Honda Responds To Facebook Crosstour Hatefest

After enduring a seemingly endless litany of complaints regarding the design of the 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour on the Crosstour Facebook page, Honda is finally attempting some damage control. Apparently, it's the photographers fault! » 9/04/09 12:35am 9/04/09 12:35am

Genesis Crossover/Wagon Not Expected Anytime Soon, Hyundai Deprives…

After our news earlier on the XL-sized Genesis, here's the second piece of news-like rumor-busting for the day: We've been told by Dr. Hyun-Soon Lee, President of R&D at Hyundai, that despite the rumors — and whether it be called a crossover, wagon or whatever-UV — don't expect to see another form factor from Hyundai on … » 5/07/08 8:45am 5/07/08 8:45am

Nissan Qashqai+2 Revealed Ahead Of London Motor Show

Nissan has issued the first pictures of its new seven-seater crossover vehicle that takes the Qashqai and cranks the knob up by "+2." That's right, it's called the Qashqai+2, an all-new bigger Qashqai that seats two more than the original model of the strangely-named CUV. Nissan accomplishes the increased room by upping… » 4/07/08 8:36am 4/07/08 8:36am

Was Ist Das? Neue Photos of The Audi Q5

We were so busy with the Q7 review, it seems the newly minted Autobild artists renditions slipped right by us. Our German is rusty (more like seized up) so we're going to treat these with kid gloves, but it looks like a new interpretation of details on the BMW X3 fighter. Even though some of these images are really… » 2/15/08 9:30am 2/15/08 9:30am

MINI Crossover To Be Named Monte Crossman

In an interview with Auto Motor und Sport, MINI CEO Kay Segler let it slip that the new MINI crossover/SUV will be called the Crossman, and not the Mini Monte as we'd all kind of hoped it would be. Crossman just sounds like a cross-dressing super hero... or maybe a super hero with David Cross' humor and good looks.… » 12/17/07 1:15pm 12/17/07 1:15pm

Ouch: Many Minivans, SUVs, CUVs And Pickups Have Lousy Headrests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety performed a battery of tests on new SUVs and determined that in 20-mph crashes the following vehicles performed poorly in the area of neck restraint: » 7/03/07 7:00am 7/03/07 7:00am

According to the IIHS, headrest failings lead to two million claims per year at an annual cost of $8.5 billion. Considering…

Focus Group Fever: What's Next for the Infiniti FX?

According to one self-stated attendee of an Infiniti focus group, posting on GM Inside News, Nissan's luxe brand has been busy on its upgrade path for the FX crossover. Although the current design's freshness date isn't quite up (at the moment), the company apparently has a more powerful, svelte and athletic FX in the… » 3/30/07 8:00am 3/30/07 8:00am

New York Auto Show Preview: Hyundai Genesis Concept — Now With…

First we had the pretty drawings of Hyundai's new concept sedan, the Genesis, but now we've got the pictures. The concept Car-UV will be revealed for all to see next week at the New York Auto Show, but for now, the details we've got in hand come to us from the press release we've dropped in below the jump. The gist of… » 3/26/07 9:39am 3/26/07 9:39am