8 Auto Blogs You Need to Follow
Whether you are an expert or a novice, there’s an auto blog for you and your interests. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to find reliable information and snappy insight, especially with the wealth of knowledge available on the internet. In an effort to direct you to the best of the best and to cater to a wide variety of car-related interests, we’ve collected some the industry’s notable blogs in one place.
Take a look and tell us what you think in the comments below. We’d love to hear your auto blog recommendations too!
A personal favorite, Petrolicious takes the best aspects of car lover lifestyle and gives it a poetic and artistic edge. It is where quality writing, car history, industry news, and classic car soul meet. My favorite articles are accompanied with beautifully filmed, human interest video segments which often feature interviews with every-day industry professionals and car lovers. Other unique articles include features about automotives artists, garage profiles, Instagram Roundups, and more.
This blog simultaneously satisfies the car lover and celebrity gossip in all of us. A photo feed of famous folks and their rides, Celebrity Cars Blog pulls images and updates from sites like Twitter and Instagram, providing its readers with up-to-date insight about who’s getting pulled over and who’s restoring what. There’s even a tab for those looking to sell their previously celebrity-owned vehicles. Can you say, automotive wish come true?
Though this doesn’t quite fit the traditional definition of a blog, the twenty minute, Emmy nominated show hosted by Jerry Seinfeld possesses the brevity and casual witticism of the best kind of video blog. Catering similarly to the celebrity gawker in us, like Celebrity Cars Blog, but only with quadruple the substance, Seinfeld conducts interviews with comedy’s favorites while driving and enjoying a cup of brew. These encounters often ripple with laughter and give little-known insight into the lives of contemporary comics. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll laugh some more.
As an automotive manic, you’ve likely heard of or been on Autoblog at some point in your life. The well-known full coverage blog that features articles and videos on every aspect of the automotive industry, Autoblog is your go-to for the most up-to-date info about, well, everything. With straight-forward, informative style, this blog consistently delivers to the most users every month.
Jalopnik is another well-known favorite. Filled to the brim with dry wit and unabashed criticism, this opinion-based blog boasts off-beat but eye-catching article titles like, “World’s Least Attentive Driver Calmly Plows Into Sinkhole,” or “Driving In Buffalo Sucks Right Now And It’s Not Even Thanksgiving.” True to their title, the content is often sarcastic and humorous, the authors turning straightforward news on its head with genuine insight and a respect for automotives.
Looking for the latest and greatest in clean, electric, and sustainable driving? Green Car Reports is the place. Dedicated solely to “greener driving,” this blog is able to dedicate more focus and insight to this topic than some of its big name blog competitors which tackle all elements of car news. Green Car Reports all does well to report to the whole spectrum of car owners, from industry professionals looking to keep up-to-date to new buyers browsing the site’s “Buying Guides.”
BikeExif caters to the motorcycle soul. With special focus on custom and classic motorcycles, this blog highlights those rare finds we all wished we owned. Almost all features come well photographed, allowing a close look at those special details which make these bikes blog-worthy. Take a look at their “Top 5s” section for the best of specific makes and models, when you want to narrow your focus to your favorite automakers. And finally, don’t leave BikeExif without browsing their gear. Unlike many other car blogs, BE features serious gear with true style. Trendy meets practical, and every so often you can browse special gear buys or articles like books or motorcycle-inspired high fashion.
Voted “Webby Award” honoree two years in a row in the Car Sites and Car Culture category, this site is dedicated to women and their cars. With women specific insight and articles dedicated to educating women about their vehicles, this blog works to displace the stereotype that grease monkeys are males-only. The blog’s Editor in Chief and founder, Tara Weingarten, is a widely respected automotive journalist, with a broad education in racing and high-performance vehicles. Some features of her site include car buying advice, an “Ask Tara” section for reader questions, and road trip tips. Female or not, car owners everywhere could take away something from this blog.