Early Projections Show 8.1-Percent Increase in Fatalities In First Half Of 2015
In some respects, there's never been a safer time to ride in a car. The number of vehicle occupants killed in traffic accidents dipped to 21,022 in 2014, according to the federal agency that tracks the numbers. It's the lowest total since record-keeping began in 1975.
Audi will offer A3 TDI owners in the US an identical Goodwill Package as Volkswagen to show appreciation for their patience during this emissions scandal. The participating customers will receive a $500 Visa, a $500 dealer gift card, and three years of 24-hour roadside assistance.
After sealing the championship in Bahrain this weekend, Porsche gave Juan Pablo Montoya the chance to test-drive its victorious 919 Hybrid. He set the fastest time of the day. If the test is any indication, he could yet win the elusive Triple Crown of Motorsports.
Few driver's watches are as legendary as the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona popularized by the late Paul Newman. This example was awarded to his teammate Michael Lauer for winning the 24-hour race in 2002, and now it's going up for auction.