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Capsule Review: 2015 Honda Fit, Grandma Edition

(N.B. This review was penned by my grandmother, Yvette Lerner, posted under my account) When my husband, daughter (Derek’s Mum) and I left England in 1962, we left behind a beautiful MG Magnette. Upon arriving in Canada, my husband went out and bought the first car he could find with a V8 engine. Show More Summary

Wärtsilä, Diesel United Renew Pact

Wärtsilä and Diesel United Ltd in Japan have signed a ten-year renewal of their co-operation agreement for the sale, manufacturing and servicing of Wärtsilä

Providence, Rhode Island, 1970s

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

The City of Providence’s online photo gallery doesn’t have much context on these handful of photos depicting the city’s downtown during the Seventies, noting only the streets (Washington Street above, Dorrance Street below and at bottom), but they appear mostly typical of daily commuter traffic. Watch out, grannie! What do you see here?

?Mercedes-AMG Just Snagged A Stake In Motorcycle Maker MV Agusta

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The rumors are true. Daimler has purchased a 25 percent stake in Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta through its AMG performance arm, putting it (a quarter) on par with Audi, which purchased its rivals at Ducati in 2012, and of course BMW which has had its own motorcycle brand since the 1920s. Read more...

Featured: Five cursed and haunted cars

Any kid lucky enough to grow up in Detroit is familiar with the Henry Ford Museum. It's huge, full of shiny things and a great place to take a child and let them burn off some energy. After several field trips and weekend outings however, the dusty concept vehicles and famous aircraft tend to lose their punch for youngsters. Show More Summary

National Gas Prices Hit $3

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

The average national price for regular unleaded gas today was poised to drop below $3 a gallon for the first time in nearly four years, falling nearly 8 cents the past week to $3. The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report...

What's Your Scariest Driving Story?

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We've all seen some crazy stuff on the road. A narrow brush with a deer, traffic-cone slalom gone bad, or maybe you can hear the screams of the damned every time you click on your air conditioner. We want to hear all your scariest driving stories. Read more...

Almost Home

Besides the better pay, work rules, and benefits, one of the reasons that so many young pilots aspire to fly for one of the remaining legacy network airlines is the variety of flying available to its pilots over the course of their careers. Show More Summary

2015 Audi Q3 Review

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

"The 2015 Audi Q3 looks like an Audi, drives like an Audi and has the real-deal Audi experience on the inside — and it drinks gas more like its larger Audi brethren," said Cars.com reviewer Joe Bruzek. Check out Bruzek's...

We're Hanging Out With Ferrari Challenge Racers All Weekend

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We may have accidentally made Ferrari Challenge one of Jalopnik's favorite motorsports, but perhaps for the wrong reasons. There's more to the series than "LOL RICH GUY CRASHES CAR " and we're here with winning driver Carlos Gomez to prove it. Read more...

St. Lawrence Seaway Will Stay Open, For Now

11 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Unifor, Canada’s largest union has extended the strike deadline imposed to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) this week meaning the vitally-important maritime shipping artery will remain for the [...] The post St. Lawrence Seaway Will Stay Open, For Now appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Rumormill: Is Land Rover developing an all-electric Tesla Model X rival?

Tesla will soon put its all-electric Model X crossover on sale, and if it's anywhere near as successful as the brand's four-door sedan the Model S, then it'll be a hell of an attention getter for mainstream automakers. Land Rover isn't...Show More Summary

Ferrari hit with $3.5M fine for failing to report fatal accidents

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The Italian luxury brand is accused of violating reporting requirements over a period of three years.

MARAD: Putting Alternative Power for Ships to the Test

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is testing state-of-the-art, environmentally efficient technology onboard the Training Ship (TS) Kennedy. The National Defense

Aston Martin wins NHTSA exemption to new safety rules

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The British marque will now have until 2017 to bring its lineup into compliance.

The Ten Greatest Frankenstein Cars Ever Created

11 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's Halloween, so let's celebrate the wildest and greatest Frankenstein cars ever built. Read more...

2015 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X Review

12 hours agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Nissan offers the Frontier for those looking for a mid-size truck without having to pay the full-size truck price if they don’t need it. The 2015 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X is built for those who need to get off the beaten path and away from civilization. The PRO-4X is still one of the most capable off-road […]

Breaking: NHTSA fines Ferrari $3.5 million for missing reports

Ferrari will pay a $3.5 million penalty for family to comply with oversight requirements set forth by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The federal agency that oversees road safety in the United States announced Friday morning that Ferrari had not submitted early warning reports for the past three years. Show More Summary

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