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Plugged In: Going the distance in an EV

On this week’s episode we talk to a global adventurer who seems to have no issues with range anxiety. Chris Ramsey is a Scotsman with a wanderlust and a passion for sustainable mobility solutions and renewable energy that have combined for some truly epic road trips. Among his many all-electric adventures was a 2017 odyssey in which he drove his modified Nissan Leaf from the United Kingdom to Mongolia. He tells us about that trip and others, and...

Heritage Series Pony is the coolest Hyundai ever

This retro-modern reconstruction of the automaker's groundbreaking Pony small car is a futuristic blast from the not-too-distant past.

This Stunning Green M340i Touring Is BMW Individual At Its Finest

That's one good-looking daily car.

Watch James May Talk Trash About YouTubers’ Cars

He’s actually quite forgiving.

Mansory Makeover Gives Ferrari F8 Tributo Wild Rear Wings

The wild looks come with a bump up in power, too.

Optima Ultimate Street Car 2021 Hits the NOLA Motorsports Park Hard! - Gallery

Rain failed to stop the hot track action as modern and classic muscle cars fought it out in New Orleans. Describing a place as “sub-tropical” is just a fancy way of saying it’s probably going to rain while you are there. It doesn’t seem to matter when OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness ready to get muddy for under $40,000

The latest addition to the Outback family rings in at $38,120.

Tesla drives on Autopilot through a regulatory grey zone

Tesla drives on Autopilot through a regulatory grey zone

This Subaru Impreza just sold for over US$300,000 at auction

Are you sitting down? This 1998 Subaru Impreza just sold for over $312,555 on BringaTrailer , and if you think that’s ridiculous, it sort of is, until you see that it’s a rare one-of-400 model. The famous “22B” STi is the most desirable Subaru ever built, its clout gained from winning the World Rally Championship in its day. While it may not have quite the same fame as the Lancia Stratos or the Audi Quattro, the Subaru 22B is a rally vehicle...

BMW aiming for quarter of China sales to be electric vehicles by 2025

BMW aiming for quarter of China sales to be electric vehicles by 2025

Genesis unveils its first-ever electric car at Auto Shanghai 2021

Genesis has unveiled its first battery-powered model, the Electrified G80, at Shanghai’s international auto show in China. It’s going to go on sale in Canada and the U.S. as well. Parent company Hyundai already offers all-electric versions of its Kona and Ioniq, but this is the initial electrified model for its premium brand. It’s also marks the first Genesis shown at Auto Shanghai, and the first Genesis global debut outside of Korea. The...

Reborn Opel Manta has more than mini muscle car looks, it gets a digital grille

Like a shrunken Plymouth 'Cuda, it's retro and quite modern all at once.

Road Trip: 2021 Toyota RAV4 TRD to Ball's Falls

Looking at the 2021 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road in my driveway, it just screams adventure. Resplendent in a trendy non-metallic grey-ish hue dubbed ‘Moon Rock,’ this most rugged of RAV4s plays the part with plastic fender flares, blacked-out grill, matt-black wheels and knobby all-terrain tires. With 8.6-inches of ground clearance the TRD Off-Road rides higher than the lesser models, and keeping those wheels doing their job in the rough stuff is...

15 Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Start

Few things are worse than your car not starting in the morning. Here are the possible reasons why—and tips for getting it going again. The post 15 Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Start appeared first on Reader's Digest.

'Quick Vic' Elford Needs Our Help

Legendary Porsche racer Vic Elford is facing another battle with prostate cancer. Fellow driver Brian Redman is helping raise funds to ensure his future care.

Car Buyers Still Very Brand Loyal, Especially to Freshly Updated Models

If you like Jeep, Mustang, or Tesla today, you're incredibly likely to like that brand tomorrow, according to newly released consumer data from IHS Markit.

Volkswagen ID 4 named 2021 World Car of the Year

Honda, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche win awards in other World Car categories.

Formula E World Championship: A carbon-neutral formula for a post-pandemic recovery

Family friendly. Planet friendly. And probably most importantly, ear-friendly. Those are just some of the selling points Vancouver city council is presented with in a motion to bring a Formula E World Championship to Vancouver next summer. Councillors Sarah Kirby-Yung and Michael Wiebe have brought forth the proposal, which in addition to including a race weekend of the all-electric, open wheel racing series, would feature musical and cultural...

This rooftop tent is a photographer's dream

Pop-up tents on top of your car are an amazing way of getting back to the great outdoors.

Volkswagen ID.4 is 2021 World Car of the Year

2021 World Car Award winners revealed in five categories via livestream

Kia recalls 147,000 Seltos and Soul vehicles for fire risks, new engines needed

This recall affects the 2020 and 2021 models with the 2.0-liter engines, though one in a hundred will require a new powerplant.

Matchbox is introducing more environmentally friendly toy cars

What is the footprint of a toy car? Not much, you might think, and you’d be right on an individual level, but when you’re selling tens of thousands of tiny machines, the environmental cost of manufacturing tends to add up. Happily, Matchbox has a solution, and a plan. Starting in 2022, the company is launching a scale-size version of a Tesla Roadster which is made of 99-per-cent recycled materials, and is certified as completely carbon-neutral....

The Lincoln Zephyr Concept Is What the Continental Should Have Looked Like

Lincoln will sell you a beautiful sedan, as long as you live in China.

Regina nurse seeks parking relief during pandemic

While the city is under siege by a deadly virus, the last thing nurse Chantelle Dolney wants to think about is parking. Still, if her car sits in the same spot for more than two hours on one of the streets surrounding the Regina General Hospital (RGH), she may find she’s been given a ticket for her trouble. “Sometimes at that two-hour mark, when I’m supposed to be down moving my car, I could be in a COVID room, completely gowned up, sitting next...

Angry Tesla owner protests atop car at Shanghai Auto Show

A disgruntled Tesla Inc. owner climbed atop one of the electric vehicle pioneer’s cars on the opening day of the Shanghai Auto Show, before being dragged away by security. Wearing a white T-shirt with Chinese writing that translated as “Brake Lost Control,” the woman climbed onto a red Model 3 in Tesla’s modest booth on Monday, according to videos and photos circulating on social media. Security guards surrounded the woman, and used open...

The Audi R8 and this Chinese supercar actually share a designer

This is the Hongqi S9, and its hybrid powertrain makes 1,400 horsepower.

Want to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Kids? R&T Crew Has You Covered

Road & Track's kids club is honoring Earth Day with a limited-time offer and an awesome DIY activity.

Volvo to provide cars for Didi's self-driving test fleet

Volvo to provide cars for Didi's self-driving test fleet

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243 km/h on the Coquihalla Holler? Slow the hell down

Wheeeee! If you’ve driven on the mighty Coquihalla in British Columbia, you know that parts of it are like a fabulous roller coaster. The surrounding views are spectacular; the road is a beaut, Clark, to paraphrase an old movie. It also sports the highest speed limit in the country – it was raised to 120 km/h in some parts in 2014. Even that, however, wasn’t enough for a speed-loving Corvette owner. According to the Merritt Herald , on Saturday,...

Barn Find: 1969 Dodge Daytona

The next time you pass an old Quonset hut, you might want to peek inside. For thirty years between 1975 and 2005, in an ominous-looking white Quonset hut near Louisville, Kentucky, a red-on-white 1969 Dodge Daytona slept inside, quietly out of view. Two brothers with a bad reputation had stashed the rare winged machine away

Radwood, the Best Eighties and Nineties Car Show, Is Coming Back This Summer

If you're ready to attend an in-person car show, this one is well worth the price of admission.

Texas police to demand Tesla crash data as Musk denies Autopilot use

Texas police to demand Tesla crash data as Musk denies Autopilot use

Lincoln Zephyr Reflection Concept stuns in Shanghai with new take on styling

Lincoln mid-April took the covers off of a stunning concept vehicle at the Shanghai auto salon, featuring a throwback name but throw-forward styling. It’s called the Zephyr Reflection, and it uses Lincoln’s current “Quiet Flight” design language to envision a svelte and sexy sedan that is unexpected from the brand. Shaved door handles and an aggressive front fascia makes this a properly modern take on an old-fashioned brand. There’s also an LED...

Tesla Model S That Crashed in Texas May Not Have Been on'Autopilot'

CEO Elon Musk insists the self-driving feature wasn't and couldn't have been deployed where the car crashed. Local police say they'll subpoena Tesla for the car's data.

Ford Bronco Gets Taller Brush Guard That Doesn't Hide Grille Letters

Gotta make sure everyone knows it's a Bronco.

First Look: Audi A6 e-tron Sportback concept

If anyone thought Audi’s ambitious plan of ‘going electric’ was just more of the green hyperbole we’re wading through these days, the last month or so should erase any doubt. First it was the debut of the 2022 e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT , followed last week by the reveal of the 2022 Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron , and today at the 2021 Shanghai auto show, Audi presented an e-tron concept that is the first to use the automaker’s all-new...

Volkswagen’s ID.6 EV is an electric crossover with seating for up to 7

The VW ID.6 and VW ID.6 Crozz EV were unveiled mid-April at the 2021 Shanghai auto show, marking the first Volkswagen models designed specifically for that market and that market alone. The EV features a long wheelbase and a panoramic glass roof, with technologies also specific to the Chinese market. VW has already got a pretty wide range of EVs, but the ID.6 , based on the I.D. Roomzz, fills the niche of a three-row electric crossover SUV that...

SUV Review: 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLA 35

David Booth: Methinks there’s a common misconception that Mercedes’ AMG and BMW’s M divisions produce similar products. Oh, everyone gets that they’re different in appearance and perhaps even in tone. But, to many, especially anyone who’s never actually driven either one in anger, they can appear brothers from a different mother. They both bump up the volume with turbocharged engines. Both add big gumball tires, stiffer suspension and, truth be...

China state media calls for regulator investigation in Tesla's brake issues

China state media calls for regulator investigation in Tesla's brake issues

UBC student gets 'go home' note and keyed car over Ontario plates

While I wouldn’t dare delve into the loaded question of what it means to be a Canadian here on this dedicated car publication, I am not afraid to say this: Vandalizing a stranger’s car because they have plates from another province is one of the least Canadian things you can do. But somebody did it to Brynn Weigelt, a BC resident and student at the University of British Columbia – just because her car had Ontario licence plates. Her high from a...

Owner Review: 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SE

In 2016 when Grant and Kim Massie were shopping for a vehicle to replace Kim’s beloved 2003 Chrysler Pacifica, they tested a Nissan Juke and a Toyota RAV4. While the RAV4 was appreciated, the Juke’s unique styling held Kim captivated. The Calgarians bought the Juke, but after driving the vehicle some three years, Kim ultimately found it too small for her needs. Plus, she just wasn’t cozy in the driver’s seat. RELATED Used Vehicle Guide: 2018+...

Mercedes-Benz reveals 7-seater EQB electric crossover

Starting with the compact EQA and followed by the luxurious ( but unfortunately- styled ) EQS, Mercedes-Benz has been on an EV- announcing spree of late . At Auto Shanghai, the marque has now delivered an in-betweener : the new EQB. Adapted from the existing GLB crossover platform, the electric family hauler adds a few modern touches to the existing car’s styling . Special colours , a smoothed-over fascia, and EQB-only interior trimmings are the...

Baidu expects to supply self-driving system to 1 million cars in 3-5 years

Baidu expects to supply self-driving system to 1 million cars in 3-5 years

Porsche and Bill Nye the Science Guy show off the Taycan EV

A YouTube video series goes into some of the tech that makes the Taycan different from other electric vehicles.

Toyota says it will introduce 15 BEVs, expand electric lineup by 2025

Toyota says it will introduce 15 BEVs, expand electric lineup by 2025

My 300,000-Mile Honda S2000’s First Track Day Went Way Better Than I Expected

Nothing catastrophic happened on my car’s first time on track, but the hard driving highlighted some things that need addressing.

Project Car Update: 1967 Chevy C10 Starts and Runs

The list of things to do keeps getting smaller as we push to get Truck Norris, our project 1967 Chevrolet C10 pickup back on the road. Over the last few days, I got the engine started and ran the transmission through the gears. Minus a leak at the fuel pump outlet, there were no problems.

Hybrid and Electric Toyota Pickup Trucks Are Coming

Toyota announced plans for EV and hybrid pickups at the Shanghai auto show, but it's not clear when, or if, these models will come to North America.

Ontario town welcomes Low Speed Vehicles to its streets

Forget all the noise (or silence) about a Porsche Taycan Turbo S that goes from zero to 100 km/h in 2.6 seconds; what we really need, according to two retired Grand Bend, Ontario businessmen Don Liley and Dave Marr, is more LSVs – that’s low speed vehicles, for the uninitiated. The electric carts are manufactured in British Columbia, and the duo decided their community would be a perfect playground for the all-electric buggies – if they could...