The automotive press has been drooling in anticipation for the next generation Mazda6, which is set to go on sale for the 2014 model year. The 2014 Mazda6, which promises to be efficient, fun and achingly gorgeous, is going to debut publicly at the upcoming 2012 Moscow auto show. Jaw-dropping concept forms basis of 2014 Read on! →


The thorn in the side of electric cars is the range of the lithium-ion battery. However, a battery of a different composition, the lithium-air battery, might be able to take an electric car much further and close the gap between fossil-fuel cars and electric cars. Lithium-air batteries can do the same thing better A number Read on! →


As a benefit for the EAA Young Eagles organization of aviators, an historic auction involving a one-of-a-kind classic Ford vehicle will take place. A “Red Tails” Ford Mustang GT 5.0-liter glass-roof coupe, which was created to commemorate the African-American Tuskegee Airmen who flew red-tailed P51 Mustang fighters during World War II, will be auctioned Thursday Read on! →


Maruti Suzuki India’s Manesar assembly plant in new New Delhi has been shut down following a worker riot that left one manager dead and nearly 100 executives wounded. Worker riot closes plant The production halt on July 18 has kept about 3,000 workers home for five days at the time of this writing, as an Read on! →


The phrase “distracted driving” has become part of our lexicon as driver cell phone and texting bans have become more and more commonplace. However, one Ohio town wants to take it one step further and make all forms of distracted driving illegal. Distracted driving ban A new state law comes into affect for Ohio in Read on! →


Natural gas, or rather compressed natural gas or CNG, has great potential as fuel for vehicles, though there is little in the way of refueling infrastructure. However, two forthcoming home refueling stations from General Electric and Eaton might make it easier to have CNG cars. Few fueling stations for the few CNG cars on the Read on! →


Two federal investigations have been launched into Chrysler vehicles in one day. There is an NHTSA Ram 1500 probe, into faulty rear suspensions, and a Jeep Grand Cherokee probe, over leaking power steering fluid that could pose a risk of fire. NHTSA Ram 1500 probe and Grand Cherokee probe announced concurrently The National Highway Traffic Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced two separate recall filings. Some Porsche Panamera Turbo vehicles are being sent to the shop to fix a defect in the turbocharger. Some Nissan Jukes are also being recalled for seat backs that could partially separate in a crash. Porsche Panamera recall The German automaker Porsche is Read on! →


An Acura ILX and Honda CR-V recall has been announced, as the rear doors on the cars could fly open. The issue is caused by a fault in the door latch for the front doors, posing a danger to driver and passengers. Honda CR-V recall only for current model year Honda, according to the Washington Read on! →


For years, people in various foreign markets have enjoyed the Honda Civic Type R, a hot-hatch version of the uber-popular practical coupe and sedan. The Type R is a predator clothed as a house pet, and the new version Honda is planning isn’t likely to head the U.S. Regulations be darned as new Civic Type Read on! →