SolarCity, the country’s biggest solar PV installer, and Tesla Motors, the country’s biggest electric vehicle maker (and soon to be the country’s biggest advanced battery manufacturer), could also soon become the utility industry’s worst nightmare. read more
The practice of attaching a sled to a motor vehicle then pulling it in the snow seems to be all the rage in the back country. But these guys amp it up to 11, getting dragged at ludicrous speed as they prepare to win themselves a Darwin Award.
We're all a bit jet-lagged from our week in Switzerland covering the Geneva Motor Show. But since coming home yesterday, we've had the chance to look through our full roundup of coverage, and pick out the vehicles that warmed our hearts...Show More Summary
Kia‘s next generation of mainstream passenger vehicles will feature turbocharged engines and dual-clutch transmissions similar to those offered by its European rivals. Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre powertrain manager MichaelShow More Summary
General Motors' problems with its recall of roughly 1.6-million vehicles continue to mount. Now that it has emerged that GM knew about the problem since at least 2004 but waited to recall vehicles until February 2014, regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have begun a much deeper investigation. Show More Summary
We are used to seeing full vehicles being unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, or at least concepts that presage a future model, but the German engineering group EDAG stripped things down even further to imagine a future car cockpit. Really,...Show More Summary
Hidden away in a hall underneath the new launches and glitzy stands, more than a few show-goers will have missed one of Geneva's highlights--an exhibition celebrating the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France. Vehicles from as far back as the 1920s and as recent as Audi's dominating R18 Le Mans prototype were on display, taking a brief...
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co and its Chinese joint ventures sold 73,040 vehicles in China in February, up 67 percent from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on Thursday.
Driving is the most death-defying activity the average American embarks upon. According to the CDC, "unintentional injury" (of which "unintentional motor vehicle traffic" is the leading component) is the fifth most prolific killer of...Show More Summary
After providing a sneak peek of the vehicle last month, Subaru has now fully revealed its Viziv 2 Concept, at the Geneva Motor Show. The four-door crossover hatchback hybrid builds upon ideas previously presented in the Viziv Concept, which debuted at last year's event. Show More Summary
Volkswagen dug into its commercial vehicle fleet for its latest Geneva Motor Show concept, blending the versatile body of the T5 MultiVan with a luxuriously appointed interior, 4Motion all-wheel drive and a thrifty diesel powertrain. That 177-horsepower diesel engine routes its power to the AWD system through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Show More Summary
D.C.'s Pedestrian Advisory Council also shows "the total number of pedestrians struck by motor vehicles... has been increasing in recent years." [ more › ]
Today we get our best look yet at Apple’s new CarPlay iOS feature running in new vehicles from Volvo and Ferrari. Both debuting this week at the Geneva Motor Show, Ferrari is showing off the feature in its new FF (below), while the video above from Mac4Ever gives us a hands-on demo of the feature […]
Nissan has chosen this week’s 2014 Geneva Motor Show to introduce the latest version of its popular Juke crossover. The vehicle hasn’t been announced for the U.S. market yet, but we expect it to arrive later in the year, as a 2015 model. The Juke only arrived three years ago so this only represents a mid-cycle update, and a mild one at...
Yesterday Apple announced CarPlay, and we’ve already seen the software working in Volvo and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Apple’s head of iOS marketing, Greg Joswiak, took the stage with Ferrari at the Geneva Motor Show to unveil CarPlay in the Ferrari FF, the world’s … Read more ›
The Nissan Juke is one of the most polarizing vehicles on the road today, but that doesn't mean it hasn't been a sales success, especially in Europe. Nissan is giving the the CUV its first styling refresh at the Geneva Motor Show. While...Show More Summary
Addressing the 1.4 million vehicle recall for a problem cited in 13 deaths will likely be the first big test for new General Motors CEO Mary Barra. And in a letter to employees today, she made clear that she's been on it — ever since she learned of the problem a few weeks ago. Who sees the problem here? Read more...
(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co debuted new versions of two medium-duty commercial trucks on Tuesday at a trade show in Indianapolis, vehicles that - for the first time in years - will be built without the help of Navistar International Corp, Cummins Inc or...
Tesla Motors could put its first Atlanta high-speed electric vehicle chargers at Atlantic Station — a retail, office and condo development in Midtown Atlanta. Tesla "Superchargers" deliver 150 miles of driving range in 20 minutes, and a full charge (265 miles) in an hour. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Federal safety investigators said on Tuesday they have closed an investigation that could have led to a recall of about 1.6 million Ford Motor Co sedans and crossover vehicles.