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Official: Daimler buys 25 percent of MV Agusta

BMW obviously builds motorcycles, and Volkswagen Group owns Ducati. Now, fellow German automaker Daimler is hopping into the two-wheel game by buying a 25-percent stake in Italian sportbike maker MV Agusta for an undisclosed price. According...Show More Summary

Colani: The Designer For All Your Scary Car Costume Needs

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's Halloween, so many of us are planning our elaborate going-out costumes, perhaps car-related, but all likely involving lots of extra shaving. But what about cars themselves? Don't they deserve scary costumes? Of course they do. And at least one designer, Luigi Colani, is doing his part. Read more...

Crowley Transports First of Eight New Pacific-Side Gates for Expanded Panama Canal

17 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s heavy lift barge 455 4 successfully delivered the first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion, marking the arrival of the first new gate on the Pacific side. The post Crowley Transports First of Eight New Pacific-Side Gates for Expanded Panama Canal appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Ghost Engine Haunts Dog In Bizarre Supercharged Toyota Ad

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There's very little to say about Toyota's 1G-GZE supercharged straight six. Well, except that it was a ghost and it appears to have haunted at least one innocent dog. Read more...

?The Fall of the House of Bertone

17 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In August 1996, 82-year-old Nuccio Bertone came home from a holiday in the south of Italy feeling poorly. Six months later, on February 26, 1997, he was gone. The man who had transformed his father's unnotable coachbuilding shop into...Show More Summary

2014 Formula One United States Grand Prix Weather Forecast

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

After a three-week break, Formula One is back on this weekend with the United States Grand Prix. And with just three races left this year, including this Sunday’s run, the tension between the top drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG is likely higher than ever. Hamilton currently has the edge over this teammate but an error...

Italy to End Migrant Rescue Operation in Mediterranean

18 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one rights group warned could lead to a "surge of deaths" in the Mediterranean. The post Italy to End Migrant Rescue Operation in Mediterranean appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Italy Ending Med Sea Rescues

Rights groups warn of risk of more deaths; EU mission Triton will have more limited scope. Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,

Video: World's Fastest Hearse now up to 1,300 hp, looking for more records

Unfortunately, for many people, a ride in the back of the hearse is the last chance they ever get to be in a car. In the case of "Madness" from AMS Performance, it could get folks to their final resting place faster than anything else...Show More Summary

Ram head blames Consumer Reports rating on customer ignorance

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Bob Hegbloom suggests buyers have not had a new truck in more than 10 years.

Open Diff: Have you ever driven a car that scared you?

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

At Second Creek, Colorado, in 1991. Even racing a Pinto with the stock fuel tank didn’t worry me. Photo by Lynette Koch. It’s that time of year again, when kids celebrate the mythical lifting of the veil between worlds by dressing in costume and going door-to-door on the hunt for candy. As adults, we know […]

What It's Like To Take Over Goodwood With A Ton Of BMWs

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Goodwood Estate lies on 12,000-acres of delightful English countryside that hides 32 miles of woodland routes and one very fast historic race track in the middle. Don't have a vintage Bugatti? That's ok, now you can drive BMWs all over the place. Read more...

Virgin Galactic Space Ship Two Suffers 'Anomaly' During Flight

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Virgin Galactic made a bold disclosure on their Twitter account this afternoon, saying their Space Ship Two had experienced an anomaly during a flight earlier today. They will release a statement soon, upon which we'll give the the details of the event. Read more...

Nissan previews sequential turbo system for next-gen Titan diesel

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

A small turbo provides boost at low rpm, while a larger unit increases pressure at high speeds.

People Went Nuts Grabbing Cash That Fell Off A Bank Truck On The Highway

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Highway I-270 near Urbana, Maryland had to be shut down for about 20 minutes this morning after a bag of cash fell off an armored car onto the fast lane. Apparently a lot of people were willing to forsake their own safety for some free money which, yeah, sounds about right. Read more...

Equinox Class Scrubber Systems Receive Certification

Algoma Central Corporation (“Algoma”), the largest Canadian shipowner and operator of domestic Great Lakes vessels announces that it has received all

ETC: 2015 BMW i8 sets everyone's tongues wagging in Northern Michigan

Like few other cars we can remember, people want to talk about the 2015 BMW i8. Drive one, and you'll soon find out what we mean. They stop you at gas stations. They accost you in Walgreen's parking lots. They stream out of neighborhood bars, beers in hand. At least, that was our experience this week during Autoblog's Technology of the Year testing. Show More Summary

Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan To 'Feature' In Japanese Rally

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Toyota is out to demonstrate the performance and reliability of its fuel cell technology by ‘featuring’ its first production fuel cell vehicle, the FCV, in a rally taking place in Japan this weekend. No, the FCV won’t be trying to set a time but will simply run the planned course in order to check the safety of the roads and dirt...

How You'd Option Your Troller T4, Possibly The Most Capable 4x4 For Sale

19 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Brazilian-made Ford-owned Troller T4 flaunts a dated look and basic appointments; but who cares about adaptive cruise control when you've got a 51º of approach angle? Take a pass at Troller's "Build Your Own" and show us how you'd set yours up. Read more...

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