Cadillac XT6

Cadillac’s XT6 Is Not, For Better Or Worse, A Mini Escalade

In its latest attempt at reinvention, Cadillac has created a trio of admirable sedans — the ATS, CTS, and CT6 — cars that challenge or beat the competition on their own terms, and do so with audacious exterior styling rendered in a distinctly American idiom. “I guess we had so many priorities and had to […]

Mclaren 600lt Spider

Mclaren 600lt Spider Will Do 196 Mph With The Top Down

McLaren has revealed the 600LT Spider, the fifth car to carry the Longtail name. Prices for this 592-hp beauty start at $256,500. Just like the coupe, the Spider features a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine pumping out 457 lb-ft of torque. McLaren estimates the convertible will do 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds, an identical time to the […]

Electric Car

China Powers Up Electric Car Market

Outside China, few drivers have heard of brands such as Hit BYD or Beijing Automobile Works. But they’re two of the largest players in the world’s biggest market for electric cars. For a decade, the Chinese government has coaxed buyers and manufacturers into the electric vehicle market through subsidies and other incentives. The numbers suggest […]

Mercedes-Benz-EQC

Mercedes-Benz EQC makes US debut in Las Vegas

At CES 2019 in Las Vegas the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle from the EQ brand is celebrating its U.S. premiere. The EQC symbolizes the beginning of a new mobility era at Daimler. With its seamless, clear design and color highlights typical of the brand, it is a pioneer for an avant-garde electric look while representing the […]

Norway-EVS

One Third Of All Car Sales In Norway Are Pure-Electric

The Norwegian Road Federation reported that almost one-third of all new vehicles sold in the country in 2018 were pure-electric. Last year, Norwegians purchased 46,092 all-electric cars, which exclude plug-in hybrids and hybrids, making up 31.2 percent of new vehicle sales. That’s up from 20.8 percent in 2017 and 5.5 percent in 2013, according to […]

Tesla

Tesla Now Taking Orders In Europe, Will Start Delivering Model 3 To China In March

Tesla has opened up its Model 3 design studio to shoppers in Europe who live in left-hand-drive countries. The automaker first opened the design studio to European buyers who had plunked down a $1,000 reservation fee back in December, but it’s now open to anyone. Currently, only the Long Range Battery and Performance versions of […]

572 Chevrolet Engine

Why Don’t We Just Run Internal Combustion Engines On Hydrogen?

We know we need to find a replacement for fossil fuels. Automakers are working hard to find solutions to the dilemma. Most of those solutions seem to involve getting rid of our beloved internal combustion engines. But couldn’t we just redesign the typical piston engine to run on something cleaner, like hydrogen? If only it […]

Volkswagen EV Charging Stations

Volkswagen Prepares Mobile EV Charging Stations

To say Volkswagen has ambitious plans for electric vehicles may be an understatement. The automaker projects it will produce 15 million vehicles on its new MEB platform in the first wave of its EV assault, and it will invest 9 billion euros in the new VW I.D. family through 2023. The namesake brand will have […]

Hydrogen rotary-powered RX-8.

Here’s How Hydrogen Engines Actually Work

You might not think much about hydrogen-engines, but they’re actually similar to gas-powered motors in a lot of ways. They both use a four-stroke design for intake, compression, ignition, and exhaust, and both make the same sorts of sound. But, as, Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained shows us, there are some pretty big differences. The […]

2019 Honda CBR650R

2019 Honda CBR650R: Everything We Know

While the all-new Honda CB650R got most of the attention on the Milan stage back in November, a new CBR650R stood in its shadow, sporting a fresh new look inspired by its big brother, the CBR1000RR. The new CBR650R takes the place of the CBR650F (like the new CB650R did for the CB650F). With the […]