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
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
Volkswagen's 4th R model packs more punch, less weight.
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...
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
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 […]
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 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.
Final rule on vessel requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure and Automatic Identification System published in Federal Register U.S. Coast Guard
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...
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 (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.
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), announces the availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
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,
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
A ruptured airbag inflator is suspected in the death of an Accord driver involved in an otherwise minor accident.
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
Remember these? When was the last time you saw one? Read more...
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 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.