The 2015 Honda CR-V Has More Safety, More Power, Still Boring

The Honda CR-V, like most Honda products are default choices for many car-buyers. They don't shop around, they just buy a Honda. That's not to say they are bad products, they are just "safe bets." But the CR-V was lacking some of the advanced safety features of its rivals. The 2015 model fixes that in addition to a… » 9/30/14 9:48am 10 minutes ago

Why Ford's Lower Profits Are Actually A Good Sign

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? » 9/30/14 9:38am 20 minutes ago

For $6,500, Do You Think This 1974 Ford Courier Will Deliver?

Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is a little different. It's not from Craigslist or eBay, or even that weird KiJiJi. Instead, it's a little Ford that I found at my local Cars & Coffee last Saturday. Let's see if this Courier is worth going to the show. » 9/30/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

We 'Drag Raced' The 2015 F-150 2.7 EcoBoost: Little Lag, Then A Big Boot

I just spent my first two minutes in the 2015 Ford F-150, with the brand-new 2.7 twin-turbo V6. As you're about to see; the power did catch me by surprise. Enjoy my unedited initial impressions on this brief ride-along. » 9/29/14 11:47pm Yesterday 11:47pm

2016 Chevy Volt Camouflage So Secret That GM Issues Press Release

The styling of the next-generation Chevy Volt is one of the automotive world's best-kept secrets, and this I know because that is the exact first line of Chevy's press release concerning the styling of the 2016 Chevy Volt, complete with picture. And they want you to know all about the styling, and how it's camouflaged. » 9/29/14 9:33pm Yesterday 9:33pm

Man Tries To Evade Cops But Can't Evade His Own Awful Stench

The suspect was long gone. Nothing but some faint treadmarks on the ground, a whirl of dust in the air. But the old cop knew something was up. His lip curled, his nostrils widened. "That, Jimmy," he told his young deputy, "is not the smell of fear. It's the smell of Axe. Really, terrible Axe. Seriously, it's awful." » 9/29/14 9:03pm Yesterday 9:03pm

Dallas School District Reverses Book Ban After Becoming National Joke

They say every dog has his day, and now Enzo, the canine protagonist of The Art of Racing in the Rain, will have his in well-to-do Dallas classrooms once again. After becoming a national embarrassment for banning that book and seven others, Highland Park school district officials have reversed their decision. » 9/29/14 7:03pm Yesterday 7:03pm

Toyota Tacoma Suspension 'Prone To Fracturing:' 690,000 Recalls

The mighty Toyota Tacoma has been taken down a peg by a nasty little issue with the leaf spring suspension. Apparently it's liable to "fracture due to stress and corrosion," which can mean a pointy piece of metal will repeatedly ram into your truck's gas tank and spill its contents all over the road. » 9/29/14 6:49pm Yesterday 6:49pm

The 2015 Roush Ford Mustang Cranks The Nasty Way Up

If you're like me, and you think the 2015 Ford Mustang got a little too soft in the looks department, all you're gonna need is a visit to your local Roush shop. They have the angry-sauce you so desperately need to pour on your pony car. » 9/29/14 6:33pm Yesterday 6:33pm