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Buick Encore Tops List of Vehicles for New Graduates

Buick Encore Tops List of Vehicles for New Graduates

Graduation season is here! For many college graduates that means big parties, envelopes stuffed with congratulatory cash and the start of their lives. Some of that cash may be used for an immediate need: a new car! However, there are many choices and what is best for...
Return of the Tomahawk?

Return of the Tomahawk?

Fiat Chrysler is offering up another, more detailed tease of its SRT Tomahawk Vision Grand Turismo, with plans to fully unveil the radical sports car next week. For now, at least, the maker is stressing that the single-seat hybrid will “be released exclusively in Gran...
Automotive Industry Innovation Declines in 2014

Automotive Industry Innovation Declines in 2014

Despite all the talk of driverless and connected cars, a new study suggests that the pace of innovation in the automobile industry has actually slowed in the past year. Among the 12 technology sectors studied by Thompson Reuters, worldwide patent volume in all sectors...
Ford, Other Automakers Betting Big on 3D Printing

Ford, Other Automakers Betting Big on 3D Printing

When the Chip Ganassi Racing Ford prototype blasts out of the pits during the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at the Belle Isle Grand Prix in Detroit this coming weekend the team will aim to repeat the win it scored during the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The No. 01...
Automakers Adding Vehicles to Airbag Recall List

Automakers Adding Vehicles to Airbag Recall List

Automakers are fleshing out their roll call of vehicles impacted by the expanded Takata airbag recall in the U.S. and Fiat Chrysler added 4.5 million vehicles to its tally. The total number vehicles being recalled is 33.8 million. FCA’s recall, which is 5.22 million...
New EV Taxi Charges onto London’s Streets

New EV Taxi Charges onto London’s Streets

The old-fashioned black taxi cab that used to roam the streets of London is being re-born as an extended range electric vehicle dubbed the Metrocab, which is now slated to go into volume production next year with help from a Canadian company. The Metrocab will be the...
Ford Offers Competitors Access to EV Patents

Ford Offers Competitors Access to EV Patents

Ford is opening up its portfolio of patents and offering competitors access to those covering electric vehicle technologies. Just last year, Ford filed for 2,000 patents in the U.S., of which 400, or more than 20%, were related to EVs. The move comes a year after CEO...
Men More Likely Than Women to Die in Car Crash

Men More Likely Than Women to Die in Car Crash

After years of decline, U.S. highway fatalities have taken a jump in recent months, and that could be particularly bad news for men. Whether you blame testosterone or alcohol, male motorists are twice as likely to be killed behind the wheel as women, according to...