Technology

Superchargers and turbochargers both serve to increase an engine’s power, but they go about it in different ways.
2021 Mazda3

What's the Difference Between a Supercharger and a ...

Superchargers and turbochargers both serve to increase an engine’s power, but they go about it in different ways.
Cars.com set up six of its editors with 240-volt home EV chargers. With installations ranging from simple to elaborate, we got a glimpse of how tricky and expensive this process can be.
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What It Cost to Outfit 6 Homes With EV Chargers

Cars.com set up six of its editors with 240-volt home EV chargers. With installations ranging from simple to elaborate, we got a glimpse of how tricky and expensive this process can be.
For 2022, a total of 101 vehicles earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick Plus award, which is up 12% over 2021, when 90 vehicles made the list.
2021 Ford Bronco

Here’s Every Car That Earned an IIHS Top Safety Award for ...

For 2022, a total of 101 vehicles earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick Plus award, which is up 12% over 2021, when 90 vehicles made the list.
Nearly 330,800 model-year 2015-17 Ford Mustangs are being recalled for a faulty backup camera.
2015 Ford Mustang

330,000-Plus Ford Mustangs Recalled for Faulty Backup Camera

Nearly 330,800 model-year 2015-17 Ford Mustangs are being recalled for a faulty backup camera.
More and more vehicles are beginning to offer wireless Apple CarPlay, with wireless Android Auto close behind. Which cars have it? How does it work? Here’s what you should know.
2022 Lexus ES 350

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: Where Are They Now?

More and more vehicles are beginning to offer wireless Apple CarPlay, with wireless Android Auto close behind. Which cars have it? How does it work? Here’s what you should know.
A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety determined that automatic emergency braking systems with pedestrian detection work during the daytime, but they aren’t very effective at ...
2019 Genesis G70

Study: Darkness a Blind Spot for Pedestrian Detection ...

A new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety determined that automatic emergency braking systems with pedestrian detection work during the daytime, but they aren’t very effective at ...
A recall affecting the entire Tesla lineup has been issued over its Full Self-Driving system’s “rolling stop” function, available with FSD Beta.
2021 Tesla Model Y Autopilot

54,000 Teslas Recalled Over ‘Rolling Stop’ Full ...

A recall affecting the entire Tesla lineup has been issued over its Full Self-Driving system’s “rolling stop” function, available with FSD Beta.
Electric vehicles don’t use oil in the traditional sense because their electric motors generally don’t have oil in them, but EVs may use other lubricants that should at least be checked periodically.
2020 Mini Cooper SE Hardtop

Do Electric Vehicles Use Oil?

Electric vehicles don’t use oil in the traditional sense because their electric motors generally don’t have oil in them, but EVs may use other lubricants that should at least be checked periodically.
As more semi-autonomous driving features are introduced, the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety is launching a new program to evaluate their safeguards.
2021 Cadillac Escalade with Super Cruise engaged

IIHS Begins Evaluating Semi-Autonomous Technology

As more semi-autonomous driving features are introduced, the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety is launching a new program to evaluate their safeguards.
Our 2021 F-150 was finally set to receive BlueCruise, Ford’s driver-assist system that couples hands-free lane centering with adaptive cruise control, but we found no evidence it had been installed.
Cars.com's 2021 Ford F-150

One Year Later, Still No BlueCruise for Our F-150

Our 2021 F-150 was finally set to receive BlueCruise, Ford’s driver-assist system that couples hands-free lane centering with adaptive cruise control, but we found no evidence it had been installed.