General Motors has provided the first glimpse of the Buick Velite, a Chevrolet Volt-based hybrid that will be exclusive... READ STORY
The company's Special Operations division wants to ramp up its deep customization program.
The campaign is limited to a small batch of just 36 vehicles so far.
The executive suggests a performance edition will likely arrive next year, though the Model S will still be king of acceleration.
The drumbeat for cleaner cars is only getting stronger.
After completing the Baja 1000 in November, the new Raptor is now available in Ford showrooms.
Uber is fighting a possible change to Canadian law that would treat Uber and other "rideshare" products the same as a taxi service. Uber released a statement saying this change is "[...] deterring innovation and the possibilities that come with more shared rides that can make cities less congested and polluted," Automotive News reports. http://bit.ly/2oecZii
Toyota is expanding the presence of its Lexus brand by entering the Indian market. The effort to gain traction with wealthy Indians will be spearheaded by two SUVs and a sedan, Automotive News reports, as the company moves to compete with established German luxury automakers. http://bit.ly/2odPuG1
The second generation of the hot-selling Dacia Duster will greet the public for the first time this fall at the Frankfurt Auto Show, according to a recent report. The new model will ride on an evolution of its predecessor's platform. http://bit.ly/2njjXoh
A German tuner named Pogea Racing has developed an Abarth 500 with 405 horsepower under the hood. The hottest of all Fiat hatches hits 62 mph from a stop in 4.1 seconds. Just five examples will be built.
A new study finds Chrysler 300 owners are 2.5 times more likely to complain about safety-related issues than the industry average. Autoblog reports the issues include electrical gremlins that cause the car to stall while driving or not start; a few owners even reported exploding alternators. http://bit.ly/2nj50Tj
Skoda has released a dark teaser shot to preview an upcoming concept named Vision E. The rakish silhouette suggests the show car is a so-called coupe variant of the Kodiaq SUV. The Vision E is expected to debut next month at the Shanghai Auto Show.