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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Test: Upgraded EV

What It Is: The battery-powered version of the Volkswagen Golf. Its late-2014 arrival was during the heyday of the TDI era, and the e-Golf occupied a wallflower position in the lineup (it was sold in just 10 states). With diesel now a dirty word at VW, the brand is suddenly all about EVs. While it […]

Saving Lotus Will Take Years, But at Least Someone Has Taken the First Step

My friend John Lacey’s lovely little 1967 Lotus Elan was burning gas beautifully right up until it wasn’t. At the notoriously clogged interchange of L.A.’s 405 and 101 freeways, which actually has its own Yelp rating (amazingly, 2.5 stars), the purring little blue-bonneted four-cylinder went “brrrrr­dup!” and the tach needle fell limp. We managed to […]

Ford Recalling More Than a Million F-Series Trucks for Door-Latch Issue

Ford is recalling about 1.3 million 2015 to 2017 F-150 and 2017 Super Duty trucks in North America to repair latches that could leave doors stuck open or closed or could come open while the truck is being driven. The automaker will add water shields to side-door latches to remedy the issue, which can occur […]

Rolls-Royce Makes Its Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog Debut with a Duo of Dawns

There may be no greater symbol of the commercialization of the holidays than the annual Christmas Book from Neiman Marcus, which contains, among other things, a collection of particularly extravagant items that are too rare—or too big—to be sold at Neiman’s retail stores. In the past, such Fantasy Gifts have included a Boeing Business Jet, […]