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Chris Hardwick's AMC Talk Show Yanked After Abuse Allegations

New York TimesNew York Times - Jun 17, 2018
A television show on AMC hosted by the comedian Chris Hardwick will not air as scheduled, the network said on Saturday, following allegations from an ex-girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra, that he had emotionally and sexually abused her. In an essay posted on ...  


2019 Acura RDX A-Spec - A Return To Form For Honda's ...

ForbesForbes - Jun 9, 2018
The 2019 Acura RDX A-Spec is a big step in the direction of returning the brand to its roots.  

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo steers from sports cars to SUVs with the Stelvio

NEWS.com.auNEWS.com.au - Jun 21, 2018
Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV arrives with a pair of entry models. The pragmatic and well-priced duo will more than satisfy buyers looking for a prestige soft-roader. Craig Duff. news.com.auJune 22, 201812:00am. Alfa Romeo StelvioSource:Supplied. THE times ...  


Celina holding its Celina Lake Festival

Lima OhioLima Ohio - Jun 11, 2018
CELINA — The Celina Lake Festival will take place at 9 a.m. Friday, July 27 through Sunday, July 29, on Lakeshore Drive, Celina. SUBMITTED INFORMATION BELOW: The Celina Lake Festival is well known as a host event for the International Amphicar ...  

Armstrong Siddeley

Hinkler's Armstrong Siddeley unveiling wows adoring fans

Bundaberg News MailBundaberg News Mail - Mar 3, 2018
ALMOST 90 years to the day it was first glimpsed by an adoring Brisbane crowd, Bert Hinkler's majestic Armstrong Siddeley 40760 was finally unveiled to the public once again. The unveiling is just three days shy of the event 90 years ago, when the ...  

Aston Martin

Aston Martin Rapide AMR is a 580-horsepower performance sedan ...

CNETCNET - Jun 12, 2018
A high-performance version of the Aston Martin Rapide is on the way. Called the Rapide AMR (which stands for, Aston Martin Racing) it packs increased ...  


Audi and Airbus' flying car gets thumbs-up for test - Roadshow

CNETCNET - Jun 21, 2018
The German government signs a letter of intent with executives from both companies.  

Austin Healey

Bugeye 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog) - Jun 17, 2018
Originally created by the British Motor Corporation as a low-cost sports car that could be sold for less than the MGA, the Austin Healey Sprite quickly took on a life of its own once it appeared in showrooms in 1958. Part of its enduring charm are its ...  

Austro Daimler

Bill Vance's Auto Reflections: Famed Porsche 356 born from a Beetle

Times ColonistTimes Colonist - Jun 1, 2018
Porsche moved to gasoline power with Austro-Daimler, followed by Daimler-Benz and Steyr. By 1930, he felt ready to open his own automotive consulting engineering business in Stuttgart, Germany. It did a variety of products, but its most enduring legacy ...  

Auto Union

Elon Musk Tweets Threaten Tesla Workers, Auto Union Claims
Law360 - May 24, 2018

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk violated federal labor law in a recent tweet suggesting the company's workers would lose their stock options if they unionized, the United Auto Workers union alleged in a charge filed ...  


Bird Scooter Rider Crashes Into Woman's BMW, Runs Away

NBC 7 San DiegoNBC 7 San Diego - Jun 20, 2018
A Pacific Beach woman says she is holding a rental electric scooter hostage until the person who crashed it into her BMW is found. Seda Onek said she parked her car along Mission Boulevard and Chalcedony Street Memorial Day weekend when a man on a ...  

Baker Electric

Hiway Truck Equipment expands

Fort Dodge MessengerFort Dodge Messenger - Jun 17, 2018
He said Jensen Builders Ltd. is the general contractor, Baker Electric is doing the electrical, Overhead Door Co. installed the doors and Bianchi Heating & Cooling Inc. handled the heating. “Everything was local,” Forsythe said. The new structure has ...  


One Dimension Could Be Enough For Patriots Rookie 'Thumper' Ja'Whaun Bentley

ForbesForbes - Jun 21, 2018
In a league where linebackers can now be mistaken for safeties, and where covering one sideline to the other is closer to a prerequisite than a plus, Ja'Whaun Bentley is no longer the prototype. Bentley's game is right through the gap and into 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 8907 miles on the odometer. Aston Martin of New England, a dealer in Waltham, Massachusettes, is offering it for $1.65 million. Red, with a red leather interior, the low-slung exotic has ...  


Tom Anliker – Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Borgward Group AG

Tires & Parts News (press release) (blog)Tires & Parts News (press release) (blog) - Jun 12, 2018
Being part of the team, who has the chance to revive the Borgward brand is such a “one-time” opportunity, since you can bring in all your gained experience and yet have the freedom to re-shape a brand from its history. Very challenging, but at the same ...  


Video: how to crash a Bugatti Veyron at 245mph

Top GearTop Gear - Jun 13, 2018
Now we live in an era in which supercars have topped 260 and 270mph – with 300mph being seriously whispered about in more than one arena in the industry – it' easy to forget what a monumental leap in power and speed the original Bugatti Veyron was ...  


A Buick SUV May Cost an Extra $8000 After China Tariffs

FortuneFortune - Jun 16, 2018
Buick buyers may be in for some sticker shock after President Donald Trump's tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports. The General Motors Co. brand's Envision sport utility vehicle, which starts at $31,995, is among the handful of autos imported into ...  


GM Investing $175 Million in the Next Generation of Cadillac Sedans

The DriveThe Drive - Jun 19, 2018
That money is going into the Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Michigan, which currently builds the Cadillac ATS and CTS and the Chevy Camaro, all of which are built on the GM Alpha platform. The working plan is for Cadillac to discontinue the ATS, ...  


This Concours-Ready 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Packs a Muncie Four-Speed
Automobile - Jun 18, 2018

He spec'd out a Rally Red 1967 Chevrolet Corvette convertible powered by a 400-horse 427-ci big-block paired with a Muncie M21 four-speed transmission. It was the Corvette of his dreams, but it was scheduled to be delivered while he was serving ...  


US accuses Fiat Chrysler, union of conspiring to break labor laws

CNBCCNBC - Jun 13, 2018
Top officials of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union conspired to violate U.S. labor laws, federal prosecutors alleged in a court document, saying a former executive at the automaker knew bribes paid to union leaders were ...  


Hagerty helps Petersen to expand tours of its Vault

The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog) - May 25, 2018
Among the vehicles stored in the vault are the Gulf-liveried Ford GT40 that won twice at Le Mans, a 1929 Bugatti Type 46, a 1936 Delahaye, a 1947 Cisitalia and Steve McQueen's 1956 Jaguar XKSS. “Car fans are going to be blown away by the vault tour,” ...  


New Citroen Berlingo 2018 review | Auto Express

AutoExpressAutoExpress - Jun 19, 2018
The new Citroen Berlingo ticks the practicality boxes, but how does it stack up against the Peugeot Rifter and Vauxhall Combo Life?  


Ex-managers at Santa Barbara mattress firm sue over pay
Pacific Coast Business Times - Mar 6, 2015

Along with Ergomotion, other defendants named in the case include Softide and Ergomotion's founder and former CEO, Alain Clenet. Vera and Grillo are seeking a collective minimum of $1.2 million in damages. “This is a case of corporate greed and ...  


UMW engaging with Daihatsu on proposal to raise stake in Perodua

The Edge Markets MYThe Edge Markets MY - May 25, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR: Diversified conglomerate UMW Holdings Bhd said it has been engaging with Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd's (Perodua) technological partner and shareholder Daihatsu Motor Co in its pursuit to become the largest shareholder of ...  


Daimler Does Dieselgate: Up to 1 Million Vehicles Have 'Defeat' Device, Says Regulators

The DriveThe Drive - Jun 12, 2018
The KBA mentioned that it believed Daimler had equipped the device in the majority of its "Euro 6" classified diesel engines, meaning that at minimum, vehicles manufactured after September 2014 when the pollution standard became effective. In all, the ...  


A Classic Datsun Z Gets a Hollywood Ending

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal - Jun 12, 2018
It was 2012 when my son came home and told me he saw a Datsun 240Z for sale three blocks away. The Z has always been an important car for me, but I had never owned one. When I was in junior high, a neighbor parked her red Z next to my mother's ...  

De Tomaso

Jersey-Bred Brothers Fare Differently On Different Tracks

TAPinto.netTAPinto.net - Jun 19, 2018
With Antonio Gallardo in the saddle for trainer Graham Motion, Irish Strait made the Dan Horn his sixth career win from 21 starts for owner-breeder Isabelle de Tomaso, the daughter of Monmouth founder Amory L. Haskell. The win earned the chestnut $36 ...  


Back in time: Brothers find love of the past in '83 DeLorean
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Jun 17, 2018

Justin Loden of Tupelo, along with his brother Jason of Dallas, bought their dream car – a 1983 DMC-12 DeLorean. Adam Robison | BUY AT PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM. djr-2018-06-17-liv-deloreanp4. The DeLorean had been sitting in storage in Tupelo for ...  


DeSoto interstate roadwork heads toward finish line

DeSoto Times-TribuneDeSoto Times-Tribune - Jun 18, 2018
“When the final stretch is complete, we will have full connectivity between I-55 in Mississippi and I-40 in Tennessee,” the Northern District Transportation Commissioner said in his latest newsletter. “It will drive new growth opportunities for DeSoto ...  

Detroit Electric

Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles

ReutersReuters - Jan 15, 2018
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers that now totals $90 billion and is still growing, a Reuters analysis shows.  


Dodge Data & Analytics Debuts Industry-First Market Intelligence and Collaboration Platform at AIA 2018 Conference
Markets Insider - Jun 21, 2018

NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dodge Data & Analytics, North America's leading provider of data, analytics, news and intelligence for the construction industry, will debut the new Dodge Construction Central™ platform at the American Institute ...  


Duesenberg Paloma review

MusicRadarMusicRadar - Jun 10, 2018
What you probably already know about German brand Duesenberg: it is named after Depression-era American super cars that made a Rolls Royce look like a Fiat Panda; its guitars look the absolute business; and Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers guitarist ...  


Edsel Ford II recalls train station memories at sculpture unveiling

Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press - Jun 14, 2018
Ford shared his memories of the train station at an unveiling of a sculpture of Henry and Clara Ford.  

Facel Vega

Here's why Retromobile is the Frenchest car show in the world

AutoweekAutoweek - Jun 7, 2018
There were at least a half-dozen handbuilt, midcentury, Hemi-powered FACEL Vega GTs, including a resto-modded one with a Hellcat motor. There were two Mercedes-Benz 600 six-door Pullman Presidential Landaulets, parked for sale, right across the aisle ...  


Crypto Exchange Binance to Offer Fiat-Crypto Trading via Malta-Based Platform

CointelegraphCointelegraph - Jun 11, 2018
Crypto exchange Binance announced plans to allow fiat-crypto trading this year through a separate Malta-based exchange, a Binance representative told Cointelegraph today, June 11. Binance is currently the second largest cryptocurrency exchange by ...  


What it Takes to Insure a Ferrari

Barron'sBarron's - Jun 18, 2018
Italian sports-car maker Ferrari built 39 of its 250 GTOs in the early 1960s, selling them to select buyers for about $18,000 each. Today, the racer is the most expensive and collectible car in the world. A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO fetched more than ...  


As Auto Industry Transforms, Ford and Volkswagen Consider an Alliance

New York TimesNew York Times - Jun 20, 2018
Traditional automakers have faced increasing pressure in recent years from changed driving habits, the swift development of technology and emerging rivals from Silicon Valley. So to avoid being left behind, some are teaming up. Volkswagen and Ford, two ...  


2018 GMC Canyon Denali Quick Take

Kelley Blue BookKelley Blue Book - Jun 18, 2018
We already knew we liked the GMC Canyon. It offers SUV-like refinement, best-in-class towing capacity (up to 7,700 pounds), and cool looks, plus a choice of three engines including a diesel. So when we got the chance to drive the top-of-the-line Denali ...  


Iconic Goggomobil at gallery

Riverine HeraldRiverine Herald - Jun 1, 2018
The iconic Goggomobil Dart car, painted with distinctive paper darts by Melbourne contemporary artist Robert Clinch will be on show at Benalla Art Gallery from May 25 to June 24. The Goggomobil D'Art Project is being exhibited to celebrate the annual ...  


The Hummer H1 Marches Back To Life In An Intensely Rugged And ...

ForbesForbes - Jun 13, 2018
It's baaack! Debuting in 1992, the humongous Hummer H1 was a barely civilianized version of the mighty military HUMVEE (for High Mobility Multipurpose ...  

Hispano Suiza

Reel to wheel

Times of MaltaTimes of Malta - May 27, 2018
A 1922 priceless and historic Hispano Suiza, insured for €2.5 million, has finally arrived on the island, ready for the next day filming of the National Geographic second series of Genius, now featuring well known actor Antonio Banderas in the role of ...  


Car catches fire after being traded in to Paramus Honda dealer

NorthJersey.comNorthJersey.com - Jun 18, 2018
A service technician for Honda just conducted a test drive of a newly acquired trade-in Volkswagen Routan minivan at its off-site facility, said Bruce Laga, Honda Service Manager. The technician brought the minivan onto the lift when he noticed smoke ...  


How Elkhorn got its World-Famous Car Museum

Virden Empire AdvanceVirden Empire Advance - May 24, 2018
Years later, Ike was able to purchase the remains of that very same Hupmobile. Ike's first task was to start clearing the location where the metal shell of the car sat. It was in very sad condition. The parts were very carefully moved to Ike's garage ...  


Hyundai, Kia vehicles spontaneously catching fire

WPXI PittsburghWPXI Pittsburgh - Jun 14, 2018
Cars are catching fire and it's not because of crashes. Drivers are reporting their Hyundai and Kia vehicles are spontaneously going up in flames. After seeing videos of the fires, the Center for Auto Safety reviewed complaints filed with the National ...  


Isuzu and Jiffy serve up a Banquet
Tina Massey (press release) - Jun 15, 2018

“Following the shut down in production of the Nissan Cabstar, we were looking for a replacement 3.5 tonne model. The Isuzu Grafter Green launch was perfect timing for us, as it gives us a short wheelbase, single axle, reliable 3.5t vehicle backed by ...  


2019 Jeep Renegade Revealed in Full

Motor TrendMotor Trend - Jun 21, 2018
We saw a few pictures of the 2019 Jeep Renegade earlier this month, but now the automaker is releasing a full gallery of images, and more details, on the updated model. Although this is still the Euro-spec version, we now have a better idea of the ...  

Jeep Willys

Jeep Willys 8×8: Co je zač tahle podivná stonožka z divokých sedmdesátek?

Autoweb.czAutoweb.cz - Jun 14, 2018
Mysleli jste si, že offroad s přemnoženými nápravami je výdobytkem dneška? Omyl – starý vojenský Jeep Willys s náhonem na všech osm kol tu byl hned o pár dekád dříve. jeep-willys-centipede-1.jpg Celá galerie 6. Zdroj: offroadxtreme.com. Monstrózně ...  


Hennessey, Bugatti, and Koenigsegg Are Racing to Break 300 mph

BloombergBloomberg - Jun 6, 2018
The top speed notched by a production car, 277 mph, was reached by a Koenigsegg Agera RS on a closed course in Nevada last year. That beat Bugatti Automobiles SAS's long-held 267.8 mph mark and inspired a slew of challengers, most promisingly ...  


New Aston Lagonda SUV To Be Electric, On Sale In 2021

InsideEVsInsideEVs - May 28, 2018
Aston Martin has officially revealed that its first car from luxury sub-brand Lagonda will be an all-electric SUV, arriving in 2021. There are no concrete details about the car available yet, but we do know that the car will feature styling that's an ...  


In defense of Lancia

AutoweekAutoweek - Jun 6, 2018
At last week's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Capital Markets Day, where the company laid out its latest five-year plan, poor, beleaguered Lancia got nary a mention. Right now the only Lancia sold anywhere in the world is a tarted-up and rebadged Fiat 500 ...  

Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover's new subscription service is UK-only for now ...

The VergeThe Verge - Jun 15, 2018
Jaguar Land Rover is launching a new vehicle subscription service in the UK. It's another sign that the auto industry is branching out into new ownership models ...  


Lexus LM350 and LM300h Names Reserved in the US

AutoGuide.comAutoGuide.com - Jun 18, 2018
Lexus has filed to trademark the LM350 and LM300h names with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Japanese luxury brand appears to have a new model on the way, with this filing serving as proof of its interest in the 'LM' nameplate in the ...  


Model J Duesie, award-winning Locomobile on docket for Pacific Grove auction

The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog) - Jun 12, 2018
One of five 1931 Duesenberg Model J Derham-bodied sport convertible sedans and a 1916 Locomobile Model 38 collapsible cabriolet that won the FIVA Preservation Award last year at Pebble Beach are among the early consignments for Worldwide ...  


The Outlier: The Maserati Levante S Is A Refreshing Splash Of Color In The Grey World Of Premium SUVs

EntrepreneurEntrepreneur - Jun 21, 2018
When Maserati first unveiled the Levante in 2016, I'll admit to rolling my eyes. It seemed absolutely anti-thetical to what the Maserati brand was all about. In my eyes, a Maserati conveys style and panache, honed through the decades out of a rich ...  


Mercedes-Maybach Vision Crossover looks nice, we hope it stays a concept

DriveMagDriveMag - Jun 12, 2018
Right, let's talk for a minute about the Mercedes-Maybach range, concept cars included, as it evolved over the last year. The latest contraption Stuttgart brought to life is the Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury. Yes, it's an SUV, an all-electric one even.  


The 2019 Mazda Miata Is Doing The Dang Thing And Bringing 181 ...

JalopnikJalopnik - Jun 20, 2018
Just over a week ago, Mazda Japan announced its 2019 Mazda Miata—the light, little car everyone either loves (or hates because everyone else loves it)—will ...  

Mercedes Benz

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class first drive review: Luxury enhanced

CNETCNET - Jun 19, 2018
It's been four years since this generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class was introduced, and the company is wasting no time updating the luxury car with all its latest know-how. From more powerful yet more efficient powertrains, to an even more ...  


Mitsubishi Materials unveils boardroom shake-up as data tampering ...

ReutersReuters - Jun 11, 2018
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Mitsubishi Materials Corp (5711.T) on Monday announced a top management reshuffle after the maker of metals and other products ...  


2018 Nissan Sentra Buying Guide | Compact sedan specs, safety, review, and more

Autoblog (blog)Autoblog (blog) - Jun 13, 2018
The Sentra has been a fixture of the Nissan stable since 1982, part of the early wave of fuel-efficient Japanese imports and first introduced as a replacement for a model from Nissan's old Datsun brand. Now in its seventh generation, the compact Sentra ...  


This Morning: 26th Annual Oldsmobile Homecoming Preview

WLNSWLNS - Jun 14, 2018
Organizer Steve Zaban expects nearly 500 Oldsmobile's to gather at the Auto Owner's Insurance Complex from 9:00 am - 3:00pm. All owner's who would like showcase their vehicles can get registered on site Saturday morning. This year organizers are ...  


Vauxhall/Opel research and development centre plays key role in ...

Automotive World (press release)Automotive World (press release) - Jun 18, 2018
Vauxhall/Opel's Engineering Centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany has taken on an important role within Group PSA, utilising its expertise in the global development ...  


Peugeot-based Opel Corsa confirmed for 2019 | IOL Motoring

Independent OnlineIndependent Online - Jun 14, 2018
Rüsselsheim - Opel has confirmed that it will introduce an all-new Corsa hatchback in 2019, and that (as had been expected) it will be based on new parent ...  

Pierce Arrow

9-day, 2300-mile Great Race sets off from Buffalo this weekend

Buffalo NewsBuffalo News - Jun 18, 2018
They're coming for the 2018 Great Race, which will bring more than 120 antique cars and possibly tens of thousands of onlookers to the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum on June 23. It's there, at the corner of Seneca and Michigan streets, that ...  


New Plymouth Building Celebrated
Patch.com - Jun 16, 2018

The following is from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation: PLYMOUTH – The Baker-Polito Administration Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking for the new administration building at Plymouth Municipal Airport, which has received $4.8 million ...  


Debt in Pontiac School District drops to $11M as enrollment improves
The Oakland Press - Jun 15, 2018

Debt in Pontiac School District drops to $11M as enrollment improves. Pontiac High School's new athletic entrance, part of the $35 million in planned renovations for the district through its sinking fund millage. Photo by Natalie Broda - Digital First ...  


How Porsche Became Hollywood's Golden Car

Esquire.comEsquire.com - Jun 15, 2018
In 1955, at the age of 24, and fresh from the success of East of Eden, actor James Dean popped down to John von Neumann's Competition Motors in Hollywood, California to in a MG TD for a new Porsche 356 1500 Super Speedster. The sports car purveyor ...  


Gasly hails Honda improvement as Renault push Red Bull for engine decision

Formula 1Formula 1 - Jun 12, 2018
With a decision looming for the former world champions on whether they should continue with Renault power or make the switch to Honda for 2019, Pierre Gasly's drive up the order from 19th on the grid would no doubt have caught Christian Horner and ...  

Rolls Royce

From dusk til Rolls-Royce Dawn

CNETCNET - Jun 12, 2018
A Rolls-Royce for the ages. When I first saw the car, it spoke of the Italian riviera. Sadly, that's a little far away. Some we've come to Cornwall. The English riviera instead. Swapping gelato for Mr Whippy. [MUSIC] This might just be the most serene ...  


Saab, Damen team for Brazilian corvettes

The Maritime ExecutiveIHS Jane's 360 - Jun 18, 2018
Saab is looking forward to the cooperation with Damen and the local partners for the CCT programme. We believe our proposal meets the requirements of the Brazilian Navy and offers the added value of industrial cooperation and transfer of technology ...  


Video: AC Schnitzer BMW M5 Sets New Sachsenring Lap Record

BMWBLOG (blog)BMWBLOG (blog) - Jun 8, 2018
AC Schnizer tuned the BMW M5 to 700 HP and 850 Nm of torque, invited Jorg Muller to take it for a spin on the Sachsenring and went faster than the SV ...  


All-New Skoda Kodiaq vRS Sets Nurburgring Lap Record for Seven-Seat SUVs

The DriveThe Drive - Jun 15, 2018
For the record-breaking performance, Czech car manufacturer Skoda called upon Nurburgring native Schmitz to pilot its first and yet-to-be-launched high-performance SUV around the 12.9-mile circuit. Sabine is a regular participant in the VLN Endurance ...  


2018 Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder

Top SpeedTop Speed - May 16, 2018
Originally founded in the Netherlands in 1880 as a producer of carriages, Spyker pivoted to create fighter planes at the outset of the World War I but eventually went under in 1925. However, the name was revived in 2000, and now Spyker produces ...  


Ron Cherry: A simple '55 Studebaker pickup

The Union of Grass ValleyThe Union of Grass Valley - Jun 15, 2018
When John Stiarwalt built his '55 Studebaker pickup, his philosophy was basic: "It gets me from point A to point B." That's not to say that what he drives doesn't matter, but that he isn't interested in what it looks like or how it runs, but the things ...  


This bear got trapped in a Subaru Outback in Lake Tahoe. How brave is the deputy who freed him?

Sacramento BeeSacramento Bee - Jun 20, 2018
A bear got trapped inside a Subaru Outback in Carnelian Bay in Lake Tahoe recently and destroyed the interior so badly that the doors could not be unlocked. So a Placer County sheriff's deputy decided the safest way to get the bear out of the car was ...  


The firm that gave us the most brutish sports cars of the Nineties and Noughties has grown up. A bit.

Top GearTop Gear - May 22, 2018
The TVR Griffith sounds superb. The noise that flows out from those side exit exhaust pipes is a proper fat, rounded V8 rumble, but with a racer's edge, sharp and revvy. Yet smooth, too. There's a lot to it; this 5.0-litre naturally aspirated V8 is ...  


Toyota Is Investing $1 Billion in the Ride Hailing Company That Bought Uber's Southeast Asia Business

FortuneFortune - Jun 13, 2018
Toyota Motor Corp. is making its largest bet to date on ride hailing with a $1 billion investment in Singapore's Grab Holdings. The Japanese auto manufacturer's investment values Grab, Southeast Asia's largest car-hailing service, at just over $10 ...  


6th Annual Trabant Fest to Happen on July 7 in Teteven, Bulgaria

EU ScoopEU Scoop - Jun 14, 2018
The sixth annual Trabant fest in Teteven will start on July 7. Trabant fans will be able to enjoy their favorite socialist automobile. This event will include a Trabant parade, a closed-track race, and a competition for the most beautiful and authentic ...  


Vauxhall design concept hints at brand's future styling | Autocar

AutocarAutocar - Jun 14, 2018
Image hints at a concept car, expected to be fully revealed later this year, that will represent Vauxhall's future design direction.  


Volkswagen finally gives Golf GTI the tech it deserves

Since 1974, the Volkswagen Golf has proven that driving can be fun, and driving fun can be affordable. The spacious hatchback has always balanced good handling with punchy powertrains in a package versatile enough to mature with owners beyond their ...  


2019 Volvo V60 first drive review: The best kind of cookie cutter

CNETCNET - Jun 11, 2018
The term "cookie cutter" usually throws shade at an automaker for failing to create an expressive design for each of its vehicles (think Audi's which-car-is-which lineup). But when you're Volvo, and you've come out with one of the best design languages ...  

Car Salesman

Obituary: Joseph C. Manzinger Sr. / Former car salesman known for self-deprecating humor
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jun 21, 2018

Joseph C. Manzinger Sr. was not one to boast about his accomplishments — whether it be winning a Commendation Medal for his service in Korea or serving as the vice president of the Pittsburgh Automobile Trade Association. Rather, most remember him ...  

Taxi Driver

Moscow taxi driver was not drunk: traffic authority

ReutersReuters - Jun 16, 2018
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in the center of Moscow on Saturday was not drunk, the Moscow traffic authority said. A damaged taxi, which ran into a crowd of people, is evacuated in central Moscow, Russia June 16, 2018.  

Automobile Designer

Lafayette 148 Resort 2019

WWDWWD - Jun 7, 2018
She's long mined inspiration from art, architecture and travel, this season focused on Sonia Delaunay, a Ukrainian-born French artist in the Twenties who also held roles as a costume designer and automobile designer. There was a gloss of Art Deco ...  

Automotive Designer

Book Review: Damsels in Design

Car Design News (blog)Car Design News (blog) - Jun 21, 2018
Featuring domed passenger cars, the train required the design of interiors, seating textiles, silverware – well beyond the normal scope of an automotive designer. Young artist and designer Amy Light was hired exclusively for this project. Harley Earl ...  

Van Driver

Van driver loses control, vehicle crashes into home in Duarte

The San Gabriel Valley TribuneThe San Gabriel Valley Tribune - Jun 18, 2018
A van crashed into a wall in the front yard of a home in Duarte on Sunday afternoon after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The white van appeared to have been travelling north in the 500 block of Las Lomas Drive at around 6:53 p.m. when it drove ...  

Truck Driver

Truck driver killed in wreck on I-95 in Dillon County | WPDE

wpde.comwpde.com - Jun 14, 2018
A truck driver was killed in a wreck Thursday morning on I-95 North near mile marker 189 in Dillon County, according to Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley.  

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