The original Koenigsegg prototype vehicle recently returned to the company’s factory for a brief visit as part of retrospective photo shoot. According to the Swedish supercar maker, work began on the prototype back in 1994, but it took two years to complete. The prototype hasn’t always existed in its current form. It was initially finished […]
Coast Guard crews continue searching for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro Tuesday night after covering more than 170,000 square miles since the ship sank during Hurricane Joaquin last Thursday. The Coast Guard says crews have searched a total of 172,257 square nautical miles while searching in the vicinity of the ship’s […] .
Yes, he even got this incredibly rare, super expensive, one of a kind 1953 Porsche a little sideways. Because it’s Chris Harris, and that’s just what he does. Read more...
It appears that the U.S. Treasury is officially asking Toyota why their trucks keep showing up on CNN carrying ISIS radicals and machine guns all over the Middle East. Poor Toyota, all they did was make a great desert utility vehicle and the dang terrorists had to go and make them look like an official sponsor of evil. Read more...
It’s really just a shorter clip from a longer video about the elimination of pink bollworms, a type of moth, that feed on cotton crops. And that’s kind of boring, to me! But instead just imagine your face positioned right behind that irradiated moth cannon, and then imagine all the nightmares you’ll have from that image. Read more...
Ford Australia has confirmed that it will continue to source aftermarket parts from 63 Australian suppliers beyond the late 2016 end of its local manufacturing operations. Of those, 17 have secured ongoing work with Ford’s global operations, improving on an initial list of nine suppliers that had been confirmed in 2014. Among those will be […]
Volkswagen’s ‘dieselgate’ emissions scandal continues as the carmaker officially announces cost-cutting and loyalty measures to deal with the crisis. New VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller has addressed more than 20,000 employees at the company’s...Show More Summary
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?t=149&v=Gpw4TkvhjNw Toyota has showcased the latest evolution of its developing driverless vehicle technology, known now as ‘Highway Teammate’. Building on the company’s preference for a ‘co-pilot’ style...Show More Summary
Remember that water-injected M4 pace car that BMW trotted out at the opening round of the MotoGP championship this year? Well it's got a production version now, and it's called the BMW M4 GTS. Like the E90 M3 GTS (and the E46 GTR and...Show More Summary
It would seem like we have plenty of car makers to pick from, but here in the US, I can’t help but always feel that there’s all sorts of holes left in the market. Most people keep getting shunted to the same half-dozen or so brands, and as a result we end up with streets full of remarkably homogenous cars. Show More Summary
Ford’s chief truck marketing man just coyly shared some pictures of Troller 4x4s stomping around in the Brazilian sand. To respark rumors of the Bronco’s return? Nah. Why would somebody go and do a thing like that. Read more...
Josh Commons and his family have owned this 1976 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 since 1992, and it's never left their hands in the decades since. Hear his story in this latest video from the cinematographic artisans at Petrolicious. Continue...Show More Summary
At the 2015 SXSW Eco conference, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies CEO Dirk Ahlborn lays out how this tube train could actually work. Continue reading The Hyperloop is not just fantasy; there is real work happening The Hyperloop is not just fantasy; there is real work happening originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:40:00 EST. Show More Summary
Former VW Supervisory Board Chairman Ferdinand Piech looks to be one of the few people benefiting from the company's diesel emissions scandal. With Winterkorn out, two people very close to him are now running the automaker. ContinueShow More Summary
The pilot of American Airlines Flight 550 from Phoenix, AZ to Boston, MA passed away during the flight on Monday. According to a medical examiner, Captain Michael Johnston, who was 57 years old, died of natural causes. The aircraft’s co-pilot declared an emergency and quickly diverted the Airbus A320 to a safe landing in Syracuse, NY. Read more...
If not for a quirk of automotive history, the Ford Mustang could have been marketed as 'Imported from Detroit' decades before Chrysler used the slogan. Continue reading Ford Mustang was almost 'Imported from Detroit' Ford Mustang was almost 'Imported from Detroit' originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:01:00 EST. Show More Summary
It’s expected that a new generation of any vehicle will gain extra equipment, though very rarely is another door part of that enhanced specification, as is the case with the 2016 Mini Clubman. The second-generation Mini Clubman’s shift to an unprecedented 2+2+2 six-door configuration (albeit from an even more unconventional 2+1+2 five-door layout) has understandably […]
The Honda CR-V returns for 2016 with a new trim level. Called the Special Edition, it's based on the LX but packs a bunch of optional extras for an $800 premium over the base model. Continue reading Honda bundles up CR-V Special Edition...Show More Summary
Robert O’Neill, the self-proclaimed man who killed Osama Bin Laden, has been labeled by ISIS as their number one target in a recent online postings. Not only did a British ISIS agent give instructions on how to kill the ex-Navy SEAL, but also where to find him. This information is said to have been shared many times since originally appearing online. Read more...