Autos

In Pictures: 25 Cars Worth Waiting For 2017–2021

Concept Cars

Should Pontiac be revived?

Founded in 1926, Pontiac was named after a Ottawa Chief who also had an entire city named after him. Legendary wouldn't you say? Pontiac was supposed to an companion brand to another GM brand by the name of Oakland. Not to long after Pontiac was introduced, in 1931 Oakland was rebranded into …

Transportation

The Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports car in the world

Thanks to a recent international expansion<p>The Ford Mustang is now the world’s best selling sports car, according to a Ford analysis of IHS Markit data. The company has long sold the Mustang in the United States, but has recently pushed an international expansion of the vehicle, with 45,000 Mustangs …

Sports Cars

Tesla’s new Supercharger strategy is a major shift that will enable urban EV ownership

When Tesla first introduced the Supercharger network in 2012, it was to enable long-distance travel for Tesla owners through truly high-speed DC fast-charging. They managed a 120 kW charge rate while most other electric vehicles were capped at ~50 kW.<p>Tesla’s update to its Supercharger expansion …

Electric Vehicles

The next Audi A8 will be capable of Level 3 autonomous driving

The new A8 should make its debut some time in 2017.<p>Audi could be the first automaker to hit an important milestone for autonomous driving.<p>When it goes on sale later this year, Audi's next-generation A8 is expected to be capable of SAE Level 3 autonomous driving, Automotive News reports. According …

Concept Cars

Want to Own the Most Beautiful V12 on the Planet? Buy This Car - Bloomberg

I talk a lot about how cars look and sound.<p>For me, a deep appeal of the luxury automobile lies in the way it speaks to you through your senses, and …

Supercars

Tesla’s Model 3 production plans said to include a risky manufacturing move

Tesla’s making a bet on its production process for the Model 3 that defies accepted industry know-how – which is not at all an unusual strategy for the young carmaker. Basically all of Tesla’s success thus far has been due to its ability to defy accepted industry wisdom, but with the Model 3 …

Tesla

Tesla Model X Owner Pulled From Car After Falcon Doors Don’t Open In Fire

Tesla’s commitment to new technology is what put it on the map, but the way this tech rolls out is always contentious. Lithium-ion batteries, …

Tesla

Life with Tesla Model S: replacing the drive unit (aka 'the funny noise')

Back in 2014, Tesla had a spate of problems with the drive units in early-production versions of its Model S electric sedan.<p>(The drive unit is …

Tesla

Buying a Porsche 911: rear- or all-wheel drive?

You've decided to lay out the cash for a brand-new Porsche 911. There's an ocean of options ahead of you. Colors and materials. Packages and sub …

Supercars

2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets FWD Nurburgring Lap Record

Like the tech industry’s lightning-fast progression, the auto industry’s titles for Best, Fastest, or Quickest car are prestigious but often fleeting. Just ask the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S; its record as the fastest front-wheel-drive production car to lap the Nürburgring has just been …

Engineering

Porsche 911 R proves why BMW should stop caring about lap times

It’s not secret that performance cars are becoming more and more digital, losing the pure, fundamental elements of driving that we all love. While …

BMW

Fisker’s new ‘400-mile range EV’ gets an unveiling date and a few teasers

Last year, renowned car designer Henrik Fisker announced a new electric car company called Fisker Inc. It’s his most significant come back to the industry since he left his previous EV startup, Fisker Automotive, in the middle of a bankruptcy back in 2013.<p>He has been teasing the vehicle over the …

Electric Vehicles

Rare Aston Martin Vantage GT8 Goes On Sale

No. 66 car is available<p>Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer<p>View Special Offers<p>No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote<p>Change Car<p>If you missed out on purchasing the track-bred Aston Martin Vantage GT8, here’s your second chance. British car dealer H.R. Owen has listed one of them for sale, …

Supercars

Sauber close to Honda deal; McLaren close to being not cool with it

While McLaren may be excited about a new reliability upgrade coming from Honda for the Russian Grand Prix this weekend, they may be less than elated …

Motorsport

Please Listen To This Insane Twin-Anti-Lag V6 Making 1,200 Horsepower

We will have to wait a few more weeks for Formula Drift’s reigning champion (and useful drinking buddy) Chris Forsberg to debut his twin-turbo, …

Supercars

Renault-Nissan's Electric Lead Vanishes - Bloomberg Gadfly

The world's biggest electric-car maker is losing its edge.<p>No, not Tesla Motors Inc., which barely sold more electric vehicles than Volkswagen AG in …

Electric Vehicles

Audi opens reservations for its first all-electric vehicle: e-tron quattro

Audi is opening reservations for its first production electric vehicle today ahead of the official launch later this year. We have often portrayed the Audi e-tron quattro as the first of a series of upcoming all-electric vehicles from German premium automakers, but it’s finally not only some …

Electric Vehicles

What You Really Get With A General Admission Ticket

Round 2 of the 2017 MotoAmerica Series is this weekend, April 28-30<p>If you’ve never been to a MotoAmerica race, it’s time to find out about the …

NASCAR

The 2017 Ford Raptor Is A Gas-Sucking One-Trick Pony But Nobody Cares

I just spent two weeks with the 2017 Ford Raptor during my 1948 Willys Jeep off-road excursion to Utah. I came back loving Ford’s off-road sports …

Jeep

Mazda MX-5 RF review: does a solid metal roof make the world's best-selling sports car even better?

The Mazda MX-5 is not only one of the best sports cars on sale, but one of the best cars full stop. For that you can thank its combination of low weight, fantastic handling, excellent build quality and punchy engines, which when thrown together with the level of expertise Mazda has managed results …

Sports Cars

Formula 1 Strategy Group set to discuss rules breaks for Honda

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Formula 1's Strategy Group is set to face calls to consider intervening to help Honda …

Motorsport

Audi is building an electric SUV to take on Tesla — and it just became available for pre-order

Tesla's Model S and Model X are soon going to have some serious competition.<p>In September 2015, Audi revealed its all-electric e-tron quattro concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The SUV, which is slated to come to market by 2018, will have three electric motors, a range of about 300 miles on a …

Concept Cars

MINI to Unveil Fifth Superhero Model of the Range by 2019, Will Be an EV

Ever since Peter Schwartzenberg announced that MINI will be changing the way it does business and focus on five so-called ‘superhero’ models, the …

Tesla

7 reasons short sellers are betting against Tesla

A high-end Tesla Model S can rocket from zero to 60 mph in 2.27 seconds.<p>But can the electric car maker itself accelerate from producing 80,000 autos a year to 500,000 in 2018? A million in 2020? Can it make money in the process?<p>Short sellers are betting big on no.<p>It’s a dangerous bet.<p>Here’s how it …

Tesla

2017 Aston Martin DB11 Put Through its Paces on Ignition

What one Brit thinks of the latest Aston<p>Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer<p>View Special Offers<p>No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote<p>Change Car<p>The 2017 Aston Martin DB11 is the first product to come from the British marque’s Second Century plan, and to see if Aston is on the right path, …

Supercars

Elon Musk and the cult of Tesla: How a tech startup rattled the auto industry to its core

Tesla is one of the most innovative and controversial companies in the world. Learn how its bold mission and Elon Musk's personality created a brand …

Tesla

Self-driving cars should leave us all unsettled. Here’s why.

It is a warm autumn morning, and I am walking through downtown Mountain View, California, when I see it. A small vehicle that looks like a cross between a golf cart and a Jetson-esque, bubble-topped spaceship glides to a stop at an intersection. Someone is sitting in the passenger seat, but no one …

Driverless Cars

F1: Snapping the world's fastest drivers

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of the toughest jobs in sports photography -- capturing Formula One drivers as they hurtle around a race track at 200 mph.<p>Almost 30 years in the business, Darren Heath is one of motorsport's most accomplished and experienced photojournalists.<p>This season, the British photojournalist …

Formula One

The Electric Car Revolution Tesla Began Faces Its Biggest Test - Bloomberg

Are electric cars ready to stand on their own?<p>If you took a spin down to the New York International Auto Show last week and saw the $37,500 Chevy …

Electric Vehicles