'4WD' or 'AWD' -- which setup is right for you?

Although "4WD" and "AWD" are related, they are actually quite different in how they work and the resulting driving experience. Here's the difference between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.

A self-driving car in every driveway? Solid-state lidar is the key

Your car needs lidar to drive itself, but these spendy sensors often cost more than a car. Solid-state technology promises to drop them to $100, and unlock a self-driving revolution.
Emerging Tech

Google co-founder’s self-flying taxi venture takes off in New Zealand

The latest aircraft to join the flying-taxi club is Kitty Hawk's Cora, backed by Google co-founder Larry Page and already undergoing flight tests in New Zealand. Cora has a range of 60 miles and can fly faster than 90 mph.

Ford recalls more than 1.3 million cars because the steering wheel can come off

You don't want anything to go wrong with your car when you're driving at speed, but the steering wheel coming off is surely the stuff of nightmares. Ford has discovered such a fault and issued a recall notice for 1.3 million cars.

Vintage carmaker Lohner jumps into the ebike market with a stylish design

Classic carmaker Lohner has a rich history in electric vehicles and is now dipping its toe into the ebike market with the introduction of a model that offers pedal assist of up to 15.5 mph and a range of 60 miles.

Protect yourself (and maybe capture something crazy) with our favorite dash cams

Dashboard cameras assist drivers in car accident claims, settle speeding ticket disputes, and even catch glimpses of incoming meteors, among other things. Check out our picks for the best dash cams available.

Keep connected on the road: Three easy ways to add Bluetooth to your car

The best way to make an old ride feel young again is to bring it up speed with the 21st century. Here's how to properly add Bluetooth to your vehicle, via independent kits, vehicle adapters, or aftermarket head units.
Car Review

Like trusty hiking boots, Subaru's Outback is always ready for adventure

With over two decades of experience building an all-terrain wagon, Subaru isn’t ready to give up ground to new rivals. In our 2018 Subaru Outback Review, we see whether styling and mechanical tweaks are enough to maintain segment…

Learn how to detail a car so you don’t end up with a dumpster on wheels

A clean car is like a clean house -- you feel better when you're in it. Learn how to detail a car inside and out so you can stop driving around with years of trash and dust. It takes time, but it could pay off in the long run.

General Motors may let owners rent out their cars, Airbnb style

General Motors is reportedly planning a new service for its Maven mobility division that would allow owners to rent out their cars. Revenue would be split between car owners and GM.

This picture of a crossover eclipse hides the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4

Toyota will introduce the all-new fifth-generation RAV4 at the 2018 New York Auto Show. We don't know much about it yet, but we assume Toyota won't stray too far from the formula that has made the RAV4 America's best-selling crossover.

Watch how folks react during rides in Waymo’s driverless cars

Waymo is working to convince people of the safety of self-driving cars, with a new video showing the experiences of some of its riders. The company aims to launch a ridesharing business with its driverless vehicles this year.