8 affordable new cars priced well below $20k

2020-02-24

Sometimes it’s easy to think that new cars are just too expensive. You may hear that the average new car transaction price is in the mid- to high-$30,000 range and get discouraged at the thought of not being able to afford a new car, but remember that these figures factorRead More →

Tesla delivers first cars made at China gigafactory

2019-12-30

Tesla Inc. made its first deliveries of cars built in China on Monday, marking another milestone for the electric-car company that saw its stock soar to record highs last week. “Tesla will deliver the first China-made Model 3 at Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai TODAY,” the company said in aRead More →

6 adventure vehicles that save on gas, too

2019-11-01

The vehicles that have historically supported an outdoor-driven lifestyle have typically been old trucks, big lumbering SUVs and utilitarian vans, none of which are particularly fuel-efficient. Given the short-term benefits a fuel efficient vehicle can offer on a long distance road trip to a remote place, and the long-term benefitsRead More →

10 cars with the best resale value

2019-10-26

Trucks and SUVs dominate the top of the resale value charts, and for the first time, no cars are represented in the top 10 slots of this list. While the average new vehicle will be worth about 39% of its original sticker price after 60 months, these 10 vehicles willRead More →

Elon Musk is just another car salesman

2019-04-23

Tesla Inc.’s autonomous-driving showcase was riddled with so many pie-in-the-sky statements and inaccuracies that Chief Executive Elon Musk looks more like a huckster car salesman than the “genius” that his fans declare him to be. To quickly recap: On Monday, Musk said at an event in Palo Alto, Calif., thatRead More →

Tech finds a middle lane for autonomous cars at CES

2019-01-12

Two years ago on the main stage at CES, Nvidia Corp. Chief Executive Jensen Huang proudly proclaimed that his company’s technology would lead to Level 4 autonomy — basically full self-driving — on the market by 2020. As 2019 dawned, Huang’s big news at CES was a “Level 2+” systemRead More →