New V-8 Engine May Signal Turmoil within GM Ranks

It looks like V-8 power will remain an option on select General Motors models for the next quarter century. The company ...

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Readers Write: A love affair with Tony Bennett

As it turns out, Tony Bennett’s music influenced a lot of people. It’s an obvious statement, of course. But what is ...

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Majority of EVs Powered by Solar

As a social media content creator, I spend a lot of time online. In several forums, most of which are frequented ...

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A family remembrance: driving with Tony Bennett

Our family left Ridgewood, N.J. for Walnut Creek, Ca., in 1961. The former had snow and woods to explore, the latter ...

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Tiger Woods suffered multiple leg injuries Feb. 23 in a single-car accient in Southern California. It was Woods' third car accident since 2007.

Tiger Woods driving again but he should never drive again

The fandom and television network adulation stopped for a while, but now it’s all back. Tiger Woods is playing in The ...

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The Weekly Driver: The 2020 Hyundai Sonata has been rredesigned and offers a top midsize seda value.

The Weekly Driver letters: Used trucks, Lexus, Sonata PHEV

The Weekly Driver is a companion website to the weekly Autopia column I contribute to the San Jose Mercury and East ...

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Mary McGee arrived on the Monterey Peninsula in 1962 ready to compete at Laguna Seca Raceway. With five friends, including another rider, the group was also abruptly asked to leave a restaurant because they were "motorcycle people."

Motorcycle icon Mary McGee honored guest for pending Sacramento Mile

Mary McGee arrived on the Monterey Peninsula in 1962 ready to compete at Laguna Seca Raceway. With five friends, including another ...

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Matt Damon and Christian Bale will star in the movie FORD v. Ferrari.

Matt Damon, Christian Bale set for FORD v. FERRARI film

Among the epic rivalries in motorsports, Ford v. Ferrari and the 1966 contest between Carroll Shelby and Kevin Miles at Ford ...

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2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid with S Appearance Package.

Ray Elliott Commentary: Never buy a Chrysler product

Oh My God. Never buy a Chrysler product. My reasoning? It’s a dangerous product that not only thinks for you, but ...

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Commentary: Elon Musk unhinged on 60 Minutes?

During the mid-1980s, comedian Martin Short had a recurring character on Saturday Night Live named Nathan Thurm, an always-defensive defensive attorney. ...

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Danica Patrick will retired in 2018 after the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500.

Danica Patrick: ‘Daytona 500, Indy 500, then I’m done’

Danica Patrick, the fiery and vastly popular race car driver, will retire in 2018 after competing in motorsports’ two biggest races, ...

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Henry Giselle Roberson of North Highlands, California, was born into a drag racing family and has been competing for more than half his life.

Henry Giselle Roberson born to be a drag racer

Drag racer Henry Giselle Roberson takes after his father. He likes to drive fast cars in a straight line for a quarter-mile ...

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Episode 11, Mecum Auction Debuts In Las Vegas

Mecum Auctions is the largest automotive auction house in the United States. Mecum will conduct 14 auctions throughout the United States ...

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime fares well on the long, winding road

After two days of brief, round-trip commutes of only a few miles each way from Harvey’s to Heavenly Mountain Resort, I ...

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The 2017 Bentley Bentayga has 600 horsepower and 0-60 mph acceleration in 4.0 seconds.

The Weekly Driver Newsletter, Volume 1, #2: Technology overload

The term technology overload is new to the automotive world. In recent years, manufacturers have gone to great lengths to provide ...

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Elio Motors has again delayed its debut - now until 2017.

The Weekly Driver Newsletter, Volume 1, #1

PUBLISHER’S STARTING LINE Since debuted in 2004, the repeated delays and controversy surrounding the three-wheel Elio vehicle has attracted more ...

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