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Recalls: The Tesla Model X gets recalled for a third-row seat issue

It seems the Tesla Model X crossover is off to a bit of a rough start, first with mixed critic reviews, and now a recall, according to┬áThe Verge. The safety alarm is sounded off for the Model X’s third-row seating arrangement on some 2,700 models in total. Some people in some lab coats found that […]

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2016 Geek Squad – Toyota Prius c

Have tech problems? Geek Squad will begin to show up in a 2016 Toyota Prius c instead of the VW Beetle w/ video

For years, BestBuy’s consumer technical support team has always had mobile capabilities, thanks to the fleet of previous-generation Volkswagen Beetles being used for transport. Now, in an move to be more “geek-chic,” the branch of BestBuy sensibly opted for a lot of 2016 Toyota Prius c hybrids, which the company says is a smart move […]

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Tesla Motors does away with the grille on the Model S for its facelift

Some previous rumors and reports were lingering, suggesting the Tesla Model S was going to receive a mid-cycle refresh and facelift for the new model year, and it’s finally here. The biggest and most prominent change to the Model S is the redesign of the front bumper, which now more closely resembles the Model X […]

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Report: Toyota teams up with Uber and The Huffington post to combat drowsy driving w/ video

In addition to driving under the influence, driving while fatigued poses major risks and it’s not that hard to develop slowed reactions from lack of sleep and being behind the wheel. It’s often said that the less sleep you get, the more you’re likely to behave like someone who’s been enjoying five o’clock too early […]

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2016 Tesla Model S

Report: A facelift for the Tesla Model S is rumored to be near

Roadshow recently claimed to have spoken to “company insiders” regarding the possibility of a facelift update for the Tesla Model S sedan. According to this latest rumor, the update could be revealed as early as next week. Of course, details are sparse and limited, but speculation and common sense point in the direction of similar […]

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General Motors’ design chief Ed Welburn to retire in July

Some rather sad news was published on GM’s PR wire to announce that the corporation’s head of design, Ed Welburn, will be retiring on July 1, bringing an end to his long, 44-year career with the automaker. Taking his place will be Michael Simcoe, who was formerly GM’s international design vice president for Australia and […]

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Report: If you drove at all last year, you helped Americans travel nearly 3.15 trillion miles in total

Despite the continuous war against fuel consumption and the push for more conservative driving practices, Americans did almost exactly the opposite by racking up a total of nearly 3.15 trillion miles traveled in the year 2015. Not exactly surprising, since we take our ability to move freely with pride and exercise our right to drive […]

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2016 Mercedes-Benz Actros Autonomous Trucks Test

Mercedes-Benz Actros successfully completed a journey testing three autonomous big rigs

Autonomous driving technology might sound like the death of the manually-piloted automobile and thus, the end of driving fun as we know it. But in reality, there are a ton of ways autonomous driving can be helpful, it’s just a matter of adapting it to our current way or life, or encouraging change through technological […]

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Musk: Tesla Model 3 pre-orders ring in at 276,000 as of Saturday

Amid the media frenzy of the reveal of the Tesla Model 3, CEO Elon Musk went on the Twitter wire to say that as of Saturday, 276,000 preorders were placed for the new sedan. Click here for our original post on the Tesla Model 3. Prospective customers were allowed to place a refundable deposit of […]

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2017 Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is finally here for everyone to see w/ video

After many teasers, reports and countdowns, Tesla Motors finally held their highly-anticipated press conference, all to reveal the brand-new and much-hyped Model 3 sedan, and it’s exactly as we expected and as Elon Musk promised. Pegged as essentially a mini-me model S, the Model 3 starts at a far more humble $35,000 to boot, versus […]

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