Autos: buying

This Week in Cars: GM's Ultium, Ford's F-150 EV, and Nissan's Z

Sunday  15:30,   20 september 2020

Take a quick trip through the week's top stories in the automotive world. You might also encounter a flying car. Trending TopicsGeneral Motors unveiled its Ultium Drive EV powertrain system this week, after announcing electric-focused... >>>

Car Buying Stories: Keeping the Dealers at a Distance

Saturday  15:40,   19 september 2020

Billy Huys had a salesman in Oregon make a house call and then email the paperwork. Huys may never step foot in a dealership again. Huys had searched intermittently since last fall for another Highlander or something similar, eventually extending... >>>

How Home Electric Car Charging Works

Saturday  14:25,   19 september 2020

Electric cars are becoming more common as new and compelling models come to market. They are much more efficient than gas-powered cars, they don’t produce any tailpipe emissions, and they deliver instant torque and eager acceleration. Arguably the... >>>

Best Cheap Used Cars for Winter: Window Shop with Car and Driver

Saturday  03:31,   19 september 2020

With the season of snow and road salt just around the corner, we go hunting for beaters so we can keep our cherished cars safe from Old Man Winter. This Window Shop episode came about by request of senior editor Joey Capparella, whose recent... >>>

2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid: What You Need to Know

Friday  03:41,   18 september 2020

The 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid finishes near the top of our hybrid and electric car rankings. It has a comfortable, upscale interior and delivers a smooth ride. © Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Is the Toyota Avalon Hybrid... >>>

Most Expensive New Cars in America

Friday  00:05,   18 september 2020

Exclusivity for the well-heeled and well-wheeled.… The post Most Expensive New Cars in America appeared first on... >>>

What Is the Absolute Worst Car Build You've Ever Seen?

Wednesday  00:21,   02 september 2020

What Is the Absolute Worst Car Build You've Ever Seen?While Subject One might think that adding a four-foot-tall wing to the trunk lid of their clapped-out Honda Civic is, by all means, a good freaking idea, the truth is that it isn't and most... >>>

Porsche Drive subscription program adds more affordable single-car tier

Tuesday  14:20,   25 august 2020

This level slots between the super-short-term rentals and the costlier multicar subscriptions.Porsche announced on Tuesday that it will launch a new subscription tier of Porsche Drive. The Single-Vehicle Subscription grants its subscribers access to >>>

Lincoln and Lexus leases will get cheaper, but there's a catch

Monday  20:56,   24 august 2020

The offerings give new meaning to "ultra-low mileage" leases from luxury brands.According to a report from CarsDirect last Wednesday, both luxury brands are prepping 5,000-mile lease offers. Frankly, that's pretty wild. Fewer miles boosts the... >>>

Car and Driver's Testing Explained

Saturday  05:36,   22 august 2020

From measuring zero-to-60-mph times to blind spots, here's a detailed look at how we test cars. 1/5 SLIDES © Provided by Car and Driver Performance Testing 2/5 SLIDES © Provided by Car and Driver Interior Sound Level 3/5 SLIDES © Provided by Car >>>

2021 Acura TLX Gets $4500 Price Bump, Type S Starts Over $50K

Thursday  20:09,   20 august 2020

The base version has a 272-hp turbo-four, and a 355-hp Type S performance model with a turbo V-6 arrives next year. The new 2021 Acura TLX starts at $38,525, a big jump over its predecessor.The base version has a 272-horsepower turbocharged... >>>

VW Golf R Wagon looks intriguing and unattainable in new spy photos

Thursday  19:22,   20 august 2020

VW Golf R Wagon looks intriguing and unattainable in new spy photos originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 20 Aug 2020 11:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of... >>>

Ford Sync 4 Will Help Drivers Find Open Parking Spots, Cheap Gas

Thursday  19:22,   20 august 2020

Ford’s updated infotainment system, slated to first roll out in the Mach-E, F-150, and Bronco, uses INRIX data to help drivers save time and money. Using data from INRIX, Ford's new Sync 4 infotainment system will allow drivers to find open parking... >>>

Cheapest Cars to Own

Thursday  18:56,   20 august 2020

Kelley Blue Book picks vehicles with lowest ownership costs.… The post Cheapest Cars to Own appeared first on... >>>

2020 Chevy Corvette recalled for funky frunk problem

Thursday  18:51,   20 august 2020

The frunk could pop open while driving or keep a person trapped inside, thanks to buggy software.In documents published with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Tuesday, GM said 5,141 Corvettes were built with bad software to control... >>>