Before Ken Block got behind the wheel of the Hoonicorn in Gymkhana 7 for his automotive stunts, the custom-built machine needed a trial by fire. So without most of the body, Block got behind the wheel early to really see what the car was capable of.
Insurance companies are starting to consider the potentially massive implications that autonomous vehicles could have on the auto industry. There are also major questions about liability still be to answered.
The BH03 Tire Concept Remains A Fanciful Idea, But A Cool One
Goodyear is imagining the future of tire technology with two concepts at the Geneva Motor Show. Its BH03 generates electricity to help provide power to a vehicle, and the Triple Tube actively adapts the pressure to the road.
The Chevy Colorado is getting a box delete option that will allow upfitters prepare the trucks for very specific work duties. Chevy claims this is the only midsize pickup in the segment to offer such a package.
Christian von Koenigsegg has big plans for his company, including a potential four-door model and a radical new camless engine design. Racing could be in the cards too, but don't expect to see the Swedish automaker to produce anything much more attainable.
The DeLorean DMC-12 still looks fantastic after all these years. In its latest video, Petrolicious sits down with an owner of one and goes on a ride through the city at night to watch the fluorescent lights play off the car's stainless steel body.
Watch Jessi and Patrick from The List climb Mount Washington, discuss the cult of German cars and find all the auto sales data from last month. All of this, plus other happenings in the car world for Feb. 25, 2015.
The Governors Highway Safety Association has released an analysis of preliminary pedestrian fatality traffic data for the first six months of 2014. The study indicates deaths for the year are likely be be about the same as 2013, indicating slow progress with pedestrian safety efforts.
The Phiaro P75 Concept Cipher at the Geneva Motor Show is a project borne from Japanese engineers wanting to create their ultimate weekend car that could be at home at the track or on the road. The skeletal roadster packs 142 horsepower in a 1.5-liter four-cylinder sitting behind the driver.
While we were focused on all the exotic metal displayed in Geneva, back in America the truck industry was getting to work at the NTEA show in Indianapolis. That's where Ford unveiled its new F-650 and F-750 medium duty trucks, including this life-size, childhood-dream Tonka dump truck.