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Review: 2015 Cadillac Escalade

The first-generation Cadillac Escalade was a breathtaking statement of contempt for the American automobile buyer, differing from the GMC Yukon Denali in only the most minor, British-Leyland-style details, but in the years that followed...Show More Summary

Piston Slap: Ease of Right Hand Drive Conversion?

  Jeremy writes: Hi Sajeev, Greetings (again) from Australia. I’ve got a question regarding converting from left- to right-hand-drive. No idea if you’re the right person to send this to (you could do worse – SM) but I’ll send it anyway. Show More Summary

BMW recalling 40k+ motorcycles to replace rear wheel flange

BMW and NHTSA are recalling over 43,000 motorcycles over an issue with the rear wheel mounting flange that could crack if the bolts are overtightened. To fix the problem, they're replacing the aluminum flange with a steel one. Continue...Show More Summary

Tesla Remedying Sales, Range Anxiety Woes In China

Tesla hasn’t had the best time in China as of late, a situation the automaker is looking to remedy as quickly as possible. Bloomberg reports Tesla’s Q4 2014 sales were “unexpectedly weak,” according to CEO Elon Musk. Musk went on toShow More Summary

BMW To Double i8 Production To Meet Demand

Been waiting a while for your BMW i8? You might not be waiting for too much longer. Autoblog reports production of the hybrid supercar is increasing from 10 units a day to 20. Demand for the i8 has led to waiting lists as long as four...Show More Summary

Toyota New Global Architecture Key To Automaker’s Powertrain, Platform Plans

The culmination of Toyota’s Global Vision plan, the Toyota New Global Architecture is key to the automaker’s new powertrain and platform development plans. The automaker says the TNGA modular platform allows for better positioning of...Show More Summary

New York 2015: Lincoln Continental Concept Revealed Ahead Of Show

Here it is: the Lincoln Continental Concept, revealed ahead of its trip down the ramp at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Power for the concept comes from a 3-liter EcoBoost V6 made exclusively for Lincoln, while the brand’s ride-enhancement technology and adaptive steering help keep things under control. Show More Summary

The Lincoln Continental is back [w/videos]

Lincoln is making big news in New York this week with the introduction of the Continental Concept. But this is more than just a concept - it previews a new, fullsize sedan that will go into production next year. Continue reading TheShow More Summary

Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations shows its softer side with Range Rover SVAutobiography

Land Rover has unveiled the successor to the ultra-luxurious Autobiography Black, with the new SVAutobiography, a $200K, two-toned behemoth. Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations shows its softer side with Range...Show More Summary

Xcar gets Lexus LFA serviced at TMG

Toyota Motorsport GmbH has been tasked with running the company's F1, WEC and WRC efforts. But it also serves as the European service center for the Lexus LFA, so Xcar stopped by to check it out while it was in Cologne. Continue reading...Show More Summary

2015 MV Agusta F4 RC superbike debuts with AMG livery

MV Agusta shows off the F4 RC, the customer version of its World Superbike Championship ride. Weighing 386 pounds, it puts out 212 horsepower in race trim. Continue reading 2015 MV Agusta F4 RC superbike debuts with AMG livery 2015 MV Agusta F4 RC superbike debuts with AMG livery originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:02:00 EST. Show More Summary

Leap brings startup culture to SF buses [w/video]

Several startups in San Francisco are trying to bring a luxury experience to mass transit with fleets of highly upgraded buses that offer things like waiters onboard to deliver snacks. Could these companies be bad for the city, though?...Show More Summary

New York Auto Show 2015 Preview

Although press days for the 2015 New York Auto Show don’t kick off until April 1st, various preview events are starting on Monday. We’ve got a full list of what to expect in the coming week. As always, we’ll have live coverage of all the important debuts. Show More Summary

Playstation GT Academy Winner’s GT-R NISMO Flips Into Nurburgring Crowd, Killing Spectator

Warning: Video includes fatal crash GT Academy is a Sony sponsored competition where contestants can compete, racing on the Playstation sim, for actual rides with factory Nissan teams. Jann Mardenborough won in 2011 and he’s had a successful motorsports career since, winning in both the British GT championship and in the GP3 series. Show More Summary

Watch one formula racer jump another

When these classic 1960s Formula One racers collided at the 73rd Goodwood Members' Meeting, they didn't crash, they didn't spin out, one simply went airborne and skipped right over the other. Continue reading Watch one formula racer jump another Watch one formula racer jump another originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:59:00 EST. Show More Summary

Capsule Review: 2015 Dodge Ram Quad-Cab Tradesman

  Recently I had to go pick up a pallet of mortar for a temporary job I was managing. My Suburban was not up to the task, and I didn’t want impossible-to-vacuum-while-still-getting-into-every-crack concrete dust sitting in my wife’s BMW X1 for the next decade. Show More Summary

Foreign automakers pay from $38 to $65 per hour to non-union workers

A study of labor costs among foreign automakers in the US shows a ten-dollar gap between the per-hour rates of the domestics and the imports. The difference between the Detroit 3 and their import competition equates to $250 more in labor costs per car for the domestics. Show More Summary

Crapwagon Outtake: Tabula Rasa

Last week’s Hillman Husky/Miata swap provided the example for what I view as the best of both worlds – old European car with an entirely new drivetrain. Here’s a half-way finished example that could be turned into a real firecracker – provided you have the patience of Mother Teresa. Show More Summary

2015 Malaysian F1 GP springs hot, humid surprises [spoilers]

Autoblog recaps the action from a hot, humid, pass-happy, surprising Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. Continue reading 2015 Malaysian F1 GP springs hot, humid surprises [spoilers] 2015 Malaysian F1 GP springs hot, humid surprises [spoilers] originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:37:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

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