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.
Anker’s line of dash cams isn’t even a year old, but they’re already a huge hit with our readers, and two different models are down to great low prices on Amazon today.
The 2016 Honda Africa Twin arrived with a whole lot of flash and fanfare. Here was a large, cool-looking adventure bike you could pick up from a dealership and ride around the world. One person’s actually doing that, and documenting their adventure online.
December is here, meaning Michigan has shifted into a wintry hellscape. And, because of some poor planning on my end, I’m now wrenching on my $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer in my rock-solid, snow-covered backyard instead of in my garage. It’s true misery.
Winter’s here for a lot of us. You know what to do.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
With a smooth six and a stick shift, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mazda longroof might just be in it for the long haul. That is, if its price doesn’t make you long for something else.
When society collapses and the power grid fails, you’ll always be able to keep your phone charged with twigs and branches if you buy BioLite’s CampStove 2 for 25% off today.
As part of an ambitious plan to deploy fully-autonomous cars within the next five years, French automaker Renault said on Wednesday that it purchased a 40 percent stake in a media company to entertain passengers in driverless vehicles.
For almost anyone who grew up playing video games in the 90s, Super Mario 64 was a blocky rite of passage. But it’s not just gamers who have taken to the mustachioed hero lately. More recently, scientists have to begun to test whether games like Super Mario 64 could be used to keep people mentally in shape, thanks to…
The 2017 Fiat Punto became the first car to ever get zero stars in the European New Car Assessment Programme’s crash testing, the safety organization said Wednesday. That’s not a great score, and the necks of these crash-test dummies will probably be hurting in the morning.
The American Express Platinum is the original premium travel credit card. Not to be outdone by increasingly stiff competition, recent additions and upgrades to Platinum membership offer amazing value to the right travelers.
An explosive investigation into corruption at the Detroit Police Department blew open on Wednesday, when authorities announced that four officers pleaded guilty to extortion charges related to the scheme, while two more were indicted on separate charges. The officers accepted bribes from auto collision shops in town,…
Lyft, a ride-sharing company that was recently valued at $11.5 billion and has positioned itself as the “woke” alternative to Uber, has done some nice things to distinguish itself from its much larger, international competitor. It was the first to allow riders to tip drivers, it once encouraged users to sit in the…
What do they say, those filthy casuals who only view cars and trucks as appliances, when they start to get old and maybe don’t run as well as they used to?
Christmas is creeping up, which means your gift shopping days are starting to dwindle. We see a lot of great deals every day, but these were our 10 favorites from Wednesday.
Last month I sort-of inherited this 1984 Nissan 300ZX with more than 200,000 miles on the odometer. It’s in remarkably good condition for an almost-free car, but the issues it does have are not things I’ve ever encountered in other old cars before.
What happened to me? I used to be the sort of person that loved hearing about the flying cars we’d all enjoy in the future. The very idea was thrilling, the technology ingenious, the potential inspiring. But now, when we get emails about new flying cars like this one called the Switchblade, I find I’m just a cranky,…