Mazda preps next Mazda3 with Skyactiv-X engine for L.A. debutNov. 8
Mazda will pull the curtains on the next-generation Mazda3 small car at this month's Los Angeles Auto Show, kicking off a new era of performance-oriented vehicle platforms and Skyactiv-X drivetrains, all wrapped in a voluptuous new design language.
How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shineNov. 7
TearDOWNS without the messNov. 3
Caresoft engineers use high-tech 3D scans to virtually strip apart cars — down to individual battery cells, wires and screws — and sells that data to curious automakers and suppliers for up to half a million dollars. The company's software can also provide information about the materials used and cost of each vehicle component.
Ford unleashes special-edition lightweight Carbon Series GT supercarOct. 30
The Carbon Series GTs will be 40 pounds lighter than the standard supercar thanks to carbon fiber wheels, a titanium exhaust, titanium lug nuts and a polycarbonate rear hatch with additional venting. Ford said it features more visible carbon fiber than any previous model.
RESCUE VEHICLESOct. 29
Startup Rivian built around lean-manufacturing mindsetOct. 29
Lynk & CO 'gears' up for U.S.Oct. 27
GLARING OMISSIONOct. 29
After years of pleading from global automakers, NHTSA announced this month that it is considering a dramatic change to the long-standing rules that govern auto headlights. The change would allow automakers to install and enable adaptive driving beam headlights on new cars sold in the U.S.