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  • Ford Performance Introduces 700hp Kit for F-150
    by Matthew Guy on June 2, 2023 at 5:26 pm

    It’s been ages since the venerable 5.0L V8 engine has been the F-150’s volume seller, but that hasn’t stopped some gearheads deep within the skunkworks of Ford Performance from coming up with a relatively affordable supercharger kit for the mill – one which cranks the wick to 700 horsepower.

  • These Models Take the Longest for Dealers to Sell
    by Chris Teague on June 2, 2023 at 2:53 pm

    The last few years have been crazy for car shoppers, with inventory shortages and harsh price gouging running rampant. That said, the market seems to be healing, and some dealers now find themselves with too much inventory on hand. CarEdge recently released a report on the vehicles that sit on […]

  • U.S. Fisker Ocean Deliveries to Start Soon
    by Chris Teague on June 2, 2023 at 1:27 pm

    Upstart automakers don’t always have the smoothest path to success, but a few make it through the daunting pre-release vehicle development period and beat the odds. Rivian did it, and now it’s Fisker’s turn. The automaker, helmed by famed auto designer Henrik Fisker, will ship its first EV […]

  • First Look: 2025 Volkswagen ID. Buzz Three-Row For America
    by Chris Tonn on June 2, 2023 at 1:09 pm

    Quick, better run out and buy that Type 2 lover in your life some flowers or, ahem, some other plant life. Today, June 2nd, is International Volkswagen Bus Day, according to the National Day Calendar people. Raise a bong in celebration. VW chose to celebrate by unveiling the three-row version […]

  • Texas Seeks to Bin Annual Inspections
    by Matthew Guy on June 2, 2023 at 11:12 am

    Earlier this week, politicians in the Lone Star State approved a bill in which the provision exists to eliminate yearly inspections for non-commercial vehicles. If signed into law by the governor, Texans won’t have to run their personal cars through the inspection wringer once the calendar flips […]

  • The Polestar 2 Just Got Better With New Software Update
    by Chris Teague on June 1, 2023 at 2:53 pm

    Over-the-air updates are a significant benefit to today’s big-screen connected vehicles. Though the “screen for everything” trend can lead to extra driver distraction in some cases, the constant connectivity lets automakers add new features and refine existing functionality without requiring […]

  • Faraday Future Announces Sky-High Pricing for the FF 91 EV
    by Chris Teague on June 1, 2023 at 1:52 pm

    Faraday Future was an early buzz-worthy player in the EV game, but its star has faded recently as it failed to deliver, well, anything and has had multiple brushes with bankruptcy and failure. Despite all of that, the company now has an actual vehicle to talk about, though the price tag will likely […]

  • Alfa Officially States Mileage for Tonale PHEV
    by Matthew Guy on June 1, 2023 at 11:21 am

    Say what you will – and many have – about the name Alfa Romeo selected for its new compact crossover, there’s no denying the thing fits well into the brand’s current design language. Alfa intends for it to fit well into a customer’s monthly balance sheet as well, announcing today it […]

  • Range Rover Sport SV is the Most Powerful Rangey Ever Built
    by Matthew Guy on May 31, 2023 at 11:05 pm

    Horsepower and SUVs can be a wicked combination when done right; witness any number of hi-po German and, increasingly, Italian machinery which somehow successfully combine high centres of gravity and outlandish acceleration numbers. The new Range Rover Sport SV takes the concept and cranks its […]

  • Toyota Confirms Kentucky Plant for First Domestic EV
    by Matt Posky on May 31, 2023 at 7:47 pm

    On Wednesday, Toyota Motor Corp. confirmed that its first U.S.-made all-electric vehicle will be assembled in Kentucky starting in 2025 . The Georgetown facility is the automaker’s largest in the world and will be incorporating a three-row EV into its production lines once Toyota’s battery […]

  • Toyota Corolla Cross Recalled for Potential Issue With Front Passenger Airbag
    by Chris Teague on May 31, 2023 at 6:30 pm

    The Toyota Corolla Cross is a relatively new entry to the automaker’s lineup, having debuted last year for the American market. It’s received positive reviews from critics and owners, but it’s not immune to the long arm of the NHTSA . The new crossover is the subject of a recent recall for an […]

  • Chevy Announces the 2024 Colorado ZR2 Bison
    by Chris Teague on May 31, 2023 at 5:30 pm

    Chevy recently overhauled the Colorado pickup, and we’re now learning more about its hardcore off-road trim. The 2024 Colorado ZR2 Bison sports multiple skidplates, massive 35-inch tires, beefy off-road suspension, and goodies from American Expedition Vehicles (AEV).

  • Biden Admin Withdraws Nomination for NHTSA Leadership
    by Matt Posky on May 31, 2023 at 4:37 pm

    The White House withdrew the nomination of Ann Carlson to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Tuesday, following criticisms that she was unqualified to fill the role. Despite Carlson serving as the acting administrator since September, the Senate Commerce Committee […]

  • Stuff We Use: Why Should You Use a Foam Cannon?
    by Tim Healey on May 31, 2023 at 3:33 pm

    On our never-ending quest to improve this place by listening to feedback from the B&B, we are taking a new tack with these product posts, choosing instead to focus on items we use and have purchased with our own meager income. After all, if we’re giving you the truth about cars, we ought to […]

  • Toyota & Daimler Merging Hino & Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Brands
    by Matt Posky on May 30, 2023 at 8:30 pm

    On Tuesday, Toyota Motor Corp. confirmed plans to merge its truck-making subsidiary Hino Motors with the rival Mitsubishi Fuso that’s owned by Daimler AG. If you’re confused by the news, Mitsubishi only has a minority stake in the Fuso brand with Germany’s Daimler having owned 89 percent of […]

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