Maya Seemann

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Gunning For The Truth

Associated Press News

Plane makes emergency landing on a Florida highway

A pilot is forced to make an emergency landing on a Florida highway during a routine inspection flight.<p>A pilot made an emergency landing on a highway in Florida, <b>US</b>, after his plane lost power.<p>Pilot Curtis Boulware was flying with a customer who was looking to buy the 1956 Beechcraft T-34 Mentor …

Louisiana prisoner released after 41 years in solitary

Herman Wallace, who is dying of cancer, endured long legal battles after his 1972 murder conviction<p>A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released from prison late on Tuesday, his lawyers said.<p>Late on Tuesday, US district chief …

Associated Press News

Obama shortens Asia trip due to government shutdown: official

President Barack Obama has postponed visits to Malaysia and the Philippines so he can concentrate on dealing with the first federal government shutdown in 17 years, an administration official confirmed Wednesday.<p>National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said that "logistically, it was …

Dodge Charger Pursuit nets quickest lap in police car test

We wouldn't advocate trying to outrun the police, no matter what you're driving and no matter what they are. But if you see a Dodge Charger bearing down on you with blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror, you'd better think twice before attempting to flee, because the Charger Pursuit has once …

Alfa Romeo 4C to sell at Maserati stores

The rocky road that is Alfa Romeo's return to the United States has taken yet another twist, as rumors are sprouting that the sleek, new 4C sports car will follow in the footsteps of the 8C Competizione and go on sale at Maserati dealerships. The 8C was sold exclusively at Maserati dealers in the …

Koenigsegg gets its own certified pre-owned program

Certified pre-owned programs are a great option if you're looking for a well-maintained, newer vehicle that has some kind of warranty, without paying full price. As it's a good system, there are a lot of automakers that now offer a CPO option. The newest and perhaps most surprising purveyor of …

Motor Authority

$1.35M buys a Mercedes G63 6x6 that's bulletproof

Unstoppable. That's what comes to mind when images of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 cross our screen, as it's usually annihilating some barren stretch of desert. In reality, though, the über-G-Wagen isn't all that unstoppable - it may have six-wheel drive, but it's a car, more or less like any …

If You Name Your Car, You Might Be Not Normal

No, it’s not crazy to name your car.<p>“Not normal,” maybe, to borrow the latest tag line from Mini USA, but not crazy, either.<p>In fact, according to Nationwide Insurance, it’s “National Name Your Car Day” on Oct. 2. The “holiday” gave Nationwide an excuse to poll more than 1,000 U.S. car owners.<p>The …

Stocks Fall Before U.S. Government Begins Shutdown

U.S. stocks fell on Monday as the Federal Government moved towards a shutdown because Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill could not agree on an emergency short-term budget. The midnight deadline passed with no deal and Government agencies started to shut down.<p>Haggling and grandstanding went …

1962 Peugeot 404

This 1962 Peugeot 404 is said to be a good project car that currently runs and drives. The seller adds that the interior needs work, and if rust …

Why I sleep in each car I buy the first night I own it

A bizarre tradition that only means everything.<p>Now that I live in New York City, I meet people who have never owned a car. EVER.<p>Those people are crazy.<p>I grew up in a rural New Jersey town known more for its buffalo farms and hot air balloon festivals than any semblance of urban life, and I never …

New York City

Watch this '65 Corvette decimate an autocross course

A 500 horsepower C2 makes sweet music<p>What happens when you buy a 1965 Corvette for nothing but flogging around a track? You end up with something like the beast from the video below. BrianHobaugh's C2 Corvette is unlike any other, and CorvetteBlogger.comcaught up with him to find out what makes it …

Sports Cars

Stories From The Road

We're all enthusiasts. Here's how we got that way.<p>Enthusiasm isn't born in a vacuum. You live it. We've all had experiences that helped shape, fuel, and cement our automotive passion. These are those stories and the lasting memories that they left behind.<p>So what're you waiting for?<p>Go read 'em.

Cement

Buy this 1991 Lamborghini LM002 and a modular kayak

Because Lamborghinis have never exactly been practical<p>The Lamborghini LM002 is one of the wildest off-roaders ever made, and it was the first road-going four-wheel drive model ever made by Lamborghini. This one hails from Bonham's, and it's up for auction on October 11 in Belgium. Known as the …

Lamborghini

1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler 429 Cobra Jet Under $13k

This 1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler 429 Cobra Jet is said to be one of 46 with this specification according to an included Marti report, and to have …

The first customer-owned 2014 C7 Corvette hits the drag strip

Impressive numbers, even with an automatic<p>Owned by Hennessey Performance Engineering, this is the first customer-owned 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray to have recorded a 1/4 mile time. Completely stock, the specs include an automatic transmission, as well as the Z51 and 3LT packages. Yes, I know, it's an …

Sports Cars

Sideways and into the dirt

Mallory McMorrow's trackday epiphany.<p>For three years, I was a designer at Mattel working on the Hot Wheels brand. One of the benefits of the Hot Wheels office is being surrounded by people who love cars. These are people who collectively own a Porsche 911 GT3 RS, a Subaru WRX STI, a gaggle of …

Hot Wheels

Custom bike wunderkind Shinya Kimura's beautiful bikes, on film

What is the meaning of a motorcycle to on of the most creative constructors of our generation?<p>Shinya Kimura was one of the founders of ZERO, a Japanese outfit that specialized in old-school custom bikes. But banish any thought of the typical Screaming Eagle nonsense running around with tasseled …

Modern Architecture

Heroes, pressure, and learning to drive

Gas, clutch, and dad's high expectations were a perfect storm for this teen.<p>My father, a superb mechanic and amateur racecar driver, was my hero—a giant who cast a light on many of the paths I've followed throughout my life. Growing up at his various shops in the Bay Area offered countless …

San Mateo

Riding around in the poster car from childhood is better than coffee

Lamborghini Countach S<p>If you had a childhood somewhere between 1978 and 1992, there were three cars that were probably somewhere on your wall: the Ferrari Testarossa (or F40), a VW Beetle variant Porsche called the 959, and the Lamborghini Countach. Giugaro's aggressive angular wedge design …

Supercars

The 100 Best Car Tips For Men

Want to avoid expensive bills from the mechanic? Take a look at our comprehensive guide on keeping your ride in top shape, including how to handle any driving scenario<p><b>1. Rainproof Your Windshield</b>Manufacturers recommend replacing your blades every three months. Keep a spare set in your trunk. A …

Alex Trebek

This Is The Fastest Zero-Emission Motorcycle

The Mission R gives gas guzzlers a run for their money.<p>Two years ago, engineers at Mission Motors, a California electric-vehicle manufacturer, set their prototype loose at the 2.238-mile Laguna Seca Raceway. The bike clocked a lap time of 1:31.3, nearly 13 seconds faster than any other electric …

September auto sales: Ford, Chrysler up, but GM, Toyota sales fall

U.S. monthly auto sales declined in September for the first time in more than two years, in part because of a calendar quirk that landed Labor Day weekend sales in the August report.<p>Auto information company TrueCar.com estimated that by the time all of the automakers report their results Tuesday, …