September 22, 2014

  • We drive the 2015 Toyota Camry "Same as it ever was." That pretty much sums up the 2015 Toyota Camry. It doesn't stray from the formula that has made it so incredibly successful, but this updated model has enough on tap to make it a very competitive, fresh offering in the highly competitive midsize sedan class. Read our full impressions in our First Drive, here. We also drive the 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid Oh, and don't forget about the gasoline-electric version of...
  • Every car has its definitive year. Whether it be the Chevrolet Corvette, the Ford Mustang, or yes, even the ubiquitous Toyota Camry, 10.2 million of which have been sold since 1983, every car has its year. For the Camry, that year was 1992. With son-of-Lexus styling, a clear sense of purpose and a parent company that had hit its stride as the purveyor of faultlessly reliable family transportation devices, the Camry got its legs in 1992. It's a car that even your mom is likely to remember, even...
  • Cadillac’s future will include more crossovers under recently-appointed Cadillac boss Johan de Nysschen. Currently, the company only offers two crossover / utility vehicles: the high-priced Escalade and the SRX, it’ top volume selling nameplate. Earlier in the year, Cadillac reportedly shelved plans for a Lambda-based Cadillac product that would be mechanically similar to the Buick... more
  • Want to know where Toyota might go in the near future for the crossover segment? The C-HR Concept as seen above might be a clue. According to CarScoops, the three-door concept combines “a bold new design language with an agile, engaging driving experience and a Hybrid powertrain," though not much else is known beyond the […] The post Paris 2014: Toyota C-HR Concept Unveiled Before Paris Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

September 20, 2014

  • from Auto123

    The Wall Street Journal reports that many automakers are now using super adhesives instead of welds, rivets, bolts and screws during vehicle assembly. This will make cars about 4.5kg lighter in the near future. Similar to airplanes, phones and countless other items, the 2015 Ford F-150, Chevrolet Corvette and some BMW models rely on glue to hold a number of parts together, even with different materials such as aluminum with carbon fibre or steel, for example. The Cadillac CTS and ATS sedans...

September 18, 2014

September 16, 2014

  • At this point, Bob Seger feels like the living embodiment of old-school rock 'n' roll. The Michigan native has been strumming out classic records like Night Moves for decades, and he just released a new single called Detroit Made. It sounds like a future staple of just about every classic car show within the next few years, and the video is dedicated to the Motor City, past and future. Detroit Made is all about cruising in the city in a classic Buick Electra 225, perhaps better known as a "...

September 15, 2014

  • It appears that the safety problems stemming from General Motors' faulty ignition switches may stretch further than the automaker as admitted to. In a new interview with CNN Money, Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer overseeing the settlement process for GM, says that there are at least 19 deaths and 12 injuries being compensated so far. That's more than the 13 fatalities originally claimed by the automaker. Feinberg began accepting claims on August 1, and he has received reports of 125 deaths and...
  • The midsize truck segment is suddenly seemingly exploding with new vehicles worldwide, even here in North America. Not only will the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon be available very soon, Toyota is already testing a replacement for its aging Tacoma and Honda has promised a Ridgeline replacement within the next 18 months. Also, the recently shown Nissan Navara is said to portend the future of our Frontier. Here's some more fresh evidence from Europe of this pickup boom with the next...

September 12, 2014

  • It might be difficult to get ahold of a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette for a little while. Not only are the sports cars incredibly quick, but Chevy is issuing two, separate stop-sale orders on the 'Vette that covers about 2,800 of them. According to Automotive News, recalls for the problems are also possible in the future. The first stop-sale covers approximately 2,000 units of the 2015 Corvette because of a potential problem with the driver's side airbag. It's possible that it might not be attached...
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