Cadillac eVTOL air taxi revealed, CES 2021 and more: Roadshow's week in review

Here's a recap of the automotive world for the week ending Jan. 16.

The Corvette Debuted 68 Years Ago Today

On January 17, 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette prototype was unveiled at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City at Motorama. But the car that we recognize today as synonymous with (relatively) accessible sportiness wasn’t as loved when it first appeared.

The Falcon Has Landed: The Wild World of Falcon Hunting Cars

Superformance cars in Ford v Ferrari

Rob Kinnan got to check out all the Ford cars provided by Superformance for Ford v Ferrari, including CSX2000 and the GT40 used in racing scenes.

A Reminder That Filming Yourself Driving A Race Car Is An Incredibly Bad Idea

15-year-old stock car driver Taylor Gray has raised quite a stir on social media today after posting a Snapchat video of him using one hand to film himself while cruising around the Daytona International Speedway at full blast. So, here’s your regular reminder: filming yourself racing at speed is always a bad idea, but especially when you’re a young racing driver trying to make it up the ranks.

This Niva Needed A Lada Time To Lap The Nurburgring

Yes, it has bucket seats.

Why the Toyota Sienna minivan is a smart choice

From passenger comfort to efficiency to interior space, this fuel-sipping minivan trounces many popular SUVs.

Cars That Stand the Test of Time

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BrightDrop is GM's new logistics business

This side hustle was officially introduced during CEO Mary Barra's keynote address at CES 2021.

Is Yuki Tsunoda Ready For Formula 1?

Tsunoda is coming off an exceptional first year in Formula 2, but is a driver who has only been in international racing for two years ready for AlphaTauri?

Dubai Tuner Marks 10 Years Of Lamborghini Aventador With Sinister Supercar

We feel old but hey, this one looks great.

GM's flying Cadillac concept has me puzzled

There are now too many of these to be ignored, I called an expert to find out why.

What's The Dumbest Thing You've Seen Towed?

Cruising down a snow-covered back road a few days ago, I saw something awful. I saw someone hauling one of those mini campers. Normally, those campers are fine. They’re cool with me. But this particular one looked like it had just been salvaged from the junkyard. The two tires I could see were flat. Through the rust holes, you could see stacks of rusty junk inside. And, of course, this person needed to pull out directly in front of me, despite...

CarCopter Flying Race Car Concept Aims To Revolutionize Motorsport

CES never fails to amaze.

A Microchip Might Be Why the New Car You Want Is Hard to Locate

The popularity of tech such as the PlayStation has slowed the flow of semiconductors to automakers. Now, manufacturers are having to cut back on production.

Bringing the Dog along for the Ride? Grab These Things First

Keep your pups safe and happy as you show them the world from inside your car.

Amtrak testing trains at Point Defiance Bypass for first time since deadly 2017 derailment

This Is Not Your Parents’ Wagon: Refurbished 1963 Dodge 440 Is Drag-Strip Ready

See the First $3.6 Million Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport in the U.S.

This example is finished in Quartz White with exposed carbon fiber and an Italian Red leather interior with a glass roof.

What Vehicle Changed Your Long-Held Opinions?

If there’s one thing that’s true about people passionate about something, it’s that they’ve probably got strong opinions that are tough as hell to change. Whether that’s your opinion on a football team or your exceptional hatred for certain foods, we’ve all been there. But I want to know something different. I want to know what vehicle changed your mind.

Amazon Opens Alexa to Let Automakers Make Custom Voice Assistants

FCA's brands will adopt the tech first, so you may soon be saying, 'Jeep, adjust the temperature.'

The Subaru Forester isn't what it used to be

GT500 Carbon Fiber Track Pack Is A Special Edition With A Punch

Some options add value and performance to your muscle car.

Please Don't Take Your Matte Finish Through the Car Wash

Federal Government Eases Safety Regulations On Some Autonomous Cars

The new rule also clarifies language that doesn’t apply to driverless vehicles.

Marco Andretti Gives Up Full-Time IndyCar Racing

Sports Car Maker Spyker Is All Out Of Money—Again

Dutch sports car manufacturer Spyker NV is slated to debut two cars in 2021, but now it looks like. the company is all out of money, with CEO Victor Muller filling for bankruptcy... again. And somehow he still thinks things are going to turn out okay. Maybe that’s because it’s been holding on for dear life for the last six years.

Former IndyCar Champion Alex Zanardi Is Reportedly Speaking Again

Alex Zanardi seems to be making a remarkable recovery.

McLaren 675LT vs Lotus Exige V6 Club Racer Drag Race

Is the Lotus Exige supercar quick?

This Big Block 1981 Chevy Camaro Pumps Out Nearly 2,400 HP

BMW's Access subscription program is dead, report says

The service will be discontinued at the end of January.

Toyota hit with a $180 million fine for Clean Air Act violations

The court ruling states that Toyota neglected to report emissions violations for its vehicles from 2005-2015.

Peugeot Boss To Reconsider US Return Over Brand Overlap Risk

The FCA-PSA merger isn't going to help the French marque's case.

Here Are The Changes NHTSA Made To Its Autonomous Driving Regulations

If you haven’t noticed, autonomous vehicles have been a massive topic of conversation despite the fact that most automakers aren’t actually all that close to releasing an autonomous passenger vehicle. In fact, we don’t really have a ton of cohesive regulations to dictate the development of self-driving cars. And that’s why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released some new guidelines—in many cases easing some of the...

This Week in Cars: A Porsche Boxster, the Kona N, and a Flying Cadillac

Our trip through the week's cars, including the 25th-anniversary Porsche Boxster, a bunch of Cadillac concepts, and continued global parts shortages.

Here are the most important cars from CES 2021

Cadillac, Caterpillar and John Deere made for an wild bunch of tech news and innuendo.

2022 Honda HR-V

Pros Honda Sensing safety tech likely standard Probably more powerful than before Cons Won’t have CR-V ride height Don’t expect an upscale interior The CR-V’s smaller sibling, the HR-V, is finally due for a full redesign. As Honda’s entrant in the subcompact crossover segment, the updated 2022 HR-V should have features to better compete against

Battery Health Reports Coming for Buyers of Used Electric Vehicles

This startup is a sort of Carfax of battery life information, intending to make it easier to have confidence in buying a used EV.

You Can Still Get Your Speed Fix at Bondurant Racing School

Stephane Peterhansel Wins The Dakar Rally For The 14th Time

This is the MINI JCW driver's eighth win in a car, joining six wins in bikes.

Pedestrian dies in Oceanside after being hit by suspected drunken driver

A woman died Sunday after being struck by a suspected drunken driver while walking in the street on Oceanside Boulevard, police said. Oceanside Police Department officers responded at 2:32 a.m. to a vehicle collision with a pedestrian in the 3300 block of Oceanside Boulevard, said Sgt. Rick Davis of the OPD Traffic Services Unit. Officers found an unresponsive woman with a head injury in the westbound lanes of Oceanside Boulevard, Davis said....

2022 Audi S8 Spied Sporting Quad Exhaust Tips, Little Camouflage

Audi isn’t changing much.

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series Gets A Ton Of Mods

The ultimate Land Cruiser has arrived.

Mercedes-AMG S63e Spied Silently Stalking Nurburgring

The hybrid S63e is almost here.

How the New Hypercar Class Differs From LMP1

The Toyota Gazoo Racing GR010 shows us how the top-spec of Le Mans race cars will differ from the outgoing LMP1 cars.


Hyundai is challenging for leadership among alternative fuel vehicles . Bumper2Bumpertv reports that their lead offering in the segment is the Ioniq which comes with three different drive train options

Finland Is Getting Two World Rally Championship Events This Year In Place Of Rally Sweden

COVID-19 has already wreaked havoc on the 2021 World Rally Championship schedule, and its path of destruction continues. The iconic, snow-covered (well, most of the time) Rally Sweden has long been nixed from the calendar, but various other changes had it looking like we wouldn’t see any snow events this year. Now, though, Arctic Rally Finland has stepped in.

Everything new at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

Subaru brought a new Outback, Volkswagen has a few concepts and Ford introduced a new Mustang along with a redesigned Escape. This may be the best Auto Show of 2019.

What to Buy with Your $600 Stimulus Check: Window Shop with Car and Driver

We look for (potentially) reliable transportation in the sub-$600 range. It's a bit sketchy.

Cadillac CT4-V, CT5-V Blackwing Early Buyers Getting Exclusive Perks

Of course, eager adopters will get great freebies.