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Artists reinterpret Rolls-Royce scale models for charity

A dozen artists were asked to create their own pieces based on 1:18 scale models of the Rolls-Royce Ghost, each of which will be auctioned off to raise funds for breast cancer. Continue reading Artists reinterpret Rolls-Royce scale models...Show More Summary

Jeep first American carmaker to return to Tokyo show

Jeep will be the first US brand to return to the Tokyo Motor Show after an eight-year absence, part of an eight-car showcase by Fiat Chrysler Japan. Ford and General Motors have opted not to attend. Continue reading Jeep first American...Show More Summary

Hyundai leased 70 Tucson fuel-cell vehicles in first year

Hyundai leased around 70 hydrogen-powered Tucson fuel-cell CUVs in the US in the first year. The reason for the limited number is a lack of H2 stations. Continue reading Hyundai leased 70 Tucson fuel-cell vehicles in first year Hyundai leased 70 Tucson fuel-cell vehicles in first year originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage evokes classic 1970s Bimmer design

The BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept debuts at the 2015 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este offering a modern take on one of the brand's classic 1970s coupes. Continue reading BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage evokes classic 1970s Bimmer design BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage evokes classic 1970s Bimmer design originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 17:14:00 EST. Show More Summary

Self-driving vehicles could ravage future car sales

Car-sharing services and self-driving vehicles could combine to decimate the U.S. auto industry over the next quarter-century. Continue reading Self-driving vehicles could ravage future car sales Self-driving vehicles could ravage future car sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 16:29:00 EST. Show More Summary

Jeep Returns To Tokyo Motor Show After Eight-Year Absence

The last time the Detroit Three turned up at the Tokyo Motor Show was in 2007. One recession later, Jeep returns to Tokyo to represent the Motor City. Jeep will join Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Fiat on FCA Japan’s stand when the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show kicks off in late October, Automotive News reports. Show More Summary

Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan could get twin-charged five-cylinder

There's a chance that the Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracan might get the turbocharged and electrically supercharged, 2.5-liter five-cylinder from the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo. The move would be a way to lower their displacement and lower the models' vehicle taxes in China. Show More Summary

The List: Best of proving grounds

Proving grounds are where automakers and enthusiasts alike go to push their vehicles to their mechanical limits. The Rubicon Trail, located in the Sierra Nevada, is the ultimate off-road test, while Germany's Nürburgring is a grueling 13 mile road and track course. Show More Summary

Audi Introducing EV Crossover In 2018, Q8 Flagship SUV In 2019

Audi is set to launch a new flagship SUV in 2019, as well as an EV crossover in 2018, both part of the automaker’s 2020 model expansion plan. The 2019 Q8 and yet-to-be-named EV will help reinforce Audi’s place in the Chinese and U.S....Show More Summary

BMW Debuts 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept

BMW has dug into its history books, picked out one of the prettiest, fastest, lightest cars of note, and built this as a tribute – the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept. Details are light at the moment as BMW has yet to send out a release,...Show More Summary

Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over bad wiring harness

Porsche is recalling the 918 Spyder to correct a problem with a wiring harness that can be damaged by a carbon fiber component. Continue reading Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over bad wiring harness Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over bad wiring harness originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 14:16:00 EST. Show More Summary

Ford, Fiat Factories In Turkey Resume Production After Week-Long Shutdown

Over a week after wage disputes shut down production, Fiat and Ford report operations are back to normal at their plants in Turkey. Both Ford Otosan’s Gölcük and Yeniköy plants, and Fiat’s Tofa? saw production restart Friday after going offline for over a week, Automobile News Europe reports. Show More Summary

Nissan IDx future in a coma, prospects dim

Nissan North America's VP of product planning says that the lack of a small, rear-wheel-drive platform hurts the chances of us every getting a production version of the IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts. Continue reading Nissan IDx...Show More Summary

Study: Virtual Drivers Possible Key Toward Autonomous Vehicle Acceptance

Virtual drivers may be the key to developing trust in autonomous vehicles, so long as those drivers are quicker on the draw than Johnny Cab in an emergency. A study published in the Human Factors journal posits public concern regarding...Show More Summary

Boston To Host IndyCar Event Beginning 2016

Any plans for Labor Day Weekend next year? If you’re in Boston, those plans could include an IndyCar event on its streets. The Grand Prix of Boston will be held on an 11-turn 2.25-mile temporary street circuit around the Boston Convention Center, Boston.com reports. Show More Summary

2017 Audi Q7 First Drive

We head to the Swiss Alps to put the new, lighter, more dynamic 2017 Audi Q7 through its paces. Continue reading 2017 Audi Q7 First Drive 2017 Audi Q7 First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 11:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang GT gets 810 hp and one lucky winner

Modern Muscle Design and Chip Foose introduce a one-off, 810-hp Ford Mustang GT to be given away at the AmericanMuscle Mustang show this summer. Continue reading MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang GT gets 810 hp and one lucky winner MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang GT gets 810 hp and one lucky winner originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 11:28:00 EST. Show More Summary

Tanner Foust drifts Rockstar Passat around US Cycling TT course

The USA Cycling Time Trials take place on Saturday in Chattanooga, TN. That's also where Volkswagen has its US headquarters. So in honor of the event, VW decided to have a little fun involving Tanner Foust and a 900-horsepower Rockstar Drift car. Show More Summary

OPEC Doubles Down Against Shale, Fuel Prices Continue Downward Spiral

OPEC is doubling down on shoving shale off a cliff, continuing the trend of low fuel prices through the fall in so doing, Memorial Day Weekend aside. Thirty-three out of 34 analysts and traders surveyed by Bloomberg believe the Organization...Show More Summary

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