This year’s nearest to the cup winners of the 2012 Car and Truck of the Year event have been announced, they starting out with the Ford Focus, the Hyundai Elantra, and the Volkswagen Passat on the Car side of the battle. In the Truck category you’ll find no less than the Honda CR-V, the Land [...]
resources to breakthrough technology innovators," Honda says. It's part of the company's effort to "rapidly develop prototypes with the potential to transform the automotive experience.Honda is reinforcing its commitment tonext-generation automotive technology by planting its feet firmly in Silicon Valley.
The first one out the road when it comes to the brand new Android Auto platform is Hyundai as they announced that their 2015 Sonata model will now come installed with the connectivity system. Fret not already existing Sonata owners that did not make it to this new feature. They will also be offering upgrades for your car to have this installed when you bring it to an authorized dealer.
Honda has announced plans to bring its CRF1000L Africa Twin motorcycle to the United States, something that will happen starting some time early next year. Honda made the announcement earlier today, saying that it is bringing back “one of motorcycling’s most celebrated and evocative names”.
Honda has always been a car company that is big on safety and it spends lots of time and money engineering safety into its vehicles. Honda recently had its 2016 Pilot at the IIHS testing facility for testing on the difficult to pass small overlap test. That is the test where an offset head on collision with a stationary object is simulated.
Honda will launch Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on the 2016 Accord, the upcoming refresh of its full-sized sedan. The iPhone and Android connectivity systems will be an option with Honda's 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system, offered on EX trim cars and above.
You're nobody in automotive these days without a flashy R&D center in Silicon Valley, and Honda is stepping up its game as it cooks up new semi-autonomous driving, green engine, and smart car technologies.
This past week, Tesla pulled the cover off its hotly anticipated new crossover SUV , the Model X. Elon Musk's startup electric-car maker threw a very big, very Tesla party in Fremont, California, where Tesla's is headquartered and operates its main factory. We already knew pretty much everything about the Model X, but seeing was definitely believing.
Father's Day is this Sunday, and while some kids dream of one day gifting a classic car to their dads, if that isn't possible giving them a ride in such a vehicle can make just as nice a gift. Riding-sharing service Uber , which seems to be eager to explore different kinds of partnerships lately, is offering to make that happen this weekend, should your dad happen to be living in Lyon, France.
It's close to being a miracle that the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata exists. As the cars around it get bigger, more luxurious, and more insulated from the road beneath them, and as semi-autonomous technologies become more and more mainstream, a tiny, purist roadster seems all the more an outlier.
Hyundai is teasing us with another seriously cool looking SEMA show car, this time from Blood Type Racing. So far, Hyundai and its partners have teased us with the ARK Performance Solus Genesis coupe and the Tucson Brute Ute packing 700hp . The BTR Veloster will be unveiled officially at the SEMA press conference for Hyundai on November 3.
Racing is incredibly expensive whether you are a pro or an amateur racer. The cars themselves often cost into the six-digit range if you want a factory built racer that is eligible to race in some series. One of the most raced cars all around the world is the Mazda MX-5/Miata roadster and for 2016 Mazda has announced the price of the all-new MX-5 Cup car.
What you're seeing here is a very limited edition 2015 Ford Mustang designed after NASA's Apollo spacecraft program — one-of-a-kind limited, to be specific. Ford built and donated the special edition Pony car to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), who will be auctioning it off later this month.
The Takata airbag issue is still ongoing, and unfortunately Honda has confirmed an eight death caused by the faulty components. The crash took place back in September in Los Angeles, and the auto maker has been investigating since. The vehicle involved was a 2001 Honda Civic rental driven by Jewel Brangman when the crash took place.
Today Chevrolet announced the upcoming arrival of its 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition, a limited edition rendition of its Corvette Racing C7.R racers. The car won’t be available until some time later on this year, and only 500 units will be made. When they do arrive, however, they’ll be offered in black and yellow livery with accents and interiors to match.
I’ve been searching for ways to attach my phone and tablet to the dash of my car. Up until now, the options have been either destructive to the dash or I had to use a device that extended from the windshield. Neither of these were satisfying, so the MagicMount from Scosche seemed to be a perfect solution.
Cars have become more advanced, and along with the new computer and emissions controls have come the warning indicator lights or “idiot lights” that will go off if the computer detects something wrong with a system in your vehicle. Thankfully, a standard port for accessing that information in the car’s computer system was developed, called On Board Diagnostics (or OBD).
The annual SEMA show is right around the corner and show cars that will be on display are trickling into the limelight. The latest is a tie up between Hyundai and ARK Performance called the Solus Genesis Coupe. The car is race-inspired and will make its official debut on November 3 at 11:30 a.m. PT.
One of the coolest cars that Ford has ever produced is the new Shelby GT350 that is set to hit dealerships in the coming months. We already know all there is to know about the car with Ford having announced the power output of the GT350's flat plane crank V8 engine. If you missed that announcement, the engine makes 526hp and 429 lb-ft of torque .