Mark Fields Doesn't Have To Turn Ford Into A Big Electric Car Company

Alan Mullaly is still the CEO of Ford Motor Company, but people are already thinking about what kind of company his presumed successor Mark Fields is going to run. And they're probably jumping to conclusions prematurely. » 4/23/14 9:00pm Today 9:00pm

Infiniti Wants Someone Like Jonathan Pryce To Sell Its Cars Again

Few people sound quite so luxurious as actor Jonathan Pryce. And 20 years ago, he sounded luxurious selling Infinitis. Aware that they're not premium enough these days, Infiniti is apparently considering a sophisticated new spokesperson. » 4/23/14 8:00pm Today 8:00pm

These Are Supposedly the 7 Best Objects Designed In the Last Year

If you had to pick a single thing out of the last year of your life and explain why it was better designed than anything else, what would you chose? A jury at London's Design Museum narrowed its list down to seven objects—including a building, a keyboard, and a fashion line—today by announcing the category winners of… » 4/23/14 7:30pm Today 7:30pm

Forget The Lasers, Tailgate Seating Is The SUV Option I Want

Land Rover really worked to impress us at the New York Auto Show. No, not like all the other automakers— Rover rented out an aircraft carrier, for real. They blathered on about "unparalleled innovation" but slipped the SUV's coolest feature; fold-out tailgate party seats, into a dark corner of their press release. » 4/23/14 6:30pm Today 6:30pm

The Dynasphere Is The Awful Future We Always Dreamed Of

The 1930s was one of those weird periods in history where everything seemed possible, and nothing would go to crap. In the future of the 1930s, everything would go whoosh, and everything would look awesome while you did it. The Dynasphere was that notion put into giant hamster-wheeled form. » 4/23/14 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

What 650 Miles With Ford's Top Designer Taught Me About Tomorrow's Cars

On day two of my classic Mustang road trip with Ford Motor Co.'s top two designers, Moray Callum and I were concerning ourselves with the future. Not just the future of cars, cities, and design; but our own imminent futures. Because we were driving a half-century-old car, with antiquated brakes, insufficient tires, and … » 4/23/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

Formula 1 And Off-Road Racing Won't Coexist In Russia This Year

The Silk Way is one of the biggest off-road races on Earth. Modeled after the Dakar Rally, it's been attracting huge off-road teams to Russia since since 2009. But this year the Russian government decided dealing with the Sochi F1 and the rally was too much. Guess which one got axed. » 4/23/14 3:57pm Today 3:57pm

Infiniti Says The Q50 Eau Rouge Isn't Planned For Production Yet

The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge debuted as a concept with no powerplant at the Detroit Auto Show. Now there are prototypes running GT-R power. Infiniti says it isn't "planned for production yet." But who are they kidding? They'll totally build it. » 4/23/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm