2022 Volkswagen Golf R, GTI earn highest safety ratings

The redesigned 2022 Volkswagen Golf earns the highest safety awards bestowed by the IIHS, the insurance-industry funded non-profit announced Wednesday.  The two sporty iterations of the Golf sold in the U.S., the GTI and Golf R, aced all six of the crash tests conducted by the IIHS. Both of the

NYC Buys 184 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Police Cars for $11.4 Million

This statement is bound to inflame some passions, but nonetheless remains technically true. After almost three decades, America finally has another official Ford Mustang police car, heir to the legendary Fox body SSP from the 1980s, in the form of the electric Ford Mustang Mach-E. And now we’re about to

The Audi R8 Supercar's Successor Will Be Electric

At this point, it’s unsurprising to hear that some of our favorite cars—with some of our favorite engines—are being replaced by near-silent electric vehicles. Given the sheer speed and acceleration that batteries and electric motors can provide, that’s not even a bad thing for performance, but it’s easy to get

BMW Won’t Pledge Zero-Emissions Until ‘Poorer Countries Do Their Job’

Twenty-four countries and a group of car manufacturers including Ford, Volvo and Mercedes signed an agreement last week to stop selling internal combustion-engined cars by 2040 at the COP26 climate change conference. But not BMW—or, to be fair, a couple of other brands including Toyota and Volkswagen—which has been quite

Hyundai Bets Big on the White Whale of EVs: Solid-State Batteries

Hyundai has announced the latest in a series of investments it’s making in the United States that’ll add up to a massive $7.4 billion on EV manufacturing and infrastructure by 2025. This new round is a specific partnership with battery specialist Factorial to push forward solid-state tech in electric vehicles.

Early Audi E-Tron’s Disappointing Range Gains 12 Miles via Software Update

Range-extending software updates are pretty rad, especially if they’re going some way to address the decidedly meh range of the early Audi E-Tron Quattro. At launch, the original E-Tron crossover had just 212 miles of range, which is disappointing when you remember the Nissan Leaf e+ had 226 in the