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Cars / Information - 11 months ago

Austin's COTA to host IndyCar next year

Fernando Alonso can look forward to another familiar track if he moves to IndyCars next season after Austin's Circuit of the Americas (COTA) announced on Tuesday they will host the U.S. open-wheel series as well as Formula One. McLaren's Alonso is m...

Cars / Information - 11 months ago

Junkyard Gem: 1977 Mercury Bobcat

Cultural memory of the Ford Pinto, 38 years after the last new ones were sold, boils down to one thing today: the notorious "exploding Pinto" stories of the late 1970s. Yes, many Pinto jokes were told, the resale value of Pintos crashed, and few paid...

Cars / Information - 11 months ago

Mercedes-Benz EQC is where EV crossovers are headed

Mercedes-Benz introduced its EQ sub-brand today with the EQC 400, an electric crossover with a 4.9-second 0-60 time, in Stockholm. It wears unique styling, but its overall dimensions are roughly equivalent to the GLC-Class crossover. The design share...

Cars / Information - 11 months ago

SUVs surge in automakers' August sales figures

Ford Motor reported a nearly 4.1 percent rise in U.S. auto sales in August, helped by higher demand for its sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks.The No. 2 U.S. automaker said on Tuesday it sold 218,504 vehicles in August, compared with 209,897, a...

Cars / Information - 11 months ago

BMW 4 Series Convertible spied with a soft top

BMW is switching from a hardtop to a soft top for the next generation 4 Series Convertible based on these spy shots. This follows the trend of other new BMW convertibles to come out with soft tops: the Z4 and 8 Series Convertible.Back in 2007, the 3...

Cars / Information - 11 months ago

Bosch to show electrified semitrailer axles at IAA

German auto supplier Bosch says it has developed technology to electrify the axles of a semitrailer, making it a good solution for refrigerated food-delivery trucks and autonomous navigation in parking lots or loading bay areas. It'll show the techno...

Cars / Information - 11 months ago

Porsche rolls endlessly at Nurburgring endurance race

If you don't watch any other Nürburgring videos today, watch this one. J2 Racing's John Shoffner, an American, was taking part in the sixth race of the VLN endurance championship on the famed Nordschleife track when he lost control of his Porsche 911...