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    Next Defender expected in 2014 but Land Rover suffering from lack of focus?
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    Land Rover Fire and Ice Defenders – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Land Rover seems to be having some trouble figuring out how to go about putting its plan for the successor to the Defender throne into motion. According to Autocar, the company knows what attributes the vehicle ...

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    Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept ready to blitz the front
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    Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Planning on invading something? Ze Germans have a bit of experience to impart, and it comes in its latest form as the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept. Unveiled at the Eurosatory defense exposition in ...

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    Goodyear rolling out multicolor NASCAR tires to support our troops
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    Goodyear Support Our Troop NASCAR tires – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's the Fourth of July weekend, kids. Emergency rooms all across the country are preparing for a myriad of alcohol, barbecue and fireworks related injuries, and coolers everywhere are stocked with the least ...

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    Happy Memorial Day from Autoblog
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    Tribute 2010 Chevrolet Camaro – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's easy to forget that while we spend day-in and day-out banging on QWERTYs and chasing our tails as automotive rumors get confirmed, then denied, then confirmed again, that there are men and women all over the world ...

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    Humvee orders about to end, have you met the MRAP?
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    United States Army HMMWV (Humvee) – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We never really thought of the HMMWV (aka the Humvee) as a military vehicle with a "flat bottom, low weight, low ground clearance and aluminum body," but to American soldiers using the heavily-armored machines as ...

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    Video: Mr. Unstoppable Force, this is Mr. Immovable Object
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    What happens when an unstoppable force encounters an immovable object? – Click above to see the video after the jump
    We recently received the email below from a friend and felt like we had to share. We really think you'll like this one.
    How many times have you wondered how strong those ...

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    Chicago 2010: Even civil servants appreciate a nice ride
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    Work vehicles at Chicago Auto Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to one of Chicago's most famous poets, Carl Sandburg, it's the City of the Broad Shoulders. There has been some debate about exactly what he meant by that, but we'd like to think it has something to do ...

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    On Veterans Day, a word of thanks
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    We'd like to take a brief pause from the normal frivolity around here to acknowledge and salute America's veterans. Thanks to all the men and women who have served our country, for the innumerable efforts and sacrifices you have made in the past and continue to make today. It is because of you ...

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    Autoblog at the 7th Annual Wings, Wheels and Rotors show
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    7th Annual Wings, Wheels and Rotors Expo - Click above for our huge image gallery
    This past Sunday was the 7th Annual Wings, Wheels and Rotors Expo at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos, California, and after our experience there last year, we just had to go back for more. As you ...

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    VIDEO: Archival footage reveals Preston Tucker's novel military Combat Car
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    Tucker Combat Car - Click above to watch video after the jump
    Preston Tucker was nothing if not an innovator. While best known for the failed automaker that bore his name and the 51 iconoclastic Tucker Torpedo sedans his venture managed to push out before shutting its doors for good in 1948, that ...

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    SEMA 2008: Knight XV armored SUV lets you take your undergound lair with you
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Knight KV Armored Vehicle
    The first word that came to mind when we saw the Knight XV was this: warthog. Sure, there are other words you could use, but consider this: it's not attractive, it's ridiculously tough, it's called in to deal with nasty situations ...

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    Production Jeep J8 debuts in Germany
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    Click above for a photo gallery of the Jeep J8Unless you're a foreign military, government, or humanitarian organization, you're not getting your hands on the Jeep J8, a vehicle we think a number of Jeepers would be all over in about two seconds if it were to be offered in neighborhood dealerships. ...

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    GM launches Military Discount program
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    Members of the United States Armed Forces in need of a new vehicle just got bigger lift from General Motors. GM has revised its military discount program, allowing for increased savings over previous program iterations. Detailed information is available online at GMMilitaryDiscount.com for active ...

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    Contender for next-gen HUMVEE looks battle-tested in Baja
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    Now that the Hummer -- the original Hummer H1 -- is distinctly out of flavor, the U.S. armed services are busy looking for its replacement. Having put out a request for proposals, one of the supposed leading candidates is this: a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle developed by Navistar and BAE Systems, ...

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    Swiss Army Porsche? Matte olive-green 911 (video)
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    Looking at this custom Porsche, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the Swiss army had ordered up a fleet of military-spec 911s. Then you'd quickly realize that while it may be a versatile sports car, the 911 would not be the Porsche most utile for military applications, compared with, say, the ...

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    SEMA Sideshow: Camo and military themes abound
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    Click for high-res gallery of camo and military-themed cars from SEMAConsidering that the majority of vehicles at SEMA tend to be rolling showcases for aftermarket companies, most of them are designed to attract as much attention as possible. After all, how better to make your car stand out from a ...

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    Spy Shots: AM General Humvee prototype caught!
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    click above image for more views of the AM General Humvee Prototype var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/AM_General_s_new_military_HUMMER_spied'; Though normally hiding in bushes and waiting for the next-gen Mustang or Corvette Blue Devil to pass by, Brenda Priddy and pals sometimes spy things ...

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    Michelin lands $1.7b Pentagon contract
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    The French military may not be fighting in Iraq, but their tires are: Michelin just landed an exclusive $1.7 billion contract with the US Department of Defense to supply the American military behemoth with tires. For the next ten years (at least), every vehicle in the US Army, Navy, Air Force ...

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    Automatic for the People: Maserati delivers first 70 Quattroporte Automatics
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    Not unlike other exotic Italian marques, Maserati has a tendency to dramatize the offering of any slight variation of its cars just a bit. It's somewhat excusable when you consider that, aside from the MC12 supercar, their line-up consists essentially of two models. But while it'd be all too easy ...

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    Is that a cannon in your Vespa or are you just happy to see me?
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    This scooter looks terribly exciting, till you learn that it needs Viagra. Sure, this Vespa Acma packs a badass barrel, but it was designed for transporting the cannons, not blasting other motorists. We wonder what the little 145cc engine would do when faced with the recoil, as well.We'll admit ...

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