Volkswagen paid to have monkeys inhale exhaust fumes to prove that its diesel emissions were harmless, according to a documentary currently available on Netflix. The automaker has just suspended one of its top executives. The experiment was conducted as part of an unpublished 2014 test intended to compare Volkswagen’s then heralded “clean diesel” TDI emissions with…""
Back in December, we had the chance to sample two distinctly different sides of Porsche: The 718 Boxster/Cayman GTS and the Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo S E-Hybrid. Both deliver performance that stands at the top of their respective classes. And both have the same reference model: the 911. This rear-engined…""
Sometimes we have to tip our hats to Florida. Yes, Florida. While it often endures—and, frankly, engenders—the nation’s collective mockery, the Sunshine State is a boon to automotive enthusiasts. Racetracks pepper the landscape, but none is more iconic than Daytona Beach’s Daytona International Speedway. While the track may arguably be better known for hosting NASCAR…""
Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous decision. The information here is intended to…""
Carbon fiber is glamorous. It helps shed precious pounds from performance-focused cars like those from McLaren (its carbon Monocell is pictured above) as well as upmarket eco-warriors like the BMW i3, and it is increasingly applied as merit-badge splashes of decor on sporty trims of myriad other vehicles. But it also has a dark side in that it’s by no means…""