If we've learned anything from the rosy, sci-fi predictions that emerged from the Space Race of the mid-20th-century, it's that human beings can be very optimistic when thinking about their future.
If you stop by an auto dealership this week, it’s likely you’ll find it bustling. The week between Christmas and New Year’s is always one of the busiest of the year.
We're still in the middle of holiday season, but parent of teenagers are already thinking ahead to spring -- specifically, to graduation and their kids' inevitable request for a car.
2016 BMW 7-Series leaked - Image via Autoweek.nl
BMW’s next-generation 7-Series, the G11, has been spotted in the wild completely undisguised. The new flagship sedan is set to be revealed later this year and should be in showrooms no later than the fall, arriving as a 2016 model.
Infiniti’s first compact car, the upcoming Q30 hatchback, has been spotted in the wild. The vehicle has already been previewed in concept form and is expected to be revealed in production trim in early 2015.
Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser shot of a new concept car it plans to present at next week’s 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. We’ve already spied a shrouded version of the concept and Mercedes has also dropped a few hints in the recent past.
2015 Chrysler 200, Catskill Mountains, NY, Dec 2014
The 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan is a good-looking, comfortable, and modern entry in a very competitive segment of the car market. Part of the Fiat-led product renaissance at Chrysler, it replaces the grim, dated previous 200 derived from the old Sebring and largely relegated to car-rental fleets.
As China attempts to grapple with its rampant air pollution, the national government and municipal authorities are taking increasingly aggressive measures to encourage adoption of plug-in electric cars. Officials recently announced the details of a previously-discussed new round of electric-car incentives, while the city of Shenzhen has joined several other Chinese cities in capping new-vehicle registrations.
It's December 31, when we like to look back to see which stories were our most popular over the entire year. Boy, did we get some surprises this year!