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BMW X5 M & X6 M Teaser, Lotus Exige S, High-Performance Kia K900: Today’s Car News

The second-generation of BMW’s X5 M and X6 M performance SUVs is just around corner, with a debut likely to take place at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next month. Right on cue, a teaser video for the new vehicles was released today. Lotus’ striking Exige S gets an automatic transmission starting from January. Unfortunately the car is...

Time To Visit Norway! Beautiful Time-Lapse Shows Everything From Deep Fjords To Northern Lights

Norway is one of these European countries that you should definitely visit. The country has so much to offer thanks to its unique landscape, plus the people are also nice.....

Ex-PR chief Vines accuses Ford of bugging cars, phones

Jason Vines, former head of communications at Ford among other automakers, is accusing the Blue Oval of bugging his company phone and his car during the Firestone tire recall for the Explorer in 2001. The allegations have come to light...Show More Summary

Get Creative In The Kitchen! This Is How You Make Beatles Pancakes!

I have sometimes trouble making normal pancakes, so seeing artist Nathan Shields sketch Paul, Ringo, George and John from Beatles with pancake batter for his kids is just awesome! or....

On Tesla, Michigan And Factory Stores

Bloomberg’s op-ed “Detroit Fights Innovation — Again” is not about the Detroit Three of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler [merger consummated Oct 12th] or even manufacturers, but about Michigan and (indirectly) automotive dealers. It makesShow More Summary

Recall Alert: Evenflo Embrace Child-Safety Seats

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

Car Seats Affected: 202,346 Evenflo Embrace rear-facing infant-safety seats equipped with an AmSafe QT1 buckle with the following model numbers: 30711365, 31511040, 31511323, 31511400, 3151198, 3151953, 31521138, 46811205, 46811237, 48111200, 48111215, 48111215A, 48111218, 48111234, 48111235, 48111235A, 48111462, 48411391, 48411391D, 48411392,...

My Dinner With Some Dodge And SRT Engineers

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This past week I managed to spend some time with the new lineup of Chargers and the engineers that helped make them. Though they rejected my offers to provide dinner, I did manage to sit down with them for a meal and a series of inane questions, delivered with intensity and a light mist of masticated food. Read more...

Audi's full RS lineup to be electrified by 2020

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Quattro exec suggests hybrid systems, electric turbochargers will be necessary to hit emissions targets.

Audi is recalling more than 850,000 A4 sedans from model years 2013 to 2015 globally, including 102,

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Audi is recalling more than 850,000 A4 sedans from model years 2013 to 2015 globally, including 102,000 in the U.S. The problem is faulty airbags. Not those airbags, different airbags. I can't even with all these recalls. Read more....

U.S. Navy Contracts 12 Rapid Response Skimmers

Kvichak Marine won a US Navy contract for 12 30-ft.Rapid Response Skimmers (RRS) for delivery over the next 18 months, with options for up to 30 additional skimmers to be delivered through 2019.

He Lived.

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's unclear exactly how many times Jerry Yeoman's car rolled after punching through the barrier at this drag strip. A conservative estimate puts it at a dozen. Read more...

Dodge Viper ACR Concept Headlines Mopar’s 2014 SEMA Fleet

This year’s SEMA show is just a couple of weeks away but we’ve been given an early look at what’s destined to be one of the stars of the upcoming tuning fest. Revealed today is the Dodge Viper ACR Concept, which unashamedly previews the ultimate track-focused but street legal version of the fifth-generation model. The last Dodge...

UASC Targets Expansion to Beat Container Market Blues

UASC expects to reach volume of 2.35 mln TEU in 2014 Global carriers still struggling with weak conditions United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is on a major expansion drive,

Damen Delivers Fourth Seismic Chaser to Rederij Groen

Dutch offshore services company Rederij Groen has taken delivery of the ‘7-Waves’, the second of three identical Seismic Research Support Vessels ordered from Damen Shipyards Group.   The third vessel [...] The post Damen Delivers Fourth Seismic Chaser to Rederij Groen appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Airbus Will Help Design The Next America's Cup Yacht

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Airbus has announced that it will collaborate with the defending champion of the America's Cup, Oracle Team USA to design the next yacht for the team. But w hy would a company that designs and builds commercial jets want to get into the sport of yacht racing? It makes more sense than you might think. Read more...

Ecoships Claims 15% Ship Efficiency Gain

Ecoships introduced a customized version of the Six Sigma DMAIC approach to process and performance evaluation in order to optimize the energy-efficiency of the vessels under its management.

Porsche rules out Macan, 911 hybrids

Believe it or not, between the 918 Spyder, the Cayenne and the Panamera, Porsche offers more plug-in hybrid models than any other brand. Yes, Porsche. But don't expect that trend to continue. At least, not in the immediate future. According to Top Gear, the E-Hybrid powertrain in the Cayenne and Panamera is too big to fit into the smaller Macan. Show More Summary

Next Wrangler will embrace aluminum, but not unibody, sources claim

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Latest report contradicts recent comments by FCA chief Sergio Marchionne.

Ex Ford PR Head Says Ford Bugged Phones And Spied On Employees

9 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? Read more...

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