Here is some stuff in the news today...RIP Anton Yelchin, whose New York Times obituary is here. The young actor was killed in what was described in early reports as a freak auto accident, but it may not have been so "freak" after all,...Show More Summary
All Times Eastern Auto Racing 24 Hours of Le Mans, Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France Sunday Morning — FS1, 2:30 a.m. Conclusion — FS2, 7 a.m. Beach Volleyball AVP Tour New York City Open — NBC, 4:30 p.m. College Baseball College World Series, TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, NE Bracket 2 TCU vs. Texas […] The post Viewing Picks for June 19, 2016 appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Remember when Volkswagen showed off the Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Wave Concept at the 2015 New York Auto Show, along with the Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Denim Concept, the Volkswagen Beetle R-Line Concept, and the Volkswagen Beetle...Show More Summary
The Monaco Grand Prix, Formula One auto racing’s flagship event, took place on Sunday and left its mark on the tiny Mediterranean principality. At under two square kilometres Monaco is small enough to fit into New York’s Central Park and is crammed with condominiums, casinos, banks and hotels. It has a [...]
If Nissan's GT-R is Godzilla, the 600-horsepower GT-R NISMO is Mechagodzilla. On Friday morning, Nissan unveiled the 2017 GT-R NISMO, the most extreme version of the "new" GT-R that debuted at the New York Auto Show in April. SEE ALSO: Maserati's Ghibli S Q4 sparkles, bellows and dazzles. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Recalls related to Takata air bags, which have already led to the largest auto recall in U.S. history, keep growing. Takata joins a list of notorious product recalls, some of which were handled better than others by the corporations involved. Here’s a look at some other headline-grabbing recalls: FORD PINTO […]
It has been a couple of months since we saw the Mercedes-AMG GLC43 making its debut at the New York Auto Show, so it’s no surprise that Mercedes has been caught testing the upcoming GLC63 in the wild yet again. This time around, the car has shed most of its camo and is now much closer to being production ready than before. Show More Summary
Paul Simon has been busy promoting his first album in five years titled Stranger to Stranger. Recently, he teamed up with Fred Armisen of Portlandia fame at the New York Auto Show to talk about it for a short sketch. The odd duo of Simon and Armisen starred in a Saturday Night Live sketch that... Show More Summary
May 11--Atlantic Avenue in East New York, a Brooklyn neighborhood not far from John F. Kennedy International Airport, isn't exactly picturesque or inviting. It's a six-lane road carrying heavy trucks past auto dealers, fast-food restaurants and
NEW YORK -- The latest generation of Night Vision from Swedish auto safety-system supplier Autoliv can detect and highlight large animals such as deer, a big real-life improvement over earlier systems, which could pick up pedestrians but not animals. Another big improvement, at least potentially: the company is also working to [...]
Mercedes' high-flying AMG performance division is on top of its game these days. The company unveiled a series of new models at the 2016 New York Auto Show in March. They range from a C63 Cabriolet to more practical models like the E43...Show More Summary
New York police could soon be equipped with “Textalyzers,” devices that scan drivers’ phones to detect whether they were texting, and thus driving with distraction, in the moments leading up to an auto accident. What do you think?
“An account of a tour though East New York reads like a Dickens parody. Walk the streets and you’ll pass scrapyards; junkyards; auto dismantlers; methadone clinics; prostitution motels that charge by the hour; seventeen mental health facilities; fifteen drug-treatment facilities; twelve homeless shelters; half-way houses and three-quarter houses.”
Alan Reynolds The New York Times reports the auto industry “will be hard pressed to meet its [federal government] target of 54.5 miles per gallon in 2025,” despite spending billions on fuel-saving technologies. Average mileage for vehicles...Show More Summary
It looks like the makers of three-wheelers are trying hard to get the attention of car and light-truck consumers. Last month, at the Chicago Auto Show, Polaris had a couple of trikes on display. Immediately adjacent to the Slingshot display, Campagna was showing its T-Rex and newly introduced Harley-Davidson-powered VR13R. Show More Summary
Funny or Die correspondent Kady Ruth Ashcraft visited the 2016 New York International Auto Show where she tried to touch every car on display.
The new Spyker C8 Preliator has had its North American debut at the New York auto show. First revealed at this year’s Geneva motor show, the C8 Preliator is powered by a 4.2-litre Audi V8. Fitted with a supercharger, the German engine now produces 386kW of power at 6800rpm and 600Nm of torque at 3500rpm. […]
The 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 is the first high performance variant of the new, 10th generation E-Class. It has been on display at 2016 New York International Auto Show. What’s New The Mercedes-AMG E43 is a step above the regular E-Class, which debuted earlier this year at the 2016 North American International Auto Show. Unlike the […]
At the 2016 New York Auto Show, Chevy's Al Oppenheiser confirmed that if you take your new Camaro SS and have an issue, GM will have your back. Continue reading Camaro chief: If your car breaks on track, GM will fix it Camaro chief: If your car breaks on track, GM will fix it originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:15:00 EST. Show More Summary