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Engineering Explained discusses the key characteristics of performance brake pads

Why performance brake pads are a good idea

A simple upgrade you can do to make your car a better performer and more enjoyable to drive is to upgrade your brake pads. A better brake pad works in a number of ways to increase your stopping power. Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is here to explain it all. The gist is that with a better...

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2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR

Peugeot to present 2017 Dakar rally contender in Paris

The Dakar rally may no longer kick off in Paris but in a way the French capital is linked with the 2017 rally. Peugeot will use the 2016 Paris auto show to present its 2017... read more 11 hours ago by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt may be sold in China as Buick Velite

The main reason Buick didn't get the axe while General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] was reorganizing under bankruptcy is the brand's popularity in China. In 2015, Buick sold... read more 12 hours ago by


 
2018 BMW M4 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW M4 spy shots (with interior)

A prototype for an updated version of the BMW M4 has been spotted once more. The changes are part of a mid-cycle update planned for the entire 4-Series range. The cars should... read more 13 hours ago by


 
Bloodhound SSC

China’s Geely is new partner for Bloodhound land speed record team

The United Kingdom’s Bloodhound has secured vital funding from Chinese automaker Geely in order to complete its attempt on the world land speed record, scheduled to for... read more 14 hours ago by


 
Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck concept, 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles

Mercedes Urban eTruck, Infiniti Q60 Convertible, Tesla Model S in the 10s: Today’s Car News

Mercedes-Benz has given us a glimpse of the future of the delivery truck in the form of the Urban eTruck concept. It’s an electric truck with 124 miles of range and a... read more 15 hours ago by


 
Stefan Knirsch

Audi R&D chief hired in wake of emissions cheating scandal steps down

Audi confirmed on Monday that its R&D chief Stefan Knirsch is stepping down from his position with immediate effect. The news follows a September 16 report from German... read more 16 hours ago by


 
Chris Harris in a scene from 'Extra Gear'

Chris Harris and Rory Reid to join Matt LeBlanc as lead hosts on ‘Top Gear’

Top Gear producer the BBC has confirmed Chris Harris and Rory Reid will join Matt LeBlanc as lead hosts for future episodes of the struggling show. Harris and Reid were... read more 17 hours ago by


 
Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck concept, 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz drops more details on its 124-mile Urban eTruck concept

Mercedes-Benz in July previewed a truck concept featuring an electric powertrain, and on Thursday we saw the concept formally unveiled at a trade event in Hannover, Germany... read more 18 hours ago by


 
2017 Infiniti Q60

Infiniti kills Q60 Convertible

A redesigned Infiniti Q60 has just been launched but the car won’t spawn a convertible this time around. The information was revealed to Motoring by Infiniti executive... read more 19 hours ago by


 
2016 Lotus Exige Sport 350

Lotus could be up for grabs in sale of unprofitable parent Proton

Ownership of Lotus could soon change hands if the sale of its unprofitable parent company Proton goes ahead. A controlling stake in Proton was bought by DRB-Hicom in 2012 for... read more 20 hours ago by


 
2016 Paris auto show logo

2016 Paris auto show preview

The pace of change in the auto industry has never been quicker, and we’re seeing that in some of the many vehicles destined to appear at the 2016 Paris auto show, which... read more September 25, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D on the drag strip

Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 s, quarter-mile in the 10s

The 100-kilowatt-hour electric car has arrived in the form of the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D, and boy is it quick. The folks from DragTimes got access to one of the... read more September 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo priced from $176,585

Nissan today announced pricing for the 2017 GT-R Nismo in conjunction with the 12th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show in Long Beach, California. The track-oriented Nismo is... read more September 24, 2016 by


 
2020 BMW 8-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

BMW 8-Series, Audi TT RS, Genesis G70: This Week’s Top Photos

Rumors of its comeback have been circling for years but now, finally, we have tangible evidence that a new BMW 8-Series is in the works. A prototype for what’s clearly... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Freshly restored Ferrari F40 burnt to a crisp

Freshly restored Ferrari F40 burnt to a crisp

The Ferrari F40 is iconic. The Ferrari F40 is rare. The Ferrari F40 is extremely valuable. This particular Ferrari F40 is no longer quite as valuable. This car, according to... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
 

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