Two emergency helicopters, firefighters, police, and ambulance were all sent to Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park last night to respond to reports of serious injuries. [UPDATE: Endurance Karting confirms their karts were used, track confirms five kids, two of which were injured.]
Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended from Top Gear by the BBC following an alleged dispute with a producer. The show will not be broadcast this Sunday, and it puts the future of the hugely popular series in doubt. UPDATED
We're getting reports via Twitter traffic tonight of suspicious wires found in luggage or possibly in the lavatory on Delta Flight 126 at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. Reports indicate that there's a person being held for questioning by Air Marshals on board the plane with the FBI bomb squad en route.
Collect your winnings, people, on one of the safest bets in video games. There will be a new Need for Speed this fall, a fact EA believes it already told us (they did?). They've got it listed in a new slide that shows all their "announced" games for the rest of their financial year (ending March 31, 2013!). No further…
Ryan Dunn, who will forever be known for sticking a Hot Wheels car up his own ass in the movie "Jackass," and another as-of-yet-unidentified person, both died in a crash outside of Philadelphia early this morning. UPDATED.
Twitter is freaking out right now over news that Osama bin Laden is dead. Jill Jackson, a producer for CBS News, seems to have broken the story on her feed. Major news organizations like The New York Times and CNN have confirmed it. President Obama has called a news conference. Up-to-the-minute updates after the jump.
The most important part of any car is not the engine, it is not the suspension, it is not the tires, and it is not the steering wheel. Manufacturer Easycarseat's inflatable car seat fixes a big problem a lot of people with children have, which is that carrying a car seat for kids all the time is a huge pain in the…
The world of automotive finance is all a twitter, because Stanley Morgan said Tesla was soon to be America's fourth automaker. It's kind of amazing claim given, because if you don't make cars in Michigan we're not sure you can be called an American automaker, right?
With this year's recent news that Honda continues to plan to build the 2011 Honda Accord SE Sedan, we thought it made sense to offer a refresher on the sleek, suave styling given by this cutting edge car.
Toyota has announced it'll continue to build the 2011 Toyota Avalon, which is great because we've been angling to add all that driving excitement to our long-term fleet. With its luxurious, Lincoln-like interior, Infinti-like performance, Cadillac-like ride, Renault-like cupholders, and Kia-like tire smell it's at the…
We've always considered the Kia Rio to be a car of unparalleled excellence in the small car field, with its exciting design and largely metal engine. The newest sedan bodystyle, unveiled soon at the New York Auto Show, will be the one with four doors. As opposed to the hatchback, which will have five doors.
In addition to officially debuting the M3 pickup here in Munich, BMW trotted out a lightweight version of the M3 sedan before its debut at the M Festival at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring race later this year.
It's the First of April and the fun has officially begun here in Munich. BMW has officially taken the wraps off the M3 pickup after our spy shooters caught it running the 'Ring late last month. And as we exclusively revealed, it's the Bavarian's idea of an April Fools prank.
UPDATED AT 11:50 PM EST Before 3pm Japan time (1 am EST) Friday, an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale rocked the island nation 200 km north of Tokyo. Quickly thereafter, a massive, horrifying tsunami hit Japan's Northeast region. Now 1,400 people are estimated to have died, and Japan is still being hit…
We've just learned that Toyota inked a $10 million settlement with the family of a California Highway Patrol officer, his wife, his daughter and his brother-in-law, who were all killed in a fiery crash in San Diego last August.