When it comes to cars, for me, it has always been what is on the inside that counts. Truth be told I have always had an affinity for Mustangs, and I coveted a 65′ for my first vehicle. But that was 25 years ago. And even back then the problem with Mustangs on Long Island is the more »
One nice thing about Harbor Freight Tools is with a coupon you can get a halfway-decent emergency Jump Starter Pack for under $40. Or something like this all-out deal: The problem is it is never in the car when I need it. mPower Technologies Inc. (http://mpowertech.com/) announced the new product launch of the mPower Jump It more »
Shortly after we tested the new-for-2014 GMC Sierra, Chevrolet sent us its version of the new GM truck, the Chevrolet Silverado. It proved every bit as quiet as its sister.
LIVONIA, MI – TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has announced that its latest Lane Keeping Assist technology, incorporating closed loop control, has gone into production for the first time on two vehicle platforms for the European market. Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) integrates data from a video camera sensor with Electrically Powered Steering (EPS) to apply a more »
A trio of Mazda6 race cars powered by SKYACTIV-D diesel engines will face off at the Thunderhill 25-Hour race in a dealers-versus-factory showdown that you can stream live online — for all 25 hours, if you like.
TORRANCE, CA – Honda has introduced the next generation of connected-car technology to meet the evolving needs of today’s tech-savvy, always-connected consumers: Honda Display Audio and HondaLink. Together these technologies represent the most advanced information and media connectivity package ever offered by Honda. Additionally, the 2014 Civic equipped with Display Audio marks Honda’s first factory more »
Unfortunately when you park the i-MiEV next to a Tesla, the design compares to a Ferrari 360 Stradale compared to one of those electric cars you would find residing in a retirement community. However, there is a lot of engineering behind the i-MiEV, and Mitsubishi is making the price to enter cheaper while pumping the more »
ROCHESTER, NY – Perseverance and creativity enabled a 75-year old General Motors manufacturing facility here to go landfill-free. The journey took four years and included seven attempts to recycle a challenging oily filter sludge generated from a machining operation. The plant, which produces components to enable better vehicle fuel efficiency, and its nearly 1,100 employees more »
CORONA, CA – Saleen Automotive, Inc., the American specialty manufacturer of high performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel, has confirmed that the Company is currently in development to produce an electric vehicle for eventual distribution and sale. “We recognize that electric cars are a trend, not a fad and expect this vehicle more »
But of course Volvo would want to pursue autonomous car technologies as a way to improve safety, right? The company that has built a safety reputation without equal said in a press release that “the company’s vision is that cars should not crash.” The way to that goal, according to the Volvo, is to make more »
It is a tough choice. Do one thing and do it well? Or offer your customers a lot of options? Audi has decided to do a lot of powertrains well when it comes to the A3. Audi has worked hard to become known as the brand with the most complete lineup of clean-diesel vehicles in more »
Ford says the Police Interceptor Sedan’s skinnier, more genial sister, the Ford Special Service Police Sedan, got the official nod from the EPA, who rated it at 30 MPG highway.