America’s largest beer maker will use all-electric trucks to make deliveries between breweries and wholesalers. Someone is going to have to break this news to the Clydesdales. Anheuser-Busch announced this week that it ordered up 40 all-electric semitrucks from automaker Tesla to handle high-volume deliveries from breweries to wholesalers. The pre-order...
Tesla will push back its Model 3 production estimates after delivering only 1,550 Model 3 cars in the final three months of last year. Tesla Inc.  (TSLA - Get Report) shares extended declines on Thursday after the luxury electric carmaker cautioned that deliveries of its flagship Model 3 will fall significantly short of estimates. The...
OH, THE UNTAINTED optimism of 2014. In the spring of that year, the good Swedes at Volvo introduced Drive Me, a program to get regular Josefs, Frejas, Joeys, and Fayes into autonomous vehicles. By 2017, Volvo executives promised, the company would distribute 100 self-driving SUVs to families in Gothenburg, Sweden. The...
‘Tis the season to pause and take stock. Have you been nice to the cars in your life? The automotive suppliers? The Uber drivers? How about the family? If you’ve got some making up to do, Jack Stewart has you covered, with seven last-minute gift ideas for the auto lover in...
AUTOMAKERS CAN LEARN a lot by breaking down the new Jeep Wrangler—and not just because it’s so easy to put back together afterward. (Seriously: Popping the doors, roof, and windscreen off and on is a breeze.) The newest generation of this emblem of free-spirited exploration—the fourth redesign in its 30-year history—is...
BAD PROBLEMS CAN beget good stuff. In Virginia last week, residents and local news crews freaked out when a new dynamic tolling system meant to reduce congestion started charging $40 for a nine-mile ride. Sure that's crazy, but give it a sec, transportation experts say: This kind of congestion pricing just...
JAGUAR HAS WORKED hard over the last decade to build cars that buyers lust over, reinvent itself as a modern auto maker, and finally shake off its “old man sedan” image. Yes, the British car builder built the E-Type, the sexiest car ever, in the 60s. But then it bumbled...
The phrase “Aston Martin” may conjure images of 1960s cool, of Sean Connery in a fine suit, of the iconic DB5. That’s why the job of every new Aston car over the past five decades has been to deliver that heritage—but also to build on it, to pull it...
Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma created huge demand for huge vehicles. Here's why buyers are going green. Used cars are selling quickly, but for an unfortunate reason.   Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida trashed countless vehicles and left their owners seeking replacements quickly. According to Cox Automotive estimates,...
THE GOOD PEOPLE of Denver, Colorado, have seen the self-driving trucks that deliver beer and those designed to get smashed. They have wooed Silicon Valley and welcomed big pot. Now they are getting a hyperloop. Well, not exactly a hyperloop. A hyperloop-inspired system. “It’s a meaningful distinction,” says Brogan BamBrogan(yup, his legal name), founder and CEO of...