2019 Ferrari 488 Pista

Ferrari’s special-edition V8s have a long history of delivering more than the sum of their individual parts. The 360 Challenge Stradale (2003), 430 Scuderia (2007), and 458 Speciale (2013) each leapfrogged the capabilities of their donor cars to cement their notoriety in supercar history. The latest in that lineage is the Ferrari 488 Pista, a …

2019-hyundai-ioniq

Hyundai’s Ioniq line-up continues to improve its product offering for the 2019 model year, with new and broader applications of active safety features, enhanced voice-recognition features and standard remote charge management for Plug-in and Electric models. Hyundai’s approach for the Ioniq line delivers an uncompromising design and driving experience coupled with the latest in safety …

Hyundai Cradle Invests

Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, today announced it is investing in Metawave Corporation to build intelligent radars for autonomous vehicles. Hyundai is closely evaluating new technologies, such as Metawave’s high-performance radar capable of 3-D imaging, for future autonomous platforms. “Next-generation radar technology can use advanced algorithms for object detection …

Safety

New cars are safer than old cars. Yeah, we know. Obviously. But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released a report highlighting the added safety of newer cars and trucks over older cars and trucks, and attaching real data to an otherwise assumed theory is always a good idea. There’s an entire PDF worth …

2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport

After spending a weekend in the 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport I was convinced that if I ever purchased or leased a truck—this mid-size pickup would be the perfect choice for my mode of living. The Tacoma’s modest size makes it effortless to parallel park and drive around the city. Research the Toyota Tacoma on …

2018 Nissan crash testing

The 2018 Nissan Leaf small electric hatchback looks like it will be a very safe choice for buyers. And we mean that very literally. Euro NCAP, the organization responsible for crash tests and safety ratings in Europe tested the Leaf and gave it five stars out of five for overall safety. The safety rating is …

New C-Class L Sedan

The success of the C-Class is based in part on the broad diversity of its model line-up, which has included a long-wheelbase version of the C-Class Sedan since 2014. Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (BBAC) in Beijing produces it exclusively for the Chinese market. Compared with the regular sedan, the wheelbase of the C-Class L …

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Another piece of the fullsize Chevy truck puzzle is slowly being revealed. The Bowtie brand plans to officially unveil the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD sometime next year, and though that’s all very vague, pickup fans do at least have one teaser to obsess over. Chevy hints at “bolder, larger proportions” for the 2020 Silverado HD, …

2019 Mazda CX-9

Mazda’s style is unique, there’s no denying it. With the company’s most recent design refresh, the Japanese carmaker went bold; with that large grille and huge Mazda emblem, every vehicle’s front end now looks like a beak. Which brings us to the CX-9, Mazda’s three-row, seven-seater SUV. The Grand Touring I drove over a weekend …

The Ford Mustang GT

While Ford has very nearly covered the full gamut of great Mustang models of yore with remastered editions for today—and promised to resurrect the vaunted Mach 1 as some kind of electric crossover— The carmaker has found another name to bring back into play for its pony car: the GT California Special. Also known as …