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AMC Theatres plans a fall opening in downtown Kalamazoo | MLive ...

MLive.comMLive.com - Aug 11, 2017
KALAMAZOO, MI -- AMC Theatres will be the next user of the former Alamo Drafthouse Cinema complex at Portage and South streets in downtown Kalamazoo.  


Peter Kox, Mark Wilkins give Acura NSX GT3 first Pirelli World ...

AutoweekAutoweek - Aug 12, 2017
The Acura NSX GT3 team of Peter Kox of the Netherlands and Mark Wilkins of Toronto held off the challenge of the Ferrari of Daniel Mancinelli and Niccolo ...  

Alfa Romeo

Testing the Alfa Romeo Stelvio in its spiritual home | The Independent

The IndependentThe Independent - Aug 6, 2017
What better place to launch a new mid-sized SUV than a tortuous mountain road? When that model is the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, it's a no-brainer to bring it to its ...  


Production numbers fell way short for the Amphicar auto-boat combination

STLtoday.comSTLtoday.com - Aug 6, 2017
And NO, you haven't had too many Cuba Libres. That really is a boat AND a car all in one. It is the Amphicar, produced from 1961-1968. Manufactured in Germany, the combination auto-boat was powered by a 1147cc Triumph Herald, 4-cylinder engine and ...  

Armstrong Siddeley

What does it really mean to be British today?

Spectator.co.ukSpectator.co.uk - Jul 20, 2017
In London she read Country Life, drove my father's British-manufacture Armstrong Siddeley saloon and said 'What the dickens?' quite a lot. Yet behind her veneer of Englishness was another story — one of flight and terror. Based on the case histories ...  

Aston Martin

Aston Martin DBX Crossover to Launch With Gas Engines and ...

The DriveThe Drive - Aug 11, 2017
The crossover from Gaydon is set to arrive in 2019 with hybrid and electric options coming later.  


2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder First Test: Look and Listen

Motor TrendMotor Trend - Aug 8, 2017
In an automotive age of downsized engines, Audi went big with the R8. Even the base-engine R8 gets a naturally aspirated V-10 engine that's essential to the mid-engined supercar's character, not to mention mine-is-different-from-yours bragging rights.  

Austin Healey

Award-Winning Austin-Healey: La Jolla's Bird Rock resident owns 1965 model for four decades

La Jolla LightLa Jolla Light - Aug 3, 2017
In 2017, Grundies' Austin-Healey won third place at the La Jolla Concours d'Elegance car show in the Austin-Healey (100 and 3000) category. Grundies owned his car since 1974, when he was in the Navy, and bought an Austin-Healey while his buddies ...  

Austro Daimler

Porsche Semper Vivus – Der erste Hybrid im Jahr 1900

ElektronikpraxisElektronikpraxis - Aug 8, 2017
Mit Fahrzeugen wie dem Austro Daimler Sascha (1922), den Mercedes-Benz S-Typen (1926) oder dem Auto Union Grand Prix-Rennwagen (1933) und dem Volkswagen Käfer (1934) hat er Automobilgeschichte geschrieben. Bildergalerie. Der Nachbau des ...  

Auto Union

In Mumbai: Auto union to protest in Dombivli on Sunday, commuters need not worry

Hindustan TimesHindustan Times - Aug 10, 2017
Alleging bias against autorickshaw drivers, the Republican rickshaw chalak malak union, Dombivli, has decided to protest on August 13. The 500 members of Republican rickshaw chalak malak union will protest outside Dombivli (East) traffic division office.  


BMW K 1600 B First Ride Review: BMW Shocks, Then Awes With a High-Performance Bagger

The DriveThe Drive - Aug 15, 2017
Yes, you heard right: a BMW Bagger. And where else would BMW choose to launch their new K 1600 B than at the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, in South Dakota. For those who are unfamiliar, Sturgis is the world's largest motorcycle rally—and ...  

Baker Electric

Baker Electric Solar Awarded TERI Organization's 172 kW Solar Contract
AltEnergyMag (press release) - Jul 12, 2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 12, 2017 -- Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar and energy storage provider, has been awarded the contract to provide non-profit TERI Inc. with 172 kW of rooftop solar. Installation began on Tuesday, July 11 on 10 of TERI ...  


Alabama pays Bentley legal fees in Spencer Collier lawsuit | AL.com

AL.comAL.com - Aug 8, 2017
Taxpayers have paid some legal fees to defend former Gov. Robert Bentley in a lawsuit filed by former Alabama Law Enforcement Secretary Spencer Collier ...  


Sold for £600,000: a 1968 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Feb 3, 2017
If history is written by the victors, as some clever person once said, then the car pictured here provides a very good example.  


Borgward Teases Frankfurt Concept

Kelley Blue BookKelley Blue Book - Aug 1, 2017
Borgward announced its return to the world of active automakers after a 55-year hiatus with the reveal of its BX7 crossover SUV at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. This September, it will return to the German venue with another new model. Although the ...  


The Mullin to Bring Six Bugatti, Leon, and Delage Classic Cars to Monterey Week

AutomobileAutomobile - Aug 12, 2017
Peter Mullin himself will be driving a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Competition Roadster on-track, the car having already won a best-in-class award at The Quail in previous years. Derek Hill, son of Formula 1 world champion Phil Hill, will be driving a 1931 ...  


Review: Buick Regal GS gets a V-6 for more silky power

MILFORD, Mich. -- The new Buick Regal GS sport sedan will offer its first V-6 engine in a generation and a more accommodating interior when it goes on sale early in 2018. The new GS accelerated smoothly, absorbing bumps and clinging to curves in test ...  


Cadillac native Simons off to Spain for pro basketball

Cadillac News (subscription)Cadillac News (subscription) - Aug 15, 2017
Cadillac native Ben Simons has signed a one-year deal with Monbus Obradoiro to play professional basketball in Spain. courtesy photo. CADILLAC — Ben Simons knows the offense. That's really not a problem after spending four years in a motion offense in ...  


2018 Chevrolet Equinox diesel rocks impressive 39 mpg highway

New York Daily NewsCNET - Aug 14, 2017
Chevrolet expects that the 2018 Equinox diesel will achieve 39 mpg on the highway when the EPA releases its numbers. That puts it ahead of competitors such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the Nissan Rogue Hybrid. It also means one tank of diesel will ...  


Fiat Chrysler Stock Could More Than Double

Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha - Aug 11, 2017
Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), the brand that contains Jeep, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Fiat, and RAM trucks, is being valued at just $18 billion. We believe that FCAU is severely undervalued as its assets are worth multiples of its market value. We won't ...  


Italy meets America — A transatlantic romance with Jet Age style

Classic DriverClassic Driver - Jul 15, 2017
... the exhibit will showcase 20 Jet Age cars — from Harley Earl's Buick Y-Job and Le Sabre for General Motors to Giovanni Savonuzzi's Cisitalia 202 MM Aerodynamica Coupé for Stabilimenti Farina — providing an opportunity to see first-hand the impact ...  


Citroen wants Loeb for gravel test after comeback outing

Motorsport.com, Edition: GlobalMotorsport.com, Edition: Global - Aug 9, 2017
That test was undertaken only on tarmac roads, but with Citroen having particularly struggled for competitiveness in some gravel rallies so far this year, Matton says he wants the 43-year-old to try the C3 WRC on loose-surface roads in the future. “For ...  



GIIAS 2017: Daihatsu Canbus and Thor – JDM exhibits

Paul Tan's Automotive NewsPaul Tan's Automotive News - Aug 14, 2017
It's Daihatsu's tradition to have JDM special exhibits at Indonesia's motor shows. They are not previews or possibilities, just pure showcars to add variety to the floor. The cute and/or quirky Japanese specials, usually kei-cars, are popular curios ...  


German Regulator Probes VW, Daimler for Disclosure Violations
New York Times - Aug 7, 2017

FRANKFURT — German markets regulator BaFin said it was probing whether Volkswagen and Daimler had violated disclosure rules, following media reports that both carmakers made use of whistleblower provisions to regulators. Media reports have said ...  


Datsun GO Live Concept Showcased At Indonesia Auto Show

NDTVAuto.comNDTVAuto.com - Aug 11, 2017
Datsun this week showcased a new concept car based on its GO hatchback - the Datsun GO Live - at the 2017 GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show. The new concept hatchback comes with futuristic design and styling, which Datsun claims, has been ...  

De Tomaso

De Tomaso Nuova Pantera 2000 prototype to be auctioned

AOL UKAOL UK - Aug 8, 2017
When De Tomaso presented this concept to a room of 500 people in 1999, to celebrate its 40th anniversary, it was an image of the future. Dubbed the Pantera 2000, it was to be a pantomime supercar for the 21st century. Unfortunately the idea of a new ...  


Hex launches DeLorean iPhone 7 case

Irish TimesIrish Times - Aug 3, 2017
If you've accepted that you'll probably never own a DeLorean, a (proper) hoverboard or the limited edition Mags that Nike made a while ago, perhaps this will ease the blow a little. Hex has teamed up with DeLorean Motor Company (yes the name still ...  


Questions still remain about DeSoto's baffling offseason; coach Todd Peterman addresses rumors in exclusive interview

Dallas NewsDallas News - Aug 10, 2017
With fall practice set to begin Monday, DeSoto football coach Todd Peterman only wants to talk about what's ahead. For a coach following up on a championship season, and trying to avoid the pitfalls of basking in previous success, that's no surprise.  

Detroit Electric

Electrics in focus

Mount Desert IslanderMount Desert Islander - Jul 27, 2017
Electric cars of the past will be celebrated with a rendezvous of the museum's 1920 Detroit Electric with a 1922 Detroit Electric owned by Bill Lillie of Gales Ferry, Conn. Visitors will learn about these early electrics; view demonstrations of a 100 ...  


Shell Companies Enable North Korea To Dodge Economic Impact Of Sanctions
NPR - Aug 7, 2017

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Anthony Ruggiero of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies about how North Korean shell companies enable the country to circumvent the economic impact of sanctions. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...  


The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is a place outside of the flow of time
Autoweek - Aug 8, 2017

Old-car preferences typically adhere to a predictable template: You eventually end up buying what you dreamed of owning as a kid. So when people ask what draws me to prewar independents, I tell them about the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile ...  


A loser when launched, classic Ford Edsels back to enjoy 60th ...

Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press - Jul 20, 2017
It's on many a list of history's worst cars, but these collectors love their classic Ford Edsels, brought out 60 years ago.  

Facel Vega

The Orphan Chronicles: The Edwards Engineering Co.
Car and Driver - Jul 12, 2017

The Edwards was clearly an important and influential progenitor of vehicles that followed—especially vehicles that combined European design and American muscle such as the Shelby Cobra, the Facel Vega, the De Tomaso Pantera, the Apollo GT, the ...  


Ferrari's Market Value Gallops Right Over Former Parent Fiat Chrysler -- Here's Why

TheStreet.comTheStreet.com - Aug 8, 2017
Fiat Chrysler shed one-third of its market value with Ferrari's spin-off, according to Fortune. The move put Fiat Chrysler's challenges into the spotlight without the cushy revenue from Ferrari's high-end cars, which were 12% of Fiat Chrysler's revenue ...  


Analysis: The role of Pirelli testing in Ferrari's resurgence

Motorsport.com, Edition: GlobalMotorsport.com, Edition: Global - Aug 15, 2017
Back in 2016, Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull took part in a special "mule car" test programme to help Pirelli with the development of its prototype wider tyres. They happened to be the three top teams of the current era, so with or without the rule ...  


Fayetteville's Ford racks up double gold at National Junior Olympics

Fayetteville ObserverFayetteville Observer - Aug 12, 2017
When JaMeesia Ford was just seven years old, she was already outrunning the boys her age and older. “We were at a cookout and at one point all the kids started racing,″ said JaMessia's father, Walter Ford. “So she went out there wearing flip flops ...  


GM recalls 700000 Chevrolet, GMC trucks

FOX31 DenverFOX31 Denver - Aug 7, 2017
DEARBORN, Mich. — General Motors has recalled hundreds of thousands of Chevrolet and GMC pickups because of a potential steering issue. The vehicles might have a software problem that can cause them to spontaneously lose their electric power ...  


Road to classic car status full of potholes
The West Australian - Aug 6, 2017

He regarded the now highly collectable Goggomobil Dart as a horrid device and his disdain for Volkswagen Beetles and Kombis was renowned. Today, all of the aforementioned cars now have strong enthusiast followings — and so they should. These cars ...  


Tupac's Hummer Back On Auction Block After High Bidder Flakes ...

TMZ.comTMZ.com - Aug 12, 2017
Tupac Shakur's 1996 Hummer -- the ride he bought a month before he was killed -- is headed back to the auction block ... because the previous winning bidder ...  

Hispano Suiza

Porsche Club stages car show in August

Billings GazetteBillings Gazette - Jul 13, 2017
Previous year's participants have included such great autos as Hispano-Suiza, Lancia, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Mercedes Benz, Austin Healey, Jaguar and, of course, Porsche. Awards for People's Choice, Best Contemporary and the Bill Witcher Vintage Car ...  


Honda Civic Type R Owner Selling It on Craigslist for $55000

The DriveThe Drive - Aug 10, 2017
As with any new, desirable model, some dealers are charging a huge markup for the Honda Civic Type R. But dealers aren't the only ones guilty of this practice. One would-be entrepreneur is already selling a Civic Type R with just 600 miles on ...  


What drives RI: From the creaky Hupmobile to the omnipresent Toyota, here's how we roll

The Providence JournalThe Providence Journal - Aug 5, 2017
Women dressed to reflect the era of the 1928 Hupmobile in this photo from 1960. [Providence Journal file photo]. Hide caption. A 1958 Edsel at the 2007 rally of the New England chapter of the Edsel Owners' Club, at Alan Rogler's home in Chepachet.  


Hyundai Aims To Show It's Ready For Self-Driving Olympics At Pyeongchang

ForbesForbes - Aug 11, 2017
Hyundai Motor announced this week that it's going to deploy autonomous vehicles using HD mapping technology at next year's Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang, South Korea, to shuttle people between Seoul and the Olympic site, a distance of 78 miles.  


Isuzu Motors Limited (TSE:7202): How Does This Stock Score in Terms of Value?
Trion Journal - Aug 14, 2017

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Isuzu Motors Limited (TSE:7202) has a Value Composite score of 19. Developed by James O'Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, ...  


Jeep Fest to roar back in 2018 after a year off

Toledo BladeToledo Blade - Aug 10, 2017
In this Aug. 13, 2016 photo, Angie Gray of Temperance, Mich., rides in the back of a 1994 Jeep YJ owned by her parents, Craig and Diana Grover, during the ...  

Jeep Willys

Otterbox opening first retail store
Retail Dive - Aug 7, 2017

Otter Shop will also feature a 1947 Jeep Willys set in a seasonally updated backdrop, for visitors taking selfies or other photos. The company will also use the space to host to a variety of community events that will also be featured on its Facebook page.  


Witness 18000bhp worth of Koenigsegg on a tour

Top GearTop Gear - Jul 28, 2017
You want horsepower? You can't handle the horsepower. We're talking more than 18,000bhp and 15,000lb ft of torque across 19 of the world's rarest hypercars. It's Koenigsegg, doing mankind a service by going on a tour of Sweden. “This is amazing, and a ...  


Vintage Lagonda helps auctioneer smash sales record (From The ...

The Wiltshire Gazette and HeraldThe Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - Aug 11, 2017
A CHIPPENHAM auctioneer topped his best sale record after one of his latest three-day motor auctions raised a stunning £100000 more than his…  


Part 64 Lancia – The End of an Era

The Italian TribuneThe Italian Tribune - Jul 13, 2017
In 1979, Lancia released the first Delta, a five-door hatchback designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro. The car evolved over its life into many versions and although barely known in the U.S., it is highly regarded overseas and was voted 1980 European Car of ...  

Land Rover

Just Listed: 1985 Land Rover Defender 90 Five-Speed

AutomobileAutomobile - Aug 15, 2017
Nothing's mechanically simple anymore. This is especially true in the off-road world – look at the Ford F-150 Raptor, the newest Range Rover, and the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2. It's all electronically actuated, independently controlled air suspension ...  


Boring No More: 2018 Lexus LC500

Barron'sBarron's - Aug 4, 2017
Lexus cars have been called luxurious, comfortable, smooth, quiet, reliable and, sometimes, boring. The 2018 Lexus LC500 and its plug-in hybrid variant, the LC500h, are likely to change the minds of many harboring that last opinion. “Wow, this really ...  


The 1st automobile in San Bernardino County arrived in 1899

San Bernardino County SunSan Bernardino County Sun - Aug 7, 2017
The second car in the Inland Empire was a steam-powered Locomobile purchased in 1900, by Dr. Christopher Sanborn, of Redlands. The Locomobile only cost $600, and could easily conquer the steep grades of the surrounding areas. According to “Saga of ...  


Salisbury police: Carjackers tried to steal Maserati at gunpoint
The Daily News of Newburyport - Aug 9, 2017

SALISBURY — Police are seeking the public's help identifying two men who threatened to shoot the owner of a Maserati luxury car Monday evening if he didn't hand over the keys. The owner and his family were returning to their car about 8:45 p.m. after ...  


Macklemore Wrecked Maybach Comes Back to Life in 'Marmalade'

TMZ.comTMZ.com - Aug 3, 2017
We took a close look, and the 2016 AMG Maybach that sat in the tow yard has matching plates to the Maybach used in the rapper's video, which dropped Wednesday, 5 days after the car was totaled. The video was shot around several weeks before the crash.  


Mazda finally supplies permanent fixes for Takata recall

CNETCNET - Aug 15, 2017
The Takata scandal is far from over, as many vehicles on the road still contain some variant of faulty airbag inflator. But Mazda is hoping a new round of actual, permanent fixes will put some owners at ease. Mazda has updated two recalls related to ...  

Mercedes Benz

Georgia Man Escapes Burning Mercedes-Benz Trapped Under Powerlines

The DriveThe Drive - Aug 10, 2017
Atlanta realtor Sam Lenaeus experienced both extreme misfortune and extreme luck in just a few seconds. He was driving to a funeral on Wednesday morning when a tree fell on the hood of his Mercedes-Benz C-Class bringing live power lines along with it, ...  


Erie's Interstate Mitsubishi plans million-dollar-plus expansion

GoErie.comGoErie.com - Aug 13, 2017
Construction is underway for the expansion of the Interstate Mitsubishi dealership in Summit Township. On Friday, owner Joe Bizzarro shows off the area that will become an 8,500 square foot service facility. The project, which will cost about $1.6 ...  


2017 Nissan Rogue Sport: It shares a name, but has a life of its own ...

STLtoday.comSTLtoday.com - Aug 13, 2017
The Nissan Rogue Sport can be had with front- or all-wheel drive, the latter featuring a button that can lock engine torque 50/50 front-rear on loose surfaces.  


Junkyard Gems: 1959 Oldsmobile Super 88 Fiesta and 1971 Fiat 850 Spider

Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Aug 4, 2017
It's 1971. You're a young professional with a starter home in the suburbs, a beautiful wife, two kids, and a dog. Of course, you also have a station wagon; a 1959 Oldsmobile Super 88 Fiesta. It's not the newest car on the block, but it was an ...  


Opel's range-topping SUV put on hold following brand's sale to PSA ...

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Aug 14, 2017
Opel in 2014 confirmed plans for a flagship SUV that would share a platform and production line with the Insignia range of models. But the platform in question, ...  


A classic 80s Peugeot 205 rallying superstar is set to break the ...

The SunThe Sun - Aug 11, 2017
The current top price paid for a Peugeot 205 stands at £155000 but experts believe this 80s legend will shatter the record.  

Pierce Arrow

Dr. Neil C. Livingstone Jr.

Helena Independent RecordHelena Independent Record - Aug 9, 2017
The ranch boasted the second oldest brand in the state and young Neil often drove his grandfather around the property's gravel roads in a Pierce-Arrow when he wasn't working on the combine, attending dances in Wynola, or riding his horse Tarzan. He ...  


DOWNTOWN PLYMOUTH: Summer stroll turns up shopper's paradise

Wicked Local PlymouthWicked Local Plymouth - Aug 10, 2017
Summer arrived in all its splendor in downtown Plymouth and along the waterfront, and with it came another season of commerce and fun. Somehow, the frost on the windows cleared and the sun came out. Somehow, jack hammers rang out once again on ...  


Williams International to build jets in Pontiac, create center of excellence

The Oakland PressThe Oakland Press - Aug 5, 2017
Williams International headquarters, 2280 E. West Maple Road, in Commerce Township, Mich., on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The company announced in June its intentions to move its headquarters to Pontiac, investing $344.5 million in the vacant Michigan ...  


Porsche offers lengthy engine warranty for some GT3 owners

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Aug 11, 2017
Let's flash back to the year 2014. Porsche had introduced its all-new 991-generation 911 GT3 the year prior, and now the car was making its way into the hands ...  


Renault-Nissan to open smart car incubator in Israel

The Times of IsraelThe Times of Israel - Aug 13, 2017
According to the company, startups selected for the program will be able to plug into a worldwide technology network that is associated with Renault-Nissan, currently the world's largest automaker. Startups will be able to draw on the experience and ...  

Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce CEO takes dig at Bentley Bentayga

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Aug 8, 2017
A battle of British ultra-luxury brands is underway after Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös took a dig at the Bentley Bentayga. Specifically, the Rolls-Royce CEO called out the Bentley SUV for its Volkswagen Group underpinnings. The Bentayga is ...  


Tarek William Saab Appointed as Venezuela's Attorney General ...

teleSUR EnglishteleSUR English - Aug 5, 2017
Saab will also be in charge of restructuring the Public Ministry, as outlined in the emergency decree approved by the Constituent Assembly.  


MIFA Is History; 'Sachsenring Bike Manufactur' Is New Name

Bike EuropeBike Europe - Jul 25, 2017
SANGERHAUSEN, Germany – “This was really a last-minute rescue,” said MIFA administrator Lucas Flöther who sold the bicycle factory to investor Stefan Zubcic. He immediately changed the name into 'Sachsenring Bike Manufactur'. MIFA has been sold for ...  


Skoda driver Neale Horsfall, 39, of Queensbury, jailed for leading ...

Bradford Telegraph and ArgusBradford Telegraph and Argus - Aug 8, 2017
A 39-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for 15 months for leading police on a high speed police chase across Bradford.  


MOSSWORDS: Dawn Spyker leads Jeffersonville's public art renaissance

Evening News and TribuneEvening News and Tribune - Aug 7, 2017
JEFFERSONVILLE — Dawn Spyker pulled out her papers, pointed to this and this already on display. Spyker then noted that and that, next in line or around the corner. A city already gussied up is on its way to being still-more active and lively, a place ...  


Studebaker John and the Hawks to play Crash Music

The Durango HeraldThe Durango Herald - Aug 5, 2017
Studebaker John and the Hawks will perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19, at Crash Music, in the Historic Aztec Theater, 104 North Main Ave., Aztec. St. Clair Winery will ...  


Sub-7-minute Subaru 'Ring run: Here it is

AutoweekAutoweek - Aug 10, 2017
Subaru's race-prepped WRX STI ran the Nurburgring at a supercar's pace -- conquering all 12.8 miles of The Green Hell in 6 minutes, 57.5 seconds. That means ...  


TVR Teases Manual Transmission of New Sports Car

AutomobileAutomobile - Aug 9, 2017
TVR is getting ready to make a comeback at the Goodwood Revival next month. The independent British manufacturer will debut a new sports car with a manual transmission, teased in the image above. Judging from the photo, the TVR sports car will feature ...  


Toyota, Intel and others form big data group for automotive tech

TechCrunchTechCrunch - Aug 11, 2017
A collection of prominent names in the tech industry have teamed up with Toyota to work on developing big data systems to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances. Denso, Ericsson, Intel and NTT Docomo joined hands with the ...  


Watch This Guy Rallycross His Trabant

The DriveThe Drive - Aug 4, 2017
For those not well-versed in Cold War history, the only truly memorable car to come out of Communist East Germany was the Trabant. Despite its name roughly translating to "companion", this car is no friend to the driver and considered by many to be one ...  


Flagship Vauxhall Monza SUV to be put on hold

AutoExpressAutoExpress - Aug 10, 2017
The car, which would have been the range-topper in Vauxhall's line-up, was set to be built on the Insignia's platform and would have rivalled other big SUVs such as the Ford Edge with dramatic styling (as our exclusive image showed) and a suitably ...  


Volkswagen signs on as EURO 2020 mobility partner in soccer push

Reuters.comReuters.com - Aug 9, 2017
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen said on Wednesday it had won a deal to become the new mobility partner of the EURO 2020 soccer championship, which it said it would use to showcase its new I.D. electric car model. Volkswagen is ...  


Volvo's owner Geely aims to sell 500000 units of its new Lynk brand vehicles by 2019

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Aug 7, 2017
Zhejiang-based Geely, founded by billionaire Li Shufu, is leveraging its ownership of Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo to embark on a go-global strategy by marrying European styling and technology to mainland Chinese production costs and manufacturing ...  

Car Salesman

Local car salesman pleads guilty in identity theft scheme

WAVY-TVWAVY-TV - Aug 10, 2017
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A local car salesman from Newport News pleaded guilty this week to charges in an identity theft scheme, authorities say. According to the Department of Justice Eastern District of Virginia, 28-year-old Bryan Lewis was ...  

Taxi Driver

'A Taxi Driver' Review: Song Kang-ho's Latest Delivers Heartbreak, Humor, and a Sadly Relevant Message

Film School RejectsFilm School Rejects - Aug 13, 2017
A Taxi Driver reunites Song with director Jang Hun (Secret Reunion), and the pair once again deliver a winner. This time around they tackle a historical event rather than a purely speculative one, but even with its basis in reality their latest still ...  

Automobile Designer

Lamborghini designer Walter de Silva drives into women's shoes
South China Morning Post - Feb 16, 2017

Before going into the shoe business, de Silva had worked as an automobile designer since 1972, designing more than 150 cars. Beginning his career at Fiat Style Centre, de Silva worked at Alfa Romeo before joining the Audi Group as head of design in ...  

Automotive Designer

Baume & Mercier: Speed Demons

High Horology Journal (blog)High Horology Journal (blog) - Aug 11, 2017
Automotive designer Peter Brock is famous in the world of motor sports for designing the legendary Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, the most iconic car in American motor sport. The former General Motors car designer was tapped by Caroll Shelby in 1964 to ...  

Van Driver

Van driver for special needs patients killed in hit-and-run

New York PostNew York Post - Aug 9, 2017
Officer examine the scene where a worker from IAHD ambulette service was killed. Robert Stridiron. A woman driving a van for people with special needs was killed in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday while unloading a passenger in the Bronx, police said.  

Truck Driver

Truck Driver, Puppy Reunited Thanks to Hospital Nurses in Iowa

wnep.comwnep.com - Aug 14, 2017
IOWA CITY, Iowa-- An Iowa truck driver had to leave his truck - and his puppy - behind. But thanks to two University of Iowa Hospital nurses, he got his beloved pet back. Robert Prichard had a medical emergency while driving on I-80 and had to be taken ...  

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