Volkswagen Midsize Coupe Concept Exists Because Of Skoda

Someone at Volkswagen took one look at the Skoda VisionC Concept and thought, "Hey why don't we have a car like that?" Then someone else pointed at the Volkswagen CC and decided to design the Volkswagen Midsize Coupe Concept, being shown next week at the Beijing Auto Show. » 4/18/14 12:20pm 21 minutes ago

Behold, You Can Get #ORLOVE’D With This Jalopshift T-Shirt

If you want to show you're cool enough to roll your car, without having to actually be reckless enough to roll your car, make sure to buy this lovely t-shirt from the gentlefolks from blipshift before it goes away forever. » 4/18/14 12:00pm 41 minutes ago

Huzzah! The U.S.-Spec Alfa Romeo Will Have Manual Steering

One of the most exciting aspects of the sexy new Alfa Romeo 4C is that it has delightfully old-school unassisted steering. But for months, I have had a suspicion that this would change when the car came to America. Now, at the car's American debut at the New York Auto Show, I can confirm my fears were unfounded. » 4/18/14 10:20am Today 10:20am

In Defense Of The 2015 Infiniti QX80 And Its Awesome Interior

Debate the looks of the 2015 Infiniti QX80 all you want. Actually, you don't have to. It's always going to look like a melted brick. A melted brick with chrome portholes that still manage to look like a $12 add-on. Too bad, because it's actually really nice. » 4/18/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

The VW Phaeton Is Coming Back In 2018!

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? » 4/18/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

The BMW i8 Is Wonderful Because It Feels Like The Future

When I was a kid, I used to try and imagine what kind of cars we would drive in the far-flung future year of Two Thousand Fourteen. Would they fly? Would they hit unfathomable speeds with amazing new technology? Would they look just like concept cars? I love the BMW i8 because it delivers on that promise. » 4/18/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

BREAKING Outdated Air-Cooled News: Porsche, VW, And Zündapp Lies!

The Volkswagen Beetle genesis story is easily one of the most well-known and often-told in all of motoring. I've read about it countless times, and the details almost never change. Until now. I just encountered one of my first real contradictions in the story of the Beetle, and it's making me question everything. » 4/17/14 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

This Full-Length Bed Truck Should Totally Be A Thing

As you guys know, I love trucks, and I love thinking about ways to build trucks that nobody in their right mind would ever try. I still believe that the standard pickup truck design wastes too much room on the hood, and if we can't have cabover trucks, we should find another solution. » 4/17/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Fill Your Tank (More Than Once!) with a $150 Gift Card

The one thing guaranteed to suck the joy out of driving is the cost of gas when you decide to top off your tank. As you pull away from the gas pump, you're not sure what's higher: the number on the bottom line of your receipt, or your blood pressure. Of course, buying gas isn't nearly as traumatic when you're spending… » 4/15/14 12:00pm Tuesday 12:00pm