Hypercar maker Pagani Automobili is not new to firsts. Its limited-edition cars have long featured unique materials and designs, inside and out. So here’s another. Last week, Pagani became the first manufacturer to reveal a real car design in a video game: Zynga’s “CSR 2” drag-racing competition. The car is the Huayra Roadster BC, a
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UPDATE: The Downshift caught up with Murph again in the Arctic Circle! Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUFAoX5rU6I On this episode of The Downshift, we meet Murph, a former multi-millionare who lost it all and decided to live on a BMW R1150GS Adventure motorcycle. His mission? To travel all around the world on two wheels and photograph
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The upcoming Beaulieu Supercar Weekend will pay tribute to the new era of lightning-fast electric cars with EV Evolution, a brand new feature showcasing a real-life timeline of plug-in powered vehicles as part of the packed weekend show on August 3rd & 4th The event features 750 jaw-dropping supercars in the grounds of the National Motor Museum for show-goers to see up-close.
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Editor’s note: This story will be part of a special section focusing on 15 emerging materials that are solving auto industry needs, to be published in the Aug. 5 issue of Automotive News. Hitting an unlined pickup bed with an aluminum bat typically would result in significant dents and a lofty repair bill. But not
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In a recent design contest to demonstrate the “Future of Motorcycling”, this innovative electric motorcycle design known as the Tryal took the top prize. The Rimoza Design Challenge was sponsored by premium Italian motorcycle accessory design studio Rimoza. It called for design submissions over the last few months and recently announced the winner of the
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The NTT IndyCar Series is the latest top-flight racing organization to embrace hybrid powertrain technology. The electric power boost is set to debut for the 2022 season in its Dallara-supplied race cars, which are presently powered by either Honda or Chevrolet. Following on the heels of hybrid or electric powertrains now running in Formula 1,
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At the 2018 LA Auto Show Wednesday, updated versions of the Nissan Murano crossover SUV and Nissan Maxima sedan broke cover.  The two boast evolutionary styling updates with new LED head- and running lights, revised front and rear bumpers, and new wheel designs. On both, wider availability of active safety tech follows in the footsteps—or
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HANDLER, Ariz. — At a time when the idea of self-driving vehicles has barely left the pages of science fiction in the minds of many consumers, Damian Nichols has already made them a fixture in his everyday life. Nichols, a married father of three, lives in the Phoenix suburbs, where he works in information technology
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Editor’s note: This story will be part of a special section focusing on 15 emerging materials that are solving auto industry needs, to be published in the Aug. 5 issue of Automotive News. Ford Motor Co. revolutionized the use of aluminum for its 2015 F-150 pickup. Now it’s innovating with steel. To form the roof
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The shareholder value of Europe’s automakers increased by 6 percent in the second three months of this year, according to the latest Automotive News Europe/PricewaterhouseCoopers Transaction Services Shareholder Value Indices. The biggest gain, by far, was enjoyed by Ferrari, which improved nearly 22 percent. While this was the second quarter in a row in which
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LOS ANGELES — Hyundai rolled out a cinematic video for social media platforms marking the global launch of the Venue subcompact crossover, an extra-small offering in its growing portfolio of utility vehicles that is already a hit in India. In the YouTube video, a blue-and-white Venue is transported in a C-130 transport plane outfitted with
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Unless you need a pickup bed or all-wheel drive, there’s a 2019 Honda Civic that’s right for you. For our scoring, we look at the Civics most commonly found on dealer lots. They rate above average for their ride and for their handling, earning them a 7 out of 10 on our performance scale. (Read
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Tesla Inc. doesn’t sell cars through dealers, as other automakers do. But like the retailers for incumbent brands, the electric vehicle company is focusing on the service lane. To improve sales, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company needs four things, including sensible pricing, charging infrastructure and consumer financing. Equal with those — and more
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