Will Mandatory Rear-View Cameras Usher In A New Surveillance State?

In the next few years, every single car sold in America will have to come equipped with a rear-view camera. This is partially due to the power of the Very Small Dog lobby and the fact that we, as a nation, are sick of buying new R/C cars and Big Wheels. It also opens up unprecedented surveillance possibilities. » 4/23/14 1:20pm 7 minutes ago

This Ethiopian Intersection Is A Beautiful Example Of Organized Chaos

Engineers have attempted for years to design the perfect intersection, with no traffic lights, and no signs. Their attempts have met with varying levels of success. What they should've done is just watched drivers in Meskel Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Then they would've known just to say "screw it." » 4/23/14 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

Here's Some Stuff No One Else Will Tell You About The Lambo Aventador

This Monday, Lamborghini was nice enough to invite me to participate in their Lamborghini Esperienza, which I believe is Italian for "let's make sure our cars won't explode if we put a dipshit in them." Happily, they don't, and even better, I learned a bunch of stuff about Aventadors I'd like to share with you. » 4/23/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

What Car Should Have A Convertible Version?

We got a tip yesterday about how 100 Tesla Model S convertibles have been ordered by a Chinese investor. The conversion is done by Newport Convertible Engineering, a company that, much like the Girls Gone Wild guy, makes a living by arranging to have tops taken off. The Tesla one actually looks pretty good! » 4/23/14 11:50am Today 11:50am

Icon's Land Rover D90 Makes The Original Look Like A Cheap Tractor

The Land Rover Defender is beautiful in its own agricultural stock glory. I've been perilously close to buying some heavily rusted "restorable" examples myself. But taking a deep dive with Jon Ward of Icon 4x4 shows how much prettier the truck can be when someone really sweats the details. » 4/23/14 11:47am Today 11:47am

Fisker Is Back, I Hope They Don't Screw It Up This Time

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/23/14 9:30am Today 9:30am