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Ferrari Teases Enzo Replacement

Ferrari Teases Enzo Replacement

With the Geneva Motor Show fast approaching, our e-mailbox is getting stuffed with lots of previews and teasers, but when we spotted the one marked “Ferrari,” we had to open it immediately. And, indeed, it confirmed what rumors have long suggested, a major...
GM Wants to Boost Plug-In Production By 20%

GM Wants to Boost Plug-In Production By 20%

With its new Cadillac ELR soon to come online, with new markets opening abroad and with its Chevrolet Volt now eligible for access to California’s coveted commuter lanes, General Motors hopes to substantially increase production of its plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles...
VW Bringing Sporty New GTD, GTI Models to Geneva

VW Bringing Sporty New GTD, GTI Models to Geneva

Volkswagen will launch a pair of hot hatches at the Geneva Motor Show early next month, including one that could surprise folks who haven’t figured out what modern diesels are capable of doing. For U.S. fans, the big news will be the debut of the seventh-generation...
Daimler’s Zetsche Gets New Contract – And Pay Cut

Daimler’s Zetsche Gets New Contract – And Pay Cut

The good news for Daimler AG Chairman Dieter Zetsche is that he’s got another three-year contract. But he’ll have to balance it against the nearly 6% pay cut he’s been ordered to take by the automaker’s supervisory board after the company missed its profit...
Hyundai Settles Lawsuits Over False Mileage Claims

Hyundai Settles Lawsuits Over False Mileage Claims

Hyundai has agreed to a settlement ending an embarrassing episode triggered by the revelation the maker had overstated its fuel economy numbers. Sibling Korean brand Kia also is expected to reach an agreement over similar claims. The two makers last November...
Consumer Reports Names Top Picks

Consumer Reports Names Top Picks

With 100s of cars, trucks and crossovers on the market and scores of new models making their debut, picking the right vehicle can be something of a daunting task. Sure, many buyers are loyalists who will trade in for the some product over and over again, but more and...
Deaths Among Young Teen Drivers Rising Sharply

Deaths Among Young Teen Drivers Rising Sharply

Countering a more than decade-long trend, the fatality rate among young teen drivers rose sharply during the first six months of 2012, something experts fear may be the result of distracted driving. The increase echoed a disturbing rise in overall highway fatalities...