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Nissan Prices the 2014 Juke

On: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 4:49PM | By: Chris Weiss


Nissan Prices the 2014 Juke test 1-1

The Nissan Juke must be one of the more polarizing designs in the modern auto market. This oddly styled small crossover is definitely a love it or leave it design. For those who love, and want to buy, the 2014 model, there's some good news: The 2014 Juke carries over base pricing from 2013.


Volvo replaces EV batteries with energy-storing carbon body panels

On: Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 11:48AM | By: Chris Weiss


Volvo replaces EV batteries with energy-storing carbon body panels test 1-1

Volvo has detailed some cutting-edge reserach that it claims makes conventional batteries a thing of the past. The automaker believes a newly developed carbon fiber-based nanomaterial has the potential to replace heavy centralized battery systems by building energy storage into car components, such as doors and body panels.


Canada's Magnum Teases New MK5 Supercar

On: Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 8:57AM | By: Chris Weiss


Canada's Magnum Teases New MK5 Supercar test 1-1

We've heard about Canadian supercars in the past. But they have had a way of appearing and disappearing without ever fully materializing. The last one we heard about was the HTT-Plethore, and while its website says it's available to the select few, we haven't heard or seen anything about this car in years—not even a tweet since last August. 

That's okay because there's another contender laying claim to building the first true Canadian supercar. Montreal-based race car manufacturer Magnum has teased a new road-legal supercar that it plans to debut in less than two weeks.


2014 Prius Plug-In Priced Under $30K

On: Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 9:41AM | By: Chris Weiss


2014 Prius Plug-In Priced Under $30K test 1-1

The dropping of prices on hybrids and electric cars continue. Toyota has announced pricing for the new Prius Plug-In, dropping the base price by over $2,000, to help the model slide in just below the $30,000 mark. The 2014 Prius Plug-In receives that price drop without any accompanying loss of equipment.


 

Ford Demonstrates Self-Driving Capabilities

On: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 3:41PM | By: Chris Weiss


Ford Demonstrates Self-Driving Capabilities test 1-1

Autonomous parking isn't even available yet, and it's already becoming old news. Ford joins the likes of Audi, Volvo, and Valeo in demonstrating its latest self-parking advancements. Ford gave attendees of its Ford Futures event in Belgium a look at how Ford vehicles could one day park themselves.


Tiny Car, Huge Personality

On: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 5:38PM | By: Karen Cook


MINI Cooper Hardtop test 2

The new 2014 BMW MINI Cooper hatchback is set to be presented in Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Oxford, England next month. Here’s a sneak peek at the tiny car with a huge personality.


Honda Launches the 50-MPG Accord Hybrid

On: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:03PM | By: Chris Weiss


Honda Launches the 50-MPG Accord Hybrid test 1-1

The Toyota Prius had better watch out. It may still be a leader in parallel hybrid fuel economy, but its empire is being encroached upon. The all-new Honda Accord Hybrid not only boasts a 50-mpg EPA rating, but it does so in a familiar sedan design.


Why Drive When You Can Fly?

On: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:02PM | By: Karen Cook


Why Drive When You Can Fly? test 1-1

It was only a matter of time. Since the first literary geniuses invented the concept of a flying car, humanity has been waiting for one. Well, now you can reserve yours from a company called Terrafugia. Their tagline is Driven to Fly. According to their website the average commuter spends five hours a week stuck in traffic and more than a million people die in auto related accidents every year. Their answer is the flying automobile.


Honda Launches 2014 CR-Z Hybrid

On: Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 11:58AM | By: Chris Weiss


Honda Launches 2014 CR-Z Hybrid test 1-1

The 2014 Honda CR-Z officially hit the market this week. The CR-Z received most of its recent overhauling for the 2013 model year, so the new CR-Z continues in its path, offering a combination of sportiness, agility, and fuel economy that few other cars can match.


Refreshed Hyundia Tucson Benefits From New, Efficient Engine

On: Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 4:59PM | By: Chris Weiss


Refreshed Hyundia Tucson Benefits From New, Efficient Engine test 1-1

Hyundai previewed the refreshed 2014 Tucson last week ahead of its US launch in the fall. The updated crossover benefits from a number of upgrades over its predecessor, including the new 2.0-liter Nu GDI inline four-cylinder base engine.


@earth Technology

On: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 1:01PM | By: Karen Cook


@earth Technology test 1-1

It’s been a while but Mitsubishi has promised to break away from the everyday design of its vehicles with three completely new models to be unveiled at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show in Japan. Mitsubishi has new @earth TECHNOLOGY for these cars which focuses on environmental responsibility and driving pleasure plus safety and toughness.