Autos

FIA explains reasoning behind Halo introduction

The FIA has explained the reasoning behind the decision to introduce Halo for 2018, saying the device "represents the best solution to cockpit …

Auto Racing

General Motors may eliminate up to six cars from lineup, report says

DETROIT — General Motors has put six of its cars under review and is evaluating whether to cancel them in the coming years, according to a report from Reuters.<p>The news comes as sales of cars continue to plummet in the U.S. and as consumers increasingly turn to SUVs and pickups.<p>The company is …

Trucks

Electric car sales reach 40% growth in the US and it’s about to blow up

Once seen as a fad by industry watchers and auto executives, most would now admit that the rise of electric cars seems inevitable. Countries like Norway, where electric cars recently reached 42% of total new car sales, show that it is the future.<p>The US is definitely trailing behind, but the growth …

Electric Vehicles

2018 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon 65 edition

Sports Cars

Palmer: I've burnt the unlucky underpants

<<p>><p>Renault Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer says he has torched his ‘unlucky underpants’ as he seeks a change of fortune at the Hungarian Grand Prix …

Auto Racing

New 2017 BMW 240i Coupe Facelift shines in new photos

From the media launch of the updated M240i Coupe, BMW brings us a new photo gallery. Even if the two-door versions of the successful 2 Series are …

BMW

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sportbrake Looks Like a Modern Volvo 850 Racer

"Here comes the Volvo" is something BTCC commentators said while hoping to see an 850 wagon passing somebody. Sure, the modern day V90 has a few …

Jaguar Cars

Watch Tony Stewart Drift His Ford F-150 Raptor

ABS: Always be sideways.<p>Tony Stewart/Twitter<p>Max GoldbergView Max Goldberg's Articles<p>instagram.com/maxems<p>Tony Stewart is obviously enjoying the …

Ford Motor Company

The first-ever XC40 will take Volvo into a brand-new market segment

Why it matters to you<p>Brand-new models like the Volvo XC40 are helping democratize premium features and state-of-the-art tech.<p>Volvo’s ongoing model …

Volvo

Spot the Improvements! 2018 Chevrolet Corvette and Z06 Receive Minor Updates

While we all wait, patiently and otherwise, for the Chevrolet Corvette lineup’s mighty 2018 ZR1 to appear, the regular Corvette and Z06 models dive into 2018 with a minimum of changes and a neat Carbon 65 special edition. Don’t worry, a 455-hp 6.2-liter V-8 is still standard on the Stingray, while …

Sports Cars

This Is Ingenious

It’s like a paddlewheeler but for your truck.<p>This video turned up on our internet thanks to Chinese carmaker Geely’s PR person Ash Sutcliffe, who …

Toyota

Hold mode Saturday afternoon at the UIM F2 Belgian Grand Prix

Belgian Grand Prix

Alfa Romeo Exec Blames Software For All These Problems

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important …

Alfa Romeo

Audi to Modify Up to 850,000 Diesel Vehicles as Carmakers Face Backlash

Facing a worsening public backlash over accusations they evaded rules on diesel emissions, German automakers have rushed headlong to upgrade their vehicles’ emissions systems.<p>On Friday, Audi followed its rivals Daimler and BMW in announcing plans to upgrade software on diesel vehicles across …

Volkswagen

Tesla Model 3: VP of Engineering shows off electric power seats on production unit

I thought it was a given, but it is something that often came up in the comment section on our Tesla Model 3 articles: “Does the Model 3 have electric power seats?”<p>We now have a confirmation.<p>And not just any confirmation, Tesla’s Senior Vice President of Engineering, Doug Field, showed off the …

Tesla Model 3

Happy 30th Birthday, Ferrari F40

Three decades looks good on you<p>Thirty years to the day have passed since Ferrari landed the twin-turbocharged sucker-punch that is the F40. On the F40’s pearl anniversary, we’re taking a short look back at what made the crimson twin-turbo supercar so iconic.<p>Unlike Ferraris of yore that were forged …

Ferrari

Watch two Teslas totally smoke a sport bike and try not to smirk

One of the best YouTube genres to emerge from the last few years is [X overpowered vehicle] against a Tesla Model S. So much time is spent talking …

Elon Musk

Mercedes DTM driver Auer says Force India Formula 1 test is 'crazy'

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Getting a first Formula 1 test while fighting for the DTM title shows motorsport can be …

Auto Racing

Jonas Valanciunas Arrives to Lithuania Team Camp in a 1992 Car Worth $1,378

Jonas Valanciuas signed a four-year, $64 million deal in 2016-17. He'll make $15 million next season.<p>And yet, he's still driving around in cars worth less than $1,400.<p>On Friday, the Toronto Raptors big man pulled up to the Lithuanian national team camp in a 1992 Audi 80. ESPN's Darren Rovell noted …

Basketball

Don’t Work For Ferrari If You Actually Want To Buy Its Cars

Of all of the automakers for the ultra rich, Ferrari has to be the weirdest. Not only do potential customers have to win the company’s favor before …

Nissan ProPilot Assist to Make Highway Driving Easier in the U.S.

Automaker announces rollout of new driver assistant features<p>Moving one step closer to autonomous driving, Nissan’s ProPilot Assist reduces the stress of highway trips by controlling acceleration, braking, and steering within a single lane. The system has undergone more than 50,000 miles of testing …

Transportation

Fenestraz takes Race 2 Pole Despite Aubry Attack - Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0

<b>Sacha Fenestraz</b> gained revenge on <b>Max Defourny</b> to take pole position for race two at the <b>Red Bull Ring</b> on Saturday morning, but the <b>Josef Kaufmann …

Auto Racing

Big bang for the buck: 2017 Kia Soul Turbo

I like boxy, practical cars — as far back as my first vehicle, a beat-up ’51 Chevy panel truck.<p>I applauded the arrival of the Toyota Scion XB and the Honda Element when they were both introduced in 2003, and the Nissan Cube when it appeared in 2009.<p>But I didn’t always like the way those cars drove. …

Kia Motors

2018 Audi RS5 Drag Races BMW M4 and Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe

The RS5 Coupe had only been launched in Britain a week ago, and already we have a drag race against its main competitors, the BMW M4 and Mercedes-AMG …

BMW

Tesla Again Alters Model S/X Options/Pricing

Tesla Model X<p>Buy a Tesla today, expect price changes tomorrow. It’s getting to be annoying, say some current Tesla owners.<p>We’re referring to Tesla’s …

Tesla Model X

The story of the Ferrari F40 – by its creators

“I have never experienced a presentation like that of the F40. When the car was unveiled, a buzz passed through the room followed by thunderous …

Classic Cars

No Reserve: 1986 Porsche 928S 5-Speed

This 1986 Porsche 928S is powered by a 5.0-liter quad cam V8 and paired with a 5-speed manual transaxle. The car was acquired by the selling dealer …

Classic Cars

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

This warm hatch falls back on the brand's traditional virtues.<p>Known as the i30 across the pond, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport has the Volkswagen Golf GTI in its sights. Drawn under the watchful eye of Hyundai’s chief design officer Peter Schreyer, the compact hatchback’s sporty bodywork, clean …

Hyundai

The honeymoon period is over - exclusive Gene Haas Q&A

<b>Q: Have you been surprised by how difficult F1 is – compared to what you knew from American motorsport?</b><p><b>GH:</b> Well, racing at this level - Formula 1 - …

Auto Racing

Veteran actor William Fichtner is all revved up for new ‘Top Gear’ series

If William Fichtner’s face looks familiar, it’s because you’ve likely seen him before in the dozens of TV and movie roles in which he’s appeared in a …

Motorsport