Mercedes-Benz Gives First Look at Next Sprinter Van

While more traditional Mercedes-Benz vehicles such as the S-class and the SL-class may be what first come to mind when one thinks of Mercedes, the not so glamorous Sprinter has become a key member of the brand in its own right. The current-generation van, however, is nearly a decade old, which means it’s time for Mercedes […]

This 45-Ton All-Electric Dump Truck Will Be the World’s Biggest EV

A Komatsu HD605-7 quarry hauler with a tipping trailer has a diesel-fuel capacity of 206 gallons. Some engineers in Switzerland want to change that to zero gallons. With funding from the Ciments Vigier cement-production company, battery supplier Lithium Storage and construction equipment supplier Kuhn Group are working together to create an all-electric mining truck that […]

2018 Bentley Bentayga Diesel Driven!

It hasn’t been long since the very idea of a diesel-powered Bentley SUV would have been regarded as the sort of heresy that gets angry mobs lighting up their flaming torches and heading for the creepy castle. Yet the Bentley Bentayga diesel is a thing—albeit one that will be denied to us—and after driving it […]

Ferraris for Your Feet: Air Jordan XXXII Launches in Rosso Corsa

Michael Jordan might spend more time on a golf course than a basketball court these days, but that doesn’t mean Jordan Brand has any plans to stop adding to 23’s legendary signature shoe line. With the help of 2017 NBA MVP Russell Westbrook, Nike recently unveiled the newest version of its halo shoe, the Air Jordan XXXII. The XXXII launches […]

Alabama Mercedes-Benz Plant to Assemble Battery-Electric SUV

Mercedes-Benz has been building sport-utility vehicles—the M-class and now the GLE-class—at its plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for 20 years. And now the company has announced a major investment in the facility aimed at preparing it for the surge of electric vehicles expected over the next 20 years. In 2020, the plant will start building electric SUVs […]

The Son and the Heir: Riding Harley-Davidson’s Latest Factory Flat-Tracker, the XG750R

Much has been made recently of Harley-Davidson’s lack of youth-market penetration. Some millennials claim that the boomer-centric vibe of the company’s heavily accessorized and rather expensive motorcycles does not suit their lightweight, cash-strapped lifestyles. Pundits—as pundits are wont to do—are claiming that the Motor Company is in crisis. Some opine that perhaps it shouldn’t have killed […]

2017 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S Tested: Going Viral

The Porsche Cayenne Turbo, introduced in 2003, was the vector for a contagion that has since spread to the farthest reaches of the automotive universe. The 1992 GMC Typhoon may have been the first diagnosed case of this high-performance SUV virus, but now even Ferrari is running a fever. Symptoms can include weight gain, swelling […]

2018 Toyota C-HR in Depth: Late to the Party, Nearly Empty Handed

This subcompact-crossover shindig has been in full swing for a while, and Toyota’s all-new C-HR is a late arrival. Its wildly styled exterior is sure to attract attention, and its well-made cabin incorporates cool design elements as well—this is a crossover aimed squarely at extroverted millennial buyers, and these are necessary attributes considering its tardiness. […]