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Mitsubishi Exits Cruise Business; Books $357m Loss

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced its decision to book an extraordinary loss from its cruise ship business in the company's consolidated financial

Mercedes-AMG Buys 25 Percent Of MV Agusta

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

A couple of weeks ago we brought you news that Daimler, through its Mercedes-AMG performance brand, was looking to acquire a stake in Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta. Well, it’s been confirmed today that Mercedes-AMG will in fact buy 25 percent of MV Agusta. The two have also signed a cooperation agreement on a long-term...

Deadspin How Muhammad Ali's Rope-A-Dope Myth Suckered America | Gawker A Child's Treasury of This Ye

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Deadspin How Muhammad Ali's Rope-A-Dope Myth Suckered America | Gawker A Child's Treasury of This Year's Most Offensive Halloween Costumes | io9 10 Tropes Involving Fantasy Weapons That Should Die In A Fire | Kotaku School Tries To Recreate Studio Ghibli Food Read more...

Official: Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series to debut in LA for $260k

Driving a Porsche should feel like a privileged experience. But if you need one with extra space in the back, and have been turned off by the success of the Panamera that has made it ubiquitous, you may be intrigued by Porsche's latest...Show More Summary

Arctic Oil: Bourbon to Enter Arctic Market in 2016

Bourbon plans to enter the growing Arctic Offshore market in 2016 with a new Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel built by the Vard shipyard. This AHTS (Anchor

Mitsubishi Books $357m Loss in Exit from Passenger Vessel Business

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced its decision to book an extraordinary loss from its cruise ship business in the company's consolidated financial

I Think I Found The Most Adorably Insane Way To Die

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you want to go out in a blaze of adorable, tiny glory, I think I'd suggest a rocket-powered Peel Trident. Of course, the goal of this particular one wasn't ending it all, but rather setting the record for the fastest Peel ever: a 78.48 mph 1/4 mile. Read more...

Libyan Government: Ports, Oil Fields Safe

Libyan oil ports and fields are safe and under government control, the country's interior minister said on Friday after visting the eastern Brega port. "This

China to Import 335 MT of Naphtha, Wants More

China is set to import more than 335,000 tonnes of naphtha and diesel, rare moves for the world's no. 2 oil consumer given it has been self-sufficient at meeting domestic oil product demand,

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1977 Pontiac Firebird Formula

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

While we don’t see any engine photos for this 1977 Pontiac Firebird Formula for sale on Hemmings.com, from the P code in the VIN (and from our sources), it appears that a Pontiac-built 350 – as opposed to an Oldsmobile-built 350 or a Chevrolet-built 350, both of which were inserted into Pontiacs that year – […]

Spotlight Shines Brighter On Takata Airbag Failures

Investigators unearth more reports of deaths and injuries linked to catastrophic detonations of Takata’s airbags; the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sets a deadline for the supplier to submit related documents; and attorneys urge a U.S. Show More Summary

See Europe or North Africa – slowly, behind the wheel of a Citroen 2CV

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

On the road in Spain. Photos courtesy 2CV Adventures. The problem with modern life is this: for many, the pace is far too fast, from the daily commute in high-speed (or alternately, no-speed) rush hour traffic to the necessities of multi-tasking via desk phone, cell phone, email, and instant messenger, often simultaneously. What better way […]

Junkyard Find: 1985 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Colony Park Station Wagon

The popularity of the full-size station wagon went into steep decline during the course of the 1980s, thanks to competition from minivans and less truck-ish SUVs, and there wasn’t a particularly compelling reason to get a Mercury wagon...Show More Summary

Fiat Set to Spin Off Ferrari via IPO; Marchionne to Remain in Charge

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Photos by author. If there were any questions regarding Sergio Marchionne’s intention’s with Ferrari, the cat, er, prancing horse, is now out of the bag. Long on debt, short on cash and attempting to re-invent itself with a significant investment in the next few model years, Fiat (officially Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV as of October […]

Spoon – 'The Underdog'

20 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. Read more...

Official: Land Rover to build Discovery Sport at new Brazilian factory

Looking forward to getting your mitts on a new Land Rover Discovery Sport? Well you should, because it promises to be a markedly better product than the Freelander/LR2 it replaces. Just don't assume it will necessarily be built in the...Show More Summary

Total CEO: EU Must Fight US Crude Export Law

First major public appearance of new Total head; he challenges European politicians to fight US ban. The new head of French energy major Total challenged Europe to fight Washington over the U.

Ship Emissions: Chevron Lube Gains Key Approval

A new Chevron Marine Lubricants 100 BN cylinder oil, which is designed to offer ship owners the ability to achieve the latest emissions legislation, has received full sign off from a key engine maker.

Asia-Euro Box Rates Jump 88 pct

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe jumped 88.2 percent to $1,312 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday,

Somali Pirates free Indian Sailors after 4 Years

Somali pirates have freed seven Indian sailors detained for close to four years in exchange for an undisclosed ransom, Somali officials and a maritime monitoring group said on Friday.

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