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A Hundred Designers Interpret the Wooden Toy Car

A Hundred Designers Interpret the Wooden Toy Car

They will be on display at the Milan National Museum of Science and Technology

The Milan National Museum of Science and Technology is staging an exhibition of 100 wood cars each penned by a different designer. The exhibit is linked to Italian toy company Tobeus that specializes in wooden toys. All of the designs will be...
17.12.2012 | 3606 views | 0 comments
Romain Grosjean Confirmed for Lotus for 2013

Romain Grosjean Confirmed for Lotus for 2013

Lotus will have an unchanged driver line-up next season

Lotus has confirmed that Romain Grosjean will stay with the Lotus F1 team for the 2013 season after a rocky return to Formula 1. The driver line-up will stay the same with Romain Grosjean and Kimi Raikkonen.  “It’s fantastic f...
17.12.2012 | 394 views | 0 comments
The Red Bull Race Story Tells the Story from 2005 to 2012

The Red Bull Race Story Tells the Story from 2005 to 2012

Half-hour documentary covers team from creation to present

Videos like this would usually be reserved for the posts that we highlight along the right side of the homepage, but this one is special. Red Bull has produced a half-hour documentary detailing the team from its creation to the present day told al...
17.12.2012 | 924 views | 0 comments
*Updated* Petersen Automotive Museum Opens Vault for Christmas

*Updated* Petersen Automotive Museum Opens Vault for Christmas

A chance to see the entire collection of roughly 400 cars

*Update* The Petersen Automotive Museum does not usually allow photography in their vault, but it sent us a collection of images showing what visitors should expect from it. You can view the images in the gallery.  If you are in or near L...
17.12.2012 | 1310 views | 0 comments
Volvo and Ericsson Will Co-Develop In-Car Technology

Volvo and Ericsson Will Co-Develop In-Car Technology

They will develop cloud, infotainment, and communications services

Volvo and Ericsson will work together on creating infotainment, app, communication and cloud services for future vehicles. Volvo will focus on driver behavior and safety, and Ericsson will work on integration. Volvo is not saying when exactly ...
17.12.2012 | 248 views | 0 comments
President George W. Bush's Ford F-150 Being Auctioned

President George W. Bush's Ford F-150 Being Auctioned

Auction will go towards a charity for military families

Sometimes a car's value is more about who owned it than what it is. There is nothing too special about a 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4X4 SuperCrew. The F-Series pickup was the best-selling vehicle in the US in 2009 with 179,632 units ...
17.12.2012 | 895 views | 0 comments
Ford Designed New Fusion with Lower Repair Costs in Mind

Ford Designed New Fusion with Lower Repair Costs in Mind

Rear panel is meant to take brunt of rear collisions and be replaceable

For the new Fusion, Ford considered repairability in addition to safety when designing the car. Its internal research shows that 19% of Fusion accidents occur in the rear of the car. Its new design including a replacable panel that Ford says will ...
17.12.2012 | 200 views | 0 comments
Opel CEO Says GM-PSA Joint Venture Negotiations Back On

Opel CEO Says GM-PSA Joint Venture Negotiations Back On

New plan only calls for joint development

The original plan for General Motors and PSA Peugeot-Citroën to form a joint venture, which would have divested control of Opel and Vauxhall away from GM, was cancelled when PSA took a large French government loan that put government official...
17.12.2012 | 802 views | 0 comments
More Details Revealed About Possible Aston Martin/AMG Cooperation

More Details Revealed About Possible Aston Martin/AMG Cooperation

InvestIndustrial built ties with Mercedes when it owned Ducati

One of the keys to InvestIndustrial's purchase of 37.5% of Aston Martin was that it would potentially provide a link to using Mercedes technology. While InvestIndustrial owned Ducati, it created a relationship with Mercedes that it hopes will ...
17.12.2012 | 717 views | 0 comments
Bolt Gold GT-R Auctions for $187,100 for Charity

Bolt Gold GT-R Auctions for $187,100 for Charity

Money went to education in Jamaica

Nissan auctioned the Bolt Gold GT-R and other items signed by Bolt for a total of $193,191. The entire amount will go to the Usain Bolt Foundation that supports education in Jamaica. Taken alone, the Bolt Gold GT-R sold for $187,100...
17.12.2012 | 251 views | 0 comments
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