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Crapwagon Outtake: Squeeze My Lemon

Apologies to Messrs Johnson and, to a lesser extent, Plant for the title. We continue our journey through the wasteland of the automotive internet with another car that fills my imaginary garage–that fantasy world where there are no orthodontist’s bills. Show More Summary

Hyundai To Build Mexican Factory After Sales Exceed 50K Per Year

Hyundai is planning on building a factory in Mexico, but only after annual domestic sales in the country rise to appropriate levels. Bloomberg reports the automaker is waiting until annual sales exceed 50,000 before breaking ground on a factory for the Hyundai brand, per Hyundai Motor de Mexico managing director Pedro Albarran. Show More Summary

Classic car theme park planned in France

Eastern France is getting a classic car theme park that harks back to the 1950s with vintage automobile attractions. Continue reading Classic car theme park planned in France Classic car theme park planned in France originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Cheech & Chong’s Great Car Movie Showing On the Big Screen In Denver, This 4/20 (Naturally)

Some might tell you that Cheech & Chong’s 1978 movie, Up In Smoke, was about Malaise Era drug culture, or Los Angeles, or California punk rock, but in fact it is one of the greatest car movies in cinematic history. For this reason, I...Show More Summary

Michigan Diesel Shop Refuses To Serve Openly Gay Customers

What does a diesel shop in Michigan have in common with a Washingtonian florist and a Hoosier pizza hut? An owner who refuses to serve openly gay customers. WOOD-TV reports the owner of Grandville, Mich.-based Dieseltec, Brian Klawiter,...Show More Summary

Virginia Set To Establish Strict Retention Limits On LPR Data

The Commonwealth of Virginia is ready to set strict limits on how long license plate reader data can be retained, said limits being on the order of days. Autoblog reports two bills hit Governor Terry McAuliffe’s desk Wednesday that would balance the citizens’ right to privacy with law enforcement’s need to investigate potential crimes. Show More Summary

Retro Wrong: MotorWeek shares first unaired pilot episode

As part of its Retro Review series, MotorWeek is showing its original, unaired pilot for the first time. The episode is fascinating. Even though the format is largely the same, host John Davis sounds like he just woke up from a nap.Show More Summary

What you missed on 4.16.15

Nine cars we wish were convertibles; driving the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600; an Autoblog/Blipshift t-shirt contest. That's what was big on Autoblog for Thursday, April 16, 2015. Continue reading What you missed on 4.16.15 What you missed on 4.16.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:32:00 EST. Show More Summary

Nissan's Venucia brand bringing slick concept to Shanghai

Nissan's entry-level Venucia brand in China is showing that a low price doesn't have to mean a lack of style with this teaser for a concept for a four-door with a fastback roof at the Shanghai Motor Show. Continue reading Nissan's Venucia...Show More Summary

Land Rover Heritage division will keep old off-roaders on it

Land Rover Heritage was established to keep old models on and off the road by supplying parts for classic Landies and allowing enthusiasts to drive them - starting with this 1970 Range Rover Classic displayed at Techno Classica in Essen. Show More Summary

Volvo prices XC90 T8 Twin Engine from $68,100

Volvo announces pricing for the new XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid, starting at $68,100 before delivery and any tax credits are taken into account. Continue reading Volvo prices XC90 T8 Twin Engine from $68,100 Volvo prices XC90 T8 Twin Engine from $68,100 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:31:00 EST. Show More Summary

Buick really wants us to know the new Cascada convertible won't leak

Buick is doing its best to guarantee the new Cascada convertible is completely free of leaks in its fabric roof. Continue reading Buick really wants us to know the new Cascada convertible won't leak Buick really wants us to know the new Cascada convertible won't leak originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:59:00 EST. Show More Summary

Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant

Toyota announces plans to build a new plant in Guanajuato, Mexico, at the cost of around $1 billion, set to begin building 200,000 Corollas per year starting in 2019. Continue reading Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant Toyota investing $1 billion in Mexico plant originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:30:00 EST. Show More Summary

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X Final Edition gets official for Japan only

Mitsubishi is offering 1,000 Final Editions to send off the Lancer Evolution X in Japan, with upgraded equipment but without the concept's power boost. Continue reading Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X Final Edition gets official for Japan only...Show More Summary

Volkswagen recalls 20k Routans to replace ignition switch

Volkswagen is recalling 20,676 units of the 2009-2010 Routan to replace their key fobs and ignition switches in an amendment to a campaign from last year. Continue reading Volkswagen recalls 20k Routans to replace ignition switch Volkswagen...Show More Summary

Nine cars we wish were convertibles

All we want this summer is more open-top cars. Check out our droptop wishlist, here. Continue reading Nine cars we wish were convertibles Nine cars we wish were convertibles originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Audi introduces Q7 E-Tron 2.0 TFSI in Shanghai

At the Shanghai Motor Show, Audi will introduces its first turbocharged all-wheel-drive hybrid n the form of the new Q7 E-Tron 2.0 TFSI... but only in certain Asian markets. Continue reading Audi introduces Q7 E-Tron 2.0 TFSI in Shanghai Audi introduces Q7 E-Tron 2.0 TFSI in Shanghai originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:31:00 EST. Show More Summary

Subaru beefs up new Exiga Crossover 7 in Japan

Subaru gives its Exiga seven-seat wagon a similar treatment to the Outback, but available exclusively in Japan, while we await a larger Tribeca replacement. Continue reading Subaru beefs up new Exiga Crossover 7 in Japan Subaru beefs up new Exiga Crossover 7 in Japan originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

Daily Driver: 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600

Daily Driver videos are micro-reviews of vehicles in the Autoblog press fleet, featuring impressions from the staffers that drive them every day. Today's Daily Driver features the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600, reviewed by Adam Morath and Greg Migliore. Show More Summary

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