Cross-county electric-car trips: reality for a few, getting closer for many

Published: October 24, 2014

While even the fastest of DC fast-charging isn't quite as quick as refilling with gasoline, yet, longer road trips in electric cars are possible for a few and on the horizon for many more.

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Price cut doubles Viper sales, production to resume in November - Published: October 24, 2014

Dodge was forced to idle production of its Viper SRT supercar back in April after low demand caused a massive 434-day supply of the cars on dealer lots.

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California to require new buildings to be prepped for electric-car charging stations - Published: October 24, 2014

The California Building Code will require all new construction to be wired for Level 2 electric-car charging stations beginning in 2015, laying the groundwork for the gradual rollout of a more pervasive charging infrastructure.

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2014 Jaguar XJL: This large cat is fast and fun to drive - Published: October 23, 2014

I love the unique façade of the XJL, and I love the ride and handling. But, when you compare it to some of its primary competitors, it falls a little short … or high depending on your perspective.

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Next-gen A8 to be Audi’s first autonomous car - Published: October 23, 2014

Audi’s next-generation A8, due on the market in 2017, as a 2018 model, will be able to drive itself in certain situations.

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NHTSA expands Takata airbag recall: Here's an updated list of every U.S. car affected - Published: October 23, 2014

Faulty propellant has caused Takata's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12M vehicles around the world.

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Michigan Gov Snyder signs anti-Tesla bill called 'corrupt politics at its worst' - Published: October 23, 2014

As expected, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder yesterday signed a bill that bans Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers online in the state.

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Plug-in hybrids are the best competitors to fuel-cell vehicles; Here's why - Published: October 22, 2014

With the imminent unveiling of the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle, and the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell already on sale, you can expect to hear a lot more about hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the coming months.

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40+ ways that autonomous cars will improve (or ruin) the world - Published: October 22, 2014

Sparks & Honey has compiled a new report entitled "Driving Disrupted: Driverless Cars Change Everything," which attempts to describe the many ups (and several downs) of life in the rapidly approaching autonomous car age.

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Ford recalls some 2015 Mustangs... 53 of them to be exact - Published: October 22, 2014

The 2015 Ford Mustang should be hitting dealer lots all around the country throughout the month of October. Also, it's already been recalled.

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Our top 5 technology faves in the 2015 Ford Edge - Published: October 21, 2014

As Cristina Aquino, Edge Marketing Manager, stated during a recent presentation to the Midwest Automotive Media Association, technology is the No. 1 purchase reason for buying an Edge.

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