The 2015 Lexus LS 460 and LS 600h L hybrid represent the pinnacle of Lexus engineering as the brand's flagship sedans. They offer the very best in Toyota's fits and finishes–and frequently retain their value better over time than their German competitors.
Jaguar and Land Rover are together poised for quite the growth spurt. Both brands have been closely entwined since 2008, when they were sold by Ford Motor Co. to India’s Tata Motors, and given the opportunity to broaden their future portfolios with some significant investment in product development and engineering.
Everyone knows that the Super Bowl isn't just about football. The Super Bowl is an event -- a huge event -- and events are marketing opportunities. On this very special day, we're encouraged to consume, consume, consume: to drink more beer, to eat more pizza, or, if football isn't our thing, to watch more puppies.
2016 Nissan Maxima in Nissan’s Super Bowl XLIX spot ‘With Dad’
The Nissan GT-R is, without question, an impressive and engaging performance machine. The same can't be said about the Maxima, despite the "four-door sports car" moniker. But the new Maxima, due out later this year as a 2016 model, may just change that thinking as it looks to be sharing some of its style with its much more potent and expensive brandmate.
Here it is all you Fast fans, the latest trailer for the seventh installment of the ever-expanding Fast and the Furious franchise, Furious 7. It debuted during yesterday’s Super Bowl XLIX as a 60-second spot and features plenty of action not seen in the movie's first trailer.
Nissan’s new LMP1 hybrid race car set for the 2015 World Endurance Championship, which includes the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans, was revealed during yesterday’s Super Bowl XLIX in which the New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28–24.
Kia 2015 Chicago Auto Show teaser image
In the lead-up to the Chicago Auto Show, we got a teaser photo two days ago of a Kia "rugged runabout" concept that will be unveiled there in 10 days. The photo--a wintry shot of the front end of a car in an artful snow storm--immediately made us think that Kia might add electric all-wheel drive to its Soul tall wagon.
While sales of the 47-mpg Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan have ticked up as supply grows, the camaker's two other hybrid offerings seem to be in limbo. The Honda Civic Hybrid, a compact four-door sedan, and the Honda CR-Z two-seat sport hatchback are still in the lineup--but their 2014 sales continued to fall.
Part of the appeal of hybrid and electric cars is their quiet operation, but regulators fear this also poses a danger to pedestrians. That's led to several attempts to equip new hybrids and electric cars with noise-making devices, to alert blind or unaware pedestrians to their approach.