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Why this weird Korean crossover brand could succeed in the US

Could Ssangyong succeed in the US? While its lineup has just the sort of vehicles Americans crave, they're almost all diesel-powered with standard manual transmissions – at least the journalists will be happy. Continue reading Why this...Show More Summary

The Ferrari Enzo's designer isn't worried about the future of supercars

We interview Ken Okuyama about what's next for car design. Continue reading The Ferrari Enzo's designer isn't worried about the future of supercars The Ferrari Enzo's designer isn't worried about the future of supercars originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Iranian attack boats harass US Navy destroyer

Iran defended its actions, saying they'll warn and then confront any nation that enters its territorial waters. Continue reading Iranian attack boats harass US Navy destroyer Iranian attack boats harass US Navy destroyer originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

South Korea expands emissions investigation beyond VW

South Korean regulators will probe other diesel-vehicle importers for potential violations. Continue reading South Korea expands emissions investigation beyond VW South Korea expands emissions investigation beyond VW originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:16:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Trackday Diaries: My Stupid Mouth

“Should I start racing with NASA, or should I build a car for SCCA?” That used to be the most common question that I heard from would-be novice racers. Nowadays, though, those two sanctioning bodies aren’t even in the picture. Today’s...Show More Summary

New Study Claims Biofuels Harm the Environment Worse Than Fossil Fuels

A new study from the University of Michigan adds (bio)fuel to the growing backlash against supposedly clean and green fossil fuel substitutes. The study claims that the environmental benefits of ethanol and biodiesel — championed byShow More Summary

nuTonomy beats Uber to launch first self-driving taxi

This Cambridge, MA, company is offering rides in Renaults and Mitsubishis. Continue reading nuTonomy beats Uber to launch first self-driving taxi nuTonomy beats Uber to launch first self-driving taxi originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

“If You Can Find a Better Car, Buy It” — Ronald DeLuca, 1980s Chrysler Adman, Dies

His commercials were a sign of the times — desperate, struggling times that suddenly turned prosperous. In the 1980s, Ronald DeLuca was the hidden face behind an instantly familiar one — Chrysler Corporation chairman Lee Iacocca, who...Show More Summary

Carbon fiber is no match for a hydraulic press

Watch a hydraulic press completely destroy carbon-fiber components. Continue reading Carbon fiber is no match for a hydraulic press Carbon fiber is no match for a hydraulic press originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:16:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

BMW makes the M4 extra special with a huge wing

Prototype hints towards a tweener model that can still dominate at the track. Continue reading BMW makes the M4 extra special with a huge wing BMW makes the M4 extra special with a huge wing originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Ask the Editor Recap: Does a Front-wheel-drive Honda S’Accorde with Canadian Weather?

Pete writes: Mark, I know you are a busy man, but I am confident the B&B have been waiting with bated breath to learn how I plan to solve my car dilemma associated with moving from Tampa to Ottawa. To recap, I will be moving for a three-year...Show More Summary

Piston Slap: An LSX-FTW Bro-Ham?

TTAC commentator SavageATL writes: I have a 1991 Cadillac Brougham, the old rear-wheel-drive model. The car was sitting for a long time, and it has a Chevy 305 with bad valve seals. Lesson: beware of low-low-mileage cars. It smokes badly...Show More Summary

How Safe Are Cars from Hackers?

It’s an issue that the computer and Internet technology industry has been fighting for years: Hackers trying to gain access to your PC or the network of a major corporation with nefarious intentions such as extracting ransom from users after seizing data. Show More Summary

Junkyard Gem: 1986 Chevrolet Sprint

The Chevy Sprint was tiny and tinny and slow, but it sold for peanuts and got incredible fuel economy. This one lasted 30 years before washing up in a California self-service wrecking yard. Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1986 Chevrolet Sprint Junkyard Gem: 1986 Chevrolet Sprint originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:44:00 EDT. Show More Summary

Chevy Bolt and Volt names look and sound the same in Korean

And you thought hearing the difference between Bolt and Volt was confusing in the States. Continue reading Chevy Bolt and Volt names look and sound the same in Korean Chevy Bolt and Volt names look and sound the same in Korean originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Recharge Wrap-up: Vergne sets new FE record, Romeo Power's better batteries

Techeetah driver Jean Eric Vergne beats di Grassi's record. Romeo Power has an impressive roster for batteries. Should Tesla make this minivan? Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Vergne sets new FE record, Romeo Power's better batteries Recharge...Show More Summary

Come virtually cruise with us in a Camaro on Woodward

We took a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 50th Anniversary edition on a cruise up Woodward with a bunch of other Camaros. Continue reading Come virtually cruise with us in a Camaro on Woodward Come virtually cruise with us in a Camaro on Woodward originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Review: 2016 Ford Mustang GT Premium Performance Package

Is this the best Mustang ever? Continue reading Review: 2016 Ford Mustang GT Premium Performance Package Review: 2016 Ford Mustang GT Premium Performance Package originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

nuTonomy CEO Dr. Karl Iagnemma to speak at UPSHIFT 2016

Autoblog's UPSHIFT 2016 conference happens on October 6th in Detroit. Continue reading nuTonomy CEO Dr. Karl Iagnemma to speak at UPSHIFT 2016 nuTonomy CEO Dr. Karl Iagnemma to speak at UPSHIFT 2016 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

California pulls plug on bill for more zero-emission cars by 2025

Automakers, the oil industry, and unions took issue with California's proposed increase in electric vehicles. Continue reading California pulls plug on bill for more zero-emission cars by 2025 California pulls plug on bill for more zero-emission cars by 2025 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:45:00 EDT. Show More Summary

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