For several years, Tesla Motors and Toyota had a thing going on. The affair started in 2010, when the two automakers began collaborating on the Toyota RAV4 EV. Last May, Tesla and Toyota announced that they were breaking up, but according to reports, Tesla CEO Elon Musk may soon try to rekindle the romance.
A year ago, Toyota announced plans to sell autonomous cars -- or at least semi-autonomous cars -- by the mid-2010s. Tesla expects to launch similar models around the same time, and Google could be operating on an even zippier production schedule.
2016 Jaguar XE
Jaguar’s resurgence over its past several new models has been cemented with the F-Type coupe and roadster, especially in the sports car arena. Today, Jaguar unveiled the latest addition to its line: the 2017 XE, which seeks to take on the best of the sport sedan segment while delivering Jaguar’s characteristic flair for style.
The task automakers face when they have to update established sporty coupes or roadsters, like the Audi TT, is nothing to be envied. As much as we like seeing the result, it calls for a series of tough decisions.
Few cars on the market offer a better combination of style, performance and luxury than BMW’s M6, but the German automaker isn’t resting on its laurels and plans to introduce an updated version of the car for the 2016 model year. Today, we have spy shots of a prototype for the updated 2016 BMW M6.
Saleen FourSixteen based on the Tesla Model S
An electric car's main purposes are those of efficiency and reducing reliance on oil. But as cars, they're also objects ingrained into culture and often bought for emotive reasons, like speed and aesthetics. It's no surprise that with both plenty of performance and a sleek body style, the Tesla Model S is as loved by diehard gearheads as it is by electric car advocates.
Ever since we got wind of BMW's 'Megacity' electric vehicle, it's been one of the most anticipated electric cars around. Now, it's simply another electric car available to U.S. buyers--though that hasn't diminished the impact of the i3's concept-car styling, innovative interior and strong performance.
French automaker Renault is expected to show a concept vehicle at the upcoming Paris Auto Show capable of hitting 117 mpg combined. Not one to be left out, rival Peugeot will also show a 117 mpg concept at Paris--albeit one that may not be too far from production.