Ask a modern-day teenager about what car he would like to own and the answer will most likely include names such as the Ferrari LaFerrari and the McLaren P1. And 10 years ago it would’ve have probably been the Bugatti Veyron and the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. Show More Summary
In 1995, Audi released the A6 as the replacement for the outgoing 100 sedan and wagon. Two years later, Audi added in a twin-turbo V-6 and a V-8 to help compensate for the wheezy naturally aspirated engine the A6 originally came with. Show More Summary
The Scion brand has slipped away from the cutting edge in recent years, and Toyota’s planning a significant product push in the next 12 months to rejuvenate the lineup with fresh ideas and fresh sheet metal. Despite rumors, however, don’t look for a crossover from the youthful brand. Show More Summary
Online configuration tools have done a lot to help car companies sell optional extras by letting potential buyers see how a car would look in the different colors offered and with certain of the optional equipment, but it seems that they will soon be getting even better. Show More Summary
Cadillac has given its ELR hybrid coupe a serious refresh for 2016, with more power and better handling, more standard interior tech, and most importantly, a $10,000 lower price. The changes are a vital lifeline for the struggling two-door, designed to bring it back from the dead in terms of sales. Show More Summary
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews escorted Dockwise’s 674-foot Curacao-flagged semi-submersible heavy lift ship Blue Marlin to its anchorage location in Port Angeles, Wash.
The 674-foot semi-submersible heavy lift ship Blue Marlin arrived Friday to its anchorage in Port Angeles Bay, Washington with Shell's arctic-bound oil rig Polar Pioneer. The post Shell Rig Arrives in Washington Sans Greenpeace Activists appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
As the horsepower wars go into overtime, McLaren has thrown its sizable hat into the ring with the 650S, a world-beating super-coupe that is faster than anything made by Italy short of the LaFerrari. However, the previous generation 12C may be the best supercar value, ever. Read more...
A semitruck full of boxes of honeybees rolled over on a highway in Lynnwood, Washington early Friday morning. Can you imagine? A semitruck full of boxes of honeybees, rolling over on a highway, of all places? Well, be(e)lieve it! Read more...
Garmin nuvi 52LM 5" GPS w/ Lifetime Maps for $76
Yes! This shot is real, and not from inside a cockpit, either. Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 pilot and avid skydiver Joost Luysterburg of Performance Designs is going to tell you exactly how this crazy encounter came to pass: Read more...
Audi is launching a plug-in hybrid version of the long-wheelbase A6 L it makes in China, pairing a 2.0-liter turbo four to an electric motor. It bows at the Shanghai Auto Show exclusively for the Chinese market. Continue reading Audi...Show More Summary
The factory utilizes 92 robots and 250 workers to help assembly 1,500 V6 engines every day.
Cars are perhaps the most obvious outward indicators of our economic situations. Sure, some people might be barely making those monthly Lamborghini lease payments, and Walmart’s Sam Walton drove an old-ass pickup truck, but that’s not usually how it works. Read more...
The sedan will show its final production form.
Despite positive growth momentum, the container shipping industry continues to suffer new, big ship deliveries with no let-up to the ordering frenzy, according to a new report published by Drewry [...] The post Drewry: History Repeating Itself with Container Shipping’s Continued Addiction to Ships appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The end of the week has arrived, and that means it’s time for Letters to Doug, a weekly segment wherein you send letters to Doug and Doug grumpily replies to them. Read more...
The configurator for the 2015 Dodge Viper GTC is a fantastic time waster. With 25 million possible combinations of body colors, stripes, upholsteries and other bits of trim, the custom coupe can fit anyone's style. Continue reading Dodge...Show More Summary
At a glance, Yamaha’s re-issued SR400 is virtually indistinguishable from its vintage counterparts. Which is probably why it’s so popular. It has all the charm associated with the iconic SR designation, with the added benefits of fuel injection and ‘new bike’ reliability. Show More Summary
A new ship for Norwegian shipping firm Nor Lines has become the world’s first vessel to sail from Asia and Europe solely on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The ship, name [...] The post Nor Lines Newbuild Completes Longest Ever LNG-Powered Voyage appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.