If you have a (relatively) new car, the center stack is probably flawed. You'd hoped for something sleek and intuitive, and instead, you wound up with Lieutenant Uhura's computer from Star Trek: lots of bells and whistles that don't seem to do much of anything.
Ten years ago, many folks thought that we'd all be telecommuting by now, working from home and seeing the world from the comfort of our virtual reality pods.
2014 Chevrolet SS pace carEnlarge Photo
Last weekend, during the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, the event's 2014 Chevrolet SS pace car caught fire because of some faulty electrical equipment used to power its caution lights. It looks like the issue has since been fixed because the Chevy SS pace car is back, this time for pacing duties at this weekend’s Daytona 500.
Subaru will be giving a preview of a future crossover designed to fill the void of the discontinued Tribeca with a new concept car at next month’s 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The concept isn’t completely new as it is actually an updated version of a similar one we saw at last year’s Geneva show.
The BMW M5 and Mercedes E63 AMG better watch out as Cadillac is readying a new generation of its CTS-V ballistic missile, one that’s lighter, better built and likely packing more power than its predecessor. These are the first spy shots of a prototype for the new CTS-V, which we expect to be launched on the market next year as a 2016 model.
Mazda Hazumi concept, 2014 Geneva Motor ShowEnlarge Photo
With the new Mazda3, Mazda6 and CX-5 crossover launched over the last few years, you might have forgotten the smaller Mazda2 subcompact even exists. Mazda hasn't forgotten the 2 though, and will unveil a new subcompact concept car at the Geneva Motor Show to point the way to its replacement.
The small Asian nation of Bhutan has a very big goal: It hopes to convert the country's vehicles to almost all electric power. Today, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced an agreement between the nation and the carmaker to work together toward that goal.
The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup hasn't quite reached dealers yet, but its high fuel-economy rating is already making an impression on truck buyers. Ram says it received more than 8,000 orders for the EcoDiesel in just three days, completely filling the initial allocation planned for the diesel half-ton pickup.