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5 Best Cars To Buy on a $100K Salary

No matter how much money you make, affording a new car can be a challenge. That's especially true since you'll hear lots of different advice about how much of your salary should go toward your...


Is the Tesla Cybertruck the Future of Law Enforcement?

The year is 2024 AD, and we may have finally reached the Paul Verhoeven future we were promised as the Cybertruck gets a police package.


Why Car Prices Are Finally Falling

New vehicle prices were down in May for the eighth consecutive month


Tesla receives approval to build massive new factory to produce Megapack batteries: 'Leading to record profitability for the energy business'

This new location may help the company save on manufacturing and transportation costs when supplying some of its largest new customers. Tesla receives approval to build massive new factory to produce Megapack batteries: 'Leading to record profitability for the energy business' first appeared on The Cool Down.


I drove Hyundai's $52,000 Palisade SUV. These were my 24 favorite features

I recently reviewed a fully-loaded 2024 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy SUV. I was blown away by its premium cabin, smooth engine, and advanced tech.


The Junkyard Discoveries of Roswell, New Mexico

The charming junkyard gems of Roswell, New Mexico


13 Reasons the 2024 Chevrolet Suburban Is a Family Favorite – And 5 Caveats to Consider

A Girls Guide to Cars


New Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport Has 296 HP And Steering Related To A Bugatti Chiron

For the 50th anniversary of the iconic hot hatch, the Golf GTI gets more power and style, but not as much as we expected.


Revving up Retro Style: The Hottest Cars of the 1950s

Retro design at it's finest.


Car dealers and Big Oil are suing the Biden administration over efforts to boost EV sales

Some powerful groups are suing the government to slow the adoption of electric vehicles. The American Petroleum Institute, along with the National Corn Growers Association, the American Farm Bureau Federation, and six auto dealers “collectively operating dozens of dealerships in major markets across the country,” announced Thursday that they filed a federal lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency. The groups aim to stop a Biden...


12 Of The Coolest Tesla Cybertruck Features You Might Have Not Known About

The Tesla Cybertruck is officially on the road, and it comes with plenty of features you might not know about. Here are 12 of the coolest ones.


The Interesting Junkyard Discoveries of Sonny’s Auto Repair in Blaine, Tennessee

One of America's best-kept secrets is an unassuming salvage yard complete with six decades of history


John Deere unveils new farming equipment that could change the face of agriculture as we know it: 'This is similar to proven technology'

"Sooner than later, the sheer economics of battery power will make switching a no-brainer." John Deere unveils new farming equipment that could change the face of agriculture as we know it: 'This is similar to proven technology' first appeared on The Cool Down.


13 V8 Sports Cars We All Forgot About

Don't sleep on these luxury classics.


Here's What the Air Force's Factory-Deleted Ford Diesels Sound Like

Who would've guessed changing the exhaust system creates a bit of a different tone?


He Just Wanted a Classic Packard. He Ended Up With the Addams Family’s Ride.

The car from the 1990s movies happened to live near Clint Moore.


The fastest cars made by every major automaker

A close look at the swiftest cars made by all the major car firms that are currently on sale


Here's How Many Solar Panels You'll Need to Charge Your EV

In order to make your EV green-energy approved, you'll need to charge it using a renewable energy source. Solar panels are one way to accomplish that.


10 Used Sports Cars That Are Notoriously Reliable Yet Crazy Cheap

These used sports cars strike the perfect balance between affordability, reliability, and excitement.


24 Four-Door Family Cars That Are Faster Than a Ferrari F355

Go fast and take the family, too.


5 Small Car Engines With Impressive Horsepower Output

Typically, V8, V10, and V12 engines hold the mark for incredible horsepower, but here are five small engines that have an impressive output of their own.


2024 Mercedes-Benz S580 Review: Still the King

An effortlessly capable drive and insulated luxury mean the S-Class is still the luxury sedan to beat.


10 Electric Cars That Have Five-Star Safety Ratings In 2024

Efficiency, eco-consciousness, and top-notch technology go hand in hand with these 10 fantastic electric cars, which boast five-star safety ratings.


The great cars powered by the Oldsmobile Rocket V8

An iconic engine hailing from an iconic company - here's what it powered


The S650 Ford Mustang Is Already Becoming A Tuners Dream

Ford did the most to ensure the S650 Mustang would be challenging to tune, but that doesnt mean it's not doable.


Waymo recalls 672 self-driving vehicles after Arizona collision

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Alphabet's Waymo said Thursday it would recall 672 of its self-driving vehicles after one of its driverless vehicles struck a wooden utility pole in Phoenix, Arizona in May. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regulator opened an investigation in May after 22 reports of Waymo's robotaxis exhibiting driving behavior that potentially


The true cost of mining electric car-battery metals

Your average EV has six times more mineral content than a petrol- or diesel-powered vehicle. But what's the cost of mining all these metals?


The Junkyard Discoveries of Martin Supply in Windsor, Colorado

The junkyard gems of Windsor, Colorado


Cars That Starred In Iconic Hollywood Movies

We take a close look at the automotive stars of some of our big screen favourites


Tesla Has a Trade-In Problem. It’s Going to Last Awhile.

New car prices and used car prices are always linked. That’s why Tesla’s aggressive price cuts designed to sell more new EVs have created a problem for existing owners.


Kia says hybrids aren't a threat to EVs but are the perfect gateway to electrification

Demand for EVs has slowed while interest in hybrids has soared. Kia says hybrids are an opportunity to get hesitant EV buyers into electrification.


Most Valuable Vintage Matchbox Cars Worth 100 Times Their Original Price

Some of the most valuable vintage Matchbox cars were originally samples.


How Hybrid Tech Will Keep Subaru's Boxer Engine Alive

Subaru's boxer engines lag in one aspect, and here's how they plan to address it, as well as helping it stay relevant in the midst of electrification.


3 Facts About The 2008 Pontiac G8 Probably Only Hardcore Car Fans Know

The muscle car swansong of Pontiac came with the 2008 Pontiac G8, but it was also a popular platform for other types of vehicles that utilized its potent V8.


Cathie Wood just revamped her Tesla stock price target

The company's shares have slid 24% over the past two years.


Did you buy one of the worst cars of all time? Here are the bottom 30, ranked by automotive experts

Many Americans have owned at least one lemon – did yours make the list?


Vintage photos show what it was like to work in a US car factory a century ago

Car factories were how Americans dominated the automotive industry in the 20th century. Here's what they looked like.


EVs Could Last Nearly Forever—If Car Companies Let Them

An electric car capable of running for 1 million miles is within reach.


Great cars coming in 2024 and beyond

Take a look at all the cars, SUVs and trucks heading our way, whether they be electric or combustion powered


Jeep All-in on 'Freedom of Choice' for New Model Era

Jeep's Wagoneer brand will offer six different powertrains from battery to hybrids to gasoline.


Here's why tire companies love EVs

The tire business is a business of low growth, low margins and extreme competition. Tire makers are at the mercy of of raw material prices. And about half of customers are largely indifferent to the brand of tires they buy. Price is the main differentiator. But industry analysts say EVs provide tire makers with the biggest growth opportunity they have seen in decades. AlixPartners estimates that tires on EVs require 20 percent more frequent replacement and can cost 50 percent more.


China became the world's factory by selling cheap goods. This strategy won't work for EVs.

The European Commission announced it will impose tariffs of up to 38.1% on Chinese EV imports from next month — on top of the existing 10% duty.


Canepa Commissions A Porsche Restomod You've Never Heard Of

This is Kalmar's first 7-97 commission for the United States, and it's headed to a well-known classic and collectible Porsche dealer.


Hydrogen Vs. Battery Electric: Which Is More Environmentally-Friendly?

Hydrogen-powered cars, or FCEVs (fuel-cell electric vehicles) add a whole new layer to the debate regarding EVs and their impact on their environment


Auto review: Chevy fields a surprisingly attractive, affordable new battery electric SUV

It’s no mystery why mainstream consumers aren’t flocking to electric vehicles. While public infrastructure remains an issue, if you own a home with a 240-volt outlet, that’s not a problem. The issue is the vehicles themselves. Until now, most were Lilliputian in size and driving range at a gargantuan price premium. Consider the 2011 Ford Focus Electric with its Lilliputian 115-mile range and ...


6 Of The Coolest German Muscle Cars Ever Built

German engineering has produced plenty of cool muscle cars just as capable of pinning drivers against their seatbacks as any Mustang, Roadrunner, or Cutlass.


1973 Lotus Europa Is Today's Bring a Trailer Pick

The Europa was a pioneering mid-engine sports car.


5 Mid-Size SUVs To Avoid When Looking For A Used Car In 2024

If you have your sights set on a used mid-size SUV, but unsure which make and model to get, here are five that you should steer clear of in 2024.


14 Meanest Looking Cars on the Road

Don’t mess with me! That’s what some cars seem to convey as they rumble down the street. These vehicles exude in-your-face attitude, be it their aggressive grille, sharp-angled headlights, or wide, muscular stance. And, if you crave a ride that turns heads, not for being adorable but for wickedness, you’re in luck, as we have the meanest cars lined up for you.


5 Car Brands With the Most Reliable Engines

You can argue that tires are a car's four most important safety and performance features, but all the basic components are equally critical. If one fails, the vehicle becomes unusable and costs you...