December means many things to many people. Chief among them: holiday meals, shopping for gifts, and socializing with family members and co-workers you'd ordinarily never speak to.
The entire 2016 Toyota Prius Liftback lineup has been priced. Well, almost all of it has—because we’re still waiting for details and all the pertinent numbers on the reformulated Prius Plug-In that’s expected in the next year.
After nearly three months of brutal headlines, there's finally some good news to report about the ongoing Volkswagen Dieselgate fiasco. (Well, good in the sense that it's not as bad as all the other stuff.)
Teaser for Henrik Fisker Design The Force 1 - Image via Automobile
Henrik Fisker’s latest project, Henrik Fisker Design, has been slowly building up its presence in the automotive sphere with a series of coachbuilt, high-performance cars. The first was the Ford Mustang-based Rocket developed with Galpin Auto Sports that we saw in early 2014.
You don’t buy an Aston Martin if you are looking for the best sports car for the money. Several more mainstream brands build cars that are more reliable and less expensive while delivering as much or more performance.
Mercedes-Benz is just a month away from the taking the wraps off its new E-Class sedan. but the four-door notchback is just the first of a handful of variants similar to what’s offered with the current generation.
2017 Ford Focus Electric, from presentation on Ford electrification plans, Dec 2015
Last month, Faraday Future announced that it was considering sites in California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Nevada for a $1 billion electric-car plant. Now, it appears Nevada is the preferred location for the plant, which will build the electric car Faraday plans to launch in 2017.
When it was launched for 2012, the Ford Focus Electric hatchback was more or less competitive at 76 miles of range. Its major competitor, the Nissan Leaf, had 73 miles of range (increased for 2013 and later years to 84 miles).
Volkswagen said two days ago that an issue involving potentially inaccurate reporting of carbon emissions in cars sold in Europe is "largely concluded." The problem--entirely separate from the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal--involved "irregularities" in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions levels in roughly 800,000 European-market vehicles, producing fuel-economy figures that were too high.