The Dodge Charger and Challenger as we know them are gone. Done. There’s no more being made. There’s a new Charger coming for ’25, but the LX/LY platformed Hemi monsters that we all know and love are gone. There are still thousands left for sale on lots across the country however, and more than few Hellcat’s Scat…

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06/14/2024  08:00 AM

Today’s Nice Price or No Dice E36 M3 may very well be the cheapest in the country that’s not an obvious fright pig in its ad. Let’s see if it’s cheap enough.

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06/14/2024  08:00 AM

Traveling to space should be an eye-opening experience, one that gives you a new perspective of humanity and its place in the cosmos. But while you might think an experience like this would make a person infinitely wiser, a new report found that space travel could actually make you a little bit dumber.

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06/13/2024  02:25 PM

NASA confirmed that audio from a simulation channel dedicated to dealing with disaster scenarios was inadvertently broadcast Wednesday on its YouTube channel. The audio indicated that an astronaut was in distress onboard the International Space Station with a tenuous chance of survival, a terrifying scenario for…

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06/13/2024  01:25 PM

When Honda built this tiny hybrid commuter car in 2002, the company never would have suspected that it would ever run a quarter mile in the 9s. Builder and racer Marc Roger threw a venerable J32A2 V6 engine from an Acura TL Type-S into the engine compartment, put a giant bottle of nitrous on it, and shot for the moon.…

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06/13/2024  12:45 PM

Do you ever feel like you’re being watched? Like no matter where you go, what you do, there’s a corporation tracking it to sell the data to someone else? Well, according to a New York Times report, you’re right: Even the apps on your phone are tracking the way you drive, just to sell it to your insurer.

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06/13/2024  12:15 PM

We found out why Toyota’s twin-turbo V6s have been grenadeing themselves in 2022-2023 Tundras and Lexus LXs earlier this month, but there’s still no real fix for the issue. Now it seems car dealers are staying away from the once bullet-proof trucks.

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06/13/2024  12:00 PM

Democratic senator and Carhartt hoodie enthusiast John Fetterman crashed his Chevrolet Traverse into the back of an Impala in Maryland on Sunday morning, landing himself, certified baddie Giselle Fetterman, and the driver of the Impala in the hospital. Nobody was seriously injured, Fetterman was treated for a bruised…

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06/13/2024  11:20 AM

If you’re in the market for a hot electric vehicle, your options are pretty limited these days and don’t extent much past the Hyundai Ioniq 5N. However, French automaker Alpine has set to right this wrong with its new A290 EV, which packs 220 hp, retro good looks and a built-in coach that will make you drive better.

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06/13/2024  11:00 AM

I don’t like taking baths, I’m more of a shower guy. Pouring dozens of gallons of clean water and turning it into a filthy human stew is not my idea of fun, but if you were to take that tub and put it on wheels with a 120-horsepower Yamaha superbike engine in it, I might be convinced. My bathtub can’t go from 0-60 in…

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06/13/2024  10:40 AM

I just drove the redesigned third-generation GMC Acadia. Overall, it’s a really solid three-row family crossover with a techy interior, a lot of space and a more aggressive look than its predecessor, especially in AT4 guise. This mid-level trim (starting at $51,395 including destination) gets you all sorts of off-road…

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06/13/2024  10:00 AM

Good morning! It’s Thursday, June 13, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know.

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06/13/2024  10:00 AM

Morbid curiosity drives many folks to YouTube car crash videos, be they professionally and scientifically staged or dashcam footage from far away countries, but this video of two brand-new crossovers getting rolled down a rocky mountain really caught my attention. This video is hardly scientific, but I was still…

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06/13/2024  09:30 AM

No car is actually perfect, and even if it is perfect for one person, it might be a different person’s worst nightmare on four wheels. I would argue, though, that every car has at least one or two redeeming qualities, it’s just some are harder to deduce than others. I want to know what is the one thing in your car…

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06/13/2024  09:15 AM

Taylor Swift and her all encompassing Eras Tour took America by storm last year, breaking concert attendance records, sparking a political debate about how we buy tickets and proving that public transit is essential to many Americans. Now, the singer has taken the show international and at her stop off in Australia…

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06/13/2024  09:15 AM

It’s a fact that crossovers are getting larger, more expensive and more truck-like in their appearance, and no model exemplifies that more than the third-generation GMC Acadia. Inside, outside and underneath, GMC has completely redone the Acadia for 2024. It’s a whole lot bigger than the outgoing car, costs more, and…

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06/13/2024  09:00 AM

Dealers are almost universally shitty. From car buying to service, only a dealership could suck on multiple fronts. Often dealers won’t take any responsibility for their horrible service and behavior, either. Take what one Acura Integra Type S owner is going through with his local dealership, for example.

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06/13/2024  08:45 AM

For folks in the market for an electric vehicle, leasing is often the better strategy over purchasing as buyers get more discounts, without having to gamble on resale value. Volkswagen has some attractive lease deals nationwide, including one VW ID 4 offer from a California dealer that a middle schooler might have…

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06/13/2024  08:45 AM

The recent surge in cable theft from electric vehicle charging stations could be tied to the increasing price of copper, an increase largely due to the increase in EV production. This negative feedback loop has caught the attention of charging companies and police, the AP reports. Authorities are recommending…

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06/13/2024  08:30 AM

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently dropped a lawsuit he had filed against OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, and though Musky didn’t offer an explanation for dropping the lawsuit, it coincides with some juicy leaked emails between him and OpenAI. Didn’t Elon help co-found OpenAI? Yes he did, but now OpenAI is making lots of…

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06/13/2024  08:15 AM