Next-gen Nissan Leaf Looks Like A Small, Electric Murano

Next-gen Nissan Leaf looks like a small, electric MuranoDespite arriving on the scene nearly seven years ago, sales of the Nissan Leaf have remained relatively strong. Only the combination of cheap fuel and the arrival of competitors with better range, like the Chevrolet Bolt EV, have had enough impact to hurt sales, but that may not be the case for long. These new spy shots give us our first look at the second-generation of the world's best selling highway-capable electric vehicle.

Premium Design And Diesels: Mazda May Be The Next Vw

Premium design and diesels: Mazda may be the next VWAt the Chicago Auto Show, we had a chance to sit down with Jacob Brown, a Mazda PR representative, and Jacques Flynn, a lead exterior designer at the company, to talk about design and where the company is going. One of the themes of our discussion was the company's desire to move its lineup toward a more premium, upscale feel and image – both in terms of vehicle design and powertrains. We realized the company may be looking to take a page from Volkswagen's American playbook, positioning itself as a prime purveyor of affordable, upscale – and most importantly, fun to drive – automobiles.

Next-gen Toyota 86 And Subaru Brz Rumored To Get Hybrid Tech

Next-Gen Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ Rumored to Get Hybrid TechNew rumors are suggesting that the next-generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ could get hybrid technology to boost performance.
Fans of the rear-drive coupes have been asking for more power and torque, and a hybrid setup would significantly boost torque at low engine speeds and be more fuel efficient than the Subaru-sourced 2.0-liter four-cylinder boxer engine in the current car.

Mazda's Next-gen Skyactiv Engines Will Drop Spark Plugs In Favor Of High Compression

Mazda's next-gen SkyActiv engines will drop spark plugs in favor of high compressionHomogeneous charge compression ignition, or HCCI, is the black art of internal combustion engines that aims to produce diesel-like fuel efficiency for the cost of gasoline. Although some of its competitors have developed and subsequently given up on the tech, Mazda confirmed that the next-generation of SkyActiv engines will employ HCCI technology, improving fuel economy by 30 percent and at the same time reducing exhaust emissions.

Qx50 Concept: Infiniti's Vision For A Next-generation Mid-size Premium Crossover

QX50 Concept: INFINITI's vision for a next-generation mid-size premium crossoverMaking its global premiere at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the QX50 Concept showcases INFINITI's vision for a next-generation mid-size premium crossover.
Demonstrating how the design of the 2016 QX Sport Inspiration, its conceptual forebear, could be adapted for a future production model, the QX50 Concept confidently articulates INFINITI's 'Powerful Elegance' design language. A 'cabin-forward' silhouette combines with muscular lines and flowing surfaces to telegraph its purpose as a dynamic and practical crossover.

Next-gen Mitsubishi Outlander Sport/asx Shows Some Skin In New Spy Shot

Next-Gen Mitsubishi Outlander Sport/ASX Shows Some Skin In New Spy ShotAfter shaking Nissan's hand earlier this year, and with Carlos Ghosn taking the reins, Mitsubishi has started working on a replacement of the current Outlander Sport / ASX.

Proof stands an image taken somewhere in Japan by a motorist that shows the brand's compact SUV lacking camouflage, but since it's still in development stage, we cannot say for sure whether this design will hold.

Nissan Australia Planning For Next-gen Leaf

Nissan Australia planning for next-gen LeafNissan is biding its time before launching a renewed assault on Australia’s fledgling electric car market, with the next-generation 2018 Leaf green-lit for a local launch.
The second iteration of Nissan’s pioneering EV is expected to premiere in 2017, with the drip-feed of information likely to start trickling out of Japan around April. Given lead-times, an Australian launch in 2018 seems likely.

Sony: Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Ps4 Bundle Launching Next Week

Sony: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare PS4 Bundle Launching Next WeekGear up for some intense action and epic battles this holiday season with the new Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Bundle, available next week for $299.99 USD / $379.99 CAD (MSRP)*. This special bundle features the new slim 500GB PS4, a Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Blu-ray disc, and a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered download voucher.

Canon Powershot G9 X Mark Ii Could Be Announced Next Month

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Could Be Announced Next MonthCanon’s PowerShot series of cameras have typically been pretty well-received by both amateurs and professionals looking for a secondary compact camera. Last year we were treated to the PowerShot G9 X and according to the latest rumors, its successor is apparently due for an announcement next month.

Next Nissan Leaf To Be Priced At Pulsar Level In Australia

Next Nissan Leaf to be priced at Pulsar level in AustraliaThe next-generation Nissan Leaf will have its underpinnings shared with both Nissan’s alliance partners, Renault and Mitsubishi.
Last week, Arnaud Deboeuf, senior vice president of Renault-Nissan BV, confirmed to Automotive News that the next-generation versions of the Renault Zoe and Nissan Leaf will ride on a common platform and share key components, including electric motors.