Contrary to popular belief, Toyota used to make sports cars, some of which are remembered fondly. Toyota is said to be mulling a decision to resurrect one of them, the Supra, to slot between the Scion FR-S and the Lexus LFA. Not those rumors again Some wouldn’t associate Toyota with sports cars, but anyone who Read on! →


In a recent ambitious press release, the Sweden-based automaker Volvo announced its goal of  no deaths or serious injuries in its new vehicles after 2020. Further, it anticipates a time when no Volvos are involved in any crashes, period. To that aim, Volvo is working on three new high-tech safety solutions. Volvo take on distracted Read on! →


Sagging automotive sales in the European market have led General Motors’ Opel unit and PSA Peugeot Citroën into an alliance, reports Automotive News. The automakers expect the partnership to save them $2 billion annually within five years, while increasing sales numbers. Officials representing General Motors told analysts Wednesday that the deal with Peugeot is expected Read on! →


Anyone who has ever driven a road trip will attest to wishing that cars were self-propelled. There have been countless science fiction books, TV shows and films that have featured something along those lines. Currently, an Italian team from VisLab, of the University of Parma, is guiding two self driven vehicles from Parma, Italy, to Read on! →


In an effort to keep motorists safe, GM’s crash testing lab uses the most advanced “anthropomorphic test devices,” or crash test dummies, available. Meanwhile, it is testing the next generation of dummies, designed to mimic human bodies in the most deadly of situations. ‘Anthropomorphic test devices,’ a.k.a., crash test dummies According to a recent report Read on! →


In Europe, legislation to improve the safety of pedestrians has been gaining strength over the years. Many vehicle manufacturers are starting to respond with safety features designed specifically for pedestrians. The pedestrian statistics Approximately 11 percent of all traffic fatalities in the United States are pedestrians, and about 400 children per year are killed in Read on! →


Since the Commanche was retired more than two decades ago, enthusiasts have been pining for a new Jeep truck. Such folk may commence rejoicing, as a truck variant is reportedly penciled in for the next generation Wrangler. For those who just won’t get the Jeep truck kit If the fact that there isn’t a Jeep Read on! →


As the Japanese auto industry looks to increase production at North American factories, Toyota and Nissan have prepared for a major sales push, returning to major factory-to-dealer incentives. Cash, interest rate and lease incentives will apply to the majority of vehicles Toyota and Nissan sell in the U.S., reports Automotive News. The incentive plans have Read on! →


Land Rover has few peers among SUV makers; few brands offer the same combination of luxury and off-road capability. The new crossover SUV by the brand, the Range Rover Evoque, has made a strong start in sales. Global orders up for Land Rover and Jaguar Land Rover and Jaguar are owned by Tata Motors, the Read on! →


Recently, Mazda announced that the company is testing an engine that will get 70 miles per gallon. The Ford Motor Company had a similar announcement with plans for a 45 mpg engine in the Focus. Neither engine is attached to a hybrid car, but the engines do provide high efficiency within an internal combustion engine, Read on! →