The X PRIZE Foundation, the educational nonprofit prize organization, and title sponsor Progressive Insurance have awarded $10 million to three teams who successfully completed the Automotive X PRIZE.
Bugatti was the marque automobile at the just-concluded Monterey Auto Week. Several dozen of the famous machines, new and vintage, were showcased throughout the various auctions, car shows and racing divisions.
Chances are if it’s the biggest, fastest, most lavish and or most expensive, it’s in Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Which is why what’s being billed as the fastest roller coaster in the world with Ferrari F430 Spider replica for seats will be featured at the soon-to-open Ferrari World theme park.
Terrafugia, Inc., has been working on its “Flying Car” for several years. It’s been a media favorite since its flight-testing program began in March 2009 and continued through 27 additional flight tests during the next several weeks.
Pirelli was founded by Giovanni Battista Pirelli in 1872 in Milan, Italy, and throughout its more than 125-year history has evolved as among the world’s … Read more
Roman Mica, a contributor editor to The Weekly Driver.com and owner and director of the car site TFLcar.com, just returned from the North American International Auto Show. Mica reported on many vehicles at the show, which like all car shows, included manufacturers’ concept vehicles like the MINI Beachcomber Concept Car.
What new Chevy cars are crucial to General Motors? What does GM’s Bob Lutz think about the future of the automaker? And what’s new at Chevy for 2010? Many new Chevy and General Motors cars, including the Chevy Spark, Cruze, Volt and Aveo RS Turbo concept, were introduced by Lutz at the North America International Auto Show in Detroit
Since the announcement of the first production plans for the Tata Nano, the auto industry has remained abuzz about the minimalist vehicle known as the world’s cheapest car. After months of controversy and delivery delays, the Nano is now being sold in India and Tata has plans to export the $2,000 car to other countries.
Among all the flashing lights and flamboyant unveilings of new cars, no vehicle attracted any greater curiosity at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show than the Honda P-NUT. The acronym stands for Personal-Neo Urban Transport (P-NUT). It’s a vehicle design Honda touts as: “A futuristic concept for an ultra-compact and sophisticated city coupe.”
The London Daily Telegraph has engaged readers of its automotive print and online section for nearly a year with a great marketing idea. It has asked readers to select the top 100 most beautiful and top 100 ugliest cars in history. The top-100 list of best-looking cars included many of the expected candidates, Ferrari to Lamborghini.