It’s Labor Day, so enjoy the time off and perhaps head out to your favorite road for a short drive. If, however, you're stuck on the computer, or just need your daily fix of car news, here are the latest headlines.

Land Rover has updated its iconic Defender SUV for 2013, but sadly there are still no plans to offer it in the U.S.

America could have electricity for a year if it had just 100 square miles of high-efficiency solar cells, according to the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, who spoke recently at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A new video shows what appears to be a pedestrian in Taiwan faking a car accident.

You'll find all of this and more in today's car news headlines, here at Motor Authority.

Forbidden Fruit: 2013 Land Rover Defender

Elon Musk: Solar Really Is The Future For Electric Cars

Pedestrian Caught Red-Handed Faking Car Accident: Video

Ride-Sharing Apps Take Off

McLaren’s Jenson Button Wins 2012 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

2013 Chevrolet Volt: The Ideal Retirement Car?

Jaguar Debuts AWD System, XFR Speed Pack At Moscow Auto Show

2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class Spy Video