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CNET Names BMW i8 ‘Car of the Year’

CNET Names BMW i8 ‘Car of the Year’

CNET, a technology-centered website, has announced BMW’s i8 super-hybrid as its 2014 Car of the Year. The judging team picked the i8 based primarily upon its advanced design. Calling the…

‘Expensive’ Car Sales to Set Record

‘Expensive’ Car Sales to Set Record

New data from TrueCar reveals that U.S. consumers will make history in 2014, marking the first year in which more than one million vehicles priced above $50,000 are sold. TrueCar’s…

Volvo XC90 Surprises with 5 Driving Modes!

Volvo XC90 Surprises with 5 Driving Modes!

Volvo has released details about its XC90 hybrid car several weeks ahead of the Detroit Auto Show. The T8 powertrain is the centerpiece of the plug-in hybrid, along with a…

Will the New Chevy Volt Resemble a Corvette?

Will the New Chevy Volt Resemble a Corvette?

When the next-generation Chevy Volt debuts at the Detroit Auto Show in January, the already sporty model will incorporate styling from the C7 Corvette, according to media reports. GM’s global…

Wards ’10 Best Engines’ Includes EV and Fuel-Cell

Wards ’10 Best Engines’ Includes EV and Fuel-Cell

WardsAuto released its annual list of the world’s “ten best engines” this week. Fiat-Chrysler and BMW each scored two places on the roster, while GM (Corvette), Subaru (WRX), Hyundai (Tucson…

Nissan CEO: 4 Reasons Electric Cars are ‘Winners’

Nissan CEO: 4 Reasons Electric Cars are ‘Winners’

Nissan-Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn has been making plenty of news lately. His announcement last week that the Nissan Leaf might triple its range was quite a stunner. Now, he is…

Used Car Sales Surged in Nov.

Used Car Sales Surged in Nov.

November car sales figures are in, and one of the biggest surprises amid all the statistics was how well used cars fared during the month. In fact, experts were not…

Diesel-Electric Audi Q7 Plug-In: Get Ready

Diesel-Electric Audi Q7 Plug-In: Get Ready

Attendees of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show this coming January will see the new Audi Q7. What will have media outlets in awe is the fact that this new-generation model…

Hybrids to ‘Rule the Future,’ Study Says

Hybrids to ‘Rule the Future,’ Study Says

New research suggests that hybrid-drive automobiles are likely to dominate the green segment for a decade or more, edging out battery-electric cars as the alternative genre’s top choice. Inside Science…

Leaf EV Range Could Triple in Near Future

Leaf EV Range Could Triple in Near Future

Renault-Nissan Alliance, maker of the all-electric Nissan Leaf, will equip its famous EV with a much stronger battery within the next few years. CEO Carlos Ghosn told a Japanese journalist…

Breaking News: First All-Electric ‘Green Car of the Year’

Breaking News: First All-Electric ‘Green Car of the Year’

History was made at the LA Auto Show as BMW took home the Green Car of the Year Prize. This marks the first time an all-electric vehicle has snagged the…

UK Green Car Awards Revealed

UK Green Car Awards Revealed

The UK-based publication, Next Green Car, announced its annual awards this week. The prestigious City Car Award went to the Volkswagen e-up! electric car. The judges noted that, “With the…

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