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Cadillac ELR: What happens when a ATS mates with a Volt

Cadillac ELR: What happens when a ATS mates with a Volt

Cadillac has pulled the wraps off of its newest family member, the long-rumored, Voltec-powered, eye-catching extended range hybrid coupe called the ELR. The car makes use of the same basic architecture as the Chevrolet Volt, but has been thoroughly layered on with design, technology and performance tuning – …

Nissan Resonance Previews at Detroit the next Murano

Nissan Resonance Previews at Detroit the next Murano

DETROIT– Nissan today presented two important all-new vehicles during a press conference at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The 2014 Nissan Versa Note, which made its North American debut, is the second generation of the popular Versa hatchback. It is scheduled to …

Leaf drops: Nissan announces major price decrease

Leaf drops:  Nissan announces major price decrease

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a $6,400 price drop for the base-model 2013 Nissan Leaf. Last year’s base model was $35,200, while the new base-level 2013 Leaf S starts at $28,800. Ghosn says the new prices make the Leaf the least expensive five-seater electric for sale …

GM tweaks Volt for 3 more miles in EV mode

GM tweaks Volt for 3 more miles in EV mode

DETROIT – The all-electric vehicle range of the 2013 Chevrolet Volt will be 38 miles on a single charge, providing owners with a three-mile EV range increase from the 2012 model. The miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) will increase from 94 miles to 98 miles and the total …

VIDEO: Top Gear: Jeremy drives the smallest car in the world at the BBC

VIDEO:  Top Gear: Jeremy drives the smallest car in the world at the BBC

Jeremy Clarkson drives a 1963 P50 around the office in one of our favorite Top Gear clips.
The P50 has a 49cc engine with a top speed of about 35 mph and gets 100 mpg.  The engine makes less horsepower than most modern-day lawnmowers….about 4.5 hp.
There …

Camry #1 Best-Selling Car in November, Sonata beats out Accord!

Camry #1 Best-Selling Car in November, Sonata beats out Accord!

The Toyota Camry was the best-selling car in America in November 2011, achieving its regular monthly title with a 13% year-over-year increase from November 2010. Toyota’s nearest rival for top spot was the Nissan Altima, 2827 sales back.
America’s favorite compact car in November was the Honda Civic. …

Top 30 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicles In America – November 2011

Top 30 Best-Selling Luxury Vehicles In America – November 2011

Leading the pack was the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, sales of which more than doubled compared with November 2010. Through eleven months, the BMW 3-Series remains America’s best-selling luxury vehicle, nearly 15,000 sales ahead of the Lexus RX. The C-Class is one of six Mercedes-Benz vehicles in …

Chevrolet Volt outsells Nissan Leaf in November: Leafs falling…

Chevrolet Volt outsells Nissan Leaf in November: Leafs falling…

In November, Volt sold 1,139 cars to Leaf’s 672, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association point out. However, Nissan points out they are well ahead of Volt in overall sales this year.
Through November, Nissan has sold 8,720 Leafs  to Chevy’s sale of 6,142 Volts. …

GM now offering to buy back Volts from worried owners

GM now offering to buy back Volts from worried owners

According to the Associated Press, GM CEO Dan Akerson has said General Motors will buy back anyChevrolet Volt from owners who are concerned about the vehicle’s fire risk. Akerson said that his company isn’t making the move because the plug-in hybrids are unsafe, but because GM is committed to keeping its customers …

Honda AC-X Concept Plug-in Hybrid

Honda AC-X Concept Plug-in Hybrid

AC-X is a next-generation plug-in hybrid that makes quick trips in town and long drives on the highway more enjoyable for driver and passengers alike. Engine Cruising Mode is perfect when the driver wants to enjoy sporty driving, while Auto-Drive Mode lets the driver experience …

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