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Roborace - Racing with No Driver

When Formula E kicked off its first race in 2014, there were many who believed the new FIA-sanctioned racing series would die soon after its birth. …

Audi Procon-Ten: The No-Airbag Safety System

4 photos<p>Car makers were apparently under the impression that buyers would flock to dealerships the second they saw a car that had a "turbo, GTI, ABS …

Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is a High-Riding Sedan After All

Teased over a couple of days using mostly interior images, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept was finally revealed by accident on …

How to Avoid City Traffic Jams Like a Boss

Whether you're a true car enthusiast, or you simply drive because it's part of your job or it's just the best way to reach point B from point A, …

Is Tesla Going The Way of The Dodo?

The great Oscar Wilde used to say that the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.<p>There is also the old Brendan Behan …

Spyshots: 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class W223 Prototype Begins Winter Testing

Despite being a bit long in the tooth, the current W222 generation of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class can still hold its own against its two main rivals, …

Who's Your Number One?

As the word goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And so is the sales performance of the world's biggest players in the automotive industry, as …

NHTSA and IIHS Crash Test Scores Explained

Almost 100 years ago, car passengers faced risks of death even in a minor – by today's standards – fender bender. Automobile safety has evolved so …

Transportation

New Year's Resolutions for Carmakers

According to an old adage, the five most popular New Year's Resolutions in the U.S. are, in this order: lose weight, manage debt, save money, get a …

General Motors

Coolest Obscure Mercedes-AMG Models in History

It took some years for the relationship between the two companies to evolve, both regarding motorsport endeavors and road car shenanigans. …

Mercedes-Benz

Hybrids, Plug-Ins and Electric Cars: Which Batteries Are Best?

We couldn't have had this conversation about 10-12 years ago, mainly because back then you could count mass-produced hybrids and electric cars the …

Watch the World's First and Only Road-Legal Aston Martin Vulcan Hypercar

The Aston Martin Vulcan is one of those rarer than rare track-only vehicles that rich people get to brag about and occasionally hoon around a circuit …

Sports Cars

What To Do After Witnessing a Car Accident

Remembering to follow some advice you read on the Internet about how to handle a dangerous situation is about as difficult as herding cats. There's a …

Emergency Medicine

Know Your Holes: Driver Pours Gasoline Where She Shouldn't, Creates Fire Ball

We can't stress this enough: know your holes, people. Just because one thing fits somewhere doesn't mean it should go there. This isn't one of those …

Get a Grip: Driving on Snowy Roads

Some people build snowmen or play in the snow, others go skiing or snowboarding, while others (the saddest of the bunch) have to get up early and …

Roads

1990s Cars That Created Ongoing Market Trends

I'm not here to talk about those though, but about a number of 1990s cars so progressive that they helped shape not only the era they were born in, …

Eight Sports Cars and Supercars Reimagined as SUVs Because Why Fight It?

In case you've been in a coma for the past two decades and have just woken up, allow us to be the first to break it to you: the car industry isn't …

Nissan's Miniature Car Wash Is a Dollhouse for Boys

Washing our cars has got to be one of the least dangerous mental illnesses of our generation: there are people who do it almost on a daily basis, …

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS C257 Gets a Polarizing Rear End Instead of a Name Change

No matter what Mercedes-Benz marketing tries to impose these days, the rather sexy first iteration of the CLS was not the original four-door coupe. …

2018 BMW i8 Coupe Gets a Roadster Brother and More Electric Range

Approximately four years after its introduction, the sportiest-looking BMW model in the current stable has received a Life Cycle Impulse (LCI).<p>47 …

This is How The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Will Look, Mostly

Just days away from its official unveiling at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is still in its pre-production testing …

Elon Musk Is Not the Manipulative Mastermind Everyone Takes Him for These Days

If Tesla were to make the headlines on Thursday morning, November the 16th, it definitely would have been something about how it failed to deliver …

Self-Repairing Lamborghini Terzo Millennio EV Concept Bets on Supercapacitors

It's not every day that Lamborghini unveils a concept car, but when it does, you can definitely bet that it's something completely out of the …

Spyshots: 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatch And Sedan Completely Uncovered

There is a distinct possibility that some heads will roll at Mercedes-Benz after we publish these photos, but there is no way we couldn't show you …

Spyshots: 2019 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe Reportedly Gets Extra Horsepower

Traditionally, Mercedes-AMG models are quite a lot more potent than their direct rivals, and the widebodied C63 and C63 S Coupe are no different.<p>9 …

Facelifts

Spyshots: 2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 Prototype Has Gigantic Oval Tailpipes

When it was first launched, the Mercedes-AMG A45 nameplate shook the very fabric of what hot hatches were made from.<p>12 photos<p>Its 360 horsepower …

Spyshots: 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class W177 Benchmarking Against 2017 VW Golf 7.5

The fourth generation of the A-Class is getting closer to its official reveal, but that doesn't mean that its development has halted.<p>19 photos<p>On the …

Spyshots: Hardly Camouflaged 2018 BMW X2 Has Four Blue-and-White Roundels

A short glance at the most recent spy photos of the 2018 BMW X2 will make at least two questions pop into your head.<p>13 photos<p>First of all, why have …

Spyshots: 2019 BMW X4 M Gets a New Twin-Turbo Inline-Six to Play With

This is not the first time we have a chance to check out the upcoming 2019 BMW X4 M up close, but this prototype shows a lot more details than its …

Spyshots: 2019 BMW 7 Series LCI to Get Major Styling Refresh

By far the most technologically advanced BMW in history, the BMW 7 Series G11/12 also introduced a new design language for the current BMW lineup.<p>11 …

BMW