Autoblog (88)

All BMW i3 EVs ever sold in U.S. are recalled over crash test results

Filed under: Green,Recalls,BMW,Safety,United States,Hatchback,Electric,Luxury Wear your seat belt.Continue reading All BMW i3 EVs ever sold in U.S. are recalled over crash test results All BMW i3 EVs ever sold in U.S. are recalled over crash test results originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 ...

Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous Uber has had its permit since March.Continue reading Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 ...

Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022

Filed under: Green,Honda,Technology,Electric,Future Honda hasn't chosen its partner to produce next-generation batteries.Continue reading Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022 Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:01:00 ...

Gran Turismo Sport getting more races and 50 cars for free

Filed under: Toys/Games The car list will expand by 50 cars.Continue reading Gran Turismo Sport getting more races and 50 cars for free Gran Turismo Sport getting more races and 50 cars for free originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:53:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Drivers' Notes | Italy's last savior

Filed under: Alfa Romeo,Quick Spins,Crossover,SUV,Luxury,Performance Can a crossover help boost sales?Continue reading 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Drivers' Notes | Italy's last savior 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Drivers' Notes | Italy's last savior originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 ...

Aston Martin will make a profit for the first time since 2010

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Aston Martin,Luxury,Performance Aston Martin, which is mainly owned by Kuwaiti and Italian private equity firms, last posted a profit in 2010.Continue reading Aston Martin will make a profit for the first time since 2010 Aston Martin will make a profit for the first ...

The Birdman visits Yello Belly: Grudge racing at an outlaw track in Texas

Filed under: Performance,Racing When it comes to authentic racetracks, Yello Belly is in a class of its own.Continue reading The Birdman visits Yello Belly: Grudge racing at an outlaw track in Texas The Birdman visits Yello Belly: Grudge racing at an outlaw track in Texas originally appeared on ...

Lamborghini Urus accidentally revealed in driving mode trailer

Filed under: Videos,Lamborghini,Crossover,SUV,Luxury,Performance Lamborghini fixed it on its YouTube page, but it's available elsewhere.Continue reading Lamborghini Urus accidentally revealed in driving mode trailer Lamborghini Urus accidentally revealed in driving mode trailer originally appeared ...

Apple scientists disclose self-driving car research

Filed under: Green,Safety,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous,Future The scientists proposed a new software approach called "VoxelNet" for helping computers detect three-dimensional objects.Continue reading Apple scientists disclose self-driving car research Apple scientists disclose ...

'The Grand Tour' search for a new driver continues

Filed under: Celebrities,TV/Movies,Videos He's fearless and committed.Continue reading 'The Grand Tour' search for a new driver continues 'The Grand Tour' search for a new driver continues originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

Bentley Bentayga Field Sports by Mulliner is the perfect SUV for rich hunters

Filed under: Bentley,Crossover,SUV,Luxury It comes with a gun case and storage system.Continue reading Bentley Bentayga Field Sports by Mulliner is the perfect SUV for rich hunters Bentley Bentayga Field Sports by Mulliner is the perfect SUV for rich hunters originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, ...

Tesla reportedly burning through cash at rate of $8,000 per minute

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Tesla,Sedan,Electric "Whether they can last another 10 months or a year, he needs money, and quickly."Continue reading Tesla reportedly burning through cash at rate of $8,000 per minute Tesla reportedly burning through cash at rate of $8,000 per minute ...

ClearMotion tech firm buys Bose's skunkworks electromagnetic suspension

Filed under: Etc.,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous ClearMotion plans OEM use for Bose's Project Sound "digital chassis" technology.Continue reading ClearMotion tech firm buys Bose's skunkworks electromagnetic suspension ClearMotion tech firm buys Bose's skunkworks electromagnetic ...

2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain concept: Nothing stops it in its tracks

Filed under: GMC,Truck,Off-Road These tracks aren't cheap.Continue reading 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain concept: Nothing stops it in its tracks 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain concept: Nothing stops it in its tracks originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:35:00 EST. Please ...

Regulators circle Uber as data-breach details emerge

Filed under: GMC,Truck,Off-Road "There is no question that the previous management and security team at Uber failed in their responsibility to their drivers, to regulators, to justice and above all to customers. That's a pretty long list."Continue reading Regulators circle Uber as data-breach ...

Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell SUV spied nearly naked

Filed under: Green,Spy Photos,CES,Hyundai,Crossover,SUV,Concept Cars,Future,Hydrogen Coming soon to a hydrogen fuel station near you ... well, if you're in California.Continue reading Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell SUV spied nearly naked Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell SUV spied nearly naked originally ...

Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users

Filed under: Green New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi inherits yet another scandal from Uber founder Travis Kalanick.Continue reading Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users originally appeared on Autoblog on ...

Bosch's new brakes last longer, keep wheels clean and reduce emissions

Filed under: Green,Emissions,Emerging Technologies The cost is still a little high.Continue reading Bosch's new brakes last longer, keep wheels clean and reduce emissions Bosch's new brakes last longer, keep wheels clean and reduce emissions originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Nov 2017 ...

'World's Fastest Gamer' competition winner lands McLaren F1 simulator job

Filed under: Motorsports,Toys/Games,Weird Car News,McLaren,Technology,Racing 12 finalists competed as 10 million watched. But there could be only one.Continue reading 'World's Fastest Gamer' competition winner lands McLaren F1 simulator job 'World's Fastest Gamer' competition winner lands McLaren F1 ...

Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users

Filed under: Motorsports,Toys/Games,Weird Car News,McLaren,Technology,Racing New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi inherits yet another scandal from Uber founder Travis Kalanick.Continue reading Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach of 57 million users Another Uber scandal: It hid massive data breach ...

Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car revealed

Filed under: Motorsports,Aston Martin,Coupe,Racing It will start racing in 2018.Continue reading Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car revealed Aston Martin Vantage GTE race car revealed originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:46:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  ...

McLaren 720S GT3 race car shown off in renderings

Filed under: Motorsports,McLaren,Coupe,Racing The car starts racing in 2019.Continue reading McLaren 720S GT3 race car shown off in renderings McLaren 720S GT3 race car shown off in renderings originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

2017 Urb-E Sport GT First Ride | Charging through the last mile

Filed under: Green,First Ride,Technology We first saw the Urb-E at CES. Smitten by its unusual, space-efficient design, range, and the obvious craftsmanship, we ordered one.Continue reading 2017 Urb-E Sport GT First Ride | Charging through the last mile 2017 Urb-E Sport GT First Ride | Charging ...

Toyota tells Kentucky plant workers: Cut costs or face an uncertain future

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing,Toyota The company says it can make more money selling a Japanese-built Camry than a U.S. one.Continue reading Toyota tells Kentucky plant workers: Cut costs or face an uncertain future Toyota tells Kentucky plant workers: Cut costs or face an uncertain future ...

2019 Lamborghini Urus shows off its drive modes

Filed under: Lamborghini,Crossover,SUV,Performance Is this a worthy successor to the LM002?Continue reading 2019 Lamborghini Urus shows off its drive modes 2019 Lamborghini Urus shows off its drive modes originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:27:00 EST. Please see our terms for use ...

2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4Matic Coupe Review | Turbo fever is highly contagious

Filed under: Mercedes-Benz,First Drives,First Ride,New Car Reviews,SUV,Luxury,Performance The bite of the 4.0-liter virus turns the donor Mercedes-Benz GLC all belligerent and shockingly fast.Continue reading 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4Matic Coupe Review | Turbo fever is highly contagious 2018 ...

Me and my VR robotic shadow: Toyota's T-HR3 copies our movements, can even dab

Filed under: Videos,Toyota,Emerging Technologies The humanoid robot pairs with a virtual reality platform and has medical, construction, disaster and space applications.Continue reading Me and my VR robotic shadow: Toyota's T-HR3 copies our movements, can even dab Me and my VR robotic shadow: ...

Subaru Ascent crossover's roofline revealed

Filed under: 2017 LA Auto Show,Subaru,Crossover,SUV The full reveal is next week.Continue reading Subaru Ascent crossover's roofline revealed Subaru Ascent crossover's roofline revealed originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:05:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

Chrysler Pacifica owners report sudden power loss; FCA can't figure out why

Filed under: Etc.,Chrysler,Driving,Safety,Minivan/Van No injuries or crashes have been linked to the issue, which Chrysler says it's investigating.Continue reading Chrysler Pacifica owners report sudden power loss; FCA can't figure out why Chrysler Pacifica owners report sudden power loss; FCA can't ...

This 10.8-mile Ford GT could be yours

Filed under: Ford,Auctions,Coupe,Classics,Supercars It will be auctioned in Fort Lauderdale.Continue reading This 10.8-mile Ford GT could be yours This 10.8-mile Ford GT could be yours originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:48:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

India-based Mahindra opens Detroit HQ, wants to sell EVs in U.S.

Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,India,South Korea,United States Mahindra is a major tractor manufacturer and has been building EVs for years.Continue reading India-based Mahindra opens Detroit HQ, wants to sell EVs in U.S. India-based Mahindra opens Detroit HQ, wants to sell EVs in U.S. ...

All-new Aston Martin Vantage turns up the volume

Filed under: Aston Martin,New Car Reviews,Luxury,Performance A 503-hp, 513-lb-ft variant of the 4.0 twin-turbo V8 is specially mapped and tuned for a more trilling and less bombastic engine note.Continue reading All-new Aston Martin Vantage turns up the volume All-new Aston Martin Vantage turns up ...

Car names were code for FIFA bribes to soccer officials, witness testifies

Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal "Honda" and "Fiat" were major beneficiaries on financial manager's spreadsheet.Continue reading Car names were code for FIFA bribes to soccer officials, witness testifies Car names were code for FIFA bribes to soccer officials, witness testifies originally appeared ...

2019 Lincoln MKC crossover dials up the luxury perks

Filed under: Lincoln,Crossover,Luxury Premium 'Black Label' personalizations inspired by the arts, travel, fine food and culture.Continue reading 2019 Lincoln MKC crossover dials up the luxury perks 2019 Lincoln MKC crossover dials up the luxury perks originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Nov ...

2019 Jeep Cherokee and Cherokee Trailhawk spotted in Pittsburgh

Filed under: Spy Photos,Jeep,Crossover,SUV It's still on a front-wheel-drive-based platform.Continue reading 2019 Jeep Cherokee and Cherokee Trailhawk spotted in Pittsburgh 2019 Jeep Cherokee and Cherokee Trailhawk spotted in Pittsburgh originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:50:00 ...

Junkyard Gem: 1989 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe

Filed under: Etc.,Ford,Automotive History,Coupe Ford's supercharged Thunderbird for 1989 came with all sorts of high-performance hardware.Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1989 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe Junkyard Gem: 1989 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov ...

Hennessey reveals the Venom F5 hypercar's interior

Filed under: Etc.,Ford,Automotive History,Coupe Hennessey Performance reveals the Venom F5's interior. It has loads of carbon fiber and leather, as well as a fancy steering wheel.Continue reading Hennessey reveals the Venom F5 hypercar's interior Hennessey reveals the Venom F5 hypercar's interior ...

Watch former Formula One driver Mark Webber audition for 'The Grand Tour'

Filed under: Celebrities,TV/Movies,Videos Poking fun at rival Mercedes, but maybe sabotaging his audition.Continue reading Watch former Formula One driver Mark Webber audition for 'The Grand Tour' Watch former Formula One driver Mark Webber audition for 'The Grand Tour' originally appeared on ...

New Rolls-Royce Cullinan spied with production-spec lighting

Filed under: Spy Photos,Rolls-Royce,Crossover,SUV,Luxury We also get a brief glimpse of paint and chrome trim.Continue reading New Rolls-Royce Cullinan spied with production-spec lighting New Rolls-Royce Cullinan spied with production-spec lighting originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 ...

Elon Musk teases a flying version of Roadster supercar. Is he serious?

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Coupe,Electric,Supercars Elon tweeteth, the world taketh note.Continue reading Elon Musk teases a flying version of Roadster supercar. Is he serious? Elon Musk teases a flying version of Roadster supercar. Is he serious? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 ...

5 Japanese Cars with the Most Ridiculous Names

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Coupe,Electric,Supercars We take a look at five cars from Japan with the most ridiculous names and some insane TV commercials.Continue reading 5 Japanese Cars with the Most Ridiculous Names 5 Japanese Cars with the Most Ridiculous Names originally appeared on Autoblog on ...

Hennessey reveals the Venom F5 hypercar's interior

Filed under: Coupe,Performance,Supercars It has a fancy steering wheel, too.Continue reading Hennessey reveals the Venom F5 hypercar's interior Hennessey reveals the Venom F5 hypercar's interior originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:36:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of ...

Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

Filed under: Etc.,Green,Volvo,Emerging Technologies,Technology,SUV,Autonomous This builds on the companies' three-year relationship.Continue reading Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars originally appeared on Autoblog on ...

5 Japanese Cars with the Most Ridiculous Names

We take a look at five cars from Japan with the most ridiculous names and some insane TV commercials.Continue reading 5 Japanese Cars with the Most Ridiculous Names 5 Japanese Cars with the Most Ridiculous Names originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:15:00 EST. Please see our terms ...

Hennessey provides a peek at the Venom F5 hypercar's interior

Filed under: Coupe,Performance,Supercars It has so much carbon fiber.Continue reading Hennessey provides a peek at the Venom F5 hypercar's interior Hennessey provides a peek at the Venom F5 hypercar's interior originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:36:00 EST. Please see our terms for ...

Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

Filed under: Etc.,Volvo,Emerging Technologies,Technology,SUV,Autonomous This builds on the companies' three-year relationship.Continue reading Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars Volvo to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 ...

Mercedes-Benz teases new CLS with two photos

Filed under: 2017 LA Auto Show,Misc. Automakers,Coupe,Sedan,Luxury,Performance Mercedes offers a peek at the CLS ahead of its L.A. debut.Continue reading Mercedes-Benz teases new CLS with two photos Mercedes-Benz teases new CLS with two photos originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 ...

F1's Alonso turns rookie for endurance test with Toyota

Filed under: Motorsports,Toyota,Technology,Coupe,Racing His goal: auto racing's Triple Crown.Continue reading F1's Alonso turns rookie for endurance test with Toyota F1's Alonso turns rookie for endurance test with Toyota originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:08:00 EST. Please see ...

Saleen bringing new Chinese-built S1 sports car to LA Auto Show

Filed under: 2017 LA Auto Show,China,Coupe,Electric,Future,Performance The Saleen S1 gets Ford's 2.3-liter, four-cylinder EcoBoost tuned up to 450 horsepower.Continue reading Saleen bringing new Chinese-built S1 sports car to LA Auto Show Saleen bringing new Chinese-built S1 sports car to LA Auto ...

Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

Filed under: Etc.,Honda,Safety,Technology 10 million cars in U.S. remain unrepaired.Continue reading Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:40:00 EST. ...