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Bollinger Motors unveils B1 electric sport utility truck

Filed under: Green,Misc. Automakers,Green Automakers,SUV,Truck,Electric,Future,Off-Road For work and play.Continue reading Bollinger Motors unveils B1 electric sport utility truck Bollinger Motors unveils B1 electric sport utility truck originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:00:00 ...

Surprise! More Ford and Lincoln cars found with marijuana

Filed under: Government/Legal,Weird Car News,Ford,Lincoln This is the third set of Fords found with marijuana in the past three months.Continue reading Surprise! More Ford and Lincoln cars found with marijuana Surprise! More Ford and Lincoln cars found with marijuana originally appeared on Autoblog ...

Honda says Florida crash death could be linked to Takata inflator

Filed under: Government/Legal,Honda,Safety,Technology,Sedan This follows this week's news of an Australian man whose death is also blamed on Takata.Continue reading Honda says Florida crash death could be linked to Takata inflator Honda says Florida crash death could be linked to Takata inflator ...

My next car is electrified, says Shell CEO

Filed under: Green,Mercedes-Benz,Emissions,Technology,Hybrid The CFO drives a BMW i3.Continue reading My next car is electrified, says Shell CEO My next car is electrified, says Shell CEO originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII First Look | It's all new, we swear!

Filed under: Rolls-Royce,Sedan,Luxury Challenging authority from seats that host the rear ends of royalty.Continue reading 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII First Look | It's all new, we swear! 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII First Look | It's all new, we swear! originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 ...

Watch the Rolls-Royce Phantom live reveal

Filed under: Videos,Rolls-Royce,Sedan,Luxury This is the car that defines luxury automobiles.Continue reading Watch the Rolls-Royce Phantom live reveal Watch the Rolls-Royce Phantom live reveal originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. ...

Speed kills - and now we know it kills as much as drunk driving

Filed under: Government/Legal,Driving,Safety It has ideas on how to reduce speeding.Continue reading Speed kills - and now we know it kills as much as drunk driving Speed kills - and now we know it kills as much as drunk driving originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:51:00 EDT. ...

Federal regulators approve fix for another 326,000 VW diesels

Filed under: Government/Legal,Volkswagen,Emissions,Diesel It covers model years 2009-2014.Continue reading Federal regulators approve fix for another 326,000 VW diesels Federal regulators approve fix for another 326,000 VW diesels originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:46:00 EDT. ...

Porsche says it found 'irregular' software as Germany recalls diesel Cayenne

Filed under: Government/Legal,Porsche,Emissions,Technology,Crossover,SUV,Diesel "There is no explanation why this software was in this vehicle."Continue reading Porsche says it found 'irregular' software as Germany recalls diesel Cayenne Porsche says it found 'irregular' software as Germany recalls ...

Justin Wilson's death is all the reason F1 needs for 'halo,' Sebastian Vettel says

Filed under: Motorsports,Safety,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Racing Continue reading Justin Wilson's death is all the reason F1 needs for 'halo,' Sebastian Vettel says Justin Wilson's death is all the reason F1 needs for 'halo,' Sebastian Vettel says originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 ...

Bill speeding deployment of self-driving cars clears next hurdle in Congress

Filed under: Government/Legal,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous Bill cuts the number of cars that can deploy without restrictions to 25,000.Continue reading Bill speeding deployment of self-driving cars clears next hurdle in Congress Bill speeding deployment of self-driving cars clears ...

2017 Ford Fiesta ST: Discounts boost fun-for-the-money factor

Filed under: By the Numbers,Ownership,Ford,Car Buying,Hatchback,Performance Will Ford not offer the new 2018 Fiesta stateside? We can't be sure. But it's offering deals on the outgoing 2017 Fiesta ST.Continue reading 2017 Ford Fiesta ST: Discounts boost fun-for-the-money factor 2017 Ford Fiesta ST: ...

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo First Drive | This dream wagon hauls ass

Filed under: Porsche,First Drives,Wagon,Luxury,Performance Does Porsche need a reason to add another $100,000-ish wagon to its lineup?Continue reading 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo First Drive | This dream wagon hauls ass 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo First Drive | This ...

Tesla will livestream the first Model 3 deliveries tomorrow

Filed under: Etc.,Plants/Manufacturing,Tesla,Green Automakers,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Sedan,Electric Continue reading Tesla will livestream the first Model 3 deliveries tomorrow Tesla will livestream the first Model 3 deliveries tomorrow originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 ...

Pristine, time-traveling 2006 Mitsubishi Evo sells for $138K

Filed under: Weird Car News,Mitsubishi,Sedan That's $100,000 over its original MSRP.Continue reading Pristine, time-traveling 2006 Mitsubishi Evo sells for $138K Pristine, time-traveling 2006 Mitsubishi Evo sells for $138K originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:45:00 EDT. ...

Watch live reveal of Bollinger Motors B1 electric sport utility truck at 7 p.m. ET

Filed under: Videos,Misc. Automakers,Green Automakers,SUV,Truck,Electric,Off-Road Off-road EV world premiere.Continue reading Watch live reveal of Bollinger Motors B1 electric sport utility truck at 7 p.m. ET Watch live reveal of Bollinger Motors B1 electric sport utility truck at 7 p.m. ET ...

The VW Atlas ticks every box, but I just can't bring myself to care

Filed under: Design/Style,Volkswagen,Crossover,SUV If you make rational instead of emotional decisions, this VeeDub might be your ideal crossover.Continue reading The VW Atlas ticks every box, but I just can't bring myself to care The VW Atlas ticks every box, but I just can't bring myself to care ...

Someone spent $117,000 on this spaghetti BMW i3

Filed under: Design/Style,Green,Weird Car News,BMW,Hatchback,Electric,Luxury According to the "artist," it's not art.Continue reading Someone spent $117,000 on this spaghetti BMW i3 Someone spent $117,000 on this spaghetti BMW i3 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:30:00 ...

2018 Chevy Traverse pricing released; new design, new features, costs a bit more

Filed under: Design/Style,Chevrolet,Infotainment,Smartphone,Technology,Crossover,SUV Base MSRP starts at $1,280 than the outgoing 2017 Traverse.Continue reading 2018 Chevy Traverse pricing released; new design, new features, costs a bit more 2018 Chevy Traverse pricing released; new design, new ...

Acura NSX GT3 non-hybrid racecar on sale soon

Filed under: Motorsports,Acura,Honda,Coupe,Performance,Racing The racecar drops the hybrid system.Continue reading Acura NSX GT3 non-hybrid racecar on sale soon Acura NSX GT3 non-hybrid racecar on sale soon originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:31:00 EDT. Please see our terms for ...

Australia to build superhighway for EVs beside Great Barrier Reef

Filed under: Government/Legal,Emissions,Green Culture,Green Driving,Australia,Technology,Electric An 1,118-mile stretch of coastline with charging stations.Continue reading Australia to build superhighway for EVs beside Great Barrier Reef Australia to build superhighway for EVs beside Great Barrier ...

VW to offer officials a refit of 4 million diesel cars

Filed under: Government/Legal,Volkswagen,Emissions,Diesel Another diesel-fix recall from a German manufacturer.Continue reading VW to offer officials a refit of 4 million diesel cars VW to offer officials a refit of 4 million diesel cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:50:00 ...

Sell your own: 2006 Ford Mustang GT

Filed under: Ownership,Ford,Car Buying,Used Car Buying,Coupe,Performance As Ford's 2018 Mustang info pours in, our Detroit-based editorial team elected to 'build' their own Mustangs, using Ford's online configurator.Continue reading Sell your own: 2006 Ford Mustang GT Sell your own: 2006 Ford ...

On the 100th anniversary of Ford trucks, a brief look at their evolution

Filed under: Ford,Truck We've come a long way from the Model TT.Continue reading On the 100th anniversary of Ford trucks, a brief look at their evolution On the 100th anniversary of Ford trucks, a brief look at their evolution originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:01:00 EDT. Please ...

Former FCA exec and others charged in theft of millions from UAW-FCA training center

Filed under: Government/Legal,UAW/Unions Purchases with the ill-gotten money include a Ferrari.Continue reading Former FCA exec and others charged in theft of millions from UAW-FCA training center Former FCA exec and others charged in theft of millions from UAW-FCA training center originally ...

Junkyard Gem: 1983 Cadillac Cimarron

Filed under: Etc.,Cadillac,Sedan,Budget,Classics Cadillac Cimarrons weren't very reliable and didn't hold their value so well, but this one managed to avoid this fate for 34 years.Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1983 Cadillac Cimarron Junkyard Gem: 1983 Cadillac Cimarron originally appeared on ...

Ford testing a Porsche 911 GT3 alongside the Shelby GT350

Filed under: Spy Photos,Ford,Porsche,Coupe,Performance This is a track battle we want to see.Continue reading Ford testing a Porsche 911 GT3 alongside the Shelby GT350 Ford testing a Porsche 911 GT3 alongside the Shelby GT350 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:01:00 EDT. Please ...

Bartender, pour me a gin over Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts

Filed under: Etc.,Humor,Weird Car News,Motorcycle Fine aged motorcycle parts.Continue reading Bartender, pour me a gin over Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts Bartender, pour me a gin over Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:00:00 EDT. Please see our ...

Hybrids not included in UK's proposed 2040 combustion engine ban

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Electric,Hybrid Will the ban come to effect?Continue reading Hybrids not included in UK's proposed 2040 combustion engine ban Hybrids not included in UK's proposed 2040 combustion engine ban originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:01:00 EDT. Please ...

Privateer Viper team sets a 7:03.45 time at the Nurburgring

Filed under: Dodge,Coupe,Performance Fast, but not the fastest.Continue reading Privateer Viper team sets a 7:03.45 time at the Nurburgring Privateer Viper team sets a 7:03.45 time at the Nurburgring originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of ...

Dramatic video shows floor buffer trigger Chevy dealership fire - 30 cars destroyed

Filed under: Etc.,Videos,Weird Car News,Chevrolet,Safety It was the largest fire in the history of Sterling Heights, Michigan.Continue reading Dramatic video shows floor buffer trigger Chevy dealership fire - 30 cars destroyed Dramatic video shows floor buffer trigger Chevy dealership fire - 30 cars ...

2018 Jeep Wrangler JL spotted playing offroad in the sand dunes

Filed under: Spy Photos,Videos,Jeep,SUV,Off-Road Not many production vehicles are spied playing in a giant sandbox.Continue reading 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL spotted playing offroad in the sand dunes 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL spotted playing offroad in the sand dunes originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, ...

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid First Drive | Futuristic luxury electro-supercar

Filed under: Porsche,First Drives,Hatchback,Sedan,Luxury,Performance The Turbo S's hybrid system is an obvious sign of how Porsche will electrify its future.Continue reading 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid First Drive | Futuristic luxury electro-supercar 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid ...

Need For Speed trailer shows you can customize everything in every way

Filed under: Toys/Games,Videos Mod all the things!Continue reading Need For Speed trailer shows you can customize everything in every way Need For Speed trailer shows you can customize everything in every way originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for ...

FJ Company's FJ40 is the Toyota Land Cruiser you really want

Filed under: Aftermarket,Toyota,SUV,Classics,Off-Road Nostalgia makes you forget all of the pains of owning a classic car.Continue reading FJ Company's FJ40 is the Toyota Land Cruiser you really want FJ Company's FJ40 is the Toyota Land Cruiser you really want originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, ...

Junkyard Gem: 1983 Jeep DJ-5L Mail Dispatcher

Filed under: Etc.,Jeep,Automotive History,SUV Found in a Denver-area self-service wrecking yard, this '83 DJ-5 features GM Iron Duke power, sliding doors, and Chrysler automatic transmission.Continue reading Junkyard Gem: 1983 Jeep DJ-5L Mail Dispatcher Junkyard Gem: 1983 Jeep DJ-5L Mail Dispatcher ...

McLaren reportedly has another Ultimate Series car in the works - the P15

Filed under: Rumormill,Coupe,Future,Supercars Light and functional is its focus.Continue reading McLaren reportedly has another Ultimate Series car in the works - the P15 McLaren reportedly has another Ultimate Series car in the works - the P15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 ...

Volvo XC40 crossover gets accidental reveal in Instagram photo

Filed under: Design/Style,Green,Volvo,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Crossover,Concept Cars,Hybrid It looks like it didn't stray far from the concept car.Continue reading Volvo XC40 crossover gets accidental reveal in Instagram photo Volvo XC40 crossover gets accidental reveal in Instagram photo ...

Ram 2500 Laramie Longhorn: Filigree and rose gold? That's not the cowboy way

Filed under: RAM,Truck,Luxury Look at me, I'm a cowboy!Continue reading Ram 2500 Laramie Longhorn: Filigree and rose gold? That's not the cowboy way Ram 2500 Laramie Longhorn: Filigree and rose gold? That's not the cowboy way originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:30:00 EDT. Please ...

Why Tesla, Uber, and disruption are good things for the car business

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Technology,Autonomous,Electric,Future,Hybrid Change is good. Here's why.Continue reading Why Tesla, Uber, and disruption are good things for the car business Why Tesla, Uber, and disruption are good things for the car business originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul ...

HERE's Real-Time Traffic pools live data from Audi, BMW Mercedes cars

Filed under: Etc.,Audi,BMW,Mercedes-Benz,Safety,Emerging Technologies,Infotainment,Technology The car companies are all part-owners of HERE.Continue reading HERE's Real-Time Traffic pools live data from Audi, BMW Mercedes cars HERE's Real-Time Traffic pools live data from Audi, BMW Mercedes cars ...

Ford gets earnings boost, may drop Taurus and C-Max

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Ford,Sedan,Hybrid Ford is considering killing off the Taurus and C-Max, sources say.Continue reading Ford gets earnings boost, may drop Taurus and C-Max Ford gets earnings boost, may drop Taurus and C-Max originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:24:00 ...

Britain to ban new gasoline, diesel cars in 2040 - not good enough, London's mayor says

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Emissions,UK,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Electric That's a long way off, and EVs are maturing quickly.Continue reading Britain to ban new gasoline, diesel cars in 2040 - not good enough, London's mayor says Britain to ban new gasoline, diesel cars in 2040 - ...

Google finally integrates Waze into Android Auto

Filed under: Chevrolet,Infotainment,Smartphone The app works nearly as well as it does on your phone.Continue reading Google finally integrates Waze into Android Auto Google finally integrates Waze into Android Auto originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT. Please see our ...

Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company's first working car elevator

Filed under: Etc.,Videos,Weird Car News,Tesla,Emerging Technologies,Technology Let's hope someone doesn't come along and fall into that big hole.Continue reading Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company's first working car elevator Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company's first working ...

How the Autoblog staff would configure a 2018 Ford Mustang

Filed under: Etc.,Videos,Weird Car News,Tesla,Emerging Technologies,Technology There's a new Ford Mustang hitting the roads for 2018, so the Autoblog staff decided to take some time and make some custom build configurations.Continue reading How the Autoblog staff would configure a 2018 Ford Mustang ...

How the Autoblog Staff would configure a 2018 Ford Mustang

There's a new Ford Mustang hitting the roads for 2018, so the Autoblog staff decided to take some time and make some custom build configurations.Continue reading How the Autoblog Staff would configure a 2018 Ford Mustang How the Autoblog Staff would configure a 2018 Ford Mustang originally appeared ...

The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante is a beautiful mouthful

Filed under: Design/Style,Spy Photos,Aston Martin,Convertible,Luxury,Performance Just 99 of these will be built.Continue reading The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante is a beautiful mouthful The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante is a beautiful mouthful originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, ...

Part 2 of the Forza Motorsport 7 car list is a collection of classics

Filed under: Toys/Games,Classics This batch has cars from the '30s to the '60s.Continue reading Part 2 of the Forza Motorsport 7 car list is a collection of classics Part 2 of the Forza Motorsport 7 car list is a collection of classics originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:35:00 ...

The Dodge Demon isn't the only way to a 10-second quarter mile

Filed under: Ownership,Dodge,Coupe,Motorcycle,Performance There's more than one way to scorch a quarter mile.Continue reading The Dodge Demon isn't the only way to a 10-second quarter mile The Dodge Demon isn't the only way to a 10-second quarter mile originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Jul ...