Let’s face it: Nobody wants to drive what their parents drove, even if it’s the right vehicle for the task at hand. Minivan shoppers balked at their parent’s station wagon, and CUV shoppers seem to believe that minivans are the gateway to mom-jeans and velcro sneakers. Show More Summary
Think of an off-road-capable, all-wheel-drive wagon. Did you think Volkswagen? Probably not. Did you think Volkswagen Golf? Certainly not. But alas, as the world moves on and vehicle line-ups continue to expand, models such as the 2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack will continue to launch. So you live on – or frequently holiday near – a gravel […]
NASA and European Space Agency officials on May 19 said the European Service Module (ESM) for NASA’s Orion crew-transport vehicle was within budget and on schedule for a late-2018 inaugural flight pending a key review.But the ESM program...Show More Summary
With American Blue's production of Little Shop of Horrors, we find a reliably fun vehicle with a stellar Equity cast, and Jonathan Berry’s direction presents it with all the skill and care this entertaining show deserves. Recommended! (read John Olson's entire review....)
The Toyota Land Cruiser is legendary for its prowess as a sport utility vehicle. The Lexus LX 570 is the premium brand's take on that SUV. The new body styling, updated transmission, and roomier interior are high points for 2016 – none...Show More Summary
Take a deep breath, because the 2016 Volkswagen Transporter TDI400 LWB Dual Cab Chassis is both a big utility vehicle physically and big in name. For the purposes of our sanity in delivering this review, we’ll refer to it from here as the Volkswagen Transporter – and if you need a dual-cab work for the novel […]
When almost all the high-strung manual-transmission vehicles vanish in favor of semi-autonomous connected cars, the Atom may be the savior for those who love driving purity. Continue reading The American Ariel Atom 3S Reviewed: Fountain...Show More Summary
If you're reading this review of the Steven Seagal vehicle "The Asian Connection," it is probably too late to dissuade you from seeing almost any other movie. I get it: you want to see a movie with a vaguely racist-sounding title starring...Show More Summary
Remember when John Travolta and Nicolas Cage packing heat in a genre movie was a major event? Back in the summer of 1997, the two actors—one a newly minted Oscar winner, the other a newly minted Oscar nominee—lent their sizable star power to one of the nuttiest, most psychologically thrilling action movies Hollywood has ever engineered. Show More Summary
Medium SUVs are fast becoming the single most popular vehicle type for Australians, with sales up double-digits again this year. One of the better-known nameplates within this intensely fought sales race is the Mitsubishi Outlander. Here we look at the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Exceed DiD diesel, which competes with a frankly bewildering list of rivals: […]
australians fell for the mercedes-benz c-class from the moment it launched last year and it soon became the top-selling $60,000-plus passenger vehicle. it then prompted a reactionary specification boost for arch rival, the bmw 3 series. Show More Summary
Every great modern detective has a vehicle that sums them up in a visual nutshell. Morse had the Jag, Columbo had that Peugeot deathtrap, Jack Irish had the Studebaker for a while, and to a lesser extent, the Scooby Gang had the Mystery...Show More Summary
The Lexus RX isn’t a sales success; it’s a sales phenomenon. It’s a magical cash generating unicorn that can seemingly do no wrong. The RX outsells every other luxury vehicle in America. Despite sales being down 6.5 percent in 2015, the RX crossover nearly outsold the entire Lincoln brand. Show More Summary
SMG Studio's keeping the new cars coming to the fun Thumb Drift [Free]. 12 new cars in total have been added to the game, several focusing on guests from across internet and automobile culture. A Rooster Teeth Tactical Vehicle is in the game. Beau Yates, a popular Australian drifter, by which I mean someone who
The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e—that’s the new plug-in hybrid version of the X5 sport-utility vehicle—is going to draw you in with its numbers: 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds; 14 miles in all-electric mode; 24 mpg combined. The numbers add up to an alluring (and image-greening) idea: that you could charge up each night and have enough of a...
BMW is taking a highly interesting approach to vehicle electrification, of the partial and fully-fledged varieties. On the one hand, it makes the radically styled i3 hatch and i8 coupe, made with carbon-fibre in a sustainably-powered factory, and designed to shout an environmentally friendly pitch to the heavens. On the other, there are plug-in hybrid vehicles […]
AxleGeeks read Edmunds user reviews of the highest rated cars since 2010, and synthesized these reviews to pull out the features and characteristics car owners liked most about their vehicles. Only base models and cars with at least 30 user reviews were considered.
When it comes to largely forgotten but worthwhile vehicles, the Suzuki Kizashi mid-sized sedan might well be the byword. When the Kizashi launched in early 2010 as the flagship of Suzuki’s range, it stood out with its lovely proportions, pervasive sense of refinement and above-average dynamics. Over the ensuing six-and-a-bit years, though, the mid-sized game […]
At 81, it is admirable that director Garry Marshall is still cranking out feature films. Unfortunately, since he started turning faux holidays into excuses for movies with Valentine’s Day in 2010, followed in 2011 by New Year’s Eve, he — and we — have been experiencing diminishing returns. Show More Summary
When his son died following a car accident in New York state in 2011—he was a passenger in a vehicle that "drifted over the yellow line" and collided with another—Ben Lieberman was amazed that police didn't review the driver's cellphone records. The driver said he fell asleep at...