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Tesla halts Model S production to retool for Model X

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

$100 million upgrade aims to boost output by 25 percent.

Suicide Attack Escalates Libya Violence, Oil Output Slips

Crude output slips for first time since port deal; fresh clashes in Tripoli and Benghazi. Brega oil port seen open in few days. A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan

The Weirdest Car Print Ads You've Ever Seen

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I know the 1980s were confusing, but can anybody explain why a Toyota Corolla would set loose a bunch of white mustangs? Read more...

Greenpeace Activists to Shadow Costa Concordia During Tow

With the departure of the Costa Concordia from Giglio scheduled for Wednesday morning, environmental activists plan follow along with the convoy as it travels through one of Europe's largest marine sanctuaries. The post Greenpeace Activists to Shadow Costa Concordia During Tow appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Subaru facing class-action suit over excess oil use

A recently filed lawsuit in federal court against Subaru of America and its parent Fuji Heavy Industries claims that several recent models burn an excessive amount of oil. The case, which is seeking class-action status, covers examples...Show More Summary

Rolling rumpus rooms and other van interiors of the National Truck-In

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Photos by the author. While the doghouse covers come off and show a few tarted-up small-block V-8s among the sea of six-cylinders between the front bucket seats, nobody really seems to care much about engines at a custom van show. After all, vans typically don’t go fast or hug corners like most hot rods and […]

On The Danger Of Flying Commercial Planes Into War Zones

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

From Foxtrot Alpha: After a rocket fired from Gaza landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport, US Airways, Delta and United have all cancelled flights into Israel, with one aircraft diverting mid-flight to Paris. The events of last week have reminded carriers just how deadly flying even high above an embattled areas can be. Read more...

Arctic Ice Melt Seen Freeing Way for South Korea Oil Hub

Melting Arctic ice is widening a path for ships to deliver European oil to Asia, stoking South Korea’s ambition to become a regional storage and trading hub. The post Arctic Ice Melt Seen Freeing Way for South Korea Oil Hub appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Sunken WW II Ship Oil Leak Plugged

Atlantic Coast Marine Group, Inc. successfully responds to World War II era motor tanker leaking massive cargo of oil into the Atlantic Ocean's waters. Beaufort,

After 3-Year Refit, FPSO N’Goma Installation Underway Offshore Angola

She was once the FPSO Xikomba, and prior to that she was known as the tanker Mosocean, and prior still as ESSO Bonn, a crude oil tanker owned by Exxon.  As of last week [...] The post After 3-Year Refit, FPSO N’Goma Installation Underway Offshore Angola appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Tesla Idles California Plant To Prep For Model X Production

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Fans of electric falcon-winged sport utility vehicles rejoice! The Tesla Model X is on its way. Tesla's Fremont, Calif. plant is in the process of retooling to produce what will likely be the hottest new SUV in America. Read more...

Meet the world's fastest cop car

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Don't even start with talk about the world's fastest cop car being in Dubai, because that's different. This is a real cop car, a Chevrolet Caprice PPV. It's Kevin Sullivan's daily driver, and it's awesome. Read more...

Track Analysis: Challenger V6 Track Pack, HEMI Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat

Getting decent conclusions from very limited data is the sort of thing of which Nobel Prizes are made. What you’re about to read won’t be Nobel-worthy; however, I believe it will help you understand how fast the Hellcat and how it compares to both the other Challengers and the external competition. I got a total […]

First 100 vehicles announced for Forza Horizon 2

With its September 30 release date just over two months away, Turn 10 Studios has slowly started releasing the car list for Forza Horizon 2, the sequel to 2012's Forza Horizon. While the final list will be on the smaller side, with just over 200 vehicles, as per usual, those that were selected are decidedly different from your average sports car. Show More Summary

Subaru facing lawsuit over oil-burning engines

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Some owners say their Subarus are burning too much oil.

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