automotive

2020 Editors’ Choice: The Best Cars, Trucks, SUVs, and Minivans

If you’re shopping for a new car, truck, SUV, or minivan, these are our favorites based on our in-depth testing. Here at Car and Driver,

Polestar reveals the Android-powered car’s next big leap

Electric vehicle startup Polestar is teasing the next iteration of its Android-powered dashboard, complete with deep personalization to each driver and attention-based instruments. The new

Fisker Alaska ute exposed

US car-maker confirms electric ute name – then insists it didn’t happen Another day, another electric pick-up truck. This one is called the Fisker Alaska

Genesis G90’s Grille: Mouth Without a Face

Massive grilles have devoured the front ends of vehicles, like automotive lampreys. In the spirit of public service for which this periodical has become famous,

2019 vs. 2020 Ford Escape: What’s the Difference?

The compact SUV market is one of the most competitive segments in the automotive world. There are so many small SUVs available today that are

The Best Luxury Car Brand to Lease From May Surprise You

Lincoln has struggled against its German luxury competition over the past few decades, but this may be coming to an end. Cox Automotive compiled data on 36-month residual

2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class Review

It looks like the 2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class will be the last chapter for this compact luxury roadster. The company has created “Final Edition” versions of

2019 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette: What’s the Difference?

The midengine Chevrolet Corvette has been the Loch Ness monster of the automotive world for decades. Rumors have come and gone over the years about

One of the Worst Automotive Trends Ever Is Making a Comeback

For better or worse, two related automotive truisms — “fashion is cyclical” and “history repeats itself” — are both showing their face in full force.

These 10 New Cars Should Hold Their Value Better Than the Rest

We may not have a crystal ball to look into the future, but we have the next best thing when it comes to automotive resale

2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody Has No Sympathy for Its Tires

Updated for 2020 in Widebody form, Dodge’s Charger Hellcat is just your basic family sedan with 707 horsepower. Burnouts, donuts, and powerslides. The three basic

Toyota the latest car-maker to invest in flying cars

Auto giant joins aviation specialist to develop urban air mobility solutions Toyota has announced a partnership with aerospace company Joby Aviation to begin development and

2020 Lexus RX300 F Sport v Range Rover Velvar D240 SE Comparison

Two prestige SUVs that stand apart from the ubiquitous German trio go head to head Not your neighbour’s SUV German prestige SUVs are not as

Sony Vision-S is a surprise car showcase of automotive tech

Sony has built a concept car, the Sony Vision-S, to demonstrate the way its sensors and other technology can be turned to automotive applications and

Our Tesla Model 3 Is Up and Running Again after Getting a New Rear-Motor Assembly

A short in the inverter had caused the fuse to blow to protect the battery, leaving us stranded on Christmas Day. In case you haven’t

OPPO Reno Ace Gundam Edition Review

We often see smartphone makers partner with automotive brands like McLaren, Porsche, and Lamborghini for limited edition smartphones. These are cool devices, but what if

These Great Cars We Love Are Being Killed Off for 2020

The 2019 automotive model year is ending, and as usual, automakers have been trimming their model trees as the leaves fall. Many of the vehicles vanishing, well,

11 Future Classic Cars From The 2010s

2019 is nearly over — and with it, the decade sometimes known as the Twenty-Teens. As we enter the new, hopefully-roaring Twenties, it’s time to

2019 BMW 3-Series vs. 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia: Which Sports Sedan Packs More Excellence?

Two feisty compact luxury sports sedans trade blows to decide which one delivers the strongest combination of driving excitement and practicality. In the April, 1968

2021 Chevrolet Suburban: First Look

The Chevrolet Suburban is the longest-running nameplate in the automotive world, going all the way back to the 1930s. The legendary SUV is now about

Audi Digital Matrix LED Headlights first look: The e-tron tech the US can’t have

For those of you old enough to remember, the Audi R8 was the first production car to feature LED headlights. Back then, automotive LED lighting

T.50 supercar promises the most advanced aerodynamics ever

Gordon Murray Automotive has announced that it has teamed up with Racing Point Formula One team to work on the aerodynamics form the coming T.50

The McLaren F1 creator’s new supercar is an incredible “fan car”

The creator of the McLaren F1 was always going to have a high bar to follow, but Gordon Murray Automotive’s T.50 may well surpass the

2020 Volkswagen Golf Has Evolved into a Futuristic Device, May Not Come Stateside

The eighth-generation of VW’s Golf hatchback embraces an increasingly digital and advanced future yet remains an excellent driver’s car. Once upon a time, the launch

Digital Camera Image Sensor Technology Guide

We explain the camera sensor technology used in todays digital cameras and smartphones, from CCD sensors to CMOS sensors, BSI, or Back Side Illumination, what

Why You Should Care About the Audi E-Tron

Gasoline’s supremacy hasn’t ended yet, but it’s starting to wane. After many years existing on the periphery of the automotive world, electric cars are at

A Ford Engineer Reveals 10 Things You Need to Know About Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars, it seems likely, are transportation’s future. When they finally arrive, autonomous vehicles and the new technologies involved seem poised to deliver profound societal

Karma SC2 electric coupe concept can 3D-record you doing 0-60 in 1.9 seconds

You have to give Karma Automotive its due: the electric car company knows how to design a good looking concept. Fresh for the LA Auto

2021 Tesla Model Y vs. 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E

If you’re not convinced the automotive industry is changing, pause for a moment and consider the fact that Ford makes an electric crossover that it

2020 Audi S8 review: International first drive

Revealed earlier this year, Audi’s heroic new 2020 S8 limousine has now entered the arena. The engineering brief for the new 2020 Audi S8 is