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    Report: Cadillac to move select offices from Detroit to Manhattan?
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    Under Johan de Nysschen, Infiniti moved its headquarters from Yokohama, Japan, to Hong Kong. Now at Cadillac, it appears the company's new president could be planning a relocation of at least some of the brand's operations from Detroit to Manhattan, according to a new report from Reuters. In the ...

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    Report: NYC mayor importing traffic safety program from Sweden to end road deaths
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    The streets of New York City are getting a Scandinavian makeover to be safer for pedestrians. Mayor Bill De Blasio has taken inspiration from Sweden's Vision Zero law, which has as it's goal the eradication of roadway deaths. He is bringing many of its concepts to the Big Apple. Sweden's 1997 ...

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    Video: Watch this driver hit 55 consecutive green lights in Manhattan
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    Sometimes you just have to take joy in the little wins in life. It's not always about getting the big promotion at work or winning the lottery, sometimes it's just enough to hit a green light at the perfect time. And sometimes that turns into two lights, then three, and if you are the guy in the ...

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    Report: NYC's new mayor to replace Central Park horse carriages with EVs [w/poll]
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    In his dozen years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg did his best to cut down on traffic congestion and spearheaded the conversion of the city's taxi fleet to hybrids. But his successor is out to eliminate another kind of vehicle – the horse-drawn carriage – from the ...

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    Report: Police arrest 'Fastest Lap Around Manhattan' driver [w/video]
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    Don't speed. Don't drive recklessly. Don't try to break the unofficial record for a lap of Manhattan. And if you go against this reasonable advice, do not, under any circumstances, record it and post the video on YouTube. If you do, you'll end up like Christopher Adam Tang - under arrest and ...

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    Report: NYC chef busted for hoarding gas after restaurant fire injures 3
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    After the flooding and power outages, one of the biggest impacts Superstorm Sandy has had in the Northeast remains a rash of gasoline shortages. To get around the problem, Fei Teng, a 42-year-old sushi chef at a Manhattan restaurant called 1066 ENO, was reportedly hoarding gas in the restaurant's ...

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    Report: New Yorkers want parking ban to curb... sex in cars?
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    To some residents of Midtown Manhattan, sex is a problem. Specifically, sex in cars is a problem and they've asked the Community Board to ban weekend parking on their streets. The board granted the request, citing chronic drug use, double parking and rampant sex. Unfortunately, the board has no ...

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    Official: Porsche Design opens new flagship store in SoHo
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    Take a flight overseas and you may happen upon a Porsche Design store in an airport somewhere. That's because, while the automaker's product-design division has dozens of locations around the world, few of them are in the United States for a brand that is typically European in its focus. But all ...

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    Report: F1 may be coming to New York, but not NASCAR
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    NASCAR and New York may strike you as diametrically opposite pillars of modern America. But if Formula One can race in Texas, surely NASCAR can race in New York, right? F1 has recently announced two new races in the United States: the U.S. Grand Prix slated to race in Austin, Texas, for the ...

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    Video: Crushed NYC fire truck lowered into Ground Zero memorial
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    Next year, an underground museum commemorating the attacks on 9/11 will open on the site that once held the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan. And it just got one of its first exhibitions. A crushed 30-ton fire truck, draped in a white covering and American flags, was lowered by ...

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    Report: NY legislature green lights plan to let pedestrians hail livery cabs from street
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    It took more than a couple of legal strategems, but New York City's mayor Michael Bloomberg has outwitted the city's powerful yellow taxi lobby. The State Legislature passed a bill making it legal for New Yorkers to hail livery cabs from the street. What's a livery cab? It's a private taxi, ...

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    Video: Manhattan's speed limit - Do you know it?
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    NYC DOT speed limit PSA spots – Click above to watch the videos
    You might honestly think that the speed limit in Manhattan is "whatever you can crank it up to between red lights." That's wrong, and the New York City Department of Transportation wants you to know that it's 30 mph. More ...

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    Rumormill: GM considering flagship dealer in Mahattan to bolster IPO cause
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    Citing "three people who know about the discussions," BusinessWeek reports that General Motors is ruminating whether or not to build a high-zoot showroom in Manhattan to gain favor among "high-fashion New Yorkers, tourists and high-rolling investors." The stated aim would be to raise awareness ...

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    Ecclestone reportedly working on bringing U.S. Grand Prix to New York
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    While the New York Auto Show is under way at the Javitz Center, on the opposite side of the globe the Big Apple came up in an entirely different context. Speaking with Italy's sports journal La Gazzetta dello Sport during this past weekend's Australian Grand Prix, Formula One supremo Bernie ...

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    VW building $125M flagship dealer complex on Manhattan's west side
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    Rendering of new VW/Audi complex in Manhattan – Click above to view in high-res
    Volkswagen is building swanky new digs on New York City's west side for its VW and Audi brands. The automaker has purchased a 256,000 square foot space currently occupied by Potamkin GM (the Potamkin family has ...

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    REPORT: Bernie wants F1 in NYC, 0-60 already has the plans
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    Formula One impresario Bernie Ecclestone has made no secret of his desire to see his series make a stop in the Big Apple – Manhattan, in point of fact. To that end, our friends at 0-60 thought they'd help him out by drawing up a suggested courses – in fact, in an oddly prescient move, ...

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    REPORT: Cars officially banned from New York's Time Square
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    The crossroads of North America is about to become a lot more pedestrian-friendly. New York City's Times Square is reportedly getting a makeover to make it car-free. According to an Associated Press report, portions of Broadway from 42nd Street up to 47th and from 33rd to 35th are being closed to ...

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    New York: Ferrari 599XX arrives Stateside
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Ferrari 599XX
    The first stop for a few of us Autobloggers who just arrived in Manhattan was at the local Ferrari and Maserati dealer where the 599XX racecar that was introduced in Geneva was making its North American debut. It looks just as mean and ...

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    First Drive: Ford Fiesta for an hour in the Big Apple
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    Ford Fiesta in NYC – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Those Fiesta Movement "agents" who delivered winning videos to Ford? Envy them, because the cars they're being handed the keys to for the next six months are no joke. Yesterday morning, Ford tossed us a set of those keys (well, it ...

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    NYC congestion charge gets blocked by state
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    Manhattan's latest attempt at disguised taxation has ground to a halt in the most trivial fashion. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed congestion charge for cars and trucks headed into the city below 60th street was summarily ignored by lawmakers. Rather than a contentious fight in the state ...

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