Autos: Research

2018 Lexus LS: What You Need to Know

Tuesday  18:02,   01 may 2018

The fully-redesigned 2018 Lexus LS is a well-rounded super luxury car, but it still finishes in the middle of our rankings. This Lexus fails to match the infotainment offerings and rear-seat space of other cars in the class. The 2018 Lexus LS is[...]
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Electric Vehicle Home Charger Buyer’s Guide

Thursday  18:15,   26 april 2018

Say you’re ready to adopt electric mobility for your commuting and daily errands: where will you charge the thing? If your plan is to rely on public charging facilities, remember that cold winter temperatures can cause severe loss of range. That’s[...]

Cars Americans Don’t Want to Buy

Thursday  18:12,   26 april 2018

The U.S. auto industry’s growth streak that began in 2010 ended in 2017 as car and light truck sales fell 1.8% from 2016. Some manufacturers, however, took a bigger hit than[...]

Mazda takes Mazda6 upmarket with mid-cycle refresh

Wednesday  20:26,   25 april 2018

New front and rear clips and almost all-new interior, floor to ceiling 1/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Mazda6 interior 2/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Mazda6 3/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018[...]

RIP Diesel-powered cars, 2018

Wednesday  18:16,   25 april 2018

Diesel engines were supposed to help us transition to an all-electric transportation system, but it turns out it was too little, too late. Video: 2018 Tesla Model 3 Quick Drive (provided by Consumer Reports) Your browser does not support[...]

Depreciation Appreciation: 2008-2015 Infiniti G37 / Q60

Wednesday  16:06,   25 april 2018

<p>Launched for model year 2008 as an all-new machine with a new engine, new look, and new platform, the two-door G37 was available in coupe and convertible variants over its lifespan, depending on the year in question. Special high-performing[...]

Ford F-150 diesel ratings a Power Stroke of genius

Tuesday  17:37,   24 april 2018

Ford’s new F-150 Power Stroke diesel posts top fuel efficiency ratings 1/6 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke 2/6 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke 3/6 SLIDES © Provided by[...]

Used Vehicle Review: Nissan Sentra, 2013-2018

Tuesday  17:07,   24 april 2018

<p>With a complete do-over for model year 2013, the latest-generation Nissan Sentra hit the road in 2012 with more space, luxury, technology, and feature content than any before[...]

What Happens When Your Tesla Model 3 Is Ready

Thursday  17:11,   19 april 2018

The long wait is, well, not quite over.Sort of. Here's what happens when Tesla emails you that "Your Model 3 Is Ready to[...]

Can the All-New 2019 Ford Focus Prove Size Doesn't Matter?

Tuesday  17:07,   17 april 2018

Ford's iconic small car grows up with a global education. Will it be enough to get us Americans out of our crossovers?Ever since the first global Focus landed on our shores in 2011, Ford's small car has been known as a pleasant little econobox[...]'s Most Searched Vehicles Last Quarter

Tuesday  17:07,   17 april 2018

There are hundreds of thousands of vehicles for sale on, ranging from the tiniest compacts to the biggest pickups, and even RVs and powersports equipment.&nbsp;There are hundreds of thousands of vehicles for sale on,[...]

Types of Electric Vehicles, Explained

Monday  15:42,   16 april 2018

<p>We’ll help you cut through some of the terminologies swirling around the electrified vehicle marketplace</p> 1/9 SLIDES © 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV-05-LW.jpg [...]

Automakers Increasingly Offer Ways to Deactivate Stop/Start Systems (Temporarily)

Thursday  17:07,   12 april 2018

<p>New-car buyers can expect to see more stop/start engine technologies—and temporary override options. Here's why.</p><p>.</p>When Buick launched the 2019 Envision last month, the brand said a decision to add an Off switch to its[...]

A Brief History of Automobile Warranties

Tuesday  18:47,   10 april 2018

<p>Caveat emptor, or buyer beware, was the guiding principle during the earliest days of the automobile era</p>Caveat emptor, or buyer beware, was the guiding principle during the earliest days of the automobile era. Cars were an amalgam of[...]

Auto Shows Can Be a Secret Weapon for Car Shoppers

Tuesday  17:56,   10 april 2018

Car shows are an excellent place for would-be buyers to compare and contrast the latest offerings without the pressure of salespeople looking over their shoulders—if those buyers are prepared. AlCar shows are an excellent place for would-be buyers[...]