GM May Make The Off-Road 2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2 [Update: Rumor Denied]

GM trotted out this lifted, armored, diesel-powered 2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2 at last month's LA Auto Show and proved the company had the off-road market on their radar. Rumors suggested Chevy might actually the ZR2 happen in as little as three to six months, at least in Canada. » 12/12/14 10:09am 12/12/14 10:09am

At Least One F1 Driver Will Run Porsche's Third Car At Le Mans

Just days after triple-quadruple-pinkie-swearing that a Formula One pilot would not be driving Porsche's third car at Le Mans next year, Porsche announced Nico Hulkenberg as one of the third car's drivers. Hulkenberg will be the first F1 driver since Sebastien Bourdais in 2009 to do Le Mans during an F1 season. » 11/27/14 4:42pm 11/27/14 4:42pm

Mercedes In Urgent Contract Talks With Lewis Hamilton

Per Motorsport.com, Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff wants to get into contract talks as soon as possible to keep both Lewis Hamilton as well as Nico Rosberg on the team for the forseeable future. This would shut the door on a Fernando Alonso to Mercedes move as well for Hamilton going back to McLaren. » 11/17/14 1:02pm 11/17/14 1:02pm

Ford Is Planning A Rear-Wheel Drive Hybrid: Will It Be F-150 Or Mustang?

Ford is officially hiring a "Rear Wheel Drive Hybrid Systems Engineer, Hybrid Vehicle Team." Of all the applications I could see for a rear-drive hybrid in Ford's lineup, a lightweight pickup truck seems to be the most likely. But there are certainly other directions they could go with the technology. » 9/09/14 12:23pm 9/09/14 12:23pm

Future Aston Martins Packing Mercedes Power?

The days of Aston Martin being under the Ford umbrella are gone. Even though Ford still owns a small stake in Aston and still provides some key parts critical to a small volume marque, they're no longer playing the role of big bad bureaucracy. That role's being filled by the new majority owners — Investment DAR. The… » 2/09/08 11:30am 2/09/08 11:30am