Ferrari to Cut CO2 20% by 2021

Ferrari’s Powertrain Director, Vittorio Dini has said that in an effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent by 2021 while also improving performance of its supercars, Ferrari will use turbochargers on V-8 engines and hybrid systems on V-12s. “Our average CO2 emissions are currently about 270 grams of CO2 per kilometer. We want […]

Ford and Lincoln Vehicles Affected by Fuel Ratings Error Revealed

Ford has released revised fuel consumption numbers for the C-Max Hybrid, C-Max Energi, Fiesta, Fusion Energi, Fusion Hybrid, and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. The errors in the original specs were discovered during internal testing. Ford has estimated that close to 13,000 vehicles from the 2013-14 year have been sold in Canada (200,000 in the U.S.) […]

Are Gas Guzzling SUVs and Pickups Really Becoming More Fuel Efficient?

According to the Consumer Federation of America, the percentage of vehicles overall getting at least 23 mpg hit a record 50.5 percent for the 2014 model-year. With gas prices rising, this is especially good news for drivers of gas guzzling SUVs and pickups. Over half of the vehicles sold this year deliver over 23 mpg, […]

Assembly of the 2015 Ford Transit Boosts Employment for Ford

Ford’s President, Joe Hinrichs states that there is a high probability they will exceed their goal to hire 12,000 people by the end of 2015, this is due to the 2015 Ford Transit. Hinrichs is at Ford’s retooled Kansas City plant, at Claycomo, Mo., today where almost 5,000 employees have started assembly of the 2015 […]

Toyota Prius Costs as Much as an Entry-Level Audi in China

Toyota’s Prius hybrid is the best-selling gas-electric vehicle worldwide but in China, it’s almost as rare as the endangered giant panda. Almost a decade since Toyota began making the Prius in the country, the automaker has made little headway in persuading consumers in the world’s largest vehicle market to buy hybrids. The main reason is […]

2015 Volkswagen Jetta to be Unveiled at New York’s Auto Show

Volkswagen will reveal it’s 2015 Jetta model to the world at the New York auto show. The changes for the new model year — while not exactly breathtaking — should help VW’s volume-seller keep up with the competition. That includes the likes of the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze and 2015 Ford Focus, which are also showing […]

New Jersey Bans Tesla from Selling without Dealerships

New Jersey has announced Telsa will not be able to distribute its cars with out dealers. Tesla Motors, which has been fighting state-by-state to be able to sell its electric cars directly to the public, just lost big in New Jersey. The state today decided to approve a new regulation that require all new car […]

Auto Industry Seeing a Growing Number of Female Leaders

General Motors has been noticing a trend; it has more female employees in leadership and management roles. Shenetra Moses knew at a fairly early age that she wanted to be an engineer. At 12, Moses laid down her future career plans. “She said, ‘Mom, I think I want to be an engineer,’ ” Sandra Potts, […]

Subaru Sabotage: Photos of New Legacy Leaked

The 2015 Subaru Legacy was scheduled to debut at the Chicago Auto Show, but press photos leaked early at a certain Aussie site. Down Under it’s called the Subaru Liberty. The new car takes some cues from the Legacy concept we saw at the LA Auto Show, though many of the curved lines seem to […]

The beautiful, compact BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon a huge hit

A German station wagon just has a certain rightness to it, even when it’s equipped with an automatic transmission and four-cylinder engine like our 2014BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon tester. As an auto journalist, I’m not allowed to dislike BMW wagons, though I probably wouldn’t even if it were permitted in our unwritten code. It’s […]