Belgian Auto Journalist Killed In Test Drive Crash

Belgian automotive journalist Michael Cornette was killed in a test drive of the Ariel Atom — a street-legal track car — yesterday. The 35-year-old writer for the newspaper Krant Van West-Vlaanderen was killed when the sports car lost control and crashed into a silo. » 1/03/12 12:30pm 1/03/12 12:30pm

How police used Facebook to catch this insane 182 mph speeder

Belgian police tracked down this speeder after he posted a video online of a 182mph joyride in a $257,000 Aston Martin. Thanks to the car's rarity, police easily identified his license plate from other Facebook videos. Now he faces losing his license and the car. » 11/10/11 12:30pm 11/10/11 12:30pm

Maid killed by BMW convertible's self-closing top

A 60-year-old maid in Lokeren, Belgium, was crushed to death yesterday when the folding convertible top on her employer's BMW mysteriously closed on top of her neck. Police believe she was cleaning the car at the time, which offers little solace or explanation as to how this can happen. Good morning world, meet your… » 9/09/11 9:30am 9/09/11 9:30am

PCH, Crypto-Italian Kit Cars Edition: Siata Spring or Belgian Backyard …

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! You want a project car that's different, don't you? » 1/05/09 5:30pm 1/05/09 5:30pm

The Rich Can No Longer Stand Watching Races In Your Presence

As much fun as it might be to watch the races at Belgium's famous Circuit de Spa, you might be forced to share your luxury bathroom with some of the dirty, dirty moderately well-off. Alas, a Belgian company has the answer! They'll hoist you and your rich friends 50 meters into the air and serve you drinks and tapas… » 4/10/08 5:45pm 4/10/08 5:45pm

The Imperia Hybrid Attempts To Revive Forgotten Belgian Automaker

The Imperia brand isn't the most memorable of Belgian automakers, having produced only a small number of cars before being absorbed by other companies. But that doesn't mean it can't live again as a hybrid. For only $125,000 (or $50,000 less than the Mindset E-Motion) you might be able to land one of these… » 2/25/08 2:15pm 2/25/08 2:15pm

No Rondo For You! Kia Axes Sponsorship After Remarks

Kia Motors, sensitive to its world presence, has cut their sponsorship deal with soccer team FC Brussels after the team's president told a Congolese player he should think of something other than "trees and bananas" while playing. In addition to concerns about their image, the communications manager for Kia Motors… » 11/02/07 3:30pm 11/02/07 3:30pm