Subaru has carved a niche in the vast automotive industry by doing one thing: equip every single car it sells with an all-wheel-drive system. That's minus the BRZ, of course, which features rear-wheel drive. How does Subaru's system actually work? Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to tell us just that, and he breaks down how all four...
at long last, holden will finally have a full-sized, road-biased family suv on dealership forecourts in mid-2018, with the arrival of the new acadia. designed and built by gmc in north america, there's little doubt this is an suv for the "soccer mom" set. Show More Summary
he 2018 holden equinox is vital for the brand, replacing the captiva suv as holden's alternative to mazda's cx-5 and the toyota rav4. holden is in the midst of a historic transformation as the brand shifts from local manufacturing to a fully-imported lineup. Show More Summary
As the Trump administration preps to renegotiate the trade pact, the U.S. auto industry is telling the White House that their German and Japanese competitors also depend on low-cost countries to supply cheap cars and components. In other words, everyone's doing it, so don't mess it up for us.
That's a lot of expensive, hand-built models. Continue reading 300,000th Mercedes-Benz G-Class built after 38 years 300,000th Mercedes-Benz G-Class built after 38 years originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
One of the most famous names in the motorcycle world is back on the auction block. Continue reading VW has received several tentative bids for Ducati VW has received several tentative bids for Ducati originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
There won't be enough time for everyone here at Motor Authority to collectively scrape change, empty piggy banks, and check couch cushions. But, boy, do we wish we had all the couches, piggy banks, and change cups to buy this. By "this," we mean the very first street-legal McLaren F1 sold in the United States. To start, there were only 106 McLaren...
Magna-Steyr's Austrian factory behind the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has reached a milestone after producing the 300,000th example of the boxy, brick of an off-road SUV. We say "boxy" and "brick" lovingly because there's no confusing the G-Class for anything else, which is likely one of the reasons why the SUV has been so successful. Although the...
Cosworth has been absent from Formula One racing since 2013, but the company has reportedly signed on to frame new engine rules past the year 2020. In doing so, Cosworth may be poised for a return to F1 in 2021. The Northampton, England-based engineering company has signaled its optimism about the forthcoming rules and regulations, and according...
MONTREAL, July 20 (Reuters) – Canadian authorities are treating the discovery on Thursday of four men hiding in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal as a case of illegal entry, officials told Reuters. The men, in their 30s, suffered...Show More Summary
Searchers have located that the wreck of the missing fishing vessel Destination which sank in the Bering Sea in Februaryh with the loss of all six crew members, the Coast Guard said Thursday. The wreckage was located with the help of two NOAA ships at the request of the U.S. Show More Summary
Harley Marine Services has welcomed its newest vessel, Dr Hank Kaplan, to its Puget Sound fleet on June 22. The vessel has a length of 80', a beam of 36' and a depth of 13'7" and is equipped with two 3516C marine propulsion engines that deliver a combined 5,350 HP.
holden’s 2018 performance flagship has been officially revealed for a post-home-grown commodore world that will see no eight-cylinder engines, manual gearboxes or ss badges. as previously confirmed, the new model will ditch the bent eight for a twin-turbocharged v6 matched only to a nine-speed automatic with power channelled to all four wheels. Show More Summary
Volvo Cars has bought into Lynk & Co, its nascent sister brand, and will also setup a 50/50 technology partnership company with Geely, its Chinese parent. The Swedish brand will take a “significant minority shareholding” in Lynk & Co owing, primarily, to the fact that the new brand will use platforms, drivetrains and technologies developed […]
The next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLE63 has been photographed undergoing testing near the Nurburgring. This latest GLE prototype wears roughly the same amount of camouflage as the non-AMG vehicle spotted in March this year. The most obvious of difference between the two cars is the AMG model’s single bar grille with the high performance marque’s now familiar […]
The monetisation of peer-to-peer charging for electric vehicles, a concept that has quickly taken off in overseas markets, is now in Australia. Sydney start-up Everty describes its online EV charger search and booking service as the “Airbnb of electric cars”. The start-up is not the first to offer an online tool for locating chargers both […]
The limited-edition Lotus Evora GT430 has been revealed, and is said to be the company’s most powerful road-going car yet. As its name suggests, the Evora GT430 features a retuned 3.5-litre supercharged V6 developing 321kW of power or 430 horsepower. In addition to this, torque has been upped to 440Nm. Drive goes to the rear […]
Elon Musk, ever the visionary, has reportedly received "verbal approval" from the United States government to build a Hyperloop through New York City, Philidelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. Musk's claim also references his Boring Company and Hyperloop merging to become one project—something he has hinted at in the past. The Verge first...
It has more lines of code than the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet.
Ford announced on Thursday that it's adding an even more hardcore F-150-based police car to its lineup. Following up on the F-150 Special Service Vehicle, the new Police Responder gets a twin-turbocharged power, a 10-speed automatic transmission, and enough suspension and brake upgrades to chase down criminals with aplomb. The F-150 Police...