Automotive Timeline

Hybrid Cars in China, A Growing Trend

hybrid range rover

Hybrid vehicles are becoming much more popular these days. And the trend is not solely based in the United States, where the hybrid engine originated, but is now quite popular in other countries as well. Although hybrids have topped the popularity list of cars sold there, recently there have been wide-scale efforts by foreign and… Read more »

Lamborghini Aventador Flies In Three-Car Accident [VIDEO]


A Lamborghini can fly…if given enough speed and a ramp. However, this Lamborghini Aventador just needs two other cars and enough of an impact to fly through the air gracefully like a dove…then to skid shamelessly back onto the road. According to News Max, a Lamborghini Aventador crashed into three cars in London’s posh Knightsbridge… Read more »

Chrysler Recall Issued For 870,000 Vehicles Due To Problem With Brakes

Chrysler Recall

Chrysler announced on Wednesday that they are recalling 870,000 vehicles due to a defect in the braking system. This follows reports by customers who noticed excessive brake-pedal firmness. The company said they intend to repair the recalled vehicles by installing a shield to protect brake boosters from corrosion which is caused by water exposure. The… Read more »

Ford Mustang Gets Revved Up For 2015

2015 Ford Mustang GT

If you are in the market for a hot car, check out the 2015 Ford Mustang GT. Some changes are being made that will make buyers take more than a second glance in the Mustang direction. It hasn’t been officially released, but a bit of inside scoop has leaked out about what buyers can expect… Read more »

LAPD Gets A Lamborghini Gallardo To Fleet

Lamborghini Cop Car

Looks like speeders are going to have a heck of a time outrunning the LAPD now that they have a Lamborghini Gallardo in their fleet. It’s like the LAPD played the video game Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and were like, “We should have those!” According to an editorial on MSN, the Los Angeles Police… Read more »

Chrysler Orders Donated Vipers To Be Crushed

1992 Dodge Viper

Chrysler, the American automotive company, has ordered South Puget Sound Community College to crush a Dodge Viper. The special thing about this specific Dodge Viper, is it isn’t just any Dodge Viper. This is the fourth Viper off the pre-production line that’s been at the college for the past seven years. The rare prototype 1992… Read more »

Judge Dismissed FAA Fine Against Small Drone User

Unmanned Drones

A federal judge has dismissed the first, and only, fine administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) against a commercial drone user. As reported by Fox News, the grounds the FAA gave for the fine is in relationship to their authority to keep the burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the sky. However, the judge… Read more »

2015 Mini Cooper S With Five Doors Caught On Camera [Photos]

2015 mini cooper s five door photos

A Mini Cooper S with five doors, supposedly the 2015 model, was caught on camera cruising the streets recently. BMW recently released their third generation of the classic British car, showing a desire to get back to a more classic style. There is an eye on the future for the Mini, as reports about a… Read more »

Toyota Prius Recall: 1.9 Million Hybrids Affected By Software Defect

toyota prius hybrid recall 1.9 million software

A Toyota Prius recall has been issued for the Japanese motor company’s hot selling hybrid vehicle. 1.9 million cars are potentially affected by a software defect that could cause them to go into a failsafe mode. Almost half of those impacted were sold in Japan, while another 700,000 were sold in the U.S. The Toyota… Read more »

Best Car Brands According To 2014 Car-Brand Perception Survey

Top Car Brands

Are you planning on buying a car in the near future? If so, you may want to take some time to do research on the vehicles you are considering. Consumer Reports conducted their annual Car-Brand Perception Survey from December 6, 2013 to December 15, 2013, to determine the best and worst cars, according to the… Read more »

560-HP Beetle Rallycross Racer Built To Attract Young Urban Crowd

560 hp beetle rallycross racer

Volkswagen unveiled their plans to bring a 560-hp Beetle racer to the 2014 Global Rallycross stage. The announcement came at this week’s Chicago Auto Show. Powered by the team of Andretti Autosport, Volkswagen will actually enter two of the juiced up bugs in what is becoming one of the largest world racing events. Volkswagen’s Rallycross… Read more »

Kia Motors America’s Record January, Adds K900 In Spring 2014

kia motors america record sales january 2014

Kia Motors America is reporting record sales for January 2014. The Seoul, South Korea based company has been in the American market for 20 years now and have seen a growing brand loyalty. With 37,011 Kia vehicles sold, the company outdid their January 2013 numbers by just over 700 units. Kia made a lot of… Read more »

Happy 65th Anniversary, VW Beetle Invasion of America

VW Beetle

The VW Beetle invaded America 65 years ago, in January 1949. Though it went on to sell over half-a-million units in a single year in the mid-1970s, in its first year the distinctive, ultra-compact car sold a grand total of two. The first VW Beetle was brought to the United States by a Dutch businessman,… Read more »

Chevrolet Silverado Named Truck Of The Year 2014


The Chevrolet Silverado, made by General Motors, won the title “Truck of the Year” on Monday at the North American International Auto Show. Just to ensure that General Motors enjoyed a clean sweep, their Corvette Stingray picked up the “Car of the Year” award for 2014. The incoming CEO of the company, Mary Barra, spoke… Read more »

2015 Ford F-150 Sheds Weight With Aluminum Body [Video]

2015 ford f-150 aluminum detroit auto show

The 2015 Ford F-150 was unveiled at the Detroit Automotive Show, and the popular pick-up is making some serious changes in its new form. Ford’s best selling vehicle of all time, the F-series, showed the world a lighter, faster aluminum body on top of a steel frame. The 2015 Ford F-150 is the first truck… Read more »

Bugatti Veyron Owned By Simon Cowell: Is It Worth $1.65 Million?

Bugatti Veyron

The Bugatti Veyron is unquestionably one of the most stunning and expensive cars in the world. Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced that they will be selling none other that Simon Cowell’s 2008 Bugatti. Cowell’s car is one of 1400 vehicles due to be sold at the 43rd Annual Scottsdale Auction. But there… Read more »

Year-End Car Deals In 2013 Offer Savings… And Danger

Year-End Car Deals In 2013 Offer Savings... And Danger

Year-end car deals will probably be the best 2013 car deals you can find, but besides savings there’s also some dangers you need to watch out for. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the 2015 Ford Mustang GT reveal had both muscle power fans and greenies salivating in turbocharged unison due to the new fuel… Read more »

Polaris Sportsman Airless Tire ATV Hits The Market

Polaris Sportsman Airless Tire

The Polaris Sportsman airless tire ATV have hit the market, offering a GI Joe grade quad for us regular Joes. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, ATV’s can be dangerous, as recently seen when a Nebraska teen died in an ATV accident Airless tires have been rumored for decades, but only recently have they become… Read more »