Jan 25, 2018
Electric and autonomous cars get a thumbs-up from the Trump administration, and from the DC policy wonks.
Nov 18, 2017
After a visit to the Guangzhou International Auto Show and a test-track drive of popular models, I'm convinced that China is getting serious about becoming a global player. A passion for SUVs combines with an equal determination to plug them in.
Jun 22, 2017
VW isn't confirming it, but there's growing evidence that a battery Microbus along the lines of the ID Buzz shown in Detroit in January is headed for production.
Jun 20, 2016
The futurists from BMW are at it again, imagining what cars we're going to drive in 2030 and beyond. Science-fiction cars also had a field day in the 50s, but most of the visions turned out to be spectacularly wrong.
May 27, 2016
Instead of the usual Chevys and Mustangs, the Lane specializes in unusual cars with stories to tell--like the McQuay-Norris Streamliner, the Peel Trident, the VW Rocket Car and the Hoffman, an off-center car from Bizarro World.
Mar 14, 2016
Remember the Fascination, the Exemplar I, the Mohs SafariKar? No? That's because these mad-genius ventures flopped. But the stories are fascinating.
Jan 18, 2016
Volkswagen announced the BUDD-e concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It's supposed to be the modern Microbus, but that's really not what it is.
Jan 05, 2016
A plug-in Batmobile--with no room for Robin--from the upstart Tesla challenger. And from Ford? Alliances and a bid for part of the $5.4 trill.
Dec 15, 2015
An electric Microbus-like concept vehicle will be shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas next month, and some think it could turn into a full-fledged production vehicle, in multiple versions. But it may not be a minivan, and it might not happen at all.