Doug Herbert — a four-time Top Fuel World Champion — knows the danger of top-level motorsport. In 1999, Hebert’s Top Fuel dragster blew apart in what’s generally regarded as the most violent explosion in drag racing history.
As we’ve mentioned several times in the last few weeks, Americans have abandoned the sedan and have pledged their love to the crossover, an amalgam of the best features of both sedans and traditional SUVs. The trouble for many of us, though, is that $20,000 to start, for a 2WD, bare-bones economy crossover is a […]
The Toyota Corolla has been around for 50 years, but the Corolla iM is a new addition to the lineup. It first debuted as a part of the Scion brand, but Toyota shuttered Scion shortly after the iM’s introduction forcing a bit of a shuffle. This is how we ended up with the Toyota Corolla […]
Automakers are ahead of regulators on automatic braking. Nissan joins Toyota in beating a key deadline.
Everyone wants a flying car, or at least they think they want one. It seems like a cool idea until you remember how much trouble the average person has keeping a car between the lines on the road. Regardless, companies are moving ahead with the technology going so far as to launch test flights. There […]
How does a 12-year-old company with exactly two profitable quarters in its history get to be worth more than General Motors?
The new Toyota FT-4X Concept could use your smartphone as its information display, eliminating the factory Nav and audio receiver.
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, […]
No matter the brand, whenever a manufacturer introduces a vehicle in the compact crossover class, the press release inevitably targets it toward “youthful consumers with an active lifestyle.” If you want a compact crossover, but your idea of an “active lifestyle” is your daily hike from the car to the Starbucks counter for a Frappucino, […]