Caresto is a Swedish company that specializes in automotive design, development, and building prototype cars. If you could do all those things, and you told me you wouldn’t at least want to try building a Batmobile , I’d have trouble believing you, especially now that Caresto has built what may be the most amazing actual, drive-able Batmobile ever. Read more...
Somewhere in China, a man on a scooter’s quick thinking saved his bacon as tons and tons of truck came barreling down on him, after what looks like a catastrophic brake failure. Read more...
In Part One, we looked at Adolf Rosenberger’s success as a businessman and racer, his seminal role in the creation of Auto Union, and his vital role in the founding of Dr. Ferdinand Porsche’s design agency in 1931. We also reviewed how...Show More Summary
They’re on a little break right now, but Volkswagen plans to saunter back to America’s door, flowers and chocolates in hand. As the diesel emissions scandal plods along to its buyback conclusion, the automaker plans to woo U.S. buyers with desirable products and a less confusing brand strategy, Automotive News reports. Show More Summary
The Jeep brand is Fiat-Chrysler’s biggest money maker, so it’s no wonder that CEO Sergio Marchionne is scattering factories around the world like a sailor’s offspring. The company’s head honcho outlined his business plan for the brand...Show More Summary
Tooling revisions are said to be focused on the body shop and paint operations.
Unlike those namby-pamby half-Segways, this hoverboard actually, you know, hovers and whathaveyou.
We'd planned on doing this test ourselves, but ricin and willing interns are harder to come by than you might think.
Big Bowtie's midrange sports car will go on sale this summer in both coupe and convertible variants.
By Noah Davis (Bloomberg) — Loïck Peyron will spend the next month crossing the Atlantic Ocean, something he has done several times before. But this time, he will never be exactly sure of his position. He’ll rely only on the same devices that sailors hundreds of years ago used to steer their ships. Show More Summary
We like the Chevrolet Camaro SS so much we named it the Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2016. We cited value as one of the reasons we chose the Camaro SS as our best of 2016, but for 2017 it won't offer quite as much value. If ordering guides that have hit the web are any indication, the Camaro SS and the rest of the lineup will see a price bump...
A couple weeks ago, we started following the restoration of the Ford GT40 Mk II that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Rob Kaufman, owner of classic car dealer RK Motors Charlotte, purchased the car, chassis number P1046, in 2014 and enlisted the services of Rare Drive, Inc. of East Kingston, New Hampshire, to restore this legend. Not that the car...
Elio Motors is once again offering a reservation bonus worth 50% of your money, up to $500 for a $1,000 non-refundable deposit. Continue reading Elio brings back 50% reservation bonus worth up to $500 Elio brings back 50% reservation bonus worth up to $500 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 May 2016 13:59:00 EST. Show More Summary
Properly equipped and thanks to new heat management tech, the latest Toyota Prius will tow a trailer up to 1,600 pounds. Continue reading 2016 Toyota Prius can tow a 1,600-pound trailer, for some reason 2016 Toyota Prius can tow a 1,600-pound trailer, for some reason originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 May 2016 12:59:00 EST. Show More Summary
The Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix played its usual trick of an exciting first few corners followed by a procession. Continue reading F1 Race recap: 2016 Russian Grand Prix same as it ever was F1 Race recap: 2016 Russian Grand Prix same as it ever was originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 May 2016 12:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Ferrari's new CEO, Sergio Marchionne, confirmed his company will build a Spider version of its range-topping LaFerrari hypercar. Continue reading Sergio Marchionne confirms Ferrari LaFerrari Spider Sergio Marchionne confirms Ferrari LaFerrari Spider originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 May 2016 13:22:00 EST. Show More Summary
Given how attractive the new A4 sedan is, we're expecting a lot from the new A5 coupe. Continue reading New Audi A5 to debut in Ingolstadt on June 2 New Audi A5 to debut in Ingolstadt on June 2 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 May 2016 13:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
They tend to work better in some cities than others , but we can all agree that using those subway cop-outs known as streetcars to knock down a bunch of giant pins is easily the best use of taxpayer money. Read more...
The revival of Yamaha during the last three years has been remarkable. A series of rapid-fire product releases has done wonders for the company’s image, with the biggest boost coming from the MT-07. The sporty 689 cc parallel twin—called the FZ-07 in the US—has sold by the shedload in Western markets. Show More Summary
The outspoken executive succeeds Amedeo Felisa, who will retire after 26 years with the company.