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Toyota FT-1 Concept: How and Why Its Designers Created a Rolling Slice of Awesome

Toyota’s FT-1 concept raises a lot of questions regarding the brand’s sports-car future, but apart from a few winks and nods, the Japanese automaker isn’t answering any of them. Unless we’re talking about design, that is. Check out the video below to watch two of the men behind this rolling slice …

Chrysler 200, a rental-car redemption story

The outgoing Chrysler 200 underscored the ability of Chrysler engineers and designers to make something from nothing, as they turned the awful DaimlerChrysler Sebring into the unexpectedly tolerable Chrysler 200. It might have still been a rental car, but at least it wasn’t a cringe-worthy rental …

Autos

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

A fast way to move a lot of metal.<p>TESTED<p>Logic goes right out the window with a vehicle like the Grand Cherokee SRT. You start with a fairly capable off-road family vehicle and then slap on huge tires and slam the suspension. You take a 470-hp, 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 that should be in a lake roadster, …

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel gets 9,200-pound tow rating

The current-generation Ram 1500 is entering its fifth year on the market, but Ram's half-ton truck is not showing its age whatsoever. While we continue to wait for the fuel economy figures for the all-new EcoDiesel V6, Ram has released towing figures for trucks equipped with this new engine, as …

2014 Toyota Corolla debuts with more power, interior space

Depending on who you ask, the best-selling car in the world is either the Ford Focus or Toyota Corolla. Not surprisingly, Toyota claims it's the Corolla. Either way, we're talking around a million individual units per year, and over 40 million over the car's lifetime on the market, so the redesign …

Toyota passes BMW as most valuable car brand

An annual market study of the strongest brands across various industries has seen Toyota leapfrog BMW as the world's most valuable automotive brand. Toyota's 2013 brand value rose to $24.5 billion, up 12 percent versus 2012 numbers according to market research company Millward Brown's BrandZ Top …

BMW-Toyota Sports Car Taking Shape

Expect Hybrid-Assisted Power, Different Sheetmetal, Tokyo Show Concept Debut<p>When BMW and Toyota announced their intention earlier this year to produce a jointly developed, midsize sports car, it took some industry watchers by surprise. You can certainly argue Toyota needs help building up its …

2013 Ram 3500 HD First Drive

Where 0-60 in 36 Seconds Flat is a Good Thing<p>That’s right. The Ram Heavy Duty takes 36 seconds to hit 60 mph, but that’s a good thing. Imagine you’re towing 15 tons, on a nice summer day with the AC on, and after three successive runs with only braking in between, the fluid temperatures are still …

Chrysler Reportedly Prepping Supercharged Hemi for Next-Gen Challenger and Barracuda

Reports suggest that Dodge will insert a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 into the next-generation Challenger SRT8.<p>Dodge and SRT fans who have been grinding their teeth over the lack of a weapon to fight off the likes of Ford’s Mustang Shelby GT500 or Chevy’s Camaro ZL1 can breathe a little easier. …

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel vs 2013 Volkswagen Touareg! - Head 2 Head Episode 30

2014 Dodge Durango bows with eight-speed auto, updated looks [w/video]

Dodge has significantly updated its full-size Durango for the 2014 model year, giving the seven-passenger hauler a fresh look and a well-rounded boost of competitive features as it enters its fourth year in the showroom.<p>Cosmetically, it is hard to miss the revised front end with projector-beam …