Honda’s Formula One division is getting rid of its top role for next year and splitting it into two, because the pressure of overseeing the worst engine in F1 is far too much for one poor soul. Surely, this will magically make everything great and next year will be a dream instead of a nightmare.
My heart is still in the process of growing three times its normal size after seeing this video of a man scooping up a wild rabbit from the side of the road to save it from the 90,000-acre Thomas wildfire.
Ever since Tesla publicly revealed a new all-electric semi truck last month, major companies have been lining up to place a pre-order, ahead of the projected 2019 production date. On Thursday, beer maker Anheuser-Busch joined the growing list.
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In case you are not aware, wheel thieves really love to steal the rims from Honda Accords, especially on the Sport trim car. One poor dude in Maryland had his rims snatched off his Accord twice in one week!
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Early Sunday morning in the oceanside community of Del Mar a freak fire claimed a few gorgeous pieces of automotive history, leaving them nothing but empty husks of misshapen metal. Luckily nobody was injured in the blaze, and the fire was contained to the garage.
Start your day right by staring endlessly at the whackadoo W18 VW played around with for years, seen here in the 1999 Bugatti Chiron concept.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
Have you ever had to sell a project after having screwed it up royally? That’s the case with today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Kawasaki, but maybe the seller’s loss can be your gain.
Formula One’s excessive grid penalties are widely loathed by fans, as they’re confusing to follow. The FIA World Motor Sport Council simplified those penalty rules today, reports Autosport. Problem is, this fix doesn’t address why penalties get so out of control, and even more teams will likely face grid penalties in…
Uber revealed last month that it paid a hacker $100,000 to keep quiet about the fact that he stole personal data on 57 million users. Now, details about the hacker’s identity are starting to come out—he is a 20-year-old from Florida who lives with his mother and wanted to help pay the bills, Reuters reports.
You’re probably aware the U.S. has a missile defense system, and the thought alone makes you feel (relatively) safe and cozy here in the states. But do you know how these systems work? Or how effective they can be? They’re not the impenetrable shield you think they are.
Similar to the special Walmart and Best Buy Chase Pay promotions we shared a few weeks ago, you can now get 2,000 Chase points (worth $20 in cash back at a bare minimum) when you spend $20 at eBags and use Chase Pay to check out. Terms and conditions here and here.
The time has finally come; I’m near Tucson, Arizona, preparing to drive the next generation Jeep Wrangler both on and off-road. So now’s the time to tell me what you want to learn about the newest version of the “truest” Jeep in the brand’s lineup.
It’s nice to laugh when everything is going horribly bad. Like the meme and comic with the dog in the room full of fire. This is almost a literal interpretation.
Surprise, surprise: Porsche really does want to take manual 911 fans’ money after all. We finally got a manual 911 GT3 because Porsche saw stick-shift 911 Rs selling for insane prices, reports Road & Track. Fans demanded when Porsche wasn’t supplying, and Porsche didn’t like being left out of that insane…
Volvo began its renaissance a few years ago, first with the big XC90 SUV and the big S90 sedan. They were followed by the midsize XC60, but the true test of the comeback would be the smaller 2018 Volvo XC40 crossover. But I have seen this entry-level luxury promised land, and it has been good.
Oliver Schmidt, the former head of Volkswagen’s U.S. regulatory compliance office from 2014 to 2015, was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in prison for his role in the German automaker’s emissions cheating scandal.