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BMW's New M4 Convertible in 251 Photos and Videos

Here's a better and fresher look at BMW's new M4 Convertible, with this particular example personalized through the Bavarian firm's Individual program. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Aug 2014 | 9:09 pm

BMW's New M4 Convertible in 251 Photos and Videos

Here's a better and fresher look at BMW's new M4 Convertible, with this particular example personalized through the Bavarian firm's Individual program. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Aug 2014 | 9:09 pm

Capps wins Brainerd Wally; Coughlin advances to finals

Two weeks after rain brought a premature end to the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota, Ron Capps shut down John Force in the postponed final round of Funny Car eliminations.... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allpar.com/news/ for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News | 30 Aug 2014 | 9:07 pm

The Corvette Museum Will Fill Up The Entire Sinkhole After All

When last we heard about the sinkhole that engulfed part of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, museum officials decided to keep it open as a tourist attraction . Today, however, they changed their minds, and the sinkhole will be no more.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:32 pm

2015 BMW M4 Convertible Test Drive

Can BMW make the M4 Convertible to be as fun as its brother, the M4 Coupe? To find out, BMWBLOG headed over to Munich to sample, over a series of twistier and some high-speed cruising, the new 2015 M4 Convertible.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:22 pm

The sunniest Ferrari collection you've ever seen, shot for Forza mag

Filed under: Classics, Performance, Videos, Supercars, Ferrari There's a stable of about 40 beautiful prancing horses hiding in a Tennessee garage. These thoroughbreds aren't out to win the next Triple Crown, though. Instead, this is one of the best collections of Ferraris in the world where you would probably least expect it. Photographer and auto journalist Clint Davis went there to write a st ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:02 pm

Lee Duran of Lyme, Connecticut died today in a single car accident at the Lime Rock Historics earlie

Lee Duran of Lyme, Connecticut died today in a single car accident at the Lime Rock Historics earlier today. He was racing a vintage MG and lost control in the Downhill Turn. The race was black-flagged but the event continued. Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 30 Aug 2014 | 7:51 pm

SPIED: FIRST Pics Of The All-New Alfa Romeo Giulia Have Us BEGGING For MORE

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 30 Aug 2014 | 7:32 pm

Meet the king of car customisation - Afzal Kahn

Businessman and designer Afzal Kahn has a canny eye for an emerging trend, as his latest venture proves At first glance, A Kahn Design’s central Bradford HQ looks like any heavily glazed modern small office block, with tinted windows on the upper floors.But as you get closer, you notice the ranks of Jeep Wranglers on the forecourt and a handful of big Range Rovers. Walk inside and you’ll ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Aug 2014 | 7:01 pm

Meet the king of car customisation - Afzal Kahn

Businessman and designer Afzal Kahn has a canny eye for an emerging trend, as his latest venture proves At first glance, A Kahn Design’s central Bradford HQ looks like any heavily glazed modern small office block, with tinted windows on the upper floors.But as you get closer, you notice the ranks of Jeep Wranglers on the forecourt and a handful of big Range Rovers. Walk inside and you’ll ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Aug 2014 | 7:01 pm

TAHOE And SUBURBAN Fans Rejoice! Chevrolet To Offer Z71 Package For 2015

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:56 pm

EXPOSED! The Aston Martin Lagonda Is FULLY Unveiled, But There's A CATCH...

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:36 pm

New Honda XR-V is China’s HR-V Small SUV

This attractive little bugger is the Honda XR-V, a small SUV designed specifically for China. In North America, we get the similarly-sized but duller HR-V. Technically a crossover based on the same platform that underpins the new Honda Fit, the XR-V measures 4,275mm long, 1,770mm wide and 1,605mm tall, and has a wheelbase of 2,610mm. […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:14 pm

BMW M4 convertible first drive review

More visceral than the M4 coupé thanks to its more audible exhaust and the well-controlled swirl of air in the cabin, but its dynamics suffer slightly for the decapitation The new open-top BMW M4, a convertible whose manners have clearly been tamed for ambitiously rapid high-speed cruising. Like the M3 convertible before it, the BMW M4 convertible is a slightly troubling device for car lov ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:01 pm

BMW M4 convertible first drive review

More visceral than the M4 coupé thanks to its more audible exhaust and the well-controlled swirl of air in the cabin, but its dynamics suffer slightly for the decapitation The new open-top BMW M4, a convertible whose manners have clearly been tamed for ambitiously rapid high-speed cruising. Like the M3 convertible before it, the BMW M4 convertible is a slightly troubling device for car lov ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:01 pm

BMW M4 Cabrio: Fahrbericht So fährt das BMW M4 Cabrio

BMW schickt nach dem M4 Coupé auch das Cabriolet auf Kurvenhatz. Das erfreut mit Komfort und Sportlichkeit auf hohem Niveau. Fahrbericht!

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:01 pm

Read This: There are ways to sneak Tesla Model S into Russia for just 6.5M rubles

Filed under: Sedan, Russia, Tesla, Electric Tesla Fever has extended far and wide, winning over critics and everyday enthusiasts alike. The company is rapidly expanding its efforts both in its home market and abroad, but for some of its wealthy fans, that move isn't happening quite fast enough. Dmitry Grishin is one such enthusiast. The 35-year-old multi-millionaire founder of Russia's Mail.ru i ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:00 pm

There are ways to sneak Tesla Model S into Russia for just 6.5M rubles

Filed under: Sedan, Russia, Tesla, Electric Tesla Fever has extended far and wide, winning over critics and everyday enthusiasts alike. The company is rapidly expanding its efforts both in its home market and abroad, but for some of its wealthy fans, that move isn't happening quite fast enough. Dmitry Grishin is one such enthusiast. The 35-year-old multi-millionaire founder of Russia's Mail.ru i ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:00 pm

The new BMW M4 Convertible.

The arrival of the new BMW M4 Convertible (fuel consumption combined: 9.1–8.7 l/100 km [31–32.5 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 213– 203 g/km) sees BMW M GmbH making another alluring addition to its legendary high-performance sports car line-up.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:00 pm

Mercedes GLA45 AMG Tested Both On and Off Tarmac

You wouldn’t think the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG would be any good at anything even remotely related to off-roading, but you’d be wrong.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Aug 2014 | 5:42 pm

Mercedes GLA45 AMG Tested Both On and Off Tarmac

You wouldn’t think the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG would be any good at anything even remotely related to off-roading, but you’d be wrong.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Aug 2014 | 5:42 pm

Anti-UAW VW workers move to form own union

Filed under: Volkswagen, UAW/Unions The struggle over unionization at the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, TN, continues to get more complicated. There's now a second union fighting to organize at the plant; although this one is staunchly against the actions of the United Auto Workers. At the same time, the UAW is still signing up voluntary members to its recently created Local 42 at the facili ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 30 Aug 2014 | 4:01 pm

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Get Z71 Package This Fall

With zero fanfare, Chevrolet announced the return of the off-road oriented Z71 package to the redesigned 2015 Tahoe and Suburban.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Aug 2014 | 3:28 pm

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Get Z71 Package This Fall

With zero fanfare, Chevrolet announced the return of the off-road oriented Z71 package to the redesigned 2015 Tahoe and Suburban.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Aug 2014 | 3:28 pm

Nieuws: Duitse ontwerper 'ziet' Alfa Romeo Giulia

Geen Italiaan, wel een Duitser is verantwoordelijk voor de toch wel geslaagde pennentrekken die je hierboven ziet. Thorsten-Krisch - want zo heet de onafhankelijke ontwerper en monteur in kwestie - ziet er de nieuwe Alfa Romeo Giulia in die momenteel in de testfase verkeert, maar nog niet in volle glorie op gevoelige plaat kon worden vastgelegd. Of het productiemodel...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 30 Aug 2014 | 3:27 pm

How Hackable are Cars Today?

Last year, when hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek showed they could hijack the steering and brakes of a Ford Escape and a Toyota Prius with nothing but laptops connected to the cars, they raised two questions: Could hackers perform the same tricks wirelessly, or even over the Internet? And even more pressing: Is your specific car vulnerable, too? If you own a Cadillac Escalade, a Jeep Chero ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:50 pm

Report: Audi recalling 70k TDI models worldwide over braking problem [UPDATE]

Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Recalls, Crossover, Hatchback, Audi, Diesel Audi is issuing a recall covering some 70,000 vehicles worldwide, due to problems with their brake boosters. According to Automotive News Europe, diesel-powered examples of the A4, A5, A6, A7 and Q7 are all being called back due to this issue. The report indicates that while the brakes in these vehicles still function, the en ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Suzuki Vitara

The Vitara, one of Suzuki’s most iconic vehicles, was launched in 1988 as a compact SUV. Dubbed Escudo in Japan and Sidekick in the United States, the small crossover came to North America for the 1989 model year. The Vitara name, mostly used in Europe and some South American and Asian market, was introduced in the United States starting 1999. That’s when the second-gen Vitara was born ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Suzuki Vitara

The Vitara, one of Suzuki’s most iconic vehicles, was launched in 1988 as a compact SUV. Dubbed Escudo in Japan and Sidekick in the United States, the small crossover came to North America for the 1989 model year. The Vitara name, mostly used in Europe and some South American and Asian market, was introduced in the United States starting 1999. That’s when the second-gen Vitara was born ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:00 pm

Toyota Releases Pricing for 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

The 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series pricing is out and it looks like Toyota wants to make a statement.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 30 Aug 2014 | 1:36 pm

Saab Back From The Brink With Bankruptcy Protection

Just 24 hours after Saab appeared to be down for the count, the carmaker has been granted temporary bankruptcy protection by a Swedish court. The original application was dismissed by the court for being “vague and completely undocumented”, but a second attempt at getting the paperwork right was accepted yesterday. This means Saab’s owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden ( ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 30 Aug 2014 | 12:54 pm

Nieuws: De 10 heetste hatchbacks van de laatste jaren

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Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 30 Aug 2014 | 11:39 am

Jag Design Boss Ian Callum Reveals Customised Mark 2: Video

Jaguar design boss Ian Callum, responsible for the brand’s styling revolution that began in the mid 2000s, has revealed his own take on a much older Jag. Famous for asserting that Jaguars “should be perceived as cool cars”, Callum partnered with the UK’s Classic Motor Cars to restore and re-style a unique example of the iconic Mark 2 saloon. The result of 18 months in ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 30 Aug 2014 | 11:34 am

Ook Russen kiezen massaal voor automaat

Wie dacht dat alleen Noord-Amerikanen het schakelen liever aan de auto uitbesteden, heeft het mis. Ook in Rusland kiest men en masse voor een auto met een automatische transmissie.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 30 Aug 2014 | 11:32 am

F1 - Philippe Gurdjian est décédé

Philippe Gurdjian est mort vendredi, à l'âge de 69 ans. Il a été l'organisateur de plusieurs courses et il a supervisé la construction de Sepang et Yas Marina.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 30 Aug 2014 | 11:28 am

2015 Honda XR-V Revealed For China

China will get its own unique version of the new Honda HR-V as these images from the Chengdu Motor Show reveal. Known as the XR-V, the new compact SUV is understood to ride on the same platform underpinning Australia’s new HR-V, revealed first as the Vezel in 2013. Both models share an identical glasshouse and roofline, but this Chinese-market model is set apart from its global stablem ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 30 Aug 2014 | 10:43 am

Free Jeep bumpers and tire carrier

ExtremeTerrain is running a giveaway that ends on September 1, for the Barricade Trail Force HD Front Bumper and Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier. The rear bumper alone normally sells for $700-$800.  ... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allpar.com/news/ for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News | 30 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am

Alfa Romeo Giulia renders look too good to be true

Independent designer Thorsten-Krisch is sharing his vision of the highly anticipated 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, Mercedes-AMG GT, Volvo XC90: The Week In Reverse

The Dodge Challenger Drag Pak gets its first exposure to the public, Mercedes-AMG’s new GT sports car nears its official unveiling, and the 2016 Volvo XC90 has been unveiled in Sweden. It’s The Week In Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The Hellcat isn’t the only Challenger for some serious performance cred. In fact, if...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Rich Chinese lad prefers the colour baby blue

Thanks to Instagram you can get a look into the life of thousands of wealthy Chinese who keep on getting richer. Chinese are known for their special choices regarding supercars. The young money wants to be special and they go a step further then Europeans and Americans. Yao Zouhong is the perfect example of a lad who has more money than you can earn with a game of Monopoly.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:39 am

Video Finds: Truck-Loving Activities at Their Finest

Here are two truck videos with some cool content in a refreshingly unpretentious format.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am

Gereden: Ford Transit Courier 1.0 Ecoboost Trend

De nieuwe Ford Transit Courier is in de benzine-uitvoering precies 1.700 euro goedkoper dan als diesel. Dit betekent dat je zonder moeizaam onderhandelen met 15 % korting bij de dealer wegrijdt. Maar moet je dat nu echt willen, een bestelauto die benzine blieft?

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:10 am

Next BMW M5 Could Feature as Much as 625 Horsepower

BMW’s M5 is rumored to get a healthy boost in power while the rest of the 5-Series lineup gets some additional features both inside and out. That’s according to the German website Autobild, which reports the changes will come with the next generation of BMW’s full-size sedans.Leading the headlines is a rumored 626-horsepower M5 that will feature all-wheel-drive. Not much is know on how BMW p ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am

Kraftstoffpreise: Unterschiedliche Preisentwicklungen

Während die Kosten für eine Tankfüllung Super steigen, stagniert der Dieselpreis. Was steckt hinter der Entwicklung? Und wie kann man trotzdem sparen?Vor dem Kauf eines Autos stellt sich immer die gleiche Frage: Benziner oder Diesel? Die Antwort ist nicht leicht, sie richtet sich nach der jährlichen Fahrleistung, dem Budget für den Kauf und dem Motorenangebot des Wunschmodells. Und natürlich ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am

Next BMW M5 Could Feature as Much as 625 Horsepower

BMW’s M5 is rumored to get a healthy boost in power while the rest of the 5-Series lineup gets some additional features both inside and out. That’s according to the German website Autobild, which reports the changes will come with the next generation of BMW’s full-size sedans.Leading the headlines is a rumored 626-horsepower M5 that will feature all-wheel-drive. Not much is know on how BMW p ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 30 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am

2015 Haval H1

Smallest member of Great Wall´s SUV brand Haval debuts at Chengdu Auto Show. 1,5 petrol engine 106 hp or 1.5T in future 3898 mm / 1729 mm /...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 30 Aug 2014 | 7:46 am

Erster Rallye-Weltmeister Waldegaard gestorben

Björn Waldegaard, erster Rallye-Weltmeister der Geschichte, ist tot. Das teilte der schwedische Motorsportverband mit. Der Schwede, der 1979 nach der Einführung der Fahrer-WM erster Titelträger wurde, starb demnach am Freitag im Alter von 70...Rimbo (dpa) - Björn Waldegaard, erster Rallye-Weltmeister der Geschichte, ist tot. Das teilte der schwedische Motorsportverband mit. Der Schwede, der 19 ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 30 Aug 2014 | 7:29 am

Misha Designs previews Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG body kit

Misha Design is providing a preview of their upcoming body kit developed for the outgoing Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 30 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am

Nieuws: Honda maakt XR-V openbaar

Op de Chengdu Motor Show stelt Honda de XR-V voor, de Chinese versie van de Vezel die de in 2006 ter ziele gegane HR-V opvolgt. De kleine SUV toont uiteraard erg veel gelijkenissen met zijn donorauto, al zijn er ook visuele verschillen het opmerken waard. Zo zijn de achterlichten ranker en werden de bumpers aangepast - vooraan met geïntegreerde mistlichten en richting...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:54 am

Photoshoot with a 1113 hp strong Ford GT

A photoshoot with a more than 500 hp strong car is already very impressive. When the car has more than 1100 hp it's just insane! Rickadelic recently had a photoshoot with a beast that produces up to 1113 hp. The Ford GT was taken care of by Matechsports. The project took over 1,5 year but the result is great!

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:40 am

Rowan Atkinson can finally enjoy his McLaren F1 again

Actor Rowan Atkinson is known for two things. First of all his role as Mr. Bean and second his love for supercars. He owns one of the rare McLaren F1s which he crashed in August 2011. After sixteen months of work at McLaren, he finally got back his F1. Rowan Atkinson was now spotted in his car, he can finally enjoy driving his F1 again!

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:22 am

Vesta : la Lada du 21ème siècle

Le constructeur russe va prendre un nouveau départ l'année prochaine avec la Vesta, une inédite berline compacte préfigurée par ce show-car.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 30 Aug 2014 | 6:12 am

F1 - Hisense va sponsoriser Lotus

Le fabriquant d'électronique chinois Hisense sera sponsor de Lotus sur trois courses en fin de saison, à Monza, à Austin et à Yas Marina.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 30 Aug 2014 | 5:37 am

AutoWeekend Top-10: waar komt-ie vandaan?

Zaterdag, lijstjesdag. Elk weekend behandelen we een top-10, van goedlopende modellen tot de meest gewilde kleuren. Kortom: alles uit de autowereld samengevat in een lijstje. Deze week: de landen waar de meeste auto's worden geboren.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 30 Aug 2014 | 5:23 am

2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate spied 'Ring testing [video]

A 2015 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG prototype has been spied undergoing final testing on the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 30 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am

Huracán Takes On A Jet, Is Now A Proper Lambo: Video

The internet is great for all sorts of things, but is a wonderful resource if you happen to love watching races between Lamborghini supercars, and fighter jets. In its latest battle, the Gallardo-replacing Lamborghini Huracán takes on a Sukhoi Su-27 'Flanker', an enormous twin-engine Russian fighter jet. The result is, predictably, a little...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 30 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am

Wolff: Verzicht auf Stallregie «schwierige Entscheidung»

Nach dem Krisengipfel mit den Mercedes-Piloten Nico Rosberg und Lewis Hamilton hat Motorsportchef Toto Wolff den Verzicht auf eine Stallregie als «schwierige Entscheidung» bezeichnet. «Nico und Lewis sind unsere Heros. Wir wollen sie...Brackley (dpa) - Nach dem Krisengipfel mit den Mercedes-Piloten Nico Rosberg und Lewis Hamilton hat Motorsportchef Toto Wolff den Verzicht auf eine Stallre ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 30 Aug 2014 | 3:52 am

Range Rover Evoque SVR

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Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 30 Aug 2014 | 3:49 am

2016 Volvo XC90, 2016 Maserati Levante, 2015 Subaru WRX S4: This Week’s Top Photos

This week finally saw the covers come off Volvo’s new XC90, which is the first all-new design for the popular seven-seat SUV since the launch of the original model back at the 2002 Detroit Auto Show. The new one debuts in October at the 2014 Paris Auto Show and features a tasteful design that should prove compelling in the luxury SUV...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:30 am

Video: Jay Leno Takes a 1932 Ford Highboy Roadster for a Spin

Jay’s latest adventure takes a deep dive into hot-rodding history with this beautiful 1932 Ford Highboy roadster. But don’t pass this off as just another deuce coupe. No, this car is the deuce coupe. Jay has with him Bruce Meyer, the car’s restorer and current owner, who tells of a storied past barely imaginable.The story began in the late 1940s as U.S. soldiers were returning home from the ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Video: Jay Leno Takes a 1932 Ford Highboy Roadster for a Spin

Jay’s latest adventure takes a deep dive into hot-rodding history with this beautiful 1932 Ford Highboy roadster. But don’t pass this off as just another deuce coupe. No, this car is the deuce coupe. Jay has with him Bruce Meyer, the car’s restorer and current owner, who tells of a storied past barely imaginable.The story began in the late 1940s as U.S. soldiers were returning home from the ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 30 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Westcott racks up 6th Mopar Challenge victory

After taking a year off, Charlie Westcott Jr. came back to win his sixth Mopar Challenge trophy on Friday. He’s won three times in the past four years. Westcott Jr. drove his HEMI-powered 1968 “War Fish” Plymouth Barracuda to the... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allpar.com/news/ for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News | 30 Aug 2014 | 1:44 am

Buick Envision Mid-Size SUV Officially Revealed in China

Buick has finally received a mid-size SUV / crossover and you’re looking at it. Although designed primarily for China, the Buick Envision will reportedly be sold in North America (Canada and the U.S.). The images presented here show off much of the Envision’s exterior and interior. The interior has a very premium appearance and appears […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 29 Aug 2014 | 11:57 pm

Navdy’s Answer To Distracted Driving

Navdy, a San Francisco-based startup, announced a breakthrough Head-Up Display (HUD) aftermarket car console that allows drivers to access their smartphone’s apps while keeping their eyes on the road. Drivers are three times more likely to get into an accident when they take their eyes off the road to look down at a touchscreen. Built-in consoles like Android Auto and Apple Carplay are just big ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:44 pm

Report: Tesla Model S rentals in the UK are crazy expensive

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors, UK The bad news about trying to rent a Tesla Model S electric vehicle in the UK for a day is that it will run you about $580. The good news? You get 200 free miles worth of driving. The good news? Considering British fuel prices of about $9 a gallon and fact that the average fuel economy in the UK is around 38 miles per gallon, you're at least getting aroun ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 29 Aug 2014 | 8:54 pm

New versus used: Porsche Cayman S or Lamborghini Gallardo

The £64,000 Porsche Cayman S and £67,500 Lamborghini Gallardo are both desirable cars, but which should you pick if you're in the market? The second-generation Porsche Cayman is a five-star motor and today’s benchmark junior sports car.The 271bhp 2.7-litre version costs £39,694, and the 321bhp 3.4-litre Cayman S is £48,783. That you can debate their merits against the £73,509 911 Carre ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 29 Aug 2014 | 7:01 pm

New versus used: Porsche Cayman S or Lamborghini Gallardo

The £64,000 Porsche Cayman S and £67,500 Lamborghini Gallardo are both desirable cars, but which should you pick if you're in the market? The second-generation Porsche Cayman is a five-star motor and today’s benchmark junior sports car.The 271bhp 2.7-litre version costs £39,694, and the 321bhp 3.4-litre Cayman S is £48,783. That you can debate their merits against the £73,509 911 Carre ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 29 Aug 2014 | 7:01 pm

Cities With The Best — And Worst — Drivers

Statistics suggest some areas of the U.S. inherently breed more cautious drivers, while others tend to spawn some of the most accident-prone motor-vehicle operators on the road. If auto safety is your number one vehicular priority, move to Ft. Collins, CO, which boasts the safest drivers in the nation according to the annual America’s Best Driver’s Report conducted by Allstate Insurance Co. RE ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 29 Aug 2014 | 6:34 pm

Gebrauchtwagen-Test: Audi Q7 Beim Dicken purzeln die Preise

Achtung, SUV-Schnäppchen! Einen Audi Q7 gibt's nach neun Jahren zum Polo-Preis. Kann das gut gehen?

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 29 Aug 2014 | 6:00 pm

The Motor City, Motown and Jazz

The Motor City has done more than just put America on wheels. It’s also helped create much of the music Americans have listened to on their car radios. While perhaps best known for Motown - and today, rappers like Eminem - Detroit has also been a force in the jazz world, this weekend sponsoring the world's largest free jazz gathering, The Detroit Jazz Fest. TheDetroitBureau.com has more.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 29 Aug 2014 | 5:27 pm

Preview: 2015 Volvo XC90

After more than three years of development, Volvo has finally unveiled the next generation of the XC90. More than just a simple makeover of the SUV, the XC90 is the culmination of an 11 billion dollar overall investment in new product research and development for Volvo from its parent company Geely, and is the first all-new vehicle Volvo has developed since severing its ties with Ford. Moreover, t ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 29 Aug 2014 | 4:19 pm

Production Nissan IDx Sports Car will Lose Retro Good Looks

We loved the Nissan IDx Concept not only because it previewed a rival sports car to the Toyota GT86, Subaru BRZ and Scion FRS triplets, but also because it looked damn cool. Sadly, the production version will ditch the retro-good looks of the concept for something more contemporary. The IDx Concept was unveiled at the […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 29 Aug 2014 | 3:46 pm

2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 Road Test

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis aims for the luxury sedan segment.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 29 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm

Classic: Ferrari 330 P

It is no secret that Ford tried to buy Ferrari in 1963. Company founder Enzo Ferrari was initially in favor of the deal but he eventually grew tired of negotiating with Ford and canceled the tie-up altogether. Furious, Henry Ford II vowed to develop a car capable of beating Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 29 Aug 2014 | 2:21 pm

Privately Owned Cars Could Vanish Under Ambitious Helsinki Plan

With traffic getting worse by the year, amidst growing concerns about cars and the environment, several cities around the world are taking steps to reduce the number of privately owned vehicles on the road, Helsiniki, Finland, is considering doing away with cars by letting residents pay a flat fee for transportation. For more, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 29 Aug 2014 | 2:10 pm

Labor Day Weekend Will Offer Big Deals

The end of summer also means savings if you need a new pickup truck, especially a full-size truck.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 29 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm

Where do you live?

It's that time again.I've done it before, I know.But I am always interested in knowing where my readers are from.Of course, I assume most of you read this from the US. But many of you don't.These websites, no matter how small, can reach so far into the planet.I do have a bit of a similar experience with other things I do. (One of them is working on TV shows)Where you meet people from far away who ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 29 Aug 2014 | 1:28 pm

Toyota Announces Recall of Certain FJ Cruiser Vehicles

TORRANCE, Calif., August 29, 2014 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced plans to conduct a voluntary safety recall of approximately 1,800 Model Year 2014 FJ Cruiser vehicles. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 29 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm

More pictures of the Buick Envision

Looking exactly like what you'd expect. A smaller Enclave.From the back, it could be from anyone. It has that generic?kinda pleasant shape that almost all SUVs have these days.Interior has a lot of wood trim that looks really fake (At least on that pic)As I mentioned before, I think the new Lincoln MKC looks much better than this, inside and out.I guess that's what happens when a brand (Buick) bec ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:53 pm

Relay gold for BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi at the Para-cycling World Championships.

BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (IT) has made a perfect start to the UCI Para-cycling World Championships in Greenville (US). The 47-year-old won the gold medal on his handcycle with the Italian relay team.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:37 pm

Women Taking to Haggling Over New Car Price

The stereotype of a woman being unwilling to haggle with a dealership salesperson thus relying on her husband or some other man to handle the negotiations is going by the wayside. In fact, women are more likely than men to duke it out: 33.3% of women said “it makes it a fun process” compared with just 25.1% of men, according to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:15 pm

Simplification or complication? Mercedes shakes up its badging again

Mercedes is about to simplify - it hopes - its entire badging system. All four major model ranges will be affected by the revised nomenclature which is designed to make sense of the alphabet soup. The idea is to make...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:03 pm

Saab bekommt Gläubigerschutz Weg für Sanierung frei?

Der angeschlagene Autobauer Saab hat nun doch von einem Gericht Gläubigerschutz erhalten. Damit bekommen die chinesischen Eigner mehr Zeit, neue Partner aufzutreiben.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:03 pm

Simplification or complication? Mercedes shakes up its badging again

Mercedes is about to simplify - it hopes - its entire badging system. All four major model ranges will be affected by the revised nomenclature which is designed to make sense of the alphabet soup. The idea is to make...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:03 pm

Autoline This Week #1828: America’s Auto Bubble

Auto sales in America have recently been on a tear. In fact, some suggest the SAAR might actually challenge those heady days of 18 million units. Enter AlixPartners whose newest study indicates that U.S. sales may have already peaked. Joining host John McElroy to discuss this topic and more are Mark Wakefield from AlixPartners, Charles Chesbrough from IHS as well as Jeff Schuster from LMC Automoti ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am

More pictures of the new 2015 Kia Sorento

Kia is hoping to sell over 270 000 a year of these, worldwide.So it's better be good.It does look quite nice. More upscale than the previous version.Also more "family" like. Dare I say more "minivan" like? (Why not...I just said it)The 3.3 Liter V6 returns. And the 2.4 Liter also , in some countries. As well as a diesel, but that, of course, is not fur us.

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 29 Aug 2014 | 10:58 am

Kia Sorento (2014): Kia goes super-sized with new SUV

The new 2014 Kia Sorento has been unveiled in Korea - with a whole raft of new photographs and details about the SUV. It’s the third-generation of Sorento, and doesn’t deviate far from the format of the previous two crossovers....

Source: Car Online Car Online | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:44 am

Kia Sorento (2014): Kia goes super-sized with new SUV

The new 2014 Kia Sorento has been unveiled in Korea - with a whole raft of new photographs and details about the SUV. It’s the third-generation of Sorento, and doesn’t deviate far from the format of the previous two crossovers....

Source: Car Online Car Online | 29 Aug 2014 | 9:44 am

2015 Volkswagen Lamando

Image: http://max.leftlanenews.com/photos/content/december2013/thumbnails5.0/volkswagen-lamando-1_653.jpg ...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 29 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am

Aston Martin’s 2015 Lagonda saloon revealed on way to Oman

Aston Martin’s wedgy new Lagonda super-saloon was flown to Oman for testing this week, affording us this fresh look at the Middle East-only four-door. Oman Air publicised its role in transporting this prototype out to Muscat ‘as part of its...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 29 Aug 2014 | 5:13 am

Aston Martin’s 2015 Lagonda saloon revealed on way to Oman

Aston Martin’s wedgy new Lagonda super-saloon was flown to Oman for testing this week, affording us this fresh look at the Middle East-only four-door. Oman Air publicised its role in transporting this prototype out to Muscat ‘as part of its...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 29 Aug 2014 | 5:13 am

Kia’s billion-dollar move to Mexico

New Mexican plant will help push Kia production to 3.37 million annually ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 29 Aug 2014 | 3:35 am

Lifetime capped-price servicing for Hyundai

Any Hyundai ever sold in Australia to get lifetime capped-price servicing ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 29 Aug 2014 | 2:01 am

LG launches sustainable DCT electric motor

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Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 29 Aug 2014 | 12:28 am

WR TV: 1976 BMW 2002 - POV Test Drive

Even as their vehicles get larger and more complex, BMW has made a point of recalling the diminutive and beloved 2002 as a frame of reference for the inspiration behind cars like the new M235i. First sold in 1968, the 2002 was instrumental in establishing BMW's reputation in the realm of compact sports sedans and coupes, and served as the predecessor to the 3-Series.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 28 Aug 2014 | 7:58 pm

Productive test at the Lausitzring: Heikki Kovalainen in action for BMW.

No sooner is one race over than preparations begin for the next one: just one week after Macro Wittmann (DE) triumphed at the iconic Nürburgring (DE), BMW Motorsport has spent four days testing in preparation for the final phase of the DTM season. From Monday to Thursday, the BMW drivers completed over 3,000 kilometres at the Lausitzring (DE), which will host the eighth round of the touring car s ...

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 28 Aug 2014 | 3:04 pm

2015 Hyundai Aslan Luxury Car Launched In Korea

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here 2015 Hyundai Aslan Luxury Car Launched In Korea. Hyundai Motor is set to unveil its new luxury sedan ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 28 Aug 2014 | 2:13 pm

Pic of the Day #472

Pic of the Day #472 ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:58 pm

What do you think of Ian Callum’s take on the Jaguar Mark 2?

What do you think of Ian Callum’s take on the Jaguar Mark 2?

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:36 pm

Toyota Releases Pricing for All-New TRD Pro Series Tundra

TORRANCE, Calif. (Aug.28, 2014) – Let’s Get Dirty! The highly anticipated launch of the all-new Tundra TRD Pro is nearly here. Already favorites among off-roaders, the 2015 Toyota Tundra will get even more capable with this new, aggressive off-road package designed by the experts at Toyota Racing Development (TRD).  Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail ...

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 28 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

New Pictures of the Audi RS3 Sportback

The new Audi RS3 is being seen with less and less disguise lately which means that it is getting closer to being revealed. The latest information about the car is that it will arrive early next year and will get ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 28 Aug 2014 | 5:55 am

Smart CEO Annette Winkler: The World Needs This Car

The Smart Fortwo: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 28 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am

26 Years After Building the First Camry, Toyota Team Member Parks the 10-Millionth in His Driveway

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2014) – They say hard work is its own reward, but getting the keys to a new car makes it even better. Just ask Tom Keith. He was the envy of all 7,000 Toyota Georgetown team members when the company announced he had won a 2014 Camry in a random drawing of team members during a ceremony Wednesday, August 27. This wasn’t just any white Camry, this was the 1 ...

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 27 Aug 2014 | 5:55 pm

Kia Rio5 LX, EX, and SX, Engine Specs, MSRP Price For 2015

The 2015 Kia Rio 5-door once again does an incredible job of delivering a great driving experience and an impressive list of standard features at an affordable price. The award-winning subcompact comes with a suite of amenities and safety features … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 27 Aug 2014 | 12:33 pm

Information about the P13 McLaren 500S

McLaren is launching the P13 soon, which could be called the 500S when it arrives at the beginning of the summer. This name would come from the 500bhp output as well as the range position which will be below the ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 26 Aug 2014 | 2:06 pm

Manzoni, Ingenlath and Hildebrand to speak at Auto Design Prague

Manzoni, Ingenlath and Hildebrand to speak at Auto Design Prague ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 26 Aug 2014 | 6:26 am

2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Road Test

Driving a piece of history ...

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 25 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm

Kia Soul EV “Fully Charged” Ad Features Geek-Chic Hamsters

Kia’s trio of Soul-loving hamsters have done a lot in the 6 years they have been around. They’ve been hip-hop artists, space travelers, shooter game stars out in search of peace, and makeover subject, all in the name of telling … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 25 Aug 2014 | 11:36 am

New Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet Photographed

The Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet is the new S-class car which will be joining the family next year. It has been pictured by CAR magazine’s photographers and shows that a concept car can actually turn up as an actual model. It ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 24 Aug 2014 | 9:48 am

Is This The Next-Generation Kia Optima 2016MY? + Spy Shot

There is a serious rumor that the spy picture shown here is of the next-generation 2016 Kia Optima, which was snapped during emissions testing in Korea. It certainly appears to be a 4-door mid-size sedan, and one which fits the … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 23 Aug 2014 | 2:28 pm

F1 Spa 2014 qualifications: Rosberg domine Hamilton

La pluie que l’on imaginait profiter aux adversaires de Mercedes n’a fait qu’amplifier la domination des flèches d’argent qui occuperont la première ligne demain au départ du Grand Prix de Belgique. Nico Rosberg s’élancera pour la septième fois de la saison depuis la pole position devant Lewis Hamilton et Sebastian Vettel. Q1: Dans des conditions particulièreme ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 23 Aug 2014 | 9:14 am

WRC Allemagne 2014 ES10 : Ogier boit le calice jusqu’à la lie

Ogier n’avait plus grand espoir de remporter le rallye d’Allemagne cette année après une sortie de route dans l’ES6 hier soir mais aujourd’hui il est même certain de ne pas marquer de point du tout. En cause, une nouvelle sortie dans la 8 ème spéciale. En tête, Latvala ne force pas son talent et contrôle. Il [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acceder à la note et fai ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 23 Aug 2014 | 7:38 am

WRC Allemagne 2014 : Latvala en tête, Ogier sort de la route

Tout partait pourtant impeccablement pour l’écurie VW pour ce rallye d’Allemagne puisque les deux pilotes maison prenaient rapidement les devants et le large mais le champion du monde Français a commis une légère faute qui lui coûte probablement l’épreuve. ES1-5 : Ogier et Latvala prennent le large Dès les premiers kilomètres, il est apparu à tout le [...] Cliquez sur ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 22 Aug 2014 | 4:10 pm

2014 Audi Q5 TDI Road Test

Can the Audi Q5 TDI live up to the competition?

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 22 Aug 2014 | 3:08 pm

Autoline This Week #1827: Manufacturing in Mexico

The front pages may be filled with news about Mexico, but the real story about our neighbor to the south can be found in the business section. The country is quickly becoming a second home to auto manufacturers from around the globe. On this week’s Autoline, join host John McElroy along with John Martin from Nissan North America, Norm Jacobs from SANLUIS Rassini and Ernst and Young’s Randy Mil ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 22 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am

Honda Automobiles: 2015 Honda Fit Safety and Driver Assistive Technologies

2015 Honda Fit Safety and Driver Assistive Technologies ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 21 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am

Honda Automobiles: All-New 2015 Honda Fit Earns a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK Rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Voluntary product update will enable early-production vehicles to match the 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK rating No other manufacturer has more top-safety rated vehicles built in America than American Honda1 The 2015 Honda Fit (http://automobiles.honda.com/fit/), the standout choice in the subcompact segment, has received a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK ratingfrom the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (II ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 21 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am

Honda Automobiles: CR-Z Sport Hybrid Gets Supercharged with HPD Street Performance

Accessory supercharger kit boosts powertrain output to 197 hp Full range of CR-Z street performance parts from HPD now on sale Supercharged performance for the street is now available in the Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe through a new dealer-installed Honda Performance Development (HPD) supercharger kit. Best known as Honda's North American racing company, HPD developed a full line of ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 21 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am

Hyundai Considers Lexus RX, Cadillac SRX SUV Rival

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here Hyundai Considers Lexus RX, Cadillac SRX SUV Rival. It wasn’t so very long ago that the idea of ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 20 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm

Hyundai To Launch New Crossover Vehicle, Plug-In Hybrid Sedan, RWD Small Sedan

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here Hyundai To Launch New Crossover Vehicle, Plug-In Hybrid Sedan, RWD Small Sedan. Hyundai has some big ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 19 Aug 2014 | 8:14 am

Ten Favorite GM Muscle Machines

Fifty years ago, Pontiac invented what is widely regarded as the world’s first muscle car: the 1964 Pontiac GTO. The post Ten Favorite GM Muscle Machines appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 14 Aug 2014 | 2:38 pm

GM’s Saginaw Metal Casting Operations Leads the Way on LEDs

Did you know that LED lights have a lifespan and electric efficiency seven times better than regular incandescent lights, and considerably better than fluorescent lights? Energy […] The post GM’s Saginaw Metal Casting Operations Leads the Way on LEDs appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 14 Aug 2014 | 10:41 am

How an Old Chevrolet Farm Truck Inspired a Passion for Painting

Todd Wilhelm shares his story about the history and restoration of his family’s 1951 Chevy pick-up truck. The post How an Old Chevrolet Farm Truck Inspired a Passion for Painting appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 12 Aug 2014 | 11:04 am

2016 Chevrolet Volt teased, debuts at NAIAS in 2015

Chevrolet has released the first teaser image of the 2016 Volt, ahead of its debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 7 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am

New York Auto Show 2014

New York has held a motor show every year since 1900. Today, the show is held at the Jacob Javits Center, and is the best-attended show in North America, thanks to its convenient location. This year's event ran from 18-27 April, but new-car debuts were noticeably down as carmakers chose Beijing, which ran at the same time, to show new models.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 4 Aug 2014 | 11:32 am

Beijing Auto Show 2014

As carmakers increasingly look to China to boost sales volumes, so the Beijing show, or Auto China as it's officially known, continues to expand. This year's event took place from 20-29 April, and was the 12th time the show has been held.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 4 Aug 2014 | 11:31 am

Geneva Motor Show 2014

This year's Geneva Motor Show took place in the Palexpo Exhibition Center. The event ran from 6-16 March and marked the 84th time that the event has been held.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 4 Aug 2014 | 11:31 am

Autoline This Week #1826: Focusing on the Future

It wasn’t until the late 20th Century that the all-powerful auto industry started to realize it didn’t operate in an autonomous protected bubble; that forces around the world impacted everything it did. So many of the manufacturers started to pay closer attention to trends, not just in their backyard but around the world. On this week’s Autoline John McElroy is joined by three experts who ma ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 1 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am

Riga ruft ROCKS – Viele viele bunte ADAMs

Ganz schön hektisch geht's wenige Wochen vor der internationalen Medienpräsentation bei uns zu. 40 ADAM ROCKS müssen für den Auftritt in Riga vorbereitet werden. Für uns Entwicklungsingenieure ist das eine stressige Phase, die aber auch ihre Reize hat. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 1 Aug 2014 | 6:16 am

FAN-tastisch! Opel erreicht die halbe Million

Wie sagt man 500.000 treuen Opel-Fans auf Facebook Dankeschön? Die Antwort: Mit Kreativität, einer Drohne, einer Armada von 20 Opel ADAM sowie einer schwarzen Witwe. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 31 Jul 2014 | 11:49 am

Corsa E-Lenkung – Richtungweisend

Zur herausragenden Fahrdynamik des Corsa E trug Entwicklungsingenieur Sascha Staudinger maßgeblich bei. Wir wollten von dem Lenkungs-Experten im Rüsselsheimer ITEZ wissen, wo und wie genau die fünfte Generation des designierten Bestsellers spürbar besser geworden ist. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 24 Jul 2014 | 9:55 am

Can Mr. Lincoln Go To China?

The Perennially Troubled American Luxury Brand Sees a Future in the East ...

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 25 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am

Audi TT Offroad Concept in Beijing Previews Upcoming Tech

The Audi TT Offroad concept in Beijing looks like the Allroad Shooting Brake concept but with two extra doors.

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 21 Apr 2014 | 2:30 pm

Lexus RC F walkaround video from New York Auto Show

Lexus officially unveiled the RC F Coupe at the NAIAS in Detroit in early 2014, three months later the sports coupe joined the 2014 New York International Auto Show ...

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 20 Apr 2014 | 3:00 am

Chevrolet unveils Transformer 4's Autobots in New York

Chevrolet is currently showcasing at New York Auto Show its Autobots for Transformers: Age of Extinction.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 18 Apr 2014 | 10:40 am

China Mulling More EV Incentives in Wake of Poor Sales

As electric vehicles sales remain weak, China is considering adding new measures to entice buyers into buying electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. It wasn’t long ago that the Chinese government backed away from its plan to gradually reduce EV subsidies (instead opting for much less steep reductions over the next few years). It now appears that the government intends to add more icing to th ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 2 Apr 2014 | 4:12 am

China Mulling More EV Incentives in Wake of Poor Sales

As electric vehicles sales remain weak, China is considering adding new measures to entice buyers into buying electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. It wasn’t long ago that the Chinese government backed away from its plan to gradually reduce EV subsidies (instead opting for much less steep reductions over the next few years). It now appears that the government intends to add more icing to th ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 2 Apr 2014 | 4:12 am

Maxus G10 Heading to Market on March 21st

SAIC has already unveiled their G10 MPV to Chinese media, but soon it will be available for purchase with March 21st being set as the launch date. The handsome new MPV will be priced extremely competitively with pricing start at just over 120,000RMB to 219,800RMB. Why such a big price range? Because the Maxus comes with the choice of a naturally aspirated 2.4L engine and also a 2.0 turbo powered e ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 20 Mar 2014 | 3:07 am

Maxus G10 Heading to Market on March 21st

SAIC has already unveiled their G10 MPV to Chinese media, but soon it will be available for purchase with March 21st being set as the launch date. The handsome new MPV will be priced extremely competitively with pricing start at just over 120,000RMB to 219,800RMB. Why such a big price range? Because the Maxus comes with the choice of a naturally aspirated 2.4L engine and also a 2.0 turbo powered e ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 20 Mar 2014 | 3:07 am

Chevrolet Trax Launching in China in Second Quarter

Chevrolet’s second SUV to be built in China will launch in the second quarter of 2014 according to GM, the sister vehicle to the Buick Encore is already being produced in China and will see a market launch soon. As with the Encore, the Trax uses the same 1.4T engine with no naturally aspirated model yet available – although that could potentially change in the near future. Power will b ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 19 Mar 2014 | 6:27 am

Chevrolet Trax Launching in China in Second Quarter

Chevrolet’s second SUV to be built in China will launch in the second quarter of 2014 according to GM, the sister vehicle to the Buick Encore is already being produced in China and will see a market launch soon. As with the Encore, the Trax uses the same 1.4T engine with no naturally aspirated model yet available – although that could potentially change in the near future. Power will b ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 19 Mar 2014 | 6:27 am

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: spy shots

These spy photos show us the new edition of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, whose launch is planned for 2014. This group of Grand Cherokee has been immortalized in one of the first tests carried out by the[...] ...

Source: eurocarblog eurocarblog | 11 Jul 2012 | 1:39 pm

Mazda MX-5: the European Model Year 2013

From next autumn Mazda will make available in Europe the new MX-5, subject to an overall update to improve technical and safety aspects. The Japanese designers have also revised the front end and[...] ...

Source: eurocarblog eurocarblog | 11 Jul 2012 | 11:54 am

Toyota Corolla Tourer or Toyota Auris: Exclusive Spy Shots

Here are new spy shots of the Toyota Auris or Toyota Corolla Tourer. The images were taken in Southern Europe while the car was undergoing a series of hot weather testing. The last estate model[...] ...

Source: eurocarblog eurocarblog | 11 Jul 2012 | 11:00 am

Ford tops F-150 range with new-for-2013 Limited

Ford channels the long-departed Lincoln Mark LT for its new F-150 Limited.

Source: New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews | 26 Jun 2012 | 12:01 am

Acura RL replacement to be built in North America?

In a move designed to further insulate it from a tough domestic currency exchange rate, Honda is apparently getting serious about building its next Acura flagship in North America. Production of the current, slow-selling Acura RL/Honda Legend will reportedly end next month in order to give Honda more capacity for better-selling models, reports The Japan [...] ...

Source: New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews | 25 Jun 2012 | 4:52 pm

Mazda will bring 205-horsepower MX-5 GT Concept to Goodwood

Mazda's street-legal MX-5 GT Concept will run up the hill at Goodwood in the First Glance class.

Source: New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews | 25 Jun 2012 | 3:45 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! பகுதி - 3

1958 – ல் நான் துணை விடுதிக் காப்பாளனாகப் பொறுப்பேற்ற போதுதான், விடுதி வரவு - செலவுகளைக் கண்காணிக்கவும், கணக்கு எழுதவும் தனியாகக் கணக்கர் நியமிக்கப் ப ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 11 Feb 2012 | 2:22 am

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! பகுதி - 3

1958 – ல் நான் துணை விடுதிக் காப்பாளனாகப் பொறுப்பேற்ற போதுதான், விடுதி வரவு - செலவுகளைக் கண்காணிக்கவும், கணக்கு எழுதவும் தனியாகக் கணக்கர் நியமிக்கப் ப ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 11 Feb 2012 | 2:22 am

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! - பகுதி - 2

பகுதி - 2பழைய கனவுகளில் மூழ்கி, தலைப்பை மறந்து, பாதை மாறி, வெகு தூரம் வந்து விட்டேன்! மன்னியுங்கள்! மீண்டும் 1957 ஆகஸ்டு முதல் தேதிக்குப் போவோம்!  காலைச் ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 22 Jan 2012 | 1:28 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! - பகுதி - 2

பகுதி - 2பழைய கனவுகளில் மூழ்கி, தலைப்பை மறந்து, பாதை மாறி, வெகு தூரம் வந்து விட்டேன்! மன்னியுங்கள்! மீண்டும் 1957 ஆகஸ்டு முதல் தேதிக்குப் போவோம்!  காலைச் ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 22 Jan 2012 | 1:28 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!!

1957- ஆம் ஆண்டு, ஆகஸ்டுத் திங்கள், முதல் நாள், அன்று தான் அதிராம்பட்டினம் மண்ணில் முதல் தடவையாகக் காலை வைத்தேன்! முதல் நாள் அன்றே மூன்று வியப்புக் குறிக ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 18 Dec 2011 | 1:20 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!!

1957- ஆம் ஆண்டு, ஆகஸ்டுத் திங்கள், முதல் நாள், அன்று தான் அதிராம்பட்டினம் மண்ணில் முதல் தடவையாகக் காலை வைத்தேன்! முதல் நாள் அன்றே மூன்று வியப்புக் குறிக ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 18 Dec 2011 | 1:20 pm

Auto Safety Coverage Moves to Edmunds.com

Thank you for your interest in Edmunds.com's coverage and analysis of automotive safety. AutoObserver.com is being integrated into a new area of Edmunds.com. Car safety information now can be found at http://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/. To stay connected via social media as...

Source: AutoObserver AutoObserver | 14 Dec 2011 | 12:16 pm

Car Technology News Moves to Edmunds.com

Thank you for your interest in Edmunds.com's coverage and analysis of automotive technology. AutoObserver.com is being integrated into a new area of Edmunds.com. Coverage of car technology now can be found at http://www.edmunds.com/car-technology/. To stay connected via social media...

Source: AutoObserver AutoObserver | 14 Dec 2011 | 12:15 pm

Automotive Green Coverage Moves to Edmunds.com

Thank you for your interest in Edmunds.com's coverage and analysis of green issues related to the auto industry. AutoObserver.com is being integrated into a new area of Edmunds.com. Green coverage now can be found at http://www.edmunds.com/fuel-economy/. To stay connected...

Source: AutoObserver AutoObserver | 14 Dec 2011 | 12:13 pm

Cars in India

India is presently ranked 17th amongst auto car manufacturing countries in the world. Keeping in pace with the ever growing demand for cars, the production of cars has also been on a high off late. Thanks to a huge export potential and favorable Government policy, multinational companies have been eyeing at India to set up [...] ...

Source: AUTOinCAR AUTOinCAR | 23 Nov 2011 | 11:46 am

Where To Find Loan Sharks Online

If you are in a pinch and looking for loan sharks online, then you must be in need of financial Being that the economy is in bad shape, and that it may take a while before the economy levels out again (or rises hopefully), most people are looking for some type of relief from their [...] ...

Source: AUTOinCAR AUTOinCAR | 22 Nov 2011 | 11:23 am

Car Donation Companies

Car donation involves collecting old cars from donors and donating them to charity institutions that need donations. Car donation companies are basically intermediaries or links between the donors and the people who are ultimately benefited due to these donations. They help in funding public charities. Certain companies help even those organizations, which do not have [...] ...

Source: AUTOinCAR AUTOinCAR | 21 Nov 2011 | 10:23 am

Breaking News: GM to sell diesel Chevy Cruze: report

The Chevrolet Cruze, the most popular car in the US in June, will come in a diesel version, two people briefed on General Motors Co product plans say.

Source: drive.com.au - Latest News drive.com.au - Latest News | 13 Jul 2011 | 8:44 am

Toyota promises to improve Camry interior

Lately Toyota has been refreshing its products with sadly disappointing interiors. In the eyes of repeat customers, such as Sienna buyers, the latest models are sporting harder, cheaper plastics. Making this more apparent is the recent boost in...

Source: Michael Sheena's feed Michael Sheena's feed | 20 Jun 2011 | 1:42 pm

Ford's C-Max loses some of its 'Max'

Sliding doors wasn’t just a great Gwyneth Paltrow movie, it is also a great way to access the rear quarters of your family hauler. Whether it is a tight parking space, having your arms full...

Source: Michael Sheena's feed Michael Sheena's feed | 9 Jun 2011 | 5:08 pm

Will creepy photos or eco facts get Americans to quit smoking?

In the age of shock and awe it takes a lot of effort to get a person’s attention, especially smokers. They’ve been told by medical professionals dangerous impact of their habit, but addiction keeps... This is a summary only, read the whole article on TaintedGreen.com ...

Source: Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green | 3 Jun 2011 | 5:23 pm

Nissan’s latest ad for the Leaf exacts revenge on Chevy’s Volt

Rivalries aren’t a foreign concept in the business world. Coke hates Pepsi, Microsoft can’t stand Apple, and Boeing certainly isn’t Airbus’ BFF. It seems that these spats have leaked into the growing... This is a summary only, read the whole article on TaintedGreen.com ...

Source: Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green | 29 May 2011 | 2:54 pm

London gets juiced up with new electric car charging stations

Most drivers have a friendly neighborhood gas station, but what about electric car charging points? Chances are you’re more likely to find a one in your neighbor’s garage next to their shiny new Volt... This is a summary only, read the whole article on TaintedGreen.com ...

Source: Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green | 27 May 2011 | 5:21 pm

BMW executive regrets 5-Series wagon decision

BMW North America CEO Jim O'Donnell recently told trade publication Automotive News that he regrets having pulled the 5-Series station wagon from his U.S. lineup. BMW had theorized that its wagon buyers would flock to...

Source: Michael Sheena's feed Michael Sheena's feed | 21 May 2011 | 7:59 pm

Toyota Recalls Another 2 Million Cars. Apology Needed.

When NASA released the results of a 10-month study on Toyota vehicles on Feb. 8 concluding that the automaker's cars did not have an electronics problem that caused unintended acceleration, one of Bloomberg BusinessWeek's columnists said the media owed the company an apology. There is no ghost in the machine and the intense media coverage caused a frenzy, Bloomberg BusinessWeek columnist Ed Wallac ...

Source: Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek | 24 Feb 2011 | 4:46 pm

Darth Vader Works His Mojo for VW, but Mini Misses the Mark

After my last missive gave a 'thumbs down' to Chrysler's 200 ad, which aired during the Super Bowl, one reader asked for my take on Volkswagen's "Darth Vader" spot for the Passat. Since more of you disagreed with my view on Chrysler's Eminem ad than sided with me, I'm flattered. In VW's ad, a young boy is marching around his house in a Darth Vader costume that must be the envy of the neighborhood.

Source: Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek | 11 Feb 2011 | 5:28 pm

Eminem earned Chrysler some buzz. Sales may be tougher get.

It can only be a good sign that Detroit carmakers have the cash on hand to advertise in pricey venues like the Super Bowl. But in Chrysler's case, the money for its "Imported from Detroit" ad for the new 200 sedan may have been better spent elsewhere. The commercial starts with gritty images of bleak urban ruins, smoke stacks and downtown Detroit set against a lead-grey sky. The narrator asks, " ...

Source: Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek | 7 Feb 2011 | 5:47 pm

Production and Sales of 'Camry Hybrid' Begin in China

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that today GAC Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (GTMC), TMC's joint vehicle-production and sales company with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Automobile) in China, held a ceremony and press conference in Guangzhou, Guangdong, to mark the beginning of production and sales of the "Camry Hybrid" sedan.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 11 Apr 2010 | 11:00 am

TMC's Production and Sales JV in Pakistan Turns 20

Tokyo-TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces that Indus Motor Company Limited, TMC's joint-venture production and sales company with House of Habib, held a ceremony today at its plant in Karachi, Pakistan to mark the company's recent 20th anniversary.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 5 Apr 2010 | 11:00 am

On Completion of Production at NUMMI

On April 1, 2010 at 9:21 a.m. (U.S. Pacific Daylight Time), the last Corolla rolled off the production line at NUMMI, marking the end of vehicle production at the plant, which spanned 25 years.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 1 Apr 2010 | 11:00 am

Comprehensive Analysis Raises Concern About Professor's U.S. Congressional Testimony, ABC News Segment

TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces U.S. sales subsidiary Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. replicated on March 8 (in the U.S.) a recent demonstration of an "unintended acceleration" event by Professor David Gilbert of Southern Illinois University of the United States.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 8 Mar 2010 | 10:00 am

Prepared Testimony of Shinichi Sasaki Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor Corporation Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Prepared Testimony of Shinichi Sasaki Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor Corporation Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation ...

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 1 Mar 2010 | 10:00 am

Prepared Testimony of Yoshimi Inaba President and COO, Toyota Motor North America (TMA) and Chairman and CEO of Toyota Motor Sales Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

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Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 1 Mar 2010 | 10:00 am

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