2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport Has A Pillow For People It Runs Over

Good news for those of you who can't be bothered to take your eyes off your phone when driving through a mall, music festival, or [other crowded place cars don't belong]: the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport has a pedestrian airbag and autonomous braking to coddle distracted drivers. » 10/02/14 1:17pm 26 minutes ago

This Is Why Mini Sales Have Been Disappointing Lately

Despite their preponderance of crazy niche models these days, the bulk of Mini sales have long been comprised mostly of the Cooper and Countryman. So with an all-new 2014 Mini Cooper on sale now, you'd think sales numbers would be great, but they're far from it. » 10/02/14 12:46pm 57 minutes ago

You Can Toss These Tires Out Of An Airplane, Then Drive Off On Them

BF Goodrich dropped a set of their new KO2 off-road tires out of an airplane flying at 10,000 feet, rounded 'em up, slapped them on a Jeep Wrangler, and drove off. Even if that test isn't particularly relevant to a tire's primary function (providing traction) it's a damn impressive display of durability. » 10/02/14 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

The Stealthy Chopper That Sneaks Special Forces Behind Enemy Lines

Blackhawks and Apaches may be the poster-choppers of America's Special Forces but much of the heavy lifting that makes those missions possible is handled by the venerable CH-47G Chinook. And with the most recent round of modernizations, this Vietnam-era workhorse is ready for the 21st century. » 10/02/14 12:02pm Today 12:02pm

Burnouts, Grafitti And 'Sketchbattling' On Detroit's North End

You should know by now that the best events in Detroit are the ones where we multitask. Here we're combining the love of the automobile with the city's burgeoning underground art movement. » 10/02/14 11:58am Today 11:58am

I'm Not Really Sure Why The 500x Is A 500 At All

Fiat, for some reason, seems to think they can only sell one model name here in America, and as such all their cars here have to fit into the 500 line — the enlarged 500L, which was already pushing the look a bit, and now the brawnier 500X. I'm not sure I get why they think this way. » 10/02/14 11:19am Today 11:19am

Nissan Pulsar Nismo Concept: A 250 HP Return To Hot Hatch Glory

Remember when Nissan made compact cars that were actually quick and fun to drive? Cars like the Pulsar, Sentra SE-R, and 200SX? They've gotten away from stuff like that in recent years, but this debut at the Paris Motor Show makes me think they're ready to get back in the game. Meet the Nissan Pulsar, Nismo-fied. » 10/02/14 10:42am Today 10:42am

Now's Your Best Chance To Buy A Caterham F1 Car (Lightly Used)

Earlier today there were reports about some sort of ruckus going on at the Caterham F1 team, including rumors of police at their headquarters in England. Then they issued a weird non-denial denial that anything happened at all. And now repo men are selling a bunch of their stuff, including an F1 car. » 10/02/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Air Canada Pilots Can't Stop Bringing Porn Into the Cockpit

According to an internal Air Canada memo leaked to CBC, officials at the airline had to implore its pilots—again—that they shouldn't be bringing their porn into the cockpit with them. "I am disappointed to have to raise this issue once again but unfortunately we have some people that have yet to understand the… » 10/02/14 10:38am Today 10:38am