From The Car Connection:
We’ve been fans of the Honda Pilot since it was brand-new, back in 2003. The first one was a big hit—but the next one had a rugged SUV look that was out of step with its on-road talents.
Following an order from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the airbag manufacturer Takata has agreed to expand its recall of airbag inflators—effectively doubling the scope of a recall pertaining to potentially injurious or deadly shrapnel-prone airbag deployment.
The new wave of small SUVs is here. Even if you haven't seen the new Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, or Fiat 500X yet, you've probably seen the toughest-looking baby ute of them all--the Jeep Renegade.
New Ford GT supercar
From Motor Authority: New Ford GT Spy Shots Caught testing in production trim—or a somewhat more naked version of production trim—for the first time, this is the Ford GT. While it’ll cost $400,000 and only sell about 250 units per year, the Ford GT has stirred something in enthusiasts everywhere.
Maserati has gone to great lengths to hide the look of its new Levante, with even the most recent test mules relying on makeshift Ghibli bodies in order to keep the final design a secret. Unfortunately for the Italian brand, some patent drawings that are likely to be the real deal have just surfaced and reveal the new SUV’s design in full.
The 1993 Toyota Supra stunt car used during filming for the original Fast and the Furious movie that came out in 2001—and driven by the late Paul Walker—has sold at auction for $185,000.
Sir Stirling Moss in his Renault Twizy electric car, London, May 2015
Celebrities are always a good way to draw attention to cars. Now the U.K. arm of French carmaker Renault has made a short video about one very well-known driver of its Twizy electric car.
Car theft is something every owner has to worry about, whether the vehicle is powered by gasoline, electricity, or a combination of both. But sometimes, rather than stealing an entire car, criminals only go for certain valuable components.
Apparently, solar panels aren't just for roofs anymore. The Dutch company SolaRoad has long planned to build bike paths and roadways with embedded solar panels, using nominally open space for renewable-energy generation.