2017 AUTO-SHOWDOWN: HONDA CR-V VS. 2017 MAZDA CX-5

The 2016 Los Angeles auto show has typically been filled with new electrified and luxury vehicles, but this year two family-oriented crossovers took top-billing: the new 2017 Honda CR-V made its auto show debut, and the rival 2017 Mazda CX-5 made its global debut. Although we won’t be able to […]

CADILLAC CT6 2.0E PLUG-IN HYBRID FIRST LOOK 2017 : GREEN SLEEPER

2017 Cadillac CT6 2.0E Plug-In Hybrid BASE PRICE $76,090 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, RWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.0L/265-hp/295-lb-ft turbocharged DOHC 16-valve I-4 plus two 100-hp electric motors; 335 hp/432 lb-ft comb TRANSMISSION Electric cont. variable auto CURB WEIGHT 4,050 lb (est) WHEELBASE 122.4 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 204.1 […]

HYUNDAI TUCSON NIGHT EDITION UNVEILED AT SEMA SHOW

Bring on the night — edition. Hyundai brought a limited-production Night model to the 2016 SEMA show. Compared to all the crazy modifications on the Las Vegas convention hall floor, it actually looked OK with its blacked out wheels and monotone stance. “Our new Night model attracts those who already […]

ALLEGED COUNTERFEITERS BUSTED AT 2016 SEMA SHOW

Official Statement from Omix-ADA On Tuesday, November 2, the US Marshal’s office conducted a search and seizure of a variety of automotive aftermarket products as part of US District Court, Civil Complaint number 2:16-cv-02527-APG-CWH, due to claimed infringements of Omix-ADA®‘s patents and trademarks on products sold under the Rugged Ridge® brand. […]

YAMAHA SPORTS RIDE CONCEPT PROMISES FOUR-WHEEL FUN IN TOKYO

Known for its musical instruments and power sports vehicles, Yamaha introduced a four-wheeled concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. The Yamaha Sports Ride concept promises four-wheel fun for two. That is if the concept makes it into reality. The concept is based around the iStream vehicle manufacturing process developed […]

WACKIEST CARS FROM THE 2015 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Call them crazy, wacky, eccentric, or just creative. Whatever they are, these cars are sure to grab attention on the showroom floor. Here are some of the top Tokyo showstoppers this year: Toyota Alphard Hercule Currently on sale in global markets, the Toyota Alphard luxury MPV is already an odd-looking […]

TOMORROWLAND: GLIMPSING THE FUTURE IN TOKYO

When the new Leaf launches in 2018, it will be available with technology that will enable it to operate autonomously within lanes on a freeway, but also automatically change lanes and avoid crashes. By 2020 Nissan claims autonomous Leafs will be able to operate on ordinary roads, dealing with intersections, […]