Auto Cutting Edge
The European Union's Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Directive is aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by requiring use of automotive refrigerants with significantly lower global warming impact.
General Motors and Ford Motor Co. both unveiled new music, news and points-of-interest applications that will be available in upcoming GM vehicles equipped with MyLink and immediately in Ford cars with Sync AppLink.
GM and Ford are following a path blazed by Apple, which allows independent software developers to create apps for its iPhones and iPads.
Every major car manufacturer has followed BMW in setting up their own research-and-development offices in the heart of Silicon Valley to soak up ideas and partner with big and small tech companies to develop innovations that will make driving safer or just more fun.
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said
Wednesday it will start sales in Japan of the Delica D:5 minivan
with a clean diesel engine on Jan. 11, 2013.
Honda released a sketch today of a concept of a small crossover that would slot in below the CR-V in the automaker's lineup.
Chevrolet is offering a way to recharge the new electric Spark in 20 minutes and a passenger who is always there: Apple's Siri virtual assistant.
The 2013 Honda CR-Z glides out onto the highway with a host of powertrain, styling and feature upgrades.
CODA Automotive is offering California residents who buy a new 2012 CODA electric vehicle a complimentary home GE WattStation Wall-Mount Level 2 EV charger, plus a home assessment and installation of the charger conducted by Mr. Electric.
While every Volt owner has a story about
spontaneous arguments over the car with friends and strangers alike,
it's when passions boil over that things can get scary.
A new fast-charging device from
Swedish carmaker Volvo can replenish the batteries in the company's
experimental C30 all-electric in just 90 minutes, according to motor magazine Automobile.
Successful Inland Empire auto dealer Ramon Alvarez C. is driving into the future of the commuter car with a new line of get-around-town electric vehicles.
The five finalists are the Dodge Dart Aero, the Ford C-Max, the Ford Fusion, the Mazda CX-5 SkyActiv and the Toyota Prius c.
Japanese carmaker Nissan says it plans to sell cars with "steer-by-wire" technology within a year.
Toyota has a Goldilocks problem. As it tries to expand the Prius from a single car to a multi-model mini-brand, the automaker faces the reality that the first Prius was just right.