Designers lay Easter eggs in new Jeep Renegade

Published: January 26, 2015

When I heard that the designers had left a series of Easter eggs buried throughout the 2015 Jeep Renegade, I obsessively searched every square inch of the compact utility vehicle until I found them all.

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GM stops sale of 2015 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia in wake of Goodyear recall - Published: January 26, 2015

According to Detroit News, Goodyear has identified a problem with nearly 50,000 of its Fortera HL tires.

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Did the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R lap the 'Ring in just 7:32.19? - Published: January 26, 2015

The 7:32.19 figure was first reported by EVO and if accurate means the Shelby GT350R is substantially quicker at a track than its main target, the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.

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Anti-Tesla laws in AZ, MI, NJ & TX nominated for 'Luddite Award' - Published: January 26, 2015

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation named 10 nominees for its 2014 ITIF Luddite Awards this month, highlighting "a growing array of interests – some economic, some ideological – now stand resolutely in opposition to innovation."

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Electric-car fast-charging networks: Competition heats up - Published: January 23, 2015

Yesterday's announcement of the agreement among BMW, Volkswagen and ChargePoint to install roughly 100 electric-car DC fast-charging stations by the end of the year spawned two separate e-mails from competitors.

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Mitsubishi hints at a new Montero for the U.S.: Chicago show debut? - Published: January 23, 2015

The original Mitsubishi Montero, sold here through the 2006 model year, attracted a strong cult-like following among off-road enthusiasts and others who appreciate rugged, traditional body-on-frame SUVs.

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Porsche unveils 911 GTS Club Coupe at new U.S. headquarters - Published: January 22, 2015

In addition to a new facility and test track, the new HQ is also home to an all-new car: the 911 GTS Club Coupe.

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2016 Honda Pilot teased before Chicago Auto Show debut - Published: January 22, 2015

As you can see from the rendering above, designers have ditched the Pilot's chunky, Lego-like exterior in favor of one with sweeping lines, obtuse angles, and what appears to be some sheetmetal creasing below the beltline.

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Diesel engines selling well in large luxury SUVs and crossovers - Published: January 22, 2015

Diesels seem to be doing well in another segment: larger SUVs, particularly those from luxury makers, such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

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Toyota edges out VW and GM to remain world’s biggest automaker in 2014 - Published: January 21, 2015

Toyota has announced it sold 10.23 million vehicles in 2014, a 2.5 percent gain on the 9.98 million it sold the previous year and the first 10-million-plus annual sales figure for the Japanese giant.

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Gas mileage remains first priority for buyers, JD Power says - Published: January 21, 2015

J.D. Power believes the consistent emphasis on fuel economy is a sign consumers know that gas prices won't stay low forever.

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