2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Six Speed Caught On Cobo Roof

Amusing, it's taken a little over two years but the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 has gone from a concept revealed on the show floor of the 2006 Detroit Auto Show to parking on the roof of Cobo during the 2008 SAE World Congress. This shiny red one was parked staring straight at the GM RenCen buildings almost like some… » 4/15/08 5:00pm 4/15/08 5:00pm

Students Show Off SAE Collegiate Design Series Racers

Back in the way off yonder, at least two of us on the Jalopnik staff spent time turning wrenches on an SAE car during college. These cars are nice reminder that the best engineers are the ones who wake up at one in the afternoon and still smell like Jager bombs. The SAE Collegiate Design Series is an effort to put… » 4/14/08 4:20pm 4/14/08 4:20pm

FEV Shows Off Mahindra Scorpio Diesel Electric Hybrid Battery Pack,…

Well, there you have it folks, batteries in the boot, basically all the proof you get this is a hybrid SUV because everything else hybridy is in the transmission. We also gathered the Scorpio diesel hybrid is intended for production, but dates and the possibility of US import were left up to the Mahindra folks. Aside… » 4/14/08 1:00pm 4/14/08 1:00pm

Indian Mahindra Scorpio Diesel-Electric Hybrid SUV: First Pictures Of…

We just snapped off a couple of shots of the Mahindra Scorpio, the diesel-electric hybrid SUV we told you would be unveiled here at the 2008 SAE World Congress. Yes, it's before everything has opened to the engineering public. Yes, we may not have been officially allowed out on the floor. Yes, we probably broke a city… » 4/14/08 8:22am 4/14/08 8:22am

Indian Mahindra Scorpio Diesel-Electric Hybrid SUV To Be Revealed At…

Mahindra has just jointly announced with FEV that they'll be displaying their sub-continent-styled Mahindra Scorpio with a diesel-electric hybrid powertrain at the SAE World Congress this weekend here in Detroit. The system includes a 40 HP E-motor that works in stop/start, electric acceleration, and regenerative… » 4/10/08 1:39pm 4/10/08 1:39pm