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Uber self-driving chief Anthony Levandowski steps aside during Waymo lawsuit

He's accused of stealing more than 14,000 confidential documents from Waymo. Continue reading Uber self-driving chief Anthony Levandowski steps aside during Waymo lawsuit Uber self-driving chief Anthony Levandowski steps aside during Waymo lawsuit originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:40:00 EDT. Show More Summary

Uber Plans For Flying Taxis By 2020 | Autoblog Minute

The company expects to deploy its flying taxis soon. starting in Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai by 2020. Saving the planet and commute times. Continue reading Uber Plans For Flying Taxis By 2020 | Autoblog Minute Uber Plans For Flying Taxis By 2020 | Autoblog Minute originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:10 EDT. Show More Summary

Hot Wheels Forza Horizon 3 expansion is a childhood dream come true

The Twin Mill, jumps, and dinosaurs. It's awesome. Continue reading Hot Wheels Forza Horizon 3 expansion is a childhood dream come true Hot Wheels Forza Horizon 3 expansion is a childhood dream come true originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:18:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert M. Pirsig dies at 88

A book about motorcycles and much, much more. Continue reading 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert M. Pirsig dies at 88 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author Robert M. Pirsig dies at 88 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:39:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Piston Slap: Time to Retire Those Tires?

TTAC commenter Felix Hoenikker writes: Sajeev, I am in the process of replacing at least two tires on my ’74 Mercedes 450SL. The current tires are P205/70R14 Bridgestone RE 900 performance tires. They came with the car when I bought it privately in the summer of 2001. Show More Summary

US truck, crossover sales spark jump in GM 1st quarter profit

GM reports $2.6 billion in Q1 profits. Continue reading US truck, crossover sales spark jump in GM 1st quarter profit US truck, crossover sales spark jump in GM 1st quarter profit originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:14:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Honda sees sales up but profit sliding 16 percent in 2017-18

The good news is car sales are up, especially in Asia. Continue reading Honda sees sales up but profit sliding 16 percent in 2017-18 Honda sees sales up but profit sliding 16 percent in 2017-18 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Review – Best Version of Hyundai’s Best Vehicle

This is not the 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT3 Superleggera Stradale Competizione with an optional N Performance Package. The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport is not hardcore. It’s not SCCA-certified. It’s not extreme. It’s not uncompromising. And thankfully, it’s not obnoxious, ostentatious, outlandish, or overcooked. Show More Summary

Hyundai Santa Fe Crosses Antarctica | Autoblog Minute

A modified Hyundai Santa Fe traveled 3,603 miles across Antartica. The 1st passenger CUV to do so. This Journey completes a 100 year old trip 1st attempted by Ernest Shackleton. Continue reading Hyundai Santa Fe Crosses Antarctica |Show More Summary

Tesla's Klaus Grohmann fired after clashing with CEO Elon Musk

According to unnamed sources, a disagreement with Musk over how to treat existing clients resulted in Grohmann's departure. Continue reading Tesla's Klaus Grohmann fired after clashing with CEO Elon Musk Tesla's Klaus Grohmann fired after clashing with CEO Elon Musk originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:30:00 EDT. Show More Summary

Mitsubishi Electric Fined Millions for Role in Auto Parts Bid-rigging Conspiracy

A major auto industry supplier has found itself on the receiving end of a multi-million-dollar fine north of the border, following an investigation into an international bid-rigging conspiracy. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice leveled a fine of $13.4 million against Mitsubishi Electric on Tuesday for its role in the illegal agreement. Show More Summary

Tesla Ousts Supplier’s Management and Sweetens Pay Deal to Avoid German Strike

Tesla Motors has smooth-talked its Californian workforce out of unionizing for some time, but the labor war is now being waged on two fronts. Since acquiring German supplier Grohmann Engineering, that company’s workforce has accused Tesla of unfair wages and dissolving established business ties to focus solely on the upcoming Model 3. Show More Summary

Chrysler Pacifica adds sixth trim level: Touring Plus

It costs $33,455. Continue reading Chrysler Pacifica adds sixth trim level: Touring Plus Chrysler Pacifica adds sixth trim level: Touring Plus originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Mitsubishi celebrates 100-year-old car with PHEV re-creation

West Coast Customs will build a replica of Mitsubishi's first car using the Outlander PHEV platform. Continue reading Mitsubishi celebrates 100-year-old car with PHEV re-creation Mitsubishi celebrates 100-year-old car with PHEV re-creation originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Volkswagen T-Roc: If You Loved the Concept, You Won’t Recognize the Real Thing

It was hard not to like the funky Volkswagen T-Roc concept when it appeared at pre-diesel scandal auto shows. Two doors! A targa-like removable top! Pillarless side glass! A low-slung, athletic body primed for on- and off-road adventures! C’mon, folks — that’s fun stuff. Show More Summary

Hyundai shows a mysterious coupe design in promo video

This clay model has us guessing about Hyundai's next move. Continue reading Hyundai shows a mysterious coupe design in promo video Hyundai shows a mysterious coupe design in promo video originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:18:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

2015 Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Long-Term Test – The First Year

It’s been a year. On this very day one year ago, I took delivery of an oval-badged, ovoid-shaped, three-cylinder hatchback. My 1.0-liter Ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta, with its five manually-operated forward gears and turbocharged torque has proved 12 months and over 10,000 miles of mostly trouble-free driving. Show More Summary

Iowa cop narrowly avoids death at hands of alleged drunk driver

This is why we don't drink and drive, friends. Continue reading Iowa cop narrowly avoids death at hands of alleged drunk driver Iowa cop narrowly avoids death at hands of alleged drunk driver originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

As California Fumes, Automakers Head to Washington to Talk Emissions

A slew of automakers are scheduled for a Thursday meeting with the heads of the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Transportation to go over existing Obama-era efficiency rules. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao...Show More Summary

Autoblog sell-it-yourself highlight: 2007 Honda Fit Sport

Even with gas at or near $2 a gallon, there are many reasons to own a small, economical car. Continue reading Autoblog sell-it-yourself highlight: 2007 Honda Fit Sport Autoblog sell-it-yourself highlight: 2007 Honda Fit Sport originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

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