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NEW YORK – Kia Motors America released a refreshed version of its Optima today, with a focus on bringing more luxury and comfort to the 2016 sedan. Most changes are subtle. Unlike other releases at the New York Auto Show (like the chiseled new look Lexus gave its RX crossover), the Optima’s modifications are mostly […]

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Honda was expected to make a mystery announcement at the New York International Auto Show today, and that it did when it revealed a “concept” version of what the 10th generation Civic lineup should look like. While adorned in a resplendent green hue so it pops for the pictures, still a mystery is a “green” […]

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According to Cadillac brand president Johan de Nysschen, the automaker which is believed to have revised the ELR for 2016 will elect not to continue the Volt-based model. “The ELR will continue through its lifecycle,” he said to AutoGuide in New York today, however, “I don’t’ think we will create a next-generation, compact, two-door, gorgeously […]

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Mercedes-Benz revealed a sketch of its Concept GLC Coupé today, announcing that a full release will come later this month. The Concept GLC Coupé will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show at the end of April as a near-production-standard study. The concept “transforms the successful GLE Coupé formula into a more compact segment. The dynamically […]

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Five years after the U.S. Department Of Energy’s ultimatum to create semi-trucks that were at least 50-percent more fuel efficient, Freightliner has released its concept creation dubbed SuperTruck. After investing $115 million into development, this hybrid semi actually surpasses the mark set by the DoE by roughly 65 percent. On a road test of 312 miles, […]

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NEW YORK – Today Lexus unveiled the fourth generation of its best-selling RX crossover lineup including the hybrid version. Powering the 2016 Lexus RX 450h is an Atkinson-cycle 3.5-liter V6 paired with a single electric motor. This hybrid powertrain has the same 300 horsepower output as its all-gas counterpart, the RX 350. Other details of […]

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The two largest Canadian electric vehicle charging station networks have agreed to work together. Quebec’s Electric Circuit and the VERnetwork have announced that they will soon offer total interoperability. This means drivers with an access card for either system will soon be able to use it on both. Electric Circuit members will gain access to […]

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Honda started testing its autonomous driving tech in California. The company has commenced testing of its automated and connected vehicle technology at the Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS) in the San Francisco Bay Area. Under the terms of an agreement between Honda, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the City of Concord, Honda will […]

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NEW YORK – Scion’s first-ever sedan promises to be as easy on the wallet when fueling the car as it is buying it new. With the Scion iA, Toyota’s subdivision includes in its “monospec” trim a 1.5-liter four – no hybridization – but still expected fuel economy of 33 mpg city, 42 highway, 37 combined […]

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Set to make its official debut tonight at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, the new Cadillac CT6 was revealed early this afternoon on the Internet instead. The photo gives us a first look at the luxury sedan’s exterior styling, showing a new profile that will fit in nicely with two other Cadillacs, the […]

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