NHTSA Expands Probe into Tesla Touchscreen Issue

NHTSA Expands Probe into Tesla Touchscreen Issue

While Tesla’s financial picture continues to be rosy, the California-based EV maker’s struggle with safety issues keeps clouding that view, including a growing federal investigation into camera failures. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...
First Look: 2022 Subaru BRZ

First Look: 2022 Subaru BRZ

This would have been a big week for the auto industry but the annual Los Angeles International Auto Show was scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, there’s a lot happening and Subaru is one of several automakers sticking with the original schedule – in...
First Look: 2021 Infiniti QX55

First Look: 2021 Infiniti QX55

It’s been nearly two decades since Infiniti rolled out its first two crossover-utility vehicles, the innovative FX and EX models. A lot has happened since then and, if anything, Nissan’s luxury brand has slipped into the shadows. But now, it says, it’s betting “the...
First Look: 2022 Honda Civic

First Look: 2022 Honda Civic

A small group of designers at Honda may have the worst job in the automotive industry: updating the Civic to meet the expectations for the company and the public for the 11th-generation version of the top-selling compact. American Honda unveiled the prototype of the...
A Week With: 2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport

A Week With: 2020 Lexus GS 350 F Sport

When the product planners at Lexus prepared the brief for the Lexus GS 350 F Sport, they had a clear definition for the car, and it shows in the design of the final product The 2020 GS F Sport’s design is crisp, while the sedan is well-equipped with a quiet, confident...
Barra, Gamble Meet with President-Elect Biden

Barra, Gamble Meet with President-Elect Biden

General Motors Co. Chairman Mary Barra and United Auto Workers President Rory Gamble were among a small group of executives and labor leaders who met with President-elect Joe Biden, discussing the need for equity and worker safety as the U.S. economy begins to rebuild...
Mercedes E-Class Captures Motor Trend 2021 Car of the Year

Mercedes E-Class Captures Motor Trend 2021 Car of the Year

The end of the calendar year kicks off the beginning of awards season in the auto industry, the latest being Motor Trend’s annual “Car of the Year” award, which for 2021 is going to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Mercedes was quick to announce its capture of the latest...
Chevy Recalling 68,000 Bolt EVs Due to Fire Risk

Chevy Recalling 68,000 Bolt EVs Due to Fire Risk

General Motors has become the latest automaker to face the need to recall a battery-electric vehicle due to the risk of fires, the move announced this weekend impacting more than 68,000 of its Chevrolet Bolt EVs. “During our initial investigation we have...
First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra N and Elantra N Line

First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra N and Elantra N Line

If you haven’t been in a Hyundai Elantra in recent years you could be in for a surprise, especially if you’re now thinking of one of the early “cheap and cheerful” models that easily got lost in a crowd and largely appealed to buyers on a tight budget. The 2021...
First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Elantra Hybrid

First Drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Elantra Hybrid

With the arrival of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai has definitively proven it’s out for blood from compact car kings Honda and Toyota. If you need proof of how far Hyundai has come since arriving on these shores in 1985, you need only look at the first-generation...
A Week With: 2020 Ford Transit 350 XLT AWD

A Week With: 2020 Ford Transit 350 XLT AWD

Ford is competitive in a variety of segments, but one area where it dominates is in the commercial vehicle market, specifically its Transit model. The automaker made news Thursday with the debut of its E-Transit model, which is expected to arrive late in 2021. Until...