Times have changed in the world of electric vehicles. Tesla’s not the sole standard bearer for EVs anymore. Volvo recently announced each car will be either gas or diesel hybrids or fully electric after 2019. More affordable EVs have begun hitting the market. More than a third of all cars could be electric by 2040.…
It’s not uncommon for a car to derive its name from its impressive engine engine displacement. That’s just what today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercedes 6.9 represents. Let’s see if this restored executive sedan’s price is a number that also impresses.
The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Volvo 264 claims it was once a special order diplomat car. We’re going to have to see if he’s presently being diplomatic about its price.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning, but in particular this morning, which is when you’ll read these necessary pieces of information.
Manhattan sunlight streamed in through the blinds, lighting up the small flecks of glitter still dancing in the air from the night before. Someone was knocking at the door. Tap tap tap.
Auto and tech companies are feverishly working to develop and perfect self-driving cars, but in due time, the industry’s going to turn into a raging bloodbath, according to a new study, with “billions and billions” of dollars wasted on boneheaded moves that go nowhere.
Take a look at yourself in the mirror. You have bad opinions and you only buy massive heaps of dumb shit. You don’t deserve anything good. “But I deserve nice things, I’m a nice person!” No. You’re terrible. You all never bought a Chevrolet SS, and now they’re gone with no replacement. Chevy finally got the thing…
Volvo’s performance brand Polestar just matched the power of Volvo’s most powerful car ever—the Volvo XC90 T8—in the lighter, smaller XC60. Meet the new Polestar-tweaked Volvo XC60 T8: the plug-in hybrid Volvo guaranteed to scare all the kids on the way to soccer practice with 421 horsepower.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know in order to impress Mr. Wiffles and Señorita Floofypants on your morning walk together. Now who wants a treat?!
The ad for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe BMW 530iT notes that its paint is in fact a red vinyl wrap. Audiophiles may like vinyl, but will you auto-philes like the price on this vinyl’d and five-speed equipped wagon?
France—particularly, Paris, with its dreadful air quality—has staked a battle against cars over the past several years, with car-free days, older-car bans, and diatribes against owning a personal vehicle. Now, the government of France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, wants to ban the sale of all gasoline and diesel…
Terrafugia is that flying car company you read about every sixth months or so that continually disappoints you by remaining Just A Thing On The Internet, and not actually a thing in the real world. But now, in a strange turn of events, The South China Morning Post says Volvo’s parent company Geely has bought the…
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important auto-related stories to read in our final hours together.
Depending on your sense of history, you might remember when Volvos were deemed “boxy but nice.” Maybe even farther back you recall the sleek P1800. But no matter what era you’re from, you almost certainly equate Volvo with safety. And believe it or not, Volvo’s advertising hasn’t followed the plot in a long time, and…
Say what you will about DARTZ, but you can’t deny that the Latvian maker of fever-dream-opulent armored SUVs is possibly the least risk-averse carmaker in the world. Whether it’s using unexpected skin from animals and animal parts for seat leather or, as they’re doing now, becoming the first carmaker to sell their…
The 2017 Buick Regal TourX gives us some hope for the future of wagons, and today it brings even more good news. Buick says the car will come standard with a 250 horsepower turbo motor, all-wheel-drive, and a starting price that seriously undercuts other luxury wagons.
At a hearing today, Republicans in Congress made clear they want to drastically increase the number of semi-autonomous and autonomous cars tested on American roadways. It’s a proposal that should make driverless car developers giddy but could potentially pose safety risks if not done correctly.