Tesla looks towards the next frontier: charging the home

Already well known for its high-performance electric vehicles, Tesla is turning its attention to a battery system for the home in order to diversify its portfolio. Tesla hopes to create a system that converts solar energy and wind power to electricity for the household. It will help households decrease their dependence on the grid. Using what’s likely to be litium-ion ...

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2016 Hyundai Elantra likely to be revealed in Los Angeles

It seems that Hyundai will take Novembers Los Angeles International Auto Show to reveal the next-generation Elantra compact, if rumours on the web are anything to go by. It’s a rumour made all that more believable after Autoblog reported the 2016 Hyundai Elantra will be revealed in fall of ’15. For its part, the manufacturer hasn’t reported anything further. Hyundai ...

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The 2016 Subaru WRX: More safety, more tech

Subaru has revealed the changes coming to the 2016 versions of both the WRX and STI. The WRX gains numerous safety features, including adaptive cruise control, automatic braking, blind spot detection, traffic alert and lane change assist. These systems are all part of Subaru’s EyeSight safety suite, which we’ve seen so far on the Impreza, Legacy and Outback. Subaru often ...

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Nissan Murano Hybrid confirmed

The Nissan Murano is the next Nissan crossover to get hybridized, after the Rogue underwent a similar transformation, although it’s only been seen in Japan up to this point. Nissan revealed the Murano hybrid at the Shanghai Auto Show, in an effort to capitalize on the expanding hybrid market. Nissan hasn’t yet revealed full details regarding the powertrain, but we ...

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