Autos: News

Tesla Ludicrous mode to get more ludicrous with new Easter egg

Tuesday  21:42,   08 november 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has strongly hinted that its already-crazy-quickTo clarify that this so-called Easter egg won't be limited to an amusing display on the vehicles massive console touchscreen like, for instance, the Mario Kart Rainbow Road or the[...]

Tesla CEO Hints at More Performance for P100D Ludicrous Models

Monday  23:42,   07 november 2016
Motor Trend

Tesla Motors and its CEO Elon Musk have been quite active on Twitter the past few days. For starters, the Model S has gained a new glass roof option, and Musk announced an upcoming Easter Egg for the P100D Ludicrous will unleash more performance.[...]

The Grand Tour demolished 27 cars and drove over 1.4 billion miles

Monday  23:42,   07 november 2016

We know Clarkson loves to exaggerate, but that's an insane number.The 15-second video, which has a slew of random images from what we believe to be The Grand Tour's first season, reveals that 27 cars were destroyed, 14,951 cups of coffee were[...]

Tesla ends free, forever Supercharger program

Monday  23:42,   07 november 2016

Now we know when 'forever' ends.Tesla calls it "a change to the economics of Supercharging," and what it means for current owners is nothing. They will still be able to fill up for free. But, if you order a Tesla after January 1, 2017, your[...]

DiBenedetto out with concussion; Jeffrey Earnhardt called in

Sunday  22:49,   06 november 2016
Sporting News

Matt DiBenedetto's 2016 Sprint Cup season peaked in April when he finished sixth at Bristol. DiBenedetto won't drive in Sunday's AAA Texas 500, replaced by Jeffrey Earnhardt. Reason: DiBenedetto has a concussion from a crash in[...]

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Ordering Has Begun

Sunday  21:35,   06 november 2016
Motor Trend

Ford is gearing up to start full-scale production of the new Raptor before November’s end, and the first deliveries of the truck are still more than a month out. Nevertheless, the orders are piling up and many customers are eyeing the big-ticket[...]

How The Election Is Adversely Affecting Car Sales

Saturday  17:35,   05 november 2016

Car dealers, especially in battleground states, can't keep up with ad costs and availability thanks to the big money being spent on political campaigns.Car sales dropped for the third month in a row in October, with the major players, including[...]

Sauter makes it 2 wins in row in Truck Series

Saturday  14:21,   05 november 2016

Johnny Sauter looks to be in championship form as season finale at Homestead inches closer.Sauter already had clinched his spot in the Camping World Truck Series championship race in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway by also winning a[...]

After brain tumor, Tifft has full-time ride with JGR in '17

Saturday  02:49,   05 november 2016
Associated Press

Matt Tifft has gone from uncertainty about his NASCAR future to a full-time ride next season in the Xfinity Series. Joe Gibbs Racing said Friday that the 20-year-old Tifft, who is finishing partial Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series schedules[...]

Kyle Busch on rough start: 'Kind of a shock that it happened'

Saturday  02:49,   05 november 2016

2015 Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch says he's not worried about going to backup car at Texas.The defending Cup champ is one of eight drivers still alive in the Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs, but his weekend at Texas Motor Speedway got off to [...]

Kyle Busch hits wall early in Texas practice, moves to backup car

Friday  23:07,   04 november 2016

The No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota had a tire issue and hit the wall early in practice.Before Kyle Busch could even lay down a lap on Friday in the opening practice for the Sprint Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway, he had a tire issue and got into[...]

11 Supercars Worth More than $8 Million Seized from Dictator’s Son in Geneva

Friday  23:07,   04 november 2016

A Porsche 918 Spyder, a Koenigsegg One:1, a Bugatti Veyron, and a Lamborghini Veneno were just the tip of the iceberg.The cars belong to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, a Swiss prosecutor told The[...]

The Next-Generation, Heavy-Duty Truck Engine, The Cummins X15

Friday  23:07,   04 november 2016
Truck Trend

With emissions standards for over-the-road truck engines becoming more stringent every year, meeting the ever-changing regulations.So, when Cummins updated its tried-and-true ISX15 engine series, the company didn’t make concessions for any aspects[...]

Here's What VW Could Do With All the TDI Cars It's Buying Back

Friday  23:07,   04 november 2016
Road & Track

Expect most to get scrapped, but some might live on.According to Green Car Reports, Volkswagen is legally permitted to do three things with the cars it buys back: "recycle" them and salvage parts for resale, export the cars for non-U.S. resale, or[...]

SEMA 2016: Counterfeiters Busted by U.S. Marshalls

Friday  17:00,   04 november 2016

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is the best place to score the latest aftermarket parts. Evidently, it’s also a great place to get busted for hawking fake products. U.S. Marshalls busted six Chinese vendors for allegedly[...]