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2015 Acura TLX 2.4 Review

It delivers, but it does so at a cost.

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE Review

Coming up short in neither utility nor sport.

2015 Chevrolet Sonic RS 5-Door Review

Inexpensive without feeling too cheap.

2015 Lexus RC-F Review

Lexus takes a bold step forward with sporty coupe.

The Daily Driver

Our auto journalists give daily impressions of the cars they drive.

2015 Kia Soul EV

This One Amazing Driving Hack Will Change the World for the Better

By mastering the art of making a proper turn, you can help save lives.

Believe it or not, traffic is one of the most elegant and efficient systems ever devised by man. With it, billions of people, most of whom are dangerously under-qualified to be piloting a machine capable of causing some truly horrifying destruction, are able to get to work, run up to the store, or get to the church on time - almost always with no harm to themselves or others.

Then and Now: Examining How the Subaru Forester 2.5 Has Changed Over the Last 5 Years

How much different is the new Subaru Forester?

What have the last five years done to our favorite rides? If you're in the market for a new vehicle, it might be prudent to take a look at some previous model years. We all know that saying about cars depreciating as soon as they're driven off the lot, but how much do they depreciate after half-a-decade? Are there options you simply can't live without today, that weren't available five years ago?

Can the 2015 Toyota Sienna XLE Function as a Poor Man's Maybach? Short Answer, Yes

You'd be surprised how well suited for chauffeuring a minivan can be.

A select group of writers were recently sent to California to test-drive the all-new Mercedes-Maybach S600, a luxury car for the driven, not the driver. We were not one of those select few; but that didn't mean we couldn't make our own quasi-limo experience. Thus, with your author playing the role of Mr. Fancypants, and Senior Writer David Merline playing Driver, we set forth to see if our ride, a 2015 Toyota Sienna XLE, could stand in as a poor man's Maybach.

The Top 5 Least Fuel Efficient (but Most Fun) Cars of 2015

They get terrible gas mileage, but they do get our adrenaline pumping.

While SUVs tend to be pegged as the biggest gas-guzzlers, it's actually high-end luxury cars that get the worst fuel economy ratings. These cars may have the worst fuel economy ratings, but on the flipside, they also have the highest fun ratings too. And if performance and pampering are things you're looking for in a vehicle where money is no object, you're probably not as concerned with fuel efficiency ratings anyway. But, for grins, here are the top 5 least fuel efficient cars of 2015.

The Top 5 Most Fuel Efficient Cars, Trucks and EVs of 2015

Does your vehicle run like the Energizer Bunny?

Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are looking more and more attractive these days thanks to falling gas prices. With that said, fuel efficiency is still a benchmark automakers seek to improve in their vehicles every year. We break down the most fuel efficient vehicles by cars, trucks, and EVs, thanks to a little help from the U.S. Department of Energy.

GALLERY: 11 Pictures of Old Land Rovers Doing What They Do Best

Dirty pictures mustn't always come with NSFW warnings.

With the recent slew of Land Rovers we've driven, and with even more new models coming our way this year, there's a lot of talk about how Land Rovers are so eminently capable right out of the box. For example, a Range Rover can dive into nearly three feet of water and not drown itself or soak your fine leather shoes, and it's been like that for decades. But, aside from attending media-drive events, how often do you actually see these cars doing that sort of activity?

Bang for Your Buck: 2015 Toyota Sienna XLE vs. the Used-Car Market

Checking out a new car's competition from the used-car market.

It's no surprise that buyers often compare both new and used cars. For a given price point, the market for potential cars explodes once you start looking away from new cars alone. Yes, you might give up the warranty, but if you're looking for something unique, used cars provide a good value ... provided you pick the right one. Bang for Your Buck takes a look at five used cars you could get with the money you'd spend on the new car we've tested recently.

Bentley's New Line of Furniture is Exactly as Dull and Expensive as You'd Think

Wherein a sofa costs as much as an economy car.

Well, we didn't see this collaboration coming. It appears that Bentley has teamed up with a European luxury furniture maker (of course they exist, why wouldn't they exist?) to release a furniture collection. Inspired by both Bentley's love of plush interiors and, for some reason, traveling by train, the Bentley Home collection will set you back an unearthly sum of money for furniture that, when it comes down to brass tacks, is pretty dull.

Floyd Mayweather, Dangerous Twerking, and Supersonic Car.

Web2Carz top five kick ass car videos for January 23

It is no less than an exciting week in the world of car videos - from the serious and precautionary to the downright fun. From Dallas to Dubai and back again, Web2Carz brings you another installment in our weekly Top Five (truly) Kick-Ass Car Videos.

Maryland Residents: The Chevrolet Spark EV Is Heading Your Way

The Little Car That Could finally heads to the East.

Since its inception, the all-electric Chevrolet Spark EV has been a West Coast affair, with sales taking place in just California and Oregon. There are many reasons for this, mostly pertaining to zero-emissions regulations and other conditions that make that location favorable for EV sales. Of course, other regions also pine for EVs, and the demand is now high enough to where Chevrolet is taking the Spark EV all the way across the country to Maryland.

A 100th Birthday Homage to JC Whitney from One of Its Many Customers

The online parts giant just turned 100 years old.

"Hop in," Adam said. "I have to get my hair cut for prom." Standing at the curb in front of my driveway, I peered up at the old, red Jeep Wrangler with its large black tires. I nervously climbed in. There were no doors and the top was gone. "Cool," I said, trying to project calmness.

Jaguar Land Rover's Bike Sense Should Keep Bikers Safe and Happy

Because nobody deserves to be doored. For the most part.

Chances are, if you live in a big city, you're used to fighting bicyclists and motorcyclists for space on the road. And your two-wheeled compatriots are often tricky to find, hiding out in blind spots and whizzing by you at speed. It creates an environment ripe for trouble. Thankfully, Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that will hopefully cut down on accidents and increase safety for all parties. It's called Bike Sense, and it shouldn't require a whole bunch of new sensors to implement.

Recharge your iPhones and Other Devices With Gas-Powered Hand-Held Fuel Cell Charger

Now you can charge your e-cig while totally off the grid.

Fuel-cells are all the rage in the automotive world at the moment, thanks to Honda and Toyota, but while fuel cell technology is particularly ill-suited to powering cars, it can be quite handy in other ways. Case in point: the Kraftwerk. No, not the pioneering German electronic band, this Kraftwerk is a hand-held fuel-cell-powered recharging device ("Kraftwerk" is German for "power plant," and the Kraftwerk charger was developed in Germany).

Hydrophobic Metal Is Laser-Cut to Repel Water Like a Trampoline

Wicked Tech: Laser patterns make metal impervious to rust.

This has to be, hands-down, the coolest thing you you'll watch all week. Water droplets are literally bouncing up and down like they're on a trampoline once they hit a hydrophobic metal surface. It's not magic, it's physics. A research team at the University of Rochester led by Professor Chunlei Guo published an article in the Journal of Applied Physics this week outlining their development of a metal surface that acts as an ultra-efficient water repellent.