Ford recently announced its plans to build an electric F-150, making it the latest automaker to turn its gas-powered workhorses electric. (Want to see what it’ll look like? Check out the photos.) It will have plenty of competition from strictly electric carmakers like Tesla. How will these electric trucks compare with the gas-powered ones we know and love? We take a closer look. (more…)
Car commercials during the Super Bowl are about as American as football. And while there are several automakers that will continue the tradition this year, including Audi and Mercedes-Benz, another pastime is taking root off the television screen. (more…)
MINI’s JCW (that’s John Cooper Works) name is older than you might think. Its heritage stretches back to John Cooper, the British racing driver and engineer who not only pioneered the rear-engined layout in single-seat racers, but also figured out that the Issigonis-designed BMC Mini would make a rather good race and rally car. A point that went on to be proved most famously by Paddy Hopkirk’s fabled win in the 1964 Monte Carlo rally.
It’s not only crossovers that can handle snow and sleet. Sedans with the right features (including a good pair of snow tires) can also handle tough weather. You don’t need to buy a new sedan to drive in snowy conditions. Here are the top used sedans for winter weather: Continue reading >>>