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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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    Welcome to the era of the $225,000 parking space
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    To give you an idea of how much of a premium Manhattanites place on parking, consider that a new condo development on the Lower West Side is selling five guaranteed parking spaces for $225,000 apiece. That number is on top of whatever the condos themselves cost. The knee-jerk reaction is, of ...

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    Manhattan Project: Proposal seeks to shut down NYC traffic
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    Anyone who's ever driven into or through Manhattan knows what a nightmarish experience it can be, with gridlock congestion and a lack of available parking spaces. Jim Gehr wants to make it even tougher in the hope of drastically reducing traffic altogether by further reducing parking, shutting ...

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    Mayor Mike readies $8 congestion fee for NYC drivers
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    New York's mayor, Mike Bloomberg, is ready to steal a page from his London counterpart's handbook and announce plans to hit drivers who bring their cars into Manhattan below 86th street with an $8 congestion charge in a bid to ease gridlock in the city's crowded midtown business district. The fee ...

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    Shellfish! Ferrari and Shell close down major cities to film commercial
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    Shell Oil, those guys who are getting richer while we all get poorer at the gas pumps, are aiming to break the record for the most expensive advertisement, and the Super Bowl doesn't even factor into it. The fossil-fuels giant is a long-time sponsor of Scuderia Ferrari, and pours millions into the ...

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    That's So Money: Ferrari Panamerican 20,000 ends at Wall Street
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    Ferrari's continent-crushing rally across the Americas has finally come to its conclusion, having started in Brazil, crossing the Andes through Argentina, through Central America, across Mexico, criss-crossing the United States, passing through Canada and finally reaching its destination in New ...

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    Last chance to see Audi R8 in U.S. for a while
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    Earlier this month, the R8 made its debut on U.S. soil and was put on display at the new Audi Forum on Park Avenue in Manhattan. This Monday, Audi will be removing the R8 from display, and we may not get another chance to see the R8 in the real until the car's Los Angeles Auto Show debut. Do not ...

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    VIDEO: A New York Minute - Audi R8 in Manhattan
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    Four days ago we brought you in-depth coverage of Audi's publicity parade on Park Avenue, featuring the new R8 supercar, the R10 Le Mans racer and the 1938 Auto Union Type-D "Silver Arrow". The attention-grabbing event marked the North American debut of the R8 as well as the opening of Audi's new ...

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