Littlest Lexus: I like Lexus CT200h just as well the second time

Last time we got to test a Lexus CT200h, I fell in love with the smallest Lexus in the lineup. So did it charm me that much at second glance? Well, mostly.

We put Trail Rated Jeep Active Drive Lock to the test

Despite unseasonably warm temps, the area just south of Montreal still had enough white stuff on side roads to test the Jeep Active Drive Lock system.

Van envy: We test the Nissan NV200 cargo van

A surefire sign I’m an automotive oddball: I was more excited to test the Nissan NV200 cargo van than I have been about a test car in a long time.

HFE model brings Ram EcoDiesel MPG to 29

Ram Trucks made like Chef Emeril Lagasse recently by “kickin’ it up a notch” with a new Ram EcoDiesel HFE model said to get 29 MPG highway.

Honda details FCV, turbo VTEC plans at NAIAS

Honda will build a fuel cell vehicle (FCV) of its own, and VTEC engines are gonna get boosted, yo. So said Honda at North American International Auto Show.

Fear Not, Tesla Roadster Owners…your upgrade is coming!

Would you give up on the Lotus underpinnings of the Tesla Roadster as it ages? No, you’d just upgrade the drivetrain and aerodynamics, as Tesla is doing.

Has motorization in the US peaked?

A study by UMTRI says fuel efficiency is on the way up as motorization is on the way down. Where are we headed in the future?


New Toyota Tacoma talks truck tech at NAIAS

The new Toyota Tacoma debuted at North American International Auto Show this week, and Toyota said it’s bringing tons of truck tech features to market.

Nissan LEAF breaks 30K annual sales threshold

The Nissan LEAF EV continues to chart new sales territory for electric vehicles, becoming the first EV to break 30,000 annual sales in 2014.

MagnaFlow hits first with Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon system

Early adopters of the new midsize Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon who want upgraded exhaust probably just perked up after MagnaFlow’s announcement.

Nissan Titan goes diesel: Here’s what’s Cummins

Nissan’s full-size Titan pickup truck finally got a substantial update with a Cummins diesel engine. Here’s what you need to know about the new oil-burner:


Elio Motors to debut engine February 6

Elio has been teasing us with its homebrew engine development process. Now they have set a date of Friday, Feb. 6 for the engine’s first public start-up.