Volkswagen Touareg Redesigned To Look More Like The Scirocco Hot Hatch

Tweaks to the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg have been announced at the Auto China show in Beijing, with engines improved to meet new emissions standards and a new lower grille to match its badass hot-hatch sibling the Scirocco. » 4/17/14 10:18am Yesterday 10:18am

2015 Jeep Renegade Gearing Up For World Conquest With Three Plants?

When the 2015 Jeep Renegade was first announced, we were hearing sales-target rumors of about 150,000 per year as a Jeep, and 130,000 as the Fiat 500X. But new information has come to light suggesting Jeep's planning to sell way, way more. » 4/15/14 3:45pm Tuesday 3:45pm

Is Infiniti Getting The Nissan Juke For China?

Sure, the Nissan Juke looks... unconventional, I guess you could say. But it gets a pass because it's actually a lot amount of fun to drive. Now there's evidence that luxury brand Infiniti might be trying to get in on that sweet Juke action. In China! » 4/14/14 5:30pm Monday 5:30pm

2015 Chevrolet Cruze: This Is Probably It, Unfortunately

While the Chevrolet Cruze has been caught up in some of GM's recall kerfuffles as of late, I have always considered it to be a pretty good value and a surprisingly handsome small car. After seeing its new face, I'm inclined to scratch that last one. » 3/31/14 10:00am 3/31/14 10:00am

Welcome to The World's Largest Ghost City: Ordos, China


Built for over a million people, the city of Ordos was designed to be the crowning glory of Inner Mongolia. Doomed to incompletion however, this futuristic metropolis now rises empty out of the deserts of northern China. Only 2% of its buildings were ever filled; the rest has largely been left to decay, abandoned… » 3/12/14 3:41pm 3/12/14 3:41pm

Watch This Manhole Explode All Over A Chinese Street

We've seen exploding manholes before, but those were the puny affairs of a dying superpower. For a big boom, you need to go to a place that is bursting with national pride and economic enthusiasm. A place like China. Where a few people can basically destroy a street with just a little explosive encouragement. » 2/24/14 4:20pm 2/24/14 4:20pm

Aston Martin Gets Dissed By Chinese Counterfeit Plastic Company

Aston Martin is currently recalling two-thirds of all of their cars it's made in the last six years over 'counterfeit plastic' in their throttle pedals. The general manager of the company Aston blamed is now all like 'say whaaaaaat? Oh no you didn't." » 2/17/14 4:40pm 2/17/14 4:40pm

Chinese News Issues Bizarre Farewell From Sad, Dying Lunar Rover

Things aren't going so swell for China's lunar rover. About halfway into its three-month mission to study potential nuclear launch sites explore the moon for science, the Yutu rover is suffering from a possibly fatal breakdown. And the way the Chinese state news agency broke this to the people is... well, different. » 1/27/14 3:20pm 1/27/14 3:20pm