VW Confirms CC and Alltrack Variants for All-New Passat


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Volkswagen has officially confirmed that there will be a second-generation CC and a new Passat Alltrack, both based on the all-new Passat for Europe. This is good news and bad news for VW fans in the United States, as they will only get the CC and not the Passat Alltrack.

Sinkhole Suddenly Swallows Concrete Mixer


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A Russian truck driver's daily ride to work took an abrupt turn for the worse when a sinkhole opened up beneath the road.

Ford Cuts Focus EV’s Price by a Further $6,000 on Weak Demand


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It’s no secret that Ford has failed to attract EV buyers with its Focus Electric in the US, and the fact that the automaker has operated a second consistent price cut speaks for itself.

Scoop: Mercedes' Next GLK Might Get an AMG Version After All


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Despite some reports claiming the opposite, these fresh scoop shots suggest that Mercedes-Benz's GLK replacement could get a high-performance AMG edition.

CR Says You Can Do A Lot Better Than The Toyota Yaris


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Consumer Reports injected a bit of clearly directed humor in its review of the most recent incarnation of the Toyota Yaris. It is, as most Toyotas are, perfectly adequate at being solid, good cars, but lack any kind of thrills (the FR-S/GT86 doesn't count in this supermini company).

Kia's K900 Flagship Wears its SEMA Show Performance Costume


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Do you think Kia's target market for their new luxury car, the K900, is interested in wild tuning jobs and added dollops of performance?

Subaru Updates 2015 XV Crosstrek with New Infotainment and Safety Techs


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Subaru said it release the 2015MY versions of its XV Crosstrek and XV Crosstrek Hybrid crossovers with equipment and tech upgrades in the US this December.

Men Filming Instead of Warning Swerving SUV Film Their Own Crash!


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Two men filming and commenting on a Jeep driver that was all over the road ended up recording their own crash when the aforementioned vehicle smashed into an oncoming Jeep Wrangler that then hit their car!

Hyundai Reportedly Mulling Euro Sports car With Global Appeal


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Hyundai is reportedly looking to create a sports car for the European market, but it’s not going to be one to follow in the footsteps of the old fwd Coupe.

In fact, the proper way for it to introduce its new “N” performance badge on a road car would be with something properly sporty, like a road-going derivative of the beautiful Italian-designed Passo Corto concept (pictured).

Porsche Engineering Reportedly Developing 800HP V12 Engine for Putin’s Limo


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It’s no secret that Russia’s president (and sometimes prime minister) Vladimir Putin wants a bespoke limousine to be driven in, after ZIL failed to impress him with their ZIL-4112P prototype.

CR Looks at the Usefulness of Night Vision Tech in Cars


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Night vision in luxury cars is nothing new; it’s been around since the early 2000s on Lexus and Mercedes models. Now, it’s been adopted by an even wider array of manufacturers who’ve also integrated new pedestrian and obstacle recognition tech into it for added capability.

Porsche Macan Powered and Styled-Up with TechArt Parts


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After giving Macan owners a first taste of their tuning goods in July, Porsche specialist TechArt has announced a bevy of performance and styling parts for the luxury SUV.

Mazda6 Diesel Sets New 221km/h Avg. Speed Record at 24-Hour Run [w/Videos]


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While the US market has to wait another year for the Mazda6 diesel, in Europe the Japanese sedan is breaking speed records.

Mega Fail! Biker Plasters an "I Don't Stop for Cops" Sticker on Patrol Car and Then Crashes!


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A motorcyclist's ballsy move to jeer the police by plastering an "I don't stop for cops" decal on a moving patrol vehicle quickly turned sour when the biker hit a curb and crashed. And it was all caught on his helmet mounted camera.

First Fuel-Cell-Powered Hyundai ix35s Reach UK Customers


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As it itself states, Hyundai is the first automaker to ever sell hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the UK. The Korean automaker is rolling out its fuel-cell ix35 around the world, in markets where it stands a chance.

Tesla Could Sell 50,000th Model S by end of October


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Tesla shifted its 25,000th Model S early in January of this year, and it’s taken them another nine months to get close to doubling the figure. Now, it's been suggested that the 50,000th example will reach its owner by the end of this month.

Nissan Starts Delivering Electric Taxis to Rome, Madrid and Barcelona [w/Video]


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Electric taxis may become an ordinary sight in Europe’s major cities, with Nissan delivering the first Leaf cabs to Rome and Madrid and the first e-NV200 taxis to Barcelona.

Does an HSV V8 Version of Cadillac's CTS Make Sense?


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This is an artist's impression of what a Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) edition of a V8-powered Cadillac CTS could look like – if they ever made one, that is.

Blink and You Might Miss Toyota Supra's 1/4 Mile Record


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While I am not a big fan of drag racing, I have to admit that watching a souped-up Toyota Supra doing the quarter mile in a little over 6 seconds is really impressive.

2015 Mustang Goes All Na-Na-Na Batman with 1966 Batcave Shoot


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You won't mistake it for any past or future Batmobile, but you have to admit that a blacked-out 2015 Mustang looks pretty darn cool standing at the entrance of the Batcave from the 1966 Batman TV show.