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Tesla reports earnings and boosts production

Tesla Motors is promising a big boost in production of its electric cars, encouraging analysts to remain bullish on the Silicon Valley electric car company.<p>In a second-quarter earnings announcement, Tesla said it would meet earlier projections of producing 35,000 of its high-end battery-powered …

Chris Harris is the best drift instructor

From small, well-executed tasks come wonderful smoky drifts.<p>To properly drift, you need to make sure your tools are properly set up for the job. Those tools are your limbs. Interestingly, the way Chris Harris explains how he likes to position his seat and wheel in the car is probably the most …

Can VW and Fiat Chrysler Merge and Manage 20 Brands?

Rumors that Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could merge to become the biggest four-wheeled Goliath of all time have been squashed by high-ranking executives on both sides.<p>But since our industry runs on rumor, let’s imagine Volkswagen, Audi, Škoda, SEAT, Porsche, Lamborghini, Bentley, …

Test Drive: The 2015 McLaren 650S Supercar

I feel sorry for people who own the 2015 McLaren 650S.<p>They’re susceptible to suffering from a condition I call DDS (Delusional Driving Syndrome). Symptoms include irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, moments of irrational euphoria, and the mistaken belief that they are characters inside Sony’s …

Tesla announces plan to boost production in 2015

Tesla Motors Inc.Chief ExecutiveElon Muskpromised shareholders a dramatic boost in the production of his company's electric cars, telling investors that Tesla will produce 35,000 cars this year and will have the capacity to produce up to 100,000 in 2015.<p><b>FOR THE RECORD:</b><p>Tesla earnings: An article in …

Mob Rules: Watch A Quintet of BMW M235i Coupes Take Urban Drifting to A New Level

Drifting in heavily populated urban areas can be difficult for a novice: You’ve got to find shelter from the weather, procure a can of beans, and single out a few tolerant citizens to panhandle from, all while keeping an eye out for the man. BMW, on the other hand, has the clout to drift with …

2016 Audi Q7: Everything We Know About the Next-Gen SUV

First previewed by the Pikes Peak Quattro concept in January 2003 and launched in 2006, the current Audi Q7 is a familiar sight in affluent neighborhoods the world over. But as those dates indicate, it’s getting long in the tooth. It’s good, then, that the second generation—rendered above—of the …