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Formula E gets wireless-charging BMW i8 safety car [w/video]

Racing series typically select a safety car appropriate to the kinds of racecars for which they'll be setting the pace. So you might find a Mercedes SLS pacing a Formula One grand prix, for example, and you're more likely to find a BMW M4 on duty at a DTM race and a Chevy Camaro or SS on an oval speedway for a NASCAR or Indy race. Show More Summary

Russian Government Considering Revival Of Cash For Clunkers Program

In an effort to combat plunging auto sales, the Russian government is deliberating on a decision to bring back its cash for clunkers program, last seen sending Ladas, Volgas and GAZs to the crusher back in 2010. Just-Auto reports current...Show More Summary

Junkyard Find: 1997 Subaru Legacy AWD Sedan

Living in Denver, I see tremendous quantities of old Subarus in local wrecking yards. Subarus after about 1985 don’t make it into this series (unless they’re XTs or SVXs or 4WD Justys), but the Legacy 4WD sedan is quite rare even by Denver standards so I made an exception for this car. Show More Summary

Piston Slap: Less Slap, More (oil) Control

Pete writes: Hey Sajeev, I got one for you. Several engines nowadays are set up to operate on half their cylinders under light-load conditions. Would the design considerations for piston rings vary from those normally used for such cylinders...Show More Summary

Range Rover Sport SVR: Price, Specs, Equipment - Range Rover revealed this month the most dynamically focused vehicle they have e... [...]

Is a wrecked Bugatti worth $250k?

When a Bugatti Veyron crashed on a highway in Austria a few months ago, insurance company AXA estimated the cost of repairs at upwards of $800,000. Of course, there were worries that even after all the repairs the car may never drive quite the same. Show More Summary

Capsule Review: 2015 Ford Ka (Brazilian Market)

The Ford Ka was born as a provocateur with a challenging design and hints of refinement that solidified the idea that cars are not sold by the pound. Highly successful in Europe, this recipe proved less so in the rest of the world, particularly...Show More Summary

2015 Volkswagen Touareg: Price, Specs - Volkswagen announced today the pricing for the new 2015 Touareg facelift, which... [...]

Lexus Topped Premium Brands In The U.S. In July, And How

In July 2014, for the first time in twelve months, Lexus outsold all other premium brands in the United States. Back in August 2013, Lexus sold 29,792 vehicles, 5269 more new vehicle sales than BMW managed; 5031 more than Mercedes-Benz, excluding Sprinter vans. Show More Summary

Noble developing M600 roadster with paddle shifters

Want to get your hands on a Noble? May we first compliment you on your choice, good sir or madam, because the British niche manufacturer produces some of the most direct, hardcore sports cars on the market. And that, thanks to Rossion and its Noble-derived Q1, includes the United States. Show More Summary

McLaren 650S Sprint: Specs, Price - McLaren revealed recently a special version of the 650S, which is called simply... [...]

Artificial Leaves Key To Lowering Hydrogen Fuel Production Costs

For all of the incentives thrown in front of the upcoming Toyota Mirai, the automaker believes fueling the FCV will remain an expensive proposition in the near-term. That is, unless new hydrogen production technologies do for fuel cells what petroleum technology did the for the ICE. Show More Summary

McLaren P1 GTR Race Car - McLaren revealed recently their new race car concept, which is based on the P1 h... [...]

Porsche 911 RSR Wide Body Kit by Ingo Noak - Ingo Noak, an aftermarket specialist from Germany, announced that it's offering... [...]

Chinese-Market Chevrolet Cruze Makes Showroom Debut

As of Monday, the Chinese-market 2015 Chevrolet Cruze has gone on sale. CarNewsChina reports the Shanghai-GM-built compact sedan, ranging in price from ¥109,900 to ¥169,900 ($17,800 – $27,600 USD), is aimed at the Kia K4, Citroën C4L et al in the premium local market. Show More Summary

Question Of The Day: Carros Blindados

A few days ago, Jalopnik posted a link to a classified site in Colombia that listed a bunch of armored cars for sale. These aren’t the MRAPs patroling the streets of Ferguson either. Hell, they’re even more discreet than the typical black Suburbans you see roaming around D.C. Show More Summary

Audi R8 Wide Body Kit by Schmidt - Schmidt Revolution GmbH revealed recently a new styling program for the latest v... [...]

US Government Seeks Private Company To Run National V2V Network

Not too long ago, we brought you news of the U.S. government and a handful of automakers coming together to bring vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems online by 2020 at the earliest. Though the government is excited to make your vehicles more connected, running the show is a task the feds simply cannot afford to do. Show More Summary

2014 Seat Leon Cupra Powerkit by Tij Power (375 hp) - The tuners from Tij-Power revealed recently a new powerkit for the 2014 Seat Leo... [...]

2014 Volkswagen Golf R Powerkit by ABT (400 hp) - The aftermarket specialists from ABT Sportsline revealed at the end of last week... [...]

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