The Automotive Industry, Briefly

Month: January 2016

2016 Volkswagen CC: The Original Four Door Coupe

For years any car with four doors had to be put in the sedan category but over the past several years that has changed. The Volkswagen CC offers the original look of a four door coupe which looks a lot like a Passat with a […]

When Will We See Fully Autonomous Driving?

It’s coming and if you listen to Elon Musk of Tesla Motors it will be here much sooner than most think. His prediction is that you will be able to summon your car to your location in no more than three years’ time. This bold […]

But We Want the Lotus in the US!

Exige Sport 350

Lotus is a name we all know about and admire.  The cars that have come out of this company have been some of the most exotic and perfectly built driving machines for many years to give us a wide variety of awesome driving cars to be enjoyed.  The announcement has been made that a new Lotus has been built and offered that will not be brought across the Atlantic for us to take advantage of in the US.  Even though we won’t see it here, it’s certainly worth the discussion to see if this would be a car we want to have in the US to drive; which you can bet it certainly is. (more…)

Sometimes it Pays to be the Bad Guy

Watching movies and television shows often has us rooting for the good guys as they struggle through some sort of conflict to eventually come out on top, but at times it could be a lot of fun to be the bad guy or to root […]

Autonomous Features Continue to Grow

The partnership between Renault and Nissan continues to be one that benefits both companies and the announcement has been made that has informed us they plan to offer more autonomous technology in ten vehicles between now and 2020.  These vehicles will be offered in the […]

BMW Improves Their EV Lineup

01.07.16 - 2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5

The car company that has brought us the technologically advanced i3 and i8 is ready to offer us a new plug in hybrid on the 5-Series sedan.  This new powertrain will give us a great way to enjoy the drive of the 5-series and have at least thirty miles of uninterrupted driving in the EV mode.  If you though the 5-series was already a sedan that gave you everything you wanted, BMW is ready to show you more from the hybrid model to ensure you know this is the car for you with the most fuel efficient powertrain to make it to this car yet.

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Interest and Intrigue for the Future

The future just might be Faraday Future which has shown us a few videos of their concept of what cars should be and might be as we move forward.  The interesting part is the company has largely been quiet about what it has been doing […]

Powerful Vehicles that We Loved in 2015

As much as I can say that power doesn’t always matter because most of us don’t drive a high powered car on a daily basis the fact that 2015 gave us some of the most powerful vehicles ever certainly makes for a different argument.  Even […]