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Barrett-Jackson to feature the four-ton "Thundertaker" at April Palm Beach sale

On: Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 1:18PM | By: Andrew W Davis


Thundertaker custom Cadillac hearse test 2

Not that many people say this very often, but it's probably a good thing that I'm not rich. I would, naturally, spend a large amount of my money on cars, which is not a bad thing, it's just that the cars I'd spend money on wouldn't exactly endear me to the rest of my family.

Granted, having the world's largest collection of station wagons wouldn't be the worst thing for them to inherit, but even with the recent—and forecast—increase in values for wagons, chances are that they'd just break even if they sold the lot.


Acura NSX To Be Most Expensive Car Built in U.S.

On: Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 12:22PM | By: Carl Malek


Acura NSX To Be Most Expensive Car Built in U.S. test 1-1

The 2017 Acura NSX has already achieved an impressive number of accolades, but amid the praise and the world-class performance numbers, the NSX will have one other less-known attribute:  being the most expensive car built in North America.


GMC To Sell Old And New Acadia Side By Side For 2017

On: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 9:33AM | By: Carl Malek


GMC To Sell Old And New Acadia Side By Side For 2017 test 1-1

In a surprising announcement, GMC has revealed that in addition to selling the recently unveiled 2017 GMC Acadia CUV, the brand will also be dusting off its predecessor for 2017 and selling it alongside the new model in a highly unusual move that few saw coming.


BMW Forsees Bright Future In Driverless Cars

On: Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 8:46AM | By: Carl Malek


BMW Forsees Bright Future In Driverless Cars test 1-1

Following nearly a century of designing "the ultimate driving machine" for its customers, BMW is preparing for a future where driverless cars will become a bigger part of the automotive industry, according to a new report that was released by Reuters.


 

Infiniti Introduces All-New Performance Brand

On: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 4:33PM | By: Carl Malek


Infiniti Introduces All-New Performance Brand test 1-1

Infiniti has high hopes for the recently unveiled Q50 Red Sport 400, however, the Red Sport 400 will have a lot more on its plate than just making a good impression when it arrives. According to statements from Infiniti, it will also herald the debut of an all-new performance brand that is set to wage war with BMW's M division and Mercedes-Benz and their in-house AMG performance division.


Goodyear Unveils Spherical Tire Concept

On: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 4:07PM | By: Carl Malek


Goodyear Unveils Spherical Tire Concept test 1-1

With all the attention that electric vehicles, driverless cars, and even advanced hybrids get in both the press and the automotive circuit, it's easy to forget about the vehicle's tires, which often don't get as much of the glory, especially on modern cars. Part of this is because the basic shape of a tire has changed very little over the years, despite advancements in rubber and tread technology; however, a new tire concept from Goodyear will completely redefine what we perceive as a tire, while also introducing the world to an all-new driving experience.


FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne Urges Apple Not To Build Car By Itself, Confirms FCA Is Not In Merger Talks

On: Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 2:49PM | By: Carl Malek


FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne Urges Apple Not To Build Car By Itself, Confirms FCA Is Not In Merger Talks test 1-1

FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne recently shared his thoughts on Apple's plans for a possible autonomous car urging the California based tech company to not go on its own with the project while also shooting down new rumors of the company engaging in merger talks.


Volkswagen Unveils Golf Sportwagen Limited Edition

On: Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 2:15PM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen Unveils Golf Sportwagen Limited Edition test 1-1

With the current generation SportWagen expanding its reach to both diesel and non-diesel buyers, Volkswagen has released an all-new limited edition model that aims to maintain the SportWagen's strong sales momentum, while adding some rarity and uniqueness to the model family.


NHTSA Approves GM's Next Generation Camera Mirror

On: Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 7:49AM | By: Carl Malek


NHTSA Approves GM's Next Generation Camera Mirror test 1-1

When Cadillac first unveiled the hybrid rear-camera mirror system in the Cadillac CT6 sedan, it was a preview of a significant technological leap:  A mirror that would support a full-view rear backup camera display. It was unknown if the novel technology would make it through the rigorous screening of the federal government, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has now approved the technology for production vehicles.


EPA Considering Measure To Make Volkswagen Build EVs in the U.S.

On: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 12:41PM | By: Carl Malek


EPA Considering Measure To Make Volkswagen Build EVs in the U.S. test 1-1

Volkswagen currently faces the prospect of enduring one of the biggest punishments ever dealt to an automaker, due to dieselgate. But, if a new report is to be believed, a new twist is in store for the beleaguered German car firm.


After 12 Years, Federal Highway Administration To Phase Out

On: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 8:04PM | By: Carl Malek


After 12 Years, Federal Highway Administration To Phase Out test 1-1

After a planning process that spanned at least a decade, as well as a small experimental phase. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has decided to reverse course on its plans to convert all of its freeway signs to all new "Clearview" font, and revert all signs to the traditional Highway Gothic typeface.