Study: Americans spend 18 days in their car per year, forge close bonds with a vehicle

27 Apr
TrafficAmericans spend so much time behind the wheel that a new study showed drivers actually forge close-knit bonds with their cars. The average American spends 18 days driving per year, with an average of eight hours and 22 minutes per week, a OnePoll study conducted on behalf of Cooper Tire found. The survey polled 2,000 American car owners to learn...

Americans are spending more time than ever behind the wheel

1 Mar
Teen driver - busy street- AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetySince 2014, Americans have collectively increased the amount of time spent behind the wheel. On Wednesday, AAA, reported the results of a study showing that Americans spend 20 more minutes on average driving than they did in 2014. Americans spent 70 billion hours driving in 2017, the latest year when data was available. The average number of miles...

Industry vet Bob Lutz: Driving will be over in 20 years

7 Nov
Renault Symbioz self-driving car conceptThe fate of the automobile is already sealed, as is your legal right to drive one — both of which will be confined to history books and country clubs in two decades time. The culprit of such a transformative shift in society: self-driving cars. That’s the official prognostication of highly-successful automotive industry executive Bob...

Saudi women warned against driving before ban is lifted

12 Oct
The Range Rover Sport takes on Saudi Arabia's Empty QuarterNearly a decade and a half ago, Queen Elizabeth II took the late Saudi King Abdullah for a spin in her royal Land Rover. Just this week, Riyadh police issued a warning to all women in Saudi Arabia that they cannot yet legally drive, despite royal decree just last month that the long-standing ban on female drivers will be lifted next year. The new...