GM, Ford and Chrysler won't be at this year's Tokyo Motor Show.
Ford, General Motors and Chrysler will miss the Tokyo Motor Show for the third time running. The ‘big three’ from Detroit have not shown at the Japan event since 2007. Poor sales figures have been cited, but the carmakers initially turned down the invitation back in 2009 due to the onset of the Global Financial Crisis. Show More Summary
Kia Motors is having a busy year, reloading with seven all-new or refreshed vehicles this year, not the least of which is the 2014 Kia Soul that we first saw at the New York Auto Show. If you believe Kia World, a fan site, an all-electric version of the Kia Soul could be coming as [...]
A discovery made in fish could aid research into motor neuron disease. Scientists have found that a key hormone allows young zebrafish to develop and replace their motor neurons – a kind of nerve cell found in the spinal cord. The discovery...Show More Summary
NASCAR 's longest show, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, will take place on the 1.5 mile quad-oval track with 24 degree banking Sunday, May 26 in Concord, North Carolina. Since the first race in 1960, the 600 mile race has thrilled fans and worn out drivers. Show More Summary
The Detroit 3 automakers, made up of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, will be absent from the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, making this the third time in a row that the American brands have skipped the event. The first was in 2009, during the height of the financial crisis and ensuing bankruptcy of two of the Detroit 3 automakers. Speaking with...
By Tom Spurgeon looks like Motor City was something of a hit. It's a good time for cons, in nearly all of their various incarnations. it's ICAF and Phoenix and Vancouver this weekend. Keep an eye on Vancouver... that's a town everyone...Show More Summary
Remember a few months back when Mitsubishi unveiled its G4 Concept at the Shanghai Motor Show? Well now, we have the production version of that and it comes in the form of the Mirage sedan. The Mitsubishi Mirage sedan, or Attrage as it’s known as in Thailand, will go on sale there in June. There [...]
1960 DB4GT “Jet” Coupe. All images courtesy of Bonhams Auctions. Looking to show a Gran Turismo version of its DB4GT at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin hired Italian design firm Bertone to create such a car from the last DB4GT chassis produced in the 1960s. The task was given to a young Bertone [...]
A lightweight Ferrari 458 Scuderia with up to 450kW is expected to be revealed at September’s Frankfurt motor show, according to a US report. Car and Driver reports that sources in Italy have suggested the Ferrari 458 Italia Scuderia will bring with it … Continue reading ? The post Ferrari 458 Scuderia expected at Frankfurt: report appeared first on CarAdvice.
It's been about a month since we first saw the Mitsubishi Concept G4 at the Shanghai Motor Show, but now the automaker has revealed the first images for the sedan in production trim. Wearing the Mitsubishi Attrage nameplate, this sedan will go on sale this summer in Thailand and could eventually makes its way to the US. Show More Summary
The recent retail sales report showed a surprise gain in motor vehicle sales. Sales jumped 1% in the month of April after a 0.6% decline in March. Overall retail sales also surprised to the upside. Based on the increase in motor vehicle sales and low oil prices, investors may see this as a good time [...]
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Pinin Farina Cabriolet. Photo courtesy The Elegance at Hershey. Introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1957, the Ferrari 250 GT Series I was a true grand tourer, meant to span the gap between the Italian automaker’s racing cars and a full-on luxury touring car. Only 40 Series I [...]
November’s Tokyo motor show will reportedly host the unveiling of at least one half of the mid-sized sports car collaboration between Toyota and BMW. US publication Motor Trend reports a concept of the new sports car – most likely Toyota’s … Continue reading ? The post Toyota-BMW sports car concept headed for Tokyo motor show: report appeared first on CarAdvice.
The BMW 1 Series Gran Turismo (GT) has been spied in a new seven-seater guise parked inside one of the brand’s test facilities. Based on the 4350mm-long, five-seat BMW Concept Active Tourer unveiled at the 2012 Paris motor show, the seven-seat BMW 1 … Continue reading ? The post BMW 1 Series GT: seven-seater MPV spied appeared first on CarAdvice.
BMW and Toyota may be fighting for recognition as the world's most valuable auto brand, but the two carmakers are perfectly chummy behind the scenes. Earlier this year, the companies announced a partnership that would result in new technologies and platforms, including talk of a top-shelf sports architecture. Show More Summary
This video shows the development of the frontal and temporal regions of the cerebral cortex in preterm infants during the last three months before the normal time of birth, turning from red to blue as it matures. The primary motor and...Show More Summary
Tesla Motors' first-ever profit sent its shares soaring to new heights. But a closer look showed something surprising: A big chunk of its revenues came from the sale of tax credits to other automakers. In this video, Fool.com contributor...Show More Summary
Posted on 05.18.2013 06:00 by Kirby Garlitos A lot of folks expected Pagani to introduce a new model at the Geneva Motor Show. But that didn’t happen. Instead, the Italian automaker showcased a new and extremely expensive option that customers can add to the Pagani Huayra. Show More Summary
We've seen it (in concept form, in officially rendered form, in flat black, and in Martini Racing livery), we've heard all about it's 4.6-liter V8 with 608 horsepower, buoyed as it is by twin electric motors, its sophisticated all-wheel drive system and carbon fiber monocoque chassis. Show More Summary