Somehow the driver managed to survive the accident and escaped the vehicle moments before it caught on fire and went up in flames. Read the rest of this entry
Porche so far have had trouble gaining a significant share of the Chinese sports car market. They’re hoping to change all that with the introduction of a less powerful version of the 718 Cayman and the Boxter.
The Cayman has had it’s horsepower reduced to 250 hp for China in order to reduce the base price to below the “magical threshold” of 600,000 renminbi (about $90,000). Read the rest of this entry
The NICB has just released a list of the most stolen cars for 2015. An unfortunate reality of our world is that there are those who take what does not belong to them. There are a few things you can do to reduce the likelihood of having your vehicle stolen.
First have the awareness to keep your car locked at all times. Take your keys with you. It may sound silly but many thefts occur because they make it easy for thieves to hop in and take what they want. Read the rest of this entry
Ford have recently stated that they’re recalling almost 830,000 vehicles in North America due to a faulty latch that either won’t close properly or may open while driving. The vehicles include the Ford Escape, Ford Focus and Ford Mustang.
The recalls are not limited to a certain year but span the years from 2012 to 2016. Only those vehicles purchased in warmer climates are being recalled as there’s a greater chance there will be a fault in those areas with ambient temperatures. Read the rest of this entry
Australia is moving north and it’s putting automatic transport at risk. The government has been forced to update its coordinates to ensure accurate sat-nav information.
Autonomous cars may be the way of the future but for them to stand a chance on the open road they need very accurate information from GPS devices. Already in various countries around the world pilot programs are being rolled out for autonomous transport. Read the rest of this entry
The Northwest Automotive Press Association has once again convened on the 19th of July 2017 to decide on the most fuel efficient car for the year. They were tasked with driving 14 different fuel-efficient cars in order to find which one was the greenest of them all.
While many of the cars performed well the 2017 Chevrolet Volt was head and shoulders above the rest with it’s electric and gas engine. The Volt has a price tag of between $32,000 and $38,000 depending on features and trim. Read the rest of this entry