Skip to main content

Noah Joseph

European Editor (email | google+) Subscribe to RSS

Noah Joseph came to automotive journalism after several years as a public affairs consultant. Multilingual, a multinational citizen and military reservist, he reports from the shores of the Mediterranean and from locations around the world. Noah has written for numerous print and online publications, but got his start right here back in 2006 and has always considered Autoblog his home.

  • 0
    Video: Citizen pulls over unmarked WA police car, education ensues
    1413831480

    Dog bites man, that's not news. Man bites dog, now that's news. Or so goes the old newspaper adage, and we see it manifested all the time. Take this latest video clip for example. While it wouldn't usually be news to see a cop pulling over a motorist, seeing a motorist pulling over a cop and ...

  • 0
    Report: Jaguar Land Rover in talks for Southern US factory
    1413829800

    Jaguar Land Rover is getting serious about global expansion, and that means it can't only build its vehicles in the UK anymore. The British automaker is cutting the ribbon at its new plant in China tomorrow, marking the opening of its first factory outside the UK. In 2016, it will open another ...

  • 0
    Official: Honda to present HR-V, updated Acura ILX at LA show
    1413827940

    Honda has already showcased its new Fit-based crossover around the world. We've seen it in Tokyo wearing the Vezel name and we've seen it in Paris in 'prototype' form. We've even seen photos of the US-spec version. We just haven't seen that North American model in the flesh, but that'll all be ...

  • 0
    Video: Father does donuts with son in '68 Camaro, ends up in handcuffs
    1413815400

    Think pulling a couple of donuts in an empty lot is harmless? That's what one Joe Graham of Ontario, New York, thought... right up until he was arrested. Graham was driving by a parking lot in the Wayne County town with his son in his red 1968 Chevy Camaro SS on Columbus Day when he entered the ...

  • 0
    Official: First new Land Rover Discovery Sport rolls off assembly line
    1413813600

    When Land Rover revealed the new Discovery Sport at the Paris Motor Show, it didn't just present a new model; it kicked off a whole new era for the British purveyor of sport-utility vehicles. And that new era has officially started now with the production of the very first model you see ...

  • 0
    Report: Has Dodge stepped in it again with Scat Pack lawsuit?
    1413811680

    Lawsuits are an unfortunate part of doing business in just about any industry, so the latest complaint filed by a California-based aftermarket firm against Chrysler would seem to be nothing more than business as usual. But this isn't the first time the two companies have sparred over this ...

  • 0
    Video: This exploding Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow is angering, mesmerizing
    1413761460

    Between Las Vegas and the emirates of the Persian Gulf, we're sure there are Rolls-Royces to be found in the desert all the time. And we don't doubt that, given those locations, one gets torched every so often. There'd probably even be someone in a tuxedo or evening gown running for cover when it ...

  • 0
    Two Wheels: Ducati Testastretta DVT borrows VW tech for more power from less fuel [w/videos]
    1413750780

    Just as much as (if not more than) any other automaker, the Volkswagen Group is all about synergies: making the most out of the considerable resources it has at its disposal, and letting one division help the other. But if you wonder what benefit Volkswagen could possibly get from its acquisition ...

  • 0
    Teased: Ford readying 2015 F-150 drift truck for SEMA
    1413745320

    Between the Mustangs you'd find in Formula D and the Fiestas in the Global and World rallycross championships, there's no shortage of Ford drift cars on the scene. But at the upcoming SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the Blue Oval automaker intends to show off a different kind of drift machine. Created ...

  • 0
    Report: Polestar looking to tune Volvo CUVs
    1413739800

    Volvo is getting serious about emerging from the fringes and into the mainstream of the luxury automobile market. But if it's going to challenge the Germans, it's going to need a performance line. And that's just what it's developing with Polestar. Building on the motorsport partnership that has ...

  • 0
    Official: VW bringing Fox Pepper, Saveiro Surf to Sao Paulo show
    1413658680

    We've gotten used to the idea of Volkswagen keeping certain models like the Scirocco and Amarok to the European market and not bringing them to North America, but the German automaker also has a full line of vehicles made right here in the Americas that don't make it to US showrooms either. Those ...

  • 0
    Official: Audi inaugurates new R8 production line at Neckarsulm
    1413651660

    Of all the factories which the Volkswagen Group operates around the world, the Audi plant in Neckarsulm may not be the very largest, but it is among the most diversified. That's where Audi builds versions of the A4, A5, A6, A8 and Q7 lines. It's also been home to the R8, but now the German ...

  • 0
    Official: Fiat opens doors at Abarth factory on Google Street View
    1413471720

    Google Street View has emerged as a great tool for checking out locations along your driving route, and even scoping out places you don't have a chance to go yourself. And that includes some great automotive installations. The online tool has taken us inside museums, race tracks and factories ...

  • 0
    Report: Datsun's lackluster initial sales fall below Tata Nano
    1413414120

    When Tata introduced the Nano back in 2008, everyone was amazed at how cheap it was. They called it a game changer, but no game was changed. In fact, it took Tata five years to sell the 250,000 units it had the capacity to build in a single year. As it turns out, even buyers in what economists ...

  • 0
    Official: Audi RS7 prototype is world's sportiest self-driving car [w/video]
    1413409440

    Audi may not be the only automaker out there toying with self-driving automobile technology, but it is arguably the fastest of them. A few years back, it raced unleashed a driverless TTS on the Bonneville Salt Flats, then sent it up Pikes Peak and around Thunderhill. But now it's taking things a ...

  • 0
    Auctions: Nigel Mansell's Ferrari F40 sells for $870k
    1413396960

    If you look at the $1.35 million price tag on the new LaFerrari and wonder how Ferrari can possibly charge that much for a single car, you could look at the prices of its competitors like the McLaren P1 that lists for almost as much at $1.15 million, you could look to the $2.5 million which ...

  • 0
    Report: Fiat already planning 500X Abarth performance crossover
    1413374460

    Fiat may treat Abarth as a trim level on the 500 in the United States, but overseas it's a bona fide performance brand. The thing is that, since the demise of the Punto Abarth (and with performance versions of the Panda and 500L ruled out), the Scorpion marque has been reduced to tuning only ...

  • 0
    Report: Land Rover mulling Evoque diesel for US
    1413325740

    Jaguar Land Rover offers nearly all its models (save for the F-Type and outgoing XK) with diesel engines... it just doesn't offer any of them in the United States. But that's about to change, and that change is tipped to start with the Range Rover Evoque. Speaking with JLR North America ...

  • 0
    Report: Jaguar XE SVR to challenge M3, C63 with supercharged V8 power
    1413322320

    Jaguar has a healthy powertrain range lined up for its new XE, including an array of four-cylinder engines and a supercharged 3.0-liter six that will, for now, serve as the range-topping offering in the XE S. But Car and Driver claims to have it on good authority that an even more powerful ...

  • 0
    ETC: Chris Harris taking his show off Drive, onto his own free channel [w/videos]
    1413320460

    If you're a fan of online videos about cars – and we suspect that if you're visiting a site like ours, you are – you must have been excited when the Drive channel launched on YouTube now nearly three years ago. Maybe you were even happy for the team behind it when they inked a deal ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle