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Lamborghini is officially developing an SUV

31 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Back at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show, Lamborghini gave the world a look at what a modern Raging Bull-badged sport utility vehicle might look like. Not a bad-ass, ultra-rugged Rambo Lambo redux, but a car-like crossover for the new, eco-conscious millennium. Show More Summary

Mad Max: Day of Wrath

Movie scores are often designed to sound like they’re not even there. And sure enough, for most of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Tom Holkenborg’s music is more or less mimicking motors and the rhythmic, forward motion of each vehicle. Then,Show More Summary

Roadside air can be more charged than under a high-voltage power line

More charged particles in urban environments come from motor vehicle emissions than anything else which makes living beside a busy road with lots of diesel-driven vehicles worse for your health than living under high voltage power lines, experts say.

Takata Airbag Recall Hits Japan As Honda Calls Back 340,000 JDM Vehicles

13 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Honda Motor Company expanded the Takata airbag recall today by adding well over a quarter million vehicles in the Japanese domestic market. This move is in response to the United States recall expansion ordered last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read more...

Chevrolet to add CarPlay support to 14 vehicles for 2016 model year

General Motors' Chevrolet division on Wednesday announced plans to add CarPlay and Android Auto support to 14 vehicles in the 2016 model year, marking a major growth in availability for the two platforms.

GM to Offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay on Chevrolets

General Motors plans to offer both Google’s Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay software in most of its Chevrolet vehicles, signaling that no mobile operating system dominates the auto industry yet.

Chevrolet Bringing CarPlay and Android Auto to 14 New 2016 Models Later This Year

General Motors and its Chevrolet brand are announcing today expansive plans to bring support for both CarPlay and Android Auto to fourteen vehicle models for the 2016 model year, a move that will mark a significant step forward for the availability of enhanced in-car smartphone experiences. Show More Summary

Ford Recalls Nearly 445K Vehicles For Power Steering Failure, Fuel Leak Issues

Ford Motor Company issued two new recalls Wednesday covering nearly 445,000 vehicles after receiving numerous complaint and incident reports, including at least four accidents related to loss of power steering and high underbody temperatures. Ford...Show More Summary

GTI Vs. WRX, Jurassic World Mercedes, Batkid Begins: The Week In Reverse

A sick kid gets his wish to become a Lamborghini-driving superhero, Jurassic World shows off its Mercedes vehicles, and we compare the Volkswagen GTI to the Subaru WRX. It’s The Week In Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. If a cute, sick little boy living out his fantasy as Batman behind the wheel of a Lamborghini doesn’t warm your...

GM Could Face Criminal Charges Over Ignition Defect That Killed More Than 100

General Motors might be able to wriggle out of class action fraud lawsuits over the long-ignored ignition defect in multiple vehicles that ultimately killed more than 100 people, but the company could still face criminal charges from federal prosecutors. The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. Show More Summary

$23 Billion Mexico Port Venture Faces Snarls

by Nacha CattanBenjamin Bain (Bloomberg) Carmakers from Nissan Motor Co. to Mazda Motor Corp. are churning out record numbers of vehicles in Mexico destined for consumers abroad. Yet some executives are worried that the factory hum will slow in coming years as exports get bogged down by congestion at the nation’s ports. Show More Summary

Blame it on Smartphone or wearable device for rising road accidents - Google Glass cause more distraction than oher devices

Distracted driving can be a serious threat on the road. According to statistics, a distracted driver behind the vehicle can be real risky, thus enhancing chance of a motor vehicle crash manifold. A study says that in the United States, each day an approx. 9 people are killed and over 1,060 people are injured in […]

An Uncomfortable Factoid About the Nash Deaths

Saturday, mathematician John Nash and his wife Alicia were killed while taking a taxi. Depressingly, a little under one percent of U.S.-ians will be killed while driving or as passengers in motor vehicles. Think about how many people you know … Continue reading ?

Don't Forget—Bike The Drive Takes Over Lake Shore Drive This Sunday

Bike the Drive is this Sunday. That means Lake Shore Drive will be closed during the event to four-wheeled, motorized vehicles between Bryn Mawr Avenue and 57th Street. [ more › ]

Mazda, Mitsubishi add 630,000 more cars to Takata air bag recall

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp and Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Friday they would recall about 630,000 more vehicles to replace air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp, following similar moves last week by domestic automakers. Show More Summary

America's Decline Continues

From USA Today: The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration eliminated parallel parking from the state's driving test Tuesday, determining that mastering the much-feared and obsessively practiced skill would no longer be necessary to secure...Show More Summary

Kelly: Maryland just crossed parallel parking off the driver’s test. Our nation is doomed.

Far be it from me to disagree with a decision made by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, but I have to ask: Are you out of your flipping mind, MVA? On Tuesday the MVA announced that parallel parking is no longer part of the driver’s license test in Maryland. Show More Summary

General Motors says it owns your car's software

Buy a General Motors vehicle lately? Check the fine print. The company says you may not own some parts of the vehicle that actually make it run. Continue reading General Motors says it owns your car's software General Motors says it owns your car's software originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 May 2015 08:32:00 EST. Show More Summary

Bentley goal to be seen as standalone luxury brand rather than luxury car maker

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Iconic British manufacturer, Bentley Motors, is seeking to draw from its near one hundred year history building luxury vehicles, to be seen as a standalone luxury brand in its own right. This positioning would see Bentley mentioned in the same breath as names like Bottega Veneta and Hermes, where in the eyes of the buyer, [...]

Price cutting threatens automakers' rich margins in China

By Norihiko Shirouzu BEIJING (Reuters) - International automakers are slashing prices for vehicles they sell in China in response to a slowdown in demand that threatens the industry's rich profit margins. General Motors Co and Ford Motor...Show More Summary

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