Lexus is planning to dominate the premium small crossover market when it introduces its new vehicle. Two versions are possible, a super-efficient hybrid and a rocket with a V6. Here's how they will do it.
Based on a recent Tweet from Elon Musk and a hint dropped in Tesla’s quarterly report, the firm may be working on a replaceable battery scheme to speed up recharging, or is at least promoting the notion it might have such intentions.
Startup carmaker Elio Motors has unveiled their prototype 3-wheeler at an event in Michigan. The car claims 84 mpg highway and safety standards equivalent to most compact cars. Are they better than all of the other failed 3-wheel automakers who've come before them?
The National Safety Council claims reporting on the causes of traffic fatalities is dramatically wrong and that fully a quarter of all deaths are related to cell phones. Here is a look at their study and some reasons why their conclusion is hard to take seriously.
Toyota's engine plant in West Virginia has built ten million powertrains (engines, transmissions) and is now celebrating a billion horsepower - enough horses to stop the earth's spin and wreak havoc on our ecosystem. But they promise to use it only for good.
The first full-sized, full-powered, 12-liter heavy-duty trucking engines powered by pure natural gas to be commercially produced are now in service in Georgia. And you can expect to see many more of them in the near future.
Hoping to blend solutions for economic, environmental, and human problems in one car, Toyota's new ME.WE concept rethinks how automotive is traditionally approached. The design is both odd and refreshing.
A recent J.D. Power and Associates survey highlights the importance to shoppers of car audio and navigation. Buying a certified pre-owned or used vehicle does not have to mean living with old sound and navigation technology. Here is what you need to know.
The 2013 Global RallyCross season kicked off this past weekend at X Games Brazil but on a variety of levels – the Brazilin X Games failed to build on the momentum gained by the Global RallyCross association during the 2012 season even though the first event ended in a fantastic lap last pass.
While some private investors in Scuderi Engine Group express their dismay at the delay in OEM acceptance of the evolutionary split-cycle engine, the realities of today’s automotive business models are clear, as my interview with Stephen Scuderi at 2013 SAE World Congress in Detroit revealed.