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Jaguar Re-axes C-X75 Supercar

On: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 2:48PM | By: Carl Malek


Jaguar Re-axes C-X75 Supercar test 1-1

With the unexpected momentum generated by its role in the upcoming Bond movie Spectre, it appears that Jaguar was close to approving the long-rumored C-X75 supercar for a limited production run, but has once again pulled the plug on the project citing costs as the primary reason for its most recent demise.


Audi Unveils Tweaked 2017 S4; Ditches Supercharger and Goes Turbo

On: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 2:01PM | By: Carl Malek


Audi Unveils Tweaked 2017 S4; Ditches Supercharger and Goes Turbo test 1-1

Looking for a more powerful alternative to the understated Audi A4, but desire an alternate form of horsepower-generating technology? Then look no further than the 2017 Audi S4 which brings new technology and a swap in aspiration gear for the upcoming model year in a bid to not only be more fuel-efficient, it will be faster as well.


Toyota-BMW Supercar Project Could Take Compelling Twist According To New Report

On: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 9:58AM | By: Carl Malek


Toyota-BMW Supercar Project Could Take Compelling Twist According To New Report test 1-1

The rumored Toyota-BMW sports car project has taken many twists and turns during the past few months, but, if a new report out of Australia is to be believed, a new twist could be in store for the project that could very well elevate it to supercar levels of performance in what could be a bold offensive aimed at rivals such as the Audi R8 and the Acura NSX.


Infiniti Officially Confirms Death Of Q50 Eau Rouge Sedan; Cites Cost

On: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 12:49PM | By: Carl Malek


Infiniti Officially Confirms Death Of Q50 Eau Rouge Sedan; Cites Cost test 1-1

Even though rumors regarding its demise had been swirling for the past 10 months, Infiniti has chosen to end the maelstrom of speculation by officially confirming that it has indeed killed the idea of producing the limited production Q50 Eau Rouge sedan citing practicality and cost as its key reasons for doing so.


 

Feds Reveal Widespread Cheating By Volkswagen In Clean Air Tests; Fines Could Exceed Billions Of Dollars

On: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 9:43AM | By: Carl Malek


Feds Reveal Widespread Cheating By Volkswagen In Clean Air Tests; Fines Could Exceed Billions Of Dollars test 1-1

In a stunning announcement released earlier this week, the federal government revealed that Volkswagen intentionally installed software in nearly half a million diesel-equipped vehicles to help them achieve higher emissions control efficiency numbers; it could result in what could be a landmark case for green vehicles, and perhaps a new hurdle for the recently resurgent diesel vehicle market.


Mazda Aims For Bigger Slice Of CUV Sales, Shoots For 50 Percent U.S. Sales

On: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 9:41AM | By: Carl Malek


Mazda Aims For Bigger Slice Of CUV Sales, Shoots For 50 Percent U.S. Sales test 1-1

With the recent surge in CUV sales, it is no secret that many automakers are recalibrating their plans to take full advantage of the increased demand. Mazda, in particular, has been eying recent developments and wants at least 50 percent of its U.S. sales to be CUV products, with the company aiming to achieve this ambitious goal in two to three years. This is key, as the company is trying to recover from a recent sales skid that came as a result of overreliance on the sale of low margin compacts.


You Can Drive Away in Janis Joplin's Porsche

On: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 10:04AM | By: Gary P Garry


Janis Joplin Porsche test 2

There are certain historical events that you learn about that helped to shape the way that we have evolved as a culture. Some of them are political, some of them are military, and some of them are industrial. In some cases, you wish you were there to experience them, and, in others, you are very glad that you weren't.


A New Dawn for Rolls-Royce

On: Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:33AM | By: Gary P Garry


A New Dawn for Rolls-Royce test 1-1

If you are like most people, you have probably fantasized about the things that you would do if you were to come into a huge sum of money. When you look at the way that the big lotteries always seem to be pumped up to the bursting point by the faithful, you can see that this dream is widely held.


Jaguar Previews F-Pace Ahead of Frankfurt

On: Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 9:43AM | By: Carl Malek


Jaguar Previews F-Pace Ahead of Frankfurt test 1-1

Following numerous teaser images and press releases, Jaguar has released a formal preview image of its upcoming F-Pace crossover ahead of its September 14th debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.


Labor Day - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

On: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 9:02AM | By: Lou Ruggieri


Labor Day - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year! test 1-1

Every Labor Day, it seems brings with it a series of conflicting emotions. On one hand, it signals the end of yet another season of warm Summer weather and having to say goodbye to long hours of sunshine, shorts, and walks on the beach. Snow cones and ice cream won't taste the same again for at least another nine or ten months, and, of course, the dreaded beginning of yet another school year is just days and hours away. But, Labor Day isnt all badeach annual long weekend brings about the start of car show season, and one of the most celebrated old car shows on the entire East Coast. The Lead East car show touts itself as the World's Biggest 50s Party and they aren't kidding. Oldies bands, Doo Wop Groups, and, of course, some of the craziest, most impressive hot rods from all over the country.


FCA Celebrates Production Of One-Millionth Nine-Speed Transmission

On: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 8:57AM | By: Carl Malek


FCA Celebrates Production Of One-Millionth Nine-Speed Transmission test 1-1

The progress of Chrysler's class exclusive nine-speed TorqueFlite automatic gearbox has been a long and interesting saga. But FCA is celebrating a key milestone in the transmissions' journey the production of the one-millionth transmission unit at the firm's Tipton Transmission Plant in Tipton, Indiana.