The Toyota Mirai & Honda FCV: Hydrogen Cars Are Almost Here

The future is coming, and it's kind of an ugly one.

Earlier this year, Hyundai debuted its Tucson Fuel Cell hydrogen vehicle, which was little more than a standard Tucson with a new drivetrain powered by compressed hydrogen. It's also only available in California. Toyota and Honda had plans to release their own hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, as well, but until recently, we hadn't heard much from either camp. Now, both Toyota and Honda have more information about their cars, and it looks like 2016 will be the year of the fuel cell.

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The Volkswagen Golf R Variant: The Wagon Is Back!

And there's actually a chance that America will get it!

The Volkswagen Golf SportWagen is the automaker's replacement for the outgoing Jetta SportWagen. The Volkswagen Golf R is the hottest of hot hatches, with an all-wheel-drive system coupled to a high-horsepower turbocharged motor. Up until this year, Volkswagen hadn't thought it necessary to combine the two. But now it has, and the result is the Golf R Variant, otherwise known as the station wagon that America has been waiting on for some time.

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Year One: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Calculating first-year ownership expenses to show a car's true cost.

A car is an expensive thing to own. And the costs of ownership don't stop once you've settled on financing; between insurance, gas, and maintenance, you might end up spending several thousand dollars per year above and beyond the checks you send to the bank. In order to give you an idea of what these costs might be, we've compiled a list of additional expenses that owners are likely to encounter during their first year of vehicle ownership.

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Throwback Thursday: The Ford Explorer

Ford's iconic SUV has reached a milestone of 7 million units.

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 optiions you simply can't live without today, that weren't available five years ago?

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How to Refinance Your Auto Loan

Know what to look for when didtching double-digit interest rates.

The last time I purchased a new car, I was socked with a ridiculously high interest rate of nearly 15 percent. There was an unfortunate mishap with a certain credit reporting agency that had confused me with someone of the same name and home address - I'm technically a junior although neither my father nor I use our respective suffixes. As a result, several items appeared on my credit report that didn't belong to me including a home loan and an old bankruptcy.

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The Shelby GT350 Is a 2015 Ford Mustang on Steroids

The quintessential pony car gets ready for the track.

You didn't think the 2015 Ford Mustang GT was the end-all, be-all of Mustangs, did you? It most definitely is not; the V-8-toting 'Stang is but the first hint of performance that we'll be seeing from the Devils of Dearborn. The first GT-topper has now been announced, and it carries a historically significant name - Shelby GT350. If the upcoming GT350 is a sign of what's to come, 2015 will be a very good year for fans of the quintessential pony car.

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