Porsche's new Surface Coated Brake system uses white calipers, a nod to the fact that the mirror-finish tungsten carbide-coated rotors drastically reduce brake dust. There's usually a compromise between brake pad performance and brake dust (high-performance pads tend to generate more schmutz on your wheels) but that's not the only...
Ford introduced the latest-generation Escape for the 2013 model year, so the compact crossover is a bit overdue for a full redesign. Fortunately, the automaker promises to unveil a new version on April 2. On Twitter, Ford released a teaser video to whet our appetites. We can see the crossover...
Honda just announced this week that it will be closing its Civic hatchback factory in Swindon in the U.K. Besides meaning the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, the plant closure left us wondering what the future is for the Honda Civic hatchback, particularly the Type R, both of which...
Car enthusiasts will surely remember the Art & Science Era, that blocky, chunky, right-angle-heavy styling that defined Cadillac some ten years ago. Well, it's safe to say those days are in the rearview mirror. After a successful reinvention of the brand, Cadillac is ready for a softer approach that...
Since the premiere of the first four-wheel drive BMW 325i in 1985, BMW has consistently expanded its four-wheel drive competence with new models and constant further development in the field of drive technology. One of the milestones is undoubtedly the intelligent four-wheel drive system BMW xDrive, which was first...
Jaguar is in the midst of a product offensive, rolling out the new XE and XF sedans while preparing the upcoming F-Pace crossover. But it's not about to sit on its leather-upholstered laurels. According to Motor Trend, the British automaker has a slew of projects in the cooker. For starters,...
Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is furthering its support of open source platforms by donating $100,000 to the Computer Vision Center (CVC) to accelerate its development of an open source simulator for automated driving, Car Learning to Act (CARLA). “Technological advances and growth are made possible through collaboration and community support,”...
Reach back a decade into your supercar memory banks and you may recall that in 2005, Lamborghini rolled in to the Geneva Motor Show with a dramatic Gallardo speedster concept. That was the Concept S, designed by Luc Donckerwolke long before he shifted over to (and subsequently left) the...
Driving on a free road had been a fun activity, but not anymore. Unfortunately, due to the increasing number of vehicles, motorists feel irritated facing  bad driving behaviours and that makes it difficult to stay protected on the road. A recent research conducted by a parking website, Yourparkingspace, indicates...
Datsun, a brand of Nissan Motor, today launched its first Datsun car for the Indonesian market, the Datsun GO+, at its new plant in Purwakarta, West Java. The new 60,000 m2 plant, with engine assembly, body, paint, trim and chassis, will be dedicated to the production of Datsun cars...