Tesla's 'Navigate on Autopilot' Is a Step in the Right Direction 

Tesla’s late night rollout of a new feature for its semi-autonomous driving system called “Navigate on Autopilot” puzzled me, if not just because of the time it was introduced to the world, but the feature itself: What’s the value in a car that tells you what lane you should be in, when it won’t drive there entirely…

Trump's Trade War Threatens BMW's Biggest Factory in the World, but South Carolina Doesn't Seem to Mind

SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA—Textiles used to dominate this part of South Carolina, which locals call the Upstate. But after the textile industry went overseas, BMW came in and built its biggest car factory in the world, bringing back prosperity in the process. But for more than a few voters and public officials in the…

More Than Half of All New Car Loans in Canada are Financed for 84-Months: Report

Every morning I wake up, splash some water on my face, and say, to no one in particular, “Today’s the day we’ll see the auto industry start trending away from absurdly long loan terms. Surely everyone will realize, today, that this can’t end well.” Today is not that day. In Canada, we’re told by way of the CBC, more…

The Trump Administration Is Certain the Earth Will See a 7-Degree Rise in Temps by 2100

President Donald Trump has said that climate change is a hoax, but in a 500-page report issued last month, his administration asserted it’s indeed real—so real, in fact, that it foresees a seven degrees Fahrenheit rise in global temperatures by 2100. Still, it seeks to reverse the Obama-era fuel economy standards…

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