American Honda exec says US auto sales nearing its peak

John Mendel, executive vice president of sales at American Honda, has warned that auto sales in the United States are nearing the highest point that the market could sustainably support. He... Read more about American Honda exec says US auto sales nearing its peak


Leaked: 2015 Ford Mustang fuel economy ratings

Ford didn’t officially release the fuel economy ratings of the 2015 Mustang by the guys from Mustang6G already has them. As a result, we found out that the all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost... Read more about Leaked: 2015 Ford Mustang fuel economy ratings


NEVS unveils the Saab 9-3 Electric Vehicle (EV)

Although some reports were saying that Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) was facing financial difficulties, the company surprised us all when it unveiled the 9-3 electric... Read more about NEVS unveils the Saab 9-3 Electric Vehicle (EV)


Continental AG sets up Silicon Valley business unit to help carmakers roll out autonomous driving

Continental AG has set up a new business unit -- Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems -- in Silicon Valley as the company aims to help carmakers roll out autonomous driving and... Read more about Continental AG sets up Silicon Valley business unit to help carmakers roll out autonomous driving


China fines NSK and NTN following probe into industry pricing practice

China’s National Development and Reform Commission has imposed a combined JPY4.8-billion ($47 million) fine against Japanese bearing makers NSK Ltd. (JPY2.9 billion) and NTN Corp. (JPY1.9... Read more about China fines NSK and NTN following probe into industry pricing practice


2015 Chevrolet Silverado receives Rally Edition packages

The owners of 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 double-cab and crew-cab pickups will be happy to know that General Motors has just introduced Rally Editions of the well-known pickup truck.... Read more about 2015 Chevrolet Silverado receives Rally Edition packages


Ferrari 458 Speciale Spider spotted outside the factory in Maranello

The Ferrari 458 Spider Speciale was a hot subject this summer and 4WheelsNews was the first website to report about the new vehicle. In addition we reported about the vehicle’s private... Read more about Ferrari 458 Speciale Spider spotted outside the factory in Maranello


Hyundai considering a premium crossover or SUV to take on Lexus

It appears that Hyundai wants to challenge the luxury segment with a new premium crossover or and SUV that will be a rival for the Lexus RX350 as well as for the Audi Q5 or Cadillac SRX.... Read more about Hyundai considering a premium crossover or SUV to take on Lexus


Three more 2014 Abarth Track Experience events scheduled this year

The 2014 Abarth Track Experience will be happening at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.; Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn.; and Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. –... Read more about Three more 2014 Abarth Track Experience events scheduled this year


Ford planning a new hybrid vehicle to take on the Toyota Prius

We already know that Toyota is working hard on the next-generation Prius and already delayed the vehicle by 6 months in order to have more time to maximize mpg. And things are getting... Read more about Ford planning a new hybrid vehicle to take on the Toyota Prius


Dodge mocks the Passat in the latest Charger SRT commercials [w/videos]

Chrysler released two new ads promoting their 2015 Dodge Charger but what’s more interesting is that both mock the Volkswagen Passat. The first commercial is called “Just Kidding” and... Read more about Dodge mocks the Passat in the latest Charger SRT commercials [w/videos]


GM Web site for recalled vehicles now expanded to 20 models

The Web site set up by General Motors Co. for owners of vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches -- gmignitionupdate.com -- now includes all 20 models involved. The site initially... Read more about GM Web site for recalled vehicles now expanded to 20 models


2015 BMW X5 (F15) Security revealed ahead of Moscow Motor Show debut

At the 2014 Moscow Motor Show, BMW will introduce the X5 (F15) Security a vehicle previewed by a concept version at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. According to BMW, the new X5 Security is... Read more about 2015 BMW X5 (F15) Security revealed ahead of Moscow Motor Show debut


2015 Corvette Stingray gets the 8-speed transmission, returns 29 mpg on the highway

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will arrive with a new paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission and as expected it will be more fuel-efficient and faster. According to the... Read more about 2015 Corvette Stingray gets the 8-speed transmission, returns 29 mpg on the highway


2015 Infiniti Q50L will make its world debut at 2014 Chengdu Motor Show

Infiniti officially announced that its new Q50L a.k.a. the long-wheelbase version of the Q50 will make its world debut at the 2014 Chengdu Motor Show (Sichuan province). According to... Read more about 2015 Infiniti Q50L will make its world debut at 2014 Chengdu Motor Show


Volvo chairman says China should not hinder competition

The chairman of Volvo and parent Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. -- Li Shufu -- believes that China should stop trying to block competition in its territory. He told Bloomberg that it would... Read more about Volvo chairman says China should not hinder competition


2014 Porsche 911 (991) Turbo and Turbo S models receive performance upgrades from Techart

The Porsche 911 (991) Turbo is already an extreme supercar but still, tuning companies find ways to improve it. The latest company to offer a performance upgrade for the 911 Turbo is... Read more about 2014 Porsche 911 (991) Turbo and Turbo S models receive performance upgrades from Techart


15-year old boy from Taiwan gets a Pagani Huayra as a birthday present

The first Pagani Huayra has just been delivered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, but it appears that the vehicle will not be driven, at least for now. No, it is not broken but the person who received... Read more about 15-year old boy from Taiwan gets a Pagani Huayra as a birthday present


2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon ‘unminivan’ proves to be quite popular

The long-wheelbase, seven-seat version of the 2014 Transit Connect Wagon accounted for around 85 percent of Wagon sales in July. The short- and long-wheelbase versions now have combined... Read more about 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon ‘unminivan’ proves to be quite popular


2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport: first photos of the interior revealed [w/video]

The 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport will be unveiled on September 3, but the company decided to unveil the last teaser ahead of the official debut. As you can see form the photos, the... Read more about 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport: first photos of the interior revealed [w/video]


Aston Martin DB9 successor coming, company trademarks DB10 through to DB14 monikers

We do know that Aston Martin is preparing some new models as it already announced that it will use engines provided by Mercedes-AMG. Today, we also found out that the British carmaker... Read more about Aston Martin DB9 successor coming, company trademarks DB10 through to DB14 monikers


Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder coming in 2015, RWD version also on the list

Last weekend at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Lamborghini unveiled the Huracan LP620-2 Super Trofeo but company’s CEO Stephan Winkelmann also revealed something about... Read more about Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 Spyder coming in 2015, RWD version also on the list


Toyota has six vehicles in 2014 JD Power seat quality study

Six of the 21 vehicles recognized for superior seating in this year’s edition of J.D. Power’s annual Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study were from Toyota Motor Corp. Coming back to the list... Read more about Toyota has six vehicles in 2014 JD Power seat quality study


Chrysler Group names Reid Bigland to lead US comeback of Alpha Romeo

Chrysler Group has tapped Reid Bigland to lead the return of Alfa Romeo in the United States, as marked by the launch of the Alfa Romeo 4C sports car in the country. Bigland served... Read more about Chrysler Group names Reid Bigland to lead US comeback of Alpha Romeo


Dodge Viper to receive a supercharged V10 engine

The Dodge Viper is not quite a best-seller and everyone knows this. In fact, Chrysler idled production of the Viper for several times due to slow sales. In addition, Dodge introduced... Read more about Dodge Viper to receive a supercharged V10 engine


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