Autos: News

Report: Porsche Wants to Be Almost 100 Percent Electric by 2027

Sunday  10:30,   23 september 2018

Porsche is a big believer in batteries and hopes that as much as 75 percent of its sales volume by the early 2020s will be electric vehicles.Porsche reportedly hopes to shift its sales volume almost exclusively over to electrified vehicles in the...[...]

NASCAR at Richmond 2018 Vegas picks and playoff predictions: Fade Kevin Harvick in Federated Auto Parts 400

Sunday  00:30,   23 september 2018

Micah Roberts pioneered wagering on NASCAR races and just locked in his top Federated Auto Parts 400 picksRichmond Raceway is the next stop for the 2018 NASCAR Playoffs, hosting the Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. In the latest [...]

Ryan Newman joins Roush Fenway Racing for 2019

Saturday  23:05,   22 september 2018

Ryan Newman will drive the No. 6 starting next season.Newman takes over the No. 6 car that Matt Kenseth and Trevor Bayne have shared this season. Bayne told NBC Sports last week at Las Vegas that he’s looking for a ride in any of NASCAR’s three...[...]

Tonight’s Cup race at Richmond: Start time, lineup and more

Saturday  18:25,   22 september 2018

Green flag for the Federated Auto Parts 400 is set for 7:43 p.m. ET on NBCSN.The race is the last chance for playoff drivers to secure a spot in the second round before next week’s cutoff race on the unpredictable Charlotte road...[...]

Nissan Recalls 215,000 Cars for ABS Component Leaks and Fires

Saturday  17:50,   22 september 2018

Nissan is recalling the sedans and crossovers for the second time since an initial recall since 2016, to fix an anti-lock-braking system part that can catch fire under the hood. This is the second time Nissan has tried to repair vehicles with faulty [...]

Bell wins Xfinity race at Richmond; Earnhardt 4th

Saturday  06:05,   22 september 2018

Christopher Bell took the lead away from Matt Tifft with 13 laps to go and won the opening race of the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs. Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished fourth in what he said would be his only start of the season. Earnhardt retired from...[...]

Christopher Bell wins Richmond Xfinity race; Dale Jr. places fourth

Saturday  05:25,   22 september 2018

Christopher Bell won his fifth race of the year.Bell took the lead from Matt Tifft on a restart with 14 laps to go and didn’t look back, as he beat Ross Chastain, Daniel Hemric, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and...[...]

Earnhardt Jr. puts on show, fades to fourth at Richmond

Saturday  05:25,   22 september 2018

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has just one NASCAR national series start on his driving schedule in 2018, and he nearly went out a winner. Junior, driving the No. 88 Chevrolet for his own JR Motorsports team at Richmond Raceway on Saturday, led a race-high 96...[...]

Lowe’s reaffirms it does not plan to return to NASCAR

Saturday  02:30,   22 september 2018

Lowe's states: We announced early this year that we will redirect our investment away from NASCAR after completion of this season, and that has not changed."Powered...[...]

NHTSA: Tesla Model 3 Gets Five-Star Safety Rating in All Categories

Saturday  00:06,   22 september 2018

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the Model 3 the maximum score in all types of crashes.Crash tests include a simulated 35-miles per hour frontal impact, a 38.5-mph side barrier impact, a side pole impact, and a rollover test....[...]

Report: $364 Million Ponzi Scheme Posing As Investment Firm Blew Cash on Supercars

Friday  22:50,   21 september 2018

Mercedes and McLarens, Bugattis and BMWs, all purchased with $364 million that prosecutors say was obtained fraudulently.Three men have been arrested on suspicion of fraudulently obtaining $364 million, some of which was reportedly spent on a lavish [...]

IndyCar teams eyeing out-of-work F1 talents

Friday  21:50,   21 september 2018

Fernando Alonso is not the only former or current Formula 1 driver being considered by IndyCar team owners seeking to bolster their line-ups for 2019. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {...[...]

Volvo S60 Enters Production at New U.S. Plant

Friday  17:25,   21 september 2018

Sole global source of the S60 comes onlineIt's official: Volvo has made its very first car in the U.S. Copies of the 2019 Volvo S60 are now rolling off the line at the automaker's new plant in South...[...]

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, Subaru Ascent Earn Top Safety Pick+ Award

Friday  16:26,   21 september 2018

New crossovers score agency's highest awardBoth models scored "Good" ratings in all crash categories. This includes the new passenger-side small overlap test, which replicates what happens when the right corner of a vehicle hits a tree, pole, or [...]

Polestar Spaces launch in 2019, but don't call 'em dealerships

Friday  03:05,   21 september 2018

The US launch of Volvo spin-off Polestar is coming soon, and the company has shared information on just what future owners can expect.The first so-called Polestar Space will open in New York by the end of 2019, with more to come in 2020. These are...[...]