Toyota’s turbo Yaris will have the VW Polo GTI and the Ford Fiesta ST in its crosshairs

Toyota will commemorate its return to WRC racing with a toned-down, street-legal version of its Yaris racer. Aimed at the Volkswagen Polo GTI, the hot-rodded Yaris will be equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder tuned to make at least…

Say “hello” to the new Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class well ahead of its scheduled LA debut

Leaked pictures of a sales brochure have given us the best look yet at the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class. Essentially an updated GL, the GLS boasts a new look that falls in line with Mercedes' latest design language, and a more modern cabin.

Fitness tracking for your car: Automatic delivers the data you didn’t realize you needed

The Automatic car adapter makes monitoring car health easy, but can it serve as a coach for fuel efficiency?
Car Review

2015 Mercedes-Benz C250d Review

Mercedes makes a smart, fuel-sipping diesel with no tricks.
Social Media

Ford drivers can tweet while driving with new Sync AppLink social controls

Ford drivers can now tweet and manage social media accounts through Sync AppLink's voice-activated controls. Ford's goal is to provide a way to access social media safely and legally while driving.

Tesla has plans for India, but they don’t involve cars

The Indian prime minister's visit to Tesla Motors may have been enough to spark a conversation, but Tesla's car manufacturing isn't coming to India any time soon. Instead, it might be the home of a second Gigafactory.
Cool Tech

Check out the winners of this year's 1,900-mile World Solar Challenge race

The 2015 World Solar Challenge completed this weekend, with two Dutch teams winning competition classes that send solar-powered cars racing from Darwin to Adelaide through the Australian Outback.
Product Review

Yada Backup Camera with Dash Monitor Review

Hindsight is 20/20 with the Yada Backup Camera & 5

LEDs in Lumenus apparel aren’t just flashy, they could help save lives

A startup smart apparel company, Lumenus, uses embedded LEDs in apparel that can be customized to act as notifications or safety indicators. Designed for cyclists and pedestrians, the lights can help better protect users.

Sing “Sweet Home Alabama” in Kia’s South-inspired Forte Koup Mud Bogger concept

Kia will introduced six America-themed concepts at this year's SEMA show. One of them is the Forte Koup Mud Bogger, an outlandish off-roader inspired by the American South that gains a lift kit, a roll cage, and bucket seats for the front…

Ram might finally take on the Chevrolet Suburban with a full-size, body-on-frame SUV

Ram is debating whether to launch a full-size, body-on-frame SUV aimed at the Chevrolet Suburban. If approved for production, the yet-unnamed family hauler might not arrive until 2020 because it will be based on the next-gen 1500 pickup.