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Meet The First Pot Stock Billionaire, Ebay Battle Persists

“You have probably never heard of Bart Mackay… but he is the first pot stock billionaire. Mackay’s holdings in CannaVest, which bills itself as the world’s leading hemp-based investment company, are valued at $1.8 billion. That figure might seem like a drug-induced hallucination, but it’s …

Mazda RX-Vision rotary-engined sports car concept revealed

At the heart of the RX-Vision is an all-new next-generation rotary engine called SkyActiv-R, an engine which is said to solve three key issues with …

Mazda

12-Rotor Rotary Engine Potentially Capable Of Space/Time Manipulation: Video

In the race to produce as much power as possible from an engine, it seems that the average builder turns to anything from the GM stable of …

Engines

How Mazda Reinvented the Diesel Engine

The company's new diesel engine will get 44 mpg plus meet strict emission standards.<p>Diesel-engine designers have long grappled with a dilemma: Reducing emissions meant either cutting efficiency or adding expensive equipment. With the Skyactiv-D, Mazda engineers decreased pollution, boosted mileage, …

Sold! German Auto Parts Company Buys the Nurburgring

Just when we thought American investor group HIG Capital had it in the bag, German auto parts company Capricorn Group swooped in and won the bid for the famed Nürburgring. The company secured ownership of the 13-mile Nürburgring and all its 170 turns by paying more than 100 million euros (about …

New Jersey Blocks Direct Tesla Auto Sales

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>New Jersey became the third state in the country to block the sale of Tesla Motors’s electric …

New Jersey blocks direct Tesla sales, as auto industry clings to old ways

New Jersey became the latest state on Tuesday to block direct sales of cars like Tesla Motor’s (s TSLA) electric Model S, following similar moves by …

Cop Resigns After Green Light Drag Race Video Goes Viral

Follow Antony<p>A police officer in Montgomery, Alabama has resigned after a video of him racing a local motorcycle rider went viral. The unidentified …

2015 Subaru WRX STI

The most extreme roadgoing Subaru—ever.<p>Prior to the drive preview of the 2015 Subaru WRX STI in Carmel, California, the car debuted at this year’s Detroit auto show. At that point, everyone had discovered that the STI’s 2.5-liter engine would produce 305 hp at 6000 rpm—the same as the outgoing …

Jay Leno Looks Back At 25 Years Of The Mazda MX-5 Miata: Video

The Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car has just turned 25, and Mazda is gearing up for a whole year of celebrations that will culminate with the unveiling …

Jay Leno

Move Over Aventador, McLaren’s P1 Is The New King Of Flames: Video

The Lamborghini Aventador is well known for its fire-spitting abilities, with one of the cars recently being used to cook a Christmas turkey. Well, …

Sports Cars

2015 Audi S1: The Hottest of Small Hatches

Affordable, upscale small-car fun for Europe's masses.<p>Two years ago, we spent some time behind the wheel of a limited-edition Audi A1 Quattro, and we were left in awe of the 256-hp supermini’s perfectly balanced chassis and incredible performance. In the immediate aftermath, Audi functionaries …

How the Mazda Miata Went from Sketch to Immortality

Our favorite little sports car hit the scene on Feb. 9, 1989.Originally published at roadandtrack.com.<p><i>Bob Hall/Mazda</i><p>Just as the Ford Mustang will forever be connected to the 1964 New York World's Fair, the Mazda Miata will always be able to trace its roots back to the Chicago Auto Show. On February …

Workday at the raceway -- with 2015 Subaru STI.

Hear Volvo's New V8 Supercars Engine Roar: Video

Formula One may be downsizing to turbocharged V-6 engines this year, but it’s good to see there are still some motorsport categories where a good ol’ …

Auto Racing

Toyota Supra Rumors, Audi Patent Leak, Jaguar Small Sedan: Car News Headlines

Toyota’s show-stopping FT-1 concept has been confirmed by sources to be a direct preview of a new Supra sports car. This new, fifth-generation Supra …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Toyota FT-1 Concept Will Spawn New Supra: Report

Toyota has made little secret of the fact it's keen for new mid-size sports car to fill the void left by the Supra’s exit from the market early last …

Sports Cars

Happy Birthday! Mazda MX-5 Miata Turns 25

Celebrating the Best British Roadster Built in Japan<p>Twenty-five years ago today, the original Mazda MX-5 Miata debuted at the 1989 Chicago auto show. After a quarter of a century, the Miata is still praised by enthusiasts and journalists alike. And the sales numbers back it up: with more than …

Police car stuck in the snow? Subaru to the WRX-cue!

Turbocharged, all-wheel-drive roadside assistance.<p>The Dodge Charger Pursuit is a hell of a police car, but like lots of rear-drive muscle, the snow can be its nemesis. Such was the case for a Hazel Park, MI police officer whose sedan got stuck in the white stuff. His roadside assistance wasn't what …

The Ultimate Lamborghini Aventador Sounds!

The Cummins 2.8 in the Frontier is something old, something new, and all rad

The specially developed 2.8-liter diesel is "ready to go for production."<p>Now that Nissan got our attention with its Cummins-powered Frontier Diesel Runner, we tracked down some of the guys at Cummins for a little more information about this torquey, fuel-efficient powertrain. The 2014 Chicago Auto …

Start Preparing For The Outdoor Marijuana Growing Season

Pot buyers add more than $1M to Colorado tax coffers

<b>DENVER</b> — In the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, retailers who shared their proprietary data with NBC News say they have collected $1.24 million in tax revenue.<p>Half of the state’s 35 licensed recreational retailers participated in the NBC News survey. The 18 retailers …

Feds make first step towards hemp legalization

The United States federal government may not be ready to sanction marijuana use, but a new agriculture bill is set to legalize preliminary stages of …