2025 Volvo EX90 Puts Safety And Luxury At The Forefront

While most of the world’s carmakers — and the press outlets who dutifully chronicle their every mood swing — are busy hyperventilating over unfair subsidies greasing the skids for the cataclysmic Chinese electric car menace come to up-end the auto business we westerners all know and love, Volvo Cars and its fans can only thank … Read more

Biden’s tariffs on Chinese EVs may not deter growing threat

U.S. President Joe Biden announces increased tariffs on Chinese products to promote American investments and jobs in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 14, 2024 in Washington, DC.  Win Mcnamee | Getty Images DETROIT — President Joe Biden’s plan to quadruple tariffs on China-made electric vehicles is unlikely to stave off the … Read more

Costco Members Can Get Up To $2,000 In Coupons To Use On A New Car

Costco is known for its massive warehouses full of bulk consumer products and well-priced appliances, but nestled between discounted 24-packs of paper towel and giant boxes of trail mix, you’ll find something even better; cars. New York Joins California, Banning Non-Electric Vehicles After 2035 Costco members are eligible for discounts on new cars, which is … Read more

These Are My Favorite Details On The Polestar 2 Dual Motor Performance

Photo: Logan K. Carter I am lucky enough to currently have a week-long loan of a Polestar 2 Dual Motor Performance Pack. This is my first time in a modern Volvo-based product, and my first time living with a Polestar. So far, I’ve taken notice of several thoughtful touches that separate the Polestar 2 from … Read more

Ford Slashes F-150 Lightning Price To Reignite Sales

Good morning! It’s Friday, April 12, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Ford Is Gearing Up To Make A Lot More F-150 Lightnings 1st Gear: Ford Cuts Up To $5,500 … Read more

$56,300 Polestar 4 EV Is The Cheapest Car You Can Buy Without A Rear Window

There have been a handful of cars with no rear window in recent years, whether it be for aerodynamic or pure styling reasons, they instead use a high-def camera and digital rear-view mirror to give you a view behind. But all such cars have been high-end supercars or limited-run specials, like the Ferrari 812 Competizione, … Read more

2025 Polestar 3 Will Be $10,000 Cheaper Than First Announced

The upcoming Polestar 3 hasn’t gone into production yet, but parent company Geely has already decided to give it a discount that slashes the EV’s price by nearly $10,000. Carmakers are usually timid with pricing forecasts for their latest models because final MSRPs are (supposedly) subject to things like volatile supply chains and the ever-increasing … Read more

Fears Over Chinese Cars Finally Hits The White House

Good morning! It’s Thursday, February 29, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. 2024 Polestar 2: Your Questions, Answered 1st Gear: Biden Weary Of Chinese Cars U.S. officials are going to … Read more

We Need A Used Car That Feels New! What Should We Buy?

Sean and his wife are replacing their 2009 Audi A3 as it’s getting up there in mileage and repairs are starting to be expensive. This would be a daily driver for just two people, so it doesn’t need to be super practical. They are open to used cars but they want it to “feel” like … Read more

Hack Your Way To The Superior Euro Headlights The Government Doesn’t Want You To Have

To understand why I decided to break into the software configurations on my Polestar 2, I must first emphasize my frustrations with the NHTSA implementation for Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB) headlights via an amendment to FMVSS 108. 2024 Polestar 2 | First Drive Not only was the US behind the rest of the world in creating … Read more