SsangYong has three debuts ready for Frankfurt, including the XAV-Adventure concept that looks like a thoroughly modern version of the classic Land Cruiser. It's joined by a diesel version of the Tivoli, and a longer version called the XLV-Air.
For its latest video, Xcar showcases a grassroots drifting scene in Scotland that's dedicated to getting the BMW 3 Series sideways. These guys compete in some crazy machines, including a highly modified E36 convertible.
Nissan and Kia are under investigation by NHTSA because of reported flaws with the occupant detection system. The Nissan campaign could affect nearly a million cars to check if a recall from last year worked.
The next-gen Honda Civic has been spotted testing yet again, and this time it's a sporty variant that could preview the future Type R. The newest shots still show an odd, three-exit center exhaust, but now Brembo brakes are obvious, too.
It's no secret that FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne wants industry consolidation but without any deal takers it seems as though he's ready to consider a hostile takeover. Autoblog's Chris McGraw reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.