Jeep isn’t just an American brand. It’s a global icon. And suitably, near the one of the headquarters of the United Nations, the Jeep Renegade is making its world debut.
Automotive fatalities have been on the decline in recent years, hovering near historic lows. However, some types of fatalities, like those of motorcyclists or those due to distracted driving have actually been on the rise.
We've written before about licence plate readers, or LPRs, which can be found in cities across America. But like all high-end technology, once-pricey LPRs have become more affordable, and now they're being used by mom and pop businesses -- especially repossession companies -- to keep tabs on drivers.
Koenigsegg Agera R
Unlike many of the wild supercars sold overseas that never make it to U.S. shores, Koenigsegg’s various products have made the trip, with the first example, a CCX, actually landing as far back as 2006. Koenigsegg is now further solidifying its presence in the world’s biggest market for supercars by appointing New York dealership Manhattan Motorcars as its main point of sale for America’s northeast.
The Lamborghini Gallardo has soldiered valiantly for the last several years of its decade-long run, with special edition upon special edition making the very most out of its now aged platform. But the Gallardo's time has come. A new Lamborghini has arrived. The Huracán, which was revealed in full today at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
Jaguar is now in the latter stages of development of a small sedan that will target the likes of the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and spy shots of a prototype wearing the production version’s sheet metal has surfaced. The new car was recently confirmed to be called the XE, and it’s set to be revealed later this year.
2012 Fisker Karma
Fisker Automotive is slowly returning. A new website isn't the be-all and end-all of a company back on the right track, but the new site is the first sign of stirring life within the company under its new owner, Wanxiang America, the U.S. arm of China's largest auto-parts firm.
Let's get the bad news out the way first: The Volkswagen Golf GTE won't be coming to the U.S. For whatever reason, VW has decided that American customers don't want a 200-horsepower plug-in hybrid Golf, with stylistic touches cribbed from the sporty GTI.
Let's get one thing out of the way up front: The 2014 Cadillac ELR is rather more than a "tarted-up Volt," in the words of more than one commentator.