Adorablest Gearhead Ever Amy Macdonald Learns To Whip A Kia Around The Top Gear Track

Everyone seemed to get a huge kick out of seeing Scottish singer Amy Macdonald in last week's "Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car" segment of Top Gear. I mean, you'd have to be crazy not to. She's adorable! She has owned three Audi R8s! She has a Ferrari 458 Italia! She used to own a Nissan GT-R but thought it was too… »2/17/13 2:00pm

Chevrolet Has A Good Ad In 'Find New Roads' – Except For The RoboDog

We were rightfully skeptical towards Chevrolet ditching the meaningless “Chevy Runs Deep” tagline for the sounds-like-it-came-from-Saab “Find New Roads.” What exactly does "Find New Roads" mean for such a mainstream icon like the bow tie? It took me a while it come to terms with it, but I actually think it’s one of… »2/17/13 10:00am

Bad News: A Brief History Of Media Controversies And The Auto Industry

“Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.” That ages-old slur against the news media was used quite a bit this week after the New York Times’ failed drive of the Tesla Model S, and Tesla’s subsequent response to it. People have a right to be skeptical of the Times’ drive: after all, media coverage of… »2/16/13 2:30pm

Video: The Next Range Rover, On and Off-Road Review

I've never liked Range Rovers, but not for their lack of capability, design, or build quailty. They have always been fantastic luxury off-roaders, ruined by their owners, whose first trip after leaving the dealership is to Platinum Motorsport, which immediately and without hesitation, ruins every single one. Can the… »2/15/13 11:35am

My Grandfather Ran from the Cops in this 1936 Ford Humpback

Police sirens roar through a warm summer night in rural Joplin, Missouri.  Speeding after a 1936 hot rod, the first “Hemi” powered Joplin police car chases after a young man in a black ford.  Racing through the country roads, the man’s heart beats fast.  The cops gain ground on every straight, but the miscreant’s… »2/16/13 10:03am

How To Travel From D.C. To Boston, All-Electric, Faster And Cheaper Than The Tesla Model S

Getting tired of all the Tesla stories? I'm not. Getting away from the sideshow that is Elon Musk v. The NYT there's a much deeper truth about transportation and EVs buried in this story: driving a car from D.C. to Boston is a bad idea for most people. There's a much smarter, cheaper, and faster way to get from D.C.… »2/16/13 11:46am