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Car Theft Capitals of the U.S.

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Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Tennis ball bots, eco-straws, smart swear jars

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! More>>

From salt flats to sand dunes, adventuring off-grid in Audi’s electric E-Tron

Digital Trends traveled to the Namibian desert to get an early taste of the all-electric 2019 Audi e-tron. We drove prototypes on a variety of terrains, including dunes and a salt pan. More>>

Waze takes its carpooling service nationwide for dirt cheap rides

Following a tentative rollout over the last two years, Waze is now expanding its carpooling service to all 50 states, offering drivers a chance to fill their spare seats with riders heading in the same direction. More>>

Arizona-Intel partnership aims to advance self-driving tech, safety standards

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced the Institute for Automated Mobility (IAM), partnering government, academic, and private organizations to develop self-driving tech and safety standards. Intel is the first... More>>

The innovative Urmo hoverboard folds flat in just 2 seconds

The Urmo self-balancing electric scooter can deliver a top speed of 9 miles per hour, with a range of 12 miles. Decide to stow it, however, and it can fold flat it just a few short seconds. More>>

The best camper vans

Camper vans aren't just for pensioners. Check out the wildest creations that will go anywhere on the planet while keeping you comfortable no matter how far off the grid you end up. More>>

Tread lightly in Bollinger’s ruggedly cool electric pickup truck

New York-based Bollinger Motors has unveiled an electric pickup truck rugged enough for work or play. Named B2, it's a boxy beast with unusual specifications. It has 520 horsepower yet it can tow 7,500 pounds or haul 5,000... More>>

How General Motors is preparing for an electric, autonomous, connected future

How does an established automaker like General Motors adapt to new tech trends? By looking for people and solutions outside the mainstream, says Ken Kelzer, GM VP of global vehicle components and subsystems. More>>

How to change your windshield wipers

If you can't see out of the front of your car, it's time for a new set of wiper blades. Thankfully, changing your car's windshield wipers is quick and painless if you know what you're doing. Here's what you need to know. More>>

The best GPS for your car

Love hitting the open road but hate having to rely solely on your phone for getting around? Thankfully, the best in-car GPS systems will allow you to navigate and capitalize on a range of features sans your cellular... More>>

Ford imagines a future without traffic lights or stop signs

Ford is using vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) tech to allow cars to pass through intersections without stopping. The experimental "Intersection Priority Management" system basically acts as air traffic control for... More>>

The best used car websites of 2018

Shopping for a used car isn't easy, especially when the salesman is looking to make a quick sale. Thankfully, there are plenty of sites aimed at the prospective buyer, whether you're looking for a sedan or a newfangled... More>>

Are European-style self-dimming and glare-free headlights coming to the U.S.?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposes to allow adaptive LED headlights on vehicles sold in the U.S. Adaptive LEDs automatically lower headlight intensity when they detect pedestrians or... More>>

Porsche upgrades German factory to build Taycan electric cars

A Porsche factory that currently builds the automaker's popular sports cars will soon begin churning out Taycan electric cars. In preparation, Porsche is upgrading the factory to be high tech and low emissions. More>>

Race car or daily driver? Choose either with the 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS

Porsche has expanded the Panamera lineup with a midrange, GTS-badged model. Part race car and part daily driver, it's the variant we've been waiting for since the current-generation Panamera arrived in 2017. More>>

Vanderhall Carmel adds creature comforts to the basic three-wheeler formula

The Vanderhall Carmel is the fifth three-wheeler from Utah-based Vanderhall Motor Works. It takes the basic design of the Vanderhall Venice and adds a handful of creature comforts, as well as a more powerful engine. More>>

After Tesla’s ‘best car’ boasts, the NHTSA stresses its scale only goes to five

Tesla published a long blog post to announce the Tesla Model 3 is the best car the NHTSA has ever tested. The agency clarified that, while the Model 3 aced its crash test, its rating system doesn't go above five stars. More>>

Road rave: Take a deep dive into VW’s new EV architecture

VW’s new EV architecture is scalable and adaptable enough to produce anything from sports cars to cargo vans. MEB vehicles can be front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive, or all-wheel-drive, and will travel up to 350 miles on... More>>

These 10 States are in Dire Need of Road Repair

The least we can expect from our roads is functionality. More>>

Honda hands GM $2.75 billion so it can get the Cruise driving autonomously

American Honda Motor Company and General Motors will partner on GM's Cruise self-driving unit, showing that developing safe, autonomous vehicle tech is too big a task for even the largest automobile manufacturers to handle... More>>

Tesla’s referral program lets owners send laser-etched photos into space

Tesla has a referral program that provides its loyal owners who recommend the company's cars to others with rewards. The latest offer: Tesla will laser-etch a photo of the owner's choosing and shoot it into space. More>>

Waymo sees improvements ahead as its self-driving fleet logs 10 million miles

Waymo's fleet of self-driving cars has crossed the 10 million-mile mark. The company isn't resting on its laurels; it has outlined the improvements it wants to make over the next 10 million miles. More>>

Acura’s entry-level 2019 ILX gets the extensive makeover it sorely needs

Acura’s entry-level ILX compact sedan has been with us since 2012 as a 2013 model-year car. Now, Acura has finally given it a complete makeover for 2019 with new equipment, a completely revised design inside and out, and... More>>

One tweet cost Elon Musk his chairman job at Tesla and led to a $40M fine

Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk has settled a lawsuit filed by the SEC. He got the fraud charges dropped by agreeing to step down from his role as Tesla chairman and pay a $20 million fine. The company will pay an... More>>

Vespa Elettrica: Piaggio’s first all-electric scooter is about to hit the road

Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio has launched online pre-orders for the Vespa Elettrico — its first all-electric scooter — with shipping starting in Europe toward the end of the year and in the U.S. in early 2019. More>>

The saga continues: Faraday Future sets a court date with its main investor

Faraday Future looked better than ever when it announced a $2 billion investment from a Hong Kong-based firm. The relationship hasn't gone as planned and the company is now suing its main investor over late payments. More>>

Vayyar’s sensors can detect passengers’ breath, watch for forgotten babies

Vayyar Imaging claims to have developed sensors that can monitor the inside of a car as well as the area around it. Sensors can do things like count the number of passengers and monitor their breathing. More>>

Indian’s dominating flat-track racer just showed up as a performance street bike

Indian Motorcycle Company just introduced two production street bikes styled after Indian's field-dominating FTR750 flat track racer. The 2019 FTR 12000 and FTR 1200 S are enthusiast motorcycles focused on handling and power. More>>

Ford could let you control a self-driving car with nunchuck-like motions

Ford has received a patent for a technology called non-autonomous steering modes. This futuristic yet puzzling feature could let passengers in self-driving cars steer using their smartphone. More>>

Sexy at 70: Porsche announces limited-edition 911 Speedster for 2019

The gorgeous 911 Speedster concept Porsche introduced in June has received the green light for production. The 500hp, GT3-powered model will be available in 2019 as a limited edition. More>>

2019 BMW 3 Series doubles down on tech with voice assistant, digital key

The 2019 BMW 3 Series represents the seventh generation of BMW's bread-and-butter luxury sedan. Where previous generations emphasized the driving experience, the 2019 3 Series focuses more on tech than ever before. More>>

Consumer Reports says Honda CR-V is plagued by an engine defect

Consumer Reports reported that 2017 and 2018 Honda CR-Vs sold in the U.S. have an engine problem in which gasoline gets into the oil system. Hundreds of thousands of 2018 CR-Vs sold in China were recalled with a similar... More>>

Audi’s latest Formula E race car is charged up, ready to vie for the green flag

The Audi e-tron FE05 electric car is ready to take the fight to BMW, Jaguar, and Nissan in the upcoming Formula E racing season. Like all new Formula E cars, Audi's latest incorporates some important changes. More>>

Volkswagen partners with Microsoft on connected car platform

Volkswagen and Microsoft are partnering to create cloud services for VW’s fleet. VW anticipates that more than 5 million new Volkswagen-brand vehicles per year “will be fully connected and will be part of the Internet of... More>>

The best navigation apps for iOS and Android

Getting lost is a thing of the past -- your smartphone is the best navigator you'll ever have. Always find your way and stay informed of traffic with the best navigation apps for Android and iOS. More>>

2019 Ford Ranger tries to match V6 muscle with four-cylinder turbo torque

The 2019 Ford Ranger marks Ford's long-awaited return to the midsize truck segment, which has seen a resurgence lately. But will being late to the party make Ford's job more difficult? More>>

The White House will promote autonomous cars without forcing you to use one

The White House has published a policy initiative that outlines how it plans to promote the development of self-driving cars. It will make infrastructure upgrades when necessary, but it won't fund the technology. More>>

Cadillac Super Cruise beats Tesla Autopilot in Consumer Reports testing

Consumer Reports' first comparison of advanced driver-assist systems pitted Cadillac Super Cruise, Nissan/Infiniti ProPilot Assist, Tesla Autopilot, and Volvo Pilot Assist against each other. Cadillac came out on top. More>>

Hybrid, SUV, or both? Bugatti looks at ways to expand its family

Bugatti currently sells a single model, the Chiron, but it's looking at ways to expand its lineup. It hasn't decided when or how yet but an SUV is the most likely option because the sedan segment is declining around the... More>>

Ford wants to avoid chaos by teaching all self-driving cars a common language

Ford stresses communication will play a key part in the safe, orderly, and timely deployment of autonomous cars on public roads. It wants to create a common language they can use to signal their intentions. More>>

GM and U.S. Secret Service unveil new Cadillac Beast presidential limo

The U.S. Secret Service posted a photo of two new armored limos joining the presidential fleet. The Beast is a custom 2018 Cadillac that transverses the globe by airplane, accompanied by a second limo and a mobile... More>>

SEC sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk for securities fraud, Musk calls suit unjustified

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Tesla CEO Elon Musk with fraud, alleging that Musk made "false and misleading" statements when he tweeted he was considering taking the company private with "funding secured." More>>

Here’s a teaser of BMW’s next-generation 3-Series sedan before its Paris debut

BMW’s iconic 3 Series sedan is nearing the end of its average generational lifespan, having reached the age of seven. The crew at BMW just released some teasers to give us a little taste of the next-gen model before its... More>>

2019 BMW i3 electric car gets a bigger battery pack, range boost

BMW claims its updated 2019 i3 will have 153 miles of range when production begins in November. That's 39 miles more than the current i3 can travel on a charge. The improvement comes courtesy of a 42-kilowatt-hour battery... More>>

This is the ultra-desirable Porsche race car you’d happily sell a kidney for

Porsche has unveiled a modern version of the monstrous 935 race car from the 1970s. Based on the 911 GT2 RS, it gets a sleeker body made from carbon fiber and a 700-hp flat-six engine. Production is limited to 77 examples. More>>

Car owners have too much faith in advanced driver assistance aids, AAA says

American drivers like Advanced Driver Assist Systems but don't understand ADAS limitations says a new AAA study. An American Automobile Association survey found significant percentages of drivers rely too heavily on these... More>>

GTA isn’t fun in real life, so Mercedes-Benz wants to suggest safe parking spots

Mercedes-Benz has started testing an in-car app that analyzes crime data provided by police departments to suggest safe areas to park in. Mercedes could launch the app in the U.S. when it's ready. More>>

This is how Tesla’s Autopilot system sees the idyllic streets of Paris

Tesla's Autopilot system doesn't care about Parisian landmarks like the Eiffel Tower. It's focused on keeping track of other cars, tracking pedestrians, and avoiding collisions with trucks. More>>

Exclusive: BMW will offer up to 25 electrified vehicles by 2025, 12 all-electric

While attendingthe New York reveal of the BMW Vision iNEXT Concept, we learned that the firm will introduce up to 25 electrified models by 2025, and 12 will be all-electric, featuring the company's fifth-generation... More>>

Exclusive: BMW to introduce ‘safe’ fully autonomous driving by 2021 with iNext

BMW may be trying to reinvigorate its future lineup with more electrified vehicles. But the automaker isn’t limiting its initiatives to just electrification. BMW also wants to be a leader in developing autonomous driving... More>>

How Audi took its ambitious e-tron concept from dream to driveable

The Audi e-tron, the German luxury automaker’s first mass-market electric car, wasn’t designed to be a futuristic spaceship. It was designed to appeal to normal buyers, said Audi of America product management VP Filip Brabec. More>>

Smart’s roofless Forease concept is a sun-loving city car

The Smart Forease concept debuts at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, where Smart is celebrating its 20th anniversary. However, it's unclear where the brand will go over the next 20 years. More>>

Infiniti’s Project Black S prototype sports Formula One hybrid tech

The Infiniti Project Black S is a Q60 luxury coupe enhanced with a Formula One-inspired hybrid powertrain. The 563-horsepower car can sprint from zero to 62 mph in under four seconds, according to Infiniti. More>>

Top 20 Cities with the Worst Drivers

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Mercedes opens U.S. factory to build Sprinter vans, Amazon is first in line

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans are getting a big dose of tech, and they'll be built at a new factory in North Charleston, South Carolina. Amazon has already ordered 20,000 for its Delivery Service Partner program. More>>

The best American muscle cars

American muscle cars are undeniably awesome, but which ones are the best? Here are the top picks spanning five decades that define the genre, from Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, and AMC. More>>

Uber’s upcoming ‘Ride Check’ feature could save your life

Uber's Ride Check feature aims to get help as soon as possible if you're unlucky enough to be involved in a crash in one of its cars. The technology uses GPS and sensors built into smartphones, and launches in the next few... More>>

FCA drops $30 million on Michigan autonomous-driving research facility

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will spend $30 million on an addition to its Chelsea Proving Grounds dedicated to testing autonomous cars and driver-assist tech. The facility will include a simulated highway and other... More>>

BMW revs up its own ‘Intelligent Personal Assistant’ voice tech

BMW is readying a voice assistant familiar with your car's operations that learns your preferences over time. Compatible with existing major voice assistants, BMW's Intelligent Personal Assistant will be available in March... More>>

Chevy’s toughened, armored Colorado ZR2 Bison is ready to tackle any trail

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 pickup truck was already a great off-roader, but Chevy turned to aftermarket manufacturer American Expedition Vehicles to try to make it better. The result is the ZR2 Bison. More>>

Continuous wave Doppler lidar instantly detects the speed of other vehicles

After more than a decade of testing with the U.S. military and now backed by BMW i Ventures and Toyota AI Ventures, Blackmore's FMCW Doppler lidar system could make autonomous cars safer than radar or pulsed lidar systems. More>>

Hybrid-like 2019 Ram 1500 eTorque steps up its predecessor’s fuel economy

The EPA revealed the 2019 Ram 1500 eTorque's official fuel economy ratings, with either the V6 or V8 engine equipped with the company's innovative 48-volt electrical system. As predicted, the new model sips less gas than... More>>

Ford gives a peek at rear-end of its new, all-electric Mustang-inspired performance SUV

Ford recently tprovided a peek at its highly anticipated, all-electric performance SUV. The automaker is known to be working on what seems like a more affordable Tesla Model X competitor. More>>

Ford recalls 2 million of its popular F-150 trucks due to fire risk

Ford is recalling 2 million of its popular F-150 trucks after a fault was found in the seat belt pretensioner system. The automaker said the fault had caused at least 17 "smoke or fire" incidents in North America. More>>

What is a hybrid car, and how does it work? We’ve got the answers

You've probably heard of the term, "hybrid," before, especially in the context of an automobile. But what exactly is a hybrid vehicle, and how do they work? We've got the answers to those questions and more in this guide. More>>

Armormax’s AWD Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat may be the ultimate cop car

A fully optioned Armormax AWD Charger SRT Hellcat may the ultimate law enforcement vehicle with more than 700 horsepower in a 4WD armored sedan with run-flat tires, bomb blanket, bulletproof glass, and smoke screen system. More>>

Hit the high seas in style with Lexus’ upcoming LY 650 luxury yacht

Lexus is expanding its repertoire beyond luxury cars, to luxury boats. The Lexus LY 650 is a 65-foot luxury yacht scheduled to make its public debut in 2019 as an ocean-going counterpart to the automaker's luxury cars. More>>

BMW teases its Vision iNEXT Concept ahead of global debut next week

We’re just a few days away from attending the reveal event for BMW’s all-new Vision iNEXT Concept, a car rumored to be another precursor to a future all-electric model. To build up anticipation, the company released a few... More>>

The best bike racks for your car

Shoving a bike in the back of a car is a great way to leave grease and mud stains on otherwise nice upholstery. Lucky for you, we've rounded up the best bike racks on the market, so you never have to get your car detailed... More>>

BMW M strays further from its heritage with X3 M and X4 M crossovers

Camouflaged prototypes of the BMW X3 M and X4 M appeared at a race at Germany's Nürburgring, with a full public reveal to follow at a later date. BMW M has built some great cars, but will these crossovers dilute the brand? More>>

2020 Kia Telluride SUV breaks cover at New York Fashion Week

The 2020 Kia Telluride is a burly eight-passenger SUV built for a segment dominated by U.S. brands. Four months ahead of its official debut in Detroit, Kia offered a sneak peek at New York Fashion Week. More>>

Jaguar Land Rover offers modern infotainment systems for classic cars

Jaguar Land Rover is offering new infotainment systems that can be retrofitted to vintage cars. DIN-sized head units add Bluetooth, navigation, improved sound quality, and a 3.5-inch touchscreen. More>>

Tesla launches limited-edition surfboards

Tesla is no stranger to novelty products so the fact that they recently introduced a $1,500 surfboard isn't too surprising. Especially considering Tesla is owned by the same man who sold flamethrowers. More>>

How to check the tire pressure in your car

Routinely checking your tire pressure and making sure your tires are properly inflated is key to maintaining safety while driving. Luckily, it's easy to do, and requires little more than a tire gauge and a few minutes. More>>

Smoke up or bottoms up, this dual purpose pot and booze breathalyzer can tell

Experts don't agree on how much smoking marijuana impairs driving performance, but Hound Lab's breathalyzer, which also detects alcohol, reports whether a subject consumed marijuana during the previous two hours. More>>

Sniper-proof: Inkas upgrades armor and stitching for Mercedes AMG G63-based limo

Upgraded to sniper-level protection, the 2018 Inkas G63 AMG armored limousine withstands high-velocity armor-piercing bullets. The ultra-security G-Wagen also has a motorized bar and proprietary leather stitching, starting... More>>

We dragged 6 crossovers onto 4WD trails to see what breaks, and who makes it

Compact SUVs are often seen as pavement-only vehicles, yet we challenged 7 of the top CUVs to a contest seeing who could handle the muddy, rocky trails the best. After one blown tire, numerous underbody scrapes and a few... More>>

Jaguar’s best-seller, the F-Pace, gets more tech for ’19 but it comes at a cost

Jaguar has updated the F-Pace, its best-selling model, for the 2019 model year. The SUV gets more standard tech features, including a standard 10-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, and new driving aids. More>>

Chevy’s 2019 Silverado aims to make towing easier with cameras and apps

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 aims to catch up to its rival, the Ford F-150, by adding more towing tech. The Silverado will be available with towing-related apps and an array of four cameras to make pulling a trailer... More>>

Honor’s new Note phone is so big and powerful, even Rolls-Royce may be on board

The Honor Note 10 is expected to launch soon, and it's going to be big -- everything from the battery to the screen size. What's more, the size and power may have attracted a certain luxury car brand to add its name to a... More>>

Would you buy a tiny pickup truck based on the Ford Focus?

Ford is reportedly considering a small pickup based on the Focus, which would be called Courier and could arrive in U.S. showrooms by 2022. Ford hasn't confirmed anything yet, though. More>>

$2.3 Million Milan Red built to ‘steal the show’ from other hypercars

Austrian-based Milan Automotive announced the Milan Red hypercar with exterior photos, structural details, performance specs, and a $2.3 million price tag. Milan claims the Red gets from zero-to-62mph in 2.47 seconds and... More>>

The best cars for teens

The best cars for teens range from a compact hatchback to one of the most reliable pickup trucks on the road. There's something for everyone among our top car picks for teen drivers. More>>

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

Rotating your tires is an important part of keeping your car well maintained. Doing so ensures your tires wear more evenly, which in turn helps them last longer. Here's everything you need to know about the process. More>>

Is your ‘check engine’ light on? Here are 10 possible reasons why

The check engine light isn't a nuisance -- it's a sign that something is wrong under your hood. Before you panic, check out the 10 most common issues that cause the check engine light to turn on. More>>

Want to smarten up your ride? Here’s a list of all the cars with CarPlay support

Wondering if you can connect your iPhone to your car's infotainment center? Apple's CarPlay standard is great, but not all cars are compatible. Thankfully, we've put together a list of all the cars with CarPlay to save you... More>>

Tesla warns owners to protect against car thieves using key fobs

Tesla emailed its owners about steps to lower the chances thieves will exploit the brand's passive entry system, which allows owners to enter their vehicles without removing digital key fobs from their pockets or bags. More>>

What is Android Auto?

What is Android Auto? Google's app overrides native infotainment systems to reduce distractions while driving. Here's everything you need to know about it, including the feature set and compatible car models. More>>

Toyota’s 2nd-generation hydrogen fuel-cell semi truck in it for the short haul

Toyota is ready to roll out the second generation of its Project Portal hydrogen fuel-cell semi truck. Version 2.0 can travel 300 miles on a tank of hydrogen, which is 100 miles more than its predecessor. More>>

Nissan’s Rear Door Alert makes sure drivers leave no child or pet behind

Nissan introduced Rear Door Alert (RDA), a warning system that reminds drivers to check the back seat after the vehicle is parked. For the 2019 model year and beyond, Nissan will now equip all of its four-door models with... More>>

Manual vs. automatic transmission: The differences explained

From automatic to manual to CVT, there are several types of transmissions in the automotive world. In the battle of automatic versus manual, which wins? We'll help you pick the right gearbox for you. More>>

Step inside Audi’s game-changing e-tron Quattro SUV for the first time

Audi will release an all-electric SUV named e-tron Quattro on August 30, Digital Trends can reveal. Connected and loaded with tech features, the model will be slightly bigger than a Q5 and it will be "very, very... More>>

Self-driving freighter out of the picture as Uber dumps truck to focus on cars

Uber is halting development on self-driving trucks to devote resources to self-driving cars. Employees of the San Francisco-based self-driving truck group will be reassigned to related jobs. More>>

Pilot program makes driving a BMW as easy as choosing a Netflix movie

BMW launched a subscription service named Access by BMW that makes driving one of its cars as easy as choosing a movie on Netflix. For a fixed monthly rate, members can swap cars and have cars delivered straight to their... More>>

Bugatti’s new Divo will be light, nimble, and sharp as a scalpel

Bugatti doesn't introduce a new model very often. When it does, the whole industry sits up and takes notice. Named Divo, the firm's next car will arrive in August as a light, nimble model inspired by race cars built in the... More>>

Audi funnels its racing heritage into an electric supercar concept

Audi has released a dark teaser image to preview a concept car named PB 18 e-tron. The name confirms the concept is electric, and it will make its public debut in late August during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. More>>

Beeline Moto minimalist motorcycle navigation simplifies route planning

Beeline Moto navigation and route planning for motorcycles and scooters features the same easy-to-follow interface for motorized two-wheel transportation that the company launched on Kickstarter with Beeline Bicycle three... More>>

Volvo’s Polestar performance brand is working on a Tesla Model 3 competitor

Volvo’s dedicated performance division, Polestar, is upping its ante by gearing up to take on the Tesla Model 3. According to a new report, the Polestar 2, will sport an all-electric powertrain with a range up to 350 miles... More>>

Bird electric scooters ruffle city officials’ feathers with surprise launch

Clusters of Bird electric scooters appeared on Cincinnati sidewalks with no prior notice, City officials haven't decided how to respond to the invasion. Among cities with similar Bird appearances. Indianapolis was... More>>

Who needs Jiffy Lube? Here’s how to change the oil in your car

Given the convenience and price of most mechanics, learning how to perform an oil change is now something of a lost art. If you follow these simple steps, however, you'll be able to stay home and save yourself some money. More>>

The best used cars you can buy for under $15,000

If you're looking to get the most bang for your buck, picking up a used vehicle is a great way to go. Luckily, there are plenty of options available for under $15,000, whether you’re looking for a basic daily driver or a... More>>

What is Apple CarPlay?

CarPlay is one of two major infotainment systems currently vying for your car's dash. Here's everything you need to know about the system, including its feature set and host of third-party apps. More>>

Autonomous cars: Waymo and Walmart partner on a grocery pickup service

Selected Walmart customers who shop for groceries online can grab a free lift in one of Waymo’s autonomous cars to collect their order. The trial is part of an effort by Waymo to explore different uses for its technology. More>>

Toyota goes big on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles with cheaper, mass-market options

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for Toyota. The Japanese automaker is reiterating its commitment to its FCVs by designing cheaper, mass-market passenger cars and SUVs. More>>

Waymo expands its partnerships in Phoenix, teams up with Walmart and Avis

Waymo is offering Arizona residents rides in its fully self-driving cars as part of an expansion of its testing program. Now, Waymo is doubling down on its program with even more partnerships, with companies such as Walmart. More>>

The Ford F-150 gets the Raptor’s power (but not its swagger) for 2019

For the 2019 model year, the Ford F-150 Limited receives the twin-turbocharged, 3.5-liter V6 engine from the Raptor model. The 450-horsepower engine comes without the Raptor's bloodthirsty looks or off-road chops. More>>

The best convertibles of 2018

The drop-top segment in the United States is shrinking, but there are still a few great options to choose from. From high performance to off road, to luxury, we've got you covered. Here are the five best convertibles you... More>>

The best hybrid cars of 2018

The best hybrid cars are fuel efficient, and all the rage, but which one should you buy? We’ve broken through the noise to let you know the best hybrid, and a few interesting alternatives from different categories. More>>

The best luxury cars of 2018

The luxury car segment is booming in the United States, and today's examples are more upscale than ever. From Rolls-Royce and Bentley to Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, here are the best luxury cars you can buy today. More>>

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ sets Nürburgring lap record ahead of public reveal

It hasn't been revealed to the public yet, but the Lamborghini Aventadord SVJ has already set a new Nürburgring lap record for production cars, beating the previous record by more than two seconds. More>>

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan brings Stuttgart luxury to the masses

Making its debut in the U.S market is the world’s first-ever Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan as the model enters its fourth-generation. At launch later this year, it will be available as the A 220 and the A 220 4MATIC. More>>

Here’s the latest news on the Tesla Model 3, including specs and performance

Production of the Tesla Model 3 has officially begun. Tesla's long-awaited entry-level model is far cheaper than the Model S and compete head-to-head with the Chevrolet Bolt EV. We drove it and concluded it lives up to the... More>>

Royal Enfield updates its classic motorcycles for U.S. bikers

You'll have to look more than twice to see them, but the 2018 Royal Enfield Classic 500 mid-size motorcycle has been updated with modern-ish features. Purists will like the thigh pads, mudguards, spring-supported seat, and... More>>

Uber has completed 10 billion trips since 2010 despite persistent controversy

As of last month, ridesharing company Uber has completed over 10 billion trips. And given that the company only got its start eight years ago, that's a pretty impressive milestone. More>>

Ford’s self-driving vehicle division is set to go — autonomous

Ford is getting serious about its self-driving car unit, and has spun out its autonomous car division into its own company. Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC encompasses "all aspects of its self-driving vehicle business... More>>

Road Rave: The Coming Hydrogen Fuel Cell Evolution

Until recently, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have been a science fair project. We met with the California Fuel Cell Partnership to learn how they plan to make hydrogen mainstream. More>>

Bosch will roll out cloud-based cloud-detecting technology in 2020

Bosch and Foreca have joined forces to design a technology that gives autonomous cars weather information. Starting in 2020, cars equipped with this feature will know when they're about to enter a snow storm and when it's... More>>

Technology trickles down from above to make the new 2019 Audi Q3 smarter

Audi's unprecedented product offensive continues with the launch of the brand-new, second-generation Q3. The firm's smallest SUV receives tech features like a virtual cockpit and a single screen variant of MMI Touch... More>>

2019 Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition plays catch-up to its Subaru sibling

The 2019 Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition adds performance upgrades and a little exclusivity, similar to what Subaru has already done with the tS version of the 86's BRZ sibling. Is that enough to make the TRD a truly special... More>>

Nomad creates a wireless charging pad just for the Tesla Model 3

Nomad, the luxury tech accessory company, has created a wireless charging pad for the Tesla Model 3. The pad features two wireless charging pads and fits perfectly within the Model 3's charging station. More>>

BMW M joins the hybrid gas-electric movement with its future cars

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Grab your helmet: Google Maps for motorcycles is coming

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Aston Martin’s cars figuratively fly. The Vision Volante does it literally

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The Ferrari from ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ heads to the auction block

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Hyundai unveils Kona Iron Man Edition, but would Tony Stark approve?

Would Tony Stark drive a Hyundai? The Korean automaker unveiled a Kona Iron Man Edition special edition at 2018 San Diego Comic-Con, and plans to put it on sale in 2019, with a limited production run. More>>

Lyft wants to partner with cities to add bike and scooter sharing

Lyft announced a multi-mode transportation plan to bring bike and scooter sharing to cities. To kick off the new initiative Lyft will invest $1 million to help nonprofits establish income eligible transportation programs. More>>

The BlackFly by Opener is a flying car that could turn us all into pilots

Forget self-driving cars. The race to build the first flying car is now very much on. This week, California-based startup Opener officially threw its hat in the flying car ring with the debut of BlackFly. More>>

Terrafugia Transition flying car will finally go on sale in 2019

The Terrafugia Transition flying car will go on sale next year, roughly a decade after the first prototype rolled out of its hangar. Terrafugia promises improvements, including a hybrid powertrain, to make up for the long... More>>

First McLaren Senna to arrive in North America shines like an emerald

The first McLaren Senna to cross the pond was delivered to a customer in New York City. The buyer has a penchant for custom colors -- he chose a special green hue for this 211-mph supercar. More>>

Audi kicks off the TT’s 20th birthday bash with more performance and tech

The Audi TT gains updates inside, outside, and under the hood for its 20th anniversary. Stylists chose not to make significant changes to the design but the 2019 TT gains luxury and technology features, plus an important... More>>

Tesla Model S logs over 400,000 miles in three years, still going strong

A Tesla Model S operated by California-based shuttle service Tesloop has covered over 400,000 miles in just three years. Tesloop said the electric car has been much cheaper to maintain than comparable internal-combustion... More>>

Siemens turns a 1965 Ford Mustang into a driverless race car

Siemens has turned a 1965 Ford Mustang into a self-driving race car. It keeps the 4.7-liter V8 engine but gains sensors and powerful onboard computers that will help it race in a hill climb without human input. More>>

Volkswagen’s insane I.D. R electric race car just set another hill-climb record

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Lamborghini’s Aventador successor goes semi-electric with a new V12 hybrid

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The 2019 Acura MDX can be yours for $44,300, with new A-Spec variant

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The Cullinan is truly the Rolls-Royce of SUVs

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Subaru appoints new president, plans new hybrid, SUV, and autonomous tech

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Watch an autonomous race car tackle England’s famous Goodwood hill climb

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High-tech road signs detect phone use in cars and flash a warning to drivers

Roadside technology is being tested in the U.K. to try to stop people using their phone when driving. It involves a scanner and a digital sign board that flashes a warning when the system detects a phone connected to a call. More>>

Tesla replaces Model 3 reservation system with nonrefundable $3,500 deposit

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Noble M500 borrows its engine from the Ford GT, headlights from the Corvette

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