The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its lowest at this time of year since 2004, a result of low oil prices and a quiet hurricane season that has allowed refineries to churn out gasoline and diesel.
It's no secret that FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne wants industry consolidation but without any deal takers it seems as though he's ready to consider a hostile takeover. Autoblog's Chris McGraw reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.
Jessi And Patrick Compete Head-To-Head At Derby Downs
For nearly 80 years, Akron, OH has been the home of the All-American Soap Box Derby. While hosts Jessi and Patrick may not qualify for the main event, that won't stop them from competing in a head-to-head race to see who can be first across the finish in adult-sized soap boxes, reserved for celebrity races.
Holy cow, Autoblog is back on TV! Our award-winning original video series, Translogic and The List, will return to television on Velocity this fall. The shows will premiere tonight, Wednesday, September 2, at 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM, respectively.
With Uber's Upcoming IPO It Seems That Ride-hailing Services Are Here To Stay
With Uber's IPO rumored to launch sometime within the next 24 months, it appears on-demand commuter services are here to stay. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with commentary from Autoblog Green's Sebastian Blanco.
Ford Ranger May Return To The US, The UK Goes Crazy For Mustang, And Prius Gets New Competition From Hyundai
Ford may bring the Ranger back to the US, the UK goes nuts over the Mustang, and the battle of hybrids heats up with spy shots of the Prius and a new Hyundai. Autoblog's senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the weekly recap edition of Autoblog Minute.
Ford May Build Ranger At The Michigan Assembly Plant In 2018
Is Ford planning to bring back its midsize Ranger pickup to the US? The Detroit News reports that Ford is planning to build its Ranger Pickup truck at the Michigan Assembly Plant in 2018, citing unnamed sources with knowledge of Ford's plans during its ongoing negotiations with the UAW.
We Hit The Trail With X Games Champ "Monster" Mike Schultz And His Moto Knee Performance Prosthetic
Translogic heads to St. Cloud, MN to hit the dirt bike trails with X Games champion "Monster" Mike Schultz. In 2008, Schultz had a snowmobiling accident that required the amputation of his left leg. Now, as president of BioDapt he's developed the Moto Knee, a prosthetic leg specifically designed for extreme sports performance.
We're back, once again, with another big helping of Autoblog Video Brunch. We've got a ton of great stuff this week, simply because we've been all over the country (and the world) experiencing car shows, new car test drives, and more.