Man, 90, racks up speeding tickets thanks to thief who stole license plate

A 90-year-old veteran and retired jail official says he hasn’t driven a car in New York City in half a decade — yet he’s still racking up speeding tickets here because of a scofflaw who stole his license plate. “This guy’s running around with my plate and whatever happens, it comes back to me. I didn’t do anything!” fumed John J. Maffucci, a sailor during … Continue reading Man, 90, racks up speeding tickets thanks to thief who stole license plate

2021 Honda Accord: Car and Driver 10Best

When people ask their neighborhood car expert (that’s you) which car to buy, they usually have an answer in mind and are just looking for confirmation that it’s the right one. It rarely is. So don’t be surprised if your neighbor’s cousin’s stepbrother’s eyes don’t light up when you tell him to buy a Honda Accord. We should know; we’ve been beating the Accord drum for … Continue reading 2021 Honda Accord: Car and Driver 10Best

2021 Acura TLX

The new Acura TLX aims to reclaim the performance image that once helped Honda’s luxury brand stand out. Along with a stylized design that looks faithful to the concept car, the 2021 TLX marks a return to form of sorts by resurrecting the revered Type S high-performance nameplate. While it’ll feature a a gutsy turbo V-6 engine, the regular version has a potent turbocharged four-cylinder. Acura also offers every model with … Continue reading 2021 Acura TLX

Tested: 2021 Aston Martin DBX Looks to Right Aston’s Ship

Aston Martin is building an SUV. That statement would likely confuse and upset past owners of the 108-year-old British company. Utility is anathema to an Aston Martin, they’d scoff. They’d wax poetic about beauty, grace, passion, and performance, then casually slip in that the company has a Royal Warrant of Appointment from His Royal Highness Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince of Wales, Knight of … Continue reading Tested: 2021 Aston Martin DBX Looks to Right Aston’s Ship

Ford Makes $29 Billion Commitment to Electric and Self-Driving Cars

The automaker, which starts producing the electric F-150 in 2022, announced it will invest heavily in the future of powertrains and mobility through 2025. Ford announced a $29 billion investment in EVs and autonomous vehicles through 2025. In the future, the majority of Ford vehicles will be electric, while traditional gasoline powertrains will be augmented with hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains. Ford is joining GM and … Continue reading Ford Makes $29 Billion Commitment to Electric and Self-Driving Cars

Honda recalls 1.4M U.S. vehicles for software, other problems

A programming flaw in a control computer can cause the rear camera, turn signals and windshield wipers to malfunction. Honda is recalling over 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to repair drive shafts that can break, window switches that can overheat and a software flaw. The software recall includes 737,000 Accords from 2018 to 2020 and Insights from 2019 and 2020. A programming flaw in … Continue reading Honda recalls 1.4M U.S. vehicles for software, other problems