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Ford EcoBoost successful because of Soviet laser weapons system expert?
juillet 28, 2013 – 6:05 | Commentaires fermés
Ford EcoBoost successful because of Soviet laser weapons system expert?

Filed under: Etc., Technology, Ford

Mike Kluzner is a man of many talents. Not only is he the software engineer responsible for fuel system diagnostics for Ford globally, he « got his start designing laser weapon systems …

Chrysler-Roush Gemini Engine, Conceived in Auburn Hills, Born in Livonia, Killed in Stuttgart
juillet 28, 2013 – 4:01 | Commentaires fermés
Chrysler-Roush Gemini Engine, Conceived in Auburn Hills, Born in Livonia, Killed in Stuttgart

Two or three times a year, Jack Roush’s Roush Collection has an open house. The Collection is the private museum where Roush keeps many of the race winning cars from what is now Roush-Fenway Racing …

How to Talk to Teens About Safe Driving
juillet 28, 2013 – 12:16 | Commentaires fermés

Talk is cheap if you’re Keith Richards on a solo side trip from the Rolling Stones. But if you’re a parent preparing your teen for the responsibility of driving, conversation is valuable in getting your …

LIVE: Fred Khaz…….VW pick up
juillet 27, 2013 – 5:30 | Commentaires fermés
Do Any New Cars Have Four-Wheel Steering?
juillet 27, 2013 – 5:04 | Commentaires fermés

« Do any new cars have four-wheel steering? » Mikael K., Chapel Hill, N.C. Several cars from luxury brands offer four-wheel steering, including the 2014 Acura RLX, 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo, the BMW 5, 6 and 7 …

Video: 1930 Studebaker promo film is trippy
juillet 27, 2013 – 4:39 | Commentaires fermés
Video: 1930 Studebaker promo film is trippy

Filed under: Classics, Marketing/Advertising, Videos, TV/Movies

The conductor and orchestra – and the chap who’s tap-dancing on the rear fender – are life sized. The Studebaker they’re having a ball in and on, however, is ginormous; …

Official: UPS cuts emissions by 2.1% last year while shipments rose
juillet 27, 2013 – 3:35 | Commentaires fermés
Official: UPS cuts emissions by 2.1% last year while shipments rose

Filed under: Diesel, EV/Plug-in, Natural Gas

UPS’ gains on the emissions-reduction front may be more in the air than on the ground, but the massive shipping company does continue to make strides when it comes to …

Official: Brabus’ 730-hp 2014 Mercedes S-Class is for those who can’t wait for AMG
juillet 27, 2013 – 2:38 | Commentaires fermés
Official: Brabus’ 730-hp 2014 Mercedes S-Class is for those who can’t wait for AMG

Filed under: Aftermarket, Sedan, Performance, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury

You can’t even buy the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class yet, but Brabus is ready to help you prepare for it. The German tuning house has engineered a suite of upgrades …

Fox News Says Ghost of Osama Bin Laden May "Possess" Your New, Modern Car
juillet 27, 2013 – 2:12 | Commentaires fermés
Fox News Says Ghost of Osama Bin Laden May "Possess" Your New, Modern Car

If you look at where the automobile is heading, even within the next short 10-year term, it’s clear that we are going towards fewer mechanically controlled functions, migrating instead towards the more extensive use of …

Official: Volkswagen Passat turns 40
juillet 27, 2013 – 12:38 | Commentaires fermés
Official: Volkswagen Passat turns 40

Filed under: Sedan, Wagon, Hatchback, Volkswagen

Seven generations of Passat have graced streets around the world, and today is the long-running Volkswagen’s 40th birthday. Looking at the car today, it’s hard to imagine that it was …

2014 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 Wagon
juillet 27, 2013 – 10:30 | Commentaires fermés
2014 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507 Wagon

Performance station wagons are one of the great joys in the automotive world. Tire smoking hooligans with a practical side, these beasts of engineering are not for everyone. However if you’re a wagon person, then …

Auctions: Ferrari 458 with $1M wheels still hasn’t found a buyer [w/video]
juillet 27, 2013 – 10:23 | Commentaires fermés
Auctions: Ferrari 458 with $1M wheels still hasn’t found a buyer [w/video]

Filed under: Aftermarket, Videos, Ferrari

Rule number one of modifying a car: When it comes time to sell, people want to pay for the car, and could care less how much you spent in the aftermarket. …