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New Checker Vehicles Are Still Coming in 2018

New Checker Vehicles Are Still Coming in 2018

Being a non-conformist used to mean driving a German or Japanese car. For those who really wanted to make a scene, Sweden was more than happy to provide a quirky Volvo or Saab. Well, that strategy is out. Everything’s just too mainstream. What’s an individualist to do? Electric cars have […]

by January 26, 2017 14 comments News
Mini Spawns a John Cooper Works Countryman Performance Crossover

Mini Spawns a John Cooper Works Countryman Performance Crossover

Mini’s largest model is about to get the most powerful engine currently available to the brand from its parent company, BMW. The company will offer up its 2018 Countryman as the latest John Cooper Works model, adorned with polarizing paint jobs and a powerful 2.0-liter turbo. While the idea of […]

by January 23, 2017 11 comments News
NHTSA’s Tesla Autopilot Death Investigation Comes to a Close

NHTSA’s Tesla Autopilot Death Investigation Comes to a Close

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed the book on a six-month investigation into the death of a Tesla owner and enthusiast who died in a car piloted by the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system. What did the federal investigation uncover? Not enough to warrant a recall or further probing […]

by January 20, 2017 7 comments News
Google made a brilliant pivot to turn around its self-driving-car struggles

Google made a brilliant pivot to turn around its self-driving-car struggles

  It’s not a secret that Google has ambitions to become a hardware company. The tech giant unveiled a suite of new hardware products in the fall, like its first smartphone, the Google Pixel, and connected speaker, the Google Home. And now the company is taking the same approach with […]

by January 17, 2017 3 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Hatchback It’s better looking but still anemic. You have to be pretty experienced to reminisce fondly about past versions of the Mitsubishi Mirage, but even the young soon will forget this latest iteration of Mitsubishi’s subcompact runabout, which returns for 2017 after sitting out the 2016 model […]

by January 14, 2017 2 comments Blog
2017 Infiniti QX30 Sport

2017 Infiniti QX30 Sport

Infiniti appears to be finding its voice again as a brand ostensibly focused on performance. As evidence, we present–of all things–its newest small crossover, the QX30, which was derived from the Mercedes-Benz GLA-class platform, itself a derivative of Benz’s CLA sedan. During our first drive of the 2017 Infiniti QX30 […]

by January 11, 2017 3 comments Blog
Honda has figured out how to make its bestselling minivan sleeker and sexier

Honda has figured out how to make its bestselling minivan sleeker and sexier

  Minivans are having a moment. The new Chrysler Pacifica has been conjoined with Google self-driving car project, Waymo. And now Honda, against all odds, has made its bestselling family hauler into a sleek and sexy beast. Okay, that’s probably an exaggeration. But at the 2017 Detroit auto show, the […]

by January 8, 2017 4 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
Nissan’s most popular car in Europe has finally arrived in America

Nissan’s most popular car in Europe has finally arrived in America

  2017 Nissan Rogue Sport. On Monday, Nissan added to its portfolio of SUVs with the introduction of the Rogue Sport compact crossover. The Rogue Sport is the US version of the award-winning Qashqai (pronounced Cash-Kai) crossover Nissan’s hottest selling model in Europe. Even though the Rogue Sport is built […]

by January 6, 2017 2 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News
2018 Ford F-150 Adds Diesel Engine, Fresh Style And New Tech

2018 Ford F-150 Adds Diesel Engine, Fresh Style And New Tech

The Ford F-150 is not only the top-selling truck in America, but also the country’s hottest-selling vehicle of any kind and has been for the past 40 and 35 years, respectively. Rolling out updates to such a pivotal model, then, is a big deal for Ford, but that’s just what […]

7 self-driving car milestones to look out for in 2017

7 self-driving car milestones to look out for in 2017

Self-driving cars had a big year in 2016. Uber launched a pilot program for its self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, followed by a short-lived one in San Francisco before ultimately going to Arizona. Tesla also started installing hardware that can enable full autonomy in October. But traditional automakers will be making […]

by January 2, 2017 2 comments Blog, Car Reviews, Editorials, News