Luxury plug-in hybrids may be a mistake

Published: August 27, 2015

Emphasis on plug-in hybrids won't prevent Tesla Motors from taking a greater share of the luxury-car market, says Professor Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer--director of Germany's Center for Automotive Research (CAR).

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5 reasons to bring back the Ford Ranger ASAP - Published: August 27, 2015

The Ford Ranger is still sold in about 200 markets outside the U.S. And it may be returning to the states in 2018.

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Barracuda coming back as a Dodge? - Published: August 27, 2015

Late last night our sources informed us that a new Barracuda is not only coming, but that it was shown in convertible form.

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This weeks' recalls: Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Ram and Volvo - Published: August 26, 2015

In case you missed it: Vehicle recalls that came across our desk this week.

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Survey: Lexus is tops in customer satisfaction, Fiat brings up the rear - Published: August 26, 2015

ACSI's top performer was Lexus, earning an average score of 84. Acura, Lincoln and Mercedes-Benz tied for second place, with scores of 83.

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Apple continues to add top talent to its autonomous team, this time from Tesla - Published: August 26, 2015

Apple continues to gobble up tech talent for its secretive autonomous automotive project.

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Hyundai to launch all-electric 'Prius fighter' model in 2016 - Published: August 26, 2015

According to the report, Hyundai has decided that it will offer an all-electric "AE" version of its forthcoming dedicated "Prius fighter," a high-tailed and aerodynamically efficient hatchback, before the end of next year.

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2016 Scion iA: Small car making big waves [First Look] - Published: August 21, 2015

With the launch of the new iA, I think Scion might have just set a new bar for entry-level sedans.

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Basically, every car is now vulnerable to hacking - Published: August 21, 2015

The auto world has been thinking a lot about hacking lately.

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Tesla to test autopilot system through consumer trials - Published: August 21, 2015

The California-based automaker says it will be working with a group of Model S owners in an effort to test the autonomous system known as Autopilot.

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Poll: Consumer interest in electric vehicles stagnating? - Published: August 21, 2015

Hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and full battery-electric cars—combined—represent only about three percent of the market. And that percentage hasn’t changed significantly since 2012.

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