2015 Dodge Challenger gets five-star NHTSA rating

It probably won’t make a difference when you tell your insurance agent you bought a Hellcat, but the Dodge Challenger earned a five-star rating from NHTSA.

BMW ConnectedDrive Store to open for US customers

Think of the BMW ConnectedDrive Store as Google Play for your BMW’s factory infotainment system, where you can buy apps you’d use while driving.

Hitachi construction equipment to get Nissan autonomous tech

Nissan said it will license its Around View Monitor (AVM) and Moving Object Detection (MOD) technology to Hitachi Construction Machinery Company.

Magnaflow already has cat-back setup for Ford F-150 2.7L EcoBoost

Despite the engine’s newness, the folks at Magnaflow already have a cat-back setup ready for the 2015 Ford F-150’s 2.7-liter EcoBoost mill.

Audi A3, S3 sedans earn five stars from NHTSA

And the good news for crash test results continues to roll in for Audi, this time for its A3 and S3 sedans.

A Plasti Dip check-up after Black Friday score

After snagging some deals on a discount during’s Black Friday sale, here’s an update on how my Saab’s recent Plasti Dip job is holding up.

Treadstone TR8L intercooler looks promising

We take a look at how Treadstone’s TR8L intercooler stacks up when compared to do88’s intercooler for the Saab 2.8. The TR8L seems to be the better option.

Memphis Car Audio shipping its new badass Bass Reference woofer

Memphis Car Audio is shipping its highly anticipated Bass Reference car audio subwoofers. Prepare for extreme bass.


Three’s Company: 2015 Mazda3 entertainment options

The Mazda3 has some nice entertainment options through its Bose audio system — which, although I’m not a huge fan of Bose systems, is a pretty good one.

Carlos Ghosn says infrastructure = EV sales

Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn thinks he’s got this whole Chicken-or-Egg Conundrum of EV sales all figured out.

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron aces Euro NCAP

The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron became the brand’s first volume production plug-in hybrid to earn the top score of five stars in Euro NCAP crash testing.

Let the greening of Honda dealers commence!

Honda issued the “Honda ‘Green Dealer’ Guide” in an effort to help its dealers adopt what it called “more environmentally responsible business practices.”