Developer's about-face will see AMC return to the biggest city in Kansas
Kansas City Business Journal - Apr 25, 2017
With the renovations of the 47,586-square-foot building, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AMC) will be re-entering a market that has been dominated by Wichitan Bill Warren's Warren Theatres. Currently, Leawood-based AMC's closest locations are ...
2018 Acura TLX Sneak Peek Review: More Than Just a Pretty New Face?
TFLcar.comTFLcar.com - Apr 21, 2017
Please keep in mind that Acura allowed me to get a sneak peek at the car before it hits the Acura dealerships in June. However there is a caveat, I cannot disclose pricing and driving impressions until May 18. So while I can't tell you how the new ...
Buying bang for your buck: Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti
Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Apr 21, 2017
It is the cover car of the moment for enthusiast publications across the country. And the introduction of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio deserves the notice. With it Fiat Chrysler Automobiles marks the real return of Alfa Romeo sales and ...
Το κινεζικό Amphicar [video] | Drive
DriveDrive - Apr 2, 2017
Το κινεζικό Amphicar [video] - H ιδέα δεν είναι τωρινή, αλλά ο Κινέζος μηχανικός τα έχει καταφέρει μια χαρά με τα μέσα και τα κεφάλαια που διαθέτει. - H ιδέα δεν ...
From the mayor's desk
Forbes AdvocateForbes Advocate - Apr 6, 2017
On the weekend we had the Armstrong Siddeley Car Club of Australia host their rally in Forbes. I attended the presentation dinner on Sunday night and it was a very pleasant evening getting to know the members. Our Council staff were given a great wrap ...
What happens when petrol-heads unleash £65 million worth of Aston Martin vehicles in an empty factory
AutoweekThe Sun - Apr 28, 2017
Showcasing vehicles from all stages of the company's 104-year history, millions of pounds worth of luxury car were driven by Aston Martin Racing drivers Darren Turner and Nicki Thiim, Chief Engineer Matt Becker across the empty stretches of concrete.
310-mile range and 320kW: 2019's Audi e-tron Sportback
Ars TechnicaArs Technica - Apr 21, 2017
In the meantime, Porsche and Audi have been working on long-range battery EVs that should start appearing next year. And at the Shanghai Auto Show on Friday, Audi announced a second long-range EV will go on sale in 2019: the e-tron Sportback.
Restored Austin-Healey 100 to be sold at Goodwood FoS auction
Classic and Performance CarClassic and Performance Car - Apr 19, 2017
There's something very special about motor show cars, and Bonhams is offering a particularly special Austin-Healey 100 at its upcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed auction on 30 June. First displayed at the 1955 Earls Court Motor Show, 'TAC 787' will be ...
The world's first sportscar up for auction ... or is it?
New Atlas - Nov 22, 2016
The Austro-Daimler Prinz Heinrich was modeled on the car that finished 1-2-3 in the same 1910 trial in which the Vauxhall competed, with the winning driver being a 34-year-old Ferdinand Porsche, who continues to influence sportscar design to this day.
Auto Union Urges DC Circ. To Uphold VW Unit Ruling
Law360 (subscription) - Mar 29, 2017
Law360, New York (March 28, 2017, 7:54 PM EDT) -- A United Auto Workers local urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to back the National Labor Relations Board's approval of a micro-unit of maintenance workers at Volkswagen's Tennessee plant, saying the ...
BMW Earnings Rise as New Models Reach Showrooms
Wall Street Journal (subscription) - Apr 20, 2017
BERLIN—BMW AG said pretax earnings rose 27% in the first quarter as the luxury car maker benefited from one-off financial gains and strong earnings in China, but investment in technology and new models hit profitability at its core automotive division.
San Diego Solar Day Ignites Kids' Interest in Renewable Energy with Solar Science Challenges
AltEnergyMag (press release) - Apr 24, 2017
Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar company, and Cleantech San Diego, a nonprofit trade organization supporting the region's cleantech economy, hosted the 2nd Annual San Diego Solar Day (SDSD) on Saturday, April 15 at California State University ...
The chaos created by former Alabama governor Bentley's fall is now headed for a 2017 special election
Washington PostWashington Post - Apr 26, 2017
Alabama Republicans had no problem dropping former governor Robert Bentley (R), who resigned this month after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors related to covering up an alleged affair. That's because it's Alabama: There are plenty more electable ...
Sold for £600000: a 1968 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada
Telegraph.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. Ferrari is a name known by every human on the planet, other than those that spend their days firing blowdarts at monkeys ...
The Crazy Story of Borgward, the German Carmaker You've Never Heard Of
HowStuffWorks NOWHowStuffWorks NOW - Apr 21, 2017
Carl F. W. Borgward was a German industrialist who got involved in the car business in 1919 by way of an automotive parts company called Bremer Reifen-Industrie GmbH. That company would eventually become the Borgward company. He had no silver ...
One-Off Bugatti Veyron Tiffany Edition Is Looking For A Rich New Owner
CarBuzzCarBuzz - Apr 29, 2017
The Veyron is also known for spawning a mind-boggling number of unique special edition models, including this rare Tiffany Edition currently for sale at Dubai-based dealer Knight International. It was commissioned in honor of world-famous jeweller ...
Can Buick's Avenir track Denali's ascent?
Automotive News (subscription) (blog)Automotive News (subscription) (blog) - Apr 24, 2017
The automaker is applying a similar formula at Buick with Avenir, a new subbrand that adds a bolder grille, flashier wheels and a plusher interior cleansed by a cabin-air ionizer. While Avenir may have a hard time matching Denali in the U.S., it has ...
Cadillac 5th at own golf invitational
Cadillac News (subscription) - Apr 26, 2017
Cadillac 5th at own golf invitational. CADILLAC — Cadillac took advantage of the home course and a beautiful day to take fifth in its own golf invitational Tuesday at the Cadillac Country Club. Gaylord won the.
Chevrolet Teen Driver and Smart Driver Technology: Our first take
Digital TrendsDigital Trends - Apr 24, 2017
Chevrolet is one such brand that has recently developed a system that aims to give parents information on their teen drivers that would also track and improve their own driving habits. We took the keys of a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatch to experience the ...
Chrysler Museum of Art wins 1st round of worldwide "Dance-Off" competition
Virginian-PilotVirginian-Pilot - Apr 20, 2017
A video still from the Chrysler Museum of Art's "When You Work at a Museum Dance-off" 2016 entry. The staff at the Chrysler Museum of Art created and submitted the video for the museum dance-off competition. The Chrysler won three rounds and lost in ...
The hidden links between Detroit's dream cars and Turin's design icons
ItalyEurope24 (subscription)ItalyEurope24 (subscription) - Apr 3, 2017
Both Harley Earl, who is considered the father of US automotive design, and Virgil Exner were influenced by the two-seater sports car the 1947 Cisitalia 202. The one on show in Turin is the Cisitalia 202 SMM Spider Nuvolari by Giovanni Savonuzzi ...
Peugeot Citroen investigated over diesel emissions
BBC NewsBBC News - Apr 24, 2017
The French car firm PSA Peugeot-Citroen is under investigation by French prosecutors for cheating diesel emission tests, according to reports. The Reuters and AFP news agencies say they have been told by judicial sources that the company is being ...
Second Generation Classics
Waupaca County NewsWaupaca County News - Apr 28, 2017
Included in the Second Generation class are such vehicles as the Avanti II, Clenet, Duesenberg II, Excalibur, Pray Auburn, Pray Cord, Shay Model A, Thunderbird and Zimmer. “Neo-Classics were, in the beginning, a modern vehicle with classic styling,” ...
MEC recalls Daihatsu Terios & Gran Max models
Gulf TimesThe Peninsula Qatar - Apr 23, 2017
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in collaboration with Taleb Trading Co, dealer of Daihatsu vehicles in Qatar, has announced the recall of Daihatsu Terios 7 Seats and Gran Max models of 2012-2016 over a defect in the fuel hose that could lead to a ...
After VW's record $2.8B fine, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler could be next
CNBCCNBC - Apr 27, 2017
Daimler AG is finding itself in the crosshairs and wondering whether it could be the next target in a crackdown on diesel emissions scams. The automaker issued an advisory Wednesday that it could face penalties such as fines and recalls as regulators ...
Datsun Redigo 1.0, AMT launch later this year
Autocar India - Apr 27, 2017
The entry-level model from Datsun, the Redigo, has been on sale in India since June 2016. Datsun's first model off the Renault-Nissan alliance's CMF-A flexible platform, the Redigo hasn't found too many takers right from the beginning. The Redigo Sport ...
This 1973 De Tomaso Pantera Could Be Your Boutique Brute
The DriveThe Drive - Apr 4, 2017
The De Tomaso Pantera was one of the '70's greatest marvels. Styled by the design giant Ghia, it had a steel monocoque construction that sturdily held up the mid mounted engine, a 351-cubic inch Cleveland V8 built by Ford. It intertwined the ...
This 'Back To The Future' Fan Theory Points To The Real Hero Of Time Travel
UPROXXUPROXX - Apr 21, 2017
A fan theory suggests that the true hero of Back To The Future is none other than the vehicle that powers the time travel antics, the Delorean. It may sound ridiculous, but come on, we're talking about a movie where a teenager is being seduced by his ...
DeSoto coach Todd Peterman calls anonymous handwritten note alleging wrongdoing 'comical and untrue'
Dallas News (blog)Dallas News (blog) - Apr 29, 2017
DeSoto football coach Todd Peterman has a simple description of an anonymous handwritten note that four months ago alleged wrongdoing by the school's football staff. "It's comical," he said Saturday, "and it's untrue." The note was sent to the ...
Thomas Edison's DC Charging Station and 1914 Detroit Electric Model 47 [Gallery]
ElectrekElectrek - Apr 21, 2017
As part of the BMW of North America and the US National Parks Services event we wrote about earlier, we had a chance to take a look at Thomas Edison's garage in Llewellyn Park and his Detroit Electric Model 47 that is on display there. This is the ...
Officials looking at housing in Scribner, Snyder and Dodge
Norfolk Daily News - Apr 28, 2017
Scribner had received a housing rehabilitation grant from the Norfolk-based district to be used by that town, Snyder and Dodge for local projects in 1999. Since then, money paid back from housing loans has been accruing in that grant account, with ...
Racing star got start in Lafayette
Journal and CourierJournal and Courier - Apr 21, 2017
Luckier than Shambaugh at Indianapolis, Sarles raced in Memorial Day 500-milers in 1919, 1920, 1921 and 1922, finishing second to Tommy Milton in 1921 behind the wheel of a Duesenberg. He often won events in Los Angeles, Tacoma and San Francisco.
Paul Edsel Mathison
Fillmore County JournalFillmore County Journal - Apr 25, 2017
Paul Edsel Mathison, 89, of Preston, died Monday, April 24, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga., due to a brain bleed. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Cherry Grove United Methodist Church in Cherry Grove, Minn., with Pastor Dave ...
Facel Vega HK500: Spotted
Pistonheads.comPistonheads.com - Nov 17, 2016
Usually, they aren't. In fact, just 62 are known to remain in the country, according to the Facel Vega Car Club UK, and they change hands less often than pandas indulge in a spot of aggressive cuddling. If you haven't heard of a Facel Vega, we'll ...
Fiat Chrysler Boss Openly Considers Spinning Off Jeep
JalopnikJalopnik - Apr 27, 2017
The first-quarter numbers suggest that is beginning to change, as new metal from the Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands — especially SUVs — start appearing in showrooms. The results offset a near-collapse in car sales. Like all manufacturers, FCA ...
Massive cruise ship features Ferrari go-kart track
Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Apr 24, 2017
The Norwegian Joy cruise ship will feature a two-level Ferrari-themed electric go-kart track on its top deck. The ship launches this summer.
Ford: How Low Can We Go?
Seeking Alpha - Apr 20, 2017
Ford's stock is so cheap, with such a strong dividend that it's a no brainer. If the company maintains the cash flow to justify keeping the dividend, it's a solid buy. If auto sales tumble, Ford has a massive stockpile of cash on hand. That dividend ...
GMC Prep cadet accepts West Point nomination
The Union-RecorderThe Union-Recorder - Apr 20, 2017
GMC Prep cadet William B. Caldwell V is following in the footsteps of the two men that held that name before him in attending the United States Military Academy at West Point. Caldwell formally accepted the appointment in a ceremony held in the ...
„Aprilscherz“ voller Unternehmungslust
Echo-onlineEcho-online - Mar 31, 2017
Da auch das Autofahren – begonnen hatte alles mit einem Goggomobil – bis 2015 ihr großes Hobby war, unternahm sie viele Touren im In- und Ausland. Dabei verhielt sie sich stets umsichtig und wurde später für 60 Jahre unfallfreies Fahren ausgezeichnet.
Crash causes traffic delays on U.S. 127, injures Hummer driver
MLive.comMLive.com - Apr 21, 2017
COLUMBIA TWP., MI - One person had injuries that were not considered serious after a Hummer struck the back of a pickup truck Friday afternoon on U.S. 127 near Cook Road. The pickup truck driver was waiting to turn left into the Liberty Landfill, 7900 S.
Pollution : Un arsenal gît au fond du Léman genevois
Tribune de GenèveTribune de Genève - Mar 31, 2017
Pollution Une entreprise privée, Hispano-Suiza, mais aussi l'armée se sont débarrassées de munitions dans le Petit-Lac. Une présence encombrante et ...
Honda must pay $55.3M to driver paralyzed in rollover crash, Pa ...
PennLive.comPennLive.com - Apr 21, 2017
A state appeals court has refused to grant Honda a new trial after a jury awarded $55.3 million to a man who was left paralyzed when he crashed one of its cars.
Hupmobile showroom was part of Omaha's Auto Row on Farnam Street
Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald - Mar 22, 2017
Hupmobile was one of many car manufacturers born in the excitement of the automobile's early years. Robert Hupp worked for Olds and Ford before he went into business with his brother and produced a two-passenger roadster in 1909. Henry Ford was ...
Hyundai built an awesome Santa Fe to cross the Antarctic
Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Apr 21, 2017
For added ground clearance, Hyundai fitted portal gears to the ends of the axles, a la Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4. Big tires also help with ground clearance, and the 38-inch examples used on the Santa Fe Sport are in fact enormous. They can even be ...
Isuzu launches six new truck series
The NationThe Nation - Apr 28, 2017
Isuzu has launched six new truck models to celebrate its 60th anniversary in Thailand. They are the FTR, FVM, FVZ, FXZ, FYH and GXZ series. Toshiaki Maekawa, president of Tri Petch Isuzu Sales Co, said: “Isuzu has positive expectations of the ...
Once little more than scrap, retired prof's beloved 1980 Jeep returned to him after 2-year restoration
New Castle NewsNew Castle News - Apr 24, 2017
With his wife already inside, Dr. Clarence Harms jogs to get into is beloved Jeep on Saturday to take it for a spin for the first time in about 12 years. The vehicle had sat rusting in Harms' yard for a decade before his son and grandson-in-law took it ...
See 'washes of color' from artist Maureen O'Neill at Newtown library
The Delaware County Daily TimesThe Delaware County Daily Times - Apr 11, 2017
But whether she is painting a World War II Jeep Willys, Gary Cooper's Duesenberg, or a 1950 Ford Club Coupe — all the forms are highlighted with interesting reflections and washes of color. Advertisement. “My father worked in accounting at ...
Koenigsegg Looking to Hire 40 New Employees
CarBuzzThe Drive - Apr 26, 2017
Koenigsegg, maker of some of the most advanced hypercars on the planet, is looking for 40 new employees to join the company, according to its website.
Lagonda to take on Rolls-Royce
MotoringMotoring - Mar 27, 2017
Aston Martin's luxury Lagonda nameplate will be revived to compete directly Rolls-Royce and Bentley.
This Homemade Lancia Track Car Has the Twin-Charged Heart of a Delta S4
RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Mar 31, 2017
Every time you think people have run out of ideas for custom cars, another wild creation pops up to blow our minds. This latest one is no different, because it's a custom-built mid-engine Lancia track car powered by a supercharged and turbocharged ...
Land Rover: Re-discovering the Discovery | Farm Forum
Farm ForumFarm Forum - Apr 20, 2017
BY SUE MEAD Motor Matters Re-engineered and re-designed, the 2017 Discovery brings more capability and technology to Land Rover's full-size SUV family.
Apple's self-driving test Lexus SUV photographed on Silicon Valley roads
TechCrunchTechCrunch - Apr 28, 2017
Apple's using a Lexus RX450h SUV for its autonomous vehicle testing program, as revealed by documents filed with the California DMV in accordance with licensing requirements for self-driving tests in the state. Now, Bloomberg has images of the vehicle ...
WWI: 100th anniversary of sorrow, boom time
CT PostCT Post - Apr 8, 2017
“After the factory went into receivership in 1921, Andy Riker took all the records home and put them in his garage,” said Norm Buckhart, who heads the Locomobile Society of America. “And then the garage burned down. So all of those production numbers ...
Ferrari, Aston Martin, Maserati sales soar in China as rich snub ...
Automotive News (subscription) (blog)Automotive News (subscription) (blog) - Apr 20, 2017
Aston Martin says it has a full order book for 2017 in China for its DB11 coupe. Send us a Letter. Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter ...
Mercedes-Maybach SUV Is For Those Who Want To Overdo It
Motor1.comMotor1.com - Apr 28, 2017
Mercedes-Maybach's lineup will soon grow to include a second member, which will join the S-Class-based stretched sedan. Answering Bentley's entry into the super luxury SUV segment, the German brand will launch a super posh vehicle, so far simply ...
Updated Mazda CX-5 SUV keeps strengths, upgrades luxuries
The Daily HeraldThe Daily Herald - Apr 25, 2017
Since 2013, when it first entered the marketplace, Mazda's CX-5 compact crossover SUV has one-upped its comparably priced competitors by besting their driving characteristics. Along with the expected utility and cargo flexibility of all compact SUVs ...
Mercedes-Benz's Famous High-Banked Test Track Turns 50
The DriveThe Drive - Apr 25, 2017
General Motors has its collage of famous corners at the Milford Proving Grounds, and Volkswagen rocks a five-mile straight at Ehra-Lessien, but Mercedes-Benz wants you to know its iconic 90-degree banked curve is still alive and kicking as it ...
Stephen Ames leads Champions' Mitsubishi Electric Classic (Apr 15, 2017)
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFOXSports.com - Apr 15, 2017
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) Stephen Ames shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over five players into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions' Mitsubishi Electric Classic. Ames had five birdies and a bogey at TPC Sugarloaf to reach 9-under 135 ...
2017 Nissan Rogue Sport starts just above $21000
CNETCNET - Apr 25, 2017
Nissan has announced pricing for its new 2017 Rogue Sport, a more compact version of the popular crossover. A base Rogue Sport S with front-wheel drive will start at $21,420 with all-wheel drive adding $1,350 to the window sticker. Standard features ...
The 1991 Oldsmobile 98 Was The Last Olds That Was Worth A Damn
The DriveThe Drive - Apr 23, 2017
To paraphrase The Big Lebowski, sometimes there's a car... I won't say a hero, 'cause what's a hero? But sometimes, there's a car. And I'm talkin' about the Oldsmobile 98 here. Sometimes, there's a car, well, it's the car for its time and place. It ...
Opel March European car registrations: +3%
Seeking Alpha - Apr 19, 2017
Opel (GM) car registrations +3.3% to 130799 units in March, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. Overall EU registrations +11.2.
Peugeot probed for #dieselgate cheating
Independent OnlineIndependent Online - Apr 25, 2017
Paris - France on Monday opened a judicial enquiry into allegations that Peugeot's parent company PSA cheated on diesel pollution tests in the latest twist in a huge emissions scandal that hit the industry in 2015. The carmaker vowed to "defend its ...
Me & My Car: 1918 Pierce-Arrow a bonafide joyride
East Bay TimesEast Bay Times - Apr 10, 2017
The car and the company were called Pierce-Arrow, but that wasn't how it started. The history goes back to 1878 when George Pierce started a company that made birdcages, bathtubs and bicycles. He made his first car in 1901, but it was in 1904 when the ...
Where in Plymouth? April 26
Wicked Local PlymouthWicked Local Plymouth - Apr 27, 2017
Reporters travel all over Plymouth each week in search of stories. In their travels, they pass many well-known places and many that are not so well known. See if you can guess where in Plymouth they are this week. If you think you know where this photo ...
Century-old General Motors neighborhood in Pontiac wants to rise above blighted past
The Oakland PressThe Oakland Press - Apr 22, 2017
Dayne Thomas, co-chair of the General Motors Modern Housing Steering Committee, explains how the urban garden will be laid out in the General Motors Modern Housing neighborhood in Pontiac, near General Motor's global propulsion systems facility on ...
Maria Sharapova ousts Anett Kontaveit to reach Porsche GP semifinals
New York TimesESPN - Apr 28, 2017
STUTTGART, Germany -- Maria Sharapova won again to move into the Porsche Grand Prix semifinals after beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 6-4 on Friday. In her third match following a 15-month doping ban, Sharapova converted five of her six break ...
Renault Predicts the Future of Formula One With R.S. 2027 Vision Concept
The DriveThe Drive - Apr 20, 2017
Formula 1 cars seem to be approaching engineering perfection, but according to Renault, there's plenty of room for improvement, as the company has shown with the R.S. 2027 Vision Concept. This prototype is the French automaker's prediction of what the ...
Historic Rolls-Royce Phantom that drove King George VI and Winston Churchill during WWII up for sale for £200000
The SunThe Sun - Apr 21, 2017
AN exquisite 80-year-old Rolls-Royce has hit the market, and comes with a historic royal and military pedigree. The 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III, once used to drive King George VI, General Eisenhower and Winston Churchill during WWII, is on sale with ...
Hull's digital talent prompts Saab to open new UK office at C4DI
Hull Daily MailHull Daily Mail - Apr 26, 2017
Saab has chosen C4DI as its first UK base in the North of England. Simon Read, UK director from Saab's Networks and Public Safety business unit, said "Saab has 5 offices in the UK but they are all in the South. "We have clients nationwide, so wanted to ...
Sachsenring wieder ein Thema?
Augsburger Allgemeinesz-online - Apr 21, 2017
Der Nachfolger von Bernie Ecclestone gab damit der Diskussion um mögliche Austragungsorte wie den Sachsenring oder den Lausitzring neue Nahrung. Allerdings wären dafür wohl zunächst hohe Investitionen in diese Strecken erforderlich, um sie tauglich ...
2017 Skoda Octavia facelift spotted testing sans camouflage in India
Tech2 (blog)Tech2 (blog) - Apr 21, 2017
While the Skoda faithful have been waiting for new about the launch of the Kodiaq in India, there seems to be another vehicle in the pipline, the launch of which should happen sooner. TeamBHP has reported a spy shot of the facelifted 2017 Skoda Octavia ...
Spyker Seeing Spike in Demand for Manual Transmissions
Car and Driver (blog)Car and Driver (blog) - Apr 17, 2017
Victor Muller, CEO of Dutch exotic-car maker Spyker, was introducing the C8 Preliator Spyder to the North American market at the New York auto show, and while noting that the Preliator comes standard with a manual transmission, he said that, in ...
Benjamin's Desk coworking community signs on at Studebaker ...
Curbed PhillyCurbed Philly - Apr 25, 2017
The coworking community will renovate more than 17000 square feet of space in the historic building, and will call itself the "Divine Works."
Boardman Subaru donates $30,000 to Akron Children's
WFMJWFMJ - Apr 26, 2017
Boardman Subaru is sharing the love with Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley. Wednesday morning Boardman Subaru presented a check to the hospital ...
Luxury sports car maker TVR still to confirm new factory in South Wales
WalesOnlineWalesOnline - Mar 30, 2017
The company looking to build a new generation of the iconic TVR sports car in South Wales has still to finalise its factory location. In 2015, with the backing of the Welsh Government, a £30m investment to produce new models of the TVR was announced.
Toyota recalls 228000 new Tacoma pickups for oil leaks
CNETCNET - Apr 28, 2017
Traditionally, oil leaks that lead to recalls can become fire hazards. In the case of Toyota's latest recall, these leaks can be a safety hazard in a different way. Toyota has issued a safety recall for approximately 228,000 examples of the 2016-2017 ...
Zondagmiddagpodium: Hongaarse en zigeunermuziek door Trio Trabant in De Oude ...
HCNieuws (persbericht)HCNieuws (persbericht) - Apr 1, 2017
Trio Trabant speelt muziek uit zuidwest Zigeunië, dat is het gebied waar de Trabant rondreed en nog steeds rijdt. Muziek uit Hongarije, Transsylvanië, Roemenië en zigeunermuziek komen in één optreden samen. Hartstochtelijke melodieën, strakke ritmes en ...
Police cars and helicopter chase Vauxhall Astra through Derby
Derby TelegraphDerby Telegraph - Apr 21, 2017
Police cars and a helicopter pursued a Vauxhall through Derby city centre after it failed to stop in the early hours of this morning. The force has now revealed its officers were involved in the chase shortly after midnight this morning. It also ...
Volkswagen to pay $2.8 billion in US diesel emission scandal
CNBCCNBC - Apr 21, 2017
A judge on Friday ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests, blessing a deal negotiated by the government for a "massive fraud" orchestrated by the German automaker. U.S ...
Volvo will launch its first all-electric car in 2019 to take on Tesla — here's everything we know
Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Apr 19, 2017
The carmaker said Wednesday that it plans to produce its first fully electric car in China and will export it around the world. The Swedish automaker, which is owned by the Chinese company Geely, is making a big bet on electric vehicles. In 2015, Volvo ...
Used car salesman accused of stealing cars from employer via forgery
MLive.comMLive.com - Apr 15, 2017
MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - A former used car salesman has been charged with stealing cars from his employer. Tracy Richard Mills, 50, of Whitehall is accused of altering invoices for cars he was supposed to be purchasing for Majestic Auto Sales, 6336 ...
Halifax taxi driver says cameras are critical to increased safety
Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca - Apr 27, 2017
“I imagine a lot of [people] especially women, would feel uncomfortable being alone with a taxi driver. I think that's the hard part of our industry is that, I can't tell them I'm not a sexual predator,” Al Delorey said, who's been driving cabs for the ...
Daytona 500 trophy named for Harley J. Earl, General Motors automobile designer, who died on this date in 1969
Headline SurferHeadline Surfer - Apr 10, 2017
Harley J. Earl, an American automobile designer (b. 1893), died on this date: April 10, 1969. Why is this worth noting? Because a replica of the trophy is given to the winning driver of the annual running of the Great American Race: The Daytona 500.
Q&A: Craig Callum, LEGO Design Manager
Car Design News (subscription) (blog)Car Design News (subscription) (blog) - Apr 26, 2017
I think as an automotive designer, you are trained to solve problems with a set of limitations and you adjust your palette and mindset, to best solve the problem and present a solution. I almost consider the LEGO bricks as a brand identity that we have ...
VIDEO: Dashcam shows “complete numpty” van driver mounting pavement in Dundee
The CourierThe Courier - Apr 20, 2017
A shocking video shows a “numpty” van driver mounting and driving along a pavement in Dundee yards away from where children play. A play swing is visible in a nearby garden as the reckless driver passes the shocked driver who filmed the clip. It shows ...
Lakeland garbage truck driver heads for international competition
The LedgerThe Ledger - Apr 30, 2017
Scott Burden, of the Hillsborough County Solid Waste Department, competes in the tractor/trailer competition during the SWANA Road-E-O held in the parking lot at the Airside Center at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport on Saturday. [SCOTT WHEELER/THE ...