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2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 aims to (finally) bring electric cars to the masses

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 isn't just another new EV built to score brownie points with environmentalists. It's a mass-market vehicle targeting gasoline models.
waymo self driving car testing

Lockdown couldn’t keep Waymo from testing self-driving cars … in a fake city

Waymo uses a 113-acre closed-course testing facility to develop its self-driving cars. Called Castle, the facility became even more valuable during lockdown.
Lucid Air

Grounded for years, the Lucid Air electric car is finally ready to fly

Several companies have promised electric cars to take on Tesla, but the 517-mile, tech-heavy Lucid Air luxury sedan might be the most serious contender so far.
2020 Subaru Legacy

2020 Subaru Legacy Limited XT review: Not just another sedan

The 2020 Subaru Legacy midsize sedan is fresh off a redesign, boasting a massive 11.6-inch touchscreen. Subaru also brought back the turbocharged boxer engine.
2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum AWD review: Cool tech

The 2020 Toyota Highlander crossover is fresh off a redesign, boasting a new face, 295-horsepower V6 engine, and available 12.3-inch infotainment touchscreen.
Hyundai announces Ioniq EV brand

Hyundai launching all-electric brand, with three models on the way

Hyundai just announced a new dedicated brand for electric cars. The brand is called Ioniq, and it will launch with three vehicles over the next four years.
2021 Polestar 2

2021 Polestar 2 first drive review: More than a Swedish Tesla

The 2021 Polestar 2 is the first all-electric car from Volvo's Polestar spinoff brand. In size and price, the Polestar 2 is a close rival to the Tesla Model 3.
johnny cash rolls royce electric conversion

How Johnny Cash’s Rolls Royce transformed into a Tesla-powered EV

This vintage Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow formerly owned by Johnny Cash got a full Tesla Model S powertrain swap from Shift Electric Vehicles of Albany, Oregon.
2022 GMC Hummer EV teaser

GMC Hummer EV teased again as reveal date moves to fall

The 2022 GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck will make its public debut this fall, but production isn't scheduled to start until 2021 at a Detroit factory.
2020 Subaru Outback

Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Outback

See how the all-wheel-drive Subaru Crosstrek hatchback and Subaru Outback station wagon compare. From gas mileage to safety ratings, we've got it all covered.
2021 Ford Bronco family

After two decades, the Ford Bronco returns with plenty of tech for the trail

The 2021 Ford Bronco and 2021 Ford Bronco Sport mark the return of Ford's original SUV nameplate. The Bronco models aim to take on Jeep with tough new tech.
2021 Ford Bronco teaser

How to watch today’s livestream of the 2021 Ford Bronco reveal online

The 2021 Ford Bronco is one of the biggest car launches of the year. Here's how to watch the livestream reveal of the first new Ford Bronco SUV since 1996.
1966 Ford Bronco

Bone up on the history of the Ford Bronco ahead of the new model’s reveal

The 2021 Ford Bronco marks the return of one of the greatest names in off-roading after 24 years away. For now, check out the history of the Ford Bronco.
A 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime in a park-like setting.

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE review: A new normal

The 2021 Toyota Prius Prime is a new plug-in hybrid version of Toyota's best-selling vehicle. The RAV4 Prime is a step up in both efficiency and performance.
2020 Subaru Outback

2020 Subaru Outback Touring XT review: Tons of tech

The 2020 Subaru Outback keeps its all-wheel drive traction and spacious interior, but adds an available 260hp turbocharged engine and 11.6-inch touchscreen.
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVAutbiography Dynamic Edition

2020 Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition review: V8 power

The 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar gains a special SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition model with a 550-horsepower V8. Does that move the needle for this SUV?
Lucid Air electric car

Lucid Motors CEO gives us the details on the 400-mile Air electric car

Scheduled to start pre-production in late 2020, the Lucid Air electric car is aiming for 400 miles of real-world range. Here's how Lucid plans to achieve that.
lane keep assist and lane departure warning

How does lane departure warning work?

Lane-keeping assist and lane departure warning systems keep drivers on the straight and narrow, but how do they work? We'll steer you through the ins and outs.
A silver 2020 Mini Cooper SE.

2020 Mini Cooper SE review: It’s electric

The 2020 Mini Cooper SE hatchback competes not only with other electric cars, but with the gas Mini Cooper S it's based on. Is going electric the right move?
2020 toyota supra review

2020 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Premium review: King returns

The 2020 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Premium may wear one of the most iconic names in Japanese sports car history, but you can thank BMW for this car's resurrection.
best coupes 2018 Audi RS 5

The best coupes

The modern coupe is more attractive than most cars on the road. From an American muscle car to a German luxury cruiser, these are the best coupes in the market.
How to rotate your tires

How to rotate your tires, and why it’s important

Rotating your tires is an important and often overlooked part of car maintenance. Instead of paying a shop, read our guide and swap your wheels around at home.
honda odyssey minivans modified to transport coronavirus patients minivan covid 19

Modified Honda Odyssey minivans transport Detroit coronavirus patients

Honda delivered 10 modified Odyssey minivans to the City of Detroit to transport people potentially infected with coronavirus, as well as healthcare workers.
ford releases self driving car data to researchers

Ford releases self-driving car data to encourage further research

Ford hopes data from some of its test cars will spur further development of autonomous driving tech. Ford is releasing a data package collected over one year.
The 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition.

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition review: Cheap thrills

The 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition, the latest version of Toyota's small affordable sports car, focuses on driving fun -- and ignores just about everything else.
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Waymo keeps autonomous driving simulations running as cars stay parked

Waymo is continuing to run autonomous driving simulations as its fleet of test cars and trucks remains parked due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
2020 Lexus LS 500 F Sport AWD

2020 Lexus LS 500 F Sport AWD review: Comfy chair

The Lexus LS has never been considered the most fun luxury car, but the 2020 model changes that with a punchy turbocharged V6 and well-tuned F Sport suspension.
2020 Toyota Avalon TRD

2020 Toyota Avalon TRD review: Big on space, short on hustle

The 2020 Toyota Avalon TRD is performance version of the Avalon full-size sedan. It receives multiple suspension upgrades, but the engine remains the same.
Tesla Model 3

Tesla ‘working super hard’ on auto stop for traffic lights, Elon Musk says

Tesla is still working on a promised feature that will automatically recognize traffic lights and stop signs, Elon Musk says.
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid first drive review: Chase the sun

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid gets a solar roof to maximize gas mileage, but what about the rest of the car? For one thing, you'll want to park it in the sun.
Lucid Air range test

Lucid Air electric car completes 400-mile loop between San Francisco and L.A.

A prototype Lucid Air electric car achieved a claimed 400 miles of real-world range on a loop between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
F1 Grand Prix of Mexico

Formula One teams are using racing tech to tackle coronavirus

Seven U.K.-based Formula One teams are working to manufacture ventilators for coronavirus patients under the code-name "Project Pitlane."
road rave subscription direct sales threaten traditional car dealers dealer showing brochure to young couple in showroom

COVID-19 may already be causing new car sales to fall

Coronavirus concerns have already caused a sharp decline in new car sales in the United States as customers abandon car showrooms, according to a new report.
Toyota assembly line

Volkswagen joins list of automakers closing factories due to coronavirus

Automakers are temporarily closing factories due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is response both to the spread of the virus and an anticipated drop in sales.