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Kia EV3 Bringing Funky Style And 300-Mile Range To The U.S. For $30,000

While other automakers have been easing up on EV plans, Kia is doubling down with vehicles like the refreshed the EV6, the Niro EV , the EV9 and now the automaker the small yet spunky EV3. And this is one we will be getting here in the U.S. Read more...

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California Passes Bill Requiring New Cars To Beep At You When You're Speeding

In developed countries all over the world, driving continues to get safer. The one exception to that rule is the United States , where driving continues to get more dangerous. Unfortunately, there are so many factors that make drivers in the U.S. more dangerous, theres no silver bullet that will magically fix things. Read more...

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Chevy Is Betting Big On EVs, Right As Everyone Else Retreats

Chevrolet is decidedly very late to the electric vehicle game. Cars that should have been out a while ago, like the Silverado EV and Equinox EV are just starting to show up at dealerships now, and its rollout of the Blazer EV has been anything but smooth . It means Chevy is well behind other automakers like Ford , Hyunda Read more...

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Shipping Companies Are Wasting Fuel In The Stupidest Way Possible

Researchers at the Blue Visby Consortium developed a simple solution that will significantly cut the carbon emissions produced by international maritime shipping with expensive refits of already operating ships. The solution: sail slower. Last week, the research group released results from a two-month, two-ship trial Read more...

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You Need This Porsche Cayenne Airport Shuttle

Owning a former fleet vehicle always carries some amount of risk. You never know how hard they were driven , how well they were maintained , or what conditions theyve seen through their life . Sometimes, though, the car in question is just too good to pass up like this Cayenne that lived a past life as a Delta airport Read more...

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Driving A Volvo 264 TE Limousine Made Me Feel Like Erich Honecker

Wheezing through the streets of Gothenburg , Sweden, surrounded by a literal sea of cerulean velour, vinyl and polyester, blasting Abba on FM , I felt like the disco era superstar Id always longed to be. Pedestrians pointed and mouthed OMGs, construction workers ushered me past with grandiose waves and pensioners Read more...

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Miles Per Gallon Isn't Actually A Good Way To Measure Fuel Economy

For regular people, fuel economy is one of the most important factors when it comes to deciding what new car to buy, right up there with price, reliability and whether or not Apple CarPlay is available. And it makes sense. If one car gets 20 mpg and the other gets 25 mpg, fueling the latter is going to cost less in Read more...

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Porsche commits to Gen4 era of Formula E

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
Porsche on Thursday became the third automaker to commit to the Gen4 era of the Formula E World Championship, which starts with Season 13 (2026/2027) of the electric racing series. It joins Nissan and Jaguar which previously committed to the Gen4 era, in which a new and much faster race car will be introduced. Porsche made the announcement in...

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Tesla Will Sell You A Stainless Steel Travel Mug So You Can Pretend To Own A Cybertruck

I love it when an automaker comes out with pointless junk to go along with their vehicles , and weve got another great example of that exact sort of scam from Tesla . Surprise, surprise. The automaker just rolled out the CyberVessel. No, its not a boa t. Its actually a goddamn stainless steel travel mug . Read more...

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Michael Schumacher's Family Wins Lawsuit Over Scummy AI 'Interview'

Seven-time Formula 1World Champion Michael Schumacher has been out of the public eye since his skiing accident nearly 11 years ago left the racing icon with brain damage. His condition has been strictly private within the family, though it is said that he is conscious, though struggles to communicate or recall Read more...

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2025 Kia EV3 electric SUV debuts and it's coming to the US

Kia has unveiled its next electric car, the EV3 compact SUV, which was previewed as a concept last fall. The good news is that the production version looks pretty similar to the concept with its EV9 styling cues. The EV3's face features the same squared off look as the EV9 with its vertical headlights and slim daytime running lights. The dark cladding around the wheels and side give it a more rugged look. The EV3 has a small footprint at... [read more]

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American Airlines Blamed 9-Year-Old For Being Recorded In Airplane Bathroom

American Airlines is under fire for blaming a 9-year-old girl for using the airplane bathroom when she was allegedly recorded by a former flight attendant in January 2023. The airline initially argued in court on Monday that she knew or should have known contained a visible and illuminated recording Read more...

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2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RSTs Good Ideas Are Overshadowed By Its Bad Driving Experience

Chevrolet threw its hat into the electric-truck ring with the reveal of the Silverado EV in early 2022, and now, two and a half years later (and months after fleet deliveries of the WT work truck version began), the range-topping Silverado EV RST First Edition is finally ready to reach customer hands. With 754 Read more...

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2024 Jeep Wagoneer S, 2025 BMW M5: Car News Headlines

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
Jeep's been selling an electric vehicle overseas since 2022, but its first model powered by batteries for the U.S. is finally set to debut on May 30. It's a midsize SUV called the Wagoneer S, and Jeep confirmed it is quicker to 60 mph than both the Tesla Model Y Performance and the former Hellcat-powered Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. BMW is working on...

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I Need A Fun Road Trip Car For A Life Reset! What Should I Buy?

Jamie recently broke up with his girlfriend, so he is looking for a bit of a reset. He is going to put his stuff in storage and travel around a bit. However, his Fiat 124 Spider Abarth isnt the best road trip car, so he wants something more ideal for long drives thats still fun. What car should he buy? Read more...

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Here's Your First Look at the Volkswagen GTI Clubsport

It debuts at the Nurburgring 24-hour race, along with a GTI Clubsport race car making 343 horsepower.

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Lamborghini Urus recalled because hood could detach at high speeds

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
Lamborghini has issued a recall of its Urus SUV due to the chance of the hood either partially or fully detaching at high speeds. The recall affects certain Urus SUVs from the 2023 and 2024 model years, and includes both the standard Urus S and more hardcore Urus Performante. There are approximately 2,133 vehicles affected in the U.S. According to...

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Teslas Are Still Just As Easy To Steal Despite Advanced Keyless Upgrades

Car thefts have been on the rise in recent years due to a couple of factors: TikTokers discovered Kias were ridiculously easy to steal and budding thieves found a way to hack modern keyless entry technology. An update to the wireless car tech was supposed to thwart some of the hacks but on Tesla cars , at least, it Read more...

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Young Americans Want Chinese EVs

Good morning! Its Thursday, May 23, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift , your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more...

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What Car Do You Regret Selling?

Pretty much all of us have bought and sold cars in the past, and for the most part, Im sure there wasnt a terrible amount of second-guessing when it comes to what youve sold . Unfortunately thats not always the case, and that is what has led us to todays question (mostly because Im waffling about selling my car ). Read more...

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Watch John Oliver Explain How Ethanol Fuel Is A Total Fraud

Corn is a problem . Or rather, Americas growing reliance on government corn subsidies to power our everyday lives. Beef is artificially inexpensive because farmers feed corn to cows, even though their digestive systems arent designed to process it. Sweet foods are artificially inexpensive because high fructose corn Read more...

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2024 Jeep Wagoneer S debuts May 30 with 300-plus-mile range

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
Jeep will formally introduce the Wagoneer S on May 30 at an event in New York City, the automaker said on Wednesday. Sales of the electric midsize SUV will follow in the fall, with Jeep confirming it will arrive as a 2024 model in the U.S. To help build excitement, Jeep released a video showing a pre-production Wagoneer S going up against a Tesla...

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These Are The Cars With The Most Egregious Design Flaws, According To You

I didnt expect to touch a nerve when I asked yall about the most egregious car design flaws but boy, I did not realize the can of worms I was cracking open. Some of you brought up decades old grudges against cars long since passed while others are exhausted at automakers which seem to constantly need to reinvent the Read more...

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What Happens If It Rains At The Indy 500?

The weather forecasts are looking bleak for this years Indianapolis 500 . Theres a high chance that thunderstorms will pass over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday. While the IndyCar Series races in wet conditions on road and street circuits, Firestone hasnt developed a tire to safely race on an oval at Read more...

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What A2RL Was Like on the Ground

As the dust settles on the first round of the Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League, A2RL, it's time to reflect on what happened, what we can learn from it, and what we can look forward to in 2025.

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Dodge Demon 170 Sells For Double MSRP, Doesnt Even Include Roof

To send off its V8-powered muscle cars in style, Dodge created a series of Last Call models that took the capabilities of the Challenger and Charger cars to new heights. Chief among those was the Challenger SRT Demon 170 , which packed in an eye-watering 1,025 HP when running on E85 fuel and cost well over six figures. Read more...

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The Average Age Of Cars On American Roads Went Up Again

Vehicles in the U.S. just keep on getting older as new ones continue to cost way too much for the average buyer. In fact, the average car on the road in 2024 is 12.6 years old. That means the average car was built back in 2011 . Preposterous. Read more...

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There's No Escape From Insufferable Formula 1 Fans On This $10,000 Motorsport Cruise

Have you ever gone on a themed vacation , you know the kind of thing where youre away for a week with a bunch of people who all love the same thing as you, like off-roading or craft beer ? Well now theres one for rich Formula 1 fans, who can all bond over how much cash they have during a special Aston Martin-filled Read more...

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At $7,500, Does This Near-Mint 2003 Mercedes CL500 Cost A Mint?

According to its ad, todays Nice Price or No Dice CL500 runs and drives like a dream. Lets see if the price tag on this grand touring coupe is equally dreamy. Read more...

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Jeep Avenger 4xe adds hybrid powertrain and AWD to tiny SUV

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
Jeep on Wednesday unveiled the Avenger 4xe as the first all-wheel-drive version of the Avenger subcompact crossover sold overseas. The 4xe designation, pronounced “four by e,” is what Jeep uses for electrified models with all-wheel drive. There are also 4xe versions of the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee, both of them equipped with plug-in...

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