(Paul Mirengoff) “Bernie Sanders’ goal is to transform the Democratic Party, which is already a European style social-democratic party, into a full-fledged vehicle for socialism.” So says Ron Radosh, and I agree. By running so well against Hillary Clinton, Sanders has made significant progress towards accomplishing this goal. Show More Summary
With German government’s announcement last week of incentives for EVs, Mercedes-Benz is reportedly preparing to launch four new uniquely styled electric vehicles by 2020. To take advantage of the government’s rebate scheme, as well as countering moves by BMW and Audi, Mercedes-Benz is said to be stepping up its investment in electric vehicles. Insiders have […]
The Toyota Land Cruiser is legendary for its prowess as a sport utility vehicle. The Lexus LX 570 is the premium brand's take on that SUV. The new body styling, updated transmission, and roomier interior are high points for 2016 – none...Show More Summary
A Statement Watch Dear Watch Snob®, I stumbled upon your column a few years ago, when the only time-telling asset I owned was my phone. Your witty style was what hooked me; it was the vehicle for the more technical watch knowledge I picked up from you. Show More Summary
The latest iteration of the Audi’s self-driving software has been programmed to be a little more human in its driving style, and a little more considerate too. Among the updates, Audi’s autonomous test vehicles will now drive more like humans regularly do. For example, the latest piloted driving software now more clearly signals its intentions […]
More power, longer range, and better styling, mean fewer tradeoffs for buyers who are interested in but still wary of electric vehicles.
When the Rasa hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle prototype was launched earlier this year, its unconventional styling was, for some, an acquired taste. At this weekend's London Motor Show Riversimple outlined the potential for an expanded...Show More Summary
A biker wanted to perfrom a complicated move called an ‘eight style wheelie,’ but lost control of his motorcycle, fell over, and was nearly smashed by the vehicle.
BMW is taking a highly interesting approach to vehicle electrification, of the partial and fully-fledged varieties. On the one hand, it makes the radically styled i3 hatch and i8 coupe, made with carbon-fibre in a sustainably-powered factory, and designed to shout an environmentally friendly pitch to the heavens. On the other, there are plug-in hybrid vehicles […]
It should surprise nobody that legendary rapper Tupac Shakur rolled in style. Check out this awesome Hummer H1, which a Boston-based auction house claims was 2Pac’s final vehicle purchase before his untimely death in 1996. If you’re a frivolous spender who’s okay with buying a highly compromised vehicle, and you’re a big fan of the rapper from Harlem, get on this. Read more...
We don’t want to give free HFOD passes to every vehicle like this 1934 Ford “Panther” for sale on Hemmings.com, but seriously, anybody who’s gonna hitch together two or more engines, Freight Train- (or tractor-pull-) style, and drop them into a street rod should probably get some sort of special recognition. This one seems rather […]
when you think of automotive 'purity', the 2016 range rover evoque td4 150 pure may not be the first vehicle springing to mind. for range rover, the ‘pure’ badge signposts the entry to its facelifted premium medium suv line-up. it’sShow More Summary
I’d always thought Czech brand Skoda offered solidly built vehicles with exceptional value for money, but I’d never been a fan of the rather clunky styling on display – until now. In fact, the latest 2016 Skoda Superb Wagon turns that notion on its head. This time, Skoda has produced a quiet, comfortable and ludicrously spacious […]
funky, fresh compact suvs, like the 2016 fiat 500x, really get to the heart of 'vehicle personalisation' in a way no other class of car seems to match. just like the diminutive 500 hatch before it, the 500x takes on the retro styling of fiats past and throws in a healthy dose of today’s safety and technology. Show More Summary
Roborace's autonomous Robocar looks like something from Tron, which makes sense because the vehicles share a designer. It'll hit the track as a support series for Formula E during the 2016-2017 season. Continue reading Roborace's autonomous...Show More Summary
The Volvo XC90 Excellence, the sort of vehicle which exists to convey you not just in luxury and style but taste, looks like the sort of thing Old Money people would get if they ever spent their Old Money on anything but private islands. It won’t cost old money prices, however, setting you back just $105,895 for the pleasure. Read more...
(Photo: Transmash-Omsk) If firefighters need to respond to a call to a bad neighborhood, this would be the way to arrive in safety and style. The Omsktransmash ??? is the Russian Army's new armored firefighting vehicle. It's a 60-ton tracked vehicle made from T-72 and T-80 tank parts. Show More Summary
Choices in personal mobility vehicles are numerous these days, many of which feature some form of electric motor or pedal assistance. The latest electric scooter to hit the streets adds a bit of fun by offering multiple riding styles. Show More Summary
In 2014, Volvo launched the second-generation XC90, a vehicle that showcased the company’s new styling language and its new range of fuel-efficient, four-cylinder engines. The Swedish overhaul continued in 2015 and 2016 with the introduction of the S90 and V90, which act as Volvo’s range-topping sedan and wagon, respectively. Show More Summary
Continuing its global style narrative, Scotch & Soda dreams up an African safari as the vehicle for its spring 2016 men’s collection. A 1970s attitude is married to festival mode for quite the outing. Tribal inspired prints and patterns dress power separates for the streetwear style aficionado. Show More Summary