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Lower US gas prices mean fewer jobs, study says

Industry is investing $200 billion to boost fleetwide fuel efficiency, and will cut jobs if that investment isn't returned. Continue reading Lower US gas prices mean fewer jobs, study says Lower US gas prices mean fewer jobs, study says originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Junkyard Find: 1995 Dodge Dakota, with K-Car engine

The plenitude of vehicles based on the Chrysler K Platform helped the company bounce back from its humiliating 1979 near-bankruptcy and government bailout, and the modern overhead-cam four-cylinder engine Chrysler developed for the K was a big part of that success. Show More Summary

GM Canada Workers Vote Today on New Collective Agreement

General Motors of Canada workers are heading to the ballot boxes Sunday to vote on a plan that will bring final production of 70,000 trucks a year to Oshawa and new engine production to St. Catharines. Vote tallies are expected Sunday evening. Show More Summary

Get ready for a new USPS mail truck, maybe from a company you don't know

Would like some emissions with your mail, or rather not? Continue reading Get ready for a new USPS mail truck, maybe from a company you don't know Get ready for a new USPS mail truck, maybe from a company you don't know originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Sep 2016 12:59:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Why Cadillac is willing to lose 43 percent of its dealers

It may sound strange, but it makes sense. Probably. Continue reading Why Cadillac is willing to lose 43 percent of its dealers Why Cadillac is willing to lose 43 percent of its dealers originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Here's how selfies will keep you safe when hailing an Uber

Need a ride? First, let's take a selfie. Continue reading Here's how selfies will keep you safe when hailing an Uber Here's how selfies will keep you safe when hailing an Uber originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

MotoGP riders will be fined for 'offensive hand gestures' on the track

Because motorcycle racing is rated G. Continue reading MotoGP riders will be fined for 'offensive hand gestures' on the track MotoGP riders will be fined for 'offensive hand gestures' on the track originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Sep 2016 11:58:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Google self-driving car badly damaged in accident but wasn't at fault

Google cites this accident as example of "why we're developing fully self-driving technology to make our roads safer." Continue reading Google self-driving car badly damaged in accident but wasn't at fault Google self-driving car badly damaged in accident but wasn't at fault originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:55:00 EDT. Show More Summary

Ford Patents the Simplest Car You Can Imagine

Harkening back to its early days as a purveyor of horseless carriages, Ford Motor Company has patented a no-frills folding vehicle for those who want something more than a bicycle. Intended for developing countries with poor infrastructure,...Show More Summary

Audi CEO Could Be in the Clear after Emissions Probe Grilling

Despite witnesses claiming Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was involved in the Volkswagen emissions scandal, the law firm investigating the company has reportedly found no evidence to support the claim. According to company sources, U.S. law...Show More Summary

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo somehow still a bargain at $176,585

The only choice you're making when ordering the Nissan GT-R Nismo is the color, which is also the only way to drive the price up beyond the nearly $177,000 starting price. Continue reading 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo somehow still a bargain...Show More Summary

Faraday Future electric crossover spied, Chevy unveils next-gen Equinox

Faraday Future tests what looks to be a crossover in the desert, and the Equinox is getting a diesel Engine. Senior Editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute. Continue reading Faraday Future electric crossover spied,...Show More Summary

12 life-changing car hacks

These 12 clever hacks make dealing with car-related headaches simple, straightforward, and inexpensive. Continue reading 12 life-changing car hacks 12 life-changing car hacks originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Tesla poaches execs from Daimler for electric truck project

Electric semi truck prototypes could show up as soon as next year. Continue reading Tesla poaches execs from Daimler for electric truck project Tesla poaches execs from Daimler for electric truck project originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Senator Pushes for Federal Historic Vehicle Registry

Is your car truly rare or unique? Does it represent a small but significant piece of American history? (We’re not talking about a 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL once owned by Gary Busey.) If so, your ride could one day be immortalized — in a bureaucratic sense. Show More Summary

Chevrolet Volt Could Wear a ‘Buick Velite’ Nametag in China

American Chevrolet Volt fans have long discussed how the quasi-upscale extended-range EV might have fared with a Buick badge instead of being branded as a bread-and-butter Chevrolet. It appears the Chinese have gone beyond the discussion phase. Show More Summary

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback: Pricing, Power Announced for Compact Cavern on Wheels

Starting next Monday, North American shoppers will be able to stroll into Honda dealers across the nation and take delivery of a Civic Hatchback. Mercifully, it looks a lot better than the pug-nosed, bent-nail-shifter Si oddity of the early 2000s. Show More Summary

Syncro-Nined: An Ennead of Surprising All-Wheel-Drive Golfs That Predate the R32

The recent news that Volkswagen is pondering an all-wheel-drive Golf for U.S. customers surprised many. “All-wheel drive is now part of the Volkswagen DNA,” commented Dr. Hendrik Muth of Volkswagen at the U.S. launch of the Alltrack....Show More Summary

Old Dodge vans are big in Japan

They come with V8s and rear drive, so obviously they were made for the track, right? Continue reading Old Dodge vans are big in Japan Old Dodge vans are big in Japan originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Recharge Wrap-up: Electric GT Tesla racer, Poland wants 1M EVs by 2025

Here's Electric GT's race-spec Model S. Poland will subsidize EVs. Postal Service to test alternative fuel vehicles. BMW and Bosch launch second-life grid storage system. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Electric GT Tesla racer, Poland...Show More Summary

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