“My job is hardly work sometimes,” is a common refrain heard around the Motor Trend office. Example: On a Tuesday afternoon, my inbox pinged, “Wanna drive a V-8 turbo Ferrari wagon up the Hudson River Valley? Please LMK ASAP.

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Weekend warriors looking for the ultimate city-friendly, go-anywhere off-road workhorse pickup used to have just one choice—the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. The new 2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 might just have those shoppers thinking twice about heading over to their local Toyota dealers.

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Waymo, the autonomous tech division spun off from Google’s self-driving car project, announced today that after eight years of development, it will begin testing true driverless vehicles in the Phoenix metro area.

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BMW has unveiled the 2018 BMW M3 CS, a limited run variant with more power, a sportier suspension setup, a louder exhaust note, and plenty of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic to make it lighter.

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Renault has announced an obstacle avoidance feature for autonomous vehicles made specifically to handle challenging driving situations. The automaker says that its industry first autonomous obstacle avoidance system is as capable as professional test drivers, who were the inspiration for the feature.

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The Volkswagen Jetta hasn’t been redesigned since 2010, and when we tested one last year, it definitely felt like it could use an update.

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Automakers aren’t ready to introduce fully autonomous cars yet, but it’s only a matter of time before they appear. Not one to shy away from bold predictions, industry veteran Bob Lutz is saying that the automotive era will be over in 20 years at the latest.

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Considering how much they’re worth these days, a classic Porsche is as much an investment as it is a car. And with values showing no sign of dropping anytime soon, the risk of having it stolen is on the rise, as well.

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Tesla has bought Perbix, an automated machine maker, to improve its manufacturing process as it struggles to boost Model 3 production. Perbix has been a Tesla supplier for nearly three years.

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The Ford F-150 has been the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for many years, and its heritage spans over half a century, with the F-Series lineup having been around since 1948.

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