2014 Fiat 500e - Quick Drive, September 2014
The Fiat 500e is a rare sight in most parts of the U.S., and as a 'compliance car,' only offered in California and Oregon and aimed to satisfy the framework of fuel-efficiency rules, it's not a viable option for many American small-car shoppers.
Audi has been developing autonomous cars for some time, and soon, that hard work could begin paying dividends. Auto News reports that in the near future, Audi will bring some of its self-driving technology to real-world consumers.
Yesterday, Apple unveiled its highly anticipated iWatch -- which, for better or worse, is actually called "Apple Watch". What'll it do for drivers? We're not entirely sure, but Apple dropped some intriguing hints.
Batmobile from Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice
The new movie Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice isn’t due in theaters for a couple of years but one of its star attractions has been revealed—no, not Wonder Woman—the new Batmobile. We’ve already been given a few glimpses of Batman's latest ride during its development, but now director Zack Snyder has revealed the completed design.
Only a month ago, Motor Trend came out with the news that Chevrolet was working on a new mid-engine platform for the next Corvette ZR1, and that this new architecture would go on to underpin the next-generation C8 Corvette. Car and Driver has now delved into the matter.
The Vanquish is the latest Aston Martin to receive the automaker's Carbon special edition treatment, with both the Vanquish coupe and Vanquish Volante convertible now available to order in Carbon Edition trim. Like the DB9 Carbon Edition launched at the 2014 New York Auto Show, the Vanquish Carbon Edition comes with the choice of black or white exteriors as standard, although customers are free to choose any color combinations they desire.
Computer-generated image of proposed Tesla Motors Gigafactory
Nevada will become the site of Tesla Motors' first battery gigafactory, and that's partially because of the incentives package lawmakers will offer the company. The factory is expected to cost around $5 billion, but how much will it cost the state?
With charging stations still scarce in many areas, "range anxiety" is a continual concern for electric-car owners. Portable generators can provide electricity where this is no infrastructure, so could one rescue a stranded electric car?
Most major automakers have nailed their colors to their mast when it comes to alternative powertrains for the future. For Volkswagen, that's electric vehicles at its most extreme. Japanese automaker Toyota has taken a different path, and is hedging its bets on hydrogen fuel cells.