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  • NHTSA escalates Takata airbag probe
    NHTSA orders Takata to retain suspect airbag inflators as probe escalates
    Embattled Takata, whose airbags are the subject of regulatory and congressional probes as well as individual lawsuits, was challenged again late yesterday by new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) actions. The highway safety...
  • Toyota Donates Prius to Clark Atlanta University to Support "Green" Campus Living
    Toyota Donates Prius to Clark Atlanta University to Support Green Campus Living
    Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc., presented a 2015 Prius Plug-In Hybrid to Clark Atlanta University (CAU) as part of the Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) today. TGI is an environmental stewardship platform designed to educate HBCU students and...
  • Trick Rider in Southwest scene at Odysseo
    Horsepower: this is a show for the family by Cavalia
    Stunning video backdrops that blend seamlessly into the large arena, a full-size carousel that descends from above, aerial equipment for amazing acrobatics, an 80,000 gallon lake; all this and more work together to present the most extraordinary...
  • 1956 Chevy at Donut Derelicts
    Donut Derelicts: Meeting of SoCal hot rod culture
    My friend Jim recently moved to Orange County and told me about an early morning car meet called Donut Derelicts in Huntington Beach. I wasn't up for being anywhere but bed at 6 am on Saturday, but I heard good things about this car cruise and...
  • Honda CEO steps down amid continuing airbag controversy
    Honda abruptly dumps current CEO, replacement named
    Continuing to claim victims, the Takata airbag crisis has resulted in an abrupt change at the helm of Honda, Japan’s number three automaker. Honda, still reeling in the wake of the sixth death related to failing Takata airbags, today dumped...
  • 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE review
    Review: 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE
    Ads touting fuel economy in the upper 30s or even 40 miles per gallon are commonplace today. Nearly every sedan midsize and smaller reaches these numbers.But if you drive in the right conditions, you might be a good candidate for a hybrid –...
  • 2015 Ford Fusion AWD
    The 2015 Ford Fusion begs the question, have you driven a Ford lately?
    Have you driven a Ford lately? Well if you haven't, you should, because there have been some serious changes. A once mainstream brand is starting to change its vision to become more attractive and advanced. Ford has left the keys to the all...
  • Toyota's 2015 Camry underwent a complete makeover
    Toyota's 2015 Camry underwent a complete makeover
    It’s America’s most popular selling midsize sedan and as such, Toyota sold 10.2 million of them in 2014. But Toyota isn’t resting on its laurels as it gave its top selling Camry a complete overhaul with more suave exterior...
  • Scaglietti Corvette
    Scaglietti-bodied Corvettes: Rare Italian-American triplets
    Never one to mince words, ex-chicken farmer and race driver Carroll Shelby describes a telephone call he received in the middle of the night in 1959 from his friend and then Chevrolet Division General Manager Ed Cole about a project to fit Italian...
  • The 2015 Infiniti Q60 IPL convertible
    The 2015 Infiniti Q60 IPL offers buyers a unique, sporty proposition
    It's not easy to find an all-season type of drop top that can offer room for four, packed full with performance, and offer plenty of style. Well, the newly renamed Infiniti Q60 is capable of all that and more. In just a short 25 seconds, the...
  • 2015 Toyota Corolla
    The 2015 Toyota Corolla gets more technological, stylish, and economical
    Corolla. A household name carried through generations. Talk to any Corolla owner, and they will tell you-they love it. In fact, they may even be on their second or third, and in some cases previous models are still in the family. The Corolla has...
  • Takata questioned by Senate panel
    NHTSA slaps Takata with $14K daily fine for noncompliance
    Besieged airbag-maker Takata learned today that its stalling tactics will prove costly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) slapped a $14,000-a-day fine on the manufacturer for every day it refuses to cooperate with the...
  • American Drivers Drivin' Ivan
    American Drivers
    OK, I've been cut off one too many times this week while driving, and unfortunately... I've had it! I've driven all over the world from the Caribbean Islands to the Autobahn in Germany, even on the wrong side of the road in England in...
  • Grand Cruiser Concept as replacement for Montero
    Mitsubishi Grand Cruiser concept likely to be the new Montero full-size SUV
    One of the more interesting – futuristic looking – concepts shown last week at the Chicago Auto Show was the Mitsubishi Concept GC-PHEV or Grand Cruiser next-generation full-size crossover hybrid SUV. For those familiar with Mitsubishi...
  • Handsome and comfortable, the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder can seat seven.
    2015 Nissan Pathfinder road test: Softer, but more sensible
    Hard-core off-roaders may lament the changes, but it seems to me that the Japanese manufacturer made all the right moves when it updated the Nissan Pathfinder a couple of years back.Back in 1985 when it was introduced, the Pathfinder was a pickup...