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Dieselgate: Volkswagen supposedly comes to agreement with the US feds

Reuters and The LA Times reports that Volkswagen has apparently come to an agreement with the U.S. government on how to compensate owners affected by the huge Dieselgate scandal. An official statement is said to be on the way, according to the Associated Press, who sourced an “insider” on the matter. However, the reports also pointed out […]

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid gets updated with some mid-cycle changes

Honda officially announced the full details of the 2017 Accord Hybrid sedan after it took a hiatus for one year. Now, it’s back and it’s better than ever and new and improved! So, what’s new for the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid? Other than the usual exterior and interior visual changes, the new Accord Hybrid gains […]

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Report: Tesla to offer Autopilot trial for one month, free

Tesla’s going on a short marketing stunt to offer their newly touted Autopilot autonomous driving tech for prospective customers. Those who choose to sign up will be able to try Tesla’s Autopilot program for free for one month. If you own a Tesla Model S or Model X, the cars are capable of using Autopilot, […]

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Volvo announces initiative to produce one million death-resistant electrified cars by 2025

Volvo’s aiming high to become a leading producer of electric vehicles, to combat the likes of Tesla Motors. They’re aiming so high, that they’re planning to produce and sell one million electrified vehicles by 2025. This includes both hybrids and full electric vehicles. The plan is to fully utilize their newly developed Scalable Product Architecture […]

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2016 Beijing Preview – Volkswagen High-Tech SUV Concept

2016 Beijing Preview: Volkswagen shares pictures of new “high-tech SUV” concept

We’re coming up on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show, one of the largest exhibitions in the most populous country in the world, which is also home to the current largest car market. That said, some teasers are beginning to surface for new cars that will debut at this year’s show, with this latest one being […]

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Dieselgate: Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating software was supposedly developed in the late 90s by Audi

The ongoing investigation involving Volkswagen and their Dieselgate scandal continues to unfold some surprising information. According to some documents discovered by German news outlet, Handelsblatt, Reuters says new allegations are being made against Audi, who supposedly developed the software as far back as 1999. Despite the software’s existence, it wasn’t used until six years later however, by […]

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Report: Apple’s desire to make a car gets serious, hires former Tesla Motors VP of engineering

Rumors are floating about regarding Apple and the possibility that they could be making their own car, a first-ever for the company. When this rumor first broke into the newsphere, skepticism came from everywhere since it’s pretty universally understood, it’s no easy feat to research, develop, and build an automobile from scratch. It’s also wondered if […]

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Report: Devastating earthquakes in Japan shake auto production to a halt

Photo source: BBC/Getty Some tragic news is pinging in from Japan where the country has suffered another devastating earthquake in Japan’s Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushi, on April 14. As aftershocks to this day continue to rock the region, the natural disaster has not only caused widespread damage and loss of life, it hit […]

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The Tesla Model X 70D base model gets replaced by the updated 75D

Tesla is having a bit of a rough start with the launch of the Model X, from recalls, to reliability and functionality issues and complaints, and even complaints over build quality. Elon Musk himself even admitted that they may have been a bit too ambitious. Nonetheless, Tesla just released a slightly updated Tesla Model X […]

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Video: The latest “easter egg” in the Tesla Model S harks back to Mario Kart 64’s Rainbow Road

Tesla Motors has evolved over time to become a rather quirky but fun niche automaker that’s consumable and likable. When you have a company who takes pride in what they do, they tend to be fun with it and thus, it’s no surprise that cars like the Model S are fun with hidden gems and […]

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