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  • Wolff says “curveballs” delaying Hamilton’s new F1 contract

    Wolff says "curveballs" delaying Hamilton's new F1 contract

    The German car manufacturer has been at the centre of intrigue over the future of Hamilton, with the world champion’s current deal having run out at the end of the year. But while there has been speculation that the discussions have hit roadblocks, Wolff is more calm about the situation. He says that the discussions […] More

  • The designer of the Ford Bronco and GT supercar is retiring

    The designer of the Ford Bronco and GT supercar is retiring

    Moray Callum will step down from the top design role at Ford on April 1, the automaker announced Monday. Callum is the brother of equally talented automotive designer Ian Callum and has been in the industry for almost four decades, with half of that time spent at Ford. Moray Callum He will be replaced by […] More

  • The new Hennessey Venom F5

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    Priced at $2.1 million dollars, just 24 ultra-exclusive versions of the Venom F5 will be produced with each example unique to its owner. The heart of the car is the Hennessey-built 6.6-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine named ‘Fury’, which delivers 1,817HP at 8,000rpm and packs 1,617Nm (1,193lb-ft) of torque. Deploying this unprecedented level of power in […] More

  • Spireon Launches Tracking Hardware, Video-Based Solution – Telematics

    Spireon Launches Tracking Hardware, Video-Based Solution - Telematics

    Spireon has announced a new modular vehicle tracking hardware device that includes optional dashcam capabilities utilizing Lytx technology, available for the FleetLocate tracking system. Photo: Spireon. Spireon announced a new modular vehicle tracking hardware device that includes optional dash cam capabilities using Lytx technology, available for the FleetLocate tracking system. Spireon’s new FL360 vehicle tracking tool […] More

  • This Ferrari Showdown Will Get You Stoked For The Weekend

    If you’re a fan of high-revving Ferrari sports cars (yes, I know, who isn’t?!), the folks over at Top Gear just released a compilation of Chris Harris driving four of the brand’s most exciting models. Featuring the classic 250 GT TDF, the insanely fast FXX-K, and two more modern Ferraris in between, this 12-minute Maranello […] More

  • Jeep Wrangler 4xe ‘First Edition’ Coming To Select EU Markets

    Jeep Wrangler 4xe 'First Edition' Coming To Select EU Markets

    Buyers in select European markets can begin ordering the new Jeep Wrangler 4xe First Edition plug-in hybrid, using their dedicated local websites. Currently, you can only place orders in Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland, but Belgium, the Netherlands and Austria will soon follow. Order books for the Wrangler 4xe First Edition will stay open until […] More

  • Red Bull’s ultimatum on 2022 F1 engine freeze not “blackmail”

    Red Bull's ultimatum on 2022 F1 engine freeze not "blackmail"

    The Austrian has confirmed that a deal has now been agreed for Honda to continue to supply the drink company’s two F1 teams in 2022 and beyond. However, the arrangement will only go ahead if the proposed power unit development freeze is introduced – and Marko stressed that if it doesn’t happen, the energy drink […] More

  • FIA Girls on Track winner announced live

    FIA Girls on Track winner announced live

    The FIA’s Girls on Track initiative partnered with Ferrari to find its first female junior driver as part of a push to increase diversity in motorsport participation. A group of 40 girls was at first whittled down to a selection of 12 as the process began at Paul Ricard, with the group first put through […] More

  • Evans takes lead as Ogier suffers puncture

    Evans takes lead as Ogier suffers puncture

    A very early alarm call awaited the mechanics and crews in readiness for an 06:10 start time, the schedule for this weekend’s event being dictated by local COVID-19 measures. Compliance meant that the first two stages of the day would be run in the dark and, with uncertain conditions in the mountains, this led to […] More

  • Alfa Romeo introduces new Stelvio Veloce Ti for MY21

    Alfa Romeo introduces new Stelvio Veloce Ti for MY21

    For MY21 Alfa Romeo will introduce the new Veloce Ti to the Stelvio line-up for the first time.  With a wide range of equipment and cutting-edge technology as standard, its styling evokes the Quadrifoglio version highlighting the performance and dynamics of this SUV, now with new and more efficient engines, in line with E6d-final regulations. […] More

  • New Bomber Specs, Details, Construction Timeline

    New Bomber Specs, Details, Construction Timeline

    The first two B-21 Raider bombers are currently under construction in Palmdale, California. The first flight will take place in 2022. The B-21 Raider will replace the B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit later this decade. The first two B-21 Raider bombers are currently under construction in the California desert. The Air Force’s first new bomber […] More

  • The BMW 3-Series Gran Limousine Is A Long Wheelbase Curio

    The BMW 3-Series Gran Limousine Is A Long Wheelbase Curio

    Exclusive to the Indian market, the Gran Limousine stretches the G20’s wheelbase by 110mm Demand for saloon cars has been plummeting in Europe and the USA in recent years. Crossovers and SUVs are increasingly raining on the parade of this once hugely popular segment, but there are places in the world where four-door cars still […] More

  • Man’s C8 Corvette Lottery Prize Proving Hard To Claim Without Paying A Big Mark-Up

    Man's C8 Corvette Lottery Prize Proving Hard To Claim Without Paying A Big Mark-Up

    The Georgia Lottery promised to give away several Chevrolet Corvettes without securing stock first, making it tricky for the winners to claim their prizes Dennis Kahler was having a great day when his $5 Georgia Lottery scratch card revealed he’d won $250,000 and a C8 Chevrolet Corvette. Getting hold of the latter part of the […] More

  • The VW Golf Is Officially Leaving The USA

    The VW Golf Is Officially Leaving The USA

    It’s the end of an era for VW USA. The plug will be pulled on the production of the US market Golf at VW’s plant in Puebla, Mexico, although there is enough stock to keep the 2021 version of the Mk7 going until the end of the year. VW won’t be bringing the standard Golf […] More

  • New Porsche Taycan with RWD Revealed: Cheapest Model to Buy

    Porsche Taycan RWD colors

    Porsche has launched the fourth variant of its first all-electric sports saloon which lines up alongside the Taycan Turbo S, Taycan Turbo and Taycan 4S. The model is available in two sizes of batteries and for the first time in RWD, effectively making it the cheapest Porsche Taycan on the market. The new-entry model with […] More

  • Which States Have the Most (and Least) EV Chargers Per Capita? – Green Fleet

    Which States Have the Most (and Least) EV Chargers Per Capita? - Green Fleet

    D.C. and 21 states have more than 20 public chargers per 100,000 people. Data courtesy of U.S. Department of Energy, Alternative Fuels Data Center.  The number of public electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the U.S. continues to grow. According to a report from the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC), as of November 2020, Vermont […] More

  • Tesla Model S Convertible By Ares Design

    Custom-made electric vehicles are a trend that’s slowly picking up. They aren’t as popular as internal combustion-engined cars for now since there aren’t a lot of moving parts in EVs that you can play around with. We’ve seen some tuners crack the system to unleash more power for a much cheaper price than the company […] More

  • Nauto’s Driver Safety Platform Joins Geotab Marketplace – Safety

    Nauto’s Driver Safety Platform Joins Geotab Marketplace - Safety

    Photo: Nauto Nauto announced the availability of its Driver and Fleet Safety Platform on the Geotab Marketplace, creating a streamlined, single-sign-on user-interface between Nauto’s safety solution and Geotab’s fleet management capabilities. With Geotab’s telematics device and Nauto’s insights derived from nearly one billion AI-analyzed miles of driving data, fleet managers will be able to gain […] More

  • The Toyota Supra and GT86 Could Soon Be Followed By The Celica

    The iconic Toyota Celica could return after almost two decades to join the Supra and the 86 in the company’s sports car lineup. Toyota has recently trademarked the Celica name in the U.S., hinting that the affordable coupe discontinued in 2006 is ready to make a comeback. Source link More

  • Ways to Prepare Your Fleet for a Post-COVID World – State of the Fleet Industry

    Ways to Prepare Your Fleet for a Post-COVID World - State of the Fleet Industry

    This video is sponsored by:   In the latest State of the Fleet Industry Spotlight video Dain Giesie, assistant vice president – business development for Enterprise Fleet Management, shared some of the short and mid-term challenges facing fleets in a post-COVID world with Automotive Fleet Editor Mike Antich.    Topics discussed included addressing product availability challenges; […] More

  • Can The Tesla Model S Really Take Down the Aston Martin DBS In A Drag Race?

    Tesla has taken down cars from many high-end brands, but there aren’t too many instances where it has gone up against Aston Martin. Courtesy of AutoTrader, we have a face-off between the two companies. Representing Tesla is the Model S Performance, and from Aston Martin’s corner, we have the DBS Superleggera Volante. The latter is […] More

  • BMW M Electrification Is Coming, And It Is Happening Sooner Than You Think

    By the end of the year, we might witness the debut of BMW M’s first-ever all-electric car. We’re not the ones saying it, it’s BMW itself. Even so, there are a lot of unknown puzzle pieces and before more official info comes our way, here’s what we know so far about BMW M’s plans to […] More

  • 2016 Land Rover Defender 90 Autobiography For Sale – 1 of 80 Worldwide

    Land Rover Defender 90 Autobiography For Sale

    Prices have already started shooting up for what is now considered the last true Land Rover Defender. True to it’s heritage and design, the previous generation(s) of the Defender has become a collectible and an investment car. Land Rover body shops around the world have been rallying up to buy abandoned Defenders from farms and […] More

  • Taming a ’65 Dodge Coronet Drag Racer for Daily Use

    Taming a ’65 Dodge Coronet Drag Racer for Daily Use

    The 1965 Dodge Coronet 500 might not be your average Mopar B-body enthusiast’s first choice, but the Wheeler Dealers, Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead, aren’t your average Mopar enthusiasts. Indeed, they’re clued in to something that some Chrysler-philes don’t get: It’s not all about Chargers and GTXs! The Coronet was cool, too, and it was […] More

  • Here’s why NASCAR needs Bubba Wallace to succeed – Inside Circle Track

    Bubba Wallace(Photo: Getty Images) Going into the 2021 season there are going to be many fans who will be rooting for Bubba Wallace and his new team. At the same time, there will be a number of fans rooting against Bubba Wallace and his new team as well. While numerous columns could be written regarding […] More

  • The Buzz Around the Electric C8 Corvette

    The Buzz Around the Electric C8 Corvette

    Motor1.com According to recent rumors, Chevrolet is planning to release an electric Corvette. The popular sports car will take an environmental angle to support GM’s sustainable initiatives. The C8 might not hit dealerships until around 2024 or 2025 — but we already have some key details you’ll want to know. This information might make waiting […] More

  • The Ford Ranger MS-RT Is Bringing ’90s Vibes To Europe

    The Ford Ranger MS-RT Is Bringing '90s Vibes To Europe

    Truck YeahThe trucks are good! The Ford Ranger is bringing it back. “It” being the feel-good vibe that sport trucks first brought us decades ago. The newly announced Ranger MS-RT is donning a bodykit and wheels to revive the segment, but in a sad and familiar twist, the new sport truck has been designated for […] More

  • Review: Evelo Delta X is an adventure commuter e-bike

    Evelo, a Seattle based e-bike company, has combined business and adventure with the Delta X. We’ve reviewed plenty of commuter bikes in the past, ranging from bargain legends, stealth beauties, and some strange brews that only justify their existence by calling itself a commuter. But the Evelo has made something more practical, and even more […] More

  • Adrian Steel Announces Senior Leadership Changes – Upfitting

    Adrian Steel Announces Senior Leadership Changes - Upfitting

    Adrian Steel Company develops, manufactures, and distributes cargo management and branding solutions for commercial vehicles and customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Photo courtesy of Adrian Steel. Adrian Steel Company, which develops, manufactures, and distributes cargo management and branding solutions for commercial vehicles and customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, today announced three changes to […] More

  • State of the Fleet Industry: CY-2021 Kicks off with Multiple Major Announcements – State of the Fleet Industry

    State of the Fleet Industry: CY-2021 Kicks off with Multiple Major Announcements - State of the Fleet Industry

    This video is sponsored by:   The fortieth State of the Fleet Industry video produced by Automotive Fleet offers an updated look at the state of the fleet market as presented by AF Editor Mike Antich.   Topics discussed includes the launch of GM’s EV600 Commercial EV from Brightdrop; a shortage in automotive semiconductors impacting vehicle production; […] More

  • Klauser becomes Chevy’s first sportscar racing program manager

    Klauser becomes Chevy’s first sportscar racing program manager

    Klauser, who already manages the Cadillac DPi-V.R and Camaro GT4.R programs in IMSA, will “expand the level of engineering and technical direction for Corvette Racing as it sets a course for its future with the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, along with all the Chevrolet road-racing programs,” according to a team statement. “It’s a huge honor […] More

  • Ford renews Thunderbird trademark

    Ford renews Thunderbird trademark

    Ford has filed a new trademark application for the Thunderbird name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, according to documents spotted by Muscle Cars & Trucks. But that doesn’t mean a new Ford Thunderbird is on the way. The application was filed on January 13, and specifies that Ford is applying to use […] More

  • Toyota 86 In Boston Flies Off Bridge And Lands Onto Another Ramp

    Around 6 PM Friday night, a car traveling down Interstate 93 southbound near the Zakim Bridge in Boston went airborne, landing on the ramp that connects Route 1 traffic from the Tobin Bridge to Interstate 93. According to Massachusetts State Police, the car, which appears to be a Toyota 86, (or a Scion FR-S) struck […] More

  • Legge, Nielsen join Hardpoint Porsche Daytona 24 squad

    Legge, Nielsen join Hardpoint Porsche Daytona 24 squad

    The duo will join former Le Mans 24 Hour-winning Kiwi Earl Bamber and former Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA driver Rob Ferriol behind the wheel of the squad’s GTD class Porsche 911 GT3 R. Former Indy car driver Legge will take part in the prestigious annual 24 hour sporstcar race after recovering from a nasty […] More

  • Merchants Integrates Microsoft Technology Into its Data Management Solution – Leasing

    Merchants Integrates Microsoft Technology Into its Data Management Solution - Leasing

    Merchants Fleet has integrated Microsoft’s Power BI data management solution into its TotalView software platform, providing clients the ability to consolidate millions of data points into easily digestible visualizations to drive operational efficiency and fleet safety.    Users can now customize dashboard content, empowering fleet professionals to manage and lower their total cost of vehicle ownership and monitor fleet safety by offering easy-to-understand insights into […] More

  • Microsoft teams up with GM-backed self-driving technology startup Cruise

    Microsoft teams up with GM-backed self-driving technology startup Cruise

    Microsoft is now among the list of investors in self-driving technology startup Cruise. Cruise announced Tuesday that Microsoft, together with existing investors General Motors and Honda, as well as some institutional investors, injected an additional $2 billion in a new round of funding, bringing Cruise’s post-money valuation to $30 billion. However, the Microsoft deal is […] More

  • Stellar Industries Introduces Low Cab Forward Service Body – Vehicle Research

    Stellar Industries Introduces Low Cab Forward Service Body - Vehicle Research

    Photo: Stellar Industries Stellar Industries has introduced a new low cab forward service truck, the latest in its line of aluminum mechanic service bodies in its TMAX series for service truck operators.   The Stellar TMAX 2-14 Aluminum Low Cab Forward (LCF) Service Truck. provides users superior turn radius making this an ideal choice for metropolitan […] More

  • Gaunt Brothers confirms entry for Ty Dillon in Daytona 500

    Gaunt Brothers confirms entry for Ty Dillon in Daytona 500

    Motorsport.com first reported Dillon was finalizing a deal with the team last week. Bass Pro Shops and Black Rifle Coffee Company will sponsor the No. 96 Toyota as Dillon attempts to qualify for the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. It’s the only race Dillon has announced for 2021, but he’s eligible for the Busch […] More

  • De Silvestro returns to Indy 500 with women-managed team

    De Silvestro returns to Indy 500 with women-managed team

    The team, created by former SRT Motorsports director, becomes part of Roger Penske’s 2020-initiated program “Race for Equality & Change” and will showcase women in motorsports. Paretta Autosport will “integrate women in the team to ensure that it provides opportunities, including competition, operations and administrative roles such as logistics, marketing and public relations” according to […] More

  • Should I Go For More Performance Or Better Features?

    Should I Go For More Performance Or Better Features?

    Image: Mazda As Jalopnik’s resident car-buying expert and a professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve picked a few of your questions and will try to help out. This week we are discussing if it’s better to prioritize performance over features and if a dealership is getting “revenge” for a bad survey. […] More

  • Mercedes engine a “much better package” for McLaren

    Mercedes engine a "much better package" for McLaren

    McLaren announced in September 2019 that it would be switching to Mercedes power units, rekindling their famed partnership that yielded three world titles between 1995 and 2014. McLaren spent three seasons using Renault engines after ending an acrimonious period with Honda at the end of 2017. The deal with Mercedes will run until at least […] More

  • Hennessey Mammoth 1000 is a 1,000-hp, $135,350 Ram 1500 TRX

    Hennessey Mammoth 1000 is a 1,000-hp, $135,350 Ram 1500 TRX

    The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is a vehicle that’s hardly lacking in performance, but that’s never stopped the folks at Hennessey Performance Engineering from turning up the volume. The Sealy, Texas-based company on Tuesday announced a turnkey version that will see the super truck’s output dialed to a staggering 1,012 horsepower and 969 pound-feet of […] More

  • Taylor Gray penalized for cell phone misuse during ARCA test

    Taylor Gray penalized for cell phone misuse during ARCA test

    The 15-year-old was competing in an ARCA Menards Series test last Friday when he filmed himself driving full speed down the backstretch at the famed superspeedway. He later uploaded the video to Snapchat. He was called to the hauler to speak with ARCA officials over the 18-second clip and has since been penalized. He violated […] More

  • Ogier expects wide open final WRC season

    Ogier expects wide open final WRC season

    Ogier’s last full season in the rallying’s top division will get underway at Rallye Monte-Carlo on Thursday afternoon where the Frenchman is targeting a record-breaking eighth victory at the Gap-based event. Once again, the 37-year-old starts as the bookies’ favourite, but he is predicting a five-way scrap for the title in 2021. Elfyn Evans pushed […] More

  • Jamie McMurray returns for another shot at the Daytona 500

    Jamie McMurray returns for another shot at the Daytona 500

    McMurray, who stopped competing on a fulltime basis in the NASCAR Cup Series following the 2018 season, will drive the No. 77 Chevrolet from Spire Motorsports in partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing. The effort will be sponsored by AdventHealth, one of the largest faith-based health systems in the United States. McMurray, 44, currently works as […] More

  • Air Force AI Controls U-2 Spy Plane: Here’s the Next Mission

    Air Force AI Controls U-2 Spy Plane: Here's the Next Mission

    The U.S. Air Force flew an artificial intelligence (AI) copilot on a U-2 spy plane in California. The flight marked the first time in the history of the Department of Defense that an AI took flight aboard a military aircraft. Next, the AI will see real-world missions. Dr. Will Roper is the Assistant Secretary of […] More

  • Fleet Driver Training Solutions Provider Launches New Collision Avoidance Simulation – Safety

    Fleet Driver Training Solutions Provider Launches New Collision Avoidance Simulation - Safety

    Focused on reducing accidents per million miles, ADS teaches collision avoidance techniques and provides validation to both drivers and organizations on the ability to utilize those techniques in real world situations. Virtual Driver Interactive, Inc. (VDI), provider of simulation-based driver training solutions for fleets is expanding their product portfolio by launching Advanced Driver Safety (ADS), the latest […] More

  • BMW announces reduced IMSA programme for 2021

    BMW announces reduced IMSA programme for 2021

    After months of rumours about a reduced IMSA programme the German manufacturer has finally confirmed that its pair of M8 GTE cars run by Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will only contest the four enduros on the 2021 schedule as part of the Michelin Endurance Cup. That means the two BMWs will only run at the […] More

  • Carroll Shelby’s own Cobra, VW’s new Bus, the Cizeta V16T: Car News Headlines

    Carroll Shelby's own Cobra, VW's new Bus, the Cizeta V16T: Car News Headlines

    An original Shelby Cobra owned by Carroll Shelby right up until his passing has just sold at auction. The car managed to bring in the big bucks, though it still isn’t the most expensive Cobra ever sold at auction. Volkswagen is working on a modern Microbus with battery-electric power and the choice of passenger and […] More

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