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2011 BMW M3 GT Intercontinental Le Mans Cup race car

BMW confirms Le Mans return and Formula E role

Seven years after its withdrawal from Formula One and four years after returning to DTM, BMW has announced an overhaul of its motorsport program which will see the German automaker once again competing at the top level on the world stage. The big news is that BMW will join the World Endurance...

September 27, 2016 by
 
Example of HERE’s next-generation real-time data services for cars

HERE to start collecting real-time traffic data from Audi, BMW and Mercedes cars

A cloud-based database of highly-detailed three-dimensional maps that can be updated in real time will be essential for self-driving cars. And one of the firms working to... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
Mark Webber driving a 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid in London

Mark Webber hits London in a Porsche 919 Hybrid

Porsche surprised commuters in London this morning with a drive by of its 919 Hybrid. The 919 Hybrid was driven by Mark Webber in a stunt to highlight the technology transfer... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard

Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard is a glorious--and tough--limo

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a luxurious machine. Yet it has nothing on the Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman and its 21.3 feet of opulence. If you're a well-heeled individual... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan GT-R Track Edition

2017 Nissan GT-R Track Edition revealed

The Nissan GT-R for the 2017 model year has undergone its most significant update to date. Nissan says the 2017 GT-R will eventually offer four models for customers to choose... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
2017 Jeep Compass

2017 Jeep Compass first look

There’s a new Jeep Compass arriving in showrooms in the first quarter of 2017, and it will replace not only the aging current model but also the Patriot. Jeep says it... read more September 26, 2016 by


 
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... read more September 26, 2016 by


 
McLaren P1 Toy Car

McLaren and Mercedes-AMG reveal new...toys

We've heard big news out of the Mercedes-AMG and McLaren camps today, as both automakers are bringing two new ultra-compact vehicles to market. First up is the pure electric... read more September 26, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno takes a look at a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda

Meet an unrestored 1970 Plymouth Barracuda owned by one of The Carpenters

On the list of all-time great muscle cars, the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda owns a spot near the top. The first-generation of the Barracuda was nice, especially with that massive... read more September 26, 2016 by


 
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 September 26, 2016 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 September 26, 2016 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 September 26, 2016 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 September 26, 2016 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 September 26, 2016 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 September 26, 2016 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 September 26, 2016 by


 
 

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