A[4]WD - What is AWD/4WD and how does it work?

4WD vs AWD, as big a battleground among car people as steam engines vs gas engine am i right? Well no, but its probably just as confusing if not as popularly debated, if for nothing else than the determination of marketers to brand their all wheel control system as being the only one to prevent you from hitting that… » 10/24/14 5:47pm Yesterday 5:47pm

Edmunds Caves To Pissed Off Dealers Over Haggling Ad

Edmund's recently released this ad that highlights how ridiculous it would be to shop for your groceries the same way you shop for a car. Many dealerships lost their collective shit and pressured Edmund's to take the ad down... and they did. » 10/24/14 8:51am Yesterday 8:51am

Donations Pour In To Buy Car For Pennsylvania Cop-Killer Lookalike

James Tully walks two hours to work everyday along a Pennsylvania roadway, in the vicinity of where suspected cop-killer Eric Frein has been spotted. Tully has a slight resemblance to Frein and has been stopped by police several times. Now donations are coming in so he can have a car to get to work. » 10/23/14 1:46pm Thursday 1:46pm

Is Tesla Considering Franchised Dealers?

Michigan has become the latest battle ground in the Tesla direct sales vs. dealership franchise conflict. Awhile back I suggested that Tesla may benefit by changing the system from within. In a recent interview Musk hinted that in order to achieve his sales goals he may have to reconsider his position on direct sales. » 10/23/14 8:23am Thursday 8:23am

Missing College Student From Craigslist Deal Found Murdered

Last month we reported on a CSUN student who went missing soon after selling his car on Craigslist. On Thursday police arrested a suspect and recovered the body of Abdullah Alkadi; he had been stabbed to death. » 10/21/14 1:32pm Tuesday 1:32pm

Dealers That Are Missing On Autotrader And Cars.com Are Missing Sales

When you are searching for your next car where do you go to find it? Chances are you start with a 3rd party site like Cars.com or Autotrader. Most consumers don't have time to visit every dealership's webpage; therefore, if a dealer doesn't list their inventory on one of these sites they risk losing sales. » 10/21/14 7:53am Tuesday 7:53am

There Is No Wrong Answer In This Vintage BMW Racecar Faceoff

This week's Sunday Drive is a two for one special. We all love some vintage BMWs, and what is better than vintage a BMW? A vintage BMW racecar! But which one to choose? Do you go with the museum quality 1967 2000CS or the turbo-6 swapped 2002? First world problems indeed. » 10/19/14 4:00pm 10/19/14 4:00pm

Dealership Pocketed Money For Extended Warranties Owners Had No Coverage

We have discussed several times the pros and cons of extended warranties. Sometimes they are worth it, especially in the case of a European car with a history of reliability issues. But when the dealership takes your money and never process the paperwork, it's going to be a bad time. » 10/18/14 8:13am 10/18/14 8:13am

Best Cars To Buy If You Want To Throw Down A Killer Lap Time

Sometimes you want something practical, sometimes you want something luxurious, and sometimes you want something that will devour apexes and scream down the straights at your local racing circuit . Opponaut LiquidBurns, has found the top 5 cars you can buy right now that will get you that checkered flag. » 10/17/14 8:09pm 10/17/14 8:09pm

This Pristine 1985 Lancia Rally Car Is Way Better Than A New Supercar

Lamborghini has sold over 3000 Huracans in the last 10 months, making it a global record for the brand. It also makes the supercar not that special. So you could spend $237,250 on the Hurcacan and just be another bro with a Lambo, or you have this incredible 1985 Lancia S4 Stradale. » 10/17/14 4:30pm 10/17/14 4:30pm

Dealership Donates Car To Family After Their Old One Injures Boy

Once you have an accident with a vehicle it is hard to shake that negative association . A Seattle family was determined to be rid of their Oldsmobile after it severely injured their son. A local dealership stepped in to make sure they had reliable transportation to get to much needed medical visits » 10/17/14 1:39pm 10/17/14 1:39pm

LeBron James Apparently One Person In America Who Likes The Kia K900

Kia has signed an endorsement deal with LeBron James hoping that the basketball star can help the dismal sales of the K900 sedan. But in a strange twist of events, Kia allegedly didn't approach LeBron; he liked the car so much that he asked Kia if he could have one. » 10/16/14 10:10am 10/16/14 10:10am