Monthly Archives: August 2017

2018 Toyota Camry in Depth: All New, Suddenly Compelling ""

The Toyota Camry has been the best-selling passenger car in America for 15 straight years, but that doesn’t mean it has also been the best family sedan—quite the contrary. We’ve spilled plenty of ink maligning the previous-generation Camry. But, now that we’ve spent ample time behind the wheel of this…


This Self-Driving Truck Is Built to Be . . . Crashed Into? ""

Construction zones represent some of the most dangerous stretches of road in the country, with heightened risks of crashes and deaths. Autonomous vehicles may initially heighten the risks for occupants and construction crews alike, as their sensors attempt to navigate through ever-changing traffic patterns, inconsistent lane markings, and crowds of…


2017 BMW 740e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid Tested: Beware the Jedi Mind Trick! ""

As Obi-Wan Kenobi famously said: “These aren’t the BMWs you’re looking for.” Okay, Obi-Wan said “droids,” referring to the fugitives he was harboring from Imperial stormtroopers. Like those stormtroopers, we’re looking for something, too: BMW’s once-sweet-driving sports sedans. The automaker, like Kenobi with his Force-enabled misdirection, is erasing its storied…