Auto Peeves: When too much is too much

Published: April 27, 2015

I have to admit that this week’s rant falls under the heading of #FirstWorldProblems because all the vehicles I’m looking at are luxury-level, and the features I’m looking at aren’t necessarily make-it-or-break-it for the vehicles in question.

Read More »

...

Tesla website, Twitter account, Musk Twitter briefly hacked - Published: April 27, 2015

For a brief period Saturday afternoon, hackers appear to have taken over the Tesla Motors website and Twitter account.

Read More »

...

Subaru to strengthen STI’s presence in U.S., launch more tuned cars - Published: April 27, 2015

Right now only STI’s WRX STI is sold in the U.S. but the head of the in-house tuner plans to change that.

Read More »

...

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Highest MPG of any sports car - Published: April 27, 2015

Mazda has released full details for the redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata lineup; and while pricing and features have been updated incrementally, far and away some of the biggest surprises in this model’s specification panel are its EPA fuel economy ratings.

Read More »

...

2015 Porsche Panamera S: Sporty sedan gives new perspective on driving [First Look] - Published: April 24, 2015

The Porsche Panamera S may appear under the guise of a sedan, but in truth, it has more in common with a sports car.

Read More »

...

2016 Acura NSX tech secrets revealed - Published: April 24, 2015

When it finally launches on the market, the 2016 Acura NSX will be one of the most advanced performance cars in production, a feat made all the more impressive when you factor in that you won’t need to be a millionaire to afford one.

Read More »

...

Getting more electric cars on roads faster: Recommendations from NRC - Published: April 24, 2015

Government incentives and support programs have been helpful to the proliferation of electric cars, but a new report says there remains more to be done.

Read More »

...

BMW, Aston Martin, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz: Why are automakers heading south? - Published: April 24, 2015

In case you hadn't noticed, there's a mass migration underway in the auto industry. Whether they sell luxury SUVs or mainstream sedans, car companies of all stripes are heading south.

Read More »

...

Video Time Out: Toyota shows manure can fuel more than your garden - Published: April 23, 2015

With a snarky but educational tone, the automaker works toward stamping out criticism of its fuel cell dreams.

Read More »

...

J.D. Power: Younger drivers will pay nearly twice as much for in-car tech than older shoppers - Published: April 23, 2015

J.D. Power has released its 2015 U.S. Tech Choice Study, which surveys consumers to gauge their opinions on in-car technology. As interesting as the study is, though, we can't say that it's full of surprises.

Read More »

...

Lincoln may revert to classic names - Published: April 23, 2015

Lincoln rolled out its Continental concept car at the recent 2015 New York Auto Show and confirmed that it would spawn a production version also bearing the Continental name.

Read More »