Car ownership as a status symbol? Fuhgeddaboudit! That’s what Daimler is saying, anyway, as it presents its ten reasons for free-floating carsharing.
Car ownership as a status symbol? Fuhgeddaboudit! That’s what Daimler is saying, anyway, as it presents its ten reasons for free-floating carsharing.More>>
Talking on a hands-free phone while driving may be just as distracting and dangerous as using a hand-held phone, according to a new study.
Talking on a hands-free phone while driving may be just as distracting and dangerous as using a hand-held phone, according to a new study.More>>
In January, General Motors announced a $500 million partnership with ride-sharing service Lyft. Many wondered what the pairing might do for both companies and when it would begin bearing fruit.
In January, General Motors announced a $500 million partnership with ride-sharing service Lyft. Many wondered what the pairing might do for both companies and when it would begin bearing fruit.More>>
Motorcyclist deaths in the United States topped 5,000 last year -- a 10 percent increase from 2014, according to a new report.
Motorcyclist deaths in the United States topped 5,000 last year -- a 10 percent increase from 2014, according to a new report.More>>
In writing about autonomous cars, we tend to discuss the advances in (or shortcomings of) self-driving technology. We make assessments based on how well (or how poorly) autonomous vehicles have learned to drive like humans.
In writing about autonomous cars, we tend to discuss the advances in (or shortcomings of) self-driving technology. We make assessments based on how well (or how poorly) autonomous vehicles have learned to drive like humans.More>>
Worried about your car being hacked? The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are, too, and they've published some handy tips to keep you and your ride safe.
Worried about your car being hacked? The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are, too, and they've published some handy tips to keep you and your ride safe.More>>
Jerry Seinfeld pocketed enough money to buy more than a few coffee shops, let alone cups of coffee, thanks to the $22 million earned by selling some of his Porsches at an auction.
Jerry Seinfeld pocketed enough money to buy more than a few coffee shops, let alone cups of coffee, thanks to the $22 million earned by selling some of his Porsches at an auction.More>>
Exposure to high levels of certain traffic air pollutants may increase the risk of preterm birth in pregnant women with asthma, a new study suggests.
Exposure to high levels of certain traffic air pollutants may increase the risk of preterm birth in pregnant women with asthma, a new study suggests.More>>
Carmakers have a whole new round of incentives for February, designed to get consumers into showrooms.
Carmakers have a whole new round of incentives for February, designed to get consumers into showrooms.More>>
Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.
Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.More>>
Planet Earth's commuters waste an average of 100 hours each year sitting in their cars during crunch times -- and that's just during the evening rush. More>>
Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn. Check out these tips on how, where, and when to charge up that new plug-in vehicle. More>>
Don't worry, America, it's not a wagon. It just drives like one, is as useful as one, and, if you squint at it the right way, kinda looks like one. More>>
A new version of the the third member of the classic American muscle-car trio arrives later this year. More>>
The plug-in hybrid version of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 large luxury sedan was released at the Shanghai Motor Show.
The Ford Motor Company has announced a new round of updates for the Mustang's 2016 model year, whose timing no doubt has been purposefully made to coincide with this week's arrival of an all-new Chevrolet Camaro. More>>
Not all vehicles with the same shape and exterior measurements are created equally. More>>
For a comfortable, capable, high-tech car that's utterly satisfying and massively capable when pushed to the limit, the ATS-V could be the best pick every time. More>>
Some cars do extremely well in our evaluation process. Inevitably, there are the cars (including trucks, SUVs and minivans) that fare poorly in our ratings.
The hyper-luxury British SUVs are coming. More>>
There was a time when having a decent interior in your car meant spending the big bucks.
Lurid acceleration, perfect balance, intuitive handling, pine-tar levels of grip--performance means different things to different drivers.
Safety is no longer a back-burner priority for new-car shoppers. Across most types of vehicle shoppers, it's one of the top concerns. More>>
New York City might seem one of the most car-hostile environments on the planet, but it really isn't. Take the city's annual auto show as irrefutable proof of the opposite.
If you read the news each day, you might be under the impression that few people drive to work alone. But you'd be wrong.
Oregon is looking to institute the nation's first per-mile road tax, with the help of a data-gathering system, according to Automotive News.
Known and respected for its ability to blend daily-driver comfort with world-class handling and pace, the first-generation Audi R8 ran from 2007 through 2015 as the brand's halo car. Now, it's fresh once again. More>>
The whole world seems to be going turbo. That's mostly a good thing. In the case of the Mercedes-AMG C63 S, it's a very good thing. More>>
Tesla CEO Elon Musk apparently revealed a new line of business for the company: selling or leasing lithium-ion battery packs for home energy storage.
Thanks to the additional packaging freedom of LEDs, we're seeing some far more attractive, original, and eye-catching lighting in vehicles—both inside and outside. More>>
The chances of dying in a car crash, if you're behind the wheel of a newer vehicle, have dropped dramatically over the past several years.
What's it like riding with a dozen or so electric motorcycles? Well, you can have a conversation at any stoplight.
The new CTS-V, which debuted last week at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, will come packing a supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 good for 640 horsepower and 630 pound-feet of torque.
The concept is called the Chevrolet Bolt. And that's just an incredibly bad name for Chevy to use. More>>
As stunning as it looks, the GT on show in Detroit isn't a concept to be watered down by the time production rolls around but a preview of the car that will be hitting showrooms sometime in 2016. More>>
What will the major auto changes in 2014 mean for 2015?
The new 2016 Cadillac CTS-V will receive its unveiling at the upcoming 2015 Detroit Auto Show on January 12.
In many states, using a cellphone while driving is a juridical no-no. But so might be using your smartwatch. More>>
Automotive journalists often use each other as information sources, or to get reality checks on new material.
When you're looking for a new car, there are lots of factors to consider: how the car looks, how comfortable the ride is, its high-tech amenities, the number of cup-holders. But according to a new study from the American Chemistry Council, the thing at the top of most shopper's must-have list is good fuel-economy. More>>
A new James Bond movie is coming next year, and with it a brand new Aston Martin developed exclusively for the world's most famous spy, the Aston Martin DB10. More>>
When you see either the X5 M or X6 M approaching in your rearview, there's no mistaking their identity. More>>
DC fast charging makes electric cars considerably more practical, allowing drivers to recharge a car's battery to 80 percent of capacity in half an hour or less.
If you thought you might have to wait some time before the storied Shelby name gets spliced back into the Mustang narrative, think again.
The 2015 Subaru Legacy is feature-packed, polished, secure, and spacious. It's outgrown its niche appeal, while dollar for dollar, it's an irresistible value in today's new-car market. More>>
Sometimes being greener in a car that's otherwise entirely normal can be a good thing. More>>
Not only are Honda's cars cooler overseas, its ads are too. More>>
It's often said by electric-car owners and advocates that once you start driving electric, you never want to go back. More>>
The idea of traveling long distances in electric cars that have to be recharged after only 70 or 80 miles--or even 250 miles--may seem absurd to some. More>>
How can you add all-wheel drive to an electric car, making it hundreds of pounds heavier -- and still increase its efficiency and range?
The 707-horsepower super sedan from Dodge, the 2015 Charger SRT Hellcat, will cost the world just $63,995 (plus $995 destination) including its $1,700 gas guzzler tax, Chrysler announced on Oct. 17.
The most powerful car General Motors has ever built will soon hit the streets, packing 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. More>>
The Porsche 911 family has been expanded with new Carrera GTS coupe and Carrera GTS Cabriolet models. More>>
Mercedes-Benz's latest C63 AMG is finally here, and you can read all the juicy details.
Three and a half years after modern electric cars entered the mass market, there are now no fewer than 17 models on sale in the U.S. More>>
Judges for the North American Car and Truck of the Year have released their list of finalists for the upcoming 2015 awards.
Carmaking is very, very, very expensive. More>>
Utilizing a piece of hardware called the starter interrupt device, credit unions and other types of loan companies have started mandating the use of such devices when an auto loan is issued to a customer with bad credit. More>>
The first major auto show after the long summer break will be taking place in Paris, kicking off in the City of Light on October 2 and playing host to more than 250 makes from over 18 countries. More>>
The RC F is Lexus gone wild, with aero kicks and eight-cylinder barks and electronically controlled everything, as well as a cockpit basically decorated by dropping a box of high-end audio between two seats. More>>
Sleek, stylish, and chock full of heritage, the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT has arrived. More>>
Traffic fatalities have been on the decline for several decades, but despite such improvements, alcohol has remained a contributing factor in roughly one-third of roadway deaths. More>>
Ford has revealed its first right-hand-drive Mustang, one of a handful of prototype versions that will be used for calibration testing in a handful of markets. More>>
J.D. Power's Kristin Kolodge told a group of conference-goers that voice-recognition software is the most troublesome technology found on cars today. More>>
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has just released its list of most-stolen vehicles for 2013. All of those in the top ten are big-selling, mass-market models. More>>
So far Minnesota is the only state to pass legislation requiring an incentive for home charging. More>>
The arrival of a moderately-priced battery electric car with a rated range of 200 miles will change the entire market for plug-in vehicles.
Electric-car advocates often take it as an article of faith that electric propulsion will one day compete directly with vehicles powered by fossil fuels. But for battery-electric cars to compete directly, they will need to be as good as -- and probably better than -- their counterparts. More>>
If carmakers are to be believed, autonomous cars are right around the corner. Some like Nissan and Mercedes-Benz have in fact been so bold as to put a 2020 debut date on their first self-driving models. More>>
If you're a head of state, head of an underground organization, or just extremely paranoid—but you still enjoy the finer things in life—your new ride has arrived: the Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard. More>>
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