Autos

Why aren’t electric cars the norm yet? – TNW

The list of benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) is long: they’re cheaper to run, cheaper to maintain, and are leagues better for the environment than their gas-powered counterparts. So at a time when consumer interest in sustainability is at an all-time high, with Millennials dubbed as the “Green Generation,” when will EVs finally catch on and become the default? If recent data is any indicator, it truly is a question of…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Watch: BMW Falls 7 Floors From Parking Garage, Miraculous Escape For Driver – NDTV

Terrifying surveillance footage captures the exact moment a car plunged down seven floors from a parking garage, hit another vehicle and flipped over. Incredibly, the driver in the car survived the horrific accident. The video begins with a large SUV exiting out of a parking garage in Austin, Texas. The SUV’s driver suddenly hits the breaks. Moments later, a BMW falls from seven stories above. The car lands front-first onto the…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Volkswagen’s Road to Recovery – Barron’s

Major global automotive companies carry the lowest price/earnings ratios of any major industry group, and Germany’s Volkswagen is the least expensive of the bunch. Hurt by a potential $25 billion-plus liability for its U.S. diesel emissions scandal, VW’s nonvoting preference shares (VOW3.Germany) trade for 128 euros ($150.66), or…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Racing news and tips: William Buick hurt and Permian dies in … – The Guardian

William Buick was injured and his mount, Permian, had to be destroyed after a nasty incident at the end of the Secretariat Stakes in Chicago on Saturday night. The colt, trained in Yorkshire by Mark Johnston, had just crossed the line at Arlington International Racecourse in a disappointing last of six when he stumbled, unseating Buick. It was immediately clear that Permian had broken his left foreleg so badly that…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Volkswagen’s Road to Recovery – Barron’s

Major global automotive companies carry the lowest price/earnings ratios of any major industry group, and Germany’s Volkswagen is the least expensive of the bunch. Hurt by a potential $25 billion-plus liability for its U.S. diesel emissions scandal, VW’s nonvoting preference shares (VOW3.Germany) trade for 128 euros ($150.66), or…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Why aren’t electric cars the norm yet? – TNW

The list of benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) is long: they’re cheaper to run, cheaper to maintain, and are leagues better for the environment than their gas-powered counterparts. So at a time when consumer interest in sustainability is at an all-time high, with Millennials dubbed as the “Green Generation,” when will EVs finally catch on and become the default? If recent data is any indicator, it truly is a question of…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Millennials redefine ‘classic’ as they begin collecting cars – Detroit Free Press

x Embed x Share CLOSE TOP AUTO NEWSCars get ready for drag racing on Woodward | 1:48 2,500-hp 1969 Charger won Roadkill Nights ’16, ready to run Aug. 12. Mark Phelan/Detroit Free Press x Embed x Share CLOSE TOP AUTO NEWSHow to do a smoky burnout in a Dodge Demon | 1:18 Tim Kuniskis, head of passenger car brands for Fiat Chrysler, shows how to do a smoky burnout in…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

For electric cars to take off, they’ll need place to charge – The Saratogian

DETROIT >> Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set aggressive targets for electric vehicle sales to curb pollution; some European countries aim to be all-electric by 2040 or sooner. Those lofty ambitions face numerous…

Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Why aren’t electric cars the norm yet? – TNW

The list of benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) is long: they’re cheaper to run, cheaper to maintain, and are leagues better for the environment than their gas-powered counterparts. So at a time when consumer interest in sustainability is at an all-time high, with Millennials dubbed as the “Green Generation,” when will EVs finally catch on and become the default? If recent data is any indicator, it truly is a question of…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Volkswagen’s Road to Recovery – Barron’s

Major global automotive companies carry the lowest price/earnings ratios of any major industry group, and Germany’s Volkswagen is the least expensive of the bunch. Hurt by a potential $25 billion-plus liability for its U.S. diesel emissions scandal, VW’s nonvoting preference shares (VOW3.Germany) trade for 128 euros ($150.66), or…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

From SUVs to Mazdas, millennials redefine ‘classic’ as they begin collecting cars – Detroit Free Press

x Embed x Share CLOSE TOP AUTO NEWSCars get ready for drag racing on Woodward | 1:48 2,500-hp 1969 Charger won Roadkill Nights ’16, ready to run Aug. 12. Mark Phelan/Detroit Free Press x Embed x Share CLOSE TOP AUTO NEWSHow to do a smoky burnout in a Dodge Demon | 1:18 Tim Kuniskis, head of passenger car brands for Fiat Chrysler, shows how to do a smoky burnout in…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack: 5 things to know about VW’s new Subaru fighter – CNET

Love cars? Climb in the driver’s seat for the latest in reviews, advice and picks by our editors.

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Volkswagen’s Road to Recovery – Barron’s

Major global automotive companies carry the lowest price/earnings ratios of any major industry group, and Germany’s Volkswagen is the least expensive of the bunch. Hurt by a potential $25 billion-plus liability for its U.S. diesel emissions scandal, VW’s nonvoting preference shares (VOW3.Germany) trade for 128 euros ($150.66), or…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Millennials redefine ‘classic’ as they begin collecting cars – Detroit Free Press

x Embed x Share CLOSE TOP AUTO NEWSCars get ready for drag racing on Woodward | 1:48 2,500-hp 1969 Charger won Roadkill Nights ’16, ready to run Aug. 12. Mark Phelan/Detroit Free Press x Embed x Share CLOSE TOP AUTO NEWSHow to do a smoky burnout in a Dodge Demon | 1:18 Tim Kuniskis, head of passenger car brands for Fiat Chrysler, shows how to do a smoky burnout in…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Volkswagen’s Road to Recovery – Barron’s

Major global automotive companies carry the lowest price/earnings ratios of any major industry group, and Germany’s Volkswagen is the least expensive of the bunch. Hurt by a potential $25 billion-plus liability for its U.S. diesel emissions scandal, VW’s nonvoting preference shares (VOW3.Germany) trade for 128 euros ($150.66), or…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Watch a Street Racing Infiniti G37 Push a BMW Underneath a Semi-Truck – The Drive

If you had a half-competent drivers’ ed program, decent parents, or even a quality group of enthusiast friends, you know that street racing and aggressive driving is illegal, dangerous, and can turn your own or others’ lives upside down if something goes wrong. Apparently, the driver of this Infiniti G37 in Southern California didn’t get the memo, and decided they were going to go full Brian O’Conner on a highway…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Volkswagen’s Road to Recovery – Barron’s

Major global automotive companies carry the lowest price/earnings ratios of any major industry group, and Germany’s Volkswagen is the least expensive of the bunch. Hurt by a potential $25 billion-plus liability for its U.S. diesel emissions scandal, VW’s nonvoting preference shares (VOW3.Germany) trade for 128 euros ($150.66), or…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

2017 Chevrolet Camaro 2.0T Automatic: The Base Model No Longer Sucks – Jalopnik

The base-model Chevrolet Camaro was such a dork for so long. It was weak, slow and generally incapable of eliciting enthusiasm. But now it’s one of those dorks who grew up, sold an app and became a millionaire. The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 2.0T has taken off the taped glasses and become worthy of your attention. The small sub-$30,000 turbocharged Camaro isn’t about to unseat the V8 SS as the big…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Global demand for electric cars hits the accelerator – Press Herald

DETROIT — Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set aggressive targets for electric vehicle sales to curb pollution; some European countries aim to be all-electric by 2040 or sooner. Those lofty ambitions face numerous challenges, including one practical consideration for consumers: If they…

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Momentum is building for electric cars, but where will they recharge? – Christian Science Monitor

August 11, 2017 Detroit—Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set aggressive targets for electric vehicle sales to curb pollution; some European countries aim to be all-electric by 2040 or sooner. Those lofty ambitions face numerous challenges, including one practical consideration for consumers: If…

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017