Autos: Reviews

How the $100,000 Pickup Came to Be

Tuesday  22:05,   31 july 2018

Pickup trucks are hotter than ever, and as their popularity rises, so do their prices. So why do people keep buying them instead of more affordable sedans?Fast-forward to 2015, when I bought a new GMC Yukon XL Denali for a bit over $70,000. New[...]
Autos / Reviews

ZF’s Car eWallet Uses Blockchain to Pay for Charging, Tolls, and More

Tuesday  20:09,   31 july 2018

The idea is to make car-related transactions simpler and more secure.Using sensors and blockchain technology, the Car eWallet is said to make tasks including paying for parking at meters, toll fees, and EV charging simple, centralized, and more[...]

Batteries Not Included: Is Pack Swapping the Reboot that Affordable Electric Vehicles Need?

Monday  20:36,   30 july 2018

Especially in price-conscious markets, treating car and battery pack separately might work better for all.Bargain-priced subsidized leases through automakers’ captive finance arms tend to work around that. But, given the need to amortize an[...]

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody Manual

Monday  18:06,   30 july 2018

Giving it stick gives it less go.“Traditionalists can still beat the Challenger SRT 392 and the Hellcat engine with a stick,” read Dodge’s press release back in 2014. “The supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 can be paired with a modified, Viper-sourced[...]

2019 BMW M2 Competition

Monday  04:10,   30 july 2018

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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Sunday  10:10,   29 july 2018

<p>Rivalries never rest. The 53-year-old Corvette-versus-911&nbsp;battle will never be over, and at the moment, the competition is as fierce as it’s ever been<br></p>Rivalries never rest. A Bostonian’s contempt for New York doesn’t stop [...]

2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

Saturday  22:06,   28 july 2018

Speed, style, and added versatility in a wagon that’s stellar by any standards except Porsche’s own.No longer the ugly duckling of the Porsche lineup, the Panamera sedan spawns a new body style for the 2018 model year. A wagon by any other name, the [...]

2018 Volkswagen Passat First Test: Tough Company

Friday  19:01,   27 july 2018

Testing the Passat's new base engine and six-cylinder GT modelVolkswagen claims the Passat's updated base turbocharged engine—which grew from 1.8 liters to 2.0 liters—is more powerful and efficient. EPA numbers agree. The new 2.0-liter delivers[...]

The 2018 Toyota Camry Wants You to Forget Everything You Know About Camrys

Friday  02:25,   27 july 2018

With a shouty grille and a 301-horsepower V6, this isn't the beige conveyance you remember.Ten million Camrys have coasted onto American highways. They say familiarity breeds contempt, but the truth is that these mid-size Japanese sedans are too [...]

2019 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

Friday  01:56,   27 july 2018

<p>Learn about every new 2019 sedan, convertible, coupe, hatchback, and minivan</p>We've got so much to tell you. From updates to an awesome—and affordable—sports car to the redesign of a popular luxury car carrying a six-figure price tag and[...]

2019 Hyundai Veloster N First Drive: N for Nürburgring

Thursday  18:37,   26 july 2018

Making Hyundai[...]

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan First Look: Going Global

Thursday  18:22,   26 july 2018

A-Class finally reaches North America sporting a trunkThe 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan has finally made its debut, and the automaker chose to unveil it in the latest market to receive the compact Benz: the U.S. Once available in other markets[...]

Bosch Announces Predictive Road-Condition Services for Automated Vehicles

Thursday  17:15,   26 july 2018

First with weather data then vehicle data, Bosch aims to make driving safer.At the Bosch North America's 2018 Bosch Mobility Experience a few months ago, we learned about up and coming technology such as automatic emergency braking to help save[...]

2018 Ford F-150 King Ranch Review | Diary of a not-wimpy truck

Thursday  11:56,   26 july 2018

Putting the F-150's hauling capabilities and Power Stroke diesel to the test.Well, with commercial logic in mind, we can report the 2018 Ford F-150 King Ranch with the new Power Stroke diesel engine option is not wimpy. Even when resplendent in[...]

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 First Look

Thursday  02:00,   26 july 2018

Street-legal muscle car for the grassroots drag racer will go into production by the end of the year for sale in early 2019. © Motor Trend Staff Efforts to define Dodge as America's sports car brand continue with the Challenger 1320,[...]