2014 Tesla Model S
Back in October, Tesla Motors' CEO, Elon Musk, shocked the auto world when he unveiled "The D", a performance package for the company's Model S sedan. The D package was slated to go on sale last month.
We weren't invited to Uber's New Year's Eve party, but we have to imagine that company execs were double-fisting the Dom Perignon to blot out the memory of 2014. A new upgrade to the ridesharing start-up's smartphone app may signal a more sober approach to doing business in 2015.
Let’s just go ahead and say it: There’s a dearth of high-efficiency vehicles on the U.S. market that offer a third row of seating.
2016 Infiniti Q60 concept
A thinly-veiled concept version of Infiniti’s next-generation Q60 coupe will make its debut next week at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, a teaser for which was released last month. Today we have our first complete look at the concept.
State-owned Chinese automaker GAC Motor is determined to build up a presence in global markets and will return to the Detroit Auto Show this year to present its new GS4 compact crossover. This will be the first time GAC Motor debuts one of its vehicles outside of China, a move the automaker says reinforces its global drive.
Audi is making two world premieres at this week’s 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, one of which is an autonomous A7 concept that drove to the event itself, after starting off Saturday in San Francisco. The total distance traveled was more than 550 miles.
Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Volt
One week from today, the new 2016 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car will be unveiled in Detroit. But Chevy has been teasing the new car since August, releasing a partial image here, a powertrain tutorial there, and GM's largest brand did it again yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Underneath its radical styling, the BMW i3 electric car has some unusual features. Its carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) body shell and aluminum chassis are unlike anything found in most other cars--let alone its floor-mounted battery pack and optional range-extending two-cylinder engine.
The Nissan Leaf, which has long been the world's best-selling electric car, has added another laurel to its crown. With December sales of 3,102 units, total Leaf sales in the U.S. for 2014 totaled 30,200 last year--a new yearly record for any plug-in electric vehicle in the country.