Aaron Cole, Managing Editor
Hyundai’s design team knows how to throw a curve or two.
The 2020 Hyundai Sonata sedan that made its debut at the 2019 New York International Auto Show pronounced a new era from the...
Tesla unveils "fully self-driving" custom computers, Musk says he expects self driving next year
Tesla on Monday unveiled its custom computers now installed on its cars and said the hardware would be able to drive its cars by the end of next year, pending approval from lawmakers.
"We expect to...Aaron Cole
2019 New York International Auto Show in pictures: The cars, SUVs, and crossovers you need to see
The 2019 New York auto show will open to the public Friday with a clear message from automakers: luxury for buyers comes first.
It's no coincidence that the biggest debuts of the show were either...Aaron Cole
Mercedes-Benz AMG boss: Black Series already testing, on the way
The wait for the latest installment in Mercedes-AMG's world-beating skunkworks series
Mercedes-Benz AMG boss Tobias Moers said Wednesday that a range-topping AMG Black Series would arrive sometime...Aaron Cole
2020 Kia Stinger GTS coming to punish more tires with new AWD hardware, Drift mode
The Kia Stinger's arrival two years ago vaulted the South Korean automaker into the performance realm with its potent turbocharged engine and capable chassis partly developed at the Nürburgring...Aaron Cole
VW sounds serious about adding pickup to its US lineup soon
Is there pent-up appeal for a pickup smaller and cheaper than the Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, and Ford Ranger?
The question's a real one for many automakers, but VW may be one of the first to...Aaron Cole
The outgoing 991 generation has a few more parade laps left.
Ahead of the 2019 New York International Auto Show, Porsche on Tuesday took the wraps off one of the last 911 models based on the 991...
Brazil-bound VW Tarok pickup headed to NY auto show, but does it have a future in US?
The Volkswagen Tarok compact pickup concept unveiled in Brazil last fall, which will eventually spawn a production model to be sold in South America, will appear at the 2019 New York International...Aaron Cole
Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Concept overlands to 2019 New York auto show
You don't need to be Bear Grylls to have fun getting lost. Rough and rugged, go-anywhere SUVs are incredibly popular right now—even if the prospect of hurtling down a mountainside on your bike...Aaron Cole
New mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 coming July 18
The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette will debut July 18, the automaker announced Thursday.
Chevrolet pushed out a notification via its fan site about the debut and General Motors Chairman and CEO...Aaron Cole
First drive review: Sweet on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 53 AMG sedan
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 53 AMG is conflicted. The pugnacious luxury sedan that arrived this year is sandwiched between a Hammer and a scythe. No, really.
The former was a 1980s wonder machine that...Aaron Cole
First drive review: 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 53 AMG is adulthood served
Stick around long enough and: 1) What’s old is always new again, 2) Reading large-print books becomes not only preferred but also, mandatory.
For Mercedes-Benz, which first plunked an inline-6...Aaron Cole
Ask me if I consider luxury crossovers to be vital to the human experience, and I’d say probably not.
Ask me again on icy roads, in the middle of a blizzard, on an interstate in the middle of...
Ferrari unveils latest F1 racer to challenge Mercedes-AMG
With its last championship-winning driver now behind the wheel of an Alfa Romeo, Ferrari on Friday revealed the SF90 Formula One racer that it'll use to challenge Mercedes-AMG's dominance in the...Aaron Cole
Review update: 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro yearns to get lost, and found
Twenty minutes from my front door is nowhere. And that’s somewhere I want to be.
That’s true for many of us who live in Denver. It’s probably true for the 30 people who will move...Aaron Cole
2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road is a small crossover scrapper that only Toyota could make
Back when it was a new thing and the Backstreet Boys were still (mostly) minors, the Toyota RAV4 was a plucky off-roader with potential from an automaker that had a good pedigree for making small...Aaron Cole
Hyundai's chief designer: We're chasing legends now, not just sales
Luc Donckerwolke is one of us.
The 53-year-old designer—born in South America, trained in Brussels, and chief designer for a South Korean global automaker—speaks with a soft French...Aaron Cole
Lights flicker underneath champagne-dry powder that dusts the old marquee at the Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah.
The Egyptian’s been here since the 1920s. Back then, Park City was a...
Help wanted at Lexus: Now seeking Cadillac Escalade fighter, start immediately
Starved for a newer brute 'ute with curb appeal, Lexus dealers tell the automaker they could use a competitive SUV to fight the literal and figurative juggernaut in the class, the Cadillac Escalade.
Don't hold your breath for a Genesis performance skunkworks, boss says
For a baby brand like Genesis, learning to walk comes first.
Manfred Fitzgerald, who is the global boss for the nascent luxury brand, told Car and Driver that a high-performance sub-brand—a la...Aaron Cole
Last chilly Detroit auto show sparks warm memories for some, but what's next?
John McElroy doesn’t get too misty-eyed when he talks about moving the Detroit auto show from January.
“It was 17 degrees outside when I left this morning. I am so glad it’s moving...Aaron Cole
Jeep boss Kuniskis knows if Jeep Gladiator will go Hercules, but he's not saying
Just three months into his current role as Jeep president in North America, former SRT chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Tim Kuniskis sat Monday in an upstairs office above the 2019 North American...Aaron Cole
2019 Detroit auto show in pictures: The trucks, SUVs, crossovers, and cars you need to see
The cold Detroit air didn't make much room for warm feelings about the city's final auto show in January.
The press preview days for the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit...Aaron Cole