Day: August 21, 2021

Nissan Z, Genesis GV60, and a Tesla Robot

Photo credit: Nissan

Photo credit: Nissan

Regulators released a warning this week that a flaw in some BlackBerry software (you remember BlackBerry, right?) could make the cars that use it vulnerable to hackers. A determined criminal could exploit the bug to overwhelm the software and cause it to crash or freeze. BMW, Ford, and Volkswagen use the software in question to help power their cars’ driver assistance systems. Regulators say they are not aware of any instances in which BlackBerry’s system has been exploited, but count this as a reminder to keep your eyes on the road, even if you think your car is watching the road for you.

This Week in Sheetmetal

Nissan finally unveiled the production version of its new Z sports car, and we’re happy to report that it is almost indistinguishable from a prototype we saw last year. We once thought Nissan would call this rear-wheel-drive two-seater

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24 Hours of Le Mans Watch Guide

Photo credit: James Moy Photography - Getty Images

Photo credit: James Moy Photography – Getty Images

Should you pay attention to the 89th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend?

If you are a sports car fan, why wouldn’t you? With a very full field of 60 cars, there will be a degree of chaos — experienced driver Kevin Estre wrote off a factory Porsche in the opening lap of Hyperpole qualifying — but there will also be some compelling competition, in all four classes (five in Hypercar, 24 in LMP2, eight in GTE Pro, 23 in GT Am, plus one “innovative car,” an Oreca-Gibson LMP2 headed by Frederic Sausset, a quadruple amputee).

Perhaps the biggest single reason to watch Le Mans is for the pair of Chevrolet Corvette C8.Rs that will be making their debut this year, having missed last year. The mid-engined cars have big shoes to fill: Corvette has eight wins in

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Here’s what kind of car loan you can get depending on your credit score

If you’re shopping for a car and plan to finance your vehicle, you’ll want to consider your credit history and credit scores, which will help determine the kind of auto loan you’re eligible for and what kind of loan terms you might be offered. A good credit score can make a big difference.

Your credit score is the three-digit number that tells lenders how likely it is that you’ll pay back any money you borrow.

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It helps lenders decide whether they want to give you a loan and what kind of interest rate to offer. It’s based on information in your credit report, which is a record of how you’ve managed

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