Editor’s Update: Tesla.fr redirected to the BMW i site this morning when I saw the post on the Tesla Motors Club forum, but it is no longer doing so, with only the BMW favicon still showing in the browser bar. So, I’m assuming whoever...Show More Summary
Just as Top Gear prepares for its reboot this Sunday, news regarding the demise of another popular British motoring show has emerged. Famous racing driver and television host Tiff Needell revealed via Twitter that filming had wrapped up on the last episode of Fifth Gear. So busy enjoying Mille Miglia forgot to point out @FifthGearTV on @ITV4 on...
The new 2017 Renault Grand Scenic people-mover has been unveiled today, joining the smaller Scenic that was revealed earlier this year at the Geneva motor show. Today’s unveiling also brings reaffirmation that Renault Australia is exploring the Grand Scenic’s potential for a local launch, although a decision is still to be made. Available with both five- […]
All-Star Weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway has always been interesting. You never know what you’re going to get. Unfortunately, Saturday brought confusion to everyone involved, even the sport’s FOX broadcast partner. Sprint Showdown/Sprint All-Star Race Holy cripes. Saturday marked new formats for the Sprint Showdown and Sprint All-Star Race. Show More Summary
Motor Trend’s YouTube show “Roadkill” has been a consistently excellent source of automotive idiocy for years. In 49 episodes they’ve lived many our jalopy dreams by putting monster engines in weird cars and using a Sawzall with extreme prejudice. Now we get to see their terrible fleet together in a ten-car showdown! Read more...
The fourth-generation Renault Clio was unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show with a significantly redesigned body and interior as well as brand-new and updated engines. Unlike its predecessors, it didn’t receive three-door hatchback and sedan versions, being offered only as a five-door hatch or five-door estate. Show More Summary
You know your road trip is a shit show when crossing the highest mountain range in the lower 48 on three cylinders counts as a good day. Read more...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Long before he won the Indianapolis 500, Al Unser was an up-and-coming 25-year-old sprint car driver who had showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch his older brother try to qualify. Unser still remembers the feeling of awe when he drove through the tunnel beneath the track. “I had never seen […]
The once-dead manufacturer kept its new car covered at the London Motor Show, but here's an image of car, chassis and engine. Continue reading TVR shows off its new carbon fiber chassis TVR shows off its new carbon fiber chassis originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 20 May 2016 08:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
One of the oldest nameplates on the market, the Phantom Coupe Series was launched in 2007, when Rolls-Royce introduced the Drophead model at the Detroit Auto Show. The standard Coupe version followed in 2008, at the Geneva Motor Show. Show More Summary
All images are from the brochure collection of Hemmings Motor News The “Glamour Bird” was on the attack in 1968, as this unusual piece of dealer educational literature shows. Not intended for public consumption, the eight-page stapled leaflet was likely meant to go in a Ford salesperson’s three-ring binder, and would educate him or her […]
AP: A judge said Tuesday that Kansas can’t require people to show proof of U.S. citizenship when registering to vote for federal elections at motor vehicle offices. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled that the state’s proof-of-citizenship requirements likely violate … Continue reading ?
(AP) — A judge says Kansas can't require people to show proof of U.S. citizenship when registering to vote for federal elections at motor vehicle offices. Robinson said that more than 18,000 eligible voters would be disenfranchised in the November federal election under the Kansas law.
The 991-generation Porsche 911 was launched in 2011 as a replacement for the 997-gen model, which was produced between 2004 and 2012. Unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, it features an entirely new platform, only the third since the original 911 came to be in 1963. Show More Summary
At the London Motor Show, Riversimple shows off images of a four-seat car and a work van, previewing its hydrogen line-up after the Rasa. Continue reading Riversimple unveils two new hydrogen fuel cell models in London Riversimple unveils two new hydrogen fuel cell models in London originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 May 2016 11:33:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Specific DNA sequences that are rich in the DNA building block guanine in the yeast species, Schizosaccharomyces pombe, can form four-stranded DNA. In a study, researchers also show that the motor protein Pfh1 can unfold these DNA structures and thus contribute to maintaining an intact genome.
After many, many months and many, many silly names, our ex-Top Gear chaps have finally come up with an official name for their new Amazon Prime motoring show. And guess what? It's not cheeky or ridiculous! [Pause for dramatic effect. Keep pausing. Vroom vroom.] It's going to be called The ... More »
It’s been a while since we last heard about alleged plans for a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette. A test mule for what appeared to be a mid-engine model of some sort was spotted at a General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] proving ground in early 2015. Since then the rumor mill has been quiet but Car and Driver has managed to dig up a few new details...
General Motors has issued a stop-sale order on nearly 60,000 Chevrolet Traverses, GMC Acadias and Buick Enclaves because their fuel economy labels show inflated figures. Worse yet, the company says it has already sold tens of thousands of vehicles with the misprinted MPG figures. Read more...
Amazon has rolled out a promotion to celebrate the naming of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond's new motor show, called The Grand Tour. Available until May 16, this promotion sees the cost of Amazon Prime slashed to just £59 for the year. Show More Summary