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Piston Slap: A Grey Market Global Ranger?

H.Y. writes: Hi Sajeev, the global Ford Ranger is still sold overseas now.  What are the challenges for a person to import a modern used Ranger these days? how much added costsontopofthepurchase/transport price? 25% truck import duty? ...Show More Summary

Friedman: GM, Not NHTSA, Most To Blame For Recall Crisis

It was a long day for David Friedman and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration during congressional testimony Tuesday, admitting before a Senate panel that his agency has more work to do to improve itself, and that General Motors made “incredibly poor decisions” as far as recalls were concerned. Show More Summary

2015 Honda Jazz Shows Civic Inspired Face - Honda revealed today the 2015 Jazz, which is called the Fit on some markets. The... [...]

2015 Ford C MAX and Grand C MAX: Specs, Equipment - Ford revealed today the new 2015 C-MAX and new 2015 Grand C-MAX. Both versions o... [...]

2015 Ford S MAX: Specs, Equipment - Ford revealed today the new generation 2015 S-MAX, which is going to have its wo... [...]

282 mpg Renault EOLAB: Specs, Full Details - Renault revealed today the EOLAB concept, which is going to have its world debut... [...]

Geely FIA-Certified To Supply Engines For Global Formula 4 Series

While Formula 1 fans contend with the new, quieter turbo era — a result of rule changes regarding power for the 2014 season — Chinese Formula 4 fans may celebrating in the stands next year when Geely-powered competitors roar off the starting line. Show More Summary

Xcar goes analog with the Ferrari F40

We will forever be in love with the Ferrari F40. From its blunt-force appearance to its 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine living and breathing perilously close to the driver's head, the F40, the last model designed and built with...Show More Summary

What you missed on 9.16.14

Bugatti Dynamic Driving Experience Ever wonder what it's like to have so much money that you can literally buy anything you want? What would that be like? Our man Basem Wasef gets to play the part of the rich distinguished gentlemanShow More Summary

Congress skewers NHTSA's investigative competence

NHTSA's incompetence played a role in allowing the General Motors ignition switch crisis to go undetected for years. Five months after the top official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration promised to reform the federal...Show More Summary

Renault Eolab is a hyperefficient, conventional-looking answer to VW's XL1 [w/video]

Watch out Volkswagen, Renault has your number. Debuting at the Paris Motor Show in a few weeks, this Renault Eolab concept aims to match the German automaker's XL1 space pod's fuel economy - without its out-of-this-world styling and offbeat packaging. Show More Summary

Ford unveils next-gen S-Max in Europe

Let's get this unfortunate though important tidbit out of the way right off the bat: The Ford S-Max isn't sold in the United States, and it's not coming here, at least not anytime soon. And so it's with our European friends in mind that...Show More Summary

Watch this sportbike rider snatch up a GoPro at maximum lean

As much as we'd love to offer up the disclaimer, "Professional rider on a closed track," we can't. As it turns out, rider Derek Molle snatched up a GoPro camera lovingly left between the yellow lines on the J turn on Mullholland, according...Show More Summary

Dodge Viper saved from crusher by students, but will it last?

The saga of the Washington state community college hoping to keep its allegedly pre-production Dodge Viper out of the maw of the crusher is going strong. Not only does the school still have the car, but there's a chance that the college...Show More Summary

Ssangyong May Enter American Market

Back in February, TTAC reported that Ssangyong SUVs may be imported into the United States in the near future, and a report by Reuters confirms that significant steps have been made by parent company Mahindra to further that goal. According...Show More Summary

Tony Stewart case to be presented to grand jury

Upon my review of all of the information contained in the entire investigation, I have made the determination that it would be appropriate to submit the evidence to a grand jury, for their determination as to what action should be taken in this matter. Show More Summary

Bob Seger's Detroit Made music video is an homage to the Motor City

At this point, Bob Seger feels like the living embodiment of old-school rock 'n' roll. The Michigan native has been strumming out classic records like Night Moves for decades, and he just released a new single called Detroit Made. It...Show More Summary

Autoblog Podcast #397

Episode #397 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing, and Seyth Miersma talk about the leadership change at Ferrari, the Mercedes-AMG GT, and we give a report on the Long-Term Garage. We start with what's...Show More Summary

Federal Robotics Commission could accelerate arrival of self-driving cars

Back when investigators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration first probed reports of unintended accelerations in Toyota vehicles, they ran into a serious internal roadblock. They lacked the expertise to examine the problem. Show More Summary

If You Like Your Chrysler 300, You Can Keep Your Chrysler 300

Prior to his Presidential campaign, Barack Obama once owned a Chrysler 300, which was then traded in for a Ford Escape Hybrid (perhaps a more demographic-friendly option). Interesting factoid aside, it appears that the revised Chrysler 300 won’t be getting a radical restyling like its Dodge Charger twin. Show More Summary

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