Video: Kia K900 appears, sounds snarly with forced induction in SEMA preview


Kia is acquiring all set for this year’s SEMA Demonstrate in Las Vegas, and between its autos is something that appears rather mean.

The Korean firm is keeping details quiet about what’s under the hood of what it calls the High-Functionality K900, but from listening to this video it surely sounds fantastic with really a meaty growl. There may well be some form of forced induction going on, however we cannot say for positive. Elsewhere on the car, Kia isn’t being so tight-lipped. The Large Overall performance wears a customized shade of gray paint with a one particular-off body kit, featuring carbon fiber inserts. It also sports 21-inch gloss black wheels and black chrome trim.

Official: Chevy City Express headed for dealers

2015 Chevrolet City Express

With competition coming from the Ford Transit Connect, it truly is high time Chevrolet acquired in on the compact hauling action and took the fight to its cross-town rival… and it’s doing so with a little support from Nissan. The Chevy City Express, a badge-engineered Nissan NV200, is now arriving at dealers, providing Bowtie fans a counter to Dearborn’s compact van.

Official: 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek will get much more infotainment, security tech

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

A couple of months ago, Subaru rolled out a series of minor enhancements for the Impreza, and now it’s performed a related improve to its much more rugged counterpart, the XV Crosstrek. For 2015, the XV benefits from accessible EyeSight driver assistance suite, steering-responsive fog lights and a new six.2-inch touchscreen infotainment program (with a 7-inch edition on increased-spec designs).

Report: UberTaxi now working in Seoul making use of licensed cab drivers

South Korea Taxi Driver Protest

In nations across the globe, ride-hiring app Uber has faced criticism from taxi drivers, who declare the support is unfair, citing the way its (unregistered) drivers can be employed, getting rid of the want to stand on a corner hailing. In the South Korean capital of Seoul, though, Uber and the taxi drivers are living harmoniously, thanks to a new service.

Report: Porsche guidelines out Macan, 911 hybrids

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Believe it or not, between the 918 Spyder, the Cayenne and the Panamera, Porsche offers much more plug-in hybrid designs than any other brand. Yes, Porsche. But will not count on that trend to continue. At least, not in the quick potential.

Video: The Value Is Proper plays One Away with Tesla Model S

When it comes to game exhibits, The Cost Is Appropriate is about as mainstream as American Television gets, beaming lust for fancy new prizes into millions of residences every single day. Just lately, the display held its yearly Dream Auto Week, which this yr included a Tesla Model S along with a Porsche Cayenne, a Land Rover Selection Rover Sport, a Maserati Quattroporte and an Aston Martin V8 Vantage.

The contestant invited to come on down an take a crack at the brilliant-red Model S was Vanessa Ansoorian, who told host Drew Carey that she had originally promised her brother a car if she won a single, but after she saw what it was, she started rethinking her stance. Of program, just before becoming ready to drive away with the electrical automobile, she essential to win the game, which in this case was A single Away. That implies that she received a string of numbers – six-eight-four-one-one – and essential to move every digit up or down one particular to find the car’s cost. Can you get it? We won’t give away the appropriate reply, or if she won the car, but we search forward to your guesses in the comments below, where you can also view the tense video clip.

Report: Toyota sells off Tesla shares, as well

Tesla Toyota

The outstanding rise of Tesla’s stock price has completed little to now end two key shareholders from ditching their stake in the American EV producer. Very first, Daimler, mother or father firm of Mercedes-Benz, ditched its four-% stake, and significantly less than a week later on, Toyota is doing the exact same thing, promoting off an undisclosed bit of its Tesla investment.

Report: 2015 Honda CR-V performs poorly in Swedish AWD check [w/video]

Honda CR-V all-wheel drive test

Swedish automobile magazine Teknikens Värld has by no means been afraid to call out automakers when a automobile fails 1 of its battery of examinations. Its famous Moose Test just lately caught the Porsche Macan out, and a handful of many years in the past, there was a protracted argument in between Teknikens Värld and Jeep in excess of the performance of a Grand Cherokee in that evaluation.