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2016 Volvo XC90 Gets Two "World First" Safety Technologies

After more than a decade of doing basically nothing with its XC90 SUV, Volvo has suddenly kicked things into high gear. The automaker is aggressively previewing the all-new 2016 XC90, first showing off the crossover’s infotainment tech, letting us ride along in a prototype, revealing the interior, …

Augmented reality hits the road

Jaguar is developing a ‘virtual windscreen concept'. In short, it is an excellent thing that allows you to pretend you are actually in Gran Turismo.<p>Sure, Jaguar highlights the practical, road-going aspects of this ‘virtual windscreen': high quality virtual imagery displaying hazard, speed and …

How Car Recalls Work

If in the past few months you’ve turned on your television, read anything at all, or simply existed within the borders of the United States, it’s likely you’ve seen a story involving a vehicle recall. These happen when an automaker admits that some of its vehicles are flawed in some fundamental way …

Ancient Chinese town's Ming dynasty buildings under water

Over 120,000 evacuated as picturesque old town district of Fenghuang is swamped by flooding in mountainous part of Hunan province<p>One of <b>China</b>’s renowned ancient towns was under water on Wednesday as heavy rain hit the centre of the country, with tens of thousands of people evacuated from the …

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Detroit Electric's SP:01 Won’t be Made in Detroit, if It's Made at All

For those who can’t keep track of every upstart electric-car startup with grand plans, Detroit Electric is yet another such company, one that wants to sell an ultra-fast, two-seat sports car based on the Lotus Elise. After pledging to employ more than 100 people and crank out 2500 cars at a …

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Gets Eight-Speed

The new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has proven to be a million times better than its predecessor in almost every single way — except for the fact that it debuted with the dated six-speed automatic. All that’s about to change with the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, as the automaker has officially …

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Fuchs wheels: A Porsche 911 history

07 Apr<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>At just 4.5 inches wide, the original Fuchs ‘five-leaf’ alloy wheels were diminutive in size however, since their …

2015 Dodge Challenger, Charger Coming to New York

Dodge Teases New Powertrain Combo for Challenger<p>Dodge has announced it will bring the 2015 Challenger and 2015 Charger to the New York auto show next week. As we previously reported, both models are due for a refresh this year, and it will come just in time for the Dodge brand’s 100th anniversary …

Name That Shifter, No. 173 - Feature

On Monday, we presented this week’s shifter and asked you to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence it came. We had hoped the shifter’s foreign origins would add an extra challenge, but it didn’t get in cjp’s way. cjp nailed this week’s contest by correctly identifying the shifter as a …

2015 Fiat 500 Abarth, Turbo to Offer Six-Speed Automatic

Now With Official Details<p>Those who didn’t know how to row their own gears can enjoy the burbling sound of the 2015 Fiat Abarth’s exhaust system from the driver’s seat, as the automaker has announced the 2015 Fiat Abarth and Turbo models will be available with an automatic transmission.<p>The …

GM Begins Repairs on 2.2 Million Cars Recalled in U.S.

Today won’t be the day to bring in the Silverado for that “check engine” light. General Motors dealers, having received the first shipments of corrected ignition switches, are starting to repair 2.2 million cars in the U.S. that were recalled for sudden engine stalling and associated with at least …

Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Earn Top Safety Pick+

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently finished crash testing a group of what it considers to be midsize SUVs, and the Chevrolet Equinox , GMC Terrain, and Toyota Highlander have come out on top, earning the coveted Top Safety Pick+ award.<p>With the IIHS’ revised criteria, scores …

TOTD: Which Compact Sedan Would You Choose?

In our latest compact sedan comparison, we tested seven new or updated mid-level trim models including the Dodge Dart GT, Honda Civic EX, Hyundai Elantra Limited, Kia Forte EX, Mazda3 i Touring, Toyota Corolla LE Eco Plus, and Volkswagen Jetta SE. And we want to know which compact sedan you would …

We Hear: Opel Electric City Car in the Works

The Opel electric car is back on again. After an electric version of the Opel Adam was shelved due to cost concerns, GM reportedly plans on selling an Opel-badged electric car in Europe by 2017.<p><i>Reuters</i> reports that the new Opel electric car will be part of an upcoming small city car lineup. The new …

2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring Long-Term Update 2

My second Subaru Care service was just as painless as the first. When it reached more than 15,000 miles, the technicians at Frank Subaru in San Diego replaced my 2.5-liter’s 0W-20 oil, oil filter, and oil plug gasket; checked and topped off all fluids; and rotated my freshly filled tires. That’s …

The Scam Of Olive Oil, And Its Antidote

Here’s the hard truth: the olive oil in your pantry, the one you bought for its health benefits and for some sliver of the seductive Mediterranean lifestyle, is most likely a scam.<p>A scam, meaning it probably contains less actual olive oil than you’d ever imagine. A scam, meaning it’s likely been …

Could The Obscenely Powerful Koenigsegg One:1 Be The World's Fastest Production Car?

Electric cars and autonomous driving might grab headlines, but 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the supercar—or, as obscure Swedish automaker Koenigsegg calls it, the “mega car.”<p>That’s how it refers to the new Koenigsegg One:1, debuting at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.<p>Previous Koenigseggs, such …

Chevrolet Considering Giving Z06 "X" Treatment

With the 2015 Corvette Z06 now out in the open, Chevy engineers are already busy on a more extreme Vette. Corvette product manager Harlan Charles told us at this year’s Detroit auto show that his team wants to put the Corvette Z06X, a concept shown at SEMA in 2010, to production.<p>“The idea was a …