Backed by popular demand, McLaren is considering building a convertible version of the 675LT after all, with lower weight, more power, and a higher price than the 650S Spider. Continue reading McLaren could make 675LT Spider after all McLaren could make 675LT Spider after all originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:29:00 EST. Show More Summary
When you want to buy shares in a company and you don’t want to sound like a doofus, you use the ticker symbol that it’s listed under. Ford is simply F, Microsoft is MSFT, and a random French bank is CRAP. When Ferrari goes on sale on the New York Stock Exchange in just a few weeks, it’ll be under RACE. Read more...
The BTCC finished its season in traditional style at Brands Hatch on the full GP loop. Coming into the finale 5 drivers had a mathematical chance of winning, though in reality Gordon Shedden, driving a Honda Civic and Jason Plato in a VW Passat CC were the favourites. Read more...
I woke up naked and freezing, stretched around a heater like some desperate, heat-starved lizard with a headache so strong I was sure I’d been put to sleep by a frying pan to the face. A typical morning—until I noticed the Rocky Mountains instead of my Babes & Big Rigs calendar in the window. Welcome to van life. Read more...
Volkswagen’s chief in the United Kingdom told representatives Monday that cars in that country likely wouldn’t need expensive urea tanks retrofitted to those cars to comply with emissions standards, AutoCar reported. Volkswagen’s managing...Show More Summary
Here are a few of my vintage Atari 2600 games and their controllers. If you were anything like me, you couldn’t wait to reach driving age, get your license and hit the road. Though many of us spent our formative years in cars, it was as passengers, since we weren’t legally allowed to drive one […]
The crossover has been lifted by six inches, outfitted with 32-inch tires and clad in unique bodywork.
Uber and Lyft are fighting potential legislation that would mandate fingerprint background checks for its drivers in Austin, TX. Continue reading Uber and Lyft fight fingerprint requirements in TX Uber and Lyft fight fingerprint requirements in TX originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:45:00 EST. Show More Summary
With the ULSTEIN S182 design, ULSTEIN introduces a new dynamically positioned multipurpose construction vessel suitable for shallow water operations. Main design
Toyota worked with Subaru to give the world the FR-S/GT-86, and the idea clearly helped spur a desire for more sporting vehicles in the automaker's lineup. Competition from Mazda with the new MX-5 could also be putting pressure on the brand to make its next sports car light, inexpensive, and a proponent of the slow-car-fast philosophy. It's just a...
ROCKWOOL Technical Insulation has introduced a range of lightweight stone wool fire boards suitable for maritime and offshore applications. This product range, new generation SeaRox FB 6000,
Eco Marine Power’s (EMP) Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) System, a wind and solar power solution for ships, has been granted a patent in Japan, paving way for commercial production.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s enters Damen Shiprepair Brest for a scheduled 3-week refit and maintenance program. The shipyard, located in Brest, France, has recently completed a number of upgrades to prepare the yard for cruise ship retrofits. The upgrades have included the installation of a new fire and cooling water supply system, an upgraded sewage system, and […] .
United Auto Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles facilities will vote next week on a newly proposed contract to cover 40,000 workers, the Wall Street Journal reported. Workers will have until Oct. 20 to review the proposed deal, which was reached last week before a threatened strike. Show More Summary
When it comes to classic British roadsters like the MGB, there's only one address, and that's Frontline Developments. Xcar swings by to see what the crew is up to. Continue reading Xcar visits the MGB resto-modders at Frontline Developments...Show More Summary
Two young men, both high, were killed when their wildly speeding Renault Clio hit a church wall and crashed. The whole incident was recorded by the passenger, and was released at the request of the young mens’ families. It’s sobering and disturbing. Read more...
Details about the small, rear-wheel drive Toyota S-FR coupe concept have been revealed in the Japanese media. According to a report published in a Japanese automotive magazine, and republished by S-FR Forums, the S-FR will be powered a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine. The 2NR-FKE engine, which is used in the smaller Japanese domestic market Corolla, has […]
A record amount of cargo passed through the Panama Canal in fiscal year 2015, the Panama Canal Authority has announced. The ACP reports that in 2015, a record 340.8 million ‘Panama Canal tons) (PC/UMS) passed through the Canal, marking an all-time record for the 101-year-old waterway. The spike represents a year-on-year increase of 4.3 […] .
A second software program may have been used to help cheat emissions tests.
Foss Maritime has opened a new office and the formed a project management group aiming to support its customer base headquartered in Houston. John Tirpak