2022 Volkswagen GTI First Test: They Still Make ’Em Like They Used To

Can a car have a panic attack? No? Okay, good. For a second there, we wanted to throw a weighted car cover over our white 2022 Volkswagen GTI and slip some sort of vehicular benzodiazepine in its gas tank. If it could gain sentience, this shapely little hatch might incessantly blare its horn and idle …

What Is SHERP the Ark?! Check Out This Extreme ATV

According to the manufacturer, it’s not actually a sport utility vehicle—it’s an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). Whatever you call it, SHERP the Ark 3400 is impressive. Earlier this year on Top Gear America, Jethro Bovingdon got to—throw?—one of these 10-wheeled beasts around when the guys were comparing $250,000 luxury SUVs in Colorado. Where SHERP (The SHERP? …

Alpha Wolf+ First Look: EVs Becoming Pickups, Pickups Becoming Trucks

Another wolf p’up has been added to the pack, and it too is an alpha. The Wolf+ (Wolf Plus) has joined the Wolf as the second EV truck in the Alpha Electric Truck Series offered by the SoCal EV startup company called Alpha Motor Corporation. As implied by the name, the Wolf+ is an extended-cab, …

BlueCruisin’ for a Bruisin’: Ford CEO’s Tweet Throws Shade at Tesla

Ford’s upping its driver-assist feature game with its new BlueCruise Level 2 hands-free system. Predictably, the Blue Oval’s CEO, Jim Farley, is a bit proud of his company’s latest feat. In fact, he even tweeted out, the below: BlueCruise! We tested it in the real world, so our customers don’t have to. pic.twitter.com/dgqVkWH31r — Jim …

GM and LG Announce New Ultium Battery Plant in Tennessee

General Motors and LG Energy Solution today confirmed the two companies will build a $2.3 billion battery cell plant in Tennessee that will be key to powering the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric midsize SUV, which will be assembled at the adjacent Spring Hill vehicle assembly plant starting next year. Construction begins immediately on the 2.8-million-square-foot …

Ford Performance Reveals Carbon Fiber Accessories for Mustang Shelby GT500

There are a few different ways to get your carbon fiber fix if you’re purchasing a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. You can go all-out and opt for the $18,500 Carbon Fiber Track package, which includes some carbon fiber bits (an unmistakable GT4 track wing, splitter wickers, and 20-inch wheels), as well as a bunch of …