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The Morris JE Is an Adorable, Electric Remake of a 1949 Van

5:15 pm PST, November 15, 2019

Van life doesn’t get much more O.G. than this Morris JE—or, more accurately, the J-type that inspired it. This wee little bugger first hit the mean streets of the U.K. in 1949, sold by Morris Commercial, and featured sliding doors and an endearing, vaguely egg-like shape. It wouldn’t be replaced with a more modern, less...

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Review: The Mercedes A220 Is Great—But Watch the Options

3:45 pm PST, November 15, 2019

Small cars—especially small sedans—seem to be in peril. As the industry focuses on building ever more SUVs and trucks, it’s easy for car enthusiasts to feel as though fun-to-drive compacts are vanishing. But Stuttgart isn’t giving up the fight. Mercedes-Benz’s 2019 A-Class sedan arrived in the U.S. earlier this year with prices starting at $33,495...

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Review: The 2020 Nissan Titan Is Simpler and Better for It

1:50 pm PST, November 15, 2019

PARK CITY, Utah—The idea of giving up is highly underrated. So, when I say the updated 2020 Nissan Titan feels like Nissan has given up, I don’t mean that as a bad thing. Nissan seems to have accepted that the Titan is never going to rival the Detroit Three’s trucks in sales numbers; brand loyalty...

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Patent for Automated Car Self-Destruct System Filed by EV Startup

8:49 am PST, November 15, 2019

What if your car knew that it was about to suffer a catastrophic meltdown, the kind that might cause harm to you and other occupants, or perhaps nearby structures or homes? And what if your car used that information to alert you to evacuate—before autonomously driving itself to a safe location to meet its destructive...

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Review: The Lexus GXOR Concept Is Everything the GX Should Be

3:30 pm PST, November 14, 2019

We’re about to let everyone in on a little secret, and there’s a dedicated group of enthusiasts who aren’t going to like us for it: The Lexus GX ain’t the suburban grocery-getter it’s been dressed up to be. Just start pulling off those lighted plastic running boards or sneak a peek underneath the big aero-optimized...

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E: This Electric SUV Is a Mustang Family Member

6:55 am PST, November 14, 2019

Ford has decided that today, an unassuming Thursday in November, seemed like a good day to drop a hot take. The automaker has announced that its soon-to-be-revealed electric crossover will be born into the Mustang family and go by the name “Mustang Mach-E.” We already knew that the EV would have “Mustang-inspired” styling and be...

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