Month: August 2021

Vehicle thefts increased nearly 11% in 2020, in part due to the pandemic

Automobile thefts “saw a dramatic increase in 2020 versus 2019” according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s annual Hot Spots report. There were a wide range of reasons for the spike in stolen vehicles last

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Chases the TRX

It’s not lost on Ford that the F-150 Raptor needs to up its game to keep pace with its new crosstown rival, the highly impressive and far more powerful Ram 1500 TRX. As we learned

Dear Drive… what’s a great tourer to replace my Volkswagen Arteon?

I’ve got a 2018 Volkswagen Arteon, which is the best car I’ve ever had, and I’m looking to upgrade. I want to spend maybe $80k-$90k, and I do about 40,000km a year of mainly freeway

2022 Subaru BRZ

Overview Prioritizing affordability and lightweight agility over high horsepower and high-priced exclusivity, the 2022 Subaru BRZ continues to be a pure sports car for everyone. The completely redesigned rear-drive-only coupe remains a unique entry in

Nissan still working on Nismo global expansion plans

Nissan remains committed to growing the profile and footprint of its Nismo performance sub-brand outside Japan, and that means expanding the range of bodystyles Nismo works on. Japan has been Nismo’s focus, but global Nismo

Electrify America’s charging app now supports Android Auto, CarPlay

It’s been a long time coming, but if you depend on the Electrify America mobile app to find nearby charging stations, you can soon access the software through your vehicle’s Android Auto or Apple CarPlay

How a Classic Volkswagen Beetle Became a Jolly

Juan Diaz-Padron has long been obsessed with oddball cars, and perhaps none as much as the Jolly, those goofily adorable cars based mainly on Fiat 500s. “I’m a classic automobile enthusiast, so I always like

2019 Kia Stinger GTS: owner review

The Stinger GTS performs surprisingly well. What is needed is the option from KIA to have a performance enhancing engine computer tune that gives the wanted upgrade without the worry from the dealership. Chrysler has

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Pick Up These Automotive-Themed Backpacks for Back-to-School Style

Back-to-school time is sneaking up quickly. In some places, in fact, classes are already starting again and a new school year is beginning. But you don’t need to use that boring, plain old backpack you’ve

Tesla offers look inside Giga Shanghai factory

Tesla recently published a video tour of its Giga Shanghai factory. The promotional video offers a glimpse of the many automated lines that build the Model Y and Model 3 EVs. The 9.3 million square