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Michael Bay Bringing Cosmic Motors To The Big Screen

Michael Bay is certainly no stranger to making movies based around shiny vehicles - that was basically the impetuous behind all four Transformer titles. And while the director has said that he won't be back for the inevitable Transformers 5, that doesn't mean he's done playing around with flashy cars. Show More Summary

Beyond the car: Ultra-fast, ultra-efficient motoring with the Acabion Da Vinci

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Peter Acabion, of Acabion GTBO fame, has released details of his next concept vehicle – an ultra-efficient, 1,200 mpg, 650 km/h, solar electric successor to the car. With four enclosed wheels, a transforming aerodynamic tail, a jet fighter...Show More Summary

Are We On The Verge Of An Electric Car Battery Breakthrough?

Investment pundits think that Tesla Motors is on the verge of achieving something big: A battery cheap enough to make electric vehicles cost-competitive with conventional cars. The post Are We On The Verge Of An Electric Car Battery Breakthrough? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Michael Bay Plans 'Cosmic Motors' Movie with 'Machete' Writer

Kyle Ward has signed on to write the adapted screenplay based on Daniel Simon's 'Cosmic Motors' concept art book featuring futuristic vehicles. [...]

Brush Hour: The World's 7 Neatest & Sweetest Street Sweepers

Street sweepers might not have the celebrity clout of other motorized vehicles but you'll appreciate them every time one of those “cool” cars doesn't leave you in its dust.

From our museum to the beach: Hemmings prepares vehicles for the third-annual Race of Gentlemen

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

The Hemmings Motor News 1934 Ford one-ton wrecker. Although Hemmings Motor News will not have a vehicle competing in this year’s third-annual Race of Gentlemen, we are one of the corporate sponsors and will be attending the event with a few period-correct vehicles normally seen in our auto museum at Hemmings Motor News headquarters in […]

2016 Cadillac SRX To Be Built In Tennessee

Cadillac is set to introduce an all-new SRX for the 2016 model year, and production of the vehicle has been confirmed for General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Spring Hill plant in Tennessee. The current SRX is sourced from a plant in Mexico. GM is in the process of upgrading the former Saturn plant, which in addition to the new SRX will also...

This forgotten Chrysler was its bid for Humvee contract

Today, the Humvee might be as associated with the dead automotive brand from General Motors as it is with the hard-working truck that has long served as one of the backbone vehicles of America's military. But Autoline host John McElroy...Show More Summary

GM to make Mexico-built Cadillac SRX crossover in Tennessee: UAW

General Motors Co will build the Cadillac SRX crossover vehicle, now made in Mexico, at its plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, where the company once built vehicles for its defunct Saturn brand, the United Auto Workers union said. GM will...Show More Summary

GM To Make Mexico-built Cadillac SRX Crossover In Tennessee: UAW

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co will build the Cadillac SRX crossover vehicle, now made in Mexico, at its plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, where the company once built vehicles for its defunct Saturn brand, the United Auto Workers union said. Show More Summary

NJ dealer faces prison for selling flood-damaged cars with fake titles

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Motor Vehicle Commission employee also faces sentencing, along with dealer salesman.

There's A Lot More Fuel In The Tank Than You Think

By Adam Levine: Overview and Thesis Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and electric vehicle power train components. The company operates a network of 80 stores and galleries in North America, Europe and Asia. Show More Summary

GM Ignition-switch Fund Receives Claims For More Than 100 Deaths

By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - A program to compensate victims of crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles has received claims for 107 deaths as of Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for the lawyer overseeing the program. Show More Summary

Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser is back in Japan

last weekNews : The Newsroom

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

Tata approves plans to codevelop two SUVs with Land Rover

Over the course of this year, rumors have been building about Jaguar Land Rover and its parent company, Tata Motors, co-developing vehicles, especially SUVs. Up until now, the Indian company has generally left its luxury arm's tech and expertise alone. Show More Summary

The Counter-Strike Airsoft Robot

[Jon] and his brother converted an RC car into a robot that can fire airsoft pellets into the air. The little motorized vehicle was disassembled and a handheld was attached to the top. A pulling mechanism was put in place and a safety...Show More Summary

Saleen Foursixteen keeps Tesla Model S P85?s 310kW motor

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Saleen, a company with a heritage of tuning American muscle cars, has decided to try its hand with another American-made performance vehicle by turning the Tesla Model S into the Saleen Foursixteen. The Saleen Foursixteen is based on the fastest factory Tesla Model S, the P85. Under the hood there’s a three-phase, four-pole AC motor [...]

Recalls have almost no effect on used car prices

This has been a bad year for recalls. The US auto industry broke the record for repair campaigns months ago, and with about 25.8 million vehicles needing fixed, General Motors has gotten close to 2013's total full-year figure of 27.96-million recalled cars all on its own. Show More Summary

U.S. federal prosecutors questioning GM lawyers on vehicle recalls: source

last weekNews : The Newsroom

General Motors had issued a report in June which detailed how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths but largely pinned the blame on what the report described as incompetent lower-level employees, leaving top brass untouched.

U.S. Federal Prosecutors Questioning GM Lawyers On Vehicle Recalls: Source

By Emily Flitter (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors have learned that lawyers for General Motors Co were present at key meetings during which information about problems with some of its vehicles were discussed, a source close to the investigation said. Show More Summary

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