BMW Confirm Their Return to Le Mans and Formula E Entry

BMW Confirm Their Return to Le Mans and Formula E Entry

BMW has just announced a global motorsport strategy which includes a return to the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and plans for a Formula E entry for next season. Motorsport boss Jens Marquardt said BMW’s return to Le Mans was something “we are particularly looking forward to”. He continued: “The way the WEC has developed soRead entire story

China ratchets down green-energy growth for first time ever

China ratchets down green-energy growth for first time ever

Over the past few years, China has made a major push to reduce carbon emissions by encouraging use of green technologies. Thanks to generous government incentives and fleet purchases, it is now the world’s largest market for plug-in electric cars. Construction of new solar and wind farms has also proceeded at a rapid pace. DON’TRead entire story

Hyundai Elantra Eco – Driven

Hyundai Elantra Eco – Driven

The Elantra has been around for a while, but it started garnering major attention when the fifth generation debuted in 2010. Now in its sixth generation, the Elantra is grabbing more headlines. New for the 2017 model year, Hyundai is adding the Eco trim to the Elantra’s repertoire. This isn’t some hybrid with expensive batteriesRead entire story

Detalii complete: MINI John Cooper Works Clubman ALL4

Detalii complete: MINI John Cooper Works Clubman ALL4

Ca o noutate, cel mai puternic motor ce a echipat vreodată un MINI este combinat cu cea mai recentă versiune a sistemului de tracţiune integrală ALL4. MINI John Cooper Works Clubman vine cu o putere maximă de 231 CP şi un cuplu maxim de 350 Nm, realizând un timp de 6,3 secunde până la 100Read entire story

#ExoticSpotSA Week 39 2016

#ExoticSpotSA Week 39 2016

Some wonderful submissions as always! Thanks to all who submit via email! Highlights this week are; McLaren 675LT Spider, incredible Ferrari lineup at Kyalami, Lancia Delta Integrale, BMW M4 GTS, Porsche GT3 RS in Cape Town, Ultima GTR in Durban, McLaren R8 combo and then this awesome lineup of Jag’s from a recent breakfast run.Read entire story

VW Dieselgate one year later: what have we learned about diesel cars?

VW Dieselgate one year later: what have we learned about diesel cars?

It’s now a year and eight days since the EPA broke the news that Volkswagen had admitted to including “defeat device” software in almost half a million so-called “clean diesel” vehicles sold in the U.S. from 2009 through 2015. That software detected when the cars were undergoing laboratory tests, and kept their emissions within legalRead entire story

Junkyard Find: 1995 Dodge Dakota, with K-Car engine

The plenitude of vehicles based on the Chrysler K Platform helped the company bounce back from its humiliating 1979 near-bankruptcy and government bailout, and the modern overhead-cam four-cylinder engine Chrysler developed for the K was a big part of that success. We think of that 2.2/2.5 as a transverse-front-wheel-drive-only engine, but Chrysler made a longitudinalRead entire story

Primul model diesel din istoria Bentley – Bentayga Diesel

Primul model diesel din istoria Bentley – Bentayga Diesel

Motorul V8 de 4 litri, de generație nouă, cu trei turbocompresoare, dezvoltă cea mai mare putere și cel mai bun cuplu din clasa sa: 429 CP, respectiv 900 Nm Masini.ro – Stiri auto la zi, anunturi, promotii si forum masiniRead entire story

2016 Paris auto show preview

2016 Paris auto show preview

The pace of change in the auto industry has never been quicker, and we’re seeing that in some of the many vehicles destined to appear at the 2016 Paris auto show, which opens its doors to the media on Thursday, September 29. It’s where automakers like Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen plan to reveal radical vehicle electrificationRead entire story

Tesla sues Michigan over ban on direct sales of its electric cars

Tesla sues Michigan over ban on direct sales of its electric cars

Earlier this month, an application for a dealer license submitted by Tesla Motors was denied by the state of Michigan. It was the final decision in a process that kicked off in October 2014. That was when a last-minute wording change in state franchise law foreclosed the electric-car maker’s ability to sell cars directly toRead entire story