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Long Government Shutdown Could Devastate Auto Industry, Too

“This doesn’t impact me . . . mentally. I’m not afraid of a couple of weeks of government being shut down,” Sean Hannity, the multimillionaire media personality, said with practiced obtuseness from his reptilian perch this week. His comrades on the other side of the political DMZ were just as …

Please Calm the Hell Down About the Tesla Model S Fire

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.03.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:00 pm. 4:00 pm<p>The first reported Tesla Model S fire …

The Radical RXC is a practical, everyday car. Seriously, it can even go over speed bumps! Video ---> http://bit.ly/1dYosaX

Top Truck Challenge 2013! Starting October 7th on the Motor Trend Channel

'Boy Wonder of Supercar Sales' talks Lamborghini

Brett David has a pretty darn good life. At 26 years old, he's the CEO of Prestige Imports in Miami, which puts him at the wheel of the largest Lamborghini dealership in the US. Prestige also happens to have moved more Audis than any other dealer in three years.<p>CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> had him on for a …

The Tesla Fire Is A Textbook PR Problem - And They Should Fix It

The sole person in the car escaped without harm, and emergency responders eventually extinguished the fire. But it’s not good for any company when consumers see an incriminating photo. All those millions of potential Tesla drivers tend to see is fire + Tesla = something bad happened.<p>The kicker came …

At $52 million, a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO is the world's most expensive car. More ---> http://bit.ly/GBCeoP

Throwback Thursday: Remember that time a pair of Ferrari F50s played tug of war? Video --> http://bit.ly/Z8XVlw

Ford pulls official support from top-level NHRA teams

As the smallest team in the sport, it wasn't really a surprise when Dodge decided to pull out of NASCAR, but <i>Autoweek</i> is reporting that Ford is looking to pull the plug on its professional-level NHRA sponsorships following the 2014 season. With attendance and television ratings down, the article …

2014 Jaguar F-Type S Pure Sound!

Photographing Star Trails From Space, At 17,000 MPH

Is this really Earth we see in these photographs? It can’t be. There’s no blue ocean, golden continents, or clearly delineated socio-political boundaries. It must be some sort of cosmic record player…or maybe just a really great Photoshop…of something.<p>In truth, these photos offer us a glimpse of …

Watch: An Astronaut’s One-Way Trip Into Space

It’s a haunting image, but then again, there are worse ways to spend retirement.<p>It’s the cruel joke of the universe. The longevity of man simply doesn’t scale to the unfathomable expanses of the cosmos. Our closest neighbor, the Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy, is 25,000 light years away. Even if you …

Director Rian Johnson’s Full-Length Spoiler: A Downloadable “Looper” Commentary Track

Some movies benefit from repeat viewings. The time travel genre seems like an especially ripe candidate for double-dipping–since the ending of such movies often alters one’s perception of everything that came beforehand, it’s tempting to go back and see how the logic holds up. In the case of the …

LG Korea launches G2 with ill-advised marketing stunt, injures 20 (video)

It's a fine line that gadget fans have to walk, moderating our techno-lust <i>just</i> enough that we don't start hurting people. It's a lesson that LG Korea has just learned the hard way after a promotional event for the new G2 caused 20 people to be injured. The "G in the cloud" event in Seoul involved …

HTC stands for hipster troll carwash

Mobile phone maker HTC is launching a new campaign with Robert Downey Jr that aims to reinvent its brand. As a carwash with trolls.<p>The troubled manufacturer, which saw profits plunge in the last quarter to their second-lowest ever levels, is aiming to remind users that its approach makes it …

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First Open Source Airplane Could Cost Just $15,000

There's an open source airplane being developed in Canada, and now its designers are looking to double down on the digital trends, turning to …

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Fischer MRX - Korean-American Supersport

Image Source<p>Lets say you want to buy a middleweight twin-cylinder sportbike. Think for a moment of how many options you have. No, not the Ducati 848 …

Never Meet Your Heroes, Lamborghini Countach Edition

It's often been said that you should never meet your heroes. But a few weeks ago, I couldn't resist the call of a certain carbureted V12.<p>The vehicle in question was a 1985 Lamborghini Countach 5000 S, whose wedge-like silhouette occupied prominent poster real estate during my car-addled …

Do you think the U.S. will be the top market for the new BMW i8? More -> http://bit.ly/14kZY4x

Triumph 675 Daytona custom

Kev Taggart and Tim Rogers are stuck in the past. They run the English workshop Spirit Of The Seventies, turning out exquisite resto-mods based on Japanese classics like the Kawasaki Z750 and the Yamaha XS650.<p>So this latest bike is a surprising change of direction. “Our client came to us with a …

Zero recalls 268 motorcycles for troubled brakes

Zero Motorcycles is recalling 268 of its electric motorcycles due a faulty mounting bolt on the front brake caliper, which is prone to corrosion. Were the bolts to fail or fracture, the caliper could come loose and that could stop the front wheels. This, of course, would be very bad news at …

LeMons: Speedycop upside-downs the ante

As a follow-up to the roadracing Cessna 310 and the self-propelled pop-up camper, inimitable 24 Hours of LeMons builder and racer Jeff Bloch, known …

Pagani Huayra | Richard Hammond reviews | Top Gear Series 19 | BBC

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A Deeper Look at the Bentley Continental GT3 Racing Program

The Bentley Boys Return with a Seemingly Unlikely Vehicular Partner<p>The Bentley Continental GT3 race car recently made its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Weeks before the event, we had a chance to find out more about the new race program when we shared a meal with three men at the Gilpin …

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