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AMC will air every Breaking Bad episode for New Year's marathon

EW.comEW.com - Dec 14, 2017
It's almost time for a Breaking birthday, and AMC plans to celebrate with a marathon. To mark the 10th anniversary of the birth of Breaking Bad, a.k.a. one of the most revered dramas in television history, the network will give you maximum meth, airing ...  


Shank: Ahead of year two, Acura NSX GT3 '100 percent better'

NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog)NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog) - Dec 14, 2017
A new-look lineup will greet Michael Shank Racing's now customer-based Acura NSX GT3 program for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The car itself, however, appears a much more solidly well-rounded machine after its first full ...  

Alfa Romeo

Overhauled Alfa Romeo 4C planned for 2018 reveal | Autocar

AutocarAutocar - Dec 8, 2017
No manual for the updated 4C, which arrives in 2019 after a late 2018 reveal.  


These Are The Most Common Car-Arguments You'll Likely Get Into During Thanksgiving

JalopnikJalopnik - Nov 23, 2017
6. The “I'd rather push a Mustang than drive an Amphicar” (and vice-versa) debate. Like most families, you can pretty much divide us in half along Mustang/Amphicar lines. I don't have to tell you how ugly these shouting matches can get if you're not ...  

Armstrong Siddeley

Giles Coren Is Driven To Distraction By His Son's Love Of Cars

Esquire.co.ukEsquire.co.uk - Nov 29, 2017
And then Sam (named after his Armstrong Siddeley-driving great-grandfather) came along. And unlike my daughter, who learned to read and write early, likes to draw, dance, sing, play music and cook, all Sam is interested in, at going on five now, is ...  

Aston Martin

Aston Martin wants to unleash its Valkyrie supercar at Le Mans

Digital TrendsDigital Trends - Dec 13, 2017
The Aston Martin Valkyrie promises to be one of the most extreme supercars ever. Developed in concert with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team, Aston promises performance to match today's most sophisticated race cars. The automaker also intends to ...  


Audi No Longer Plans to Sell Ducati

Motor TrendMotor Trend - Dec 12, 2017
Audi is no longer going to sell Ducati even as it moves toward EVs and mobility services, according to a new report. Speaking with Reuters, Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler says that the automaker has taken steps to reduce costs by $11.8 billion and ...  

Austin Healey

Put Your Pinky Rings Up With This 24-Karat Magic Austin Healey

JalopnikJalopnik - Nov 19, 2017
In general I tend to live my life opposed to wretched excess, avoiding conspicuous consumption wherever possible. Buyer's remorse is a familiar feeling, and occasionally I even feel it over something as innocuous as a bag of potato chips. I'm not sure ...  

Austro Daimler

UNAM toma el volante de 'Retromobile 2017'

El FinancieroEl Financiero - Dec 2, 2017
Como premonición o flash forward, se exhibe también el futuro vial: 13 bicicletas clásicas y de competencia: Campagnolo, Carabela, Austro Daimler. La modestia quedó de lado: un intachable Volkswagen Sedán 1953 Split Window verde olivo, fue suficiente ...  

Auto Union

Influential US auto union caucus nominates regional head for president
Reuters - Nov 30, 2017

DETROIT (Reuters) - An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers nominated on Thursday a regional director as candidate for union president as the UAW struggles to organize auto plants and faces a probe into alleged misuse of funds at training ...  


First Drive: Heroic performance comes easy to the 2018 BMW M5, and to its driver

New York Daily NewsNew York Daily News - Dec 3, 2017
Up until now the BMW M5 had also been a bearer of that particular performance torch. The singularity, however, is all-encompassing, and faced with a world where well-moneyed customers have been trained by extremely successful marketing campaigns to ...  

Baker Electric

Port to consider partner for Broadway Building redevelopment

The Morning JournalThe Morning Journal - Dec 9, 2017
The partners of Ariel Ventures co-developed the historic 50,000-square-foot Baker Electric Building as an office and research laboratory space along Euclid Avenue in the Cleveland Health Tech Corridor. The company also operates the Ariel International ...  


Two-way players: Jack Bentley

Minor League Ball (blog)Minor League Ball (blog) - Dec 11, 2017
With the Los Angeles Angels signing Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani, the baseball world has two-way players on the mind, yet the idea of the two-way player is far from a new one. Decades ago, it was not uncommon to find many a pitcher who handled the ...  


Ultra-Rare Bizzarrini for Sale, Just in Time For the Holidays.

The DriveThe Drive - Nov 25, 2017
An unrestored 1966 Bizzarrini 5300 Strada is on sale with only 14,334 kilometers (8907 miles) on the odometer. Aston Martin of New England, a dealer in Waltham, Mass., is offering it for $1.65 million. Red, with a red-leather interior, the low-slung ...  


Borgward ready for early 2018 launch in Europe | Auto Express

AutoExpressAutoExpress - Nov 17, 2017
Borgward's BX7 is ready to hit the German market early next year, with a right-hand-drive BX5 being considered for the UK.  


Bugatti doesn't deal with recalls like an ordinary car company

Digital TrendsDigital Trends - Dec 11, 2017
The Bugatti Chiron is no ordinary car, and not just because it has 1,500 horsepower, costs $3 million, and is vying for the title of world's fastest production car. The surreal nature of the Chiron also extends to more mundane things, like recalls ...  


Grand National vs. Monte Carlo SS: Pick your '80s GM performance coupe

AutoweekAutoweek - Dec 14, 2017
Fans of Detroit muscle remember the Buick GNX -- the model occupies a special place in the pantheon of General Motors performance cars of the 1980s -- but it's easy to forget where the Grand National started out in the early 1980s. After all, this was ...  


Cadillac Community Christmas Carol sing-Along at Rotary Pavilion
Cadillac News - Dec 18, 2017

CADILLAC - The first Cadillac Community Christmas Caroling Sing-Along will be held at the Rotary Pavilion at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23. The event is free and open to the public. Hot chocolate will be served to keep people warm. "Our goal is to have ...  


Nabbing a Ride in the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 | Automobile ...

AutomobileAutomobile - Dec 11, 2017
755 hp is a number many didn't believe would ever be available on a road car. Yet there is a host of supercars, the 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the newest.  


This Dodge Omni-Based Jet Electrica 007 Is A Chrysler With Kilowatts

JalopnikJalopnik - Dec 9, 2017
In the late 1970s, the US Department of Energy had the ambitious plan of jumpstarting the electric car ecosystem by financing different electric car companies. This grand idea fizzled out quickly because the technology just was not where it was ...  


1950 Cisitalia-Abarth raced by Nuvolari goes to Motostalgia sale

Classic Car NewsClassic Car News - Feb 9, 2017
The 1950 Cisitalia-Abarth 204A Spyder Corsa to be offered by Motostalgia at its Amelia Island auction in March is an awesome grand prix race car in its own right. But add its incredible provenance with some of motorsports' greatest personalities and ...  


You should buy everything from Citroen's secret French warehouse

AutoweekAutoweek - Dec 6, 2017
Like Chrysler, Ford and GM, French automaker Citroen has a collection of historic models stashed away for a purpose unknown, this one in an annex of its Aulnay-sous-Bois factory near Paris. Like others of its ilk, it's not usually open for public view ...  


Le festival « Roulez jeunesse » circule dans la région

La République du CentreLa République du Centre - Dec 10, 2017
Avec Manu Gaydon et Laïs Godefroy, création et mise en scène : Damien Clenet. Mercredi, c'est en beauté, et avec deux concerts pour enfants, que se clôturera le festival. Pascal Peroteau est auteur, compositeur et interprète. Accompagné de sa ...  


Japan's micro sports cars – Honda and Daihatsu kei cars driven
Autocar - Nov 25, 2017

There are only two kei sports cars in production right now – the Honda S660 and the Daihatsu Copen – and we have an example of each with us. Like all kei cars, they are built to strictly controlled dimensions – so no longer than 3400mm and no wider ...  


Renault And Daimler Unveil New Turbocharged 1.3-Litre Engine

NDTVAuto.comNDTVAuto.com - Dec 8, 2017
With Mercedes being involved in the project, it wouldn't be too far-fetched to assume the engine is going to be offered in the company's next generation of compact cars, but we wait to find out more and tell you all about it. CarAndBike Team By ...  


At $14000, Does This Custom 1982 Datsun 280ZX Convertible Give It The Old College Try?

JalopnikJalopnik - Dec 6, 2017
The seller of today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe droptop 280ZX says it's on the market because he needs money for college. Let's see if his pricing acumen means that he'll ace that Economics class. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Back in ...  

De Tomaso

Ares Design Reveals De Tomaso Pantera Homage

Motor TrendMotor Trend - Dec 12, 2017
Project Panther is a carefully crafted homage to the iconic De Tomaso Pantera, to be built around Lamborghini Huracán mechanicals. Styled by Romanian designer Mihai Panatescu, the car will reportedly be constructed in Italy at Ares Design's new 190,000 ...  


Forget the DeLorean: Someone Built a 'Back to the Future' Time Machine out of a VW Bus

The Manual (blog)The Manual (blog) - Nov 15, 2017
If Doc Brown could make a time machine out of a Delorean, why not a Volkswagen Bus? A one-of-a-kind van inspired by Back to the Future — complete with flux capacitor — is currently on sale via Velocity Motorcars, a Nashville-based company that ...  


'Ellen' Show Sends DeSoto Mom on Huge Shopping Spree in Wednesday Episode

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dec 13, 2017
A North Texas mother and special education teacher is being sent on a surprise holiday shopping spree in Wednesday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." (Published Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017). A North Texas mother and special education teacher is ...  

Detroit Electric

At Auto Show, State Announces $2 Million More for Electric Car Rebate Program

Hartford CourantHartford Courant - Nov 17, 2017
There were also antique cars, including a reproduction of the first four-wheel auto in the world, the 1886 Daimler, a 1905 Columbia made by Hartford's own Pope Manufacturing Co., and a 1922 Detroit Electric 90B, which had a top speed of 25-20 miles per ...  


Dodge Connection: Christmas celebrations a favorite of Dodge

The Daily NonpareilThe Daily Nonpareil - Dec 10, 2017
Editor's Note: “The Dodge Connection” is an ongoing series of articles tracing the history of Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, one of Council Bluffs' most famous residents, as well as the varied connections of Dodge and the Dodge family members to the ...  


The boats, animals, estates and cars of bon vivant George Whittell Jr.
Autoweek - Nov 10, 2017

In 1929, just months before Black Friday, Whittell ordered his first Duesenberg—at the time, the most potent, expensive and exclusive American car brand. This was a Model J convertible coupe. He had the prestigious Murphy coachbuilding company in ...  


BOYS' SWIM: Edsel Ford falls to Gibraltar Carlson in season opener

Dearborn Press and GuideDearborn Press and Guide - Dec 8, 2017
Edsel's lone first-place finish at the meet came in the 200 IM, as it was Abdul ElKudsi (2:16.67) who finished on top for the T-Birds. Second place also went to Edsel, thanks to Edward Gutowski (2:23.85), and in third for the Marauders was Blaine Baran ...  

Facel Vega

La Facel Vega HK500, l'élégance française habille des muscles américains

News d'Anciennes (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)News d'Anciennes (Communiqué de presse) (Blog) - Dec 1, 2017
Jean Daninos a du très vite monter des moteurs américains dans ses autos. Aucun des moteurs disponibles en France n'étaient suffisamment nobles ni performant pour propulser ses belles machines. La Facel Vega HK500 fait donc elle aussi appel à des ...  


Fiat Punto scored ZERO stars in Euro NCAP crash test – the first car EVER to be rated so badly

The SunThe Sun - Dec 13, 2017
THE Fiat Punto has become the first car EVER to be awarded zero stars in a Euro NCAP crash test. The supermini – popular with families and first-time drivers – was slammed for its “unprecedented” poor scores. Fiat. Euro NCAP. 4. Fiat Punto became the ...  


Pro tip: Begging for gas money while driving a Ferrari may arouse ...

International Business Times, Singapore EditionAutoweek - Dec 4, 2017
We don't know what it is with car thieves these days, but back in the day if somebody was going to steal and car and keep driving it, he or she typically budgeted in the gas money to keep it running. An Orange County man arrested on suspicion of ...  


Ford denies plan to import Fusion sedans from China to US

WBIR-TVWBIR-TV - Dec 14, 2017
CEO Jim Hackett is looking for ways to cut costs and maximize the profitability of all Ford vehicles. Both the Focus and Fusion are battling in shrinking segments as Americans continue to prefer larger trucks, SUVs and crossovers to passenger cars ...  


2018 GMC Yukon Denali balances full-size SUV brawn with luxury

Boston.comBoston.com - Dec 11, 2017
GMC doesn't consider itself a luxury brand, but the 2018 GMC Yukon Denali edges into luxury territory. It has of plenty of power, ample cargo space, and a beautiful interior with rich finishes and loads of standard amenities. The Denali label is ...  


Best Australian motoring achievements: Top 10

Classic and Performance CarClassic and Performance Car - Nov 20, 2017
Yes, Goggomobil was a German company, but it took faraway and far-thinking Aussie Bill Buckle to turn its dumpy microcar into a shrunken sports car. Buckle's Sydney-built tiddler (it was 10ft from end to end) was shaped by Stan Brown and was in ...  


'Hummer' cartridge works well for squirrels

StarNewsOnline.comStarNewsOnline.com - Dec 7, 2017
Eventually, though, the .17HMR, (Hornady Magnum Rimfire) or “Hummer,” became standard in 2002. In the 1970s, I lived on Lake Norman in Mooresville and Remington had standardized the .17 Remington, a wildcat cartridge based on a necked-down .222 ...  

Hispano Suiza

Tony Turnbull reviews Mr Hanbury's Mason Arms, Witney, Oxfordshire

The TimesThe Times - Dec 8, 2017
It's certainly more welcoming than it was in its previous incarnation, as Gerry Stonhill's Individual Mason Arms. “We don't like children, mobile telephones or media restaurant critics. We do like our guests to arrive by Hispano-Suiza, Bugatti, Ferrari ...  


Honda's cute new robot concepts only want to help

The VergeThe Verge - Dec 7, 2017
What does the future of robotics look like? Nobody knows for sure, but Honda seems pretty certain it'll be cute. At CES next January, the Japanese manufacturer will show off a quartet of new robot concepts, including a companion bot, an autonomous off ...  


Valley Stream Historical Society: Home of the Hupmobile

liherald.comliherald.com - Dec 6, 2017
In February 1928, Lewis C. Elderd (1875-1931), whose ancestry on Long Island dates back to 1660, built a modest 39' by 77' one-story brick-faced salesroom and garage. The structure, which cost $9,000, was designed by the architect Joseph J. Gunther of ...  


Safest Cars For 2018 Announced

ForbesForbes - Dec 7, 2017
A new list of vehicles recognized for offering the highest levels of crash protection was released on Thursday. Sixty-two 2018 model year cars earned top ratings in the most recent annual evaluations aimed to help consumers more easily identify the ...  


Isuzu drives 'Blue Power' models in Bohol | SunStar
Sun.Star - Dec 16, 2017

AFTER its series of launching event both in the Luzon and Visayas regions, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), brings its latest lineup of Blue Power Isuzu D-MAX and mu-X for a three-day ride and drive event in Bohol. From November 8 to 10, IPC ...  


Jeep Wrangler: Take a deep dive into the history of this iconic 4x4

CNETCNET - Dec 14, 2017
A fourth-generation Jeep Wrangler is upon us for the 2018 model year featuring a lighter curb weight, suspension improvements and interior tech upgrades. Likely the biggest bit of news is the more substantial powertrain lineup that includes a ...  

Jeep Willys

Jeep Banks On An All-New Wrangler To Keep Fans

ForbesForbes - Nov 29, 2017
A new badge on the swing gate pays homage to the Jeep Willys for the 75th anniversary of World War II, for which the Jeep Willys was created. FCA's fortunes ride on the Jeep brand, by far the most profitable line in the company's stable. And the ...  


McLaren Takes Over a Car Meet, but a Record-breaking Koenigsegg Steals the Show

The DriveThe Drive - Dec 12, 2017
McLaren Takes Over a Car Meet, but a Record-breaking Koenigsegg Steals the Show. In the latest iteration of the craziest supercar meet in Los Angeles, no one could beat the world's fastest production car. By Chris ConstantineDecember 12, 2017. Sheet ...  


Lagonda Open Tourer owned by wartime pilot emerges for sale for £90000

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Nov 24, 2017
The 1931 Lagonda Open Tourer was acquired by Wing Commander Paddy Barthropp in WW2. The 1931 Lagonda Open Tourer was acquired by Wing Commander Paddy Barthropp during the Second World War when he swapped it for 400 gallons of aviation fuel he had ...  


This Is What a Perfect Lancia Stratos Looks Like

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Dec 5, 2017
If you can't get over the door handles on the Lamborghini Urus, feast your eyes on this Italian off-roader.  

Land Rover

Land Rover is going 100-percent electrified in two years. Here's the plan

Digital TrendsDigital Trends - Dec 12, 2017
Sometimes it takes a startup riding a tidal wave of social buzz to stir up the automotive industry – but not always. For an established, upscale brand like Land Rover to shake things up, the same old procedures and hierarchies must yield to more nimble ...  


Manitowoc man arrested after stealing keys to Lexus from South 41st Street car dealership

Herald Times ReporterHerald Times Reporter - Dec 5, 2017
MANITOWOC - A 20-year-old Manitowoc man was arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing the keys to a Lexus from a car dealership in the 1500 block of South 41st Street. A Manitowoc police report said Lamont M. Bennett and a woman test drove a Lexus Nov ...  


Two-bedroom loft in Motor Row's Locomobile Building wants $340K

Curbed ChicagoCurbed Chicago - Dec 11, 2017
Located in the 1927 former Locomobile Company of America showroom and service building at 2000 S. Michigan Avenue, this lofty Motor Row condo offers a lot of historical charm for relatively little scratch. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom home features ...  


Could Maserati follow Alfa Romeo with F1 return?

F1i.comMotor Authority - Dec 7, 2017
Could Maserati be about to follow in the footsteps of fellow Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brand Alfa Romeo and make a return to Formula 1? According to Auto Express' sources, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is preparing a similar deal to the one between Alfa ...  


The Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman Guard Will Save Your Hide When The World Goes Mad

JalopnikJalopnik - Dec 13, 2017
I just watched Baby Driver for the first time recently, and one of the problems in that movie is the cars aren't bulletproof enough. Everyone would have had a much easier time if there were rolling around in the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman Guard ...  


Jarvis: Joest Mazda Program is Like “Coming Back Home”

Sportscar365Sportscar365 - Dec 11, 2017
Oliver Jarvis says joining Mazda Team Joest is like “coming back home” to his familiar Joest team which he competed with for several years in Audi's LMP1 program. The Brit will embark on a full-season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entry as ...  

Mercedes Benz

Buy these four Mercedes-Benz AMG Black Series cars in one shot

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Dec 15, 2017
For those who love all things Affalterbach, the holy grail is Mercedes-Benz vehicle that's been given the Black Series treatment. The engineers at AMG rarely roll out such special machines, but they make a large, loud splash when they do. Just five ...  


Mitsubishi Looking for Synergies With Nissan, Targets Growth

Ward's AutoWard's Auto - Dec 14, 2017
MALIBU, CA – Long-struggling Mitsubishi is seeing brighter days ahead as the newest member of the Nissan-Renault alliance. But unclear is how long it will be before Nissan-Renault technology will appear in Mitsubishis in the U.S., or vice versa. “The ...  


Vineland Team Nissan holds reopening ceremony 3 years after devastating fire

Vineland Daily JournalVineland Daily Journal - Dec 15, 2017
VINELAND - Thursday's celebration at Team Nissan was a long time coming for the Schwartz family. Three years after a fire ravaged the South Delsea Drive car dealership, the operation is finally back in full swing. The occasion was marked with a ...  


The last Oldsmobile heads to auction

Automotive News (blog)Automotive News (blog) - Dec 11, 2017
Ready to roll again? The last Oldsmobile produced, a 2004 Alero, is being readied for auction this week. Send us a Letter. Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print. The last ...  


Steinhoff threat to Opel: Can the automaker survive solo in SA?

Wheels24Wheels24 - Dec 8, 2017
Which bodes ill for Opel. Could Opel be under threat in South Africa? The products are competitive and customer loyalty not insignificant. Those are the positives. Being a pure importer, without the benefit of export credits, awarded by locally ...  


Peugeot splits the difference between two and four wheels with ...

New AtlasNew Atlas - Dec 7, 2017
Electrified three-wheeled scooters that tilt into turns occupy one of the more interesting spaces when it comes to futuristic vehicle design. Sitting somewhere between a motorbike and a traditional motorcar, they could form part of a sustainable future ...  

Pierce Arrow

Rolling Merrily Along With Hal Prince

New York TimesNew York Times - Dec 1, 2017
Gone was the Pierce-Arrow motor car, the apartment near the Museum of Natural History. “If I didn't find a life in the theater, how the hell would I live?” young Hal worried. Photo. Prince, left, and Jason Robert Brown during a rehearsal of the musical ...  


Plymouth news briefs, Dec. 6
Wicked Local Plymouth - Dec 6, 2017

List your local organization's community news in Briefly. Submit a press release at least two weeks prior to your dated activity. Email to ocm@wickedlocal.com, fax to 508-591-6601 or mail to 182 Standish Ave., Plymouth, MA 02360. Email is preferred ...  


Complete Streets walkable Pontiac program yields bike racks, new bike lane to downtown

The Oakland PressThe Oakland Press - Dec 12, 2017
Complete Streets walkable Pontiac program yields bike racks, new bike lane to downtown. A biker rides off the new mile-long bike lane on Saginaw Street on the corner of Woodward Avenue. Photo by Natalie Broda - Digital First Media. By Natalie Broda ...  


2017 911 Carrera GTS Porsche review

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Dec 14, 2017
There are many variants of the 911. We took a closer look at the 2017 Carrera GTS.  


Is the Renault Zoe Star Wars edition the electric car for Han Solo?

The VergeThe Verge - Dec 15, 2017
Product tie-ins for Star Wars: The Last Jedi seem to have hit the market just in time for the holidays — along with the movie you've probably just seen — but there's already a car that pays homage to next year's Solo: A Star Wars Story. This is the ...  

Rolls Royce

Millionaire sells £10.50 raffle tickets for his mansion

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Dec 12, 2017
A millionaire is holding a competition to give away his £2.3m mansion for £10.50 a ticket - complete with a Rolls Royce, a stocked wine cellar, a gardener and a housekeeper. The four-bedroom hideaway is surrounded by a ten acre landscaped garden, three ...  


Tawazun Industrial Park home to Saab's new facility

The Nationalgulfnews.com - Dec 16, 2017
Tareq Abdul Rahim Al Hosani, chief executive officer of Tawazun Economic Council said Saab's facility will serve as a centre for development and production of a variety of defence and security products with an initial focus on sensor systems. In a ...  


Video: Lightweight Performance BMW M2 CSR Breaks BMW Record on Sachsenring

BMWBLOG (blog)BMWBLOG (blog) - Nov 17, 2017
To change that, recently, the folks at Auto Bild Sports Cars magazine have put the tuner's latest creation to the test and the result was a mind-blowing performance, with the BMW M2 CSR becoming the fastest BMW ever to go around the Sachsenring. The ...  


Skoda Kodiaq beats Kia Stinger and Honda Civic Type R to car of ...

NEWS.com.auNEWS.com.au - Dec 7, 2017
The Car of the Year for 2017 is ... a what?  


Spyker C8 Aileron LM85 special edition finishes off a Dutch treat

CNETCNET - Dec 5, 2017
It's been a long time coming, but the quirky Spyker C8 Aileron is finally exiting production. As you might expect from the colorfully styled Dutch sports car, the model is going out in particularly flashy style with this new motorsports-inspired LM85 ...  


Ron Cherry: Clean-burning '50 Studebaker Champion

The Union of Grass ValleyThe Union of Grass Valley - Dec 9, 2017
However, he made one major change, which was converting to propane. "I got tired of the bad gas we have," he said. "Now it runs great." It was something that Lucky would have done if he had owned the car. You can catch Tim's Studebaker around town ...  


Get Ready For Winter With A 1990 Subaru

JalopnikJalopnik - Dec 9, 2017
In an attempt to appease our new ice overlords, I would suggest buying a Subaru Justy, Loyale or Legacy. All of them are fine safe options for cruising around town, traveling in problematic weather or just making our new spiteful winter gods happy. We ...  


TVR Griffith: PH Used Buying Guide

Pistonheads.comPistonheads.com - Nov 23, 2017
The arrival of a 280hp 4.3-litre derivative brought with it even better performance figures, yet still TVR charged much less than its competitors. A 4.3 cost £28,965, making it much more affordable than anything else of comparable pace or style. In ...  


Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s

Washington PostWashington Post - Dec 18, 2017
TOKYO — Toyota plans to offer more than 10 purely electric vehicle models in its lineup by the early 2020s, marking the Japanese automaker's commitment to that growing technology sector. Toyota Motor Corp. now offers no purely electric vehicles ...  


Henry Marsh: 'Ukraine is like a Trabant that wants to be a Ferrari'

The GuardianThe Guardian - Nov 26, 2017
First, they positioned the patient's head for surgery, a delicate manoeuvre. Once the incision had been made, and the skull opened, Marsh and his surgeons navigated their way to the tumour with a microscope. Thanks to a Canadian-Ukrainian benefactor ...  


Vauxhall job cuts 'nothing to do with output or performance', says ...

AutocarAutocar - Dec 15, 2017
Growing trend for SUVs has impacted on other car types, including models such as the Astra, which is built at Ellesmere Port.  


Volkswagen Official Gets 7-Year Term in Diesel-Emissions Cheating

New York TimesNew York Times - Dec 6, 2017
DETROIT — A top Volkswagen official in the United States was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in prison for his role in the German automaker's decade-long scheme to cheat on diesel emissions tests. The sentencing of Oliver Schmidt, a former ...  


Palmetto Railways gets initial go-ahead for Volvo Cars rail line

Charleston Post CourierCharleston Post Courier - Dec 5, 2017
A plan to let Palmetto Railways buy the land it needs to link the Volvo Cars manufacturing campus with a CSX rail line, even as it waits for permits for the new tracks, received initial approval Tuesday from the state's Joint Bond Review Committee. The ...  

Car Salesman

Police: Used car salesman scammed customers

FOX 5 AtlantaFOX 5 Atlanta - Dec 12, 2017
DULUTH, Ga. - Duluth Police say a used car salesman wasn't truthful when it came to two cars he sold, and they think there are more victims out there. They allege that Jason Demetro, who worked with United Liquidators, rolled back odometers to show ...  

Taxi Driver

'Safe Ride' taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting two women ...

WCPOWCPO - Dec 11, 2017
Police arrested a taxi driver Monday who is accused of sexually assaulting two women.  

Automobile Designer

Here's a Chance to Own a Piece of Automotive History

AutoGuide.comAutoGuide.com - Dec 2, 2017
Heading to the RM Sotheby's Arizona 2018 auction is Tucker Number 1029, a 1948 Tucker 48 owned by the automobile designer himself. As his actual car, this particular Tucker 48 was used in a promotional filmstrip that introduced the new 48 to the world ...  

Automotive Designer

Rare Hand-Built Art on Wheels Heading to Bermuda Dunes DiMora Vicci 6.2 Slated For Display at Desert Event ...
The Daily Telescope - Dec 5, 2017

The distinctive rolling art on wheels is the result of a unique collaboration between Palm Springs resident and automotive designer Sir Alfred J. DiMora and equally influential Totemic Energy Artist Zen Master Lee Sun-Don of Taiwan. Upon purchase of ...  

Van Driver

Drunk van driver smashed through garden wall

BBC NewsBBC News - Dec 11, 2017
A van driver has been found guilty of smashing through a wall into a garden at high speed while under the influence of alcohol. A court was told Mark Boyle collided with the wall after zig-zagging across the road and mounting a pavement in Crieff. The ...  

Truck Driver

Truck driver who rear-ended Highlands school bus has poor driving record

WFLAWFLA - Dec 14, 2017
Highway officials say Stanley Lockwood, 45, of Orlando faces a reckless driving charge after the crash, which occurred on U.S. 27 Wednesday morning. According to the incident report, Lockwood was traveling northbound when the bus that was stopped with ...  

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