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Follow These Tips To Avoid Drowsy Driving

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Have you ever driven home late at night, only to realize that you don't actually recall the details of the drive? I have, and as a result vowed years ago to rearrange my travel schedule to avoid driving myself home...

2015 Mazda2 Review: Neo, Maxx, Genki

What’s Hot: Snappy styling, peppy engine, attractive pricing. What’s Not: Cramped rear seat, no cruise control for base model Neo. X-FACTOR: One of Australia’s most loved light cars is back, and it’s got broader appeal to boot. Vehicle Style: Five-door light hatchback Price: $14,990 (plus on-roads) to $21,990. Show More Summary

LA Preview: Limited-edition Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Porsche will build just 100 examples of the Panamera Exclusive Series.

Why Spinning Off Ferrari Makes So Much Sense For FCA

Yesterday’s announcement that Ferrari would be split off from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] and have 10 percent of its shares sold to the public is sure to have come as a shock to many, but here’s a bit of insight into why the move makes so much sense for FCA. Maserati, which is still in the early stages of its turnaround...

Land Rover Eyes Electric SUV To Rival Upcoming Tesla Model X: Report

Following news that Germany’s major luxury brands are all planning high-end electric cars to take on Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and upcoming Model X, we now have details on similar plans at Land Rover. The British automaker is rumored to be eying a low-slung, car-like crossover, and if built it’s possible the vehicle could...

2016 Ford Explorer to debut in LA

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Ford's popular Explorer is going under the knife for 2016.

LA preview: 2015 BMW X6 M

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

BMW's 2015 X6 M arrives with more power to go along with its updated looks.

New Ford Monitoring System Keeps Tabs On Cops

Have you ever slammed on the brakes at the sight of a police car and wondered what it would be like to turn the tables on the people with the radar guns? Now, there's a new bit of technology that does just that. Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has announced a new telematics system for police cars that will keep tabs on the cops while they drive...

Ferrari Shares For Sale, But Likely To Remain Family-Owned

Ferrari fans will soon be able to purchase a small slice of their beloved Italian carmaker, but they’re unlikely to be able to influence the company directly. Industry paper Automotive News reports Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) plans to put up 10 percent from its 90 percent stake in the Prancing Horse, for sale to new investors. Show More Summary

Watch This Bus Robbery Go Oh So Right In Every Possible Way

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I usually have just about zero sympathy for robbers, having been the victim of robbery myself (long story, I still miss my Xbox), but this crosses the line into the absurd and the hilarious. First he gets his hand stuck in the door, then he gets beaten with a tiny bat, and then what appears to be a spaceman shows up. Read more...

Every Non-Front-Engined Sedan

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Sedans: they're for carting nuclear families around. It makes sense to stick the engine right up at the front of the car, out of the way of the passengers in the middle, and the luggage at the back. This is not how every carmaker goes about this business. Read more...

Audi R8 Competition: The Best And Last

Audi has revealed what is expected to be the last of its current-generation R8 supercars, in the form of the special R8 Competition. Commemorating the seven-year run of the current R8, the Competition enters as the most powerful production Audi ever offered. Show More Summary

?This Telescopic Bike Shed Is A Mini Haven For The Garageless

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I spent far too many years without the luxury of a garage. Oil changes in the street and ill-fitting car/bike-covers were the norm. This telescopic garage from Germany could've been the answer. Read more...

Witness The Most 'Murican Motorsport There Is: Truck Tug-Of-War

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I can't make any more sense of this speculate than Whitesnake lyrics, but it sure looks like these boys were in it to win it at Daisy Duke's Truck Show. I ain't wasting no more time: watch some trucks try to tear each other apart. Read more...

WA: RAC Declares Traffic Signal Congestion Trial A Success

Western Australia’s RAC has declared its recent anti-congestion trial in Perth a success, reporting that the methods used “considerably decreased” heavy traffic. Using technology aimed at traffic light efficiency, the RAC says improvements to peak-hour performance showed congestion could be relieved without the need for new infrastructure. Show More Summary

When A Porsche 911 Nearly Beat An Audi Quattro

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

By 1981, the Porsche 911 just wasn't a particularly competitive rally car. It had a lot of power, but rough stages made it extremely hard work. Read more...

Volkswagen Polo Review: 2015 81TSI Comfortline DSG Auto

Vehicle Style: 5-door light hatch Price: $20,790 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 81kW/175Nm 1.2 4cyl petrol | 7spd dual-clutch auto Fuel Economy claimed: 4.8 l/100km | tested: 7.3 l/100km OVERVIEW When the current generation Volkswagen Polo arrived in Australia in 2010, it sent a ripple through the light car class. Show More Summary

How To Pop Start A C-130 Hercules

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

So you're firing up the 'ole Herk and one of the four Allison turbo prop engines won't turn over due to a sheared starter. You've got 2 choice to get things going in the event that a repair is not an option. Both choices are equally awesome. Read more...

2015 BMW X5M, X6M Performance SUVs Revealed

The latest generation of BMW M’s hero X5 M and X6 M SUVs have appeared, revealed today ahead of their LA Auto Show debut next month. Both super SUVs, which follow the 2012 and 2013 arrivals of their regular counterparts, arrive to replace the M-powered SUVs that first appeared in 2009. Show More Summary

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