2014 Chevrolet SS - First Drive, December 2013Enlarge Photo
Just as New Jersey governor Chris Christie is struggling to distance himself from one scandal, he’s becoming embroiled in another polarizing controversy—by expediting a rule proposal that would effectively block electric-car maker Tesla Motors’ direct-sales model in the state.
Did General Motors wait too long to initiate a recall to remedy a potentially dangerous design flaw? Pressure on GM from Washington, D.C., escalated Tuesday, as a Congressional investigation gave the automaker two weeks to respond.
Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4Enlarge Photo
Having only made its world debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show last week, Lamborghini’s new Huracán LP 610-4 has since made a surprise showing at the recent 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. On hand for the car’s official North American debut was Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann who was able to meet with potential customers and tell them all about the latest raging bull from Sant’Agata Bolognese.
The all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a blast to drive, so the upcoming AMG variant should be an absolute hoot. Prototypes for the car have been spotted wearing the least camouflage gear we’ve seen yet, which means an auto show debut can’t be far.
From April 1, Acura will have its own sales and marketing division separate to that of Honda for the first time. The move is intended to create greater clarity and more cohesive sales and marketing plans that are better suited for its products, Acura said in a statement.
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (S500)Enlarge Photo
So far, Mercedes' exploration of electric vehicles has been fairly diverse. It started, logically, with the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive. But then it jumped to the other end of the scale with the SLS AMG Electric Drive supercar.
If drivers are going to use an alternative fuel, they need places to fill up their tanks. Honda announced today that it will install a compressed natural-gas (CNG) fueling station near its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant.
Give Felix Kramer credit for thinking big. Twelve years ago, he and others founded CalCars, a group dedicated to promoting plug-in hybrid vehicles with large battery packs--and built the world's first plug-in Prius hybrid.