2019 Mercedes-Benz C300 and C43 first drive review: subtle upgrades, big safety

2019 Mercedes-Benz C300 and C43 first drive review: subtle upgrades, big safety

Follow Marty A web of country roads casts a romantic net between the alpha world cities of Paris and Frankfurt. Where maps pare down to two-lane roads, the Moselle Valley unfurls vast More »

Volvo has created self-docking boat tech

Volvo has created self-docking boat tech

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Anyone can drive a boat. Out on the open sea, you throttle up and keep the bow pointed along a given heading. Hopefully, you’ll arrive at your destination More »

“Fast & Furious” still driving some car prices nearly 20 years later

“Fast & Furious” still driving some car prices nearly 20 years later

Seventeen years ago, the movie “The Fast & the Furious” injected some fresh interest in the car culture and, nearly two decades later, is still driving the prices of certain vehicles. The More »

Report: Lincoln MKC to be renamed Corsair with 2020 redesign

Report: Lincoln MKC to be renamed Corsair with 2020 redesign

As Lincoln continues to rid its vehicles of the largely unloved MK naming scheme, it appears the MKC will soon be called the Corsair. The current MKC is one of the remaining More »

2017 Ford GT catches fire in Germany

2017 Ford GT catches fire in Germany

It’s never a good day when a car catches fire, but when a high-priced supercar catches fire, not only do we take notice, but so does the automaker. In this case, a More »

 

Ford, NFL launch expanded marketing relationship with F series

Ford’s Mark Laneve and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Photo credit: FORD The Blue Oval and “The Shield” are further strengthening their marketing relationship. On Wednesday, Ford revealed that the F series is now the official truck of the National Football League, signing a three-year partnership. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Today, Ford is

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Volvo to bring S90L to the States

Follow Jeff The Volvo S90 is here. It’s the full-size Scandinavian sedan that’s packing seriously good looks with great tech and a delightful driving experience. It manages to do this while costing less than its competition, too. For some, though, the ability to spec a luxury machine with a longer wheelbase for greater legroom can’t

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How variable intake manifolds create more power

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Your intake manifold. It takes in air and sends it to your engine’s combustion chamber. This is basically the start of the combustion process. After all, you can’t have combustion without air. Engineering Explained is here to walk us through the process and explain how a variable intake manifold can create more

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Ram 1500 Night Package blacks out the details

Follow Jeff [% } %] [% }); %] ]]> Ram has a new 1500 pickup truck for you. Well, it’s not completely new, but it’s a new trim and there are parts of it we like and parts we could do without. So basically, it’s like every special edition truck ever. This one is the

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BMW X1 gets plug-in hybrid option in China

Follow Viknesh BMW’s second-generation X1 is a huge improvement over its predecessor, if you can look past its front-wheel-drive shortcomings. It’s currently offered with only one powertrain in the United States—a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4—but more are coming, including possibly a plug-in hybrid option that BMW has announced for the Chinese market. Unveiled on Friday at

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Car showrooms in the future might not actually have cars

Follow Jeff Virtual Reality is, well, pretty much here right now. You can buy an Oculus. There’s a headset that comes with a Samsung phone. If you wander the halls at the next Consumer Electronics Show, you’ll be surrounded by a sea of developers creating worlds for virtual reality exploration. Audi is getting in on

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