2019 Mini Cooper

The 2019 Mini Cooper Oxford Edition is an interesting little model. It’s available in both 2- and 4-door Hardtop configurations and aimed at and specifically for college students, recent grads, those in law or medical school as well as active duty or recently discharged or retired members of the military. No one else qualifies to …

2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan

The IIHS has finally crash tested the 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan, and it has earned the organization’s second highest commendation of Top Safety Pick. It matches the hatchback that was tested earlier, meaning all versions of the Corolla have this high safety rating. Getting the car to the Top Safety Pick rating are excellent crash …

Dendrobium-D-1

The Dendrobium D-1 is the first all-electric hypercar to be shown at the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. Traditionally an automotive pilgrimage for over 320,000 petrolhead race fans from all over the world, this all-electric, mega-watt horsepower technical tour-de-force has been wowing supercar enthusiasts who’ve flocked to see the car on show …

Tesla pickup

There’s a lot to unpack following Tesla’s latest shareholder’s meeting, which took place yesterday in Palo Alto, California. Following what was referred to as “the boring part of the meeting,” featuring some commentary by board members and the automaker’s general counsel, Elon took the stage to deliver a recap of the automaker’s performance over the …

2019 Subaru Forester

The Subaru Forester has long been one of the most competent players in its segment, nabbing our SUV of the Year award in its previous two generations. And now that the compact crossover has been fully redesigned, the Forester is an even stronger entry—perhaps the strongest, in my opinion. Still, its niche status relegates it …

The BT62 Hypercar

Brabham has opened up about its third act. The first step was getting the BT62 hypercar on the track, the second phase is preparing to enter the World Endurance Championship in 2022. The third phase is developing a more affordable supercar to be produced in higher numbers than the BT62, which will only see 70 …

Mercedes-Benz-ESF

Electric drive systems and automated driving are key technologies for the mobility of the future. This leads to changes in the requirements for in-car safety technology: firstly, much more flexible seating positions in the interior of such vehicles require a different form of occupant protection. And secondly, empathy and trust are central factors for the …

2020 Kia Soul GT

The Kia hamsters were a pop sensation when they debuted in commercials in 2009 to sell the original Soul, a boxy subcompact that became as captivating to the American psyche as the anthropomorphic rodents driving it. Remember them? Everyone is a hamster in a wheel, the ads suggested, until the red Soul pulls up with …

Porsche

If you’re expecting the Porsche 918 successor to look like a spaceship, then you might be disappointed. Speaking with Autocar, Porsche design boss Michael Mauer revealed that the automaker is debating whether it should go futuristic or nostalgic for the design of its next hypercar. The news comes right as Porsche celebrates the 50th anniversary of …

2021 Rivian

At the New York Auto Show, Rivian founder R.J. Scaringe was more forthcoming about where the EV automaker startup is headed. By 2025 the pickup truck and SUV maker plans to have six products on offer, and at the moment none of them are sedans. Scaringe told Bloomberg Rivian would stick to larger vehicles because …