The Incredible All-Female Off-Road Rally You've Probably Never Heard Of

2014 marks the 25th year of the "Rallye Aïcha Des Gazelles;" a off-road navigation rally in the Moroccan desert with an exclusively female field of competitors. Autoblog's Jonathon Ramsey got to tag along and write up the adventure from the passenger seat. » 7/23/14 10:50am 24 minutes ago

Two Ukrainian Attack Jets Reportedly Shot Down Over Rebel-Held Area

Two Ukrainian Su-25 attack jets were reportedly shot down over a rebel-controlled area in Eastern Ukraine early today, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. The jets were returning from a mission near the town of Dmytrivka when they were struck by anti-aircraft missiles. » 7/23/14 10:31am 43 minutes ago

TransAsia Airways Flight Reportedly Crashes In Taiwan, 47 Dead UPDATE

A TransAsia airways ATR-72 has reportedly crashed in Taiwan, killing 47 and injuring 11. The plane was coming in for an emergency landing, according to Taiwan News, though it is unclear as of now whether or not the plane crashed due to stormy weather in the wake of Typhoon Matmo. » 7/23/14 9:24am Today 9:24am

Is This The Site Of Tesla's Gigafactory Battery Plant?

Way back in April, the hype over which state would get Tesla Motors' Gigafactory battery plant reached its zenith. But an official announcement was never made, and since then it's been more or less radio silence. Now, some new clues lead Tesla-watchers to think that a site near Reno, Nevada will be the home of the… » 7/23/14 9:10am Today 9:10am

Watch The 2015 Ford F-150 Race Ram & Chevy Up Davis Dam Towing 7,000 Lbs

Now that the specs on the 2015 Ford F-150's new 2.7 and 3.5 liter engines have been officially announced, Ford just can't wait to show you how much faster their truck can haul a huge trailer up Davis Dam– that huge, hot, of a climb used by the SAE to set standards for towing. » 7/23/14 8:15am Today 8:15am

There's Some Amazing Stuff At The Upcoming Collector Car Auction

In honor of Collector Car Appreciation Day on July 11 (oops), Auctions America is holding a big auction of some really interesting collectible cars. They were nice enough to let me check out some of them before the July 31 auction. I'm pretty sure my presence devalued the cars a bit, so, you're welcome, bidders. » 7/22/14 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

How Raw Data Can Explain A Big Part Of The Current Gaza Conflict

War is still raging in Gaza and Israel, and right now, it looks like it can only get worse as each attempted ceasefire begins and is promptly discarded. Scores are dying, many of them civilians. But how many are civilians? How can we find out? The answer we found is far different from the official one. » 7/22/14 8:02pm Yesterday 8:02pm

This Is What Its Like To Power Through Descent Into The Atmosphere

Elon Musk's humanity-altering company, SpaceX (no, not Tesla), is trying its darndest to create a re-useable rocket booster. But they're not trying to do it with parachutes, followed by a big splashdown. They're trying to do it with more rocket fuel, and this video is proof of a big step toward that goal. » 7/22/14 6:50pm Yesterday 6:50pm

Look at These Mesmerizing Porsche-Inspired Cinemagraphs

Since Dr. Ferry Porsche rolled the very first 356 prototype out of a garage in Gmünd, Austria, in 1948, every vehicle to bear his family name has been meticulously engineered to give its driver a visceral experience. From classic two-seat sports cars to hybrid supercars, no other manufacturer has so successfully… » 7/15/14 11:59am 7/15/14 11:59am