Cars

Which Terrible Cars Would People Never Buy Again?

The internet is a great place to research cars, but sometimes you want a more word of mouth type approach. Apparently, one Reddit user thought so. In this thread, they put a question out there asking everyone which terrible cars they would never buy again because of the problems they had while owning the car. …

the AWDe is a great example of why knowing what drivetrain and powertrain mean is important
Cars

The Most Satisfying Small Cars Under $35,000

Owner satisfaction is best determined by how likely drivers would buy the car in question again. This doesn’t mean that the car doesn’t have flaws, but that its overall value supersedes everything else. Check out the most satisfying small cars under $35,000 that Consumer Reports’ members would buy again based on offered reliability, safety, and …

2020 Toyota Supra
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7 of the Coolest Badge-Engineered Cars Ever

Badge-engineering is the often-maligned practice in the auto industry of slapping a different badge onto an existing vehicle and then marketing the variant as a unique model. Badge-engineering is a necessary evil (OK, that’s a bit harsh) in today’s market. It’s less expensive to rebadge a model once or multiple times than it is to …

A scene from the movie Redline.
Autos

9 Best Bad Car Movies You Must Watch Now

America’s obsession with the automobile runs deep, from the wildly-successful NASCAR racing series to car-centric artwork, songs, and perhaps most of all, cinema. Car fanatics have an overwhelming amount of options when it comes to excellent car flicks. Grand Prix (1966), Thunder Road (1971), and Rush (2013) are just a few must-see cinematic tributes to …

A close-up of the exhaust tips on a 2007 Pagani Zonda F Roadster.
Cars

9 Coolest Stock Exhaust Designs Ever

Nothing sets off a gorgeous car quite like a nicely-styled exhaust. Even the most mundane hindquarters can be dressed up considerably by a distinctive and thoughtfully-designed exhaust. (maybe those youths driving those beat-up 80s Civics with shiny aftermarket exhausts are onto something) If you dig a sweet set of pipes as much as we do, …

A white 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue with a tacky body kit is parked at a car show.
Cars

5 Most Embarrassing Mods From the Early 2000s

It’s the early-2000s: Apple introduces the revolutionary iPod, boy bands own the airwaves, and the original The Fast and the Furious film brings underground import tuner culture to the mainstream. For the most part, the cultural phenomenon spurred by the massive success of The Fast and the Furious was a good thing—the automotive aftermarket exploded …

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Cars

5 New Cars That Sound Surprisingly Great

It’s truly astonishing how cars can produce such melodious music through the internal combustion process. You’d expect that the banshee wail of a Ferrari V12 would make every hair stand on end. Or the primal roar of a potent pushrod V8 would send a series of shivers down your spine. What you wouldn’t expect is …

An employee works on Ford Mondeo vehicles on the production line during assembly at Ford plant in Almussafes
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How Many People Does Ford Employ?

Ford is one of the oldest and most famous American automakers. It’s always been an important part of the American manufacturing industry, and many models are assembled in America. Here’s a look at how many people work at Ford compared to the other major automakers. Ford’s American workforce  According to Auto Alliance, Ford employs over …

2020 Ford Fusion Titanium
Cars

Does Ford Still Make a Sedan?

Ford’s been rolling out updates to much of its lineup. Even as the Mustang GT500 was winning over reviewers, a new Mustang was being leaked. There’s also the new Mustang Mach E electric crossover, a new Escape and Edge, and the upcoming ‘baby Bronco’, aka ‘Maverick.’ Even the GT supercar got a recent update. But …

The Honda logo on a new car
Autos

How Many Japanese Automakers Are There?

Pretty much every gearhead is familiar with the “Big Three” of automakers. GM, Ford, and Chrysler currently reign supreme as the most popular auto companies in the United States. GM holds the title of 4th largest automaker worldwide. The F-150, Ford’s flagship pickup truck, was even the best-selling vehicle of 2019. However, the best-selling passenger …

How Safe Are Stretch Limousines?
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How Safe Are Stretch Limousines?

People rent a stretch limousine when they in a celebratory mood. Whether it is a wedding or a birthday, a stretch limousine allows you to pack as many partiers into one car. Plus having a designated driver eliminates the dangers of partygoers partaking in drinking and driving. And while limousines are typically safe, only one …