2022 FL5 Honda Civic Type R – will it be the best hot hatchback ever?

Honda’s drip-feed about its new FL5 Civic Type R might be testing our patience, but after spending some time with one in the flesh, more of its secrets are being revealed. The new FL5 is based on the 11th generation Civic, but follows a similar technical recipe to the previous FK8 in combining a turbocharged … Read more

Maserati Ghibli Trofeo 2022 review – does this old-school saloon need to compete with the M5?

Yes, it is getting on a bit. And yes, it does still share some components from the Chrysler parts bin. And, well, yes, you probably did forget that Maserati still makes the Ghibli. But if you enjoy your supersaloons with a unique slice of character and personality compared with the usual suspects, then Italy’s answer … Read more

Skoda Octavia vRS 2022 review – a more practical and more resolved Golf GTI

Skoda’s fourth-generation Octavia vRS doesn’t stray far from the tried and tested formula that’s served the Czech hot hatch and fast estate well for nearly two decades. It still sits on an extended version of the Golf’s platform, that of the new Mk8 in this instance, and borrows its engine and gearbox and much of … Read more

How Autonomous Trucking Can Help Your Community

Technology, when carefully selected and thoughtfully applied, can affect our lives in big, innovative ways. As we continue to develop our own trucking technology here at Torc, we’re looking towards community betterment, improving accessibility, and a brighter future for all. Although the trucking industry will transform the freight landscape, those transformative results might not always … Read more

Will ‘connected cars’ persuade drivers to pay for a high-spec ride? | Automotive industry

When a customer said they had driven across three US states, from Texas to North Carolina, to get their car fixed, Tesla servicer Jason Hughes knew something must be up. It turned out to be an unusual problem: the Model S had lost a third of its battery range in an instant, while it was … Read more

Mercedes EQB and Vision EQXX reviews, police F-150 Lightning, US-made ID.4, EV tax credit: The Week in Reverse

How far weekly does Sono say its Sion solar EV might go without ever charging? Which automaker launched a service aimed at answering questions about EVs? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending July 29, 2022. This week, we drove the one-and-only efficiency-focused Mercedes-Benz … Read more


KENT, Wash. (July 29, 2022) – Four-time defending Top Fuel world champ Steve Torrence raced to the provisional No. 1 spot in the NHRA’s first race in Seattle since 2019, grabbing the top position on Friday at the 33rd annual Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceway. Bob Tasca III (Funny Car) and Erica Enders … Read more

BangShift.com Points Battle Royale Part 2! Competition Heats Up In OPTIMA’s Search For The Ultimate Street Car Series

(Words by Jim McIlvaine)Four of seven events are now in the books in OPTIMA’s 2022 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts. The next two stops are the last qualifying events of the regular season before the series heads to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for the OPTIMA Ultimate Street … Read more