Richard Branson has hinted that his Virgin empire may eventually expand into the world of electric cars in the past, but he confirmed this week that he has a team of people working on them. 'You may find Virgin competing with the Tesla in the car business as we do in the space business,' Branson said.
Dodge has had to restrict new orders of the Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat muscle cars until it can fill existing orders, because too many people want to buy them. A spokesperson called demand for the Dodge SRT Hellcat vehicles 'unprecedented.'
The bravado and buffoonery that have become Jeremy Clarkson’s trademark style have landed him in hot water with the BBC once again—and this time, he’s been suspended.
The new and final variant of the Audi R8 racer is lighter and safer than ever before, with clearly improved aerodynamics. The new Audi R8 made its debut thus week at the Geneva Auto Show.
Lexus has been voted the most dependable brand for the fourth year in a row in J.D. Power’s Vehicle Dependability Study. In addition to Lexus and other Toyota brands, GM also performed well in the J.D. Power study.
Failed electric car startup Fisker was bought out by a Chinese company last year. Now, reports say, the company's long-awaited electric vehicle will be sold under a new brand called Elux.
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportsWagen will start at $21,395, with the price increasing with added features. A top-tier 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportsWagen will run closer to $30,00.
Ford Focus RS' latest model features the turbocharged 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine found in the 2015 Ford Mustang, at least 316 horsepower, and all-wheel drive. Ford says it hasn't ruled out launching more powerful versions of the latest Ford Focus RS model at a later date.
Super Bowl ads 2015 featured a trio of spots from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which is known for flexing its advertising creativity for the big game. FCA is celebrating three of its brands in its 2015 Super Bowl ads, Dodge, Fiat, and Jeep, but this time around there aren't any celebs.
The Tesla Model S P85D is already the quickest production sedan in the world, but Tesla CEO and co-founder Elon Musk tweeted yesterday that a software update for the P85D is in the works, and that it will improve acceleration times.
'Furious 7,' the seventh installment of the 'Fast and the Furious' movie franchise, has a new teaser trailer out showing seven seconds of behind-the-scenes footage. Though unconfirmed, the clip is thought to be a teaser for a longer spot set to air during this weekend’s Super Bowl XLIX.
Mercedes-Benz's ad for Super Bowl XLIX gives us a modern spin on the classic tale of the tortoise and the hare. The Super Bowl ad coincides with the market launch of the Mercedes GT S.
Ford's new research center in Silicon Valley will house projects focusing on connectivity and self-driving cars. The experiments are part of the Smart Mobility Plan Ford unveiled at CES earlier this month.
The new Ford GT will be the featured cover car for 'Forza Motorsport 6,' set to debut soon on XBox One. So you won't have to take out a second mortgage to drive the latest Ford supercar.
The Chevy Bolt, unveiled this week at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, is a step beyond any non-Tesla offering on the electric car market. According to GM, the Chevy Volt EV will have a range of more than 200 miles on a single charge and a starting price of around $30,000.
Ford surprised the automotive world with the unveiling of an all-new GT supercar Monday at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. The new Ford GT supercar will be hitting showrooms sometime in 2016 and boasts impressive features in its design, power, weight, and more.
Ford confirmed plans to build self-driving cars in the near future in an announcement at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Ford also announced the Smart Mobility Plan, a strategy for the automaker's deployment of developing technologies in connectivity, vehicle autonomy, and data collection.
The Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion, a self-driving, hydrogen-electric plug-in hybrid, made its debut at the 2015 Consumer Electronics show this week. The F015 clearly isn’t intended for production, but it does show that Mercedes has the technology today to deliver a zero-emission vehicle that can drive itself.
Amid Russia's worst economic crisis, some major automakers have temporarily suspended their sales in the country, while others are shifting inventory or planning price increases.
Aston Martin Works will celebrate its 60th anniversary with six bespoke, highly customized cars. The company says they’ll feature a bevy of unique appearance features, plus one especially cool material: piston metal interior trim.