This week, Automotive News and our friends at NESN Fuel reported the prevalence of “fake ads” on Facebook, which show photos of cars depicting super-cool concept cars, but when potential buyers click on the ads, they’re directed to cars for sale that look nothing like the cars depicted.
One of the biggest disruptions to our everyday routines comes when our cars have to spend time in the shop. Even if it’s not a surprise repair, picking up and dropping off your car can be impossible to schedule. Ford is testing out a new automated kiosk that lets you drop off and pick up […]
Steve McQueen delivers a classic 1960s-era anti-hero performance in the movie Bullitt, but it’s the green Mustang GT that gets all the attention. Two cars were in the movie — a stunt car and a car for closeups. The “Hero Car” used for closeups has a documented history, but it was long believed that the […]
New England residents, you’ve got a job to do, and you need a truck to do it. Here are the five you’ll want, based on the kind of work you’ve got to do: Towing 2008 Dodge Ram 3500 The Ram 3500 is a flat-out towing animal, especially in 2WD configuration. In 2008, with the 6.7-liter, […]
The Ford Focus RS is the very definition of a hot hatchback. It’s a rally-inspired powerhouse that looks and drives the part. We’re talking 350 horsepower of fun with a Drift Mode button. That should make any enthusiast’s heart skip a beat. The unexpected part of the Focus RS is how well it serves as […]
Compact Crossover SUVS — those high-riding, smaller, car-based replacements for the trusty family station wagon — have hit the market in a huge way, and the bewildering array of choices has a lot of New England consumers confused about what’s the best choice. BestRide is here to give you your best choice, depending on which […]
The Erie Auto Show hits the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania today, and runs through Sunday, February 5. There are 10 vehicles not to miss when you visit this year:
The 1975 Mercury Comet was a transitional car. Designed in the freewheeling late-1960s, this later version had to contend with 1970s government regulations, which is plain to see from those massive mandated bumpers.
This week, AAA Car Doctor John Paul gets a question from the recipient of a low-mileage Ford Crown Victoria with a rough idle and a parking brake that won’t release. Can both problems be related?