Detroit City Councilman Was 'Super Drunk' While Driving

Here in Michigan we have a "super drunk" violation that says if you're tanked behind the wheel, but a first-time offender, you'll pay a bunch of fines and have more stringent driving restrictions. One of our esteemed Detroit politicians is facing that charge. » 8/28/14 11:34am 27 minutes ago

Don't fall prey to the sinister myth of the affordable supercar

At some point, the stuff of your dreams (and if you're here, those dreams might just have side strakes and NACA ducts) gets old. One day, the all-conquering hero of yesterday's car rag crosses the depreciation threshold of your average income, no matter how many posters filled bedroom walls or pre-driver's license… » 8/28/14 11:32am 29 minutes ago

How To Tell If That Used Car You're Going To Buy Has Hidden Flood Damage

We recently reported about a dealership in NJ that was caught selling flooded cars to consumers without disclosing the damage. Unfortunately this is not some rare anomaly, so how do you know if the used car you're buying was in a major storm? » 8/28/14 10:03am Today 10:03am

GM Is Sending Mexican Jobs To America... And American Jobs To Mexico?

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? » 8/28/14 9:20am Today 9:20am

For $1,900, This 1991 Mercury Capri Puts The Top Down On Fun

Two Mazda-based sports convertibles were born in 1989, the Miata, and the Australian-built Capri. One of them was the answer to all of life's problems, while today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercury proves, there's a big difference between nurture and nature. » 8/28/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

​Buy A Fiat Or You'll Get Mauled By A Bear And Dumped In The Desert

Fiat has done it again. The latest in an endless string of horrible ad campaigns is a group of Disney knockoffs threatening would-be buyers with death and dismemberment if they don't pony up the cash for a new 500. When will it end? » 8/27/14 7:20pm Yesterday 7:20pm

Let A TSA Officer Teach You How To Check For Sword Canes

Sword canes: A relatively obscure weapon favored by blind Japanese feudal masseuse-vigilantes, or the greatest threat to aerial safety our nation has ever seen? I'm gonna err on the side of caution and go with the second one. Fortunately, the Transportation Security Administration is on it! » 8/27/14 6:58pm Yesterday 6:58pm