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Faraday Future gets green light to test autonomous cars in California

Faraday Future gets green light to test autonomous cars in California

The first all-electric cars from start-up automaker Faraday Future are expected to go on sale around 2018 (initially: 2017). In preparation for that event, the company has received approval from the state of California to begin testing its autonomous vehicles on public roads. Sources say that those... read more

June 24, 2016 by -
 
2017 Kia Sorento

Kia tops JD Power's initial quality survey for 2016

Kia jumped Porsche to take the top spot in JD Power's Initial Quality Survey, the research group announced Wednesday. It was the first time the Korean automaker took the top... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2015 Toyota RAV4, IIHS small front overlap crash test

Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4 protect passengers very differently in new IIHS tests: video [UPDATED]

Updated with a statement from Toyota. See below. Back in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety added a new challenge for automakers: the small front overlap test... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2016 McLaren P1 LM prototype

2017 Fiat 124 Spider, Kia top in quality, McLaren P1 LM supercar: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Review Fiat expands its lineup for 2017 by adding the 124 Spider, a two-seat sports car based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata. While the... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Saudi Arabian women driving bumper cars in Arwa Al Neami's documentary Never Never Land

Saudi women taste driving freedom behind the wheel of bumper cars: video

Everyone likes a carnival. Some people like the funnel cakes, some like the totally-not-rigged games, and Saudi Arabian women like the bumper cars. Scratch that: they love... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
NEVS logo

Yup, Saab's officially dead. Again

The zombie auto brand known as Saab is officially dead. Again. This may come as some surprise, because apart from one recall, we haven't reported on Saab since 2014. Even the... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
2016 Kogod Made In America Auto Index

Study: Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia 'most American' models on the road

When shopping for a new ride, many car-buyers fixate on one or two things--important things like fuel economy or reliability. But some go a step further and consider an... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept, 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

2017 Dodge Viper, BMW i3 batteries, Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
2017 25th anniversary limited-edition Dodge Vipers

Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year

Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper. Unfortunately, part of the festivities involve killing... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
Battery storage system electrified by BMW i

BMW i3 batteries will become energy storage systems for the home

First, there was the Powerwall, the wall-mounted battery from Tesla Motors designed to store electricity generated by solar panels and help consumers escape the grid. Sensing... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Porsche engineer: Tesla's 'Ludicrous' mode is 'a facade'

Volkswagen's commitment to electric cars might be iffy, but according to Automobile, at least one engineer at its Porsche subsidiary is in it to win it--and by "it", we mean... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Bentley Mulsanne, Bavarian press drive 2016

LED street lights, 2016 Ford Taurus, 2017 Bentley Mulsanne: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Are LED street lights making drivers sleepy and fat? The AMA thinks they might If you've been to a hardware store lately, you know that the big thing... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
Drowsy drivers warning sign (photo by Flickr user Phil Robinson)

Are LED street lights making drivers sleepy and fat? The AMA thinks they might

If you've been to a hardware store lately, you know that the big thing in lighting is no longer compact fluorescents, but LEDs. America's cities have noticed, too, and... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen to axe 40 models in an effort to recover, refocus

As we reported on Friday, Volkswagen is crafting a new game plan dubbed “Together: Strategy 2025” to deal with the fines, repair fees, and sales slump associated... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Tony Dow & Jerry Mathers in 'Leave It To Beaver'

1962 Chevrolet Corvair reunited with original owner, Leave It To Beaver's Tony Dow

In 1982, the novelty girl-group Angel and the Reruns released "Beaver Cleaver Fever", a pop song about the magic of Leave It to Beaver. That TV show ended its run in 1963... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Production-spec Ford GT at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

VW Dieselgate update, 2016 Ram 1500, 2017 Ford GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Volkswagen Dieselgate update: Fix deadline extended again, Muller promises 30+ electrics by 2025 Next Tuesday, June 21, is the big day: the day that... read more June 20, 2016 by


 

 
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