Autos: News

Ford agrees to $299M settlement as part of Takata airbag inflator scandal

Wednesday  02:11,   18 july 2018
cnet

Several other automakers have already agreed to similar economic-loss settlements.Even though experts figured out the hows and whys of the Takata airbag scandal months ago, the fallout continues to[...]
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Attack Time: Subaru Makes a Record in Romania on ‘The Best Road in the World’

Tuesday  23:56,   17 july 2018
automobilemag

WRX STI RA piloted by Mark Higgins takes on the famed TransfăgărășanAs the old saying goes, records are made to be broken. But before you can break them, you gotta make[...]

Two teams issued lug-nut violations post-Kentucky

Tuesday  23:12,   17 july 2018
nascar

Two teams have been penalized for lug nut violations following last weekend’s tripleheader race weekend at Kentucky Speedway. In the Xfinity Series, the No. 22 Team Penske team was penalized per Sections 10.9.10.4 for lug nut(s) not properly[...]

Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus rank among great duos in sports history

Tuesday  23:11,   17 july 2018
nascar

Hendrick Motorsports announced this weekend at Kentucky Speedway that the pairing of Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus would remain intact through at least 2020, with Knaus signing a two-year contract extension. The move syncs up arguably[...]

2019 Audi TT Teaser Photos Suggest Reveal Is Imminent

Tuesday  22:26,   17 july 2018
motor1

We could see the refreshed model in days or even hours. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa Romeo AMC Aston Martin Audi Avanti Bentley BMW Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Daewoo Daihatsu Datsun DeLorean Dodge Eagle[...]

Volkswagen scandal: Time running out for diesel car owners to cash in on $10B deal

Tuesday  21:00,   17 july 2018
usatoday

Owners of Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars rigged with software that causes them to pollute have less than two months left to request compensation as part of a sweeping settlement. About 95 percent of owners of the 2-liter diesel cars included in[...]

Truex on his Cup career: "Glimpses of greatness ... kept me alive"

Monday  23:30,   16 july 2018
msn

Martin Truex Jr. has had an amazing career in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series but the vast majority of his success has come in the past three years. Truex picked up his fourth series win of the season Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway,[...]

Volkswagen I.D. R sets Goodwood EV record

Monday  19:35,   16 july 2018
autoblog

Romain Dumas also saved a wild slide through the grass.Volkswagen, and driver Romain Dumas, have been busy tackling hills with the I.D. R Pikes Peak electric race car. After setting a record at the famous challenge in Colorado, the car headed to the [...]

Wickens: No issues with Pagenaud 'because we both made it through'

Monday  05:01,   16 july 2018
msn

Canada’s latest IndyCar hero Robert Wickens says losing his wheel-banging fight with Simon Pagenaud over second place would cause no hard feelings because both cars survived the clash. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa[...]

Scott Dixon quickest in Honda Indy Toronto warm-up; Jordan King wrecks

Sunday  20:11,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Three drivers involved in incidents: Jordan King, Tony Kanaan and Ryan Hunter-Reay.Scott Dixon (59.1394 seconds at 108.719 mph) outlasted pole sitter Josef Newgarden (59.3694 seconds at 108.300 mph) by 0.2290 seconds to take the quickest and fastest [...]

Long: Martin Truex Jr.’s dominant win doesn’t discourage competition

Sunday  18:18,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

A feeling of hope emerges from some of the teams that have been chasing Martin Truex, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch most of the[...]

Kia To Repaint Sunset Yellow Stingers Due To Supplier Issue

Sunday  10:10,   15 july 2018
motor1

A defect in the paint could cause premature cracking. Listings New Used New & Used Make Acura Alfa Romeo AMC Aston Martin Audi Avanti Bentley BMW Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chrysler Daewoo Daihatsu Datsun DeLorean Dodge Eagle Ferrari[...]

What drivers said after Kentucky

Sunday  08:50,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Martin Truex Jr. dominated the Quaker State 400, but the remainder of the field still had something to say about the outcome.Powered[...]

Even after Kevin Harvick’s first Kentucky top five, team might ‘ramp it back up’

Sunday  08:50,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Kevin Harvick earned his first top five at Kentucky in eight starts.Kevin Harvick, who entered Saturday’s Quaker Stage 400 with three wins on 1.5-mile tracks this season, placed fifth at a track he admitted is “definitely not my favorite[...]

Kyle Larson left to ponder what might have been after mechanical failure

Sunday  08:50,   15 july 2018
nbcsports

Kyle Larson still managed to be the top-finishing Chevrolet driver at Kentucky Speedway.SPARTA, Kentucky — Kyle Larson climbed from his Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, which was parked on pit road far away from the top five finishers and from victory[...]