Archive | 2014

The NHTSA demands a national recall of Takata airbags

The Takata airbag recall is the latest recall issue to hit the news since GM’s massive recalls over the past year. The problem has become so widespread that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a request of nationwide action as they continue to investigate. Due to the rise in finding deaths related to faulty […]

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Report: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler to gain eight-speed auto

News and rumors recently began picking up with the next generation Jeep Wrangler in discussion. At first, there were rumors and fears the Wrangler would lose its character by becoming a crossover SUV with a unibody, versus the rugged and simple body-on-frame truck it is today and always has been. But those rumors were shut […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The BMW i8 gets named to be AutoBlog’s 2014 Technology of the Year

The BMW i8 is undoubtedly making electric waves through the automotive sphere as of recent and amid the spotlight at the 2014 LA Auto Show, AutoBlog officially announced that the i8 just received their coveted Technology of the Year Award for 2014. Click here for more news on the BMW i8. The award was announced last […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Our Reveal Round-Up – Your official guide to the 2014 LA Auto Show

So the 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show Press Days have just about wrapped up and after a week long of festivities, there’s a lot to keep your eyes out for if you’ll be attending the show during the public’s viewing. As previously reported, the LA Auto Show features over 30 world debuts with about […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Next to the new Cadillac ATS-V is its motorsports sibling, the ATS-V.R Race Car

Next to the revealing of the Cadillac ATS-V was the unveiling of the all-new Cadillac ATS-V.R Race Car, which puts Cadillac back on the map for some serious touring car racing. That said, you can almost look at the ATS-V as a sort of homologation car (though not really). The plans is to have the […]

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Report: The BMW 2-Series could gain 230i and M240i nameplates

Some BMW enthusiasts websites heard through the grapevine that the 2-Series lineup could consist of the 230i and the M240i, then the M2. According to 2 Addicts and F30 Post, the new 228i and the M235i would get renamed as such to follow BMW’s current nomenclature shift, that also has the BMW 328i and the 428i becoming […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Galpin Auto Sports and Henrik Fisker create the Rocket for LA

There were some hints and previous reports about a new car from Henrik Fisker, though it wasn’t exactly one from his failed EV brand. It was in partnership with Galpin Auto Sports and Ford to create the Rocket, a 2015 Mustang-based car that’s supposed to epitomize the idea of the “ultimate muscle car.” For starters, […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Jaguar does the unthinkable, gives the F-Type a manual transmission

The Jaguar F-Type is hardly news and already loved by many. But it seems Jaguar just did the complete unthinkable because they introduced a rather special type of F-Type–one that comes with a manual transmission. Yup, you read correctly. The Jaguar F-Type can now be had with a third pedal. Yes, there are a few […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The Infiniti Synaptiq Concept is a serious vision for the future of motoring

One of the underlying themes for the LA Auto Show is the showcase of some of the most futuristic ideas for the automotive industry in the form of what LA calls the LA Design Challenge, where a committee comes up with an annual theme that asks designers to come up with their best interpretation. This […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The 2015 Chrysler 300 rolls into LA with a new face

The Chrysler 300 is one of those few new cars that seems to have changed very little over its lifespan, even after transitioning from one generation into the other. And to no surprise here, the change is very minimal on the newly refreshed 2015 Chrysler 300. But pay attention to the details, and they add […]

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