The Volkswagen diesel scandal first broke in the United States, but it has since occupied an ever-widening global circle. Two days ago, one of the Volkswagen Group’s most prominent research and development experts, Wolfgang Hatz, was arrested—not in America, but in Munich. That’s what several independent sources are reporting, following the lead…""
Overview: The Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport occupies the slim real estate between the 455-hp Stingray and the supercharged, 650-hp Z06, combining elements of the two. The Stingray’s naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V-8 is surrounded by the Z06’s gnarly bodywork, flared fenders, meaty tires, and wide-track suspension. Think of the Grand Sport…""
Volkswagen will have arguably the most aggressive new-vehicle warranty in the United States when it rolls out its 2018-model-year vehicles. The coverage will span six years or 72,000 miles, whichever comes first, and will be fully transferable to subsequent owners. Called the People First Warranty, it’s an extension of coverage that is currently found…""
Amid ratcheted-up plans and global forecasts for electric vehicles, Toyota and Mazda are teaming up to develop EV technology. A new venture by Toyota (90 percent), Mazda (5 percent), and supplier Denso (5 percent) aims to establish a shared architecture for electric vehicles—including common components “transcending differences in vehicle class…""
In the rarified air above mainstream luxury-brand flagships from Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW exist the ultra-exclusive, hand-built sedans from Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, and Bentley, each offering 12-cylinder power, the choicest material furnishings, and indubitable pedigrees. Given these cars’ unapologetic price tags, a normal person might expect them to surpass any…""