Some good news if you don’t really care for driving with Apple Maps, which seems to be just about everybody: with the latest iOS 12 update, you can now run third-party map apps from Apple CarPlay. Yes, including the objectively better Google Maps. This is good news.
Yet another executive leaves Tesla, missing Mazdas, burning Nissans, and the mystery of how Polestar plans to sell cars. This is
study shows cars with fewest infotainment-related complaints, Renault-Nissan goes all-in on Android, is working with mining companies to reduce battery costs, and a look at Hurricane Florence’s impact on the local auto industry. All of this and more in for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.
For reasons that are as arcane and convoluted as a Freemason initiation ceremony, there’s actually two major speed-related events at the Bonneville Salt Flats: last month’s Speed Week, which we, and this past weekend’s World of Speed, which we’re covering, um, now. I’m not complaining, though: the salt…
Thanks to the insane popularity and profitability of theand Macan, Porsche has granted us an insane selection of the to suit every single driver’s demands. But! With 24 different models in the U.S., it’s hard to sort out which coupe, Cabriolet, Targa, S or Turbo is the right 911 for you. But now…
The ‘Hot Hatch’ is an iconic car type, and there’s perhaps no more so than VW’s Golf-based offering represented by today’sGTI. Will its price however, leave you cool?
You are forgiven if you forgot thewas a thing. The Honda Civic-based compact sedan has never really been a viable competitor to something like a BMW 3 Series, let alone an Audi A3, and to top it all off it looked unfathomably boring. Acura has at least fixed the last problem with this update for 2019, and…
Porsche’sis a legendary nameplate, introduced in the mid-2000s, that signifies a screaming engine note, unfettered track performance, and a more driver-focused left seat experience. Kurt Bradley also called the GT3 “a perfect road trip car for one or two people who are traveling fairly light,” as the newest…
The feds on Monday criminally charged a former Apple employee with theft of trade secrets, claiming the ex-staffer attempted to download a blueprint for a self-driving car to a personal laptop, before trying to flee the country and join a new startup in China.
First of all, I just want to implore everyone to remain calm. I know we didn’t get this out yesterday, when you were expecting it, but things sometimes happen and we need you to remain calm in such situations and not resort to cannibalism, no matter what those memos may have said. The point is we’ve been reading over…
I have a news flash for some of you: Dealers love the people that insist that used cars are always a better buy than new. That might be the case most of the time, but not always, and, in fact, some buyers looking for something that’s only a few years old with low miles are paying too much.
On paper, the 2018AWD is a 400 horsepower premium sedan positioned to take on the higher trim competition from BMW, Mercedes and Audi. But in practice, it’s a 400 hp car with a jarringly dated interior and upsettingly numb steering, leaving it just short of being legitimately fun.
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’s to build some self-driving shuttle vans for its employees marks a severe departure from the tech company’s initial ideas for the car of the future, the details of which don’t really seem as revolutionary as many people initially wanted to believe.
When Denise McCluggage was six years old, she spotted a beautiful Baby Austin 7 parked on the street of her hometown in El Dorado, Kansas. Infatuated by the small car’s beauty, she asked Santa Claus to bring her one for Christmas. Here was a woman destined for the wheel.
Traffic is to driving as apple pie is to America. You can’t have one without the other. We’ve all had our fair share of bad jams, so now I’m asking you to relive your worst.
Many people will tell you that if you live in a city you need a small, compact hatchback to get around. A “city car,” they’ll say. This is bullshit, because the actual cars that park and drive around the middle of Manhattan are Oshkosh Medium Tactical Vehicles.
Do you need power windows? No. Do you need cruise control? You do not. Do you need a rear windshield wiper? Also, no. But I have figured out what you do need.
If you’re looking for the cattiest reporting on fuel economy regulation, you’ve come to the right place. This is the Morning Shift for August 15, 2018.
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