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Planes, trains, automobiles — things that fly and things roll aren’t just essential modes of transportation, but also sources of immense joy and fun. We keep you up-to-date on the coolest rides and concepts while keeping you grounded with essential guides (because you need to know about the fastest supercar in the world and how to drive a stick).

Red Tesla Model Y charging in front of a glass building with dry grass on the ground

New research says a lack of EV charging stations isn’t actually a big deal

While the availability of EV chargers is holding consumers back from purchasing an electric car, new research explains why charging isn’t a problem.
2020 Ferrari Roma from overhead parked on a gravel road in front of round bushes.

Video: Watch a Ferrari being hand-made, start to finish

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Dreaming about electric vehicles? These hidden costs may change your mind

2022 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class on the side of a street in a busy city with blue skies in the back.

These are the definitive top 5 luxury cars in the world right now

2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV 1LT from the driver's side angle driving down the street in front of a yellow building.

Chevy just beat Tesla to the EV promised land with a $30k SUV

2021 Kawasaki Ninja H2R

This is what the fastest bike in the world looks like now

Man working under the hood on a vehicle engine.

How often do you change the engine’s air filter? (And how to do it in 5 minutes)

Porsche 911 Dakar Prototype on rugged terrain in front of snow-capped mountains in Chile.

Porsche tested its Safari 911 prototypes by driving up a volcano

2023 BMW R 1250 RS sport touring motorcycle with white, blue, and red paint job in front of a white backdrop.

The new BMW R 1250 RS offers cool new features at the same old price

White Tesla in front of a lush green mountain range

Study: Tesla drivers are exactly who you think they are

2023 BMW XM front end from driver's side with white walls and blue skies in the back.

The BMW XM’s controversial design is an intentional flex

2022 Lexus LX 600 front end angle from the passengers side on a gravel trail with trees in the back.

2022 Lexus LX Review: Luxurious and highly capable for people stuck in the past

Johammer J1.

These are the absolute best electric motorcycles you can get right now

Some of the best electric motorcycle models on and coming soon to a road near you.
2022 Mini John Cooper Works in front of a large cliff on the side of a road with blue skies.

MINI will teach people how to drive its new cars since almost nobody knows how

In the first school of its kind from an automaker, MINI will teach drivers how to operate a manual transmission.
Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ Coupe

The 8 fastest cars in the world right now

With top speeds above 200 mph, these are the fastest cars in the world. Seven of the options have confirmed top speed runs, making them the kings of speed.

First drive: 2023 Kia Telluride X-Pro wants to be your all day, every day driver

Are the 2023 Kia Telluride off-road-ready X-Pro and X-Line trims worth your money?
Close up of shiny car tire with Brabus wheels on pavement.

The 7 best tire shines to buy for your car in 2022

Using a good tire shine can help protect your tires from regular wear and debris, while making them pop. These are the best seven tire shines to try in 2022.
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5 easy ways to increase the affordability of electric cars

The affordability of electric cars goes beyond gas and repairs. The Manual rounds up the secret and little-known ways to save money with your EV.
2023 BMW M2 front end angle from the inside of a garage with blue skies in the back.

BMW M2 returns with 453 hp and a puppy-scaring mug

BMW’s smallest and most affordable M car returns with more parts from the pricier and more powerful M3 and M4 twins. 
Three 2024 Ford Mustangs driving down a tarmac road with dirt mountain and shrubs in the back.

Sorry tuners, the 2024 Ford Mustang will be harder to modify

Forget performance, Ford's engineers really focused on security with the new Mustang, as the car's encrypted electronic architecture will keep everyone out.
Man cleaning front headlight on Toyota RAV4 using Meguiar's Quick Detailer.

How to clean headlights using 2 popular methods

Headlights will get foggy over time, which can make it hard to see at night. Here's a guide to restoring your car's headlights with two popular methods.
Cars on the track during the Formula One Abu Dhabi 2020 Grand Prix.

Here’s a breakdown of all the major types of car racing

From Formula One to NASCAR, there’s plenty of professional racing to follow. More recently amateur racing and simulation racing have become more common.
tesla model 3

Climate change is coming for your Tesla

Electric car owners cut back charging to help grid operators during extreme heat. Is this a sign of things to come?
EV charging station.

Buying an electric vehicle? Here’s how to install an EV charger in your home

Installing an EV charger at home can help electric vehicle owners avoid long waits, giant electricity bills, and other headaches that come with other options.
2023 Nissan Ariya

What to expect from Nissan’s first new EV in 10 years (Hint: You’ll like it)

The 2023 Ariya compact crossover is coming to Nissan Motor Co. showrooms soon, the Japanese car company’s first new electric vehicle in more than a decade.
2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV 3-Liter.

These are the most affordable electric cars on the market today

While prices remain aspirational, there are a number of EVs on the market around or under this $30,000 price tag. Here are some of the cheaper electric cars.
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Best cheap motorcycle helmet deals for October 2022

Best cheap motorcycle helmet deals for October 2022

If you're looking for the best cheap motorcycle helmets, we've lined up a selection of various helmet types and styles.
2024 Silverado EV RST

Electric vehicles get big boost from GM, Hertz, Massachusetts, and Washington

GM plans to add 175,000 electric vehicles to Hertz over the next five years. Massachusetts and Washington agreed to cease new gas vehicle sales by 2035.
2023 Bentley Bentayga EWB front end from passenger's side angle with mountains and trees in the back

Why the 2023 Bentley Bentayga EWB is the best SUV you’ll never want to drive

What should you know about the new Bentley Bentayga? By stretching the Bentayga by 7 inches, Bentley has created an SUV you want to ride in instead of drive.
Two Volkswagen e-Golfs at a dedicated parking lot for EVs in Oslo, Norway.

Volkswagen electric cars are about to get a huge push forward

After it brings Porsche public, VW plans to invest about $88 billion into Volkswagen electric cars and software development over the next five years.
2023 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek in front of a green hill on a dirt path with the sun peeking out from the clouds.

This family-friendly SUV is the perfect road trip car for nature lovers

Flying is busier and more hectic than ever. Forget about TSA and the possibility of losing your luggage, it’s time to use your car to get to your next vacation.
Graphic of a hand holding an electric car up to an EV sign.

Want to buy an EV? These are the 5 cheapest states to charge up at home

The best states to own an electric vehicle are based on cost to charge an electric car, EV tax breaks, sales tax, and other expenses that vary state by state.
Life on the road.

I spent 3 months road-tripping: These are the 5 worst mistakes you can make

I spent 3 months road-tripping: These are the 5 worst mistakes you can make

Life on the road is hard. These road trip tips will help make it easier.
Volkswagen, chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group Dr. Herbert Diess presents the ID. lineup based on the MEB platform in 2018.

Confused about the new EV tax credits? Why you should buy an EV before 2023

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit. This potential rebate is more restrictive in 2023. The solution? Buy now.
2022 mitsubishi outlander review feature

Why the redesigned Mitsubishi Outlander AWD will have you rethinking the brand

The new 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander sports a surprising level of luxury and refinement, but can it compete in the crowded compact crossover market?
Chevy Bolt Garage EVolution, stocked with snacks.

GM’s Dream Garage concept is an EV-inspired man cave for the future

Chevrolet transformed one Bolt EV owner’s carport with an “ultimate EV garage” – stocking shelves and refrigerators with tasty treats to enjoy at home.
Workers assemble the charging station in Cottage Grove, Oregon.

Scientists have finally figured out how to charge an EV in less than 10 minutes

Scientists this week presented a 10-minute EV charger at the American Chemical Society in Chicago, a method that could spark electric vehicle sales in the U.S.
The Hoffmeister Kink on an early 1960s BMW 3200 CS.

BMW’s cool new app lets you drive roads shaped like the famous Hofmeister kink

BMW’s cool new app lets you drive roads shaped like the famous Hofmeister kink

German auto aficionados can experience BMW's fine dynamics by accelerating through 55,241 Hofmeister Kink-shaped roads throughout the U.S. via the BMW app.
Polaris RZR Pro R and Turbo R in the Mojave desert in front of a mountain on a dirt path.

The new Polaris RZR UTVs offer a desert driving experience like no other

The new Polaris RZR Pro R and Turbo R are aimed directly at enthusiasts looking to hit absurd speed over desert terrain.
A prototype Rivian in 2018.

How Rivian’s $1.7 billion Q2 loss will affect consumers and the EV market

Rivian's future plans after an August 12 earnings call revealed that the brand new auto manufacturer expectedly lost $1.7 billion in the last three months.
2022 Shelby GT500-H from the front driver's side in a studio under a large central light with a gray gradient background.

We Drove a 900-HP Mustang Shelby GT500-H, and So Can You (But Should You?)

Want to know what a 900-horsepower pony car feels like? Hertz will now let you rent a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500-H with nearly four digits of horsepower.
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Markups.org Is Exposing How Greedy Car Dealerships Really Are – Here’s How (and Why)

Markups.org Is Exposing How Greedy Car Dealerships Really Are – Here’s How (and Why)

Car dealers are getting greedy. Startup Markups.org is exposing the worst dealers in the U.S.
The 250,000th BMW i3 together with the BMW i3s of the HomeRun Edition from the BMW Group Plant Leipzig in June.

BMW Clarifies Its Rules Around Subscription-Based Heated Seats (and It’s Not Quite What You Think)

BMW Clarifies Its Rules Around Subscription-Based Heated Seats (and It’s Not Quite What You Think)

BMW recently made headlines for offering a heated seat subscription. It's since clarified who will actually be billed monthly.
2022 Ford Maverick front end from passenger's side in a gravel parking lot

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat: The People’s Truck

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat: The People’s Truck

The Ford Maverick ditches towing and payload capacity to focus on being a comfortable, affordable, and efficient pickup truck that's easy to drive.
2021 Ford Bronco front end angle from passenger side on a gravel path

2021 Ford Bronco Black Diamond: Worth the Hype

2021 Ford Bronco Black Diamond: Worth the Hype

After 25 years, the Ford Bronco returns as a rugged off-roader with the Jeep Wrangler in its sights, but shines because of its on-road character.
Close-up of front end tire of black Porsche 911 being washed with a spray foam gun

This Is How Easy It Is to Wash Your Car at Home

This Is How Easy It Is to Wash Your Car at Home

Sure you can take the car to the car wash, but it's not as good as if you did it yourself. We've put together a quick list of how to wash your car at home.
Front left golden wheel on a yellow Lamborghini

Follow These Car Tire Maintenance Tips for Long-Lasting Tires

Follow These Car Tire Maintenance Tips for Long-Lasting Tires

Tire maintenance is just as important as gas and oil. Follow these tips to get the maximum out of your tires without sacrificing safety.
Mechanic checking engine oil by lifting up the dipstick under the hood of a car.

These are the 8 Car Fluids You Should Be Checking Regularly

These are the 8 Car Fluids You Should Be Checking Regularly

In order to keep your car in tip-top shape, you should be checking these fluids on a regular basis. See which ones are most important. 
Thule Hullavator Pro Rooftop Kayak Carrier

The 8 Best Roof Racks for Your Car or Truck in 2022

The 8 Best Roof Racks for Your Car or Truck in 2022

For whatever outdoor sport or adventure you're into, you need a reliable way to haul all that gear. Here are the best roof racks to buy in 2022.
2022 Jaguar F-Pace R Dynamic S 25 in the woods.

2021 Jaguar F-Pace R Dynamic S: A Primal Attraction

2021 Jaguar F-Pace R Dynamic S: A Primal Attraction

The Jaguar F-Pace is a different type of SUV, emphasizing styling and handling at the forefront of what it does best to feel like a unique option.