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Fernando Alonso: I felt like Grosjean stole my wallet with VSC overtake

Fernando Alonso has retracted his complaint towards Romain Grosjean after suggesting the Haas driver had illegally overtaken him under the Virtual …

Auto Racing

This is how motorsport technology has changed your everyday car

From all-wheel drive to active suspension and many other things in between, the technologies innovated in the quest for racing glory more often than …

Carbon Fiber

Daimler CEO says weaker Mercedes prices tied to WLTP bottlenecks

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler (DAIGn.DE) Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche said the introduction of the new WLTP emissions testing procedure was causing delays getting Mercedes-Benz vehicles certified for road worthiness, distorting supply and demand.<p>Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche gives a speech at the …

Car Tech

10 Underrated Classic Cars

<i>Few can afford most high-priced classic cars, so we put together a list of ten that experts consider to be undervalued or emerging, and therefore</i> …

Classic Cars

Say hello to the 812 Superfast — the fastest and most powerful Ferrari in history

The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta was an impressive car. But the new 812 Superfast is understandably more impressive.<p>Maranello pulled the cover off the new …

Auto Shows

Jaguar XJ at 50: driving the 1968 original and the current model

With 2018 being the Jaguar XJ’s 50th anniversary year, it provides the perfect excuse to see just how far the model has come in that time. And there can be no better way to do it than by driving one of the very earliest cars back to back with one of the latest to hit the road.<p>Which is how I find …

Jaguar XJ

Watch Lamborghini’s Ballsiest Aventador Set New Nurburgring Record

The upcoming SVJ ultra-performance variant beat Porsche’s GT2 RS by two seconds.<p>When it comes to the ultimate test of performance, a lap time at the 12.9-mile Nürburgring Nordschleife continues to be automakers’ preferred way to show dominance. For almost a year, Porsche has held the record for …

Sports Cars

I'm Really Going to Need You All to Stop Buying Clapped-Out Dodge Vipers

Seriously. Stop it. You are ruining the secret. The secret that early Dodge Vipers could be some of the best bargain beater cars out there. I’m done …

Sports Cars

Tesla Model 3 teardown points to only $28,000 in potential material and production cost

Several Tesla Model 3 vehicles were bought by competing automaker engineering firms to try and to learn about the technology.<p>Earlier this year, a German automaker was reportedly impressed by the Model 3 after having reverse-engineered it.<p>Now, another German firm has reportedly completed a teardown …

Martin Luther King's last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech

On the eve of his assassination, King delivered an improvised masterpiece, ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop’. In it, the civil rights leader foresaw his own death.<p><b>While the man who</b> would assassinate him the next day was holed up in the New Rebel motel, hundreds of people were filtering into Mason …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Why I left Fox News

You could measure the decline of Fox News by the drop in the quality of guests waiting in the green room. A year and a half ago, you might have heard George Will discussing policy with a senator while a former Cabinet member listened in. Today, you would meet a Republican commissar with a …

Gun Control

Ford Teases the New Shelby GT500 (Again)

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 strip show continues, and the American automaker has given us our best look yet at the face of the forthcoming Mustang model.<p>Fitted with flared front fenders and a big Audi-like grille, the GT500 will include a robust front splitter and large lower vents that extend …

Ford Bronco Looks Like It Will Be Boxy and Awesome

Ford laid out future plans to <i>Car and Driver</i> and other assembled journalists in Dearborn, Michigan, today, with news touching on several upcoming performance and off-road-capable vehicles. Among the several teasers released at the briefing was the first look—sorta—at the upcoming Ford Bronco and a …

2019 Ram 1500: Refined Capability In A Full-Size Go-Anywhere Pickup Truck

It’s been 25 years since Dodge upended the staid world for full-size pickup truck design with the 1994 model Ram 1500. In those days, Dodge was a distant also-ran to the Ford and GM trucks that dominated the market, and Chrysler felt it had nothing to lose by trying something radical. The “big-rig” …

Cycling Doesn't Harm Women’s Sexual Health, Study Finds ​

Two months after the biggest study to date assured men that, contrary to decades of misinformation, cycling won’t kill their erections, women can welcome some good news of their own. The largest study of its kind just reported that cycling had no negative impact on the sexual and urinary function …

Yale neuroscientists debunked the idea that anyone is “normal”

Don’t you wish everyone would just act more normal, like you? I know I do.<p>But normal is a relative state that depends on time, place, and circumstance. There’s no one right way to be a human, and that applies to mental as well as physical states. That’s why neuroscientists are advocating for more …

Psychology

Jaguar is releasing its stunning Tesla rival in 2018 — here's a closer look at the SUV

Tesla's Model X is about to get some competition in the electric SUV market, as Electrek reports that European customers just leaked the prices for Jaguar's first fully-electric vehicle, the I-Pace. The vehicle is expected to start at $76,400 and, depending on the features you choose, could near …

Electric SUV

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Here's Why We Think the 2018 Mustang GT Could Make 455 Horsepower

We've got a suspicion that the V8 Mustang will get a 20-horsepower boost, based on a sneaky little hint from Ford.<p>When we first saw the 2018 Ford Mustang last week, Ford was being coy about exact specifications. Both the GT and the EcoBoost will get horsepower and torque increases Ford said, though …

Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 Production Increases Are Coming -- Even With Slowing Orders

Historically, commercial jet orders have been sharply cyclical, with boom times followed by big busts. In the past year or two, order activity has slowed significantly at <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) and <b>Airbus</b> (NASDAQOTH: EADSY), indicating that the current cycle is past its peak.<p>Order activity for the Boeing …

2018 Ford Mustang GT convertible Photo Gallery

Replace All Cars With Lamborghini Diablo GTs

Allow me to offer a modest proposal: replace all cars with Lamborghini Diablo GTs.<p>Many problems face the driving world today. Gridlock. Distracted …

BMW i8 to possibly gain IBM's Watson

Everyone’s seen the IBM Watson commercials. You know, the ones where famous celebrities like Bob Dylan talk to Watson and ask it humorous questions. …

Hyundai was infuriatingly vague about this cool new foldable electric scooter

A good idea with very little substance<p>Hyundai just announced an electric scooter concept here at CES 2017. It’s a scooter that shares the same name as the company’s lineup of green cars. But Hyundai stopped <i>very</i> short of offering more detail about what the scooter can do, or when / if it will be …

McLaren P14 Super Series (spy photo) Photo Gallery