Autos: News

Florida Woman Lets 12-Year-Old Drive and You'll Never Guess What Happened

Thursday  20:25,   22 june 2017
MSN

<p>Preteens and driving just don't mix.</p>According to police, twenty-year-old Brittany Ashley Powell was watching the intrepid tween along with two younger girls when she had the bright idea to let the oldest drive everyone to a nearby[...]

Upcoming 2018 BMW X7 Spied Testing on Nurburgring

Thursday  16:36,   22 june 2017
MSN

<p>The biggest BMW yet looks surprisingly composed in the corners.</p>Riding on the same platform as its 7 Series sedan counterpart, the BMW X7 promises to be a bit more than just a stretched X5. It will reportedly come in two separate[...]

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz EV concept slated for production

Thursday  16:36,   22 june 2017
Autoblog

The EV is styled like the old Microbus.Much like BMW's i range, Volkswagen has been branding EV concepts with a common name, in this case I.D. The automaker recently showed the I.D. Crozz at this year's Auto Shanghai. While that may appeal to the[...]

Elon Musk wants to make LA Boring again

Thursday  16:35,   22 june 2017
MSN

The tech CEO's newest tunnel-building venture could quickly move around cars and pedestrians.The CEO of both SpaceX and Tesla Motors tweeted Sunday about a conversation he had with the city's mayor, Eric Garcetti, about building a network of[...]

Two new Mercedes-Benz sedans headed to North America

Thursday  16:35,   22 june 2017
Driving.ca

Count on seeing the A-Class and AMG GT sedans in North American dealers next summerAccording to Automotive News, the upcoming Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan will make the journey across the Atlantic and hit North American dealers next year. Exact[...]

2018 Cadillac XTS Now Looks More Like the CT6

Thursday  16:35,   22 june 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Full-size sedan receives thoughtful updates</p>For 2018, the Cadillac XTS gets a new design that puts it closer to the CT6. New LED headlights and taillamps have been added, and a new grille is the central focus of the updated front fascia. [...]

10th-generation Honda Accord set to debut on July 14

Thursday  16:35,   22 june 2017
Autoblog

Two turbocharged engines replace the V6.Research the Honda Accord on MSN[...]

Is Honda planning a Civic Type R with AWD?

Tuesday  17:52,   20 june 2017
Driving.ca

Along with an AWD version, Honda is also considering a more hardcore Civic Type RSpeaking with Automotive News, Civic Type R lead engineer Hideki Matsumoto says there’s a very real chance we may see more variants in the lineup, including a more[...]

Takata Will Leave Air-Bag Inflator Business, Report Says

Tuesday  17:52,   20 june 2017
MSN

<p>Takata might stop making airbag inflators altogether after fulfilling its recall.</p>Takata will pull out of the air-bag inflator market under the terms of its pending bankruptcy, according to Reuters. A scenario like this would come after[...]

Even Cummins, synonymous with diesel, is moving toward hybrids and electrics

Tuesday  16:50,   20 june 2017
Autoblog

Diesels aren't going away, yet, though.These electrified powertrains will also use a large portion of Cummins components, as well. The company said it is working on batteries, motors, and all of the controlling electronics. Representatives did[...]

Porsche earns stunning come-from-behind Le Mans victory

Monday  20:52,   19 june 2017
Autoblog

This was a 24-hour race of attrition.That left the number two Porsche, shared by German Timo Bernhard and New Zealanders Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber, to move surprisingly back into contention after being at the back of the field on Saturday. The [...]

Saleen is back with commemorative Mustang

Monday  20:49,   19 june 2017
Autofile

Championship Edition pays tribute to General Tire sponsored racing MustangIn 1985, entrepreneur/racer Steve Saleen — the creator and literal driving force behind the race-tuning, aftermarket parts and original manufacturing company — fitted a[...]

Will stronger penalties be enough to stop rise in aggressive driving?

Monday  20:49,   19 june 2017
Driving.ca

Bill 213 is aimed to stop the huge rise in fatalities from dangerous speeding, but some people still don't get the messagePolice break down crash statistics into the Big Four: distracted driving, speed, seatbelt usage and alcohol and drugs. So[...]

Ford Announces 2018 F-150, Expedition Power Figures

Monday  18:52,   19 june 2017
Automobile

Ford has finally announced horsepower and torque figures for the aluminum-intensive redesigned 2018 Ford F-150 pickup and new 2018 Ford Expedition SUV. A new Expedition Off-Road package was also revealed. Ford says that 75 percent of F-150 buyers[...]

Fiat Chrysler fights back over on-road test results

Monday  18:52,   19 june 2017
Autofile

FCA claims private lab's on-road tests not representative of EPA testsAfter obtaining court filings and communicating with WVU’s Center for Alternative Fuels Engines and Emissions (CAFEE), FCA believes the testing by CAFEE was commissioned by a[...]