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Backfires • The joyful noise of the commentariat, rebutted sporadically by Ed.
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Conservation of Combustion • The future may be electric, but automakers remain committed to giving buyers what they want. In several cases, that’s a big V-8.
Cat Nip • Thieves want to turn your car’s catalytic converter into easy cash. This is why they want it, how they get it, and what they do with it.
Can You Reach Me Now? • An electric-vehicle charging network is springing up around the country, but there’s no consensus on what it should look like.
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On the Front Lines • Joseph Anderson turned his experience leading soldiers in war into a career managing auto workers in factories.
Untrashed • In Maricopa, Arizona, a fabricator makes intricate scaled-down cars from scrap.
Answer the Phone • I’ve been trying to reach you concerning your car’s extended warranty. This is your final courtesy notice before I close out your file.
What the Frunk? • If front trunks are going to become part of our everyday conversations, they need a better name.
This is the state of the American driver. • It’s a moment of massive change for the auto industry. As a driver, if you haven’t felt that yet, you likely will soon.
SURVEY SAYS • CAR AND DRIVER READERS (AND SOME LESS ENTHUSIASTIC DRIVERS) WEIGH IN ON WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE WE’RE HEADED.
Happy Landings • THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF THE FORD BRONCO HAS THE COUNTRY AGAPE. THE AWE IS WELL DESERVED.
2021 FORD BRONCO FIRST EDITION
HOW’S THIS WORK? • ADVANCED DRIVER-ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS ARE GET TING BET TER AND SMARTER, BUT THEY’RE NOT ALWAYS AS GOOD OR SMART AS DRIVERS THINK THEY ARE. HOW WELL DO WE REALLY KNOW OUR VEHICLES? AND WHOSE JOB IS IT TO MAKE SURE WE UNDERSTAND WHAT WE’VE GOT?
ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER • Driver-assistance systems have become commonplace, but every one of’ em allows you to tune out far too much.
DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME • Here’s how each automaker fared in our driver-assistance misuse tests.
Drive It, Park It, OR Sell It? • As America recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, some New Yorkers are deciding whether to keep their newly purchased cars.
It’s Lonely Being a Sedan in an SUV World • THE NEW CIVIC IS ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT HAS EVER BEEN. CAN HONDA PUSH BACK AGAINST A TREND THAT’S FAR BIGGER THAN ANY ONE AUTOMAKER?
2022 HONDA CIVIC TOURING
REDRAWING THE LINE of DUTY • TO ADDRESS SYSTEMIC RACISM IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, THE BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, CITY COUNCIL WANTS TO TAKE POLICE OFFICERS OFF THE TRAFFIC BEAT.
THE STATE OF THE SPEED LIMIT
Just as the auto industry began to dig out from a pandemic, supply-chain issues slowed it down. What does that mean for manufacturers and shoppers?
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Relationship Games • Nobody ever said love would be easy.
Class Systems • Highs: Effortless driving, living-room comfort. Lows: Priced for the 1 percent.
Icarus Shrugged • The GT3 goes without wings.
Rated R • Redesigned and now with 315 horsepower, Volkswagen’s Golf R...