Being a bus driver in China must be awful. Lots of traffic, lots of people, no tipping. And the job has just gotten worse in Jinghua, where a bus company has instructed its drivers to please stop hitting expensive supercars.
While definitely one of (if not the) fastest production cars in the world, the SSC Ultimate Aero has seldom been praised for its looks. Somewhat resembling just about every other supercar out there in one detail or another, the styling has charitably been described as everything from derivative to kit car-ish. Shelby Supercars wants to do something about that. Now that they've proven they can get their car up to its claimed top speed of over 255 mph, the next step is to get a few more of them ou
While perusing YouTube the other day, we happened across some re-posted videos from the Hybrid Technologies collection. Nothing out of the ordinary, but then we read a video description that said ,"EV Innovations, formerly Hybrid Technologies, shows off one of thier [sic] electric vehicles." Huh? EV who? We contacted their PR firm who told us, "We will be issuing a press release shortly and will put you on the distribution lists." And then, nothing. Luckily Google didn't similarly let us down an
The Palumbo M-80 is another contender to be the next revolutionary sports car of our generation. Being a hybrid, it carves its niche between a Ferrari F430 and the Tesla Roadster. Its exciting design is meant to evoke the sense of excitement and emotion of the sports cars of the '60s, but with modern interpretation and new technology. Using an aluminum space frame and weighing in a 2,200 lbs., and hybrid setup similar to Toyota's - able run on electric power, ICE or both - making 350 horsepower,
During an interview with David Sedgwick of Automotive News, Bob Lutz, GM's vice chairman, revealed that plans to offer a Cadillac in the $150,000 to $180,000 realm are still on the table. Although production of the 2003 Sixteen concept has come up in previous conversations, within GM, it has always been more of a styling exercise, built to influence future Caddy designs. That said, the General has researched the idea and came away impressed with the business case.