The Los Angeles Auto Show always comes through with green cars, luxury cars, and a few surprises. And true to form, this year's show christened a new Porsche SUV, a new electric VW, and a new convertible from BMW. These were just a handful of the big reveals from this year's show…
f you live in the U.S. and plan to travel this holiday week, you're not alone. According to AAA, over 43 million Americans -- 43.4 million, to be exact -- are expecting to do the same.
As fall slips into winter, cities, counties, and states across the northern U.S. begin readying their stockpiles of salts for icy roads. During cold weather, salts and other treatments help keep drivers safe, but they can also wreak havoc on our cars.
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Video-game-like' is how we've heard the Nissan GT-R driving experience described on many occasions. The description is apt, especially when you're out on the track. This is a car that's so astonishingly fast—0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds for the current 545-hp version—that you can become bleary-eyed before you reach its ragged edges.
Swedish motorsport and engineering firm Polestar is slowly establishing itself as the official performance arm of Volvo, starting off with running the automaker’s motorsport program and more recently dabbling in the world of tuning Volvo road cars. Polestar first launched a hotted-up C30 concept in 2010 and then unleashed a 508-horsepower S60 concept last year.
Nissan's BladeGlider electric sports-car concept measures up as one of the wildest concepts of the Tokyo Motor Show. And what makes it particularly far out is that Nissan plans to build it.
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We know what the all-new 2015 Honda Fit hatchback will look like; that car was unveiled in Japan last July, and then went on sale in September there. But have we now seen what the sedan model of the 2015 Fit will look like as well?
Nissan is readying a new lithium-ion chemistry for its Leaf electric car, aimed at better range performance in hot-weather climates. And it's likely bound for all Leaf models in the first half of next year.
It's been a bumpy few months for electric car maker, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. While enjoying the highs of high customer satisfaction and continued praise for the Model S electric sedan, the company has also endured high scrutiny for a trio of accident-related fires in its vehicles.