Car companies are hustling to develop practical, mass-appeal electric cars right now. But in 1998, the Nissan Altra EV was already there. Here’s why this revolutionary vehicle you’ve never heard of didn’t pan out, and what it’s like to drive today.
How important is a marble floor, free coffee and some nice chairs? Or an off-road test track and consistent branding? And is any of this important for your local car dealership?
Hey, this is crazy. And I love it.
Ryan Hunter-Reay had a pretty good excuse to miss his friend's wedding. Maybe he really wanted to go, but this sounds like a great way to get out of events you might not have a good reason for missing. How can I reuse this?
Volvo honoring the anniversary of its first sports car attempt, the Volvo Sport, is kind of like GM honoring the 40th anniversary of their never-finished rotary engine project or Mazda celebrating 20 years since it canceled its luxury Amati brand. Volvo is weird.
If you guessed this Porsche 911 Aerodynamic concept was from 1984, then you have a really sharp eye. At a glance, it smacks of 993 that was still a decade off from when Porsche decided to apply some wind-cheating features to its classic shape, and prove it wouldn't disturb the look too much.
While followers of the Subaru BRZ school might be interested in the STI badges that adorn the 2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue, they'll be disappointed to learn this special edition is a body kit and some blue bits, not more power. Hey, you were warned.
Speaking of shitboxes...
Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today, we have reports from BBC, Speedhunters and Automobile.
There were four recalls from Ford today, including two big ones affecting 1.1 million SUVs sold in North America. The trouble for Escape, Explorer and Mercury Mariner owners is a power steering system that could fail.
Some of us with cars like to keep them mostly blemish-free. Others grow more attached the more their car is beat to shit. There are a lot of readers of this site in that second camp.
Most people my age remember MG because it's something their parents talked about, not because they've actually had first-hand experience with one of the roadsters that were rather popular up until 1980. The MG name is still kicking around and its Chinese backers want so badly to return to the U.S. Just not necessarily…
Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today, we have reports from CNET, Forbes and Road & Track.