Home > Cars

Cars

Recent Stories

Hack me not: Auto manufacturers form an alliance to prevent future cyber attacks

Global automakers will form an entity to share and analyze information to plug software vulnerabilities that may exist in cars. The alliance will most likely be established by the end of this year.

Cars

Brits love V8 manual Ford Mustangs, and Shelby is on its way to crank things up

Ford has released a report on the buying choices U.K. customers have made when selecting the newly available Ford Mustang. Mustang specialty tuner Shelby has also recently begun making plans to follow the muscle car’s popularity overseas.

Cars

Jaguar is preparing a crossover army to battle key luxury players, led by its F-Pace

Jaguar is reportedly planning a full crossover range, starting with the F-Pace. The new models will go head-to-head with BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and Lexus for premium crossover market share.

Cars

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive could ditch its Tesla-sourced drivetrain

Mercedes-Benz could be preparing to launch an updated version of the B-Class Electric Drive, its only EV. The hatchback will get a new electric motor developed in-house and a more potent battery pack that will give it a much improved 310-mile range.

Cars

Mercedes parent company Daimler open to collaboration with Apple or Google

Daimler's CEO believes there are many potential areas of collaboration between his company and Google and Apple. The firms could build software for self-driving cars, but Daimler isn't interested in selling Apple components for its rumored car.

Cars

Mercedes shows off the S-Class Cabriolet’s swank interior ahead of Frankfurt

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet drops its top ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, offering a peek at the interior. Expect the big convertible to have the same tech features as other S-Class models.

Cars

HSV could give the GTS a ‘Vette ZR1-sourced V8 … will Chevy do the same with the SS?

HSV could send off the iconic GTS by launching what's shaping up to be Australia's most powerful muscle car. Set to arrive as a limited-edition model, the tuned GTS will allegedly pack a Corvette ZR1-sourced V8 engine tuned to make 638 horsepower.

Cars

Mercedes-Benz Stadium: Automaker inks naming rights to Atlanta’s $1.2 billion venue

Mercedes-Benz has obtained the naming rights to the new Atlanta Falcons stadium. The venue, which will also hold Atlanta United soccer games and the NCAA Men's Final Four, is set to be completed in 2017.

Cars

Future Cooper Tire tires could spring from a desert shrub

The Cooper tire and rubber company is currently developing a tire based on the natural rubber from the guayule plant. The fast growing desert shrub is native to the U.S., reducing dependence on imported natural rubber as well as petroleum-based synthetics.

Cars

Click to climb: Toyota's Tacoma TRD Off-Road conquers all with crawl control

Toyota’s tough mid-size pickup gets revamped for 2016, but does all-new tech soften the reliable off-roader?

  • Pros: Capable, built-tough mid-size truck , Handy crawl control…
  • Cons: Not more than meets the eye , Limited seat adjustments…

Road trip! Garmin’s new GPS is made for RVs, so we drove it hundreds of miles this summer to test it

Most navigation programs fail to account for the special needs of highway caravans. That’s where Garmin's $330 RV 660LMT comes in, which is designed to address the particular…

  • Pros: Excellent lane assist directions , Clear, concise graphics…
  • Cons: Missed some RV obstacles , Suggested dirt roads without…

Audi shows a mysterious last-gen A3 Cabriolet with six doors and eight seats

Audi has published images of a mysterious last-gen A3 Cabriolet that has been stretched and fitted with two extra sets of doors. The car asks more questions than it answers, but odds are it was built by a team of young Audi apprentices in Germany.

Cars

Jeep Wrangler Popemobile to ferry Pope Francis on U.S. Trip

A Jeep Wrangler will reportedly be used to transport Pope Francis on his upcoming U.S. trip. a Wrangler was previously used on a visit to Ecuador, and could be the perfect vehicle for a U.S. visit.

Cars