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Honda boss thought 2017 F1 engine step was "too easy"

Honda Formula 1 chief Yusuke Hasegawa has admitted the Japanese manufacturer thought developing the engine technology required to catch its rivals …

Motorsport

Formula 1: Mercedes working to reduce W08's weight in a bid to overhaul Ferrari

Mercedes are working on reducing the weight of its W08 challenger, with reports suggesting it is currently over the minimum weight limit of 728kg, in …

Motor Racing

Formula 1: Australian GP Tech Bites: Mercedes and Red Bull

Mercedes stated early in the weekend that pre-season testing hadn’t gone exactly to plan, despite clocking the most laps and showing signs of having …

Motor Racing

Natalie Decker Joins Venturini Motorsports in ARCA Racing Series

Natalie Decker Venturini Motorsports Driver; Toledo, Elko and Pocono Await – Previously, she became the first female driver to score a podium in ARCA …

Tesla Will Fix German Hero's Car Free Of Charge

The German Tesla owner who sacrificed the rear bumper of his Model S to bring an unconscious man’s runaway car to a halt will get free, expedited …

Tesla

The Grand Tour Season One Wasn't Perfect But In The End It Delivered

<i>The Grand Tour</i> launched with huge anticipation; veteran entertainers returning with the backing of Amazon, a company with a new-age digital strategy …

Top Gear

2019 BMW M2 Competition spy video

The BMW M2 is a <i>Motor Authority</i> favorite. The car’s powerful engine, razor-sharp handling and rear-wheel-drive layout ticks all the right boxes. Soon, …

Valtteri Bottas joins Mercedes for F1 2017, Felipe Massa to Williams

Williams has announced it is releasing Valtteri Bottas to join Mercedes with Felipe Massa reversing his decision to retire from Formula 1 to replace …

2018 Mercedes-AMG GLA45: Here It Is

Mercedes' raucous baby SUV gets some subtle upgrades, and a not-so-subtle paint scheme.<p>Back in the 1980s, Mercedes tuner AMG became well-known for offering wickedly fast versions of the E-Class that more-or-less maintained the car's subtle looks. AMG will still sell you a sleeper E-Class, but it …

Android Auto

2017 Porsche 911 GTS: Here It Is

The GTS tends to be the finest version of the 911, and now with 450 horsepower, that should continue.<p>The GTS always tends to be the happiest medium of the 911 lineup. It's not as hardcore as a GT3 but more purposeful than the base Carrera. It's our perfect roadgoing 911.<p>And now, with the …

Porsche

2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (spy photo) Photo Gallery

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 May Debut This Month After All (Update: Probably Later)

Officer Pulls Over Speeding Student, Teaches Him to Tie a Tie

A Wisconsin college student got an unexpected lesson when a police officer pulled him over as he rushed to find a friend to help him tie his necktie …

Ferrari F1 team says Sebastian Vettel must be 'less agitated'

Sebastian Vettel must "drive with composure, be more calm, less agitated" if he wants to remain in the Ferrari Formula 1 team beyond 2017, according …

Alfa Romeo

Many BMW Models To Lose Roadside Assistance As 2G Network Is Shut Down

AT&T’s phase out of its 2G network will disable BMW’s roadside assistance service for many of the brand’s models, but thankfully, an upgrade will be …

Customers

Tesla's fix for Supercharger squatters is a $0.40 per minute fee

As the number of Teslas on the road continues to increase, owners are running into a growing problem. While there are Superchargers located nationwide for them to plug in and quickly charge up, they can quickly get clogged up if one jerk leaves their car parked there for a few hours. Since its cars …

Wild, Multilayered Portraits Look Like Intricate Paper Sculptures

These digital illustrations are actual dimensional renderings with a tactile textured aesthetic.<p>Mixing 3D modeling with carefully applied shadows, Maxim Shkret’s digital creations evoke densely layered paper sculptures. His 3D digital illustrations range from renderings of animals to figures, …

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

Is it wicked? Damn straight.<p>If there’s one thing that’s not in short supply at AMG, it’s confidence. Tobias Moers, Mercedes-AMG’s chairman and CEO, told us in no uncertain terms to compare the latest version of the brand’s sports car, the GT R, against the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. “Our car is faster,” …

Volkswagen plans big changes, betting on electric cars and other new technology

Volkswagen Group's namesake brand hopes to bounce back from its diesel emissions scandal with a broad restructuring that will mean more battery-powered cars, digital services such as ride sharing, and more SUVs for the U.S. market.<p>Herbert Diess, head of the Volkswagen division, unveiled the German …

Electric Vehicles

Bernie Ecclestone criticises F1 rules and questions drivers' commitment

Ecclestone wants the rules to be made easier to allow drivers to race each other on track.<p>Bernie Ecclestone believes the rules regarding overtaking …

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Alonso asks for consistency in FIA penalties

Fernando Alonso has backed the FIA's sharper focus on driving standards, but the Spaniard says that the key is that the rules are applied …

Motor Racing

Dale Earnhardt Jr Stopped for Speeding on Way to NASCAR Race

Racer gets lucky this time around<p>NASCAR drivers are used to racing at speeds approaching 200 mph, which means driving on public roads is likely an excruciating exercise in restraint. Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently proved this while driving to the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway when he was …

Motorsport

Formula One legend labels Max Verstappen as 'stupid' and 'arrogant'

There were many talking points from Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton kept his title dreams alive with another victory in Mexico City, …

Auto Racing

McLaren Reportedly Loses Mobil Sponsorship To Red Bull Racing

It’s no secret that McLaren has lost some (if not all) of its winning form over the past few years, and that’s had an unfortunate effect on its …

Motorsport

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Teens