The 2015 Volkswagen GTI is nearly here, and we've spent some time behind the wheel in France to give you our first-hand impressions of what it's like. Hint: It's pretty darn good.

BMW will offer solar charging systems to buyers of its electric cars, which can be installed on the owner's home garage. Details on pricing and power generation haven't yet been revealed.

Fast & Furious 6 will hit theaters soon, and the latest featurette preview video gives some hints of what to expect from the plot and the action.

You'll find all of this and more from around the High Gear Media network in today's car news headlines, right here at Motor Authority.

2015 Volkswagen GTI: Preview Drive

BMW To Offer Solar-Powered Charging Systems To EV Customers

Fast & Furious 6 Featurette Gives A Peek At Plot: Video

One-Off Maserati Up For Auction

Honda To Enter 10 Vehicles In Pikes Peak, Including Original NSX

Biofuel From Bacteria Perfectly Mimics Hydrocarbon Fuel (In The Lab)

London Lowers CO2 Limit For Free Entry: Only Plug-Ins Exempt

Kickstarter Project Of The Day: Drive With Dash

NHTSA's Distracted-Driving Guidelines Say Hands-Free Calls Are A-Okay

Hublot Celebrates Launch Of LaFerrari Supercar With New Watch: Video