China's Next International Shot: Qoros 3 Mega Gallery

A new Chinese brand called Qoros will bring three cars to Geneva: A production ready sedan, a wagon concept, and a hybrid crossover hatchback concept aimed at European customers. While we have already discussed how some of the styling bits look rather similar, I believe it's worth it to take a second look at China's… » 2/15/13 8:37am 2/15/13 8:37am

New York Times Makes It Sound Like Tesla Doesn't Know How Their Own Car…

John M. Broder, the New York Times reporter involved in now-infamous failed Tesla Model S drive up the East Coast, has responded to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's claim that he greased the test and lied in his story. Broder's explanation? He did what he was told to do by Tesla employees — they just gave him bad advice. 
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Tow Truck Driver At Center Of Tesla Controversy Unaware Of Controversy

Rick Ibsen played a big part in a New York Times reporter's ill-fated Tesla Model S drive up the East Coast. He was the one who came to the car's rescue when it apparently ran out of power and stopped working on a Connecticut exit ramp. But until I spoke with him a few minutes ago, he was unaware that this had … » 2/14/13 5:40pm 2/14/13 5:40pm

More Reading On The Telsa VS New York Times Story

 

The Cars Of Archer: Why A Cartoon Spy Has The Best Cars On Television

It may be the funniest show on TV, but for car nerds, Archer is like a kiss on the mouth from Bar Refaeli. The animated spy comedy is swarming with cool cars. Watch any five minutes at random and you’ll see so much automotive eye candy, it's as if Hemmings, not the FX network, produced it. We grilled executive… » 2/14/13 3:00pm 2/14/13 3:00pm

Rally Co-driving Behind The Scenes Part 2: The Bag

I'm back for part 2 of Co-driving Behind the Scenes and today we're going to talk about one of the most important pieces of equipment for a co-driver; the co-driver bag. From the start of recce (pronounced wreck-E, short for reconnaissance, refers to the period before the rally when competitors can slowly drive the… » 2/14/13 2:19pm 2/14/13 2:19pm

Grid 2 Wants To Make Racing An International Phenomena

For as long as I can remember, racing games have either been a simulation or an arcade experience, but rarely have the two intermingled. But the arrival of games like Grid and Forza Horizon have merged those two categories into an interesting grey area. And now we have Grid 2, which will be making that grey area even… » 2/14/13 1:43pm 2/14/13 1:43pm

Watch Jaguar Turn Four Villains-in-Training into Performance Drivers

The getaway is a key component of effective villainy. With this in mind, the four winners of Jaguar's Villain Academy contest gathered at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas to sharpen their driving skills at the Jaguar Performance Driving Academy. Lapping COTA in an F-TYPE might not make these contestants… » 6/27/14 12:00pm 6/27/14 12:00pm