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South Korean PM resigns over government response to ferry disaster

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won announced his resignation on Sunday over the government response to the ferry disaster, in which it was first announced that everyone had been rescued, focusing attention on poor regulatory controls.<p>The Sewol ferry sank on a routine trip …

Honda HR-V Name Confirmed for U.S.-Market Fit-Based Crossover

Honda confirmed at its 2014 New York auto show press conference that the upcoming Fit-based compact crossover will indeed be called HR-V for the U.S. market when it arrives this winter. No other details were shared, but three images of the U.S.-spec model were revealed, and as you’d expect, the CUV …

Honda

Top Performance Cars of the 2014 New York Auto Show

New York City isn’t exactly known for its car culture but that isn’t stopping a handful of automakers from unleashing their latest and greatest performance cars at the 2014 New York auto show this week. With power outputs ranging from a quaint 160 hp, to a frankly mad 625 hp, we thought it was …

Sports Cars

2014 BMW M235i, Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Shoot Out (W/Video)

Mercedes and BMW have always had it out for one another, including one notable battle between Benz’s 190E 2.3-16 and Bimmer’s E30 M3. Fast forward to today and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG and BMW M235i have just as strong of a rivalry since they’re both equally small and fast, but which one …

Roads

Mustang II Prototype, Pace Car Replica Star at Vegas Exhibit

50 (plus) Years of Mustang History on Display<p>One of the greatest things about any big anniversary is that it gives one the opportunity to reflect on where you’ve come from, and the 1963 Mustang II Prototype and 1964 ½ Mustang Pace Car replica on display at the 50th anniversary Mustang celebration …

Sports Cars

Mercedes to Revive Maybach Name with Special S-Class

After killing off Maybach a couple years ago, it appears as though Mercedes-Benz is ready to revive the name, albeit on only one model. Reports suggest the German automaker may be planning an exclusive S-Class model that will be branded with the hyper-premium Maybach name.<p>The special S-Class would …

Maybach

Rare Porsche 959 prototype to auction in Monaco

17 Apr<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>A super-rare Porsche 959 prototype is be sold by RM Auctions, one of the world’s most-renowned classic car auctioneers, at …

BMW Gets the 228i Back on Track with New Track Handling Package

We were already enthusiastic about the new 2-series coupe, but BMW turned up the volume with the announcement of a Track Handling package option for the 228i. There’s an $11,000 difference between the base 228i and the much sportier M235i, and BMW is using the new package to bridge that gap.<p>The …

50th Anniversary Mustang – Now in Kona Blue

Ford shows off under the Brooklyn Bridge<p>The covers of the Kona Blue sprayed version of the new 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year limited edition were just lifted off by Ford CEO Mark Fields and friends under the majestic towers of the Brooklyn Bridge (OK, not so much, it’s the kitschy mini version here in …

Sports Cars