Ford F-750 gets the Tonka truck treatment

At the National Truck Equipment Association’s show this week, a Ford F-750 was unveiled in full Tonka truck livery. Full disclosure: I want it.

Ford Crew Chief rebranded as Ford Telematics, goes global

We’ve mentioned Ford Crew Chief before. It’s called Ford Telematics powered by Telogis now, because the Motor Company is rebranding it and taking it global.

Mighty mite: On the 2015 MINI Cooper S interior light show

Someone did a great job of coordinating the interior light show in our 2015 MINI Cooper S — and the audio’s none too shabby, either.

Continental AMOLED dashboard display has bodacious curves

Continental AG has released a curved glass AMOLED panel that clearly trumps today’s technology of flat glass.

Could Nuance Dragon Drive Mobile give us talk-to-start?

Nuance Dragon Drive Mobile promises to bring the next generation of voice recognition capabilities to the car. Talk-to-start? Maybe not — yet. But soon?

VIDEO: Go inside the Toyota Mirai production line

You can’t say Toyota doesn’t sweat the details on its Toyota Mirai hydrogen-powered car — especially after watching these videos of the production line.

Phinergy has plans for the future of long-range EVs

Phinergy has been experimenting with metal-air batteries that could mean big things for the future of EVs.


Nissan Sentra earns IIHS Top Safety Pick rating

The 2015 Nissan Sentra earned Top Safety Pick status from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, improving from “Poor” to “Good” in the small overlap test.

Frontier living: Backroading in a 2015 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

A week in the 2015 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X is reminding me why I chose a Ford Ranger over a Fronty in 2007, and why I might change that decision today.

Why that guy who “fixed” his hybrid battery is in for trouble

The VP of a company that rebuilds hybrid batteries says that guy who did a self-repair on his hybrid battery may be in for a rude awakening.

Exclusive: We try SYNC 3 in the new Mustang

Ford’s new SYNC 3 system seems to be the best infotainment of the bunch. I was able to try it out today in an actual Ford Mustang. Are you ready for this?

MINI Clubman variant is newest Vision Gran Turismo DLC

The MINI Clubman got a go-fast makeover as it became the latest downloadable content (DLC) for Polyphony Digital’s “Gran Turismo 6″ video game.