• British Car
    2016 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage Review

    Even after 40 years the muscle memory kicks in. The left leg pushing the springy clutch pedal to the floor through its circular arc; the left arm out almost at waist height to find first gear, then reaching down past the left knee for the e-brake; the awkward stomach crunch as you guide the stubby […]

  • American Car
    Tesla Model S Driver Naps While Autopilot Drives in Traffic

    A new video on Facebook has exposed another Tesla owner forgetting that his Model S isn’t an autonomous vehicle. Well, that didn’t take long. Just when you thought people were already misusing Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system, something comes up that trumps everything else. In the video, a man was caught in Los Angeles traffic […]

  • Automotive News
    Cosworth Will Open Detroit Plant to Supply an Unnamed Automaker

    Cosworth’s CEO, Hal Reisiger, declined to disclose the manufacturer’s identity and only said that it makes “high-performance road cars.” British supplier Cosworth, a company that specializes in electronics and powertrain products for performance cars, has announced it will open a new $30 million facility in Detroit, according to a report from Automotive News. The company, […]

  • American Car
    2016 GMC Yukon SLT Premium Edition Gets Denali-Worthy Touches – Motor Trend

    Unique design touches on the 2016 GMC Yukon SLT Premium Edition include 22-inch chrome wheels, bright chrome body-side moldings, a polished exhaust tip, and a chrome grille. Also look for fold-flat second- and third-row seats, a programmable power liftgate, wireless phone charging, GMC’s IntelliLink multimedia interface with an 8-inch touchscreen and navigation, Apple CarPlay and […]

  • Acura
    The First 2017 Acura NSX Eventually Rolls off the Line

    And although only pre-production cars were on the assembly line at the time, the facility was brimming with potential energy. Finally, after what seems like the longest gestation in automotive history, the plant has produced the first production 2017 Acura NSX. Back in March, we got a glimpse behind the curtain of Acura’s brand new […]

  • American Car
    Uber & Toyota in Talks Over Growing Ridesharing Market

    As part of the deal, Toyota will allow consumers to lease their cars through Toyota Financial Services and make their monthly payments with revenue earned as Uber drivers. One advantage of the new agreement is that it will allow for a flexible lease period tailored to the driver’s vehicle needs. Toyota and Uber have signed […]

  • Auto Tech
    Lexus Given Hybrid Crossover as CT 200h Replacement – Motor Trend

    Despite selling 652,000 units globally, Lexus has struggled to gain momentum in the European luxury market, which is worth around 750,000 cars yearly. Part of Lexus’ future strategy is to take advantage of the move against diesel-powered cars in city centers, with Uyttenhoven noting “300 European cities now have some law concerning access.” Due to […]

  • American Car
    Ford Recalled 270,000 2013-2014 Ford F-150 for Brake Issue

    Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 270,000 2013-2014 Ford F-150 pickups for an issue involving the brake master cylinder. The Problem: In certain vehicles, brake fluid could leak from the brake master cylinder into the brake booster, which could reduce braking effectiveness, potentially leading to a crash. The automaker says the issue only […]