Auto Shows

Take a Ride on the Lexus Hoverboard at the L.A. Auto Show

Back in August, Lexus and CHI & Partners made all our “Back to the Future” dreams come true when they released this mind-boggling video featuring a real-life hoverboard, as part of the car brand’s ongoing “Amazing in Motion” campaign. And despite others’ attempts to debunk the video as a hoax, the automaker came out as pretty legit. Today, at the ... Read More »

Innovation and alternative fuel technology at the S.F. Auto Show

Automakers had their eyes on innovation at this week’s San Francisco International Auto Show. And we’re not just talking about the driving video game ride or robot making presentations at Ford’s display — although those were definitely eye-catching. We were drawn toward improvements in safety and infotainment systems, new players in alternative fuel technology and minute details that make driving ... Read More »

The 2015 San Francisco International Auto Show review

The 58th annual San Francisco International Auto Show is being held Saturday, November 21st through Sunday, November 29th at the Moscone Center featuring thirty-eight of the major manufacturers in in the world. Skipping Thanksgiving, the show hours go until 9pm except Friday and Saturdays until 10pm. San Jose Cars Examiner Tickets are a bargain at only $10, and children under ... Read More »

Hyundai Ioniq Could Be First Real Challenger To Toyota Prius On Efficiency

Hyundai is generally not the first name that comes to mind when most people think of advanced technology or vehicle electrification. The South Korean brand aims to change that perception in 2016 with the addition of a brand-new model to its lineup, the Ioniq, which will be available with a choice of hybrid (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) or battery electric ... Read More »

Tech Trends: San Francisco Auto Show safety features

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The International San Francisco Auto Show is now running through Sunday at the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco. The event is open to the public. Tickets are just $10, and kids under 12 years old are free to attend. Tech Trends reporter Gabe Slate was there Monday looking for new safety technology built into cars. Gabe ... Read More »

Nissan brings the Sentra back into the family tree

Automotive refreshes are pretty mild affairs and, if we’re being blunt, not usually something that stirs your senses at an auto show. Fancier headlights, a few new seat fabrics…it’s all very ‘been there, done that.’ However, here at the L.A. Auto Show, Nissan has taken its freshened 2016 Sentra sedan towards a much stronger and more well-rounded new direction. As ... Read More »

Connecticut International Auto Show Opens With Focus On Electric Cars

HARTFORD — Electric and hybrid vehicles will take center stage at the Connecticut International Auto Show, which opens Friday and runs through the weekend. The annual auto show at the Connecticut Convention Center comes as the state has announced additional funding for a program that offers a cash rebate of up to $3,000 for residents and $15,000 for municipalities purchasing ... Read More »

Honda’s newest Civic Coupe promises to be livelier than its predecessor

Honda will be pulling the wraps off its latest CivicCoupe at the L.A. Auto Show next week. If our time with the Civic Sedan was any indication, the newest two-door Civic should be a boon to drive compared to its predecessor. It’s the second in a series of new models and body styles for the North American market – just ... Read More »

Honda To Unwrap New Civic Coupe At Los Angeles Auto Show

Similar to its siblings, the new Civic hatch and sedan, the 2016 Civic Coupe is expected to come equipped with turbocharged four-cylinder in-line powerplants of 1.5 liters along with CVT transmissions and six-speed manual. The car’s entry-level model will also come with a 1.8-liter engine. The highly anticipated 2016 Civic Coupe is said to be unveiled at the upcoming Los ... Read More »

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Wrangler Special Editions Head To L.A. Auto Show

Jeep is preparing to unveil two new special edition SUVs at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show based on its Grand Cherokee and Wrangler models. First up is the Grand Cherokee SRT Night, which will be available in showrooms in the first quarter of 2016. It boasts a stealth-like black appearance, with a black roof and lightweight performance wheels. Interior ... Read More »