Category Archives: Automobiles

Ford Explorer ST Confirmed, Rear-Wheel Drive a Possibility ""

Ford formally confirmed that the next-generation Explorer lineup will include a sporty ST variant, much like the recently announced Edge ST. Expect the high-performance Explorer ST to take the place of the current Sport trim level in the Explorer hierarchy. Like the Sport, the Explorer ST is likely to be motivated…

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This Ford Transit USPS Truck Prototype Could Be Hauling Your Mail Soon ""

Six vehicle manufacturers are in contention to claim a government contract to create and build a new mail truck for the United States Postal Service, one of which is Oshkosh. We recently spotted the Wisconsin-based truck manufacturer’s proposed mail truck testing on the streets. Compared to the unique styling of the Karsan and Mahindra proposals (AM General,…

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Mean Mug: Ford Unmasks Face of the 2019 Shelby GT500 ""

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 strip show continues, and the American automaker has given us our best look yet at the face of the forthcoming Mustang model. Fitted with flared front fenders and a big Audi-like grille, the GT500 will include a robust front splitter and large lower vents that extend…

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Updated 2018 Mazda 6 Is Only Fractionally More Expensive ""

Mazda has applied three sets of updates to the Mazda 6 in the past two model years. For 2017, it received G-Vectoring Control plus a mid-model-year revision that increased standard equipment, and a 2018 full refresh included new looks and the addition of a turbocharged four-cylinder engine to the lineup. Yet pricing for…

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Lyft and Magna Enter Long-Term Deal to Develop Self-Driving Systems ""

The melding of Silicon Valley and the traditional automotive industry continues. Ride-hailing service Lyft and Magna International, one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, said they’re embarking on a long-term collaboration to build self-driving systems capable of operating without any input or oversight from human drivers. Magna will…

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