Autos: News

SNEAK PREVIEW: New look for next year’s IndyCars

Friday  18:10,   26 may 2017
Autofile

All the cars in the series will use the same aerodynamic bodywork in 2018Unlike today, all the cars in the series will use the same two body kits – one for high-speed superspeedways, like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the Indy 500 is held,[...]

Graco Recalling More Than 25,000 My Ride Convertible Car Seats

Friday  17:01,   26 may 2017
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. If you tote your child from point A to point B in a Graco car seat, listen up: The company has recalled eight different car seat models after finding they may not adequately[...]

New leaked Tesla chart reveals Model 3 details

Friday  17:01,   26 may 2017
MSN

A chart, which comes from Tesla sales, shows details of the upcoming Model 3 electric car compared to its big brother, the Model S.The chart (below), which first appeared on the Tesla Model 3 Owners Club, compares the existing Model S with the Model [...]

2018 GMC Yukon Denali Gets 10-Speed Transmission

Friday  16:36,   26 may 2017
Motor Trend

Although the Acadia has experienced the biggest sales growth of any GMC model so far this year, the brand’s full-size SUV was also on the upswing during the first trimester of the year. For 2018, the Yukon Denali, which accounts for well more than[...]

Rumor: I-4 Turbo to Replace Pentastar V-6, I-6 Turbo to Replace 5.7 Hemi in FCA Lineup

Friday  16:15,   26 may 2017
Truck Trend

Big Changes Possibly Coming for FCA PowerplantsThe site is claiming that the well-regarded Pentastar V-6 is headed into its golden years, and at best has another 6-10 years left in it before it’s replaced by a turbocharged I-4 across the FCA lineup. [...]

Subaru Mulls Electric Versions of Existing Models

Thursday  22:39,   25 may 2017
Motor Trend

Although late to the game, Subaru will make a push for battery-powered cars over the next few years. Instead of designing new vehicles from scratch, the automaker is considering electric versions of its existing models. Such a strategy would[...]

Where Does the Future Lie: Flying Cars or Self-Driving Ones?

Thursday  22:36,   25 may 2017
MSN

<p>With all the hype on autonomous cars, flying cars seem more exciting.</p>In the modern age of driving, traffic continues to increase, road conditions are are in decline and every year millions of vehicles are sold. The "next big thing"[...]

Justice Department Will Sue Fiat Chrysler Over Diesel Emissions, Report Claims

Thursday  18:19,   25 may 2017
MSN

<p>Regulators say FCA allowed illegal levels of emissions in more than 100,000 vehicles, according to the report.</p>The Justice Department will file suit on Tuesday, May 23rd, two sources familiar with the matter who spoke with Reuters[...]

Takeaways from the executive shakeup at Ford

Thursday  18:19,   25 may 2017
Autoblog

Making sense of the news out of Dearborn.That's the perceived problem with Ford right now. It's staying the same as a range of competitors from General Motors to Tesla take risks to try to get better. Couple that with a spongy stock price that never [...]

Why The Auto Industry C-Suite Should Be Nervous About Ford's New Design Thinking CEO

Thursday  18:19,   25 may 2017
Forbes

As the auto industry shifts from selling sheet metal to offering a range of mobility services, veteran executives have reason to be anxious about the future of their companies – and their jobs. Case in point: Ford announced yesterday that Jim[...]

Volkswagen Isn't Sure What to Do With the Diesel Cars It Bought Back

Thursday  18:15,   25 may 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Rigged cars can't be resold or exported; too expensive to fix</p>Volkswagen said it would buy back around 500,000 diesel-powered vehicles with emissions cheating software if it couldn't find a fix for them. This was part of an agreement [...]

Justice Department Will Sue Fiat Chrysler Over Diesel Emissions, Report Claims

Thursday  18:15,   25 may 2017
MSN

<p>Regulators say FCA allowed illegal levels of emissions in more than 100,000 vehicles, according to the report.</p>The Justice Department will file suit on Tuesday, May 23rd, two sources familiar with the matter who spoke with Reuters[...]

Behind the Scenes of Chevy's 'Real People' Commercials

Thursday  18:14,   25 may 2017
MSN

<p>Are they real people, or actors? One participant confirms that it's all real.<br></p>See the latest new models from Chevrolet on MSN[...]

Behind the Scenes of Chevy's 'Real People' Commercials

Thursday  18:12,   25 may 2017
MSN

<p>Are they real people, or actors? One participant confirms that it's all real.<br></p>See the latest new models from Chevrolet on MSN[...]

Carbon Monoxide Leaks Still Seem to Be Plaguing Ford Interceptor Utility Cop Cars

Thursday  18:10,   25 may 2017
MSN

The Ford Interceptor Utility may be the number one selling police car in the country, with 32,213 sold in 2016, but it doesn't come without flaws.&nbsp;The Ford Interceptor Utility may be the number one selling police car in the country,[...]