A Toyota Corolla is not a car bound for a pampered, garage-kept existence. It is instead a utilitarian conveyance that will live the hardest life possible in the hands of people who won’t be kind to it, precisely because it is a common Corolla—cheap, reliable and robust. So, I wasn’t kind to the Corolla I was loaned…
The infamous Swedish Moose Test can make or break sales in certain parts of the world. It aims to re-create what could happen if a moose suddenly appeared in your path, and you needed to make an emergency maneuver. We’ve already seen this sort of thing once before, but in case you missed it the first time, here’s…
One of the two Mazda Prototype cars at this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International will be decked out in a livery that salutes one of the greatest racing stories of all time. Hey Mazda—more like this, please.
Bigfoot has been sighted! I mean, uh, there are some new spy shots of what may be the midengine Corvette. Check them out at Autoblog and decide for yourself what you’re looking at.
Parking tickets are the worst. Sadly, the burden of challenging a ticket is far greater than just paying the damn thing. But what if an artificially intelligent robot could do the dirty work for you?
China’s top search engine Baidu already has driverless car prototypes out on the road. Now they’ve announced plans to have them in mass production in five years. That might not even be the most ambitious part, either.
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Volkswagen has been ordered to buy back any diesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder car in the United States as part of its unprecedented $14.7 billion settlement with federal regulators, U.S. Justice Department officials said this morning.
It turns out that the problems with Fiat Chrysler’s unusual and problematic automatic gear shifter are bigger than originally reported. The mushroom-shaped gear shifter on the Jeep Grand Cherokee and other cars—a part being investigated in the death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin—is now linked to 266 crashes and 68…
Blake Fuller’s Tesla Model S is being called “the fastest production electric vehicle” to ever race the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb after finishing the event with an impressive sub-12 minute time. I’m not sure if it’s really “production” at this point, but it’s undoubtedly quick.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Contour is an SVT, and that makes it a Special Vehicle indeed. The question is: will the price on this seemingly well-kept and customized Ford make it even more special?
Alex Goy of Carfection got his mom in a Ford Focus RS with the intention to prove that anyone could drift the super-hot hatch. Luckily for us, she played along.
Fiat go fast.
Face it, the hipsters won. All things quaint and ironically archaic are now universally cool and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it. Case in point: this tin Toyota is the sexiest thing you’ve ever seen.