Wednesday News

Driver jailed 3 months for using laser jammer

i had one for 3 years and it worked great. But it had no mute or volume control.

725 hp Ford F-150 on sale for under $40,000

Looking for a two-door, two-seat sports car with over 700 hp for under $40,000?

Well, we can’t help you with the ‘car’ part, but there’s a pickup that fits the bill.

The price includes 2WD F-150 Regular Cab XT Sport like this one in Velocity Blue.

The 2020 Alpina B7 is a 4,855 Pound Luxury Sedan Claiming 205 MPH

Two hundred and five mph is the claimed top speed for the new 2020 Alpina B7xDrive, which BMW—the company that builds the new 2020 BMW 7 Series on which it’s based—introduced earlier today. It’s a big, opulent machine that makes giant, supercar-level numbers; here’s a first look.

Haynes car manual founder who sold more than 200 million copies worldwide dies aged 80

John Haynes published his first motor manual, for the Austin Healey Sprite, in 1966. He passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday evening on February 8 after a short illness.

TESLA on Autopilot Veers off Highway, Strikes Curb and Signs…

The driver, Eric Carter, told cops he had his car on autopilot as he moved along Route 1 in North Brunswick around dinnertime Sunday, North Brunswick Police Capt. Brian Hoiberg told News 4.

Subaru’s Success in America Is Pushing It to Its Breaking Point

Subaru’s success is draining its resources, Toyota has a pipe-dream autonomous car in the works, and the truck battles are hotter than ever. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.

Tsunami-inspired floating car on sale in Thailand

Driver crashes £750,000 super car in Bolton University car park

This is the dramatic moment the driver of a 230mph supercar loses control in a car park at Bolton University and crashes the motor into a hidden object behind a large yellow skip.

Duke of Edinburgh has voluntarily surrendered his driving licence

Emma Fairweather, 46, was a passenger in the Kia involved in a collision with the Duke’s Land Rover near Sandringham last month and has welcomed his decision to hand in his driver’s licence.

Man Fails to Steal Manual Honda Civic Hours After Other Failed Robbery Where Cashier ‘Didn’t Take Him Seriously’

Mobile, Alabama news station Fox 10 reports that surveillance footage at a local gas station shows four suspects trying to steal the 1995 Civic, which was parked outside of the station with the keys inside. But it wasn’t as quick of a getaway as the suspects probably expected, despite that.

The 2020 Subaru Legacy Gets Turbo Power Back

I can remember the days when the Subaru Legacy was actually something of an interesting car, a rally-infused sedan or wagon with a manual option and turbocharged power—a kind of WRX STI for adults, especially in GT Spec.B guise. The Legacy sold the last few years has… well, it hasn’t been that car. But with a more powerful turbo boxer four option and better tech, the all-new 2020 Subaru Legacy seems to want at least some of its former glory back.

Welcome to the Wild World of Tokyo’s Underground Lowrider Culture

Lowriders aren’t exactly what you’d expect to be a perfect fit for Japan. Huge, classic American cars are relative rarity here, and it’s hard at first to imagine how lowriders themselves—a product of the car cultures of mostly Latinx and black gearheads on America’s West Coast after World War II—could gain a foothold here.

Tesla knocks $1,100 off price of the Model 3

The electric car company now says on its website that the car starts at $42,900, still a ways from its goal of lowering the base price to $35,000.

UK Police officer jailed for using his blue lights to jump traffic lights

Simon Wright, 59, used the blue lights on his car to jump traffic in Worthing West Sussex last summer, despite having no lawful reason to do so.

Digital license plates that cost whopping $499 now an option for Arizona drivers

Arizona is the latest state trying to phase out old-fashioned metal license plates in favor of digital ones.

New Ram 1500 pickup tailgate does the splits

The automaker has unveiled a clever new tailgate with a 60/40 split and side hinges that allows it to be opened in a variety of ways.

Why Bluetooth 5.1 Will Make it Easier to Find Your Missing Car Keys

BMW Driver hit family’s car then climbed out of the window of his own vehicle and simulated sex

Michael Jameson, 37, of Islington, London, simulated sex close to a wheel of his German saloon near Holywell in North Wales, magistrates at Mold were told.

 

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