Porsche turns up the heat with new Macan Turbo Performance Package

The Porsche Macan Turbo gets a new Performance Package that ups horsepower and torque, and includes retuned suspension and brakes. It also comes with a price tag of roughly $10,000.

Here’s your FCA brand cheat sheet for every 2017 model-year vehicle

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is one of the biggest umbrella brands in the automotive industry. To make sense of the madness, we’ve put together a roundup of 2017 model-year Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Fiat, Chrysler, and Alfa Romeo vehicles.

Ferrari's magnificent 488 GTB goes turbo, but will still please purists

As the first turbocharged mid-engine V8 Ferrari since the iconic F40 and the successor to the lauded 458 Italia, the 488 GTB has a lot to live up to. Fortunately, it appears to be up to the challenge.

Mercedes-Benz creates crossover performance middle ground with GLC43 AMG Coupe

Mercedes-AMG has revealed its latest offering: the GLC43 Coupe with 362 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque from a twin-turbo V6 engine. The compact crossover coupe goes toe to toe with BMW’s new X4 M40i.

How a fine spray of water can help automakers build cleaner engines

Bosch wants to bring the water injection system that debuted on the limited-edition BMW M4 GTS to the masses. Relatively simple, water injection promises to boost gas mileage and lower CO2 emissions.

Daimler offers up its top 10 reasons to carshare

Personal independence, modern mobility, and freedom from the burdens of car ownership epitomize the advantages of car sharing, according to Daimler. The company offers its expanding Car2go free-floating car-sharing service serves as the…

Pininfarina’s radical H2 Speed hydrogen concept car will become reality

The Pininfarina H2 Speed concept hydrogen fuel cell race car concept will enter production. Pininfarina says it will build 10 copies, at $2.5 million each. They may even be certified for competition.

Watch out Uber and Lyft — Google's new Waze-based service is coming for you

If the enemy of your enemy is your friend, Uber and Lyft may finally be on the same side as they prepare to defend themselves from Google and its Waze-based carpool service, slated to serve the San Francisco area.
Health & Fitness

Chicago installs air-quality sensors in high-traffic areas

Concerned about citizen health threats due to air quality, the city of Chicago is putting air quality sensors on 100 traffic poles to monitor and report. The computers will help monitor air pollution due to traffic, factories, and other…

More Mitsubishi models are found to have exaggerated fuel-economy ratings

Mitsubishi must stop sales of eight models in Japan after a government investigation found that fuel-economy ratings were overstated. Mitsubishi previously admitted to cheating on fuel-economy tests as far back as 1991.

Tesla has decided to go into the auto insurance business

Tesla is partnering with larger insurers to offer car insurance to people who buy its vehicles. Coverage includes features that only apply to electric cars. Damage to Tesla Home Wall connectors is insured as well as the vehicles.

Uber drivers get free access to rideshare driver expense tracker

Uber has partnered with Stride Health to offer its new Stride Drive app free to Uber drivers. Expense tracking specifically for rideshare drivers can save drivers time, hassle, and money, and save on income taxes down the road.