Auto Show Recap: 2014 LAAS & CCE

Each year, the official auto show season starts with the Los Angeles Auto Show, where L.A.’s premier stage curtains are parted on opening day with Connected Car Expo, or CCE. This year, we showcased Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto at CCE – a convergence of any gearhead’s love for industrial art and mechanical science, held in conjunction with the three-day trade show. … read more

 

Tucson Fuel Cell: The Next Generation Electric Vehicle

Every once in a while, it can feel like you’re at ground zero, at the launch of a new era. These past few weeks, after big hydrogen fuel cell announcements by Toyota, Honda and Hyundai in Tokyo and Los Angeles, we could definitely feel this was a critical inflection point for an industry that has relied on internal combustion power for more than a century. While battery electric vehicle (BEV) technology continues to improve and provides a viable alternative for some, its range and inherent slow-charge limitations means it will only meet the needs of a distinct subset of car buyers. … read more

 

What’s In A Name?

Today is national “Name Your Car Day.”  According to a recent study by Nationwide Insurance, 25% of Americans name their cars, with the most popular name being “baby.” To recognize this phenomenon of car naming, today people all over the web are sharing their most creative car names. Need some inspiration naming your own? Check out #NameYourCarDay on Twitter. … read more