Tesla Model S reliability

You Can Do It, EVs!

Conventional wisdom in car-reviewing circles is that consumers should stay away from brand-new models or models that have a significant update. There are simply too many glitches that need to be worked out in the first year, so it’s best to wait for the following year. Or more. Regarding reliability, industry expert Consumer Reports says,…

EPA MPG

MPG Testing Is More Like Real-World Driving

by Kristen Hall-Geisler Whether we’re on a car lot looking at window stickers or online looking at car shopping websites, we all probably look at two things first: price and fuel economy. And we know neither of those is written in stone. We can probably negotiate a better price, and the EPA’s fuel economy was…

ADAS in a Volvo

Older Drivers Totally Get This ADAS Thing

Maybe it’s time to let the jokes about old people and technology go. A recent survey by Hartford insurance of adults over the age of 50 showed that they know what advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are and what the point of these systems. These drivers are looking for blind spot warnings, crash mitigation, lane…