Used Vehicle Prices Dropped Four Months In A Row

Automakers and dealerships had record sales this summer on new vehicles. But the availability of cheap credit, generous factory incentives, and heavy discounts meant that many buyers found new cars a better value than used. With used car inventories piling up, prices are dropping. » 9/17/14 12:35pm A minute ago

Why The World Needs The 2014 Ram Power Wagon, Even If You Probably Don't

Everybody selling trucks in America has crapped out a few "Off-Road" packages; many of which stop at stickers and skid plates. The 2015 Ram Power Wagon may be a long enough to land a plane on, but damn if it doesn't deliver as a bona-fide off-road work truck. » 9/17/14 12:24pm 12 minutes ago

Dealers Want So Many 2015 Chevy Colorados That GM's Boosting Assembly

General Motors reports they've already had "nearly 30,000 orders" from dealers for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. To fill the expected continuous demand, they're increasing staff at the Wentzville, Missouri plant again by almost 30%. » 9/17/14 11:55am 40 minutes ago

Is the Tesla Model 3 actually going to cost $50-$80k?

Tesla's on a roll lately. It just won a dealer battle in Massachusetts, and it's rapidly changing the face of Silicon Valley. It's also plotting out the future with a lot of that hedging on the successful launch of the gen-three car, the Model 3. » 9/17/14 11:55am 41 minutes ago

This Guy Just Bought The Most (And Most Expensive) Rolls Royces Ever

Some things in life are so terrible, so awful, so delightfully vulgar that they go full-circle, and become great. The movie Starship Troopers, for example, or a Fluffernutter sandwich. Add to the list, then, Rolls-Royce's newest order for 30 Extended-Wheelbase Phantoms, its biggest and most expensive ever. » 9/17/14 11:22am Today 11:22am

Testing The 2014 Jeep Cherokee On & Off-Road: What Do You Want To Know?

For the next few days, we'll be torturing a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4 on the hairpin roads of LA county and dusty desert tracks to the east. It's not the lifted Trailhawk variant and it's riding on Continental all-season tires, but you know we've gotta test that "SAND" setting on the dash somehow. » 9/17/14 11:06am Today 11:06am

Why You Shouldn’t Buy An NA Miata

Over the last half-decade or so, Mazda’s Miata has been enjoying something of a reboot of its reputation. Long derided as a car unfit for those packing chest hair, the new line is that it’s a hot, affordable little roadster that offers all of the joys of sports-car motoring without the headaches induced by owning… » 9/17/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind

Every month, the bills get paid on time. The emails get answered, and any orders filled. Which, for HeavensGate.com, is positively extraordinary. Because as far as the public is aware, every last member of the suicide cult died 17 years ago from a cocktail of arsenic and apple sauce. A few stayed behind, though.… » 9/17/14 9:50am Today 9:50am

Gogo International Wifi Coming To Virgin Atlantic

WiFi availability has become pretty common for most domestic flights, but still has a lot of room to grow in the international realm. It's a great option for those who need to work, or don't have enough legroom to actually get comfortable enough for some quality shut-eye. » 9/17/14 9:47am Today 9:47am

German Carmakers Might Need Tesla's Gigafactory More Than Tesla

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. 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? » 9/17/14 9:30am Today 9:30am