DETROIT (Reuters) - An internal review that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles conducted from mid-2015 found that U.S. sales figures were inflated by 5,000 to 6,000 vehicles, partly amid pressure to keep the company's year-over-year monthly sales streak alive, the Automotive News reported Monday, citing two sources at FCA. Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net It’s rare when we get the lowest trim level on a test vehicle, but that’s what we got with the 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. Usually we get the top trim models loaded with everything: leather, premium sound, navigation, 12-way power seats, and more. It’s not easy to reach down to adjust the seat with a […]
Due to growing tension between police and citizens, the White House will review its ban on what military equipment that can be deployed by police, including grenade launchers and tracked armored vehicles.
The federal agencies reviewing the country’s corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) targets are pleasantly surprised by the amount of fuel-saving technology in modern vehicles, and hint that the target they decided on back in 2011 is still doable. Show More Summary
Yesterday federal agencies launched a mid-term review of the Obama administration’s emissions and fuel efficiency standards for passenger cars and light trucks — standards that aim to double these vehicles’ fuel economy to 54.5 miles per gallon and cut GHG emissions in half by 2025. The Obama administration says this will reduce emissions by 6 […]
The 2017 Jaguar F-Pace is perhaps one of the most energetic and refreshing SUVs on the market today, but can the British brand truly extend itself to such a vehicle? On its own, Jaguar’s first ever SUV is a stunner. Every angle and detail comes from the continuing genius of designer Ian Callum and his […]
After a lot of teasing, Volkswagen has finally rolled the Beetle Dune into showrooms. We spent a week with one the vehicles that harkens back to the Baja Bugs of the 1960s and 1970s, and although this modern rendition isn't built toShow More Summary
It’s not the first time Bentley has built an all-wheel drive vehicle. In fact, Bentley has a long history of building powerful cars that send torque to all four wheels. This time around it’s different. This time, Bentley has developed an all-wheel drive vehicle capable of going off-road — majorly off-road. An all-wheel drive vehicle […]
A few weeks ago, Windows 10's lock screen suddenly served up an image of unearthly beauty: a luminous alien mushroom vehicle of some kind, delicate and almost translucent, perched on the end of a midnight jetty. It turned out to be the...Show More Summary
In the spirit of giving the fans what they want, we’ve been reviewing plenty of commercial vehicles lately, and the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Vito 114 LWB van is the latest to spend some time in the CarAdvice garage. The commercial van sector is perhaps more competitive now than it has ever been, and the appearance […]
The luxury sport utility market is small, and the exclusive club of offroad-ready vehicles in it consists of only a handful of models. Of those, Lexus offers three strong contenders, including the well-established GX 460. After a week...Show More Summary
For 34 consecutive years, the Ford F-150 has been the best-selling vehicle in the United States and the best-selling truck for even longer. Ford sold 780,354 of its F-series trucks in 2015, including models from its brawnier 250, 350, 450 and 550 lines, outpacing trucks made by Chevrolet, Ram,...
I’m coming into this review pretty conflicted. Not about the car — the new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is an extremely impressive vehicle, and I’ll cover why in plenty of detail — I’m conflicted about what this car actually means both to Cadillac and to us Americans, as people. It’s not bad, necessarily — well, here, we’ll just talk through this. Read more...
The fatal crash of a Tesla electric car using an autopilot feature still in beta testing -- and never reviewed by regulators -- highlighted what some say is a gaping pothole on the road to self-driving vehicles: the lack of federal rules. Automakers do not need to get the technology approved by...
If the Central Intelligence Agency was looking for a turnkey solution to the ultimate getaway vehicle, it would be this – the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Night. This limited edition version of Jeep’s full-size, hot-rod SUV certainly looks the part. Armed with a factory-fitted stealth styling pack and a $97,000 price tag, it’s a hefty $7000 […]
The CarAdvice rationale for taking on long-term loan cars (which supplement the growing fleet of cars we own outright) isn’t hard to get your head around. Living with a vehicle for a few months is a very different thing to the week-long loans that are our bread-and-butter. A long-term press car is an evolving story, […]
Through its history, Land Rover has retained a well-deserved reputation for offroad ruggedness and capability. In more modern times, however, these vehicles – especially the Range Rover models – have stepped away from their militaryShow More Summary
USA Network has been moving away from blue-sky drama territory and delving into the world of remakes for some time, ordering reboots of films (the Ryan Phillippe vehicle Shooter) as well as international series (Adi Hasak’s forthcoming Eyewitness) in just the last year. Show More Summary
The European-built service module for NASA’s Orion crew-transport vehicle will be three months late in being shipped to the United States following modifications to the design recommended by a June 16 program review, a senior European...Show More Summary
The two-year-old BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe has always been one of those segment-defying vehicles, a half-way point between a racy two-door and practical family hatch. As part of a range-wide BMW 4 Series mid-life upgrade launched this week, this segment-straddler has been given a suite of significant upgrades designed to make it more appealing than […]