Skoda Granted U.S. Trademarks, Decision to Sell Expected in 2017

Back in June, we found that Volkswagen’s Czech brand, Skoda, had applied for trademarks within the U.S. in what looked like their first steps into entering the American market. Well, Skoda is one step closer as those trademarks have officially been granted!

Skoda will decide in 2017 whether they will return to the U.S. but, the automaker has been quietly trademarking a number of their European model names.

No More Guessing, Select 2017 Audi’s will Count Down Traffic Lights for You

In 2017, select Audi’s will be connecting with a different system, one that will count down traffic lights!

Audi, along with Traffic Technology Services, will be launching a system that will tell drivers when the traffic lights will change to green. This new system, called Traffic Light Information (TLI), will be featured in certain 2017 Q7, A4 and A4 Allroad models this fall.

Ford to Carry Android Auto & Apple CarPlay in all 2016 Models

In an effort to enter the automotive connectivity space, Apple introduced Apple CarPlay in 2014 as a platform designed to sync the iPhone’s data, communication capabilities and sensors through an internal hardware.

In April of 2015, Ford pledged to support Apple’s CarPlay feature, but did not make any announcement regarding its inclusion in their vehicles. Ford would later announce the introduction of Apple CarPlay in the Sync 3-equipped Escape with a future software update for 2016 models.

But now, Ford has confirmed that all of its 2017 models are smartphone-ready. All models will come equipped with

10 of the Strangest Vehicles Ever Made in Under 6 Minutes!

In April, we asked our Facebook fans and followers for the goofiest looking car they had ever seen for a chance to win a free oil change. In that contest, we featured the last car found on this list, the Brooke Swan Car, which was also featured on an episode of Jay Leno’s Garage!!

But today, we wanted to dig deeper and find 10 of the strangest cars ever made. Enjoy this list that was compiled by!

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