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Hacking traffic lights for fun and profit!

In a few weeks, at WOOT (the USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies — an academic conference where security researchers demonstrate broken stuff), a team from the University of Michigan will be presenting a lovely paper, Green Lights Forever: Analyzing the Security of Traffic Infrastructure. It’s a short and fun read. In summary, it’s common for […]

Kia K900 - Driven

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Kia and luxury once went together like bleach and ammonia, but as we creep into the 2015 model year, things are starting to change. It started with cars like the Optima and Sorento getting more luxurious digs, then came to a head with the introduction of the Cadenza. Show More Summary

Toyota's Psy-style Waku-Doki ad inherits Japan's bizarre ad crown

A new Japanese Toyota ad featuring crisply suited businessmen driving into the jungle only to segue into a Psy-style music-video dance-off with a gorilla and natives is the latest car commercial to go viral. Jungle Wakudoki is the newest...Show More Summary

This Ferrari 250 GTO Could Become The World's Most Expensive Car

Ferrari seems to have a monopoly on the world's most expensive cars. A 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO took that title last year with a $52 million sticker price. Yet it could be on the verge of being usurped... by another 250 GTO. ALSO SEE: Compilation Of Supercars Starting Is A Great Use Of The Internet: Video A seller in Germany recently placed an ad on...

Recall Alert: 2004-2006 Suzuki Verona

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 26,000 model-year 2004-06 Suzuki Verona sedans manufactured between June 2003 and October 2005 The Problem: Heat may be generated within the daytime running lights module in the instrument panel, which could melt the module, possibly causing a...

The Triumph Daytona 675 Makes A Terrible Starter Bike

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The three cylinder Triumph Daytona is an incredible motorcycle, but an absolutely horrible choice for a beginner. Its not that a beginner physically couldn't ride a Daytona, they could, but it's too fast. Read more...

Recall Alert: 414,000 GM Sedans, Sports Cars, SUVs

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Vehicles Affected: More than 414,000 model-year 2011-12 Buick LaCrosse and Regal sedans, and Chevrolet Camaro sports cars, and 2010-12 Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs, all equipped with power height adjustable driver and passenger seats The Problem: The...

#15SecondsOfDrama Contest Winner Video

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

We at hate drama when it comes to car shopping — but we loved it when it came to our #15SecondsOfDrama contest in which entrants shot drama-packed videos to compete for $35,000 toward a new car. Sherri from Western...

Wireless Charging Coming To A Cadillac Near You: Video

Cadillac wants you to put your phone away. Well, all automakers do really, but Cadillac will soon offer you a bit of an energizing incentive to do so. The automaker has teamed up with Powermat to serve up a wireless charging pad in the 2015 ATS. After it makes its introduction on the ATS, the wireless charging option will move to the Cadillac CTS...

Auto Loans Are At Record Highs, Delinquencies Are Suprisingly Low

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Not long ago we reported that sub-prime loans on automobiles are making a comeback. Despite the fact that 32% of all auto-loans are going to sub-prime customers, the vast majority of car buyers are making payments just fine. Read more...

Images show long-wheelbase Cadillac ATS-L

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

GM kicks off "I'm coming with length" marketing campaign.

Petroecuador Tenders to Buy 3.84m bbls of Naphtha

State-run oil company Petroecuador has launched tenders to buy a total volume of 3.84 million barrels of naphtha for delivery in the coming month at Esmeraldas,

gCaptain Radio Episode 51: Who is Profiting Most From the Costa Concordia?

This week marks the 51st episode of gCaptain Radio, a weekly talk show discussion with gCaptain founder John Konrad and radio host Jeff Eckles.   gCaptain Radio is recorded each week and available to download [...] The post gCaptain Radio Episode 51: Who is Profiting Most From the Costa Concordia? appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

XtendFRESH Now Available from Carrier Transicold

The XtendFRESH atmosphere control system, which preserves quality and extends shipping distances for perishables shipped in refrigerated containers, is now available from Carrier Transicold.

Voith to Exhibit High Efficiency and DP Systems at SMM

At this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Voith will showcase propulsion systems and vessel concepts focusing on high efficiency and dynamic positioning even under challenging conditions.

Unified Emissions Monitoring: Turbulo Bluemon

Last month at Posidonia SKF Blohm and Voss Industries launched the Turbulo BlueMon emission monitoring system, a system that is designed to record all emissions on board ships via a single system.

I Visited Rezvani To Find Out If The Beast Was Real Or Vaporware

6 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We've had a bit of drama on here with the story of what's essentially a dramatically re-bodied Ariel Atom (well, for an Atom, maybe just bodied) called the Rezvani Beast. First I suspected some questionable PR, then we covered the story of a disgruntled designer for the company. But now I think it's real. Because I've seen it. Read more...

Volkswagen Recalls 2015 Golf and Golf GTI

Volkswagen issues a recall on select Golf and Golf GTI models for faulty stabilizer rod fasteners.

New Orleans, 1962

7 hours agoVehicles / Cars :

From the signs we can see in this January 1962 photo of Carondelet Street in New Orleans, which we came across on the Historic New Orleans Collection, this would have been the section of town we’d have most likely hung out in, what with an auto parts store, an engine rebuilder, a tire place, a […]

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