From The Car Connection:
The BMW X6 was once unusual in its form factor, but it's gained companions, from within the brand and without: the BMW X4 takes the coupe-crossover theme down a size, and Mercedes-Benz will soon follow with its GLE Coupe, a sexier take on what's now called the M-Class.
The 2015 Ford F-150 makes some great leaps ahead, with its aluminum-intensive, aerospace-styled construction, fuel-efficient turbocharged engines, and tech-loaded cabin. But the safety of this aluminum-bodied F-150 has been an open question—until now.
One of the things that Fiat fans like about the company's iconic 500 model is its retro style. The lines and silhouette of today's version hearken back to the 500's debut nearly 60 years ago in 1957.
2016 Volvo XC90 Excellence
With the launch of its all-new XC90, Volvo is hoping to convince new car buyers that it can build an SUV that’s just as dynamic, high-tech and luxurious as the Germans, albeit it with a Scandinavian twist. To really send the message home, the automaker at next week’s 2015 Shanghai Auto Show will present this new range-topping variant, the XC90 Excellence.
These are the latest spy shots of Jaguar’s upcoming SUV based on the C-X17 concept first shown at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. Previously thought to be an "XQ" or "Q-Type", Jaguar has since confirmed that it’s first-ever high-riding model will be called an "F-Pace".
Bob Lutz isn't known for pulling punches. The industry icon speaks with all the bravado you'd expect of an old-school Marine fighter pilot, and he has just sounded off on manufacturer-sponsored racing.
Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show
The Lexus LF-SA Concept that made a first appearance this past month at the Geneva Motor Show definitely pushes the brand into unexpected design territory—and down to an unexpectedly small size.
When it comes to getting the highest fuel efficiency, there's something to be said about buying the smallest car possible, and driving it with care. That alone can yield impressive savings when trading down from a bigger car--and without making the jump to a hybrid.
Five years into the era of modern electric cars, the biggest cost remains the battery pack. Now there's data to confirm that not only are the costs of the battery cells falling, but that they are falling at rates pretty much in line with historical declines.