Autos: News

Trump Calls Germany “Very Bad” for Selling Millions of Cars in U.S.

Friday  21:05,   26 may 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Comments reportedly made to European Union leaders</p>"The Germans are bad, very bad. See the millions of cars they are selling to the US. Terrible. We will stop this," Donald Trump said, according to German news magazine Der[...]

Ferrari has burning ambition to win 1st Monaco GP since 2001

Friday  20:10,   26 may 2017
Associated Press

Having closed the gap to dominant Mercedes in an incredibly close-fought Formula One season, Ferrari has another burning ambition: Winning the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Chevrolet) [...]

Esteban Ocon making a name for himself as a rising F1 star

Friday  20:10,   26 may 2017
Associated Press

Esteban Ocon is described by one member of his Force India team as a ''sponge'' because of his capacity to absorb information. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Chevrolet) Model (e.g. Equinox) The[...]

Hairspray can in hot car explodes, launches through windshield

Friday  19:31,   26 may 2017
Autoblog

Aerosol cans and hot cars don't mix.Karmen Ayres of Vancouver, Wash., returned to her car after work and noticed her windshield was broken. "Saw my window and instantly thought something had fell from the sky," she says. A closer look revealed a [...]

Texas could make play for NASCAR all-star and finale races

Friday  18:21,   26 may 2017
Associated Press

State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state's premier stock-car track wants to lobby for NASCAR's All-Star race and season-ending championship.&nbsp;The Texas Legislature approved a bill Thursday that[...]

American dream starting to become reality in IndyCar Series

Friday  18:06,   26 may 2017
Associated Press

Graham Rahal senses IndyCar is undergoing a change. After spending a decade chasing and watching other young drivers try to get a breakthrough victory, the 28-year-old Ohio native believes it's about to finally happen.INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Graham[...]

GM accused of using defeat devices to beat emissions tests

Friday  17:52,   26 may 2017
Bloomberg

General Motors Co. is accused of putting defeat devices in its trucks to beat emissions tests, the sixth carmaker linked to diesel cheating scandal since 2015, when Volkswagen AG admitted to installing software to bypass pollution rules. Research[...]

‘Yee haw’ in Italian - Alfa Romeo Giulia is the Car of Texas

Friday  17:52,   26 may 2017
Autoblog

You can't underestimate the visceral pull of the new Giulia Quadrifoglio'sThe Quadrifoglio delivers 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and laps the Nürburgring Nordschleife in just 7:32. This makes it - for the moment - the fastest four-passenger[...]

Carbon Monoxide Leaks Still Seem to Be Plaguing Ford Interceptor Utility Cop Cars

Friday  13:04,   26 may 2017
MSN

The Ford Interceptor Utility may be the number one selling police car in the country, with 32,213 sold in 2016, but it doesn't come without flaws.&nbsp;The Ford Interceptor Utility may be the number one selling police car in the country,[...]

New leaked Tesla chart reveals Model 3 details

Friday  13:04,   26 may 2017
MSN

A chart, which comes from Tesla sales, shows details of the upcoming Model 3 electric car compared to its big brother, the Model S.The chart (below), which first appeared on the Tesla Model 3 Owners Club, compares the existing Model S with the Model [...]

Beware the Deadliest Holiday Weekend to Be on the Road

Friday  13:04,   26 may 2017
MSN

Memorial Day weekend has the greatest number of fatal car accidents -- and this year, it brings additional bad news.That’s according to an analysis by ValuePenguin. Seeking to determine which holidays saw the greatest number of fatal car accidents,[...]

Rumor: I-4 Turbo to Replace Pentastar V-6, I-6 Turbo to Replace 5.7 Hemi in FCA Lineup

Friday  13:04,   26 may 2017
Truck Trend

Big Changes Possibly Coming for FCA PowerplantsThe site is claiming that the well-regarded Pentastar V-6 is headed into its golden years, and at best has another 6-10 years left in it before it’s replaced by a turbocharged I-4 across the FCA lineup. [...]

Dodge Challenger Demon's Drag Radial Tires Are Too Wide for the Production Line

Friday  13:04,   26 may 2017
MSN

<p>So the drag-ready rubber and massive rims are affixed to the axles at the upfit center.</p>But those grippy tires and the wheels that wear them come with a caveat: They're too damn big for the Challenger's production[...]

Ford Claims the 2018 Ford Expedition Can Tow 9,300 Pounds

Friday  13:02,   26 may 2017
MSN

<p>That is enough towing capacity to pull Airstream's largest trailer and then some.</p>According to Ford, the 2018 Ford Expedition has a best-in-class towing capacity of 9,300 pounds, more than enough to drag around anything a normal[...]

Ford Funds Scholarships for Texas High School Students

Friday  13:01,   26 may 2017
MSN

Ford Motor Company has announced that it has raised over $400,000 for scholarships for Texas high school students. This is the American car manufacturer's third year of funding college tuition, having already raised millions of dollars since[...]