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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

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Woman avoids parking ticket thanks to poor punctuation

A woman in Ohio avoided a parking ticket when she pointed out a missing comma that she claims made the law too confusing to follow. Continue reading Woman avoids parking ticket thanks to poor punctuation Woman avoids parking ticket thanks to poor punctuation originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:17:00 EST. Show More Summary

BMW 1 Series prototype packs direct water injection

BMW furthers development of its direct water injection system by fitting it to a three-cylinder 1 Series hatchback, complete with an on-board water recuperation system. Continue reading BMW 1 Series prototype packs direct water injection...Show More Summary

Next-gen BMW M5 spied on Munich roads

BMW has been spotted testing the next-gen M5 in Germany. The super sedan reportedly gains an all-wheel-drive option in its next generation. Continue reading Next-gen BMW M5 spied on Munich roads Next-gen BMW M5 spied on Munich roads originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Jaguar Land Rover signs manufacturing contract with Magna Steyr

Jaguar Land Rover has announced a new contract manufacturing deal with Magna Steyr that will see a future product assembled in Austria in about two years from now. Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover signs manufacturing contract withShow More Summary

BMW electrifies the 2 Series Active Tourer with a plug-in prototype

BMW shows a 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid prototype at its Innovation Days. The model combines an three-cylinder engine and electrically assisted axle up front, and a battery and electric motor at the rear. Continue reading BMW...Show More Summary

Euro Honda Civic Type R engines are American-made

The 2.0-liter, turbocharged heart of every Honda Civic Type R in Europe comes from Ohio. In a new video, the company is offering a glimpse of the mill's production line. Continue reading Euro Honda Civic Type R engines are American-made Euro Honda Civic Type R engines are American-made originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:46:00 EST. Show More Summary

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4Matic Quick Spin [w/video]

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is entertaining in the bends, but its ride quality and noise level make it tough to recommend for everyday driving. Continue reading 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4Matic Quick Spin [w/video] 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4Matic Quick Spin [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:58:00 EST. Show More Summary

Nissan axing Pathfinder Hybrid from 2016 lineup

Nissan is dropping the Pathfinder Hybrid from the company's lineup for the 2016 model year. Its Infiniti QX60 Hybrid twin remains, however. Continue reading Nissan axing Pathfinder Hybrid from 2016 lineup Nissan axing Pathfinder Hybrid from 2016 lineup originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:15:00 EST. Show More Summary

Ford recalling 433k cars for engines that don't shut off

Over 400,000 Focus, Escape, and C-Max vehicles are being recalled over bad body control module software that can prevent owners from shutting their cars off. Continue reading Ford recalling 433k cars for engines that don't shut off Ford...Show More Summary

Hands-free or fine: New Hampshire 15th state to pass cellphone ban

New Hampshire is the latest state to make using a handheld device illegal while driving, including operating a laptop or tablet. It joins over a dozen other states or territories with similar laws. Continue reading Hands-free or fine:...Show More Summary

This vacuum brake sucks, in the best way

Autoliv shows off its Torricelli brake, a vacuum plate that applies more than 1.5 tons of suction to the road to decrease braking distance in an emergency. Continue reading This vacuum brake sucks, in the best way This vacuum brake sucks, in the best way originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:30:00 EST. Show More Summary

Leno gets to know the one-off Excalibur RS

Jay Leno tries out a true one-off with a drive in the Excalibur RS from Robert Shaw. The roadster blends the design of an unproduced vehicle from Brooks Stevens with a little Ford GT40 and Corvette. Continue reading Leno gets to know...Show More Summary

Sauber names Mark Smith as new technical director

The troubled Sauber F1 Team named Mark Smith, a Grand Prix racing veteran, to serve as its new technical director. Continue reading Sauber names Mark Smith as new technical director Sauber names Mark Smith as new technical director originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Xcar shows off Twisted's take on Land Rover Defenders

Twisted specializes in taking the venerable Land Rover Defender and turning it into friendly on-road machines with more power, better brakes, improved handling, and an upgraded interior. The company is the focus of the latest video from Xcar. Show More Summary

Autoblog Podcast #437

Episode #437 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week Dan Roth and Mike Austin are joined by Mike Magrath to talk about the Edmunds long-term Yugo, the cars of Murder, She Wrote, the arrest of French Uber executives, the Alfa Romeo Giulia, and more. Show More Summary

Electric cars can be dirtier than regular gas engines

Some electric vehicles cause so much more environmental damage than traditional gas engines that they should be hit with more taxes, not subsides. Continue reading Electric cars can be dirtier than regular gas engines Electric cars can be dirtier than regular gas engines originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:45:00 EST. Show More Summary

Dukes of Hazzard reruns dropped amid Confederate flag controversy

Those Duke boys are in a mess of trouble again, and TV Land announced Wednesday that it is dropping the classic 1980s action-comedy from its roster. Continue reading Dukes of Hazzard reruns dropped amid Confederate flag controversy Dukes...Show More Summary

June 2015: Cheap Gas Moves More Metal Edition

If auto sales continue at their current and projected levels, more than 17 million new cars will be sold in 2015. And if that does indeed happen, it will be just the third time new-car sales in the United States will have hit that lofty peak. Show More Summary

VW worker killed in robot accident

A man installing a robot at the the Volkswagen factory in Kassel, Germany, was killed when he was hit in the chest by the machine. Continue reading VW worker killed in robot accident VW worker killed in robot accident originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

2016 Subaru BRZ and STI get Hyper Blue for new limited special editions

Subaru is giving the 2016 BRZ and WRX STI a new splash of color with the Series Hyper Blue editions coming this fall. They both wear contrasting, black trim on the outside and bring the cerulean hue for some portions of the interior, as well. Show More Summary

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