Auto Cutting Edge
For the past three years, a team of University of Washington students has rebuilt, rewired and re-engineered a Chevy Malibu to give it the oomph of a muscle car.
Diesel-powered vehicles are becoming more popular but major fluctuations in the fuel price might scare buyers.
Tesla Motors, the California-based high-end electric car company, has positioned itself as a new kind of automaker. But this week in Missouri, it collided with an old kind of politics.
By creating a protective layer of air between the paint and environment, Nissan's "self-cleaning" technology keeps water and road spray off the car's surface.
Tesla Motors delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can.
If your self-driving car suffers a glitch –- like your laptop just last week -– and runs down a load of schoolchildren, who is responsible?
Hybrid Technology, a group led by Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li, said Monday it would offer $55 million for Fisker Automotive.
The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews. Meanwhile, here are some of the new cars and concept vehicles unveiled at the show.
Ford introduced a new F-150 made with an aluminum alloy body that saves about 700 pounds and improves fuel economy.
Ford plans to unveil at this month's International CES gadget show a solar-powered concept car that offers the same performance as a plug-in hybrid but without the need for a plug.
An upgraded C7 Corvette from Hennessey Performance reached 200.6 mph on a stretch of the Grand Parkway west of Houston, as verified by Texas state troopers armed with radar guns.
Ultracompact cars are seen as the future of private transportation in Japan, where gas is expensive and most car trips are six miles or less.
Nissan has tested a self-driving vehicle on a public expressway in Japan, with a view to marketing such vehicles by 2020.
The L.A. Auto Show is the usual high-horsepower pony show of hot models, high tech, and never-before-seen shiny cars. Vroom vroom!
Honda revealed a sleek fuel-cell concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Porsche, meanwhile, is about to make the switch to an SUV company that also happens to sell sports cars.