Autos: News

NASCAR trying to increase passing for Coca-Cola 600

Friday  23:06,   26 may 2017
ap.org

NASCAR is trying to inject some excitement into Charlotte Motor Speedway, where recent races have been relatively predictable, even dull: When a lead car breaks free from the pack, it's been nearly impossible to catch. Research Research New[...]

Leist leads every lap to win Freedom 100 on Carb Day

Friday  21:41,   26 may 2017
ap.org

Matheus Leist led every lap after starting on the pole to win the Indy Lights race during Carb Day festivities leading up to the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g. Chevrolet) Model [...]

Indy 500 kingmakers Foyt, Penske begin plotting their future

Friday  21:41,   26 may 2017
ap.org

A.J. Foyt and Roger Penske are as much a part of the Indianapolis 500 as the pagoda and Gasoline Alley, icons of such stature that they're identifiable only by their first names. Research Research New Used New & Used Make (e.g.[...]

Jaguar's most bonkers car yet is a 600-horsepower XE sedan

Friday  21:12,   26 may 2017
msn

600 horsepower is, you know, ample.Jaguar has whipped up what it calls the "most extreme performance road car in the history of Jaguar," the XE SV Project 8. It starts with a normal Jaguar XE, but its heart has been replaced with a supercharged[...]

The Lexus CT200h Is Dead: Hybrid Hatch Won't Return for 2018

Friday  21:10,   26 may 2017
caranddriver

<p>The Lexus CT200h has reached the end of the line.</p>We're not too surprised by this news, given the CT's age and dwindling sales numbers. Lexus sold just 8903 copies of the CT200h in 2016, a fraction of the sales numbers enjoyed by other[...]

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

Friday  21:05,   26 may 2017
motortrend

<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
ap.org

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
ap.org

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
ap.org

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
ap.org

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 [...]