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  • More Than 3 Million VW And Audi Customers’ Personal Data Compromised By Vendor

    A vendor used by many Volkswagen Group dealerships across the United States and Canada has been involved in a data breach impacting more than 3.3 million customers and prospective buyers. VW of America revealed in a statement late last week that Shift Digital, a vendor used by Audi, Volkswagen, and some authorized dealerships across North […] More

  • Huawei Wants To Develop Autonomous Car Tech By 2025

    Apple might reportedly be in talks with various automakers as well as battery suppliers for its Project Titan autonomous EV, but it’s far from the only tech company in that race. China’s Huawei, for one, is already looking to put an autonomous vehicle in the market in the near future. It is well known that […] More

  • Clarkson’s Farm Is More Enjoyable Than The Grand Tour

    Clarkson's Farm Is More Enjoyable Than The Grand Tour

    The new Amazon show puts Jeremy Clarkson in a more relaxed, genuine-feeling setting than the platform’s high-budget motoring series If you’re after another hit of The Grand Tour, you’ll have to wait a while. The series abandoned its tent studio-based format early in 2019 to focus on feature-length specials, and thus far, there’s been a […] More

  • Why Red Bull reject Kvyat believes he deserves another F1 chance

    Why Red Bull reject Kvyat believes he deserves another F1 chance

    In the era of COVID-19, teams need easy access to drivers who can jump in with little preparation, and you never know when an unexpected opportunity might crop up. Like Nico Hulkenberg and Alex Albon, Kvyat is near the top of the list of drivers with recent F1 race experience, hence the interest from Alpine […] More

  • Antonio Felix da Costa revels in “amazing” home win

    Da Costa revels in "amazing" home win after JOTA battle

    Stoffel Vandoorne had handed the #28 JOTA Oreca-Gibson over to Tom Blomqvist in a leading position for the final stints, despite Blomqvist having been spun round at the start by Da Costa in the #38 sister car. Da Costa was also at the wheel for the end, after Anthony Davidson brought the car they share […] More

  • Lamborghini Enjoying A Huge Rise In Orders And Deliveries This Year

    Lamborghini is experiencing a resurgence in growth and high demand for its models after the pandemic-riddled 2020. While speaking with the media at the Milano Monza Motor Show where Lamborghini had a couple of cars on display, chief executive Stephan Winkelmann said that the brand has already sold roughly 10 months of its production capacity, […] More

  • Rinaldi’s Misano wins silence critics

    Rinaldi: Misano WSBK wins silence critics who

    Rinaldi was promoted to the factory Ducati outfit in 2021 at the expense of Chaz Davies after finishing as the top independent rider with the GoEleven satellite squad last year with a victory at Aragon. However, not only the Italian rider failed to finish on the podium in the opening two rounds of the new […] More

  • Red Bull has no doubts of Mercedes F1 fightback

    Red Bull has no doubts of Mercedes F1 fightback

    Lacklustre performances from Mercedes in Monaco and Baku has allowed Red Bull to take the lead of both the drivers’ and constructors’ championship battles. But despite Red Bull having been the pace-setters recently, it is under no illusions about the strengths of the Mercedes team, plus it is aware about the return to more traditional […] More

  • Toyota explains late Portimao team orders call

    Toyota explains late Portimao team orders call

    The two Toyota Le Mans Hypercars were still racing in the closing minutes in Portugal, whereas in previous seasons the team has frozen the positions at the final pitstops of the race. Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe technical director Pascal Vasselon revealed the change on the completion of a race in which the team’s pair of […] More

  • French GP date change was a “big challenge”, says Boullier

    French GP date change was a “big challenge”, says Boullier

    Following the cancellation of the Turkish GP, F1 asked Boullier to move the Paul Ricard event from its original date of June 27 to June 20, in order to make way for a second race in Austria. That gave Boullier and his team some logistical headaches, and led to some spectators asking for refunds as […] More

  • Forza Horizon 5 Is In Mexico, Released This November

    Forza Horizon 5 Is In Mexico, Released This November

    There’s a new trailer and gameplay video for Horizon 5, which now has its setting confirmed as Mexico We finally know for certain exactly where Forza Horizon 5’s automotive hijinks will be taking place. For ages, the open-world driving game’s map was rumoured to take place in Japan, but more recently, the expectation shifted to […] More

  • Perkins and Bowe honoured on Queen’s Birthday

    Perkins and Bowe honoured on Queen

    The two racing legends were appointed members of the Order of Australia, Bowe for ‘significant service to motorsport as a touring car driver’ and Perkins for ‘significant service to motorsport as a touring car driver and team owner’. Bowe is a two-time Bathurst 1000 winner and also has two Australian Drivers’ Championship and an Australian […] More

  • This Is The Interior Of The Genesis GV60 Electric Crossover

    This Is The Interior Of The Genesis GV60 Electric Crossover

    A handful of images showcasing the interior of the upcoming Genesis GV60 have leaked online. The all-electric GV60 will be based on the same E-GMP EV platform as the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6. While it will share its platform with other EVs in the Hyundai/Kia family, it will feature a unique exterior and […] More

  • Super Formula has ‘no real desire’ to bring back refuelling

    Super Formula has

    Japan’s premier single-seater championship took the decision to shorten races and do away with refuelling last year following the onset of the global health crisis, aiming to reduce the number of team races personnel and make the schedule more compact in the process. While the experiment of holding qualifying on the morning of the race […] More

  • Spectator killed at Finke Desert Race

    Spectator killed at Finke Desert Race

    The second leg of the annual run from Alice Springs to Aputula and back was cut short earlier today for an incident that required the intervention of emergency services. Northern Territory Police has now confirmed that a man in his 60s was killed after being struck by a vehicle that left the track. A man […] More

  • Hendrick cars are “just stupid fast”

    Brad Keselowski: Hendrick cars are "just stupid fast"

    Keselowski used a three-wide move in the final 10-lap segment of Sunday night’s All-Star Race to grab the lead, only to see Hendrick driver Kyle Larson use his own risky maneuver to move out front with seven laps to go. Larson managed to hold off Keselowski the rest of the way to win at Texas […] More

  • Emergency services called to Finke incident

    Emergency services called to Finke incident

    According to a statement from race organisers there was an incident 35 kilometres out of Alice Springs on the return run from Aputula. “The event is aware of an incident approximately 35km down the track. Emergency services are on site attending to the scene,” read the statement. “Motorsport Australia and event organisers are working with […] More

  • Kyle Larson holds off Keselowski for $1 million All-Star win

    Kyle Larson holds off Keselowski for $1 million All-Star win

    Kyle Larson, who has already won four times this season in the Cup Series, grabbed the lead from Brad Keselowski seven laps remaining in the final 10-lap segment and held on to win the annual All-Star Race and its $1 million first prize. It’s Larson’s second All-Star victory. His first came in 2019 when he […] More

  • Price takes historic Finke victory

    Price takes historic Finke victory

    The two-time Dakar champion took his unique Mitsubishi Trophy Truck to a thrilling victory at the there-and-back race to seal a first Finke crown on four wheels. The Red Bull-backed entry looked like a sure thing for much of the event, Price and navigator Mark Dutton comfortably topping the prologue on Saturday before setting a […] More

  • Magnets Simply Do Not Work How F9 Seems To Think They Do

    The marquee stunt in the F9 trailer is one in which a Toyota 86 goes flying through a shop and into a truck thanks to the power of magnets. But is this grounded in reality? Well, in that electromagnets attract metal, the stunt kind of makes sense in this physical universe we occupy, but not […] More

  • Dick Johnson Racing unveils Indigenous livery for Darwin

    Dick Johnson Racing unveils Indigenous livery for Darwin

    The Supercars powerhouse will sport the unique colours in the Top End as part of its support of the Racing Together programme. Racing Together promotes the involvement of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in motorsport, with DJR boss Ryan Story one of the directors and Viva Energy, the Australian licensee for Shell, providing […] More

  • Go On Track Days With This 1990 BMW M3 With An E36 Engine

    A 1990 BMW M3 that has been transformed into a track car is currently up for sale through Bring A Trailer. This E30 M3 was most recently sold in 2014 as a rolling chassis and while it retained its original body panels, it didn’t have an engine and the cabin was completely bare. The current […] More

  • Chastain, Reddick, Almirola, DiBenedetto join All-Star Race

    Chastain, Reddick, Almirola, DiBenedetto join All-Star Race

    Chastain, Reddick and Almirola won the first three rounds, respectively, of the All-Star Open to advance to the field for the main event. Joining them is Matt DiBenedetto, who won the fan vote among the drivers not otherwise eligible. “It means a lot to get the votes from the fans,” DiBenedetto said. “Thank you so […] More

  • Ferrari F8 Tributo Owner Embraces Cryptocurrencies With A Dogecoin Wrap

    Ferrari F8 Tributo Owner Embraces Cryptocurrencies With A Dogecoin Wrap

    Cryptocurrencies have gone on a wild ride this year and the owner of this Ferrari F8 Tributo is clearly quite fond of one particular crypto: Dogecoin. Dogecoin was originally created as a joke but thanks to some high profile supporters, the most notable being Elon Musk, its value has ballooned this year, prompting the owner […] More

  • Fleet Best Practices: Fleet Readers Sound Off – Operations

    Fleet Best Practices: Fleet Readers Sound Off - Operations

    Credit: Pixaby Automotive Fleet views itself as a facilitator to provide a platform for different voices from the industry to sound-off on today’s challenges. This regular column is designed to encourage discourse for fleet professionals to let their voices be heard to their peers and other industry professionals. Here is what is top of mind for […] More

  • New BloombergNEF Report Says EVs To Rise Faster Than Ever – Green Fleet

    New BloombergNEF Report Says EVs To Rise Faster Than Ever - Green Fleet

      Credit: Pixaby A new report from authoritative electrification analysts, BloombergNEF, says that electric vehicle (EV) sales are likely to accelerate at a rate greater than ever experienced before. However, in its annual Electric Vehicle Outlook report, BloombergNEF says that Governments need to encourage adoption further if they wish to be net-zero on carbon emissions […] More

  • Herta, Rahal puzzled by O’Ward’s restart pace, Palou less so

    Herta, Rahal puzzled by O’Ward’s restart pace, Palou less so

    O’Ward’s Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet surged forward on the last two restarts, passing Scott Dixon, Graham Rahal, Palou, Herta and eventually longtime leader Josef Newgarden to claim an impressive victory. Herta, who lost third to Palou after trying to retaliate on O’Ward, and making a slight error at Turn 3 said afterward: “It was pretty disappointing. […] More

  • You Could Buy Everything You Need To Start A Saab Store In One eBay Auction

    You Could Buy Everything You Need To Start A Saab Store In One eBay Auction

    One of the most exciting things about eBay is that you never know what you might find. Watches, cameras, sunglasses, 1,000 OEM Saab car parts – it’s all there! One seller in Jordan, specifically, has all of the above and they’re selling their collection of more than 1,000 new Saab parts as a single lot […] More

  • New Vehicle Shortages Puts Emphasis On Increased Fleet SMR Schedules – Vehicle Research

    New Vehicle Shortages Puts Emphasis On Increased Fleet SMR Schedules - Vehicle Research

      Credit: Pixaby The ongoing semiconductor shortages, with the resultant delays on new vehicles, is impacting fleet replacement cycles. As many as 1 million vehicles will be wiped from production inventories thanks to the squeeze on chip availability, says a report in the Financial Times. As a result, many fleets are now facing lifecycle extensions […] More

  • New BCA-Lex Autolease Remarketing Agreement As MD Richard Jones Questions EV Valuation Accuracy – Remarketing

    New BCA-Lex Autolease Remarketing Agreement As MD Richard Jones Questions EV Valuation Accuracy - Remarketing

    Credit: BCA As the UK’s largest leasing company, Lex Autolease, announces a new five year remarketing deal with BCA, Managing Director Richard Jones raises questions about the problem of establishing residual values for electric vehicles. The new BCA agreement, which builds on the original pioneering agreement established five years ago, covers both the leasing and […] More

  • Hard not to be disappointed to dominate and lose

    Newgarden: “Hard not to be disappointed” to dominate and lose

    The Team Penske-Chevrolet driver set a scintillating pole position this morning and starting on primary tires, he had to charge forward while he could, in order to shorten the stint on which he’d run the fragile alternate compound tires. A late restart while he was on his final, red-tired stint saw the two-time champion him […] More

  • O’Ward dedicates Detroit win to Rosenqvist and Ojjeh

    O’Ward dedicates Detroit win to Rosenqvist and Ojjeh

    After finishing third in Race 1 yesterday, O’Ward’s Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet struck the wall this morning in qualifying, which left him down in 16th on the grid. However, he avoided trouble at the start of the race to move into the Top 10, and was sixth with 11 laps to go. He passed Scott Dixon […] More

  • O’Ward’s late charge defeats Newgarden

    Detroit IndyCar: O’Ward

    Newgarden made a strong start to hold off Colton Herta who had his mirrors full of Rinus VeeKay, but held on, while behind them Alexander Rossi dived up the inside of Grosjean who had Dixon on his outside. Rossi and Dixon pincered Grosjean, the Ganassi driver bounced off the Dale Coyne Racing with RWR-Honda which […] More

  • 3-Series, 4-Series, 4-Series Gran Coupe, i4: Let Us Explain BMW’s Compact Lineup

    3-Series, 4-Series, 4-Series Gran Coupe, i4: Let Us Explain BMW’s Compact Lineup

    Take a look at a car magazine or a car brochure from the 1970s or 1980s and you’d be shocked to see how limited most manufacturers lineups were compared with today’s landscape. SUVs were still agricultural and had yet to really catch on in a big way with mainstream car buyers, and crossovers hadn’t really […] More

  • #8 car wins after Toyota team orders

    Portimao WEC: #8 car wins after Toyota team orders

    Buemi brought the #8 Toyota GR010 Hybrid car to the finish at the Algarve International Circuit narrowly ahead of the #7 Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose Maria Lopez after a confusing double team order call, with Buemi briefly being ordered to let Lopez past before being handed the lead once again. Read Also: Alpine’s […] More

  • Ingram scores first win for Hyundai

    Snetterton BTCC: Ingram scores first win for Hyundai in Race 3

    Ingram, who started from fourth on the grid, instantly moved up to third, and then hunted down the front-row-sitting West Surrey Racing-run BMWs of Tom Oliphant and Stephen Jelley.  Jelley led from reversed-grid pole ahead of the sister BMW of Oliphant, but locked up into the Wilson hairpin on the second lap.  Jelley then appeared […] More

  • We Go Hands-Free In A 2022 Lexus LS 500h Prototype, Test Its New Teammate Semi-Autonomous Driving System

    We Go Hands-Free In A 2022 Lexus LS 500h Prototype, Test Its New Teammate Semi-Autonomous Driving System

    The automotive industry is in a new age of innovation as we’re seeing rapid developments involving everything from alternative powertrains to autonomous vehicles. The latter promise to revolutionize transportation, but some of the most interesting developments involve semi-autonomous driving technology which can be found in cars today and in the near future. Among them is […] More

  • Tsunoda must find F1 limit to use “unbelievable speed”

    Tost: Tsunoda must find F1 limit to use “unbelievable speed”

    The Japanese rookie has had a rollercoaster season for AlphaTauri so far, after making the jump up to grand prix racing from Formula 2. After impressing on his debut in Bahrain, he endured more difficult times with a big qualifying crash at Imola, criticised his team after a frustrating time in Spain and having a […] More

  • Apple iCar: From Revolution To Evolution, What Would Its Future Timeline Look Like?

    Disclaimer: This article is a tongue-in-cheek, fanciful look at the history of the Apple iCar – if it were to exist. Recently we ran a story on Apple’s ‘Project Titan’ which, is believed to be the tech giant’s foray into the auto industry, along with a hypothetical illustration of the iCar itself. This got us […] More

  • Kirkwood wins again, closes title fight

    Detroit Indy Lights: Kirkwood wins again, closes title fight

    Race 1 winner Kirkwood, who started from third, immediately sliced his Andretti car past front-row starter David Malukas of HMD Motorsports into Turn 1 at the drop of the green and started hunting down pole-winner Linus Lundqvist. On the run down to Turn 6 on Lap 2, Kirkwood made his move on the leader and […] More

  • Sutton passes Turkington for Race 2 win

    Snetterton BTCC: Sutton passes Turkington for Race 2 win

    With no success ballast on his Laser Tools Racing Infiniti, Sutton opted for the soft option tyre, and was already up to seventh by the end of the opening lap. Just before half-distance, Sutton passed Ollie Jackson for second into the Wilson hairpin, and on the ninth lap of 12 he managed to get ahead […] More

  • Toyota in control at half-distance

    Portimao WEC: Toyota in control at half-distance

    From pole position, Nicolas Lapierre stretched a small lead at the wheel of the Signatech-run Alpine A480-Gibson ahead of the two Toyota GR010 Hybrids driven by Sebastien Buemi and Jose Maria Lopez during the opening stint. But a pattern soon emerged with the Alpine running much shorter stints, as Lapierre had to come in for […] More

  • Any Ideas What To Do With This Wrecked 2021 C8 Corvette?

    Any Ideas What To Do With This Wrecked 2021 C8 Corvette?

    For all the guff that Mustangs get on the internet, the truth is that many sports cars meet an untimely end. Take, for instance, this 2021 Chevrolet Corvette available on IAA. The totaled C8 Corvette was in a front-end collision that pretty much ruined the front half of the car. Although the rear wasn’t completely […] More

  • Newgarden takes great pole, Ferrucci shunts

    Detroit IndyCar: Newgarden takes brilliant pole, Ferrucci shunts

    Q1, Group 1 Scott McLaughlin, Takuma Sato, Graham Rahal and Oliver Askew – substituting for the injured Felix Rosenqvist in the Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet – went straight out on Firestone’s softer red compounds, as the drivers had already discovered they took longer than usual to come up to temperature. Their rivals swiftly followed suit. Colton […] More

  • ‘Wild’ costs of junior categories need to be cut

    Vettel:

    The issue of high costs in junior categories was raised recently by Lewis Hamilton, who told Spanish publication AS that F1 had become a ‘billionaire boys’ club’. He added: “If I were to start over from a working-class family, it would be impossible for me to be here today because the other boys would have a lot […] More

  • Razgatlioglu scores first Yamaha 2021 win

    Misano WSBK: Razgatlioglu clinches first Yamaha win of 2021

    Starting second on the grid, Razgatlioglu first attempted to pass polesitter Rinaldi at Turn 4 on the opening lap, only to run wide and allow an opportunistic Jonathan Rea to pass both of them in one move. However, six-time champion Rea didn’t have the pace to head the pack on his factory Kawasaki, with first […] More

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