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Getting your first car is a major achievement. When you’re a teenager weighed down with school and various rules set out by your parents it can certainly feel as if you lack freedom. Getting your first set of wheels can feel as though you’ve been given the keys to the kingdom and a new sense of maturity and responsibility. However, as with all good things, getting your first car takes hard work – it’s not something to be taken lightly. Find out more about what it takes to get your first car with this step-by-step guide. Start...Continue reading »

After more than a year of building test vehicles for development of its self-driving technology, General Motors said today it will build production versions of its autonomous drive Cruise AV car at its Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan. Roof modules for GM’s self-driving vehicles will be assembled at its Brownstown plant. The Cruise AV, which the company plans to commercialize in 2019, is the first production-ready vehicle built from the ground up to operate safely on its own with no driver, steering wheel, pedals or manual...Continue reading »

Choosing a car is one of the most exciting times in any guys life. When you’ve worked hard, but you’ve only ever driven subpar cars, getting to pick out a brand new baby is something else. So much so, that you want to make the right choice. And every car choice should be based on the three S’s. Speed First up, speed! And no, we’re not necessarily saying that you should choose the fastest model or something that will encourage you to drive too fast, but sometimes that will suit your driving style. What engine size are you looking...Continue reading »

The Mercedes-AMG GT R has been named a 2018 Automobile All- Star by AUTOMOBILE. The prestigious award was presented at the 2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, March 10, 2018. After days of testing on both road and racetrack, the AUTOMOBILE editorial staff selected the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R as an AUTOMOBILE All-Stars winner. The AMG GT R rose to the top of a large list of all new or heavily revised vehicles to claim the prestigious award. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was previously named an AUTOMOBILE All-Star in 2015. “The...Continue reading »

Maven now offers its first all-electric fleet of cars for use in the gig economy, making it easier for Austinites who want to get the most out of their side hustle. Today 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs became available for freelance drivers in Austin to earn money on their own schedules. The city’s passion for tech start-ups, combined with its high concentration of college students, makes it the ideal location for Maven Gig. Maven is working with Austin Energy, the Austin Transportation Department, and Rocky Mountain Institute to create infrastructure...Continue reading »

Speeding tickets are the most common traffic violation California drivers contend with. It is critical to be aware of the law to know what you will deal with if issued a California highway patrol speeding ticket and how you can avoid them entirely. Basic Speeding Laws  As a general guideline, you want to follow the speed limits posted for the road or freeway you are on. Some freeways will have a speed limit of 70 mph while others have 65 mph. You want to be particularly careful around school zones and residential districts, which only...Continue reading »

Some might recognize Alfa Romeo as a fascinatingly successful and widely renowned manufacturer of vehicles that are more than capable of offering sheer opulence, comfort and remarkable performance at both maximum and minimum speed. Nevertheless, Alfa’s Giulietta Veloce might just be the best modern hot hatch to hit the market. Overview Alfa Romeo’s Giulietta Veloce 1750 TBi and its 240PS 1750cc engine lifts the TCT twin clutch transmission and the launch control system from the manufacturer’s 4C sportscar, then tangles...Continue reading »

Auto Express reports that during last week’s launch of the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe, the carmaker’s global head of sales said a hotted-up N version of the Tucson “is under development, and other models will come after that.” The remark should quell a year of speculation that a performance-oriented Tucson N had to figure somewhere in Hyundai’s plans. The question now is when will the Tucson N get here. The N performance sub-brand’s first product, the i30 N, just launched. We’d been told that a...Continue reading »

Volvo Cars today revealed the new V60 five-door, mid-size premium estate, underlining the Swedish company’s position as a maker of cars that combine good looks with everyday practicality. The car was launched in its natural habitat – the driveway of a family home in Stockholm – highlighting Volvo Cars’ pedigree in family estates and pinpointing how the V60’s versatile design caters to the diverse needs and realities of modern family life. Few car makers can match Volvo Cars’ history and credibility in making well-designed,...Continue reading »

Arriving in 2016, the RS came late in the life of the third-generation Ford Focus, which first hit the market in 2011. With an all-new Focus launching later this year, Ford has announced that RS production will come to an end on April 6th. On the plus side, the last fifty right-hand drive RSes will be different, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Escort, and the introduction of RS brand to the UK, in style. The Heritage Editions will leave Ford’s plant in Saarlouis, Germany plant wearing Tief (Deep) Orange paint with black...Continue reading »