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Weekly Recap: NHTSA searches for answers after Congressional grilling

By the end of the lengthy session, senators had painted the unflattering portrait of a toothless agency in disarray. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received a brutal one-two punch from Congress this week for its response...Show More Summary

Stop-start problems could lead to rise of ultracapacitors

The proliferation of start-stop systems in today's cars and trucks is pretty simple to explain. With these systems, manufacturers have an easy, mostly unobtrusive way of boosting a vehicle's fuel economy. As with just about anythingShow More Summary

Best Selling Cars Around The Globe: Coast to Coast 2014 – Nashville, Tennessee

Follow all my Coast to Coast 2014 trip reports as they get published here. After crossing Georgia and part of Tennessee – the State of Davy Crockett, Aretha Franklin and Dolly Parton (of course) – we have now landed in Nashville, the country music capital of the world. Show More Summary

Ian James Corlett’s ElectroPorsche: From Beater To Electrifying Showstopper

[AUTHOR'S NOTE: This story is one I've been pursuing since a couple of days before returning to TTAC on the back of the Bumpasaurus Rex last October. As today is my 36th birthday, this is my gift to you, dearest B&B. - CA] Meet Ian James Corlett and his 1966 Porsche 912. Show More Summary

Chart Of The Day: Subaru vs. Volkswagen

It’s not a brand new thing, this Subaru-besting-Volkswagen trend. But when Subaru outsold the Volkswagen brand in the United States in 2009 and 2010, Subaru was on a rapid upswing despite the market’s sharp decline, and all auto sales results were thought to be skewed by the recession. Show More Summary

Luxurious Cadillac Escalade Concept One by Lexani has an incredibly cool interior

What you see here is unmistakably Cadillac Escalade from the outside, but once you look at the interior it has nothing to do with the big American SUV. The only....

Hilarious Slow Motion Video Captures People’s Faces As They Get Hit With A 300,000-Volt Taser

This is not a photo from a home made sex video, though some of these face expressions look straight out of bedroom. What you see are people’s faces, who get....

Peugeot Quartz crossover concept with a 500bhp HYbrid drivetrain revealed ahead of Paris debut

Paris Motor Show is going to be one of the biggest car shows for the remaining part of this year. French automakers are bringing out their best and latest together....

This Is Little Hardcore! Watch 19 Daredevils Unicycle The Mountains Of Moab

Unicycling takes lot of practice, but once you get the hang of it, you are all set and not likely to fall easily. Of course that means you are unicycling....

All-new Volvo XC90 R-Design revealed with sportier look

Volvo has unveiled the first details and images of the R-Design version of the all new XC90, featuring a sportier and more dynamic look. The R-Design is all about visual....

This Is Just Insane! Watch Daredevil Holding a Glider’s Tail While Flying On Another Glider

I am not a big fan of Red Bull energy drinks but love all the stunts the company sponsors and is involved with. This latest one from Red Bull Skydiving....

BMW X5 driver repeatedly fails to understand big rig braking distances

Nobody should be shocked that a big, heavy vehicle like a semi truck takes a longer distance to stop than the average passenger car; it's just basic physics. However, this BMW X5 driver seemingly has a major problem grasping the concept, and it results in some serious damage to the back of his SUV. The whole incident is very confusing to watch. Show More Summary

What you missed on 9.19.14

2015 Ford Mustang first drive Finally. After drooling over the 2015 Ford Mustang since it first drove onto our screens last year, we've now had the chance to drive Ford's pony car in and around Los Angeles. Jonathon Ramsey focuses on what's most important here, the actual driving dynamics, in his full review. Show More Summary

The ugly economics of green vehicles

It's fair to say that most consumers would prefer a green vehicle, one that has a lower impact on the environment and goes easy on costly fuel (in all senses of the term). The problem is that most people can't - or won't - pay the price premium or put up with the compromises today's green cars demand. Show More Summary

Is Lamborghini readying a hybrid for Paris?

Lamborghini had us seriously stumped when it released its teaser (above) for a new vehicle that'll debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. The image seemed to depict a fastback GT somewhat reminiscent of Lambo's earlier 2+2 models like...Show More Summary

Ford opens the doors on its Swedish rally skunkworks

It's always amazing to see how different kinds of racecars are made. Formula One racers are often constructed in modern architectural marvels that hint at some of the cutting-edge technology going into the racing. Conversely, rallying is all about sliding around on a varied course as fast as possible, but it often leaves a vehicle caked in mud. Show More Summary

Man orders $20M-worth of Rolls-Royce Phantoms

The term "luxury" gets thrown around a lot when speaking about vehicles that are actually somewhat affordable like BMWs and Cadillacs, but Rolls-Royce and hotel magnate Stephen Hung (above in the wild suit) are proving what real opulence really is with the largest single order from the fabled British marque, ever. Show More Summary

Cadillac’s RWD Flagship Is Going Into Production

Cadillac confirmed that a rear-drive flagship would go into production next year at GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. In a statement released to the media, Cadillac boss Johan De Nysschen said “The objective for this upcoming model...Show More Summary

2015 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition goes dark, looks good

Forget about the so-called sporty Chevrolet Silverado Rally Edition. If you want a General Motors pickup with some added style, this one looks like a more cohesive, well-done package to our eyes (though it's also not "sporty," despite GM using that term over and over again). Show More Summary

Watch as upset motorist drives off flatbed truck to avoid parking ticket

There are few things more frustrating in life than watching your car being towed away and not being able to do anything about it. However, this guy reportedly in Walthamstow, East London, apparently wasn't going to let that happen to...Show More Summary

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