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Volkswagen details fixes for 1.6- and 2.0-litre EA189 diesel engines in the EU

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

httpv:// In a submission to Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority, Volkswagen has outlined how it plans to fix two of the EA189 turbo-diesel engines equipped with emissions testing defeat devices. Show More Summary

Comment Of The Day: I Think That About Covers It Edition

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Car people truly are the best people! How can your heart not be warmed by the story of the guy whose SVT Focus got fixed on the down-low by his buddies? Read more...

It's Time You Started Saving Your Old Imports, America

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Mike Garret from Speedhunters went to an American junkyard filled with rare imports, only to find too many great classic roasters and coupes left to rot forever. Read more...

2016 Kia Cerato facelift spied without camouflage

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The updated 2016 Kia Cerato sedan has been spied without camouflage this week, revealing the extent of its exterior makeover. News of a styling update for the compact Korean came in August, when Kia Australia communications manager Kevin Hepworth told CarAdvice that buyers can expect “quite significant” changes. These new spy photos, published to Korean […]

Electric vehicles can keep quiet for a little while longer - CNET

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration delays a mandate that would require electric vehicles to cater to the visually impaired.

Genesis G90 spied completely without camouflage

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The new Genesis G90 has photographed completely undisguised during a photoshoot in Europe. These photos of the sedan’s front and rear were originally posted on Korean website BobaeDream, and show a Korean market version, to be known as the Genesis EQ900, waiting around for its publicity photos to be taken. Despite their low resolution, these […]

Make Your Military Surplus Hummer Street Legal: Not Easy, Not Impossible

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Months ago the military announced they’d auction off retired Hummers to the masses through surplus site and there was much rejoicing. The process of actually obtaining and licensing your “new” war machine is still murky, but it can be done. Here’s a closer look. Read more...

I'm Turning This Tiny Dirt Bike Into The Ultimate All-Purpose Motorcycle

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Of course the headline is hyperbolic; we should all have vast fleets of wheels for every possible activity. But that’s not always realistic, and a bike that can do a little bit of everything has a lot of appeal. That’s what I’m trying to build with my latest project: this single-cylinder dirt bike. Read more...

Invincible Mustang Triple Spins On Drag Strip And Emerges Unscathed

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Is this Mustang invincible? I can’t say for sure, but this video evidence seems to imply that it is. Read more...

NHTSA: Driving deaths up for first half of 2015

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The agency will launch a nationwide program to gather ideas and engage new partners in combating human behavioral issues that contribute to road deaths.

Italian Job Lamborghini Miura Up For Sale: Video

In 1969, a film called The Italian Job was shown in theaters. If you're a fan of Italian sports cars, it had one of the greatest opening sequences in cinema history. That's because it featured a stunning Lamborghini Miura winding is way up a mountain pass. It's a beautiful car, beautifully shot, in a beautiful location. The scene does come to an...

VW details 1.6L, 2.0L TDI emissions fixes for Euro-spec cars

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The 2.0-liter EA189 engines will only need a software fix, while the 1.6-liter will get a minor hardware refit to improve MAF accuracy.

One Of The Downed Su-24 Pilots Is Alive And Talking As Russia Beefs Up Defenses In Syria

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It has been more than 24 hours since Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 Fencer that briefly passed into its territory. Now we are seeing the clear steps Russia is taking in response to this event, and we’ve learned that one of the jet’s pilots has survived the attack, contrary to earlier reports. Read more...

1973 Grand Prix: The first Pontiac I ever drove

3 days agoVehicles / Cars :

Though this isn’t the actual Grand Prix my family had, it is a gorgeous example of the breed that I photographed some years ago. Photo by author. When I was a kid, I was fortunate that, not only did my parents have interesting cars, my grandparents did as well. One that stands out was the […]

Kia K900 gets new 3.8-liter V6, lower base price

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The base Premium V6 trim now starts at $49,950, more than $10,000 below the loaded V8 model.

Here Are Five Performance Mods That Are Utterly Useless 

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’re anything like the countless youths and youths-at-heart learning about how to make their cars accelerate faster, stop quicker, and corner harder, you may have come across some mods that don’t quite live up to the hype—because they don’t actually do anything. Here are five of the worst offenders. Read more...

Dieselgate Won't Shutter The Volkswagen Group's Racing Programs

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller reaffirmed the company’s commitment to its numerous motorsport programs last weekend at the World Endurance Championship season finale, reports Road & Track. Müller says the Volkswagen Group’s racing programs are simply too important to drop. Read more...

Exotics Racing Offers Arrive-And-Drive Racing: Video

Racing isn't cheap. It is, however, something that a lot of us wish we could do. Sure, you can prep a car and take it to your local track day. You could get a crew together and run an inexpensive car at LeMons, ChumpCar, or an AER event. Maybe you just want to go autocrossing or hit a Time Attack? All of that is obtainable and easy enough to...

Volkswagen Announces European Fixes For Diesel Issue

Volkswagen announced today that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority has accepted its proposed fixes for the EA 189 four-cylinder diesel engines with the "defeat device" software. In Europe, at least, those changes won't be too extensive. For the 2.0-liter engine, the change will require only a software update, while the 1.6-liter engine...

Man's Friends Secretly Restore His Wrecked SVT Focus And Your Faith In Humanity

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Not everyone is an asshole. Sometimes, that’s a tricky thing to remember, but it’s quite true. In fact, many people are the exact opposite of assholes, whatever you call that. A mouth? It doesn’t matter. There’s so many of these non-assholes in the story of this man’s SVT Focus that you’ll get the idea. Read more...

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