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Continental Tires buys Hoosier

Continental Tires, a manufacturer of lots of street and racing tires, has purchased Hoosier, a manufacturer of some street and mostly racing tires. The good news for both companies is that the customer base doesn't seem to cross over, so the brands won't steal sales from one another. If you're...

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF priced from $32,390

The new RF version of Mazda’s MX-5 Miata goes on sale in early 2017, priced from $32,390. That figure includes an $835 destination charge and is for the base model... read more October 5, 2016 by

1965 Ford GT40 bearing chassis number P/1054

A fully restored Mk1 Ford GT40 headed to 2016 Atlanta Concours d’Elegance

Anyone within driving distance of Braselton, Georgia should head down this weekend for the annual Atlanta Concours d’Elegance. Why? Because a very special car will be... read more October 5, 2016 by

2018 Volvo XC60 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

New Volvo XC60 spied, F-150 Raptor 6x6 revealed, Best Car To Buy 2017: Today’s Car News

Volvo’s next-generation XC60 has been spotted ahead of a likely market launch in late 2017. So far it looks like a smaller, more athletic version of the XC90. Shortly... read more October 5, 2016 by

2017 Hennessey VelociRaptor 6X6

Hennessey promises 600-plus-hp F-150 Raptor 6x6 for $317k

You can forget about the Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6 because Hennessey Performance will build you a much more badass six-wheeled, off-roading truck for a lot less money. Meet the... read more October 5, 2016 by

2016 Ford Ranger by Tickford

Semi-official Ford tuner Tickford returns in Oz with Ranger, Mustang products

The original Tickford started out almost two centuries ago as a coachbuilder in the United Kingdom and later morphed into an engineering and testing group. Ford Motor... read more October 5, 2016 by

2018 Volvo XC60 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volvo XC60 spy shots

It’s hard to believe that it’s now been more than eight years since we first saw Volvo’s XC60 SUV. Since then the vehicle has managed to carve out a niche... read more October 5, 2016 by

Lynk & Co logo

Geely to launch new global brand Lynk & Co

Chinese automaker Geely is preparing to launch a new car brand aimed at global markets. The new brand is called Lynk & Co and is set to have its official coming out party... read more October 5, 2016 by

Ford EcoBoost-powered Hot Wheels Rip Rod

A Hot Wheels movie is coming and the 'Fast & Furious' director is on board

According to Jalopnik, a Hot Wheels movie is in the works. It seems a director is already attached as well, and it's none other than Justin Lin of Fast and the Furious fame... read more October 4, 2016 by

Engineering Explained walks you through the different types of brake rotors

Drilled, slotted, or vented; which brake rotors are best?

Brake rotors come in a number of flavors. You often see them vented, drilled, or slotted. Sometimes there's a combination of the three, and it's best to know which works most... read more October 4, 2016 by

U-Haul demonstrates why you should fill the front of your trailer first

Why you put the most weight at the front of a trailer

Great demo by @uhaul today @CVSA Conference shows affect of weight distribution on trailer #weightforward #trailer. — OPCVC (@OPCVC)... read more October 4, 2016 by

Duramax turbocharged 6.6-liter V-8 diesel engine

GM’s latest Duramax V-8 dials up 445 hp and 910 lb-ft

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is introducing a new generation of its Duramax V-8 diesel engine in its 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD pickup trucks. The... read more October 4, 2016 by

Fisker Inc.

Henrik Fisker revives Fisker brand for electric car startup

Fisker is dead. Long live Fisker. Danish designer Henrik Fisker’s previous car company Fisker Automotive may have flopped, but that hasn’t stopped the serial... read more October 4, 2016 by

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor configurator up, now a good time to take lunch

If you're like us, you may be wondering how to sell your spouse on a 450-horsepower desert sports car. Fear not, because the online configurator for the 2017 Ford F-150... read more October 4, 2016 by

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One of these cars will be Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2017

Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves. The world's automakers just keep developing new vehicles spanning a wide spectrum of luxury and performance. From ulta-luxury SUVs to... read more October 4, 2016 by

Ram Rebel TRX concept, 2016 State Fair of Texas

Should Ram put the Hellcat-powered Rebel TRX concept into production?

Last week Ram took the wraps off the Rebel TRX concept in Texas. While that might sound like some member of the Rebel family, it's much more. Powered by a supercharged... read more October 4, 2016 by


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