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All of Uber’s problems can be boiled down to a single policy

All of Uber’s problems can be boiled down to a single policy

  No tip for you. Uber is in crisis. After the stunning debut of its fleet of driverless cars in Pittsburgh last year, CEO Travis Kalanick and his company have shifted into serial screw-up mode, culminating in Kalanick admitting, after chewing out a disgruntled driver in a video that went […]

by April 26, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Cadillac brought its spectacular new race car to the New York Auto Show

Cadillac brought its spectacular new race car to the New York Auto Show

  Last year, Cadillac announced a return to the top level of endurance racing and rolled out a new car — the DPi-V.R, powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine cranking out 600 horsepower. Nobody ever expects dominant performances from racing newbies, but that’s just what Cadillac has delivered. At the […]

by April 14, 2017 2 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
With its new police car, Ford is pushing the envelope with electrified vehicles

With its new police car, Ford is pushing the envelope with electrified vehicles

Woof!Ford Ford has been racking up some major moves in the future of transportation. It redesigned the best-selling F-Series pickups to be more lightweight and fuel efficient, has been expanding its effort as a mobility provider by buying Chariot, a shuttle bus service in the Bay Area, and also by […]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
UBERS’ Response to Google: Claims about stolen technology are a total ‘misfire’

UBERS’ Response to Google: Claims about stolen technology are a total ‘misfire’

  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick with Uber executive Anthony Levandowski. Uber has said from the beginning that Google’s claims of intellectual-property theft involving self-driving-car technology are “meritless.” On Friday, Uber finally told its side of the story and laid out its argument on why it believes the lawsuit brought by […]

by April 8, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Take a ride in the futuristic electric Lucid Air

Take a ride in the futuristic electric Lucid Air

Take a ride in the Lucid Air from electric-car startup Lucid Motors. It was developed by former Tesla executives, including Peter Rawlinson the chief engineer behind the Model S, and Lucid Motors’ CTO. The car starts at $52,500. But you could go for the fully-optioned Lucid air complete with a […]

by April 2, 2017 4 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Struggling electric-car startup Faraday Future just abandoned a project that was key to its growth

Struggling electric-car startup Faraday Future just abandoned a project that was key to its growth

In this photo taken Oct. 2, 2014, the sun begins to go down behind the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, Calif. Electric-car startup Faraday Future hit another speed bump in its nearly yearlong struggle to keep the lights on. The Southern California-based company announced it is scrapping plans […]

by March 29, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Toyota reveals important clues about the future of driving

Toyota reveals important clues about the future of driving

Toyota   While most automakers are pumping out SUVs, Toyota is looking to go smaller. The Japanese automaker unveiled its i-TRIL concept car at the Geneva Motor Show that ran March 9-19. The futuristic two-seater is meant to showcase a “viable alternative” to traditional segment cars for people who typically […]

by March 23, 2017 4 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Nissan makes one of the world’s best engines — but its days could be numbered

Nissan makes one of the world’s best engines — but its days could be numbered

  Infiniti We love our engines! And it’s a great time to be an engine lover, with all manner of powertrains now propelling modern cars and trucks. We’ve driven big American V8s, exotic V10s and W12s, lots of turbocharged four-cylinder power plants, a fair number of twin-turbocharged supercar engines, and […]

by March 20, 2017 2 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
We drove a Jeep with a legendary muscle car engine — and it was awesome

We drove a Jeep with a legendary muscle car engine — and it was awesome

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit   There are few words in the automotive lexicon more evocative than “Hemi” and “Jeep”. Which why we were ecstatic to find a 5.7 liter HEMI V8 under the hood of our 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit test car. With the brand’s signature vertical […]

by March 17, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews
Mercedes just unleashed an 805-horsepower hybrid AMG super coupe

Mercedes just unleashed an 805-horsepower hybrid AMG super coupe

  The Mercedes-AMG GT Concept. Mercedes-Benz On Tuesday, Mercedes and its AMG performance division unleashed the stunning GT Concept at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The four-door concept car, clad in “Hot Red” livery, offers the public a sneak peek at an upcoming production model developed independently by AMG. “With […]

by March 7, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News