In the aftermath of a fatal crash earlier this week between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, industry leaders and city officials across the country are putting their own autonomous-vehicle testing programs on hold so they can ponder the effect on the vehicles’ onboard safety drivers and consider the…""
Whatever you do, don’t call it Northstar. According to John Rydzewski, assistant chief engineer of the all-new 550-hp Cadillac V-8 engine, the powerplant was called many things during its roughly four-year development, but in the end they’re just calling it exactly what it is: twin-turbo 4.2-liter V-8. No funny alphanumerics…""
The self-appointed smart set think the internal-combustion engine is on its last legs, but not Mercedes-Benz. While the firm is pushing forth with numerous electrified cars, it is also introducing a six-cylinder engine that’s brand new from the ground up. And it returns to the classic six-cylinders-in-a-row layout that Mercedes…""
Inspired by specialized off-road vehicles built to withstand the brutal conditions of Baja desert-racing competition, the Jeep Sandstorm is also said to perform well in that other unforgiving hostile driver environment: public roads and highways. Despite giving off more than a whiff of the upcoming Wrangler pickup—which will have a…""
Hyundai Australia will sell the high-performance i30 N hatchback with a track-friendly warranty, according to our colleagues at Australia’s Wheels, who report that buyers of Hyundai’s hot hatchback won’t void their warranty by taking it to the track provided the events are noncompetitive. In other words, taking an i30 N to a track day…""
The Jeep Wagoneer Roadtrip is a nod to the family vehicle of generations past and a time before terms such as minivan and crossover had entered the automotive lexicon. The folks at Jeep expertly transformed this classic SUV, which started life as an ordinary 1965 Wagoneer, into a modern restomod….""
Long before an Arizona woman stepped off a curb and into transportation history under cover of darkness Sunday night, some circumstances surrounding her death in a collision with an Uber self-driving test vehicle had already been determined. As in so many other places in the Sun Belt, traffic engineers had built…""