2015 Ford Mustang’s ponycar power-to-weight push

Lest you think all the power-to-weight (and dollars-per-horsepower) news is coming from the Dodge Challenger Hellcat lately, Ford Mustang would like to remind you about its own power-to-weight claim to fame: Ford says in a press release that the 2015 Ford Mustang is still the best power-to-weight ratio you can buy for under $50,000 in the U.S.

FoMoCo touts toughness of new F-150 2.7-liter turbocharged V6

The Ford F-150 is always looking for a way to keep a leg up on the competition from other full-size trucks, and Ford Motor Company figures the truck’s new 2.7-liter V6 EcoBoost twin-turbocharged engine is a key element in making sure the Fiddy stays on top of the full-size truck sales charts in times of ever-higher fuel prices.

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat: More horses per dollar

With Dodge Challenger Hellcat pricing starting at $60,000, we’d like to Dodge them on the back for offering so much horsepower per dollar.


Hack a Tesla, win 10 grand! And we have a winner!

The problem with a “hack a Tesla, win 10 grand” prize is if you are lucky enough to own a Tesla, futzing with the control modules to hack them would probably not bode too well for the warranty claims. But, at a hacking conference called Symposium on Security for Asia Network (SyScan) to be held in Beijing, China more »

Rockford Fosgate and Mitsubishi ROCK Pikes Peak

During the 92nd Annual Broadmoor Pikes Peak Int’l Hill Climb, Mitsubishi tag teamed its forces with Rockford Fosgate to entertain the crowd when the racing was not happening.  Could the Rockford Mini Sound Lab provide the power for the I-MiEV to win the race?! Mitsubishi Motors entered two electric vehicles in the race, and Rockford more »

Noteworthy: Spending some time in the Nissan Versa Note SV

It’s been years since I’ve driven a Nissan product. Now, I’m wheeling in a Nissan Versa Note and loving its tech — and, oddly enough, its CVT.

Hybrid horses, different courses: We try 3 Toyota hybrids in 3 weeks

When we got three Toyota hybrids in three weeks, we couldn’t resist looking at them as three takes on the same basic idea for three very different people.

Officially official: Nissan “No Charge to Charge” begins

As of this week, Nissan said its “No Charge for Charge” program is officially up and running in select markets.


Here’s why Elio didn’t just build new Geo Metro engines

Fans of Elio Motors may recall the company originally planned to build a new version of the engine from the Geo Metro. Here’s why those plans changed:


We play with a new Jeep Renegade up close and personal

After seeing one in person for the first time, we can say this: The new Jeep Renegade is boxy — in a good way — and should offer plenty of cool tech.

Subaru releases video of full Isle of Man record lap

Subaru has released its official videos of a record-breaking lap by the 2015 Subaru WRX STi on the Isle of Man TT course. Strap in and hold on tight!

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine PHEV rated at 400 hp, 472 ft-lbs

The Volvo XC90 T8 will be “the world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV,” according to Volvo, offering 400 horsepower, 472 ft-lbs of torque, and low emissions.