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    Paris: Venturi America is still awesome, still not coming to the U.S. [w/videos]
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    It's been two years since we first met the Venturi America on this very Paris Motor Show floor, and we're still in love with the idea of an electric car that is as capable on the street as it is on the trail. Venturi Automobiles says it is only making 100 of these door-less electric enduro cars, ...

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    Report: Cars.com reveals American Made index for 2012
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    Put on your flag shorts and Liberty Bell hat. Cars.com has released its American-Made Index, proclaiming that four out of the top five American-made vehicles are Japanese brands. The Toyota Camry, built in Kentucky, was ranked the most American vehicle sold today, with the Michigan-built ...

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    Report: How many limos does the U.S. government actually use?
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    Limos are evil or at least the people who ride in them are. That's the takeaway we get after learning that the United States government is getting out of having so many, or at least counting as many, according to The Huffington Post. By 2010, the U.S. government owned 412 limos, according to ...

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    Geneva: 2012 Fiat 500 America is a patriot from afar
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    Behold, the stars and stripes of the Fiat 500 America. As you may recall, this patriotic little hatchback isn't headed to our shores anytime soon. Fiat has decided to offer up the America F-Yeah edition 500 to European customers only, which seems like an odd move to us. Fiat seems to agree. The ...

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    Detroit, F-150 and interstates among Fortune's "100 great things about America"
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    Fortune joined this weekend's parade of all things USA with its list of "100 great things about America." Be forewarned: the list itself is exceedingly dopey. After all, Clif bars, 60 Minutes, GEICO commercials, and LeBron James are among the things that Fortune somehow manages to rank ahead of ...

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    In observance of Memorial Day...
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    To some, Memorial Day is the first real kick-off to summer. Swimming pools open, the grill is fired up for burger and hot dog duty and we all take a day to kick back and enjoy the warmth. (Especially up here in the northern half of the country where the winter seemed to drag on ...

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    Video: One Lap winners live-streaming this year's event
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    Doug Wilks and Leh Keen swept to victory in last year's Tire Rack One Lap of America at the wheel of a Porsche 911 GT2. This year, Keen and Wilks have partnered up again, only this time they'll be piloting a Nissan GT-R prepared by Wilks' Topspeed Motorsports. Better than that, the pair will be ...

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    Report: Americans using 8% less gasoline than 2006 peak, will never go up again
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    Peak oil, according to the great and all-knowing Wikipedia, "is the point in time when the maximum rate of global petroleum extraction is reached, after which the rate of production enters terminal decline." Regardless of your opinions on whether or not the planet has entered into its Peak Oil ...

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    U.S. walking less than rest of world blamed on cars, inadequate mass transit
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    Sigh. It seems that the world's view of fat, lazy Americans is about to get yet another image-draining hit to the shapely round gut. According to a study led by Dr. David R. Bassett of the University of Tennessee that was published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Americans lag ...

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    PSA: 4th of July named most dangerous driving holiday, so be safe out there
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    On Sunday, the United States of America will celebrate its 234th birthday, and rightfully so, 4th of July festivities will be taking place all around the country – cookouts, camping trips and pool-side relaxation are not out of the question. But for those of us who will be out on the road, ...

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    Report: Asian automakers closing in on 50% share of U.S. auto sales
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    While it may come as no surprise that Asian car companies are constantly gaining market share in the U.S. market, the actual numbers are quite amazing. Ten years ago, companies like Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai and the rest accounted for a little more than one-quarter of total light-vehicle ...

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    REPORT: Tata confirms Nano U.S.-bound in around two years
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    Tato Nano Europa - Click above for a photo gallery
    Americans may have the opportunity to welcome the Tata Nano to their shores in just over two years, according to a confirmation from David Good, a U.S. rep for the Indian automaker. Before it arrives, Tata assures that the ultra-cheap compact with ...

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    Coming to America: Lamborghini to establish field office in US
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    It's a long way to travel between Italy and America. Not only is it how far Lamborghini road cars have to travel to meet their new owners here in the US, but it's also the divide American dealerships have had to bridge in order to provide the level of service that customers expect when dropping six ...

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    Detroit 2008: Evolving the Explorer - Ford Explorer America concept LIVE
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    Update: Video of the Explorer America concept reveal is available after the jump.click above for morel live images of the Ford Explorer America ConceptThe unveiling of Ford's Explorer America concept might finally prove that the end of the SUV era is upon us. FoMoCo's stalwart 'ute has left the ...

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    Coming to America: Mercedes SLR McLaren 722 GT
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    Click on the images to view our high-resolution gallery Some will say for better, others will say for worse, but one way or another, the Mercedes SLR McLaren is the supercar that refuses to go quietly into the night. It was previewed by the Vision SLR concept way back in 1999, and since entering ...

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    Alfa Romeo to open new plant in US
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    Alfa Romeo isn't kidding around about its return to the US market: Fiat Group CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed that Alfa is planning to open a factory in the United States. Citing the drop in the US dollar against the Euro as a principal motivating factor, Marchionne said that manufacturing cars in ...

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    LA 2007: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG stateside debut
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    Click on the image above to view high-res galleryOver at the Mercedes pavilion, Los Angeles played host to the North American premier of the acclaimed Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. The hotrod sport sedan from the Stuttgart is the three-pointed star's eight-cylinder answer to the Audi RS4 and BMW M3, and ...

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    BMW F1 Pit Lane Park coming to Vegas
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    With plans on the drawing board to potentially move the defunct USGP from Indianapolis to Las Vegas, BMW is ostensibly testing the waters by staging one of its popular Pit Lane Park demonstrations in Sin City this coming January. BMW stages the public demonstrations at various grands prix and ...

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    Fiat bringing Iveco trucks stateside early 2008
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    The Fiat group seems to be on a ceaseless campaign to bring its products to the U.S. market. A range of products from Alfa Romeo are in the pipeline for importation, the upcoming high-performance Abarth version of the new Fiat 500 has been tipped to make the trans-Atlantic voyage, and now Fiat CEO ...

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    Clarkson nixes U.S. Top Gear
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    The BBC was reportedly evaluating producing an American version of its hit show Top Gear with the existing British cast. The show's star lead host Jeremy Clarkson, however, apparently having seen enough of the U.S. after filming the show's road trip through the South, has nixed the idea. The ...

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