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U.S. Refinery Workers' Contract Talks Moving Slowly

  With just a week of bargaining left until the national contract for U.S. refinery workers expires, the United Steelworkers union (USW) said talks with oil

NOOOOOO! DeltaWing Retires In Second Hour Of Rolex 24 at Daytona

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The DeltaWing's race ended in disappointment today after qualifying fifth for the start. Transmission issues after only an hour and 23 minutes halted the car, forcing it to be towed behind the wall. Read more...

Ford opens research center in Silicon Valley

Ford is getting serious about developing more sophisticated technology for its models, and to make things even better, the automaker is opening the new Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto in Silicon Valley. With a former Apple engineer...Show More Summary

Watch Hapless Goofs Try To Rescue A Camaro They Dumped In The Ocean

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

So we've got a beautiful Chevrolet Camaro clawing at the beach like some kind of shipwreck survivor, a Jeep Liberty with hopelessly overinflated tires hooked up to it via "tow strap," and what looks like a U-Haul trailer floating out to sea in the background. Grab your popcorn, kids. Read more...

Mercedes-AMG GT S Is Officially $129,900, Base GT May Cost $20,000 Less

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Just the other day, a leaked internal dealer document said that the very pretty and very fast Mercedes-AMG GT S will cost $129,900. Mercedes has now confirmed that price, rumor has it that the base model might be quite the deal. Read more...

WATCH: Pilot Transfer in Heavy Seas from BP Oil Tanker

Here’s a video showing a pilot transfer in far-from-ideal conditions outside Milford Haven, Wales. The tanker is BP Shipping’s 2003-built Aframax crude oil tanker British Robin. As you can see, the [...] The post WATCH: Pilot Transfer in Heavy Seas from BP Oil Tanker appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) Selling His McLaren F1 For $12 Million

McLaren only ever built 106 examples of its F1 supercar, and of these just 72 were designed for the road. One of these 72 road-going F1s was bought new by actor Rowan Atkinson (famous for playing Mr. Bean) back in 1997, and he’s now put it up for sale priced at a staggering £8 million, which at current exchange rates works out to be...

UPDATE: Toyota RND Fun-To-Drive Concept Is Just A Gag To Mark Red Nose Day Charity

UPDATE: It turns out that Toyota’s new RND concept set to be unveiled next week isn’t actually a new car but rather a red nose cap to be fitted on your car to mark Red Nose Day, a charity event run overseas where people attach red noses to their face—or car—and help raise funds for the less fortunate. After checking with...

Kia Australia would like ‘K’ model naming structure

2 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Kia Australia believes that renaming its model lineup would be a logical step that will help reduce confusion in market. Speaking to the media in Melbourne this week, Kia Australia’s chief operating officer, Damien Meredith, confessed that Kia’s model names were largely unknown to the average car buyer, particularly the Kia Cerato small car that [...]

Video: This is How the Renaultsport R.S. 01 was Designed and Built

42 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

For 2015, French automaker Renault expanded its racing program by creating yet another racing division with its own, exclusive race car. Developed separately from the already familiar, track-prepped Clio and Megane models, the 2015 Renaultsport R.S. Show More Summary

TMR TOP TEN Best Buys 2015

Which cars, released in the past 12 months, are the TOP TEN ‘best value buys' of the moment? Which offer exceptional quality and excellence, the right features and finish, and dynamism at the wheel, to truly deserve a place among the...Show More Summary

Egypt Awards $2.2 Billion LNG Shipping Deal

Egypt's state gas board has awarded a $2.2 billion tender to import 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to four international firms The post Egypt Awards $2.2 Billion LNG Shipping Deal appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

How One Team Lost A 24-Hour Race After Screwing Up The Math

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Getting a yellow flag right when you need it and charging back from behind is the ultimate moment for a driver, and that's maybe what would have happened at Daytona this weekend if a simple miscalculation hadn't forced a leading team out of contention for the overall win in the last twenty minutes of the 24-hour race. Read more...

The 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona: Mega Gallery

The race is over, the stands empty, the fans looking forward to Sebring. The winners are celebrating, the rest of the field is commiserating, rallying, looking forward to Sebring. This is the time to look back at the Rolex 24, to enjoy what it was—and what it wasn’t—before moving on to the rest of the season. Unlike last...

Video: Jay Leno Reviews His 1971 Citröen DS

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Take a guess what vehicle Jay Leno touts as the most comfortable car in the world. Go ahead, guess. If you said a 44-year old Citröen, then you’re probably cheating. Regardless, the 1971 Citröen DS does indeed take that esteemed top spot in Jay’s list of comfy four-wheeled travel. Show More Summary

BBC erecting 30-foot tall Stig in Warsaw

A 30-foot tall fiberglass statue of The Stig, built over the course of two months in England, is now traveling by truck to Poland to mark the launch of Top Gear's new home, BBC Brit. Continue reading BBC erecting 30-foot tall Stig in Warsaw BBC erecting 30-foot tall Stig in Warsaw originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:16:00 EST. Show More Summary

Carlos Ghosn speaks from Davos World Economic Forum

7 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The Renault-Nissan head's comments about emerging markets and EVs.

Your Ridiculously Awesome Porsche 911 Wallpaper Is Here

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is a 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 with rear wheel drive and a flat-six 3.6 liter engine that puts out 250 hp, according to Max Daines. He's even given us a little bit of information about the guy who owns it—like how he uses his other 911 as driving school car for his kids. Read more...

GM cutting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano production

GM will be shutting down its Orion, MI factory for seven weeks, starting February 16, as it attempts to move over 35,000 unsold vehicles built last year. Continue reading GM cutting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano production GM cutting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano production originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:04:00 EST. Show More Summary

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