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Report: Volvo’s working on plug-in hybrids rather than EVs

No matter which way you argue, electric vehicles are still rather impractical when compared to the typical internal-combustion engine-powered car. Let’s face it, who wants to wait hours to refuel/recharge a battery pack when filling up a 16-gallon tank only takes no more than five minutes? Granted, the EV regiment still fits a select niche […]

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Video: Watch people’s reactions to the Tesla Model S P85D’s brutal acceleration

Tesla’s latest iteration of the Model S, or the P85D, has been taking the auto community by storm, mainly because it’s the most powerful Model S ever and because it’s an EV–all of that power is pretty much instantaneous. How much power are we talking? A combined output of 691hp and a dyno-approved 864 lb-ft […]

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Report: Porsche’s making an EV out of its new Pajun

We already know Porsche’s working on a new midsize sedan to slot below the Panamera, to better compete with the likes of the BMW 5-Series and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Now, AutoMotorundSport learned Porsche’s even on board with making an EV version of the highly-anticipated Pajun (as it’s being called right now) to compete with Tesla, despite Porsche […]

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Report: Cadillac’s de Nysschen says to expect electrification of Caddies in the future

Cadillac’s president, Johan de Nysschen, reportedly spoke at a press conference at the Washington Auto Show last week to share that we could expect to see more electrified cars in the near future in Cadillac’s lineup. This is interesting to hear mainly since de Nysschen was initially against Audi’s initiative for plug-in vehicles when he […]

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Report: The Nissan Altima to get significant facelift for 2016

The Nissan Altima has been with us in its fifth generation since 2013 and now, AutomotiveNews heard from Nissan of North America’s Vice President of Product Planning, Pierre Loing, that the Altima should be getting a “significant” update for the 2016 model year. Some of the changes hinted include a serious visual overhaul and upgraded technology. […]

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Photo Rendering: This is what an Acura NSX Type R could look like–and it’ll likely happen

The Acura NSX is finally here in production form and to make things a little more interesting, graphic artist, X-Tomi Designs decided to render their own version of a more powerful Type R version of the NSX. And while this may be an interpretation and rendering of what the hypothetical Type R version could look like, […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz hints at a Porsche 918 Spyder competitor

MotorTrend recently spoke with Mercedes-AMG’s boss, Tobias Moers, who hinted at the possibility of a Porsche 918 Spyder competitor from the Stuttgart brand. Speaking at the Detroit Auto Show last week, Moers said that AMG’s plan is “to be seen by the public on the same level as other sports cars makers in Germany,” which […]

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Report: Toyota and Lexus to introduce more crossovers to meet demand

It’s without a doubt that the crossover is one hot commodity and it’s even becoming more popular as Bloomberg reports Toyota and Lexus are gearing up to introduce more crossover models to meet surging demand. As if they weren’t already popular enough. According to the report, sales in general were up 16 percent last year for […]

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Report: A new Audi R8 and R8 e-tron to surface at Geneva

CarAdvice from down yonder recently received confirmation from Audi’s technical director, Ulrich Hackenberg, that a new R8 and R8 e-tron are due for a launch at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show in March. The Audi R8 has been known to be in the works for the second generation, which includes a production version of the […]

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Report: The next Lexus RX to surface in New York

A previous report from Edmunds recently claimed that Lexus was going to reveal a new RX successor at Detroit. However, this was not true and a new follow-up report from Edmunds confirms that it’ll actually be revealed at New York in April. The RX competes with the Acura MDX, the new Audi Q7, the BMW X5, […]

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