​Watch Tesla's Latest Prototype Squeal Its Tires On An Airstrip

We caught our first glimpse of an unknown Tesla prototype testing at the old Alameda Naval base yesterday, and now we've got video of what could be the Model 3 or the Model X stretching its legs and squealing its tires. » 1/30/15 12:10pm Friday 12:10pm

Meet The Racer-Turned-Getaway Driver That Bernie Ecclestone Hired

Roy "The Weasel" James could never get enough cash to keep his racing career alive, so the Formula 2 driver took a Hollywood-esque detour that had him as a wheelman in one of the largest heists in UK history. And when he was released from jail, Bernie Ecclestone hired him to make trophies. And it gets weirder. » 1/29/15 10:25pm Thursday 10:25pm

Volkswagen Is Finally Giving Us Our Damn USB Ports

For years VW has assumed that anyone that buys its cars uses an iPhone. That's obviously wrong. The proprietary plug VW used was a holdover from the iPod era, but now the boffins of Wolfsburg are finally seeing the error of their ways and will ditch its idiotic MDI in favor of the humble USB. » 1/29/15 9:40pm Thursday 9:40pm

What Do You Want To Know About The Tesla Model S P85D?

I've somehow persuaded Tesla to give me a brand spankin' new Model S. But not just any Model S. The D. And not just any D. The P85D. Yeah, the one that causes mild-mannered grandmas to hurl uncontrolled expletives as their feeble bones take 1 g of lateral acceleration. That one. » 1/28/15 10:36am Wednesday 10:36am

Feds Have Been Spying On Millions Of Cars In The U.S.

Since 2008, the Justice Department has been using license plate scanners to track millions of cars in real-time around the U.S. as part of a massive domestic intelligence-gathering program that's largely been kept secret. It's like PRISM for cars and we have no idea how big it is. » 1/26/15 9:05pm Monday 9:05pm

​Part Of The Autobahn Is Being Developed For Self-Driving Cars

Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz have made it clear that they don't want to rely on Google or other companies to develop self-driving technology or the data that's involved, and now the German government is stepping in to facilitate things with a plan to establish a section of the autobahn for autonomous vehicle testing. » 1/26/15 7:35pm Monday 7:35pm

​That Time Queen Elizabeth II Scared The Shit Out Of A Saudi Prince

Queen Elizabeth II is a royal bad-ass. She drives stick, fixes trucks, and one time she took Saudi Arabia's late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on a joyride that had him begging her to slow down. » 1/23/15 8:45pm 1/23/15 8:45pm

​The 2015 Jeep Renegade Is Just As Good As You Hoped It Would Be

If any automaker is going to inject some enthusiasm into the clinical appliances that pass as small CUVs it's Jeep. Who else would make a passable off-roader with not one, but two removable roof panels and then slap a freaking yeti on the trunk lid? Jeep would, because Jeep people are kinda nuts. And nuts is what the… » 1/23/15 12:00pm 1/23/15 12:00pm