Starting in 2001, Audi began making technological strides in its Le Mans series racecars. To improve fuel efficiency and horsepower, Audi engineers developed TFSI direct-injection amongst a whole host of other technologies that have quickly made the leap from…
Will turbocharged V6 and V8 engines from the Ghibli and Quattroporte and the chassis of a Jeep Grand Cherokee combine to make a sporty and soulfully Italian alternative to the BMW X6 and Porsche Cayenne?
Legislation being considered in New Jersey that would allow police officers to check a driver’s cell phone at the scene of an accident is coming under fire from the ACLU. But will it prompt other states to seek similar measures for distracted driving?
Les Edgar – a man made rich on computer games, has purchased TVR. Though Edgar has owned TVRs in the past he’s not willing to admit which, as he doesn’t want speculation surrounding what kind of car he’ll built to fester.
Cadillac aimed for the BMW 3 Series with the ATS and succeeded. Now the American luxury brand is aiming for the M3 with its ATS-V. Reported to have the 2014 CTS’ twin-turbo’d 3.6-liter V6 under the hood, the ATS-V should produce over 400 horsepower.
Hoping to make the Volt more enticing, Chevrolet has decided to boost cash incentives on the electric-hybrid to compete with deals being offered on the Nissan Leaf. But could it all help to drive the price point of future EV sales?
Within the next few years, Aptera USA will be building – by hand – examples of the gasoline-powered Aptera 2g. Across the Pacific, the Chinese will be mass-producing the Aptera 2e all-electric car. Why? We’re not sure.
When a driver gets onto the throttle, the Chevrolet Cruze Diesel will create something called “overboost,” which takes torque output from 264 to 280 pound-feet. This makes it torquier than a 1972 Camaro Z/28 with a 5.7-liter V8 under the hood.
Ford is showcasing a one-of-a-kind Ford Mustang at the Electronic Arts Expo to be featured in the 2014 “Need for Speed” film. Still, whether the new high-stakes film can live up to the thrill of past movies featuring the Mustang remains to be seen.
Toyota, despite its forward facing attitude around hybrids and plug-in hybrids might not offer an all-electric car in Europe because it fears coal-fired powerplants simply shift emissions from the tailpipe to the powerplant, perpetuating the problem.