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Geo Metro Scrapes By Geo Metro Scrapes By

What appears to be the humble Geo Metro, a modern example of dependable, rugged quality (these claims could not immediately be verified), and I can’t think of a better example of its numerous superlatives than its capability of driving with only three wheels, like in this video from Houston.

I Don't Want to Call British People Aliens but Pimp My Ride UK Is From Aliens I Don't Want to Call British People Aliens but Pimp My Ride UK Is From Aliens

I remember growing up with Xzibit hosting Pimp My Ride, which I would typically watch late at night in bed when I couldn’t sleep because my pre-teen self had one too many Mountain Dews that day. Today I found something both worse and better. I discovered the UK version of the show.

This Is the Last RWD BMW 1 Series This Is the Last RWD BMW 1 Series

BMW has been graciously stretching out the death of the rear-wheel drive BMW 1 Series for years now, thankfully, but it’s nearing the end. The BMW 1 Series Finale Edition is anticipated to be the last rear-wheel drive, six-cylinder version of the model ever, and it’s only for the Australian market.

The Toyota Supra TRD Concept Shows Off a Spoiler and Whatever 'Carbon Fiber Garnish' Is The Toyota Supra TRD Concept Shows Off a Spoiler and Whatever 'Carbon Fiber Garnish' Is

The 2019 Toyota Supra is finally out, but if you thought we were done with the seemingly endless teasers and concept cars, you were sadly mistaken! So here’s another one, called the Toyota Supra TRD Concept, which shows off all of the bits you can buy from the TRD catalog including a spoiler that exaggerates the car’s…

What Do You Want the Toyota 86 Successor to Be?  What Do You Want the Toyota 86 Successor to Be? 

Now that we know to expect successors to the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ, and that both car companies have committed to them, it’s time to think a little further about where they should go next.

GM Claims Chevy Bolt Owner Who Suffered Two Battery Replacements Is a Rare Case GM Claims Chevy Bolt Owner Who Suffered Two Battery Replacements Is a Rare Case

Back in January, General Motors CEO Mary Barra claimed that her company had sold over 200,000 electric vehicles without having to replace a single battery pack. It turns out not only was that incredibly misleading and false, but one unlucky Chevy Bolt owner even had to replace their battery not once, but twice.

Amazon Helps Self-Driving Startup Full of Industry Big Shots Raise $530 Million Amazon Helps Self-Driving Startup Full of Industry Big Shots Raise $530 Million

Aurora Innovation, the self-driving startup with leadership from Google, Tesla and Uber, just raised over half a billion dollars from investors, including Amazon.

The Mazda Miata MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition Gets a Manual and a Limited-Slip Diff The Mazda Miata MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition Gets a Manual and a Limited-Slip Diff

Mazda is celebrating three decades of the Miata at the Chicago Auto Show, where the car first debuted back in 1989, with the 2019 Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition. Not with a hardcore racing setup, nor a limited run of hardtop coupe models, or anything wild like that. Just this orange color.

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro: Count the TRD Badges The 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro: Count the TRD Badges

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro just showed up to the Chicago Auto Show, reminding all of us that the Sequoia apparently still exists. The new TRD Pro model has exciting upgrades like push-button start and off-road shocks.

Here's How Much Power the 2019 Mazda 3 Will Make With the 'Holy Grail' Skyactiv-X Engine Here's How Much Power the 2019 Mazda 3 Will Make With the 'Holy Grail' Skyactiv-X Engine

When Mazda debuted the 2019 Mazda 3 at the Los Angeles Auto Show last year, Motor Trend reported that the company’s new Skyactiv-X engine with Spark Controlled Compression Ignition technology would go to countries with stricter emissions rules first, and the U.S. market would get it later. Now it seems we finally have…

The Tesla Model 3 Just Got Even Cheaper The Tesla Model 3 Just Got Even Cheaper

The Tesla Model 3 is even cheaper now, Elon did a tweet that actually benefits him, Trump talked about trade and infrastructure during the State of the Union last night, and more for The Morning Shift for February 6th, 2019.

Gas Is Cheap, Buy a Chevrolet Kodiak C4500 Gas Is Cheap, Buy a Chevrolet Kodiak C4500

Scientists discovered a giant hole under Antarctica that will likely collapse a huge chunk of ice and dramatically raise global sea levels, flooding coastal towns in the next 50 to 100 years. Who cares, at this point, if you drive a giant diesel Chevrolet Kodiak C4500.

The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Duramax Diesel Can Tow Up to 35,500 Pounds With 910 LB-FT of Torque  The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Duramax Diesel Can Tow Up to 35,500 Pounds With 910 LB-FT of Torque 

Chevy has finally revealed the full lineup of the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD, which is now available with a 6.6-liter Duramax turb-diesel V8 with 910 lb-ft of torque and capable of towing a max payload of 35,500 pounds. Whew.

The Tesla Model 3 Tops Consumer Reports' Most Satisfying Cars to Own The Tesla Model 3 Tops Consumer Reports' Most Satisfying Cars to Own

The Tesla Model 3 has landed at the top of Consumer Reports’ subscriber list of the most satisfying car to own, despite the publication initially refusing to recommend the car to buyers last year due to numerous issues with their test car.

Mazda Will Show Off a New Crossover With the 'Holy Grail' Skyactiv-X Engine Next Month Mazda Will Show Off a New Crossover With the 'Holy Grail' Skyactiv-X Engine Next Month

Mazda has teased an all-new crossover for the upcoming 2019 Geneva Motor Show, which will be built on the same new Skyactiv platform as the 2019 Mazda 3 and feature the new “Holy Grail” Skyactiv-X engine.

There Are More Than Just Two Types of Electric Car There Are More Than Just Two Types of Electric Car

For a long time, there were really only two types of electric cars that were best exemplified by the distinction between a Tesla Model S and, say, the Chevy Spark EV.

Volkswagen's Charging Infrastructure Will Use Tesla Powerpack Batteries Volkswagen's Charging Infrastructure Will Use Tesla Powerpack Batteries

Electrify America, the Volkswagen subsidiary that’s tasked with building up America’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure ahead of VW’s plan to introduce a new lineup of electric cars, has made a deal to use Tesla Powerpack batteries in over 100 of its charging stations.

The 2019 Kia Niro EV Is the Kia of Electric Cars The 2019 Kia Niro EV Is the Kia of Electric Cars

If you’re tired of electric cars that seem like they’re trying too hard to stand out, the 2019 Kia Niro EV goes the opposite direction with humble performance, practical packaging and the styling of a middle-aged Kia Soul.

Only Three Cars From The Italian Job Still Exist Only Three Cars From The Italian Job Still Exist

Today I learned there are only three original cars remaining from the filming of the original 1969 The Italian Job movie, and sadly none of them are Minis.

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