Wednesday, Nov 28


Jeep Gladiator: The Jeep pickup is finally here

After a year or more of rumors, speculation and innuendo, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is here at the LA Auto Show and it's everything we expected and more. Let's hit the important numbers first. The Jeep Gladiator has up to 30 inches of water…

Thursday, Nov 15


2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup: All the details

Fiat Chrysler accidentally (maybe on purpose) leaked pictures and specs of the new Jeep pickup going on sale next year. The eagle-eyed spies over at the Jeep Gladiator Forum (formerly Jeep Scrambler Forum) caught a few details on FCA's…

Friday, Nov 2


2020 Jeep Pickup teaser leaks its LA Auto show debut

It's no secret that Jeep is building a Wrangler-inspired pickup -- it's just a matter of what it'll be named, what it will look like and when it's going to show up. Well, the folks at JeepScrambler Forum managed to answer one of those…

Wednesday, Oct 10


Chevrolet Silverado with turbo I4 rated at 23 mpg on the highway

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado with a new four-cylinder engine will achieve an EPA-estimated 21 mpg combined, or 20 city/23 highway. The ratings, for rear-wheel-drive models, are not much better than the fuel economy of the redesigned pickup…

Wednesday, Oct 3


Kasey Kahne to miss NASCAR Dover race, still waiting for answers on his dehydration bout


Kasey Kahne will not return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend as the veteran driver continues to deal with a puzzling dehydration ailment. Regan Smith will once again drive the Leavine Family Racing No. 95 Chevrolet at…

Thursday, Aug 30

2018 Ojibwe Forests Rally Weekend Review: Higgins, Drew claim third consecutive victory


David Higgins and Craig Drew of Subaru Rally Team USA won the Muscatell Ojibwe Forests Rally this past weekend, outlasting harsh weather and tough conditions to take the win by just under two minutes.

Sunday, Aug 19


Martin Truex Jr. takes blame for NASCAR crash with Kyle Busch ... sort of

Martin Truex Jr. is willing to take half the blame for a crash that he had no control over whatsoever. The defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion says he put himself in position to be turned by Kyle Busch with 68 laps to go on…

Monday, Aug 13


2019 Chevrolet Silverado (full line) first drive: Iterate and Scatter

Eight trims, six powertrains, 20 percent more cargo space, 14 percent heavier payload capacity and 5 percent more towing capacity. There's a lot of more. August 13, 2018. Share. Facebook; Tweet; Pinterest; Email. You have to credit the…

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata first drive: Goldilocks choice

The fourth generation MX-5 Miata, which Mazda introduced for the 2016 model year, did the unthinkable and lost weight and power when compared to the third-generation car. This not only curbed the Miata's upward trend, but bucked the…

Sunday, Jul 29


Slumping NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson still looking for answers

Few professional athletes are as publicly optimistic as racing drivers. They feel "everything is going to be fine." During a slump they claim "we’re making gains every week." Sometimes you’ll hear, "W...

Saturday, Jul 28


Aric Almirola says new team means new attitude in NASCAR Cup Series


Aric Almirola was 1-for-244 when team co-owner Tony Stewart picked him to replace 0-for-191 Danica Patrick this season in the No. 10 Ford at Stewart-Haas Racing. It was something of a package deal, si...

Monday, Jul 23


7 vehicles we wouldn't have without Sergio Marchionne

As longtime FCA boss Sergio Marchionne unexpectedly left the automaker due to health issues, leaving Jeep CEO Mike Manley to take the wheel, Marchionne's departure closes an eventful chapter in several automakers' histories. Let's recall…

Saturday, Jul 21


Ultimate science experiment: NHRA's Don Schumacher Racing drivers pledge brains to CTE research

All seven drivers in the Don Schumacher Racing stable give it their all on the racetrack. They plan to continue giving even more after they're gone. On Friday, DSR announced that all seven drivers -- ...

Monday, Jul 9


IndyCar Series Iowa Race Results: James Hinchcliffe gets a reboot to his season


James Hinchcliffe has been seeking a reboot to his Verizon IndyCar Series season after not qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 in May. He found redemption with a victory Sunday at the Iowa Corn 300. T...

Friday, Jul 6


Two limited-edition Fiats pay homage to Jolly beach car

The Fiat "Jolly" Spiaggina turns 60 this month, and to celebrate the small cabriolet's anniversary Fiat is rolling out not one but two special edition models. Not familiar with this version of the 500? Just a year after the debut of the…

Sunday, Jun 24


Sprint Car star Jason Johnson dies from injuries sustained at Beaver Dam Raceway

World of Outlaws star Jason Johnson died overnight on Sunday due to injuries sustained in a crash at Beaver Dam Speedway in Wisconsin. The series confirmed the death on Sunday. With heavy hearts, we inform you of the passing of Jason…


NASCAR Trucks Gateway Results: Justin Haley scores first career win in wild finish

In a chaotic final 10 laps of Saturday night’s fifth-annual Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 presented by CK Power, Justin Haley withstood a green-white-checkered finish to score his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series…

Saturday, Jun 23


Kevin Harvick: Implementing the All-Star Package this season would be a 'massive undertaking'

The sudden about-face from NASCAR in deciding not to pursue the ‘All-Star Race package’ for the remainder of the 2018 Cup Series season was viewed as a surprise to many inside the sport. After all, it wasn’t a month ago that the league’s…

Wednesday, Jun 20


2019 Honda Insight first drive: World's most efficient Civic

Hybrids are the future, and they have been for at least the last 30 years or so -- but this time, maybe they really will be. Honda intends for “electrified vehicles,” a phrase that includes hybrids as well as pure EVs, to make up two…

Monday, Jun 18


NHRA 2018 Thunder Valley Nationals: Complete Sunday Results, Updated Point Standings


Tony Schumacher was able to lock down his first Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the 18th annual Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) were also victorious in their…

Sunday, Jun 3


VIDEO: GM executive crashes 2019 Corvette ZR1 pace car, delaying Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

The first car knocked out of Sunday's leg of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear in a Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader was not an Indy car. It was a 2019 Corvette ZR1 pace car driven by Mark Reuss, executive vice…

Saturday, Jun 2

NASCAR Xfinity Series Results: Kyle Busch overcomes penalty for victory at Pocono


A new high-downforce, restrictor-plate competition package at Pocono Raceway brought a familiar result on Saturday, at least where the NASCAR Xfinity Series is concerned. Overcoming a pit road speeding penalty that sent him to the back of…

Sunday, Apr 22


NASCAR Texas Results: Kyle Busch holds off Kevin Harvick for first win of the season


In a race that saw two of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ elite drivers play chase to the checkered flag, Kyle Busch held off Kevin Harvick to win Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Harried by Harvick for 23…

Wednesday, Apr 18


The battle for octane: Why automakers are pushing to make 95 the new standard

The auto industry is finally getting traction on its quest to make 95 octane gasoline the new regular in the United States. In testimony Friday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's environment subcommittee, Dan Nicholson,…

Tuesday, Apr 17


Tesla temporarily stops Model 3 production, again

Tesla Inc. is temporarily stopping production of the Model 3 sedan for the second time this year. The automaker is pausing its Fremont, Calif., factory to "improve automation," according to a Buzzfeed report. Last week, Tesla CEO told CBS…

Monday, Apr 16


Rapid charging, rapid expansion: Porsche plans to build 500 fast chargers across US before 2020

Porsche Cars North America plans to have at least 500 fast chargers available at dealership and highway locations across the U.S. by the end of 2019. By then, the production car based on the Porsche Mission E electric vehicle concept will…

Monday, Apr 9


Bankruptcy watch: Will Tesla make it through?

Not one to pass up a chance to troll his followers, Tesla CEO Elon Musk kicked off April joking on Twitter that the electric automaker had gone bankrupt. "Elon was found passed out against a Tesla Model 3, surrounded by 'Teslaquilla'…


Charge it! Roush bumps 2018 Ford Mustang GT to 700 hp

Faster Ford-maker Roush debuted a new supercharger kit for the already strong (460-hp) 2018 Mustang GT. The 2.65-liter front-feed blower adds 240 hp to the upgraded Coyote V8 for a total of 700 hp and 610 lb-ft of torque. The kit comes…

Friday, Mar 9