Autos: News

Ford Paying Dealerships $1,000 To Find And Fix Recalled Rangers

Friday  23:56,   10 august 2018
motor1

Up to 9,000 Rangers need repairing. Ford hopes a $1,000 incentive will prompt dealerships to find and repair the remaining 2006 Ford Ranger pickups the company recalled earlier this year for faulty Takata airbag inflators, according to a new report[...]
Autos / News

Bowyer: 'You have to elevate your game' to compete with Big 3

Friday  23:36,   10 august 2018
msn

Clint Bowyer is the only driver outside of the “Big 3” in the NASCAR Cup series with more than one win this season.But even Bowyer knows he and his No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing need to get even better if they hope battle those three in the upcoming[...]

Mazda, Suzuki Admit to Cheating on Emissions and Fuel Economy Testing

Friday  02:20,   10 august 2018
msn

Nikkei goes on to name motorcycle maker Yamaha as another suspected cheater.The Japanese publication said the cheating was found "on samples of manufactured vehicles selected during the quality assurance process." While Wednesday's report is light[...]

Ford Performance unveils 2019 Mustang for Monster Energy Series

Thursday  21:00,   09 august 2018
nascar

Ford today revealed its all-new Mustang NASCAR Cup race car, the first time Mustang — the worlds best-selling sports car— will compete in NASCARs top-level Cup racing series. Mustang has raced since it was first sold in 1964, said Hau Thai-Tang,[...]

Rare Car Taken in 2001 Heist Parked by Court Fight

Thursday  20:06,   09 august 2018
msn

The French sports car is worth $7 million.Two parties are making claims to a rare $7 million French sports car which was stolen from a Milwaukee factory more than 15 years ago. The vehicle was exported to Europe and now remains seized by an East[...]

New York City Votes to Cap Ride-Hailing Vehicles, Set Minimum Pay Rates for Drivers

Thursday  17:45,   09 august 2018
msn

It's the first major U.S. city to restrict ride-hailing vehicles.New York City Council voted Wednesday to approve a package of bills that will cap the number of vehicles used in ride-hailing services from Uber and Lyft, as well as empower the[...]

SEC looking into Tesla after Elon Musk's tweets, reports say

Thursday  16:16,   09 august 2018
cnet

Musk may have moved too fast for federal regulators.The US Securities and Exchange Commission has made inquiries into Tesla in the wake of Musk's tweets, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to the WSJ report, as well as others slowly[...]

NASCAR Roundtable: Chase Elliott's big win and its impact on the sport

Thursday  05:42,   09 august 2018
msn

Our NASCAR team examines Chase Elliott's first NASCAR Cup Series win and who might be the next first-time winner in the top division.Powered[...]

NASCAR America: “Uncle Tony” Stewart took Aric Almirola under his wing

Thursday  05:30,   09 august 2018
nbcsports

‘Uncle Tony’ Stewart took Aric Almirola under his wing soon after the young driver moved to Charlotte and the two have been friends ever since.When Aric Almirola moved to Charlotte in his late teens to run in Joe Gibbs Racing’s developmental[...]

Power impressed with Charlotte Motor Speedway “roval”

Thursday  05:30,   09 august 2018
nbcsports

Will Power was impressed after checking out the Charlotte Motor Speedway "roval" on Wednesday during the Parade of Power tour.Power, who was at Charlotte with his Team Penske Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series counterpart Ryan Blaney, along[...]

Massive Takata Airbag Recall: Everything You Need to Know, Including Full List of Affected Vehicles

Thursday  01:40,   09 august 2018
caranddriver

Our frequently updated coverage of the defective and potentially dangerous airbags. See all affected models and follow the story at Car and Driver. The automotive world and beyond is buzzing about the massive airbag recall covering many millions of [...]

Volkswagen Considering Production Version of Atlas Tanoak Pickup

Thursday  01:21,   09 august 2018
trucktrend

New York Auto Show Concept Could Preview Consumer VehicleAutocar reports that Volkswagen’s U.S. bosses are still mulling over the Tanoak’s prospects in our market. “It fits the brand well, because we want to get more American in the U.S., but it’s[...]

IIHS Finds Flaws in Active Driver Assistance Features

Wednesday  23:56,   08 august 2018
motortrend

Advanced safety systems show promise but still need improvementDuring the study, IIHS senior research engineer Jessica Jermakian and her team evaluated the driver assistance technologies in five vehicles—a 2017 BMW 5 Series, 2017 Mercedes-Benz[...]

Ford Just Built its 10 Millionth Mustang

Wednesday  23:35,   08 august 2018
motortrend

That's a lot of[...]

Study: Ferrari Makes $80K Profit Per Car; Highest In The Industry

Wednesday  22:30,   08 august 2018
motor1

Ferrari at the top, Bentley and Tesla at the bottom. In recent years, mainstream automakers have been looking for ways to improve their efficiency in terms of profitability. Nissan, for example, might slash up to 20 percent of its production in [...]