Toyota Explains its Most Iconic Model Names


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Toyota and the Japanese in general are known for being notoriously bad at naming their cars, though most of that's in the past now...

We’re sure you already have a dozen examples that you want to share with us. However, what are the origins of their most popular models’ names?

Revamped Veloster Reportedly Gets New 7-Speed Dual Clutch Gearbox


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Up until now, we’ve seen scoop pics of the facelifted Veloster that’s due to debut at next year's Detroit or Chicago auto show. Surprisingly, though, Hyundai had managed to keep a tight lid on any leaks regarding the car’s specs.

WhatCar? Checks Out Mercedes AMG GT in Static Preview


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While we all want to see the Mercedes AMG GT on the move and preferably sideways, we’ve still got around a month to wait before that happens.

First reviews of the car should be out in November, but before then we can contend with videos like this static preview by WhatCar?.

Miami Beach Cop Verbally Bashing Young Biker Under Investigation


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The Miami Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation on Officer Kenneth MacLeod who was filmed screaming expletives at young motorcyclist Albert Valdes.

BMW's Baby i3 EV Puts on a New Set of Alloy Shoes


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What's the easiest and most painless way to either improve or customize your ride's look?

More Borderline Realism via Project CARS: Lotus 98T F1 Car on the Nordschleife


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Racing games are becoming desperately pretty things to look at these days, with ever increasing model details and ever more realistic textures and effects.

We’re not yet at the point where it’s genuinely hard to tell what is real and what isn’t, but judging by the quality of the Project CARS video posted below, the day is not far off.

New Cadillac XT5 is SRXs Mid-Size SUV Successor


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Spied here for the very first time is Cadillac's upcoming replacement for the SRX crossover that is believed to be called XT5 under the luxury brand's new nomenclature.

Call The National Guard! 12 Patrol Cars Chase Slow-Moving Moped…


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Twelve - that's how many police cruisers we counted pursuing a man riding a slow-moving moped in Norton Shores, Michigan!

New VW Passat Realistically Rendered in Alltrack Clothes


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VW has confirmed that a raised Alltrack version of its Passat is on its way, but since renderings are so easy to do these days, we don’t need to wait around to see what it’s like.

 X-Tomi has stepped up yet again with one of his more realistic renderings.

Go Ahead, Press Your R Key, Say Honda's Interactive Ad


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The Civic Type R teaser we showed you earlier today was a lead up to a new interactive video that allows users to seamlessly-switch between two films.

Renault Says the Eolab PHEV Would Be Priced Similarly to a Clio dCi if Built


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Renault’s ultra fuel-efficient Eolab concept revealed at this year’s Paris Auto Show would not be more expensive than a diesel-powered Clio, a company official revealed.

What Autonomous Emergency Braking is and Why it’s Important to Have


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You probably already know what AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking) is. It’s a system that’s now being fitted to some cars which automatically applies the brakes when it senses an imminent crash via its array of sensors.

Jeep Renegade Launches in Brazil with 2.0L Diesel, Will the US Get it Too?


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The 2015 Jeep Renegade made its Latin American debut at the 2014 Sao Paulo Auto Show, with the small SUV to be produced in Brazil for local markets.

Peugeot 308 GTi Will Reportedly Get 270PS Engine from RCZ R


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It’s not the most surprising report, but it surely is good news for fans of Peugeot hot-hatches: the upcoming 308 GTi will likely have a 270PS (266hp) engine.

US Grand Prix Will Feature the Smallest F1 Grid in a Decade


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Things in Formula 1 happen fast- real fast. Mind you, in this case we’re not talking about the speed of the cars but the fact that not one, but two F1 teams disappeared between two races.

You Won't Believe These Scenes Were Filmed on Russian Roads


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We’re used to seeing terrible things happen on Russian roads courtesy of the dash cam phenomenon there, but that doesn’t mean politeness and the basic compliance with traffic rules don’t exist.

Reborn Lister Wants to Make This Hypercar


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Only a year after it came back to life with the re-launch of the Jaguar D-type-inspired 'Knobbly', Lister has plans to build a new "hypercar" with which it hopes to return to Asian and North American markets.

Scion FR-S Gains Targa Version for SEMA


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Scion’s biggest surprise for this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas is by far the FR-S T1 targa top version, built by Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs.

How Your Wife Might Convince You to Get a 2015 Sedona


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We all appreciate the merits of minivans as family cars and Kia's Sedona is certainly one of the better looking people haulers in the US, but…there's always a but with these type of vehicles, isn't there…

Toyota FCV Enters Japanese Rally as Opening Car


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Toyota wants to prove fuel-cell vehicles have a racing future, so the automaker decided to enter a FCV sedan in the final stage of the Japanese Rally Championship.