How Virtual Should New Cars Be?

How Virtual Should New Cars Be?

Driving a simulated car — as in a game — is becoming more and more like driving an actual car — in reality. At least in terms of the inputs. The car in the game is steered remotely, via a gamepad. You accelerate and brake the car the same way. Soon cars will be accelerated […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 16, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: April 16, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Ohio Lawmakers put the $ Squeeze on Cams– –Feds bust NJ Cops for ripping off Motorists– –IA officials warn of speed cam dangers– Friday, April 13, 2018 Ohio House Puts Financial Squeeze On Camera Enforcement An overwhelming majority of Ohio lawmakers want to rein in the use of speed cameras […]

Road User Fees May Be Necessary (But Reasonable is a Different Matter): NMA E-Newsletter #483

Road User Fees May Be Necessary (But Reasonable is a Different Matter): NMA E-Newsletter #483

A basic principle held by the National Motorists Association is, “Reasonable highway user fees [are] for maintaining and improving highways, not for financing non-highway projects.” (See the other main NMA tenets here.) The recent class action lawsuit the NMA filed with truckers’ association OOIDA against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for many years of excessive tolling […]

7 Key Tips for Spring Car Maintenance

7 Key Tips for Spring Car Maintenance

What’s not to love about spring? The weather’s getting warmer, flowers are coming back to life, and all those heavy winter clothes are getting stuffed back into your closet. As much as you love springtime, your car loves it too. The harsh winter has wreaked havoc on it. Now that spring is moving in, make […]

2018 BMW M550i Review

2018 BMW M550i Review

What’s better than a BMW 5 Series with an M on the trunk lid and a twin-turbo V8 under its hood? How about two 5 Series Ms? There’s the 600 hp M5 — returning to the lineup after a year’s absence with 600 horsepower (vs. 560 before) and so much speed it will make your […]