California to require new buildings to be prepped for electric-car charging stations

Published: October 24, 2014

The California Building Code will require all new construction to be wired for Level 2 electric-car charging stations beginning in 2015, laying the groundwork for the gradual rollout of a more pervasive charging infrastructure.

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2014 Jaguar XJL: This large cat is fast and fun to drive - Published: October 23, 2014

I love the unique façade of the XJL, and I love the ride and handling. But, when you compare it to some of its primary competitors, it falls a little short … or high depending on your perspective.

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Next-gen A8 to be Audi’s first autonomous car - Published: October 23, 2014

Audi’s next-generation A8, due on the market in 2017, as a 2018 model, will be able to drive itself in certain situations.

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NHTSA expands Takata airbag recall: Here's an updated list of every U.S. car affected - Published: October 23, 2014

Faulty propellant has caused Takata's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12M vehicles around the world.

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Michigan Gov Snyder signs anti-Tesla bill called 'corrupt politics at its worst' - Published: October 23, 2014

As expected, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder yesterday signed a bill that bans Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers online in the state.

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Plug-in hybrids are the best competitors to fuel-cell vehicles; Here's why - Published: October 22, 2014

With the imminent unveiling of the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle, and the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell already on sale, you can expect to hear a lot more about hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the coming months.

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40+ ways that autonomous cars will improve (or ruin) the world - Published: October 22, 2014

Sparks & Honey has compiled a new report entitled "Driving Disrupted: Driverless Cars Change Everything," which attempts to describe the many ups (and several downs) of life in the rapidly approaching autonomous car age.

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Ford recalls some 2015 Mustangs... 53 of them to be exact - Published: October 22, 2014

The 2015 Ford Mustang should be hitting dealer lots all around the country throughout the month of October. Also, it's already been recalled.

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Our top 5 technology faves in the 2015 Ford Edge - Published: October 21, 2014

As Cristina Aquino, Edge Marketing Manager, stated during a recent presentation to the Midwest Automotive Media Association, technology is the No. 1 purchase reason for buying an Edge.

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National Corvette Museum sinkhole repairs to begin in November - Published: October 21, 2014

Work to fill the sinkhole in the museum's Skydome will begin November 10 and is expected to take about nine months to complete at a cost of $3.2 million.

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Delaware vehicle-to-grid test lets electric cars sell power - Published: October 21, 2014

The ability to have large numbers of electric cars store energy and feed it back into electric grids is still many years away, but researchers are studying how it could work in the real world.

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