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Caution! These 10 Cars Score Low in Important Safety Categories

If you are involved in a collision, passengers in sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and trucks tend to be better off than those in a subcompact car.

Has the Legendary Nissan Pathfinder Lost Its Way?

I was 15 years old the first time I attempted driving in the snow. My father owned a maroon 1989 Nissan Pathfinder 2-door that cackled when

10 Reasons Why We Buy Japanese Instead of American Cars

It’s hard to remember now, but a generation ago, Japanese cars transformed from being a cheap, laughable alternative to full-size American cars to the preferred daily drivers for millions

The 25 Safest and Cheapest Cars for Teen Drivers

Few things are scarier for a parent than your teen getting their first car, but that’s an inevitable part of both of your lives. You can

Eve V preview: What makes the crowd-funded Surface Pro rival so special?

A crowd-funded tablet/laptop hybrid might not usually catch the eye, but clearly Microsoft feels there’s something special about the Eve V. It highlighted the relatively

2017 SYM T2 250i Review

SYM brings affordability and practicality together in its streetbike trainer, the T2 250i. This ride represents the largest non-scooter-type model the factory makes, and the

Hyundai or Kia? Why Korean Automakers are the Surprising Choice You Need to Make

It’s astonishing how Korean automakers have become synonymous with quality over the years. In 2016, Kia reigned as king of initial quality according to J.D. Power, beating

10 Car Trends That Never Made Sense and Need to Disappear

Preferring custom cars that lean toward classy and comfy instead of extreme and unsightly may make us feel like a bunch of old fogeys, but at least

10 Illegal Vehicle Options You May Not Be Able to Enjoy

Nobody likes to be told what they can or cannot do, but we live in a world of rules and laws, and have to give

10 Electric Vehicles With the Best Range in 2017

Electric vehicles have come a long way. Back in the early days, consumers tended laugh at the worst EVs on the U.S. market. Once the prize-winning EVs

2015 – 2017 Yamaha FJR1300 Review

The biggest sport-tourer in Yamaha ’s lineup just got better. In 2016, the FJR1300A and its stablemate the FJR1300ES saw some evolutionary changes that brought

2015 – 2017 Suzuki DR650S Review

With a glance at the DR 650S from Suzuki and you might just dismiss it as an enduro bike. That would be doing it an injustice. It’s

11 Features Missing From Some New Cars : Shouldn’t These Be Standard?

It’s not fun realizing that your new ride is missing a few key features — especially when you find out they all come standard on someone else’s car. Take LED automotive lighting for

10 Reasons Why Buying a Hyundai or a Kia Could Be a Smart Decision

While the thought of a Korean mid-size luxury sedan would have sounded laughable a couple decades ago, nowadays cars like the Kia Cadenza are an

2017 Mercedes-AMG GT Concept Review

It’s been known for quite some time now that Mercedes-AMG had its eye on releasing a four-door performance saloon that would compete against the popular

The Lotus Carlton: The Greatest Car You’ve Never Heard Of

On January 7, 1994, a news story titled “Police left trailing by high-speed ram-raiders” appeared in British newspaper The Independent. It opens with a type of

Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 Hands-on Review

Panasonic’s Toughbook CF-33 Might Be the Most Durable 2-in-1 Yet Panasonic has been making super durable laptops for the last 20 years, so when we

The 15 Fastest Mazda Cars of All Time

When you think about automotive muscle, you probably don’t think about Mazda. The Japanese company, founded in 1920 in Hiroshima, has long been known for

2016 – 2017 SYM Wolf Classic 150 Review

We usually think of the Sanyang Motor Co., Ltd — better known to us as SYM — as a scooter company, so when looking at

2015 – 2017 Moto Guzzi Audace / Audace Carbon Review

“Audace” translates to audacious, daring or innovative— a fitting moniker for Moto Guzzi’s heavyweight cruiser Audace, and its carbon-fiber sibling, the Audace Carbonunveiled at the

Infiniti’s Old Guard: How the QX70 is an Exercise in Delayed Gratification

Most people don’t know this, but a top-secret team of engineers and designers founded Infiniti in the 1980s, looking for ways to improve customer service.

2015 – 2017 Indian Chieftain / Chieftain Dark Horse Review

The Chieftain has all the classic elements that identify it as part of the Indian Motorcycle heritage, including classic badging and iconic War Bonnet mounted

2017 Chevrolet BOLT EV first drive: The first electric car truly for the everyman

I’m not convinced with the new BOLT EV’s tail-lights, but in just about every other way this all-electric car is a knock-out. A no compromise,

BMW’s Life-Saving System That We Can’t Get in the US – First Drive Review

We recently drove a 2016 BMW X5 in mid-coastal California, as perfect a spot to drive one as there is anywhere on earth. Well into

2015 – 2017 Yamaha FZ6R Review

Everybody that rides gets a first bike, yet not every rider can find something in the entry-level market that suits their needs. Some folks have

The Volvo V60 Cross Country Is a Wagon for People Who Split Firewood for Fun

Whatever happened to laying a tarp in the back of the family station wagon so you could haul a bundle of hardwood home for the

2015 – 2017 KTM 390 DUKE Review

When talking about KTM ’s 390 Duke — the smallest Duke available in the U.S. market — everyone within my earshot who has ridden it says the

2016 – 2017 BMW R 1200 GS / R 1200 GS Adventure Review

BMW continues its GS legacy into 2017 with the R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure. With a new cooling concept integrated into the muscle-up-front design

2016 – 2017 Indian Springfield Review

The newest pressure on Harley-Davidson  comes in the form of the new-in-2016 Indian Springfield. Named a “bagger” by the Indian marketing folks, it is much closer

2016 – 2017 Victory Hammer S Review

Price king in Victory’s 2017 cruiser  lineup is the Hammer S with its awesome 250 mm rear tire, inverted forks and red on black racing-style