February, 2016

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Takata’s Exploding Airbags Finally Explained (No Thanks To Takata)

Recalls related to Takata’s fatally flawed airbags have been underway for several years, though the scope of the problem only became apparent to many people in 2014. The supplier and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have been investigating the devices far longer — since at least 2008. Unfortunately, noneRead More

AMA Pro Flat Track New Lucky 13 Bonus

Complete the 13th lap of a GNC1 race in 2016 and get a $ 1,000 check for your effort. The “Lucky 13″ bonus is courtesy McElroy Packaging and the company’s ascension from contingency sponsor to official series partner. From the press release: As the 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track seasonRead More

Bentley to develop bespoke Mulliner models

Bentley’s customisation division, Mulliner, will develop to offer bespoke versions of the firm’s road vehicles Bentley is exploring ways to develop its bespoke Mulliner division - with the six-seat Mulsanne Grand Limousine set to be revealed at the Geneva motor show the first sign of its broader remit. Asked if the highlyRead More

2016 Ford F-150, 2015-2016 Ford Transit Wagon Recalled For Airbag, Seatbelt Problems

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls this morning that affect roughly 55,000 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2016 Ford F-150 UNITS AFFECTED: 3,683, including 2,894 registered in America, 286 in Canada, and 503 in Mexico This recall is related to the occupant classificationRead More

Suzuki MotoGP Team Unveiling, February 26

From a Suzuki Ecstar press release: Stay tuned, as Team Suzuki Ecstar’s 2016 MogoGP season kickoff is happening on Friday, February 26 at 3pm GMT. [For American fans, that’s 10am EST/7am PST.] The more details, pictures and video from the event will be broadcast on Team Suzuki’s YouTube and FacebookRead More

2016 Porsche 718 Boxster S passenger ride

Ahead of its official launch, we get an early ride and technical overview of the Porsche 718 Boxster S. Can a turbo flat four really replace a howling flat six? To call the new 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S a facelift is selling it more than a little short.Read More

Unsung Motorcycle Heroes: Steve McLaughlin

It’s fair to say that those who work in the motorcycle industry do so out of their love for bikes and our two-wheeled sport/hobby. It doesn’t really matter if you’re a PR agent, a journalist or a factory representative, a person could earn more money if their job was insteadRead More

2016 McLaren 570GT revealed

GT model gets luxurious cabin and rear boot space for added usability; on sale from July McLaren’s 570S sports car has spawned a more practical and luxurious GT variant, with significant changes designed to make the car more road-biased and usable everyday. The new two-seat 570GT is the second ofRead More

Renegade Vs. Soul, 2016 Nissan Sentra, 2017 Bentley Mulsanne: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Jeep Renegade Vs. Kia Soul: Compare Cars Believe it or not, the Jeep Renegade and the Kia Soul are frequently compared by buyers seeking a small, square-ish, carry-all utility vehicle. While they’re both upright five-door hatchback shapes, each has a distinct personality, and they could hardlyRead More

Honda City Adventure Heading for Production, May Be Called “X-ADV”

Honda‘s City Adventure scooter appears headed for production, with a camouflaged prototype recently spotted undergoing road testing. A video published by Italian site Omnimoto.it shows a prototype that very closely resembles the concept model that debuted at EICMA. Get the Flash Player to see this player. Despite the camouflage, weRead More

New half-fat Mercedes-AMG C 43 Coupe revealed

News 23 Feb, 2016 Twin-turbo Coupe will sit below the bonkers C 63, previewing further ‘43’ badged models for launch later Latest

California DMV Driving Autonomous Car Developers Off The Road & Out Of State

If we learned nothing else in grade school, we learned that going first is a scary thing. You’re expected to wow everyone watching, and you set the tone for all the folks that follow. It’s a big risk, and a big responsibility. California is feeling those kinds of jitters rightRead More