Tag: auto news

Video: Nissan’s ‘Canto’ EV artificial engine sound technology debuts at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan is well aware of the lack of noise most modern EV’s produce even when whizzing by. However, in order to safely give pedestrians a “heads-up” for an approaching car, the automaker hasn’t opted for artificial engine rumble – it has chosen song. At this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan […]

2018 Audi A4 Allroad, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback named Top Safety Picks by IIHS

A trio of Audis drove home with safety accolades from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety earlier this week. Though the three cars bearing the four-ring badge didn’t earn the highest marks from the institute, the 2018 A4 Allroad and redesigned 2018 Audi A5 Coupe and A5 Sportback performed admirably […]

Video: Chevrolet reveals Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition Camaro sports car

Next year marks Chevrolet and Hot Wheels 50th anniversary of working together to create some of the flashiest finger powered vehicles the toy industry has ever seen. To celebrate, General Motors has decided to reverse its role in that partnership as the inspiration for the toy maker’s cars. This week […]

First Look: Reflective of true luxury, the 2019 Genesis G70 saves you time and simplifies your life

Genesis is now a three-sedan luxury brand in a world voracious for SUVs. The long-awaited 2019 Genesis G70, an entry-level sport sedan sharing its platform and powertrains with the arguably more compelling 2018 Kia Stinger, debuted overnight in Seoul at a “festival” attended by 15,000 people and headlined by Gwen […]

Op-Ed: Mitsubishi is setting a dangerous precedent by repurposing performance nameplates like Evolution, Eclipse

During next month’s Tokyo Motor Show, Mitsubishi will introduce a vehicle that puts the EV in Evolution and the con in concept. For the second time this year, the struggling Japanese automaker has announced a name that once belonging to a beloved performance car will be appropriated for an entirely […]

Leaked 2018 Jeep Wrangler owner’s manual provides more detail about all-new off-roader

Jeep’s recipe for the Wrangler is pretty simple. Always has been, always will be. Therefore, it comes as no surprise to learn that after scanning more than 300 pages of a leaked 2018 Jeep Wrangler owner’s manual, first published by enthusiast forum JL Wrangler and then reported on by Automotive […]

First Look: The electrifying 2020 Polestar 1 coupe is the first of three future electrified vehicles from Volvo

Volvo is transforming its performance sub-brand, Polestar, into an electric vehicle manufacturer, and has outlined its plan to bring three vehicles to market early in the next decade. Debuting in Shanghai, the first Polestar vehicle, fittingly dubbed the Polestar 1, is a grand touring coupe slated to start production in […]