Autos: News

This Weirdo Tie-Dye Sponge Is Michelin's Dream Tire

Wednesday  00:31,   28 june 2017
Popular Mechanics

The Vision is an airless tire with a whole slew of other strange features.The tire would be made from bio-sourced and biodegradable materials, including natural rubber, paper, tin cans, wood electronic and plastic waste as well as a handful of other [...]

Why Are Datsun 240Zs Shooting Up in Value?

Wednesday  00:31,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>The affordable sports coupe of the 1970s sure is expensive now.</p>UK auction website ClassicCarAuctionResults recently noticed a rise in prices for Datsun 240Zs and is trying to figure out exactly why that's the case. Prices stayed low and [...]

Today, Toyota Unveiled 'The Safest Car In The World.'

Wednesday  00:31,   28 june 2017
Forbes

Toyota deemphasizes autonomous, puts the spotlight on safetyWhen it comes to leading-edge technology, one of the world’s smallest, and one of the world’s biggest automakers don’t share the same opinion. Tesla thinks technology should allow cars to[...]

Chevy and Ford Race to Join Ram in the Half-Ton Diesel Pickup Segment

Wednesday  00:30,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>Spy shots of the diesel-powered 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150 have been spotted around the Internet.</p>We already know Ford plans to release the F-150 diesel in the spring of 2018, but the deadline is a little foggier for the[...]

New Land Rover Defender Is "Not Far Away," Says Design Boss

Wednesday  00:30,   28 june 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Will appeal to a new generation of buyers</p>At the Automotive News Europe Congress last week, McGovern talked about the much-hyped successor, which will bring back to life the original model that ended production in 2016 after a run of[...]

Dodge Durango SRT lends its look to R/T model for 2018

Wednesday  00:30,   28 june 2017
MSN

You can also get the SRT's hood on the GT model, and every Durango adds new standard equipment.Starting with the 2018 model year, Dodge will offer the Durango SRT's aggressive front end -- comprising the front fascia, hood, lower valence and fog [...]

Heavier Metal: 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Editions Add Heft to Prices

Wednesday  00:28,   28 june 2017
Car and Driver

<p>Tungsten!</p>[...]

Tesla Could Start its Own Music Streaming Service

Wednesday  00:28,   28 june 2017
Motor Trend

<p>EV automaker reportedly in talks with record labels</p>Currently, Tesla offers Spotify in global markets like Europe and Australia, but in the U.S. and Canada, it only has Slacker."We believe it's important to have an exceptional in-car[...]

Trump May Eliminate Warning Noise Mandate for Hybrids and Electric Cars

Wednesday  00:28,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>In its push for deregulation, the Trump Administration may eliminate a controversial rule for electrified cars.</p>In fiscal year 2018 budget documents provided to Congress, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it [...]

Dodge Challenger Demon: So Fast, You Have To Sign A Waiver To Buy It

Wednesday  00:27,   28 june 2017
Automobile

As we explained when Dodge debuted the Challenger Demon, a street-legal drag car, its performance isn’t exactly straightforward.The waiver states: "The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (the "Vehicle") is the automotive industry's first and only[...]

Report: Lamborghini Considering Four-Seat Sports Car

Wednesday  00:27,   28 june 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Miura successor is possible</p>At this year's Automotive News Europe Congress, Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali said he could see a four-seat sports car arriving "in the 2025 to 2030 horizon." Pointedly, he said, "We are already thinking[...]

NPR Stations Begin Canceling "Car Talk"

Wednesday  00:27,   28 june 2017
Road & Track

Some regional NPR stations have begun removing "The Best of Car Talk" from their schedules ahead of the show's end of production in September.Editor's Note: This post originally stated that "Car Talk" was going off the air nationwide[...]

2018 Lincoln Navigator Long-Wheelbase SUV Debuts

Wednesday  00:25,   28 june 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Stretched to provide even more cargo space</p>The extended-wheelbase Navigator features an additional 15 cubic feet behind the third row. Here, you'll also find a storage compartment underneath the floor for extra utility. Meanwhile, the[...]

World's First $2.3 Million Lamborghini Centenario Roadster Has Been Delivered

Wednesday  00:21,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>The stunner arrived today at Lamborghini Beverly Hills.</p>The Centenario project has been a big one for the Lamborghini team at Sant'Agata Bolognese. It was developed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of founder Ferruccio Lamborghini's[...]

Fiat Chrysler Files Trademark For 'Cuda' Name in America

Wednesday  00:21,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>Rumors are circulating that FCA has a brand-new Barracuda cooking.</p>Although the Plymouth marque was discontinued well over a decade ago, rumors are afloat that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could introduce a brand-new Barracuda, likely with[...]