2015 Infiniti Q40
What used to be called the Infiniti G37 Sedan continued to be sold through the last model year, as a 2013 model, while the model that was to be its replacement was introduced as the 2014 Infiniti Q50, and as the former G37 Coupe was renamed the Q60. Now for 2015, the former G37 Sedan returns, continuing on as the Q40.
For nearly two decades, J.D. Power has polled customers to gauge how well they like their new rides. This morning, the firm released the results of its 19th annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout study (aka "the APEAL study"), and while luxury brands earned the highest marks from consumers, several mass-market brands proved that they've got the right stuff, too.
For much of the spring, it seemed as if General Motors issued a new round of recalls every other day, but the automaker has been largely quiet on that front for over three weeks. Could the recall party be coming to an end?
2015 Porsche Cayenne Turbo
The Porsche Cayenne is unquestionably not a sports car, but at the same time, it’s a darned sport SUV. And for the 2015 model year, it gets some spiffier sheet metal, some equipment tweaks, and, most importantly, a pair of new powertrains.
A prototype for Acura’s second-generation NSX supercar only started testing at the Nürburgring yesterday, but already the car has been destroyed. The prototype caught fire during today's round of testing but fortunately the driver managed to pull over and jump out before the flames spread to the rest of the car.
BMW turns 100 in 2016 and you can bet the automaker will mark the occasion with something special… like a celebratory vehicle. We’ve already heard that BMW might launch a hardcore version of its M4 or perhaps a new supercar from its M division.
Harley Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle prototype
The Harley-Davidson Project Livewire electric motorcycle concept has been blazing across the country, with demonstration rides offered to owners and fans on no fewer than 40 concept bikes. Now we've ridden it, and we can weigh in: The Livewire motorcycle looks great, accelerates hard, and rides smoothly.
In the next few years, American customers will be able to purchase an all-new Toyota Yaris, based on the next-generation Mazda 2 and built in Mexico. In the meantime, Toyota has refreshed the existing car with a new front facia and upgraded equipment levels.
Last month, electric-car owners finally learned the price of a replacement battery pack for the Nissan Leaf: a surprisingly low $5,500 after the old pack is traded in. Many advocates and Leaf owners promptly seized on the price to "prove" that Nissan could now build batteries for less than $250 per kilowatt-hour.