2014 Nissan RogueEnlarge Photo
Deciding to buy an American vehicle can sound like a pretty straightforward mission. But as most shoppers focused on that will find out, it's not nearly as clear-cut as it sounds.
Nissan is hyping the 2014 Rogue compact crossover with a new online campaign called "Detour" that could be one of the better Friday afternoon timewasters we've encountered -- this week, anyway.
At noon Eastern, Chevrolet unveiled two commercials on YouTube: one for the all-new Chevy Traverse, the other for Chevrolet, the brand. Why should that matter?
Toyota FT-1 concept, 2014 Detroit Auto ShowEnlarge Photo
Toyota has made little secret of the fact it's keen for new mid-size sports car to fill the void left by the Supra’s exit from the market early last decade. And at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show last month, Toyota pulled the covers off its FT-1 concept, which looks very much like a Supra successor and is said to preview the future styling direction for the brand.
Volvo’s first Polestar-enhanced models have finally landed, and they look particularly tasty in their signature Rebel Blue paint schemes. But with any good performance car, it’s what’s inside that counts most, and in this department the new S60 and V60 Polestar models certainly don’t disappoint.
Jaguar’s new small sedan to take on the likes of the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class will go on sale in 2015 and be the first model spawned from an advanced aluminum structure known as the iQ[Al]. However, we won’t have to wait too long to see the car revealed, according to the latest reports.
Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto ShowEnlarge Photo
Tesla Motors is notoriously stingy with information about its cars and future plans, to the great frustration of news-hungry Model S owners and fans. But in a Q & A session in Norway on February 1, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the company's CTO JB Straubel revealed several intriguing new tidbits.
Well, if this is the guy who's actually going to buy a 2014 Cadillac ELR, there may be some interesting conversations to come with Nissan Leaf owners. This ELR driver is a hard-charging, self-assured, contemptuous-of-vacations, modern-home-owning middle-aged white male, as portrayed in a recent video for the new luxury range-extended electric coupe.
Where are you hedging your bets when it comes to the future of automobile propulsion? Maybe you're sticking with hybrids. Maybe you've already gone all the way to an electric car, or are rolling around in a range-extended Chevrolet Volt.