To keep the 14-month development on the Ford GT project a secret, Ford kept the car locked in a basement studio and only gave the car's skunk works team the keys. They also worked mostly at night with little input from the outside.
Pickup trucks are back with a vengeance this year. There are new products, more and better features, and a fresh sense of competition. We examine the competitive landscape and look ahead as 2015 shapes up to be The Year Of The Truck.
In this video post, we take a ride in the Spira4u foam car, which was designed to be "soft, safe, sexy," according to its maker. It's at least one of those three. Take a look at our test drive, outside the Detroit Auto Show.
Get Set To Test Drive The 2015 Turbocharged Canyon Carver AWD In Sparkling Silver
The 2015 Detroit Auto Show was a feast for the eyes and imaginations of car guys the world over. Crunching the (sketchy) numbers associated with brand-new models and outlandish concepts, we figure how Detroit's "average" car stacked up.
The 2015 Detroit Auto Show was one of the most exciting installments of the annual event in years with everything from supercar debuts to the future of electric mobility. If you go check out some of these new cars to admire their aluminum and carbon fiber, keep in mind the beautiful people surrounding the booths are listening. In fact, it's a big part of their job.
Episode #413 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert, and Brandon Turkus recap the hot new metal coming out of the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The Ford GT was absolutely the start of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, and it has proved that once again by taking the honor for Best Designed Production Vehicle in the annual EyesOn Design Awards. The Buick Avenir and Audi Q7 also received accolades.
Our favorite debuts from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and a full recap of this year's debuts; highlights from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. That's a look at what's hot for Wednesday, January 14, 2015.
We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #413 this evening. Have a look at our rundown of topics, and sound off with your questions and comments via the Q&A module. We'll record the show live at 10:00 PM Eastern.
The newly unveiled Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE model brings the fullsize pickup closer than ever to 30 miles per gallon fuel economy. Thanks to the right mix of aerodynamics-improving measures, the model boosts the mileage of the standard diesel version to 29 mpg highway, 21 mpg city and 24 mpg combined. Its 3.0-liter diesel V6 still makes 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque and routes through the brand's eight-speed automatic gearbox.
Having been cut loose from OnStar, Verizon just announced its Verizon Vehicle service, which provides some OnStar-like features for the 200 million cars on US roads that don't have any sort of built-in connectivity.
Picking Our Favorites From The Best NAIAS In Years
The 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit has come and gone, and we must say, it was a great one. Now, our editors look back and pick their favorite debuts from this year's Detroit Auto Show.