Motor Trend magazine named Land Rover's Range Rover Evoque as SUV of the Year Tuesday.
The same Detroit factory workers who today are building Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos should soon also be assembling a new SUV for Maserati that will have an engine produced by Ferrari.
Toyota on Thursday announced the recall of 1.5 million vehicles for possible brake and fuel system problems.
Toyota Motor Co. plans to start recalling luxury vehicles possibly affected by engine problems on Monday.
Toyota announced Thursday that is testing all of its sports utility vehicles after it suspended worldwide sales of the Lexus GX 460 due to a reported risk of rollover.
My time in the 2011 Hyundai Equus that I tested in Korea was divided as follows: two minutes in the driver's seat guiding the car up and down a flat, parking-lot-like surface at Hyundai's R&D Center outside Seoul, and three days sitting in the right rear passenger seat being chauffeured around the city by a skilled Hyundai company driver.
A 1957 Ferrari race car was sold at auction in Italy on Sunday for a record $12 million, according to the Italian automaker.
The main "ups" of buying a used car are the lower initial purchase price, as well as lower property taxes (where applicable) and insurance costs. The main "downs" of buying a used car are that it's a used car, not new -- so there's no new car warranty and you are more vulnerable to used car problems that could cost you money, as well as aggravation.
For a luxury-car maker like BMW, the unveiling of a new model at the Geneva auto show is as important as a New York opening for a Hollywood movie. The Geneva show is considered the premier showcase for upscale automobiles, and a positive reception there can create invaluable buzz.
Given the ongoing state of the economy, hearing about automotive bargains may be cold comfort. But if you are in the position to pick up some new sheet metal, there has never been a better time.
Autoblog recently spent time in Korea driving pre-production versions of the new Hyundai Genesis. This is the car that, according to Hyundai, will usher in a new era of luxury.
Recently, Consumer Reports magazine issued its list of best and worst used cars, and divvied them up by price range.
The conventional wisdom, among most folks, anyway, is that buying a used car is usually something done out of necessity, by those on a budget -- that is, people who want, or need, to "move down" from the new-car market because a new model is simply out of their reach.
A sign of hope for today's ailing auto industry is here at the 2009 North American International Auto Show, but not where you'd expect to find it.
The Manchester United star crashes his car in an airport tunnel
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I have been accused of many biases in my car-critiquing life. My supposed German addiction usually tops the list, but lately a British prejudice is showing, some readers tell me. And now, it seems, I'm besotted by the Italians. Their cars have always been sinful and sexy - but now they're on a quality and performance roll. Specifically, Maserati has giant-stepped up with the limited-edition 2009 GranTurismo S.
Felipe Massa boosted his challenge for the drivers' world championship title when he claimed pole position ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the final qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix.
"Did he see us?" I screamed to my automotive accomplice, whom I'll call Speed Queen, as I dug into the carbon ceramic brakes and wrestled the new Lamborghini LP560-4 to a standstill. About 100 feet off the car's chiseled bug-green nose, a California Highway Patrol cruiser was attempting to herd the black Lambo Murciélago to the shoulder.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa was declared the winner of the Belgian Grand Prix after McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton, who was first over the finishing line, was given a 25-second penalty for an illegal maneuver and demoted to third.
Lewis Hamilton won a dramatic dual with Kimi Raikkonen to triumph in the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa claimed a wire-to-wire win in the European Grand Prix on Valencia's street circuit for his fourth F1 victory of the season, finishing ahead of championship leader Lewis Hamilton.
BMW AG said Wednesday it was recalling 200,000 vehicles over concerns that the front passenger air bag may not deploy in a crash
Automaker BMW AG said Friday that its second-quarter profit slid nearly 33% and abandoned its annual profit forecast, blaming a drop in U.S. sales, rising costs for raw materials and the strong euro.
When it comes to advertising on the Internet, industry experts say "funny" sells. Viral video ads are a relatively new market and in just a short time have managed to change the rules of traditional advertising.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa has his eyes firmly fixed on the drivers' title after a piece of luck helped him to his third win of the season at the French Grand Prix.
Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso gave his Renault team a boost on home soil with a storming performance in second practice for Sunday's French Grand Prix at Magny Cours.
Meet today's most powerful production cars.
BMW Sauber have lauded driver Robert Kubica's first grand prix win, which has pushed him to the head of the drivers' championship after seven races.
World championship leader Lewis Hamilton dominated qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal to claim pole position for Sunday's race.
World championship leader Lewis Hamilton again showed his liking for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal by posting the fastest time in Friday practice for the Canadian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton overcame an early collision with the barriers to win a dramatic, rain-hit Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday and move three points clear in the overall championship standings.
Felipe Massa led a Ferrari one-two in final qualifying to snatch pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.
A 1961 Ferrari California Spyder sold for $10,894,900 at an auction in Maranello, Italy, Saturday. It was the highest price ever paid for a vintage car at auction, according to RM Auctions and Sotheby's, the companies that organized the sale.
Brazilian driver Felipe Massa won the Turkish Grand Prix for the third successive year in Istanbul on Sunday.
Felipe Massa's superb final lap in one minute, 27.617 seconds earned him pole position at the Turkish Grand Prix for the third successive year.
Renault believe they are within "one percent" of Ferrari and are aggressively developing their car for the Turkish Grand Prix.
World champion Kimi Raikkonen snatched pole position from Fernando Alonso in the dying moments of a remarkable qualifying session for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.
I have committed a Sue sin the size of Texas: I have knowingly requested, driven, and (wo)manhandled the least expensive, least horsepowered BMW in the U.S. today, the 128i. And I loved every minute of it.
Felipe Massa led from the first corner to rekindle his world title hopes with victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, heading off team-mate Kimi Raikkonen as Ferrari dominated the race.
Poland's Robert Kubica produced a stunning performance to claim pole position for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix in his BMW Sauber.
Max Mosley, the embattled FIA president, has called an extraordinary meeting of motor sport's governing body to try to stem the furore over his alleged role in a sado-masochistic orgy with five prostitutes.
If a vintage Ferrari for $30,000 sounds too good to be true, that's probably because it is.
Former world champion Fernando Alonso has hinted that his return to Renault will prove to be short-lived, following a disappointing start to the 2008 season.
Lewis Hamilton's bid to hold a resurgent Ferrari at bay and grab back-to-back grand prix wins faces one more hurdle in Malaysia on Sunday -- tropical storms.
Lewis Hamilton may rue being so dismissive of his competition after dominating the opening Australian Grand Prix.
When Ford's new flagship Lincoln sedan, the MKS, goes on sale later this year it will be available with all-wheel-drive, a six-speed transmission and plenty of rear-seat legroom. But one feature usually found on full-size luxury cars will not be available on the MKS at any price: a V8 engine.
Big Al, the used car dealer with that small lot down on the corner, may be your mother's cousin, but that doesn't mean you'll get the best used car deal in town from him. He sells all brands of cars, has no visible shop or mechanical staff, and he is the only one that stands behind the quality of his cars ... until the rear tires clear his driveway.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally met with a group of reporters in Detroit earlier this week and, based on reports in the local papers, he was not very encouraging.
DaimlerChrysler has been hit with the largest fine ever assessed against any company for violating fuel economy standards set by the federal government.
Toyota Motor Company does a better job than any car company in America of keeping its customers coming back, according to data from J.D. Power and Assoc. General Motors ranks second in customer retention.
McLaren launched an appeal in London on Thursday which, if successful, could hand the world championship to their star driver Lewis Hamilton.
Have boutique luxury car brands gone out of fashion? So it would seem. Not long ago high-profile upscale automakers sold faster than blue-light specials at Kmart. Buyers raced down the aisles, filling their shopping baskets with the likes of Lamborghini, Aston Martin, and Saab, not to mention Jaguar and Land Rover.
Brazilian Felipe Massa has signed a contract extension keeping him at Ferrari until 2010, ending speculation linking Fernando Alonso with a move to the Italian team.
If you're like me, you probably log a lot of miles for business -- and often at the pointy end of the plane, thanks to frequent-flier programs.
The pages of the 2007 calendar can't disappear fast enough for auto lovers, because the 2008 model year ushers in a bumper crop of fascinating redesigns and an unusually large number of first-time models.
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has boosted his hopes of winning the world title in his rookie season by claiming pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix despite rain and foggy conditions at Fuji.
Kimi Raikkonen has claimed pole position for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix as Ferrari piled on the misery for bitter rivals McLaren.
The FIA World Motor Sports Council (WMSC), motor sport's governing body, has released a detailed report into its decision to fine McLaren $100 million, and strip the team of its world championship points over its appropriation of confidential Ferrari data.
James Bond's favorite car -- the Aston Martin -- has topped a list of the coolest brands in the UK thanks to its long-running association with the legendary super-spy.
World champion Fernando Alonso cut McLaren team mate Lewis Hamilton's lead at the top of the world championship to three points when he won the Italian Grand Prix for the first time at Monza.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was unhurt in a high-speed crash during final practice for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza before Fernando Alonso took pole position for Sunday's race.
Defending champion Alinghi is still hopeful that American syndicate BMW Oracle Racing will drop its lawsuit against the Swiss team and participate in the next America's Cup.
Brazilian Felipe Massa put his Ferrari on pole position for the Turkish Grand Prix on Saturday for the second year in a row.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa won the Turkish Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday while a late puncture slashed Lewis Hamilton's championship lead to five points.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa gave Ferrari a major boost by recording the best times in the opening practice for the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul.
Take a pen, start with the nib at the bottom left corner of the page. Gently drag the pen diagonally from bottom left to top right and you have a quick and easy graphic representation of the price differential between the standard BMW 3-series and its habañero cousin the M3 coupe over the last four generations (and 20 years).
A Ferrari sports car, once owned and raced by the actor Steve McQueen, sold for $2.3 million, twice its originally estimated auction value, at a Christie's auction in Monterey, California.
A classic Ferrari once owned by Steve McQueen sold for $2.31 million Thursday night at auction.
Luxury doesn't always buy complete car safety, according to a new report.
Marcellus Wiley's expression doesn't change as he sifts through a batch of car keys placed atop his office drawer. Looking at each set, the sound of clinking steel drowning out the music in the background, he finally comes to an obvious conclusion.
The Greek philosopher Diogenes carried a lantern in broad daylight, in the search, he said, of an honest man. I was thinking of bringing a lantern -- or at least one of those little squeeze lights -- over to the Tour de France this year, in search of a clean rider.
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