The excitement of buying a new car can be greatly tempered by the confusing array of jargon and terms thrown around as dealerships pile it on in order to slide in extra margins. Here's what you should know.
If you were to name the leaders in self-driving vehicle technology and future strategies, who would you name? It's likely you wouldn't name the ones listed as tops in this new Navigant Research report. Hype and PR are one thing, actual work in the field is another.
An international research study that examines the safety performance of cars in the United States versus those in the European Union found a lot of key differences. Some may be due to regional effects, but many are likely due to regulatory differences.
The investigation and very likely recall of Volkswagen and Audi diesel vehicles, which is likely to go global at this point, is all about tailpipe emissions. TDI owners have little stake in that game and no reason to be unhappy about what VW seems to have done to cheat emissions tests.
Driverless technologies, such as Nissan's Autonomous LEAF or the infamous Google Cars might be what we think of when we think autonomous vehicles; but the reality is likely to be very different. Royal is now marketing the first driverless construction zone truck.
There's no denying that the Nissan Juke has taken the compact crossover market by surprise, being one of the founding models in that segment. Now, Nissan sees that going a step further, combining elements we've wanted to see from Nissan all along.
The entry-level compact luxury crossover market is booming and Infiniti wants in on the action. They've introduced the Q30 "active compact" at the Frankfurt auto show. Will it be the stick they need to stoke Infiniti's disappointing sales?
Crude oil prices are at their lowest in years, yet gasoline prices have been on the rise around much of the nation. Why is that? Don't be too quick to blame "Big Oil" profits, it could be something else.
A decade ago, the Xterra was one of the most popular offroad vehicles you could find. Now, sales figures are so abysmal that Nissan, after having left it unchanged for years, has decided to kill off the model in favor of crossovers and trucks.