Autos: Reviews

The Driver’s Seat: A Week With An Airstream

Thursday  23:20,   02 august 2018

Flying on a[...]
Autos / Reviews

2018 Ford F-150 Long-Term Arrival

Thursday  20:40,   02 august 2018

Twelve Months with our 2018 Truck of the Year"Umm, I think this is the wrong truck," I told the driver who delivered the F-150 to our office. "This is a SuperCab. We ordered a[...]

2019 Lexus ES300h Hybrid

Thursday  17:35,   02 august 2018

The hybrid version of the new 2019 Lexus ES sedan is pretty much what you’d expect—even assuming your expectations are pretty high. A new foundation (GA-K version of the TNGA platform), shared with the new Toyota Avalon. Longer, lower, wider. A[...]

2018 Lincoln Navigator: Three Traits Flagship Sedans Can't Match

Thursday  17:21,   02 august 2018

Reasons to choose Lincoln's two-story flagshipFor most of the Automotive Era, manufacturers have produced—as the ultimate expression of their engineering might, design savvy, and marketing capabilities—a flagship sedan. The S-Class. The Phantom. [...]

New Ford Focus Looks The Way It Does Because Of China

Thursday  16:56,   02 august 2018

China wanted wider doors, so Ford complied. Have you noticed that the new  Focus didn't have the familiar six-window design? That’s right, you didn't, because all you think about is yourself. Kidding aside, though, Ford admitted that[...]

Who Owns Which Car Brands?

Thursday  10:55,   02 august 2018

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions killed off, making it difficult to keep up with w ho owns which car brands.As automakers have slimmed[...]

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Packs Advanced Tech

Wednesday  22:31,   01 august 2018

Mercedes-Benz brings the A-Class compact sedan to the U.S. as it offers a more affordable entry into the prestige brand’s lineup. It slots below the CLA, a compact car that has been effective in bringing new, younger buyers to the brand. Mercedes[...]

2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera First Drive: Glorious. Glorious. Glorious.

Wednesday  02:55,   01 august 2018

The Aston We’ve Been Waiting 104 Years For.Logic can therefore be tricky, especially, I'd argue, in the case of overwhelmingly beautiful sports cars. The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is fist-chewingly gorgeous; cars with 715 horsepower are[...]

2019 Subaru Ascent First Test: Three-Row Winner

Wednesday  02:40,   01 august 2018

Three rows for a[...]

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Gets a Durabed

Tuesday  23:31,   31 july 2018

Largest pickup bed brags Bow-Tie brassThe new Silverado bed has the highest cargo volume, box complexity, box length at floor, 12 fixed tie-downs and an exclusive power[...]

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[...]

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

2019 BMW M2[...]