America’s auto industry posted marginal losses in the month of August, while the daily sales rate and seasonally adjusted annualized rate soared. In August 2014, U.S. auto sales figures actually included sales from September’s high-volume Labour Day weekend.
Here's your unexpected outcome story of the day. Honda produces an ad that features a CR-V driving through a mysterious vortex in the middle of the house. The result? They get sued by artists who made an actual house with a mysterious vortex in it. Whaaaaa?
Part of what makes the Nürburgring so cool is the fact anyone with a drivers license, a car and $34 can take a lap on the storied race track on tourist days. While lapping the Nordschleife at high speeds is surely the stuff of gearhead fantasy, the realization of that dream sometimes turns into a nightmare.
Back in October I called the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) award — an annual prize presented at the Detroit Auto Show and determined by a 50-person jury littered with jurors relevant only for being a juror — a joke for the laughingly obscene choice of the Mini Countryman as a nominee for "Truck of…
Honda engineers testing the next-gen Honda CRV can mark "curtain airbags" and "side-impact worthiness" off their checklists. A dustup with civies driving Toyota-built SUVs on the Pacific Coast Highway apparently resulted in major damage to the camo'd proto-CUV.
Here's the 2012 Honda CR-V Concept, a dead-ringer for the production version (probably sans body work, blacked out lights, and aggressive wheels). The big question is whether or not the new CR-V will finally get an engine.
Disposophobia, or compulsive hoarding, is a mental disorder and it causes people to collect crap and never dispose of it. This is the first time we've seen vehicular disposophobia, but it's equally as frightening.