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. » 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? » 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

Is Tesla's Gigafactory Already Well Underway?

Just before this afternoon's earnings call, Tesla (predictably) released a press release saying it had (finally) struck a deal with Panasonic to build its uber-enormous, ground-breaking, totally amazeballs, never-before-seen-in-the-history-of-civilization GIGAFACTORY. » 7/31/14 9:23am 7/31/14 9:23am

Here's why Toyota hates electric cars

Why is Toyota so dismissive of electric cars? Seems it can be summed up in one exact quote from Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato, "The cruising distance is so short for [electric cars], and the charging time is so long ... At the current level of technology, somebody needs to invent a Nobel Prize-winning type… » 7/29/14 6:34pm 7/29/14 6:34pm

The new Toyota Supra's supposedly going to have a BMW four-cylinder…

You're excited about the new Toyota Supra, right? Everyone is. The idea of the legendary nameplate returning has enthusiasts salivating, and for good reason. We already knew the Supra was being developed in conjunction with BMW, but now there are claims that the engine under the hood will actually be a BMW 2.0-liter… » 7/28/14 1:28pm 7/28/14 1:28pm

Here's why the SRT Hellcat V-8 isn't going into the Viper

It won't fit. No, seriously, that's the reason. We talked with SRT powertrain director Chris Cowland this past week at length about the topic and it's simply not going to happen. You can read about the several critical reasons why over on Motor Authority at the link below. » 7/25/14 2:54pm 7/25/14 2:54pm