Proof That The Toyota Auris Will Be America's Scion iM

The real problem with Toyota's ostensibly youth-oriented Scion brand is that it's starving for products. Some days, I think the FR-S is the only thing really keeping it alive. For a while we've heard the European Toyota Auris hatch and wagon might get Scion badges; now we have some solid proof. » 10/22/14 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

The BMW i8S Might Be A 500 HP Centennial Supercar

Rumors have been swirling for some time that BMW may make a hotter version of their i8 futuremobile — and our highest rated car ever — to celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2016. Now, Georg Kacher at Automobile is adding even more fuel to the fire with a report on a "super i8" with more than 500 horsepower. » 10/22/14 10:48am Today 10:48am

What Kind Of Motorcycle Gear Do You Use?

Unlike your Miata, it's not advisable to operate a motorcycle while naked. You gotta have clothes on, and the right clothes, too! Opponaut Peter Black, The SV wrangler has a good post about the dos and dont's of motorcycle gear, including what he wears. It merits this discussion — what kind of motorcycle gear do you… » 10/21/14 12:29pm Yesterday 12:29pm

Police Thought Woman's Takata Airbag Death Was A Homicide

On Sept. 29, first responders in Orlando discovered Hien Tran inside her 2001 Honda Accord at the site of a head-on car crash with deep cuts in her neck. After she died they investigated the case as a homicide, only to later realize defective Takata airbags actually caused her death. » 10/21/14 11:15am Yesterday 11:15am

Watch The Driverless Audi RS7 Fly Around A Track All By Itself

Machines! The machines are here to replace us, starting with the Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept. One day they're doing a 150 mph parade lap around Hockenheimring, the next a robot is punting your head across the room like a soccer ball. » 10/21/14 9:58am Yesterday 9:58am

Get Your Airbags Fixed Now If You Own One Of These Cars (Updated!)

It's been a banner year for recalls. We're now up to 52 million cars recalled so far in 2014 in the U.S., about one in five on the road. One of the scarier defects involves those exploding Takata airbags, so America's auto safety regulator today urged owners to get their cars fixed. » 10/20/14 4:44pm Monday 4:44pm

The Lame Acura ILX May Not Be So Lame After 2016 Refresh

I think the problem with Acura these days is that they really aren't given much to work with. That's why the entry-level Acura ILX is basically a dressed-up Honda Civic Si, and also why it hasn't sold especially well. But Acura says they have big changes for the ILX coming soon. » 10/20/14 2:13pm Monday 2:13pm