Oct 26, 2016

B13 Nissan Tsuru production to end in Mexico by May 2017

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B13 Nissan Tsuru production to end in Mexico by May 2017

Nissan confirmed that it will end production of the Nissan Tsuru (the B13 Sentra) by May 2017 in Mexico after controversy about its poor safety record.

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Oct 25, 2016

2018 Maserati Granturismo, Grancabrio means Alfieri delayed until 2021

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2018 Maserati Granturismo, Grancabrio means Alfieri delayed until 2021

Maserati has shuffled its product plans, with the new Granturismo and Grancabrio due in 2018 and 2019, and the 2-seat Alfieri coming in 2020-2021.

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Oct 24, 2016

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: 366mi EPA range rating, best in ZEV class

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: 366mi EPA range rating, best in ZEV class

The 2017 Honda Clarity fuel cell sedan has been given a range of rating of 366mi (589km) by the EPA, besting every ZEV car currently available.

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Oct 24, 2016

Toyota Avensis etymology: What does its name mean?

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Toyota Avensis etymology: What does its name mean?

The Avensis is Toyota’s large D segment family sedan and wagon in Europe, but where does its name come from and what does it mean?

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Oct 23, 2016

Lynk & Co 01: A tech-first Geely for the world developed by Volvo

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Lynk & Co 01: A tech-first Geely for the world developed by Volvo

Built on Volvo’s CMA platform, the Lynk & Co 01 is a brand new SUV from Geely that will be sold in China, Europe and the US.

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Oct 22, 2016

2017 Subaru Impreza: $18k starting, first to be US made, has 5-sp manual

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2017 Subaru Impreza: $18k starting, first to be US made, has 5-sp manual

Now that we’re over the disappointment that the new Impreza isn’t as sexy as the Concept, here’s the good news: it’s only US$100 more than the old car.

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Oct 21, 2016

2017 Honda WR-V: New SUV for South America, smaller than HR-V

2017 Honda WR-V: New SUV for South America, smaller than HR-V

At the Sao Paulo Motor Show, the Honda WR-V will be unveiled. A new SUV that sits below the HR-V and designed specifically for South America.

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Oct 21, 2016

Mercedes-Benz S-Class etymology: What does its name mean?

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class etymology: What does its name mean?

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a byword for luxury and exemplifies what the brand stands for, but what does its name mean, if anything?

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Oct 21, 2016

Toyota Avensis may not have replacement, replaced by SUVs

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Toyota Avensis may not have replacement, replaced by SUVs

With buyers preferring SUVs and entry level luxury cars to large D segment family sedans in Europe, Toyota may not replace the Avensis with a similar car.

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Oct 20, 2016

Tesla: All new cars equipped with self-driving hardware, software due later

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Tesla: All new cars equipped with self-driving hardware, software due later

From October 19, 2016, all new Tesla vehicles will be equipped with all the hardware required for full self-driving functionality.

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Oct 19, 2016

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Battery maker predicts at least 30,000 sales

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Battery maker predicts at least 30,000 sales

Kang Chang-beom, vice president of LG Chem, supplier of the Chevrolet Bolt’s batteries, predicted that at least 30,000 hatches will be sold in 2017.

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Oct 19, 2016

GMC Denali etymology: What does its name mean? What is it named after?

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GMC Denali etymology: What does its name mean? What is it named after?

Denali is GMC’s top grade specification. Available on most of its models, including the Acadia, Sierra, Yukon and Terrain, where does the name come from?

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Oct 18, 2016

Tesla Model S to be evaluated by LAPD for police patrol duty

Tesla Model S to be evaluated by LAPD for police patrol duty

The LAPD recently added 100 BMW i3 electric hatchbacks, and will now test the Tesla Model S to see if it’s suitable as a patrol car.

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Oct 18, 2016

Honda WR-V etymology: What does its name mean and letters stand for?

Honda WR-V etymology: What does its name mean and letters stand for?

The Honda WR-V is a new South American SUV that will sit below the HR-V, but what do the letters in its name mean? Find out here…

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Oct 17, 2016

2017 Lincoln Continental: Annie Leibovitz photos attempt to woo the 1%

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2017 Lincoln Continental: Annie Leibovitz photos attempt to woo the 1%

Lincoln is trying to woo the rich with a new print ad campaign shot by photographer to the stars, Annie Leibovitz, and a different take on the luxury sedan.

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Oct 16, 2016

2017 Dodge Viper orders halted, FCA assessing how many more to make

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2017 Dodge Viper orders halted, FCA assessing how many more to make

Dodge has paused ordering for the 2017 Viper, as FCA tries to figure out how many more V10 coupes it should make before closing the Conner Avenue plant.

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Oct 16, 2016

Porsche etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Porsche etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Porsche is one of the most revered and instantly recognisable names in the automotive world, but where does its name come from?

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Oct 15, 2016

Ford Falcon, Territory production ends; another RWD sedan bites the dust

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Ford Falcon, Territory production ends; another RWD sedan bites the dust

Production of the Ford Falcon sedan and pickup, and the Territory SUV, have ended, signalling an to Ford’s manufacturing operations in Australia.

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Oct 15, 2016

Renault etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

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Renault etymology: What does its name mean? Who is it named after?

Renault is a major European car maker with global reach via its alliance partner Nissan, but do you know about its history and the sad fate of its founder?

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Oct 14, 2016

2017 Chevrolet Camaro prices slashed, manual only base model added

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2017 Chevrolet Camaro prices slashed, manual only base model added

After finally outselling the Ford Mustang last month, Chevrolet is hoping to keep the Camaro firing on all cylinders with a big price cut.

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Oct 14, 2016

Smart etymology: What does its name and its letters mean?

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Smart etymology: What does its name and its letters mean?

Smart makes small rear-engine, rear-wheel drive cars targeted at city dwelling folk. That much we all know, but where does its name come from?

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Oct 13, 2016

Ford Mustang production halted due to sales dive, workers get paid holiday

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Ford Mustang production halted due to sales dive, workers get paid holiday

Ford Mustang production will be paused for seven days at the Flat Rock, Michigan, factory as sales dropped by 32 percent in September.

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