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My Favorite Car At The Detroit Auto Show Was A Joke My Favorite Car At The Detroit Auto Show Was A Joke

This year’s Detroit Auto Show had a big focus on trucks and autonomous crossover concepts, and most of the big stuff was out of the way before the show even officially began. That left the other companies some space to show up with some surprises.

Why Infiniti's Design Boss Says Beautiful Sedans Aren't Dead Yet

Infiniti brought one of the most intriguing concept cars to the Detroit Auto Show this year, in part because it was one of the only actual concepts revealed, but also because it’s a beautifully sculpted package that finds a tricky balance of design and new engineering. Here’s what its designer had to say about the…

Comment Of The Day: Petty Revenge Edition Comment Of The Day: Petty Revenge Edition

Revenge is a dish best served deep fried with pickles.

A Press Photo Of The 2019 Ram Rebel May Hint At An Upcoming Hellcat Truck A Press Photo Of The 2019 Ram Rebel May Hint At An Upcoming Hellcat Truck

Check the clock. It may be time for Ram to finally give us the Hellcat-powered truck we don’t need or deserve, but that we want.

The 2019 Kia Forte Isn't Any More Powerful But At Least It's Hot Now The 2019 Kia Forte Isn't Any More Powerful But At Least It's Hot Now

Kia brought a new 2019 Forte sedan to the Detroit Auto Show. Now, it has an optional CVT—confusingly reffered to by Kia as an “IVT,” more on that in a moment—and its engine runs on the Atkinson Cycle. It also copied enough of the Kia Stinger’s look to glow up and be kind of hot.

Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept: Behold The Opulent Flagship Crossover Future Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept: Behold The Opulent Flagship Crossover Future

Lexus understands that a modern flagship should be a massive, comfy, opulent SUV, so it introduced the LF-1 Limitless Concept at the Detroit Auto Show.

Video Shows NYPD Cop Get Hit By A Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Drifting Through Times Square Video Shows NYPD Cop Get Hit By A Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Drifting Through Times Square

A New York City cop has been injured after trying to stop what appears to be a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG from drifting through Times Square, and the incident was all caught on video.

What Are You Looking Forward To Most From The Detroit Auto Show? What Are You Looking Forward To Most From The Detroit Auto Show?

The 2018 Detroit Auto Show kicks off this weekend, with a lot of potential for some big reveals, and just as much potential to be a big disappointment (as with every auto show).

Comment Of The Day: Weird View Mirrors Edition Comment Of The Day: Weird View Mirrors Edition

GM thought it was clever by announcing a self-driving Bolt without a steering wheel nor pedals, which was actually just a cheap chop job that is pretty lame and uninventive. GM also decided to leave a particular component that doesn’t seem necessary anymore.

The New Toyota Supra Will Finally Debut At The Geneva Motor Show: Report The New Toyota Supra Will Finally Debut At The Geneva Motor Show: Report

Hello, and welcome back to the exhausting news cycle surrounding the alleged upcoming all-new successor to the Toyota Supra. Today’s update comes from Auto Express, which claims the new car will debut at the Geneva Motor Show under the Gazoo Racing brand.

What's The Best Hand-Me-Down Car? What's The Best Hand-Me-Down Car?

I’ve been doing some homework on the Ford Ranger, oh, for no reason, when I came to the realization that the Ranger, and other small trucks like it, are pretty good vehicles that families could get a good use out of before handing down to the next generation.

The Deadly Phenomenon They Don't Teach You In Driver's Ed The Deadly Phenomenon They Don't Teach You In Driver's Ed

As the automotive industry progressively improves the safety of its vehicles, it seems issues of driver awareness and visibility also increase. Thickening pillars and smaller windows coupled with an awkward road design make for a particularly dangerous intersection in Hampshire, England that suffers from a phenomenon…

Comment Of The Day: It's Not Rocket Science Edition Comment Of The Day: It's Not Rocket Science Edition

Fission and fusion... it’s science but it’s not rocket science.

Ford Is Bringing A Mysterious New ST Car (Or SUV?) To Detroit Ford Is Bringing A Mysterious New ST Car (Or SUV?) To Detroit

Ford released a cryptic new teaser with the former Top Gear Stig Ben Collins hinting at a new ST model. What the hell could it be?

Tesla's Working On A Fix To Stop Its Wipers From Spraying People With Rainwater Tesla's Working On A Fix To Stop Its Wipers From Spraying People With Rainwater

Tesla finally got around to working out automatically activated windshield wipers, launching another “beta” test for the feature last week. There’s a slight issue involving the wipers flinging water onto owners that still needs ironing out, but Elon Musk has announced that a fix is on the way.

Toyota And Mazda Picked Alabama For $1.6 Billion Plant: Report Toyota And Mazda Picked Alabama For $1.6 Billion Plant: Report

After announcing a partnership back in August, Toyota and Mazda have settled on a location in Alabama to build a new $1.6 billion production facility, according to Automotive News. The move follows an industry trend of shifting or keeping automotive production stateside.

What The Cadillac CTS-V Can Teach You About New York City Driving What The Cadillac CTS-V Can Teach You About New York City Driving

Moving can be stressful, especially if you’re moving to a big city like New York just a few days after graduating college. During these busy times, it’s best to minimize distractions and limit the amount of tasks and responsibilities at hand, which is why my editors decided to get me a 640 horsepower Cadillac CTS-V…

Bridge Ices Before Road Bridge Ices Before Road

If you don’t see the sign, expect to do the time (paying off your increased insurance rates after sliding on a sheet of ice that was formerly an off-ramp and straight into a pileup of crashed cars).

Lockheed Martin May Be Closer To Completing The Hypersonic SR-72 Than We Thought Lockheed Martin May Be Closer To Completing The Hypersonic SR-72 Than We Thought

Jack O’Banion, Vice President of Strategy and Customer Requirements, Advanced Development Programs for Lockheed Martin may have just unintentionally revealed that America’s next hypersonic warplane is much farther along the development process than previously suggested.

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