2015 Ford Edge
Everyone knows the Ford Explorer--and after a decade and a half on the road, everyone knows the Ford Escape, too. But what about the Ford Edge? Ford's mid-size crossover SUV has been a good performer and a strong seller, but it's gone about it all in stealth mode.
For 2016, Audi has added more standard equipment to the A3 lineup, including aluminum-look interior trim, a rearview camera, and heated washer nozzles and mirrors. An S line styling package is newly optional. S3 models also get enhanced equipment and some new options.
In hard-boiled detective films, someone usually utters the line, "Ain't nothing free in this world, kid". But a new upgrade to Ford Sync could prove that tough talk wrong.
McLaren 675LT Spider
McLaren’s 675LT is billed as the most track-focused variant in the Super Series lineup, but that hasn’t stopped the British automaker from launching an open-top version of the car. The 675LT Spider made its debut overnight, and just like the coupe it comes packing a hellish 666 horsepower.
Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has announced his resignation amid the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal where a number of Audi models, including some here in the United States, were fitted with a device to hide the true level of their emissions from regulators. Hackenberg, one of eight executives to be suspended after the cheating was discovered, is the second high-profile Volkswagen Group executive to step down amid the scandal.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll know that the first in a new trilogy of Star Wars movies is coming to theaters on December 18. In celebration of the new movie, entitled Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Dodge has released its own Star Wars-themed ad.
New York City skyline (by Flickr user AngMoKio)
By 2025, New York City could deploy a vast fleet of electric cars, under a new plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio. It calls for replacing large numbers of municipal vehicles with electric cars, potentially giving New York the largest electric municipal fleet in the country.
After admitting to installing "defeat device" software in diesel cars to cheat emissions tests, Volkswagen will go a through a long--and expensive--process to rectify things. In addition to paying to fix the affected diesel cars, it will likely face criminal penalties from regulatory bodies in multiple countries.
Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in a news conference ten weeks ago that Volkswagen used illegal software to cheat emissions tests, the company has been under heavy scrutiny.