Are Republicans actually behind the Tesla sales bans?

Tesla supporters have been wondering: Are state auto-dealer lobbyists working with Republican legislators to push laws banning direct sales of Teslas to retail buyers? It's a valid question, but is it true? » 12/17/14 1:14pm Yesterday 1:14pm

Are gasoline cars actually greener than electric cars?

That's the question being poised by many outlets in the last 24 hours, all because of a new study put out by the University of Minnesota that calculates the environmental impact of manufacturing and refueling vehicles with various powerplants. » 12/16/14 12:19pm Tuesday 12:19pm

The new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is having power loss issues

Just last week the new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 started shipping to dealerships and a few days later customers started taking delivery. We've already seen the Z06 hit the dyno not once, but twice, and one didn't even make it out of the dealership parking lot before doing a massive burnout. Now, a week later we are… » 12/11/14 9:19am 12/11/14 9:19am

The $212,000 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is a lie!

If you've been on the Internet this weekend you might have seen something about a dealership in California marking up a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat by $150,000. Well, don't believe everything you seen on the Internet because that was a lie. » 12/08/14 12:14pm 12/08/14 12:14pm

The new 2015 Corvette Z06 has 585 hp at the wheels

The new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 started shipping to dealerships earlier this week, and it's already showing up in dealerships days later. In fact, customers are already taking delivery of their new Z06s. So naturally it wasn't going to be long before someone slapped one on a dyno, right? Right. » 12/05/14 4:18pm 12/05/14 4:18pm

Portland supercar owners fulfilling sick kids' dreams

The stereotypical supercar owner: rich, sometimes flashy and pompous, and usually particular about babying their supercar. Now, meet Eric and Amity Peterson from Portland, Oregon. They are not your typical supercar owners. Far from it. » 12/04/14 12:51pm 12/04/14 12:51pm

The Alfa Romeo 4C: Better Than The Hellcat, Mustang, M4, And 918 Spyder


Each year we pick the best performance and luxury car on the market and name it the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy. This year, the crowd was chock full of nominees ranging from the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and 2015 Ford Mustang to the new 2015 BMW M4 and Porsche 918 Spyder supercar. » 11/10/14 8:47am 11/10/14 8:47am

Ford's CEO thinks it can build an electric car like a Tesla

At this point, no one will question whether Tesla has succeeded in disrupting the entire automotive industry, because it has. Now the question is whether mainstream automakers can truly make electric cars that can compete with Tesla. Accord to Ford's new CEO Mark Fields, the Blue Oval can. » 10/27/14 11:52am 10/27/14 11:52am

10 questions Toyota, Honda & Hyundai need to answer regarding hydrogen…

It's coming: hydrogen fuel-cell cars are becoming a reality for consumers. That's right, within the next two years, three different hydrogen fuel-cell cars will be on the market in California. » 10/16/14 12:33pm 10/16/14 12:33pm

Here's what we know about Chevy's next all-electric car

There has been a cloud of mystery surrounding Chevrolet's next all-electric car for various reasons. It's been reported that it will have a 200-mile range and be based on the current Chevrolet Sonic. It seems these reports were a bit off. » 10/14/14 12:07pm 10/14/14 12:07pm

Face it, Tesla's going to win in every state

Unless you've been in a coma you're probably aware that many dealer associations are causing headaches for Tesla in multiple states. The reason? Well, frankly they are scared. Tesla's new, different, and trying to upset the ridiculously old way of doing things. Change is bad, son. Here's the thing, Tesla keeps winning. » 9/18/14 2:29pm 9/18/14 2:29pm

Is the Tesla Model 3 actually going to cost $50-$80k?

Tesla's on a roll lately. It just won a dealer battle in Massachusetts, and it's rapidly changing the face of Silicon Valley. It's also plotting out the future with a lot of that hedging on the successful launch of the gen-three car, the Model 3. » 9/17/14 11:53am 9/17/14 11:53am

We did epic burnouts in the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat for your…

What do you do when you have a basically new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with tires that are at the wear bars? You finish them off with some epic burnouts, obviously. http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1094004_d... » 8/21/14 2:54pm 8/21/14 2:54pm

Here's how Tesla builds its Supercharger sites

So you want to drive your Tesla Model S across the country and pay for zero electricity? Cool story. Tesla says that's not a problem with its fancy Supercharger stations. But how exactly does Tesla build those Supercharger sites? » 8/19/14 1:23pm 8/19/14 1:23pm

Here's what we know about GM's 200-mile electric car so far

The market's waiting for the first 200-mile range electric car with a reasonable price tag, and now it's a race to get there. We know Tesla's hard at work on its Model III electric car with a range of 200 miles and a target price of about $35,000, and Nissan's working on battery pack options for the Nissan Leaf, but… » 8/18/14 12:11pm 8/18/14 12:11pm

Here's why the 707-hp Dodge Hellcat twins don't conflict with green…

Every single environmentalist has to be muttering, "Are you kidding? Dodge now makes two gas guzzling 707-horsepower cars?!" That thought is true, kind of. As in, Dodge is indeed now going to build not one, but two 707-horsepower cars. But these two Hellcats aren't as anti-green as you think.… » 8/13/14 2:35pm 8/13/14 2:35pm

What actually happens to electric-car batteries once they leave the…

Skeptics repeatedly ask a legitimate question: What happens to all the battery packs? Do they just end up in landfills?http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1093810_e... » 8/12/14 5:36pm 8/12/14 5:36pm

Here are the 17 most important new cars of 2015

We've already discussed the 2015 death list, as in which vehicles won't be returning next year. Now that we've shed some tears, it's time to look towards the future. There's a slew of new vehicles coming and we compiled a list of the 17 most important new cars of 2015. » 8/07/14 12:35pm 8/07/14 12:35pm