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Free BMW Teen Driver Ed!

10-city tour offers free drives for adults, too<p>The morning before I was to meet my 16-year-old nephew, Tony, at BMW‘s Teen Driving School event in Spartanburg, South Carolina, I jolted awake at the sight of a text message from my sister. “OMG Tony just totaled the PT.” No injuries, thank heaven, …

How To Drive Like An A$$hole: Video

<i>NSFW Warning: If your ears are sensitive, or your employer is nearby, make a U-turn now. This is not the road for you.</i><p>If you’ve ever been behind the …

Jeep Wrangler Africa Concept: Built to Safari

Jeep showed off plenty of wild and wonderful concepts at its annual unveiling of dream concepts ahead of the Jeep Easter Safari at Moab. And while many of them were rad in the way your ten-year-old self admired in Hot Wheels cars, the Jeep Wrangler Africa concept is the one we grown-ups find most …

The Africa concept might preview future Jeep Wranglers

Longer and with more cargo room, this Defender-esque Jeep concept is a subtle hint at a broader family of Wrangler vehicles.<p>It's bright enough in the styling dome to need sunglasses, but Mark Allen—Jeep's head of design—doesn't squint as he points to the hindquarters of the Jeep Wrangler Africa …

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Elon Musk Predicts Human Drivers Will Be Outlawed in the Future

Tesla boss Elon Musk caused quite a stir yesterday when he said that self-driving cars will eventually make the action of driving a car illegal.<p>“In the distant future, I think people may outlaw driving cars because it’s too dangerous,” Musk said at a conference held by graphics chipmaker Nvidia …

Up close with F 015, Mercedes’ incredible self-driving car

Mercedes-Benz dropped jaws back at CES 2015 in January when its autonomous F 015 Luxury in Motion concept drove onto the opening keynote stage. Then, …

Even Teslas? Elon Musk predicts human driving may be banned in future

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk says he plans to address "range anxiety" for the entire Model S electric car fleet in a news conference Thursday, but there may be more concern about his predictions for the future of human drivers.<p>Musk said Tuesday that driving your own car might be illegal in the …

Grill meat off-road with the jet-powered Land Cruiser

Louie Skebo has built a truck that'll sear itself into your memory, just like it can put a nice sear on a whole chicken, thanks to a Czech-made jet engine.<p>Louie Skebo has visions.<p>I don't mean that in the mental health sense of the word. Skebo's vision is that he can build a truck that'll sear …

This is why you don't screw around on public roads

An Ariel Atom and a friend on a bike get a rude wake-up call in the canyons outside of LA.<p>Here's a pro tip: If you have to go two-off on a two-lane road to avoid creaming the idiot who stopped in the middle of the road after a blind turn, you might be going <i>just a little</i> too fast.<p>The video below is …

Roads

Here Are All the Super Bowl Car Commercials

As is the case every year, Super Bowl XLIX will have a big stack of commercials aimed at enthusiasts like you. Watch them all right here. We'll add to the list as more are released.<p><b>"America, Start Your Engines" - NASCAR on NBC, feat. Nick Offerman</b><p><b>"Fable" - Mercedes-Benz</b><p><b>"Newfangled Idea" - BMW i3,</b> …

2015 Chevrolet SS getting manual transmission, Magnetic Ride suspension

We're big fans of the Chevrolet SS here at <i>Autoblog</i>, west coast editor Michael Harley recently saying the Aussie import "comes across as a polished, and very well-rounded, sport sedan package that is more focused on performance than the others." Those others, of course, being competitors like the …

Mini Paceman Adventure is a One-Off Mini Pickup Truck

Fans longing for the return of the Mini Pickup have gotten their wish. Kind of. A group of young BMW apprentices and their instructors from Munich and Dingolfing have built a one-off Mini with a truck bed called the Paceman Adventure.<p>The vehicle is based on a Mini Cooper S Paceman, which boast a …

Mini Paceman Adventure Pickup Concept

Sadly, there will only ever be one of these, because the Paceman Adventure pickup trucklet is one of the best concepts Mini has ever cooked up.<p>Mini won't ever produce it. What a bummer.

2014 New York Auto Show: Editors’ Best, Worst Picks

The overall feeling of the New York International Auto Show seems to be that it was good-not-great, with no look-at-me exotics but quite a few solid heart-of-market cars. Following are the vehicles that jumped out at our New York contingent.<p>BEST<p><b>50th Anniversary Ford Mustang</b><p>The new Mustang was a …

Top Cars of the 2014 New York Auto Show

The latest and greatest cars have arrived at the 2014 New York Auto Show and this year showcases an interesting mix of concepts and production models. One concept vehicle will undoubtedy be a star of the show thanks to its arsenal of lasers and its "invisible" hood. Meanwhile, the batch of upcoming …

Auto Shows

2015 Ford Mustang GT’s Line-Lock Feature Makes Burnouts Easy

V-8s and burnouts go hand-in-hand, so it’s a wonder that no one has come up with a feature that makes it easier to spin your tires in place before Ford‘s new electronic line-lock for the 2015 Mustang GT. The feature, which will be standard on all new Mustang GTs, locks the front brakes once …

2013 Ford Mustang From “Need For Speed” Fetches $300K at Auction

A special 2013 Ford Mustang was one of the “Need For Speed,” and one eager bidder just paid $300,000 to own the custom pony car. The Mustang rolled onto the block at a Barrett-Jackson event in Florida where Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio emerged as the winning bidder for the no-reserve auction.<p>All …