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App Aims to Ease Your Traffic Signal Anxiety

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015


Every day we're bombarded with all sorts of signals, from missed signals to mixed signals — and then there are traffic signals. We wait, counting the seconds before a light finally turns green, and we hold our breath hoping the… Read More

App Aims to Ease Your Traffic Signal Anxiety

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015

Every day we're bombarded with all sorts of signals, from missed signals to mixed signals — and then there are traffic signals. We wait, counting the seconds before a light finally turns green, and we hold our breath hoping the… Read More

Nissan Leaf, BMW 5 Series Among Best Used-Car Deals This Year

By Mike Hanley on July 22, 2015

Buying a late-model used car is usually a good financial decision. You get a nearly new car while someone else gets the initial depreciation hit, which is steep in the first few years of a car's life. Through the first… Read More

2015 BMW 2 Series: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 16, 2015

BMW's entry-level coupe, the 2 Series, can pull family duty for families with older kids, but the coupe struggles to fit rear-facing child-safety seats in its small backseat. Our test car, the M235i, increases the fun for the driver with… Read More

What's the Best Luxury Performance Coupe?

By Patrick Olsen on July 13, 2015

There's a small group of cars that are as at home on the track as on the daily commute and they won't break the bank. Our goal here was to test three of them against each other — on the… Read More

What Luxury Performance Coupe Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Bruzek on July 13, 2015

The BMW M4's, Cadillac ATS-V's and Lexus RC F's digital displays may spend more time in lap timer, g-force and sport tachometer modes than in fuel-economy mode, but that didn't stop us from taking the three on a mileage drive… Read More

Which Is Faster: BMW M4, Cadillac ATS-V or Lexus RC F?

By Joe Bruzek on July 13, 2015

The Cadillac ATS-V, BMW M4 and Lexus RC F are stealthy performance packages over their non-performance counterparts, so it's easy to fly under the radar until an in-the-know gearhead spots the M, V or F badges and excitedly shouts at… Read More

2016 BMW 7 Series: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on June 11, 2015

Competes with: Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8/S8, Jaguar XJ, Lexus LS Looks like: A wider, more sinewy 5 Series with a bigger grille Drivetrain: 320-hp, turbocharged six-cylinder (740i) or 445-hp, twin-turbo V-8 (750i) with eight-speed automatic transmission; rear- or all-wheel drive… Read More

2016 BMW X1 Photo Gallery

By Jennifer Geiger on June 4, 2015

BMW's tiny SUV is redesigned for 2016 with more interior room and a new powertrain. Outside, the new X1's styling is in line with its larger X5 sibling; it wears the brand's large, upright dual-kidney grille as well as standard… Read More

May's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

By David Thomas on June 1, 2015

We often call it a trend, but after so many months of SUVs and trucks dominating the list of fastest-selling cars in the country we have to call it the norm. Car shoppers simply aren't rabid for the traditional car… Read More

2015 BMW X6 Review

By Aaron Bragman on May 29, 2015

The BMW X6 makes absolutely no sense. It has all the performance-sapping mass and and heft of an X5 SUV, with none of that car's passenger- or cargo-carrying usefulness. Find out more in my review.… Read More