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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata [w/video]

We get our first taste of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata in a pre-production, Japanese-spec model. Senior Editor Steven Ewing puts the new Miata through its paces along the gorgeous backroads of Spain. Continue reading 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata [w/video] 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:57:00 EST. Show More Summary

Chinese Yema T70 combines features of Land Rover, Touareg, Grand Cherokee

The new car will be powered by an engine with 1800 cubic cm capacity and either 132 or 160 hp. One of the Chinese automakers, Sichuan Yema, has recently launched its new car T70 that looks like three already produced cars. This company is based in Chengdu and has already used the previously employed designs

First Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf R [Review]

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Volkswagen's 4th R model packs more punch, less weight.

Audi Rules Out Models Smaller Than A3 In U.S.

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Anyone in the U.S. hoping for Audi to eventually bring over its A1 subcompact range is going to be disappointed, as the automaker has ruled out bringing over anything smaller than the A3 compact. This means we’re also going to miss out on the new Q1 subcompact crossover that’s currently in the works and due for a reveal in 2016. The...

First Drive: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

BARCELONA, SPAIN — Five lugs good, four lugs better! The first two generations of Mazda MX-5 (nee Miata) made do with four wheel lugs in classic small-car fashion, but the bulkier third-generation car and its seventeen-inch rolling stock required the addition of a fifth. Show More Summary

Saigon, 1969

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Via our Facebook page, reader Bob Carolan sent us this photo of Saigon in 1969, before its name changed to Ho Chi Minh City. No word on where exactly, but that’s okay because we have plenty of carspotting to keep us busy. And if you’re really in the mood, you can start in on identifying […]

What's The Best Race Track On Public Roads?

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Contrary to popular belief, many race tracks are still extremely accessible for public consumption, whenever the public feels like it. And that's because these race tracks are actually still public roads. Just, you know, when no one's racing on them. Which is a wonderful thing. Read more...

Japanese Shipbuilder Secures Orders for Record 20,000 TEU Containerships

23 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. says it has secured newbuilding orders for 11 containerships with a TEU capacity of 20,000, marking the first-ever orders for ships that size. The post Japanese Shipbuilder Secures Orders for Record 20,000 TEU Containerships appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

USCG Updates Rules for Arrival/Departure Notices, AIS

Final rule on vessel requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification System published in Federal Register   U.S. Coast Guard

Wayne Taylor Racing Loses 3rd Place At Rolex 24 For Drive Time Violation

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Turns out, the Wayne Taylor Racing team actually did go over the maximum time allowed for team member Jordan Taylor to drive in the last hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. IMSA announced today that they will move WTR to last place in the Prototype class results for the violation. Read more...

Rosneft Pulls the Plug on 2015 Arctic Drilling Plans

Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft will not be able to resume drilling in the Kara Sea this year after Western sanctions halted its cooperation with ExxonMobil in a major setback for Moscow's energy ambitions The post Rosneft Pulls the Plug on 2015 Arctic Drilling Plans appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Seaway Heavy Lifting Cranks Out Three Heavy Lift Installs in a Week

Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has been getting a serious amount of boxes checked off lately while operating in the Bay of Campeche off Mexico.  Within the span of a week, [...] The post Seaway Heavy Lifting Cranks Out Three Heavy Lift Installs in a Week appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

BOEM Issues Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), announces the availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

NAO Secures PSV Contracts with Oil Major

Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) informs that it has secured platform supply vessel (PSV) contracts with a major oil company.   NAO’s two new contracts with are for four months firm periods,

First 2016 Chevy Volt commercial rocks us to sleep

The first commercial for the 2016 Chevy Volt is here and you should watch it... especially if you're suffering from insomnia. Continue reading First 2016 Chevy Volt commercial rocks us to sleep First 2016 Chevy Volt commercial rocks us to sleep originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:30:00 EST. Show More Summary

Honda investigates death; Takata airbag prime suspect

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

A ruptured airbag inflator is suspected in the death of an Accord driver involved in an otherwise minor accident.

Video: 2015 Subaru STI Rally Car Has Fun On The Snow

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

It’s 2015, which means it’s a brand new season for rally racing across the globe! While that may include the high-dollar hijinks of Sébastien Ogier and the World Rally Championship, you and I can get our own taste of sideways-through-a-forest-with-the-throttle-pinned action with Rally America. Show More Summary

The Ten Best Cars You Never See On The Road Anymore

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Remember these? When was the last time you saw one? Read more...

Toyota Prius V - Driven

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The Prius has certainly made a name for itself in the nearly 15 years it’s been around. Toyota has sold tons of them all across the globe. As the market started wanting more, Toyota came out with this: the Prius V, which according to...Show More Summary

Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Unveils Plan to Tackle Congestion, Energy Efficiency

Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Jon Slangerup on Thursday unveiled his plan to tackle unprecedented congestion issues that have plagued the port over the past several months. The post Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Unveils Plan to Tackle Congestion, Energy Efficiency appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

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