September, 2015

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AMA Salutes Team USA For Motocross Of Nations Finish

From an AMA press release: The U.S. team of Justin Barcia from Greenville, Fla., Jeremy Martin from Millville, Minn., and Cooper Webb from Newport, N.C., finished second at the 2015 FIM Motocross of Nations in Ernee, France, on Sept. 27. “Congratulations to France for winning the 2015 FIM Motocross ofRead More

European Commission set to push through real-world emissions tests

Autocar understands EU will put proposals to Technical Committee for Motor Vehicles on October 6; could come in to force in 2016 The European Commission is set to present its recommendations for heavily revised procedures for vehicle emissions testing next week, Autocar has learned. A scheduled meeting of the EU’sRead More

Duke’s Den My Favorite Wheelie Photos

Those who have read my words over the years understand my love for wheelies. I’ve been doing them on a bicycle since I was a kid, and I’ve been pulling them on motorcycles for decades. The physical sensations and the talent challenges of doing wheelies are simply irresistible to me.Read More

Autocar confidential: Ferrari, Nissan, Citroen, Jaguar Land Rover

Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week’s gossip from across the automotive industry No Ferrari SUV Ferrari continues to rule out joining Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Bentley and Rolls-Royce in building an SUV. Many had predicted a high-margin SUV would be too tempting for new Ferrari president SergioRead More

Rider Training Buyers Guide Adventure and Off-Road

No review of an adventure bike is complete without the observation that few of them will probably ever turn a wheel off-road, since ADV bikes are the SUVs of the motorcycle world, and SUVs rarely get taken off-road. But motorcycle people are way more adventurous than car-driving ones. And evenRead More

All-wheel drive four-door saloons from £2000 – used car buying guide

Jaguar X-Type 3.0 An all-wheel-drive saloon will help keep you the right way up through winter. Here are some performance-orientated options Choosing the perfect winter saloon can be full of peril – but choosing one with all-wheel drive will give you extra security through the colder months. 1 – JaguarRead More

VW Diesel Scandal, 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2016 MINI Clubman: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Volkswagen’s Very Bad Week: The News ‘Til Now To say that this has been a bad week for Volkswagen would be like saying that John Boehner’s resignation this morning was a little surprising, or that Kim Kardashian likes a bit of attention now and then. 2016Read More

Sacramento EnduroX Video Highlights

From an EnduroX press release: Round five of the 2015 GEICO AMA EnduroCross series took place inside the Sleep Train Arena on Saturday night and the crowd was treated to an exciting evening of racing action. Cody Webb took the win on his FMF/RPM Team Maxxis KTM but he hadRead More

Volkswagen emissions scandal: full story on the diesel emissions testing crisis

News 28 Sep, 2015 Everything you need to know about the diesel emissions scandal engulfing the VW Group brands Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and SEAT. Latest

Volkswagen Sums Up Diesel Situation, Admits Guilt On Info Site

After a week of being in the headlines deceiving the federal government and the public over its TDI “clean diesel” vehicles, Volkswagen has rolled out a new consumer-facing website that aims to answer some common questions and do some damage control in the wake of the widening scandal. Although ifRead More

MotoGP 2015 Aragon Results

Factory Yamaha pilot Jorge Lorenzo, in a race he absolutely needed to win, did so convincingly, leading wire to wire on the dusty plains of Aragon. Thanks to Repsol Honda #2 Dani Pedrosa, he reduced his deficit to teammate Valentino Rossi from 23 points to 14, as Pedrosa held offRead More

Audi and Skoda sold 3.3m cars with VW Group emissions cheat device

News 28 Sep, 2015 Audi and Skoda say 3.3 million of their cars come with the VW Group's defeat device aimed at fooling emissions tests Latest