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Volkswagen Will Revive Its Iconic Microbus, and It’s Going to Be Electric – Fortune

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

All products and services featured are based solely on editorial selection. FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: http://www.djindexes.com/mdsidx/html/tandc/indexestandcs.html. S&P Index data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Terms…

China’s Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler – Reuters

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Great Wall Motor Co Ltd is interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a company official said on Monday, confirming reports it is pursuing all or part of the owner of the Jeep and Ram truck brands. There has been speculation over Chinese interest in FCA since Automotive News reported last week that an unidentified “well-known Chinese automaker” made an offer earlier this month, triggering…

PHOTOS: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Showcases Most Exotic, Rare, Expensive Cars – NPR

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Before sunrise, a 1928 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Castagna Landaulet on the Pebble Beach Golf Links’ 18th green for judging. The car is owned by Peter and Jennifer Gleeson of Edmonds, Wash. Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is where hundreds of the wealthiest car collectors buy, sell and show off their cars. Bruce W. Talamon for NPR hide caption toggle caption Bruce W. Talamon for NPR Before sunrise, a 1928…

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars – CNET

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars In spite of recent innovations, this one’s still on you. by Brian Cooley Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can’t seem to do much to help them. I…

Electric cars: Can they go the distance on vast Australian roads? – ABC Online

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Updated August 21, 2017 18:44:37 Photo: The car is recharged in Nannup using one of the charging stations along Australia’s first Electric Highway. (ABC South West: Clare Negus) Australians appear sceptical of electric cars and hesitant to break up with their beloved and trusted petrol or diesel-fuelled engines. While electric cars are becoming more popular in China, Europe and the US, they have had a slow start in Australia,…

PHOTOS: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Showcases Most Exotic, Rare, Expensive Cars – NPR

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Before sunrise, a 1928 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Castagna Landaulet on the Pebble Beach Golf Links’ 18th green for judging. The car is owned by Peter and Jennifer Gleeson of Edmonds, Wash. Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is where hundreds of the wealthiest car collectors buy, sell and show off their cars. Bruce W. Talamon for NPR hide caption toggle caption Bruce W. Talamon for NPR Before sunrise, a 1928…

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars – CNET

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars In spite of recent innovations, this one’s still on you. by Brian Cooley Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can’t seem to do much to help them. I…

Rare Aston Martin sports car sells for record-setting $22.5 million – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

While considered the most important Aston Martin produced, it might not be the most recognizable.The Aston Martin DB5, made famous in the James Bond movie franchise, likely holds that honor.

Volkswagen Will Revive Its Iconic Microbus, and It’s Going to Be Electric – Fortune

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

All products and services featured are based solely on editorial selection. FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: http://www.djindexes.com/mdsidx/html/tandc/indexestandcs.html. S&P Index data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Terms…

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars – CNET

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars In spite of recent innovations, this one’s still on you. by Brian Cooley Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can’t seem to do much to help them. I…

PHOTOS: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Showcases Most Exotic, Rare, Expensive Cars – NPR

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Before sunrise, a 1928 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A S Castagna Landaulet on the Pebble Beach Golf Links’ 18th green for judging. The car is owned by Peter and Jennifer Gleeson of Edmonds, Wash. Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is where hundreds of the wealthiest car collectors buy, sell and show off their cars. Bruce W. Talamon for NPR hide caption toggle caption Bruce W. Talamon for NPR Before sunrise, a 1928…

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars – CNET

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars In spite of recent innovations, this one’s still on you. by Brian Cooley Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can’t seem to do much to help them. I…

A Quick Dive Into the Unique Cars of Canada – The Drive

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

David Patterson, a.k.a. “That Dude In Blue,” recently posted a video about the rarely discussed car culture of Quebec. I can tell you from personal experience that he nailed it quite accurately. My wife is from Montreal, and we just spent most of a week there attending a family wedding. But what fascinated me even more than Quebec’s car culture was the small selection of models, new and old, available…

Sold! Aston Martin draws record $22.6 million – Aug. 19, 2017 – CNNMoney

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

James Bond’s favorite car company just made a splash on the auction scene. A glossy turquoise 1956 Aston Martin with a racing legacy sold for $22,550,000 — the most a British-made car has ever fetched at auction. The record price was set at RM Sotheby’s classic car auction in Monterey, California Friday. After a bidding war, the Aston Martin DBR1 was claimed by an unidentified buyer who called in a…

Nine Unique Cars From the 2017 Quail Motorsports Gathering – Automobile

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

One of Monterey Car Week’s premier events, The Quail’s selection of cars is second only to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Here are our picks from the 2017 edition of the exclusive show.  Bud Bourassa’s Devin C If you’ve read our August 2017 issue or saw our Faded Dreams story here on the site, then you know about the Devin C, an American open-top, Chevy Corvair-engined sports car built by…

More Images Of The New All-Wheel Drive BMW M5 Have Leaked Again – Jalopnik

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Screenshot via return on YouTube For a car that wasn’t supposed to be seen until tomorrow, according to Autocar, the new BMW M5 has been leaked again and again and now again. This time we’ve got the clearest look yet at BMW’s first all-wheel drive non-SUV M model, and it looks fine. We’ve known the new M5 to be a handsome car ever since we first saw the earliest leaks,…

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars – CNET

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars In spite of recent innovations, this one’s still on you. by Brian Cooley Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can’t seem to do much to help them. I…

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars – CNET

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars In spite of recent innovations, this one’s still on you. by Brian Cooley Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can’t seem to do much to help them. I…

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars – CNET

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Why tech still can’t save kids in hot cars In spite of recent innovations, this one’s still on you. by Brian Cooley Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can’t seem to do much to help them. I…

Elon Musk Continues To Add Basic Features To Tesla Cars Based On Twitter Feedback – Jalopnik

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Automotive pioneer and Tesla CEO Elon Musk invested a lot of time this weekend responding to Tesla owner feedback on Twitter. While the feedback was constructive and will likely quickly result in better cars, the forum highlights issues of customer service for the rapidly growing automaker. This weekends’ pitched improvements to the Tesla ownership experience came courtesy of a flurry of tweets from presumed owners imploring Elon Musk to improve…