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Washington State bill would fine left-lane hogs for going too slow

A bill in the Washington State Senate would fine left-lane hogs on a sliding scale based on how slow they are going below the speed limit. The penalties come on top of the state's current ban on clogging up the passing lane. Continue...Show More Summary

Mercedes Eyeing Crossovers For Maybach, smart Brands

Not too long ago, Mercedes didn’t have plans for either a Maybach or smart crossover. Looks like those plans have changed. Should the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand gain a crossover to place alongside the S600 and Pullman models, sales and...Show More Summary

Cadillac calling in 4,900 CTS-V models for brake issue

Cadillac is recalling first-gen CTS-V models that were sold or registered in cold weather states over corrosion concerns in the front brake calipers. Continue reading Cadillac calling in 4,900 CTS-V models for brake issue Cadillac calling in 4,900 CTS-V models for brake issue originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:31:00 EST. Show More Summary

Wall Street Journal v. GM: A Public Battle For Editorial Independence

Once upon a time, The Wall Street Journal faced off against General Motors over editorial independence, and won. According to ProPublica president Richard Tofel, who wrote an entire chapter about the story for his book, “Restless Genius:...Show More Summary

Daily Driver: 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed

With a starting price of $235,000, the Continental GT Speed isn't what you'd typically consider a "daily driver," but as we find out, this Bentley is indeed a car you could happily live with every single day. Continue reading Daily Driver:...Show More Summary

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Improves Over 2015 Model In Fuel Economy

Owners of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will experience better fuel economy compared to the outgoing 2015 model. Those who choose to pair the roadster’s 2.0-liter Skyactiv I4 with a six-speed automatic will see EPA-rated numbers of 27 mpg city, 36 mpg highway, and 30 mpg combined, according to Edmunds. Show More Summary

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

We spend a week with Chevy's outrageous Corvette Z06, featuring 650 hp, 650 lb-ft of torque, and all the American style you'd ever want. Continue reading 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Dispatches do Brasil: Renault Re-Invents Itself in Latin America

Among the first to come to Brazil when the market was opened up again in the 1990s – after a hiatus of almost 50 years when this country closed itself off to the world – Renault has seemingly reached a limit in Brazil. Its market participation has hovered around 6 percent for years. Show More Summary

Next BMW 5 Series hits the 'Ring

The next-generation BMW 5 Series is caught testing at the 'Ring. It is expected to bring new technologies like a 3-cylinder engine and over-the-air updates. Continue reading Next BMW 5 Series hits the 'Ring Next BMW 5 Series hits the 'Ring originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

More Legislators Move To Ban Red Light Cameras

The bane of many a motorist and freedom advocate alike, the red light camera’s days may be drawing to a close as more governments move to ban them. Over the past two months alone, legislators in California, Illinois and Texas have moved...Show More Summary

2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition brings track style to the road

The 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition takes inspiration from the look of Chevy's venerable endurance racer. In limited numbers later this year, it's going to bring some of that motorsports style to the road. Continue reading 2016 ChevyShow More Summary

Chevrolet Sonic’s U.S. Subcompact Market Share Is Plunging – Started Near The Top Now It’s Here

GM’s share of America’s subcompact segment fell below 10% in the first-quarter of 2015 as Chevrolet Sonic volume tumbled 53%, year-over-year. As a whole, the subcompact category is in decline in early 2015, but a large part of the category’s 9% drop can be attributed to the Sonic. Show More Summary

Vin Diesel says Furious 8 will open on April 14, 2017

Vin Diesel made the announcement that an eighth Fast and Furious will arrive on April 14, 2017. Continue reading Vin Diesel says Furious 8 will open on April 14, 2017 Vin Diesel says Furious 8 will open on April 14, 2017 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Maybach crossover looking more likely, Smart crossover possible

Mercedes-Benz head of sales and marketing Ola Kallenius says that a Maybach SUV when the next-gen GLS arrives is the "more likely scenario" if it ever comes into being. Continue reading Maybach crossover looking more likely, Smart crossover...Show More Summary

Junkyard Find: 1983 Mazda RX-7

First-generation RX-7s aren’t as common in self-service wrecking yards as they were five years ago, but it’s not hard to find a couple in a typical large yard in the Los Angeles or San Francisco areas. Most of the time I don’t photograph...Show More Summary

Rolls-Royce Phantom Limelight is opulence par excellence

Rolls-Royce is rolling out the Phantom Limelight Collection that introduces the brand's latest, luxurious rear seats. There's also a storage hidden in the doors to carry stuff with you. Continue reading Rolls-Royce Phantom LimelightShow More Summary

Ford will lay off 700 employees in Michigan

Lagging sales of compact and electric cars are starting to take their toll on automakers. Ford said Thursday it intends to lay off 700 employees who work at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI, over the next five months. Continue...Show More Summary

Is This Cycle World Presenter Stoned or What?

Cycle World, regarded as one of the best motorcycle magazines despite its horrible print design, picks ten “bikes with character” for their latest video. This chum can only remember five of them. Maybe I’m wrong. Maybe Marc Cernicky and the guys at Cycle World are just having a laugh. Show More Summary

QOTD: Do You Have To Be Showy To Sell Cars?

I recently realized that Porsche – once noted for producing subtle, performance-focused alternatives to crazy, emotional Italian vehicles – has officially become the German equivalent of Lamborghini. Consider the 911 GT3. When the GT3 first came out back in the early 2000s, it was one of the most subtle performance cars on the road. Show More Summary

While You Were Sleeping: Oregon To Allow Lane Splitting, Australia Opening Borders and Andy Wilman Quits

After their automotive industry has been slowly devastated in the last decade, Australia is opening its borders to private imports of new and like-new cars. Top Gear producer Andy Wilman quits show (BBC) Goodbye, Andy. We’ll see you soon. Show More Summary

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