Can This Be The Future? Solar-powered Glass Roads

I for one don’t think that solar-powered glass roads will be the future of driving, at least not in this century. Scott Brusaw is an engineer from Idaho and with the interest and aid from General Electric and the federal government; he has been refining his own concept of the road of the future which in my opinion sounds too futuristic. He believes... the full post

The Man in the White Suit by Ben Collins

Four months ago racer Ben Collins outed himself as the skill behind the Stig’s driving talent. Despite this loss in Top Gear’s cast, the show continued its natural course like nothing happened and it still is just as popular as before, perhaps even more. If you were wondering what is Collins doing in the present you should know that he is now working... the full post

CEC Announces 3 Special Edition Lexus LFAs

Lexus LFA If you don’t think that the Lexus LFA is cool enough, you will be glad to hear that CEC has a announced a partnership with Lexus North America to create a special tuning program for the already awesome Lexus LFA. The Los Angeles-based tuner will make only three cars, all of them will feature a bundle of enhancements created specifically... the full post

Renault Starts Making Its Own Tires

We all know that most of the car manufacturers outsource a wide variety of components to OEM suppliers. The parts range from a small screw to the entire car itself in some cases, contracting the entire assembly process to outside bidders. While some car producers make more or less of their parts in-house, one of these components has always been outsourced... the full post

Hyundai Becomes World’s 4th Largest Automaker

Last week Ford revealed that they managed to sell 5,313,000 cars worldwide “to wholesale” (out of the door), which is 447,000 units more or 9.19% in comparison to 2009. With Volvo out of the picture, the growth was in fact 771,000 units. Although the automaker managed to sell a lot of cars in the US and Asia, they didn’t do so well in Europe.... the full post

Smart ForTwo+2 Spied

Smart ForTwo+2 I complained last week that we haven’t heard anything lately from Smart. Well, we still don’t know anything official from the German automaker, but this spy photo of the ForTwo+2 will start some rumors, it already did. We all knew that Smart was developing a bigger variant of the popular ForTwo which should be launched later this... the full post

Due To Popular Demand, Volt Market Will Be Expanded In 2011

It seems that Chevrolet has plans of introducing their Volt model in all 50 states by the end of this year. The U.S. president of Chevrolet Marketing, Rick Scheidt said that “this is the right thing to do for our customers and our dealers who are seeing increased traffic onto their showroom floors.” Up until now, the Volt has been delivered to... the full post

Ferrari 458 Vs Ford F-150 – Who Won ?

No, this isn’t a race between a Ferrari 458 and a Ford F-150, it would have been irrelevant. The lucky/sad owner of this Ferrari 458 managed to drive his new red beauty only 500 miles until he crashed it. After waiting from 12-18 months to get the car, he will have to wait more to fix his 458. It seems that the car belongs to the CEO of I-Pathology... the full post

Aston Martin One-77 Spotted In Monaco

Aston Martin One-77 One of the 77 units of the gorgeous Aston Martin One-77 was spotted on the streets of Monaco last week. This limited edition model was seen parked outside the Hotel de Paris which is right in the center of Monte Carlo. This solid black One-77 comes with a massive V12 7.3-liter engine that churns 750 hp and 553 pound-feet of torque,... the full post

A Blind Man Drove A Car At Daytona International Speedway

Who says that if a person is blind he cannot enjoy life anymore? Driving a car is for some people one of the most enjoyable moments. Mark Riccobono is one of them. Although he is legally blind, with the help of tactile technology, Mark became the first blind man in the world who drove around the track at the famous Daytona International Speedway. The... the full post

Ayrton Senna Documentary Recieves Positive Feedback

Ayrton Senna died 17 years ago and he is still very well remembered and considered by many as the greatest Formula One driver of all time. I was too little when he raced in F1 and I only managed to see a couple of his races. All I can say is that I think he was the most ambitious driver in the history of F1. His rivalry with Prost is unmatched and... the full post

2011 Porsche Panamera 4S Middle East Exclusive Edition

2011 Porsche Panamera 4S Middle East Exclusive Edition I am certainly starting to like the Qatar Motor Show as many automakers from all over the world come here and present some interesting special editions of their most popular models. At the beginning of this week we’ve seen VW roll out two special editions of their Touareg model; Lamborghini launched... the full post

Veilside 1993 Toyota Supra 4509 GTR

Veilside 1993 Toyota Supra 4509 GTR Veilside is a Japanese tuning company that in its history came up with some great cars based on some legendary domestic models. This year they went to the Tokyo Auto Salon and presented their latest project, dubbed 4509 GTR Supra. The car you see in these pictures is based on the 4th generation of the legendary Toyota... the full post

2011 Mach7 Motorsports Falcon

2011 Mach7 Motorsports Falcon America has to offer a couple of supercars that can rival the European rivals. Some of these cars include the the Saleen S7 and the SSC Ultimate Aero, both of them pretty cool cars. However, in Europe you have a lot more options to choose from, including the epic Bugatti Veyron. Mach7 Motorsports is trying to bring another... the full post

Fiat 500 Gets 38 MPG HWY Rating

2012 Fiat 500 The US-spec Fiat 500 got a 38 mpg on the highway EPA rating, making the car rank near the top of the non-hybrid small vehicle mpg standings, although it hasn’t reached the 40 mpg milestone. This mileage is available with the 5-speed manual transmission which will allow the 500 to do 30 mpg in the city and 33 mpg combined. These figures... the full post