October 20, 2014
- Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy “Back to the Future,” is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer.
October 17, 2014
- Today President of GM China Matt Tsien discussed GM’s vision and China’s role for making urban mobility and intelligent driving solutions a reality.
- General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been doing a lot of looking forward lately as she focuses on future product and marketing plans, and as the company begins to escape the worst impacts of its horrific year of safety recalls.
October 16, 2014
- Automobile's Mike Floyd writes about the celebrity status he enjoyed in the magazine's Corvette Stingray, and how it gives him hope for the future of motoring.
October 15, 2014
- The Dodrill-GMR Mechanical Heart was the first artificial heart of its kind, though it allowed for many new types of procedures, and inspired generations of future medical technology.
- Four-wheel-drive and rugged makeover adds a dash of all-weather capability and security to the Seat Leon estate, should you desire it The Seat Leon X-Perience marks something of a diversion for the Spanish brand, which doesn’t have an extensive track record for rugged models. The Altea Freetrack and Alhambra 4x4 are among infrequent forays into the go-anywhere market.That will change in 2016 with the arrival of Seat’s first compact SUV, but in the meantime this new four-wheel-drive version of...
October 14, 2014
- Britain’s best driver’s car; Fiat chief mulls Ferrari’s future; new Ford Mondeo driven; Volvo V60 Polestar road test; goodbye to our Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG This week’s issue of Autocar, dated 15 October, is devoted to our annual quest to find Britain’s best driver’s car.The premise is straightforward: the year’s best-handling cars scrap it out on road and track. We mulled over a long list of what we thought we should gather for what we informally know as Handling Day.Usually, we’d then cut that...
October 10, 2014
- Cadillac has certainly been a hot topic as of late, what with Johan de Nysschen now running the joint, moving its headquarters to New York, and overhauling the company's naming structure (only to later publicly defend all of these drastic decisions). Now, looking ahead, de Nysschen is already revealing some details about what's in store for the future, including a raft of new products that include a large, long-wheelbase Mercedes-Benz S-Class rival positioned above the recently announced CT6,...