Frito-Lay is doubling down on natural gas trucks. It has more than 500--with a 23-percent greenhouse gas reduction--and they've covered 100 million miles. The challenges: volatile gas prices, and a need for more CNG/LNG stations.
To settle that argument with your brother-in-law, here are origin stories on the drive-in movie, the tow truck, the kiddie seat, the wraparound windshield and even the very first SUV.
The sensible thing, given a $14 billion deficit annually, would be to either raise gas taxes or impose a mileage tax. But politicians are allergic to the word "tax."
Great Britain's exit from the European Union "complicates" the debut of the made-in-England QX30. At issue is how much the car will cost in a major market--Europe.
It won't be long before the outside rearview mirror--primitive tech that's noisy, heavy and an aerodynamic nightmare--is history around the world.
Everybody has a first accident, and with luck we emerge sadder but wiser. Here are some first-person accounts from the Car Talk Community.
Make no mistake, at one percent of national sales, EVs aren't ruling the road--that role goes to crossover SUVs. But a modest upward trend is encouraging.
The odds are against furry creatures hit by cars, but miracles do happen! Meet koalas, coyotes and kittens who lived to tell about their encounters on the Big Road.
Britain's already expensive cars (built with foreign partners) face extinction because of new European tariffs.
Elon Musk wants Tesla Motors to merge with his cousin's photovoltaic company. It's a decision made from the heart, not the head, but it may be a good idea anyway.
Sammy Hagar says "I Can't Drive 55" is the reason he never gets a ticket from traffic cops when he's out airing his performance car collection--which includes seven Ferraris.