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Basically, Every Car Is Now Vulnerable To Hacking

Basically, Every Car Is Now Vulnerable To Hacking

The auto world has been thinking a lot about hacking lately. For years, it wasn't much of a concern, but now that many new cars are connected to telematics networks like Uconnect and OnStar and to cellular networks via dongles attached to their onboard diagnostics ports, our rides are becoming... read more

August 20, 2015 by  -
 
Nokia HERE Auto

Audi, BMW, Daimler Buy Nokia's Mapping Division For $3.1 Billion To Keep Google Out Of Cars

We are poised at the brink of a revolution. Dramatic as that may sound, it's true: autonomous vehicles are coming, and when they finally arrive, they will upend whole... read more August 3, 2015 by 


 
2014 MINI Cooper

2014-2015 MINI Cooper Recalled To Improve Crash Protection

BMW has issued a recall for select MINI vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles... read more July 29, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e

BMW X5 Vs. Mercedes GLE-Class: Compare Cars

The BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz M-Class—or ML—are now old rivals. Rather than taking the rugged, Safari-chic route like the Range Rover, or vying against the brawny... read more June 23, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

BMW X6 Vs. Mercedes GLE-Class: Compare Cars

When the kids head off to college, you might not mind making the move to something that flaunts your affluence a little more—something just a little bit more... read more June 23, 2015 by 


 
2015 BMW i3 REx  -  Driven, Portland OR, April 2015

BMW i3 Vs Chevrolet Volt: Compare Cars

The BMW i3 and Chevrolet Volt are two very, very different approaches to offering an electric car with a gasoline range extender. The little BMW is a battery-electric vehicle... read more June 22, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW 7-Series with M Sport Package

BMW & Baidu Could Release An Autonomous Car Before Google, But Does It Matter?

When we think of autonomous cars, we tend to think of Google. Though other companies have developed self-driving technologies -- Audi and Tesla among them -- Google has... read more June 17, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

BMW i8 Vs. Tesla Model S: Compare Cars

They both plug in, they can both carry six-figure price tags, and they're from two of the most forward-looking automotive brands in the world. Beyond that, however, there are... read more June 11, 2015 by 


 
Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie, Louisiana

BMW, Aston Martin, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz: Why Are Automakers Heading South?

In case you hadn't noticed, there's a mass migration underway in the auto industry. Whether they sell luxury SUVs or mainstream sedans, car companies of all stripes are... read more April 23, 2015 by 


 
2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop

2005-2008 MINI Cooper (Hardtop, Convertible, And S) Recalled For Airbag Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently launched an investigation of the 2012 Subaru Impreza following numerous complaints that the car's safety system... read more April 20, 2015 by 


 
2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop

2014-2015 MINI Cooper Recalled For Weight Misstatement

BMW is recalling more than 13,000 MINI Cooper vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. The issue? The cars' stated carrying carrying capacity is incorrect. READ: GM's... read more February 5, 2015 by 


 
2015 BMW X3

2015 BMW X3 Earns Five-Star Safety Ratings

The 2015 BMW X3 is already one of the sportiest yet most fuel-efficient compact crossovers good for family use. And now with fresh New Car Assessment (NCAP) crash-test... read more February 2, 2015 by 


 
Scene from Mercedes’ ad for Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX Ad Lineup: Every Video We Can Get Our Hands On (And Then Some)

Everyone knows that the Super Bowl isn't just about football. The Super Bowl is an event -- a huge event -- and events are marketing opportunities. On this very special day... read more January 30, 2015 by 


 
2015 BMW X6 xDrive35i  -  Quick Drive

2015 BMW X6 xDrive35i: Quick Drive

Is the BMW X6 a niche vehicle, with space and versatility compromised in favor of a more rakish roofline? Some will rush to that conclusion. But anyone who makes such claims... read more January 30, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe

BMW Raises Prices, But Not On You

BMW is raising prices on its entire lineup of 2015 vehicles--but according to CarsDirect, it won't be affecting car shoppers, at least for the moment. ALSO SEE: 2015 Jeep... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
2006 BMW 3-Series

BMW Voluntarily Expands Takata Airbag Recall To Include 2004-2006 3-Series Cars Nationwide

German automaker BMW has expanded its recall of cars equipped with potentially flawed Takata-brand airbags to include vehicles registered anywhere in the U.S. As Detroit News... read more December 23, 2014 by 


 

 
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