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… » 5/07/08 8:45am 5/07/08 8:45am

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… » 3/30/07 8:00am 3/30/07 8:00am