Clifford Atiyeh

Clifford Atiyeh

Contributing Editor

Clifford Atiyeh is a reporter and photographer for Car and Driver, specializing in business, government, and litigation news. He is vice president of the New England Motor Press Association and committed to saving both manuals and old Volvos.

Tesla Autopilot
Tesla Claims Fully Automated Autopilot Upgrade Will Be Fail-Safe
How much of this announcement is hype and how much is tech that's ready for market, we won't know right away, but they've got our atten…
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It's National Park Week, and You Know What That Means: Road Trip

What better way to celebrate Earth Day and National Park Week than by planning your own adventure drive, we say.

AI Learning
Ford, GM, and Toyota Agree: We Don't Know How to Make Autonomous Cars Safe

A new industry group with the SAE is trying to standardize how autonomous cars should be developed and sold.

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U.S. Court Affirms Your Right to Flip Off Cops—But Here's Why It's Not Always Legal

Flipping the bird is a fine line to tread during a traffic stop.

Ford Ranger Volkswagen Amarok
Ford and Volkswagen Are Teaming Up To Make Pickup Trucks. Here's What That Means For Us.

Ford and VW formalize an alliance to build pickups and vans, but don’t expect the Amarok to make it to the U.S.