Among enthusiasts, there will always be a portion of the population primed to lionize classic models and lament the introduction of electronic nannies like traction control. Now, while those conversations are—generally—interesting, from an objective performance standpoint, modern machines will generally win the day. And to illustrate...
Germany and Iran seeks to develop economic relations in the field of maritime trade and ports for increasing the trade volume between the two countries, reports PressTV.
The Iranian Embassy in Denmark has reportedly said that a cargo ship recently impounded the Persian Gulf by Iranian Navy forces will be released if the ship’s
Panama’s cabinet council has approved a request by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to modify the canal toll structure and implement volume-based discounts for container ships.
Radio New Zealand says that ports of Auckland is set to turn away one of the world's largest cruise ships after agreeing with its council-owner not to build one of two planned wharf extensions.
Up to 157.260 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said executive director
BP Shipping celebrated its 100-year anniversary yesterday, making it the longest continually operating company in the group. Formed on April 30, 1915 as the British Tanker Company,
About 60 guests aboard Holland America cruise ship Maasdam reported to the infirmary with the virus about one week into the cruise. The passengers
Kongsberg Maritime has been selected to supply a complete Electrical, Instrument and Telecom solution, including E- house, for the new Yinson Production (West Africa) Pte Ltd FPSO,
Audi on Demand, the German luxury marque’s smartphone-driven daily rental service has been launched in San Francisco, California. The beta programme allows users to book an Audi for between one and 28 days via a smartphone app. Users can book a variety of vehicles from the A4 up to the R8, as well as specify [...]
The next Nissan GT-R will reportedly be powered by a new 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6, which is currently doing service in the company’s predominantly front-wheel drive GT-R LM Nismo Le Mans race car. Ben Bowlby, team principal and technical director for Nissan’s LMP1 campaign, told Top Gear that the 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine, which debuted in [...]
Aston Martin Lagonda today announced that a £200 million investment would be used to ensure the Aston Martin DBX SUV enters production and is available for sale by 2019. In addition to the DBX SUV, Aston Martin also plans to introduce several new model lines during the same period. The funding injection comes in the form of £200 million [...]
The special edition Holden Trax Active will spearhead the car maker’s ‘Step Up At Holden’ sale running throughout May and June. Arriving in showrooms soon, the Trax Active builds on the features of the LS, adding unique 17-inch alloy wheels, an electric sunroof, roof racks, chrome exterior door handles and Active badging. Available with a [...]
Extreme Rallycross, a brand-new Australian motorsport series, has been previewed this week with the help of our country’s most successful rally driver, Chris Atkinson. Expertly sliding a circa-230kW/300Nm custom-built all-wheel-drive machine around a specific course is a task few can handle with ease, and even fewer while smiling almost the entire time. One man who [...]
A British firm, with deep links to McLaren, is offering owners of the track-only McLaren P1 GTR a chance to enjoy their hyper-hypercar on public roads. According to Autocar, Lanzante will help owners of the track-only McLaren P1 GTR make their cars legal for use on public roads. Lazante, which is based in Hampshire, UK, [...]
This may sound weird, but Victoria has got something right about road rules. I’m not talking about the helicopter-parent manner in which that state monitors the speeds travelled by road users, but the way it makes trucks stay out of the right lane on some of its highways. This novel approach to road safety should [...]
Tesla will move beyond the automotive industry with the launch of an eco-friendly energy storage system for homes, businesses and utilities dubbed Tesla Energy. The Californian car maker claims the battery-based Tesla Energy system aims to foster a clean energy ecosystem and help wean the world off fossil fuels. Tesla Energy will see Tesla batteries deployed in [...]
There’s a power and performance war at the sharp end of today’s hot hatchback segment, one that Ford seems to have sidestepped with the newly facelifted and updated Ford Focus ST. Is it faster than is its forebear, launched in 2012? You bet. But rather than juicing up the Focus ST’s outputs and acceleration prowess as [...]
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I’m currently in the basement of the Indianapolis Art Museum, making preparations for my project coming in August. Upstairs in the museum, there’s a fantastic exhibit of concept cars and one-offs called Dream Cars which we’ll cover in detail soon — but right now I want to talk about just one: the Electric Egg. Read more...