02/10/16 - 01:43 PM EST
The refreshed Nissan Sentra is no match for models such as the Hyundai Elantra, Honda Civic and Chevrolet Cruze.
02/08/16 - 11:14 AM EST
Forget all you thought you knew about a budget sedan, because the 2017 Hyundai Elantra is something completely different. It offers a winning combination of luxury features and value price.
01/25/16 - 02:42 PM EST
Acer’s Chromebook R11 has some new display tricks and is an ideal laptop for children, the elderly and those who type on airplanes.
01/21/16 - 08:10 AM EST
If you want a VW Beetle that’s more rugged and anything but boring, salvation has arrived in the form of the Dune version.
01/20/16 - 08:09 AM EST
The redesigned Jaguar XF has interesting styling and will compete capably in the midsize luxury sedan segment.
01/09/16 - 10:00 AM EST
Kia, Mazda and Jaguar are offering new models that perform exceptionally and have great styling.
12/23/15 - 01:25 PM EST
Are you looking to tow between 8,500 and 12,300 pounds with your pickup truck? This abandoned space is now filled by the Nissan Titan XD diesel.
12/22/15 - 01:14 PM EST
How do you improve fuel economy by 32% without adding significant weight and cost, and without hindering performance? Range Rover's answer is diesel.
12/19/15 - 12:09 PM EST
The RAV4 Hybrid may get even more than the 34 MPG advertised for highway driving.
12/17/15 - 09:17 AM EST
Nissan’s best-selling Altima gets a mid-cycle refresh, but it is not as good as some of its competitors in the mid-sized sedan segment.
12/07/15 - 02:26 PM EST
Eight plug-in cars outsold Tesla in Netherlands in November, while Tesla’s sales have been flat throughout the year.
11/20/15 - 08:07 AM EST
The Japanese auto manufacturer produces most of its 1.4 million vehicles near its Hiroshima headquarters.
11/15/15 - 02:21 PM EST
The 2016 Volkswagen Passat offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, making it an infotainment leader. It also has a great engine.
11/09/15 - 01:37 PM EST
Kia Motors' new Optima midsize sedan is a top pick in its class. Here's an in-depth review, based on extensive testing.
10/17/15 - 08:03 AM EDT
The Miata MX-5 costs less than $30,000 and looks good, but it's not easy to drive in city traffic.
10/15/15 - 11:08 AM EDT
Mazda’s tiny CX-3 mini crossover is stylish and has user-friendly controls, but the engine doesn't match up to competitors in its class.
09/30/15 - 08:28 AM EDT
The Jeep Renegade isn’t your car for freeway driving or fuel economy, but its cool design, user-friendly controls and off-road capability may trump those deficiencies for many drivers.
09/30/15 - 08:14 AM EDT
The Volkswagen Touareg SUV is in its last year of production before a redesign but has a smooth ride and great styling.
09/29/15 - 08:27 AM EDT
The Ford Escape SUV offers the most surprising quality among 100 cars tested. The SUV earns the highest recommendation.
09/23/15 - 12:09 PM EDT
There's too much hypocrisy in recent criticism of Volkswagen. Do you ride on jet airplanes? Do you drive faster than the speed limit? Do you want to curb CO2 emissions?
09/22/15 - 08:57 AM EDT
The crossover SUV will arrive in showrooms in 2018 and have a 300-mile range.
09/11/15 - 12:09 PM EDT
The Lexus RX is America’s best-selling luxury vehicle, so this all-new 2016 model is a big deal in terms of market importance.
09/10/15 - 11:13 AM EDT
The 2016 Prius has new exciting interior details, but more importantly a whole new factory assembly technique underpinning it.
09/01/15 - 09:13 AM EDT
Toyota and Kia have the freshest minivans in the market. Which one is the best?
08/12/15 - 12:19 PM EDT
The Jaguar F-type has a wonderful exhaust note while looking great -- but it lacks Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
08/04/15 - 12:01 PM EDT
In July's U.S. auto sales stats, a curious tale emerges -- sales of SUVs are growing while sales of eco-cars are shrinking.
07/30/15 - 10:50 AM EDT
Major automakers are launching cars that will have infotainment systems using Google's Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
07/28/15 - 10:45 AM EDT
The world's most beautiful SUV is also the best at handling. However, you may want to wait for the diesel version in the fall.
07/22/15 - 02:17 PM EDT
Mercedes thinks our future is in SUVs. Ford’s futurists emphasize bicycles, but in reality Ford sells SUVs and pickup trucks, too.
07/22/15 - 11:00 AM EDT
The industry’s best estimates suggest Tesla’s North American sales were up 57% in 2015, contrary to what AutoNation Mike Jackson said on CNBC.
07/21/15 - 10:55 AM EDT
Jaguar Land Rover is adding diesel engines to all of its vehicles except one in the U.S. market. But will the new infotainment system measure up?
07/09/15 - 02:14 PM EDT
Scion’s two new budget cars are nice, bit unlike competing GM’s cars, they lack some key personal technology features.
07/09/15 - 10:48 AM EDT
Ford’s F-150 pickup truck powers your laptops, smartphones and SiriusXM connection better than other vehicles, making it a great choice for technology-dependent professionals.
07/08/15 - 09:18 AM EDT
The plug-in hybrid version of Mercedes' S550 luxury sedan can achieve 100 mpg if you plug it in often enough, but be prepared to lose some trunk space.
07/02/15 - 11:41 AM EDT
What does Tesla’s June quarter delivery number mean relative to expectations and, more importantly, in relation to the 2015 and 2016 sales outlook?
06/23/15 - 09:36 AM EDT
The owners of Ferrari now offer you a bargain if you’ll take it with an Alfa Romeo badge and lose four cylinders.
06/18/15 - 03:00 PM EDT
Out of nearly 150 new car models I tested in the last year, these are the best top 10 cars and SUVs for the money.
06/12/15 - 03:20 PM EDT
A minivan that looks like an elegant luxury car inside and out? Yes, that yielded Kia an annual growth rate of over 400%.
06/03/15 - 09:44 AM EDT
The resale value of a new car will suffer if you buy it before Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available for it. Don’t make the mistake of buying now.
06/01/15 - 11:30 AM EDT
Audi A3 shows record sales increases, and the diesel version can yield around 50 MPG on the highway.
05/27/15 - 04:30 PM EDT
GM has announced Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to be a standard feature on its cars, starting with 14 Chevrolet models this upcoming model year.
05/13/15 - 09:51 AM EDT
Nissan Rogue grew U.S. sales 22% in 2014 and 32% thus far in 2015. What’s behind this amazing success story of 200,000 cars sold in 2014?
05/11/15 - 01:37 PM EDT
An imaginative take on how Tesla could justify needing another $3 billion from investors.
05/05/15 - 03:24 PM EDT
Tesla's luxurious P85D matches and beats the competition in several categories, but a cheaper car might still be better for you.
04/20/15 - 09:02 AM EDT
The Subaru Forester has an attractive body and great potential, but the experience is ruined by a poor infotainment system.
04/16/15 - 01:48 PM EDT
The Jaguar XJL is a good alternative to Mercedes S550, BMW 750 and Lexus LS for the back seat rider, whether CEO or head of state.
04/10/15 - 04:26 PM EDT
The delivery lead times for Tesla’s cars are unusually short for custom-made cars in the auto industry. Why?
04/07/15 - 01:30 PM EDT
In the middle of 2014, Toyota did something unexpected: completely re-tooled the Camry, America's best-selling car. And it's much better.
04/06/15 - 01:16 PM EDT
NY Auto Show sees attractively priced high-volume cars launched by Nissan, Volkswagen, Chevrolet and Mitsubishi.
04/06/15 - 10:11 AM EDT
Google gets Acer’s help in attacking the high-resolution 15.6 inch screen laptop market with the market’s first $349 Chromebook.
04/02/15 - 11:47 AM EDT
The New York Auto Show wasn't all about super-luxury and high-end performance cars.
11/10/14 - 06:10 AM EST
Mercedes' in-house futurist made a perfect call on the key 2014 trends driving U.S. auto sales: gasoline prices and SUVs vs. hybrids.
11/05/14 - 06:10 AM EST
Subaru is setting industry-leading U.S. sales records this year.
10/27/14 - 12:09 PM EDT
Volkswagen may soon join all the other major automakers and launch a hydrogen fuel cell car, but the consumer economics for hydrogen fuel cell cars look like an uphill battle.
10/20/14 - 06:10 AM EDT
Wahlman drove the 2015 Audi A3 diesel 834 miles on one tank -- just 13.2 gallons -- for a record 63 MPG. Is this the ultimate road trip car?
10/08/14 - 09:58 AM EDT
The BMW i8 is BMW’s $147,000 answer to Tesla and Porsche, except it’s also a very different -- and more rare -- car. Here's what it's like to drive it.
10/01/14 - 05:14 PM EDT
GM confirms three new plug-in electric cars, including a pure EV and a range-topping Cadillac luxury sedan.
09/27/14 - 12:15 PM EDT
Claims that Tesla outsells the Mercedes S-Class linger on. But in 2014, the Mercedes S-Class outsold Tesla handily. Here's what you need to know.
09/26/14 - 12:49 PM EDT
Like Tesla, Buick manufactures luxury sedans. A comparison of the two companies' sales and valuations suggests one of these companies is wildly overvalued.
09/08/14 - 01:11 PM EDT
Recent musings by Elon Musk about perhaps cutting another deal with Toyota, don't seem like a positive for Tesla stock.
09/04/14 - 09:37 AM EDT
Nvidia's graphics chips had been confined mostly to high-end PCs. Now they're in a new Chromebook made by Acer.
09/04/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
The Chevrolet Spark EV isn't as impressive as its competitors, but its powerful electric motor could be the heart of a more exciting car in the future.
09/04/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
A new report details the simple fact that in August BMW's electric car sales in the U.S. were 70% larger than Tesla's.
09/03/14 - 09:04 AM EDT
LG’s new flagship Android smartphone is the G3, but the one I still recommend is LG’s own Nexus 5.
08/19/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Subaru vastly out-sells and out-grows Tesla in the U.S. market. How does its first hybrid offering perform?
08/18/14 - 09:31 AM EDT
The new Asus 13-inch Chromebook for $230 is the outstanding laptop value in its class.
08/15/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
The best 'regular car' in the market today is Volkswagen’s small diesel.
08/13/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Why bother with hydrogen cars if they will cost more than gasoline and diesel cars? Stay tuned for an orgy of subsidies.
08/06/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Kia Soul U.S. sales are up 23% so far this year while Tesla’s U.S. sales decline. What gives?
08/04/14 - 08:55 AM EDT
Dodge may surprise you by delivering superior performance compared with the Tesla at half the cost.
07/28/14 - 12:10 PM EDT
Challenging market leaders Nissan, GM and Mitsubishi, BMW launches the buildout of a free supercharging network for its electric cars.
07/28/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
New rumors don’t change my view: GM will have two different plug-in electric car platforms in the next one to three years.
07/18/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
A new electric car fast-charging network for metropolitan areas: The non-Tesla auto companies could join together for an investment.
07/17/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Here's the case for BMW to announce a supercharger deal with Tesla -- or with someone else -- very soon.
07/15/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Lexus offers a new, aggressively styled 'small' SUV that isn’t that small.
07/08/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell car will take several years to catch on, but so what?
07/07/14 - 09:23 AM EDT
The Nissan LEAF has been improved a lot, and now offers superb quality feel and usability. Small wonder it is the best-selling electric car.
07/01/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Using Tesla's valuation multiples, GM's large SUV factory in Texas could be worth $400 billion.
06/30/14 - 11:26 AM EDT
Google's developers conference was not just about new features. It was also about initiatives that lower product prices, expand the size of the market and increase market share.
06/30/14 - 09:00 AM EDT
The overall luxury and interior comfort of the Audi A8 is to the Tesla Model S what Buckingham Palace is to a Burger King.
06/19/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Tesla's 35,000 cars per year is too little revenue, too little profit, in relation to how it is affecting the big automakers.
06/13/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Tesla opening up its charging network takes away the rationale for the premium multiple on the stock.
06/10/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Porsche's attempt to compete with the other plug-in electric cars comes up short. The Panamera lacks in smoothness.
06/02/14 - 05:25 PM EDT
Apple is half a decade behind the curve while simultaneously falling short on every expectation.
05/30/14 - 06:30 AM EDT
Google partners with LG to deliver a 22-inch desktop PC with everything included for $350 or less. Read it and weep, Apple.
05/30/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Nissan's electric minivan enters service with Google on a test basis. I drove the first car on U.S. soil. Here's what I've learned.
05/29/14 - 09:23 AM EDT
LG takes the smartphone to a whole new hardware level: 1440x2560 pixel resolution. In a 5.5 inch display. That's much more than a new TV.
05/22/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Regular new gasoline/diesel cars are already so clean that electric cars bring essentially zero air quality benefit.
05/20/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Premium diesel power on stilts. The smooth, elegant, sporty-handling and very powerful Audi Q5 SUV.
05/16/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
One source tells me BMW's i5 and i9 electric cars will arrive already in 2015, and be different variants of SUVs/crossovers. I'm slightly skeptical but it's worth discussing.
05/15/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
The all-new 2015 VW Golf diesel has a large upscale interior, drives extremely well, and reduces pollution by 40% over the 2014 model alone.
05/14/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
With its first electric car for the U.S. market, the VW eGolf sets out to challenge market leader Nissan and its Leaf.
05/12/14 - 08:57 AM EDT
Facebook's Oculus immersive glasses make for a perfect companion to the new Parrot BeBop drone: A flying spy camera for every Facebooker.
05/02/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Enthusiastic electric car buyers often aren't comparing their new car against a brand-new gasoline or diesel car, but rather against something older.
04/29/14 - 10:38 AM EDT
Mercedes' first relevant electric car takes aim at BMW i3, but consumers will also compare it against Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt.
04/25/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
For most people, plug-in hybrids win over pure electric cars. But neither provide cost payback or environmental benefit over basic gasoline/diesel cars.
04/23/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Chargers that are always taken all the time have created a nightmare for owners of pure EVs as opposed to plug-in hybrids
04/22/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
The three winners from the NY Auto Show were the 2015 Kia Sedona minivan, Nissan's free electric car charging card, and the BMW X5 plug-in hybrid SUV.
04/17/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
Important updates on Nissan's electric car plans include swift battery improvements, a plug-in hybrid car and much more.
04/11/14 - 06:00 AM EDT
The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 has the most luxurious, tasteful and rational interior of any car in its price class -- $23,000 to the low $30,000s.