Audi allroad earns 5-star NHTSA rating

The 2014 and 2015 Audi allroad — Audi insists the car’s name is to be typeset lower-case, just FYI — reportedly has earned National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s highest crash safety rating.

Autonomous Audi RS 7 races around Hockenheimring

We told you it would happen: An autonomous Audi RS7 raced around Hockenheimring at full speed today in Germany — with no driver on-board.

2015 Mustang recalled? Play with the Mustang App instead

If you’re one of the 50 whose Ford Mustang was recalled this week, at least you can play with the new Mustang Owner app in the meantime.

Ford, NextEnergy challenge suppliers on LED lights

Ford and NextEnergy are teaming up to challenge suppliers to advance LED lighting technology for automobiles.


Elon Musk bullish on autonomous cars — five or six years? Next year?

Elon Musk is very bullish on the timeline of the autonomous car. And let’s face it: He figures it might as well be a Tesla.

Dr. Z coming to CES in 2015

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, A.K.A. Dr. Z, will discuss autonomous vehicle technology and its impact on society, mobility, and environment during his CES keynote.

Infiniti Q70 rated “good”, gets Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

The 2015 Infiniti Q70 — that’s the big sedan formerly known as the Infiniti M — earned a “good” overall rating and a Top Safety Pick+ award from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Audi RS7 piloted driving concept to hit Hockenheimring

The Audi RS7 piloted driving concept reportedly will race around Hockenheimring to prove a self-driving car can safely do 150 MPH on the track.


Volvo 360-degree view seeks to see what you can’t

Volvo’s 360-degree view system purports to not only see danger you might not, but also see your way out of it. Iiiiinteresting.


2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe MSRPs announced

Brett said we should think of the 2015 Kia K900 as a “half-priced S-Class,” and the pricing released on the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe backs his math.

GM seeks trendy tech ideas in Innovation Challenge

The folks running GM’s Innovation Challenge are on the search for ways in which trendy technologies like augmented reality might improve car manufacturing.


Tree, meet Nissan LEAF. Nissan LEAF, meet tree.

Whoa! Check out what happened to this poor, unsuspecting Nissan LEAF driver.