2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is a big boy compact SUV

Volkswagen has come out swinging in the SUV market, landing two powerful punches in the compact and full-size division with its Tiguan and Atlas. The 2018 Tiguan offers bigger proportions, roomier innards, classier looks—definitely more pleasing to the eye. This…

Self-driving car data shows Waymo, GM in the lead

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has released data from companies who tested self-driving cars on the state’s roads last year. Not surprisingly, the two best performers have been working on autonomous vehicles for a long time. Wired reports: The…

2018 Chevy Traverse: Give it room, lotsa room

Let’s face it: for most LGBTQs, there’s no such thing as wasted space. Every inch is put to good use (sexually and otherwise), even if it’s just for staging. Personally, though, I love wasted space and have never cared to…

Gaywheels car-buying guide: Should you buy a brand-new car?

This is the first in a series of articles to help readers like you make informed decisions when buying your next ride. We hope to roll out a new post every week, but hey, don’t hold us to anything.  Should…

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2018 Audi A5 Sportback puts the convenience in coupe

If it’s January, it’s time for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Arriving at the glitzy affair requires a comfortable car for the long drive, agile, quick performance to get you there safely, and elegant style to set…

German automakers funded diesel study on humans and monkeys to show that exhaust is OK

If you haven’t been appalled by all the lies and deception unearthed as part of Volkswagen’s Dieselgate fiasco, maybe this will change your mind. The tl;dr version is this: until 2017, BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen funded a group called the…

Surveys be damned: Waymo adds thousands of self-driving Chryslers to its fleet

Remember the survey we wrote about yesterday, the one suggesting that 2/3 of Americans are wary of setting foot in a self-driving car? Well, Waymo doesn’t care. It’s adding thousands of autonomous Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids to its fleet, and they’ll…

About 2/3 of Americans are worried about riding in self-driving cars

To absolutely no one’s surprise, the majority of Americans are still a little freaked out by the thought of riding in self-driving vehicles. (Folks in China, on the other hand, are pretty excited by the possibility.) Reuters reports on the…

Ford has patented a self-driving police car that sounds creepy AF

Anyone who’s watched RoboCop (or the latest season of Black Mirror) could’ve seen this coming, but that doesn’t make it any less alarming. TechCrunch reports: Ford has filed for a patent on an autonomous police car. While patent filings don’t always come to…

Apple’s self-driving car fleet has gotten bigger

Despite countless news reports about “Project Titan”, Apple’s top-secret self-driving car division, the tech firm didn’t admit that it was developing autonomous vehicle technology until 2017. Apple hasn’t discussed the matter much since then, but according to Bloomberg, the company…