Archive for January, 2009

A young British driver has taken the system on, and he won. 21 year old Dale Lyle was shocked to receive a ticket in the mail stating he was caught speeding at 98mph. Dale was shocked not only because he had a perfect driving record, but because he didn’t even own the car anymore! The […]

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It seems the CLK moniker is dead. Mercedes-Benz has recently made it clear that the next coupe in its lineup would be called the E-Class coupe, not the CLK. This comes as a surprise to some who feel it should have just been called the E-Class coupe from the beginning. After all, the CLK is […]

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Don’t like to get tickets? Don’t get a Hummer then! The reason I say this is because the Hummer is officially the most ticketed vehicle in America. A company called ISO Quality Planning did a study of over 1.7 million ticketed vehicles and found the Hummer to be the vehicle that gets the most tickets. […]

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Ford Joins The Dual-Clutch Fray

Ford has announced that they are releasing their own dual-clutch transmission similar to that of Volkswagen’s DSG gearbox. The new transmission was designed with efficiency, not outright performance, in mind. The aptly-named “PowerShift” gearbox is supplied by Getrag, a world famous gearbox manufacture. The gearbox will be employed in many of Ford’s other brands including […]

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Volkswagen is considering expanding it’s lineup here in the states to include the small Polo hatchback. The Polo slots below the Golf and Jetta models and is slightly smaller and shorter. In Europe, where the car’s been sold for years, they have been a consistent good seller for VW. Now with the ever changing global […]

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Jaguar and supercar are not two words you’ll usually find in the same sentence. Sure Jaguars have great performance, but not exactly supercar-type stuff. Jaguar even had a supercar in the early 90’s. Seriously! It was called the XJ220 and its name was derived from the car’s mind-blowing 220mph top speed. In 1994 220mph was […]

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Toyota insiders have reported that the company is thinking about cutting full-time workers from its North American and United Kingdom operations. This is just another reaction to the global economic situation which so far has seen Toyota having to suffer a 4% sales drop in 2008. U.S. sales in December alone fell a whopping 37% […]

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German icon, and auto manufacture, Porsche has recently announced the completion and grand opening of its new company museum in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. The museum’s grand opening will be on January 31st. Porsche quaintly describes it as “one of the greatest and most spectacular building projects in the history of Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG.” The building […]

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Meet the new Saleen SMS 570 and SMS 570X. They’re the new bully’s on the block. Got a muscle car? Bring it cause these two have more punch than a juice bowl at a prom night reception. Legendary tuner Steve Saleen has taken the already potent Dodge Challenger platform and given it a real shot […]

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Soda-pop king Coca-Cola recently announced that it will acquire 185 new hybrid trucks this year. That number effectively doubles what was already the largest commercial fleet of diesel-electric delivery vehicles in North America. The company now has a total fleet of 327 of these hybrid vehicles setting the standard in clean commercial fleet transportation. The […]

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