2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is the smallest vehicle offered as a GL-branded sport-utility vehicle by the German luxury maker. Small crossovers may be the hottest part of the car market globally, and luxury offerings are flooding into the market fast.
When you're looking for a new car, there are lots of factors to consider: how the car looks, how comfortable the ride is, its high-tech amenities, the number of cup-holders.
No one likes red-light cameras. It's not just that they're automated, soulless hall monitors. It's not just that they're operated by semi-sleazy third parties that keep a big chunk of ticket revenue. It's also the fact that they seem like desperate ploys for cash.
Social media allows car fans to easily connect and share their passion, but it also exposes them to the bizarre world of copyright law. A Swiss father and son who created popular Ferrari fan pages are suing both the carmaker and Facebook.
It may look like an Audi Q7 but pictured here is actually a very early test mule for the third-generation Volkswagen Touareg, which we expect on market in the second half of 2017, as a 2018 model.
With 918 examples destined to be built, Porsche was always going to have a tougher task of selling all build slots for its 918 Spyder than McLaren and Ferrari have had with their respective flagship supercars.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013
Tesla Motors' company-owned stores have provoked a bitter response from state auto-dealer associations, who view them as a threat to traditional franchised dealerships. Yet Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to think the two business models can coexist.
Turn the clock back to 2007--when Congress passed the U.S. Energy Independence and Security Act--and biofuels like ethanol were apparently poised to solve the country's energy problems.
Even Snoopy and the Peanuts gang are getting into electric cars these days. The long-time mascot of insurance company MetLife adorns dozens of plug-in electric vehicle charging stations the company has installed at every one of its 14 company-owned and operated sites in the U.S.