The Atlanta Fed third quarter GDPNow Forecast inched up today, primarily based on August motor vehicle sales. The GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the third quarter of 2015 is 1.5 percent on September 3, up from 1.3 percent on September 1. Show More Summary
CSX2287, the Simeone Foundation Daytona coupe, at Sebring in 1964. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Company, unless otherwise noted. This month’s Goodwood Revival in England is globally famous for the historic racing vehicles it attracts each year. This year’s edition, which runs from September 11-13 at the venerable British estate, will mark a first—the reunion of […]
Vehicle vanity plates are a form of expression -- albeit one often severely limited by the arbitrary decisions of state agencies. Last year, we covered a man's battle against New Hampshire's Dept. of Motor Vehicles for the right to be subjected to increased police harassment attach a "COPSLIE" license plate to his car. Show More Summary
The luxurious Model S sedan and Model X crossover helped start the conversation around Tesla, but the $35,000 Model 3 hopes to be the car that brings electric vehicles to the mass market. In a series of tweets Wednesday, Tesla Motors...Show More Summary
The supercar maker has revealed images and preliminary details about the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo, which will debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Like some concept vehicles developed especially for the Gran Turismo 6 game, the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo will not only be free to download and play, but it will also spawn […]
Motor vehicle sales rose a strong 1.5 percent to a 17.8 million annual rate in August. Redbook reports that last week’s retail sales fell to 1.3% on a year-ago basis, from the previous week’s 1.7%, as sales weakness continues. Markit’s PMI Manufacturing Index fell -0.8 points in August to 53.0. The ISM Manufacturing Index fell -1.6 […]
Tesla Motors has started to open up the ordering process for the Tesla Model X, allowing customers that made early reservations to choose the colors for the vehicle’s interiors and exteriors. The Model X’s debut is a big milestone for Tesla, which started operating about a decade ago selling an electric roadster. However, Tesla has
Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X is just weeks away from starting delivery, and now the electric SUV has been revealed in its final production guise. With Ludicrous Mode enabled, the vehicle will hit 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds and pass the quarter mile in 11.7 seconds. Bugatti is previewing its Veyron replacement with a supercar concept...
Every year, more than 30,000 people are killed in motor vehicle accidents in the US, and many many more are injured. Humans, in general, aren’t great drivers. Until dependable self-driving cars make their way into garages and driveways...Show More Summary
Enhanced Comfort Among Refinements for Industry’s Most Durable and Reliable Utility Side-by-Sides KENNESAW, Ga. – September 1, 2015 – Yamaha Motor Corp., The post Yamaha Announces 2016 Viking and Viking VI SxS Vehicles appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Tesla Model S (L) and Model X. We're getting our first taste of pricing and specs for the Model X, Tesla Motors first crossover utility vehicle. The Model X Signature edition will come with a 90 kilowatt-hour battery, an EPA estimated range of 240 miles on one charge, get to 60 mph [...]
Infiniti has given another teaser of its new Q30 hatch, this time showcasing the vehicle’s interior just two weeks ahead of the vehicle’s Frankfurt Motor Show debut. Taking a step away from the vertically oriented dual-screen interior of the larger Q50 sedan, the Q30 instead moves back to physical buttons for climate control and audio systems. Show More Summary
Apple continues to recruit talent to bolster its "Project Titan" team, which is rumored to be researching an electric vehicle. Over the past several weeks, the company has hired multiple employees from Tesla Motors, Texas Instruments,...Show More Summary
Is this the future of transportation? Fast, foot-powered vehicles have "cool factor" but a steep learning curve
Honda has released a teaser image of a cabin-less car that's set for a world premiere at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Dubbed Project 2&4, the vehicle will be powered by Honda’s MotoGP championship winning V4 engine... Continue Reading...Show More Summary
For a single day next month, locals and visitors will be able to experience Paris without motorized traffic, giving the city over to pedestrians and bikers....
Its system--an electric motor, lithium ion battery and control software--is installed in new vehicles or it can be retrofitted into vehicles that have already been on the road.
Motor Vehicle Administration and transportation authority get new leadership.
When Consumer Reports tests a vehicle, it provides a score for that vehicle along a set point scale. The folks at the influential magazine, already fans of Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S, just tested the latest Model S P85D and somehow it earned a score of 103... out of 100 points. The car was so good to them that it essentially re-wrote the...
A Motor City pawn shop hopes to make a killing by selling a 1968 Volkswagen van once owned by Jack "Dr. Death" Kevorkian. The vehicle, which Kevorkian used as a mobile office for an unknown number of assisted suicides, is being offered...Show More Summary