• The power of Roger Penske

  • Why Musk’s new directive at Tesla has become ‘cash is king’

  • Mahindra Thar Quick Drive Review

  • Wolff: Honda will emerge as strong F1 force

  • Fiat Chrysler boss believes Alfa Romeo should return to Formula One

  • Actev Arrow Smart-Kart could be a perfect EV for kids

  • Mercedes Teases C-class Cabriolet, a Smaller, Cheaper Four-Place Benz Convertible

  • Mercedes-Benz gives early look at C-class convertible

  • The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in Geneva

  • Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco?

  • American Airlines teams up with Uber for door to door travel

  • Takata engineer refused to testify in airbag failure lawsuit

  • New airbag devices cushion crash impacts by deploying outside vehicles

  • Can Kia pick Prius’ lock on hybrid market?

  • Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut

  • Tata Nexon revealed for Indian market

  • 2017 BMW Alpina B7 revealed

  • Last Lamborghini Diablo of the 20th century heads to auction

  • Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show

  • 2016 BMW 640i Convertible Tested: Bavaria’s Luxo Pony Car Loses Its Lid

  • 2016 BMW 640i Convertible – Instrumented Test

  • Ram Power Wagon, Kia Niro, and more | Autoblog Minute

  • Be Even More Like McRae in His Ex-Rally Subaru

  • How to spend Valentine’s Day with the love of your life… your car!

  • Chicago 2016: Almost 600 vehicles, but only 18 with a plug

  • Woman charged in GM Tech Center stabbing

  • Americans borrow more money than ever for car purchases

  • Belly Up to the Sport Bar: 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 All Terrain X Goes Full McFly

  • 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Buyer’s Guide

  • The 10 Cars You Must See from the 2016 Chicago Auto Show

The power of Roger Penske

Fifty years ago, Roger Penske launched one of his many careers – that of a race team owner.

Mahindra Thar Quick Drive Review

Mahindra’s relationship with the Willys Jeep dates back to the 1940s when the company began building the vehicle under license in India. It wasn’t until 2010 that the company rebranded the vehicle and called it the Mahindra Thar. With next to no modern safety features, we’re never likely to see the Mahindra Thar on local […]

Wolff: Honda will emerge as strong F1 force

Filed under: Motorsports, Honda, McLaren, RacingMercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has no doubts that Honda will make a success of its Formula 1 return, despite the Japanese manufacturer’s disappointing time last year.Continue reading Wolff: Honda wil…

Fiat Chrysler boss believes Alfa Romeo should return to Formula One

Sergio Marchionne, the outspoken boss of both Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari, has restated his desire for Alfa Romeo to re-enter the Formula One fray. In an interview of Gazzetta dello Sport, Marchionne said that “in order to restore [Alfa Romeo’s] name they must consider returning to Formula One”. As many are well aware, participation in […]

Actev Arrow Smart-Kart could be a perfect EV for kids

Filed under: Green, Green Culture, ElectricThe new Actev Arrow Smart-Kart puts 12 mph electric karting fun for kids age 5-9. Parents can have fun controlling the speed from a connected app.Continue reading Actev Arrow Smart-Kart could be a perfect EV f…

Mercedes Teases C-class Cabriolet, a Smaller, Cheaper Four-Place Benz Convertible

It is an “open secret,” says Daimler on social media: There will be a convertible version of the Mercedes-Benz C-class. This rendering, faithful to the real thing, gives a good glimpse of what customers can expect to see in showrooms later this year. Mercedes also says that the C-class cabriolet is a four-seater (although the […]

Mercedes-Benz gives early look at C-class convertible

Mercedes-Benz is giving a sneak peek of the C-class convertible it will unveil at the Geneva auto show in March. It is the first time Mercedes has offered a convertible variant in the C class family.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in Geneva

Filed under: Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz, Convertible, LuxuryMercedes-Benz teases the new C-Class Cabriolet ahead of its world debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March.Continue reading The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in GenevaTh…

Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco?

Filed under: 2016 Chicago Auto Show, Ford, SUVWe examine Ford’s new SUV plans and analyze other industry events.Continue reading Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco?Will Ford’s SUV blitz include the Bronco? originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, …

American Airlines teams up with Uber for door to door travel

Filed under: Green, Transportation AlternativesGet a plane ticket for American Airlines, and AA will make it extra-easy to get an Uber, too.Continue reading American Airlines teams up with Uber for door to door travelAmerican Airlines teams up with Ube…

Takata engineer refused to testify in airbag failure lawsuit

A Takata engineer involved in testing the company’s airbags invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in declining to testify in a lawsuit brought by a woman left paralyzed in a 2014 accident.

New airbag devices cushion crash impacts by deploying outside vehicles

Auto parts suppliers makers are developing a new generation airbags that cushion the impact of a crash by deploying on the outside of a vehicle. Such devices have already appeared in Europe and are mainly aimed at protecting pedestrians in a crash.

Can Kia pick Prius’ lock on hybrid market?

Many automakers have tried and failed to lure customers away from the Toyota Prius hybrid. Kia thinks it can succeed with the Niro, its first built-from-scratch hybrid.

Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut

The upcoming Audi Q2, the smallest crossover yet from the luxury marque, has been teased online. Hidden under a silk shroud, these teasers were posted on the company’s Facebook page and are linked to a lengthly blog post (in German) about the model’s development. In the post, Steffen Tarashti, an Audi marketing specialist working on […]

Tata Nexon revealed for Indian market

Indian manufacturer Tata Motors will launch a new compact crossover, dubbed the Nexon, in the coming months. The model went on show at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi, ahead of a market debut in the coming months. On the styling front, the Nexon features a curvy wraparound grille and headlight design,  joined by LED daytime lights at […]

2017 BMW Alpina B7 revealed

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-6K350r7ms New details on the powerful 2017 BMW Alpina B7 super saloon have been revealed this week, ahead of next month’s Geneva motor show. The B7, based on the new 2016 BMW 7 Series, is driven by a 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine. Some markets will also gain BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system, while others will go rear-wheel […]

Last Lamborghini Diablo of the 20th century heads to auction

Filed under: Lamborghini, Auctions, Automotive History, UK, Coupe, Classics, Performance, SupercarsSilverstone Auctions will sell a very special Lamborghini Diablo SV on March 6 because the car is arguably the last ‘true’ Lambo before VW took control. …

Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show

Peugeot is taking in-car connectivity to the next level with its Traveller i-Lab Concept, set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The French brand’s technological tour-de-force transporter features a 32-inch tablet slash TV, developed in collaboration with Samsung, along with limousine-like rear seats that face each other in a conference layout. The […]

2016 BMW 640i Convertible Tested: Bavaria’s Luxo Pony Car Loses Its Lid

Since the 6-series returned from hibernation more than a decade ago, BMW’s big convertible has occupied an enviable spot in the motoring pantheon in that it has few direct competitors. Mercedes-Benz’s S-class cabriolet is significantly more money, while the E-class convertible offers little in the way of grand-touring pretense. The Mercedes SL lacks rear seats, […]

Ram Power Wagon, Kia Niro, and more | Autoblog Minute

Filed under: Videos, Autoblog Minute, Auto News RecapsRam Power Wagon, Chevy Camaro 1LE, Ford’s plan to roll out four new SUVs and more. Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.Continue reading Ram Power Wagon, Kia Niro, and more | Aut…

Be Even More Like McRae in His Ex-Rally Subaru

Anyone can buy a Subaru WRX STI and tell their friends they drive a rally car for the streets. Not many people can buy one that’s actually a rally car and was driven by both Colin McRae and Petter Solberg in actual races. But for just a tad under $250,000 (at current conversion rates), you […]

How to spend Valentine’s Day with the love of your life… your car!

Love is in the air… we’ve all come down with an illness known around the CA office as ‘Herbie the Love Bug’. Valentine’s Day is tomorrow – but if you’ve forgotten to organise something special, or simply don’t know what to do, don’t panic! There is still plenty of time – and besides, we have your […]

Chicago 2016: Almost 600 vehicles, but only 18 with a plug

Filed under: Green, 2016 Chicago Auto Show, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, Green Automakers, Green Culture, Crossover, SUV, Truck, Electric, HybridI took a walk through the Chicago Auto Show today, and found only a few plug-in vehicles among the 600 on displ…

Woman charged in GM Tech Center stabbing

The woman accused of stabbing her mother at GM’s Tech Center in Warren, Mich., was charged today with assault with intent to murder, according to a court official.

Americans borrow more money than ever for car purchases

Filed under: Etc., InsuranceRide-sharing options may be proliferating and the percentage of Americans obtaining drivers licenses may be declining. But for now, reports on the end of the car-ownership model are greatly exaggerated.Continue reading Ameri…

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Buyer’s Guide

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Arguably one of the most attractive compact SUVs you can buy, the Outlander Sport offers eye-catching looks, adequate underpinnings and a quasi-competitive price, hampered by a small deal…