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The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars

Once again, the legendary and iconic Volkswagen Beetle has gone out of production. I say once again, because, depending on how you qualify things, this will be the third or fourth ...

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars

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Volkswagen Wins Copyright Battle Against Daughter of the Designer of the Original Beetle in Confusing Decision A decision by the 9th Civil Division of the Landgericht Braunschweig (a German court) on June 19th has decreed that the daughter of Erwin Komenda, the designer of the original Volkswagen Beetle, is not entitled to any compensation from the alleged us...
2019-06-22 22:16

The (Mostly) Non-Beetle Cars of the Streets of Puebla, the VW Beetle's Final Home I was just down in Puebla, Mexico, visiting the Volkswagen factory there (I’ll explain that more soon), and while there I found some time to explore and be your eyes, ears, and, if no one is looking, tongue, to experience the cars on the streets of P...
2019-06-21 09:32

Saying goodbye to the Volkswagen Beetle A new Beetle costs much less than one of those beach huts VW’s venerable icon has today gone out of production with no replacement lined up (yet). We drive a current version and reflect on the Beetle’s impact Hippies. Herbie. The love bug. A vas...
2019-07-10 22:00

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
2019-07-11 02:48

Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happ Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happened back in 2003. I’ll have more to say on this later, but for now, enjoy the strange, bulbous, slightly drug-trippy way they portrayed the Beetle in...
2019-07-10 15:32

From Nazis to Hippies: It’s The End of the Road for the Volkswagen Beetle (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight...
2019-07-10 06:16

UPDATE 1-Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
2019-07-11 06:00

The Iconic Volkswagen Beetle Ends Production Volkswagen de Mexico will soon shift resources to produce a North American market-focused compact SUV that fits in the manufacturer's lineup below the Tiguan....
2019-07-11 10:16

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills In a hilly outer district of Mexico City, residents still rely on the original no-frills Beetle, praising it for its affordability, reparability and dexterity at handling the area’s steep streets as the car’s modern cousin is set to cease production...
2019-07-10 20:16

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
2019-06-18 21:32

Assassin’s Creed’s Original Director Is Back With A Weird Game About Human Evolution I was sitting in an interview room asking the ever-cheerful Patrice Désilets about the controls in his first new game since 2010’s Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and he lit up....
2019-07-09 20:16

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinking about them, we might as well also think about the consequences as well. Not danger, nor death, nor ...
2019-05-30 00:32

Ford, Volkswagen extend multibillion-dollar alliance to electric, automated cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
2019-07-12 16:48

Czech owners of Skoda, Volkswagen cars qualify for $23 million compensation, court says A Prague district court has ruled that a number of Czech owners of Skoda and Volkswagen cars qualify for 533 million crowns ($23.30 million) in compensation linked to VW's diesel emissions scandal, the ruling seen by Reuters said....
2019-06-19 21:16

Czech owners of Skoda, Volkswagen cars qualify for $23 million compensation: report A Prague district court has ruled that Czech owners of Skoda and Volkswagen cars qualify for 533 million crowns ($23.30 million) in compensation linked to VW's diesel emissions scandal, a news website reported on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 17:48

Volkswagen zooms ahead in extension of alliance with Ford to electric, automated cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs while positioning VW as the initial winner....
2019-07-12 19:48

Devolver's Collection Of Knock-Off Devolver Games Is Weird For The Sake Of Weird Game publisher Devolver Digital had an E3 press conference on Twitch last night after Bethesda. As usual, it was packed with weird, gory humor and send-ups of standard E3 hype culture, as well as game announcements. One of those jokes, the announceme...
2019-06-10 18:48

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and i...
2019-05-25 03:16

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world cultures, used by humans from the dawn of time. ...
2019-06-19 15:16

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabil...
2019-05-24 01:48

NASA will reveal plans for its ‘Lunar Gateway’ today, and you can watch live Despite plenty of skepticism over whether or not they can pull it off, NASA seems determined to make it back to the Moon by 2024 — or at least that’s what NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine would like everyone to believe. In any case, the...
2019-05-24 00:01

The Leela Hotels Dilli 32 Restaurant Serves As The Perfect Gateway To The Ancient Indian Culinary E Dilli 32 of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel serves a delightful variety of regional Indian cuisines, from Awadhi to North Indian, to Mughlai and to other provincial cuisines....
2019-06-27 19:00

Lights out for VW's venerable Beetle Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line at a plant in Mexico, marking the end of the road for a widely popular car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward cros...
2019-07-11 06:00

VW wins copyright case over Beetle design The daughter of Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who helped to create the original VW Beetle, sought compensation for the part her father's design played in the success of the venerable car over more than 70 years, particularly more recent models....
2019-06-21 18:32

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenient rides while allowing folks with cars to make extra cash driving people around. It didn’t take long...
2019-05-31 01:32

GM Claims Electric Cars Will Be the Same Price As Gas Cars 'A Lot Sooner Than People Think' GM is stepping up the bullish rhetoric on electric cars. During a conference presentation on Sunday, the company’s president, Mark Reuss, said electric cars will soon cost the same as gas cars and “reach parity a lot sooner than people think,” as rep...
2019-06-06 19:00

Cars.com survey finds some of the most American cars in 2019 are mostly Japanese Japanese automakers Honda and Toyota built nine of the top 15 models on the list, which ranks vehicles based on where they are assembled, the origin of a car's parts and the number of Americans a company employs in the U.S....
2019-06-27 19:00

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
2019-07-11 03:32

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing timber prices to plummet as forestry firms fell trees before they are damaged....
2019-07-19 19:32

I drove a $27,000 Final Edition of the VW Beetle — the icon that's been discontinued. I loved every minute I had with the car. Matt DeBord/BI The Volkswagen Beetle, created in the late 1930s as the "People's Car" and later a huge success in postwar America, has been retired. The Final Edition model is rolling out of the VW factory in Mexico. I drove a $26,890 Final Edition ...
2019-06-20 00:32

Autonomous cars: When will our cars finally really drive us? For years we have been talking about autonomous, self-driving vehicles. Yet we don't see them on the streets. But be patient, even if you can't see them, something is happening....
2019-07-17 17:48

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
2019-06-06 12:48

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
2019-06-07 05:01

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
2019-07-23 14:16

Oh My God Look at This Sad Weird Loser John Hickenlooper’s crusade against socialism is going rather poorly. The former Colorado governor’s presidential campaign is failing to crack even 1 percent in polling, and essentially his entire senior staff quit last week as everyone with a brain ...
2019-07-09 00:48

Big Tech's Weird Day of Reckoning It is easy to see why such reports of investigations into companies spook investors, especially given Big Tech’s unpopularity on both sides of the political aisle....
2019-06-04 17:01

Weird Shoe Good? These shoes are utterly heinous, but also, I like them. You can wear them with nothing and everything; they’re so insanely busy that they’re neutral. They are my ideal aesthetic, which is chaos. The Shoe is a metaphor for the world in 2019. I want to...
2019-05-23 03:32

Review: 'Toy Story 4' is Warped, Weird, and Better For It Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the franchise is back, filled with love, life lessons, and a weighty, twisted sense of humor that cuts through the sugary-sweetness....
2019-06-21 12:32

A Very Weird Interaction With My Insurance Company On Wednesday, I did a short blog about a congressional hearing in which Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mentioned something many Americans go through: rationing out their healthcare and doctor’s visits because they’re on shitty insurance plans with hig...
2019-07-13 01:16

This weird galaxy is creeping up on our Milky Way A gorgeous new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope depicts Messier 90, a spiral galaxy roughly 60 million light-years away from our own Milky Way — but getting closer....
2019-06-05 21:32

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it ...
2019-06-21 19:32

The weird and wonderful PCs of Computex 2019 Every year Computex brings forth some truly weird and wonderful things. While there's some great tech on the show floor that's worth looking at, we couldn't help but notice a slew of rather interesting PCs being showcased at various bo...
2019-06-02 14:32

27 weird products you can buy on Amazon (that are actually worth it) What's more fun than finding something really weird that's perfect to solve that one annoying problem? These 27 products do just that.       ...
2019-06-30 17:48

The 3D-Printed Gun Threat Is Getting Weird and Scary A London student was just convicted for using a 3D printer to make a gun—but not just something that looks like a gun. On Wednesday, Tendai Muswere pleaded guilty to manufacturing a lethal firearm with a 3D printer after watching related videos onlin...
2019-06-21 06:00

Weird AHL app notifications include request for $6,000 payment Of all the ways for Stewart Zimmel to gain some notoriety, this probably wasn’t one he saw coming. Zimmel is the COO of a company called HockeyTech according to his LinkedIn page, and before that, he worked for a company called Buzzer Apps. If ...
2019-07-11 05:32

Gould happy with deal after 'weird offseason' Robbie Gould said on The Adam Schefter Podcast that he's happy to end a "weird offseason" with his new deal with the 49ers, but Chicago will always be his home....
2019-07-16 23:32

Los Espookys isn’t Ghostbusters—it’s different, in so many weird, wonderful ways A bone-dry comedy for anyone who ever sat in front of a TV trying to conjure a showing of Beetlejuice, Los Espookys arrives in mid-June like a tall glass of cold water garnished with a prop eyeball. Created by Fred Armisen, Saturday Night Live wunder...
2019-06-12 19:48

A weird star just rapidly dimmed for a few days and we don't know why A star that’s been totally calm for at least five years just suddenly dimmed by 70 per cent over two days, and it doesn’t quite fit any of our explanations...
2019-06-06 18:48

Will Smith's end-credits Aladdin rap is just as weird as we could have hoped It’s been almost exactly 20 years since Will Smith graced the music-loving world with “Wild Wild West,” inviting fans of 1999's biggest “cowboy secret agent fights a racist little person and his giant mechanical spider” movie to delight in such l...
2019-05-23 03:48

Getting Out Of Bounds In Nintendogs Makes The Puppies Act Weird Over on the popular YouTube channel Boundary Break, the latest video is about the handheld classic game, Nintendogs. While not the longest episode, getting to see how developers worked around the limits of the 3DS is very interesting. But when breaki...
2019-06-01 21:01

This Weird Panhard Is The King of Le Mans Efficiency Aerodynamic science was still something of a black art in the mid 1960s, which is why it was still a major focus of a particular highly regarded trophy at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Index of Efficiency was the second most important trophy at Le Man...
2019-06-16 20:00

Volkswagen T-Roc Volkswagen arrives late at the crossover hatchback party. But can the T-Roc still turn heads in a congested segment? When the Nissan Qashqai first entered production in 2006, no one could have predicted the impact that it would have on the car-buyin...
2019-07-17 15:16

The ‘Stranger Things’ kids make out in Season 3 and it’s weird Warning: Mild spoilers ahead. In the first episode of “Stranger Things” Season 3, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) make out. Last season of Netflix’s hit ’80s nostalgia sci-fi show saw the two pre-teens get together, a...
2019-07-04 12:48

Watch a trailer for the new season of AMC's weird, wonderful Lodge 49 Quirky, offbeat comedies like Lodge 49—one of our favorite shows of 2018—feel like a rarity in this era of Serious TV, so we were pleased when AMC renewed its near-mystical story of landlocked surfer Dud (the wonderful Wyatt Russell) for a second sea...
2019-07-11 17:16

We contain microbes so deeply weird they alter the very tree of life Newly discovered life forms inside our bodies profoundly affect our health – and provide a glimpse of the vast and mysterious biological "dark matter" within us...
2019-05-21 20:32

Couple Keeps Austin Weird By Driving Their Couch Down the Road I have discovered my new heroes, and they are the Austin, Texas couple who converted their living room couch into a vehicle—and, yes, even drove it down the street....
2019-06-04 21:16

The petty, wonderful and delightfully weird rise of Horns Down The anti-Texas sign that unites the Big 12 and rivals beyond has been around for more than 60 years but really took on a life of its own over the past 12 months....
2019-07-12 21:00

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place....
2019-07-10 09:16

Kawhi Leonard leaves Raptors in a weird spot “Enjoy this moment, and have fun with it.” That was Kawhi Leonard’s advice to Raptors fans at the team’s first championship parade in mid-June. It ended up doubling as his farewell. In the weeks that followed, Leonard would me...
2019-07-07 05:00

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Recap: All’s Well That Ends Weird The third season brought all the nostalgia, gross-outs and character-driven emotion we’ve come to expect. But the ending left some lingering questions....
2019-07-08 22:16

World capitals of Bigfoot sightings, other weird stuff 24/7 Tempo reviewed hundreds of unofficial capitals of the world, and selected 30 that possess substantial evidence to back their titles.       ...
2019-07-12 17:16

Soccer team’s celebratory stripper party got a little weird Seventh-division Spanish soccer celebrations are just as odd as you might think. After winning on Saturday to earn promotion to the sixth tier of Spanish soccer, Esportiu Llanca decided to celebrate with a stripper in the locker room. Judging by the ...
2019-05-30 21:48

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules. Read more......
2019-06-28 00:32

Bottas: Weird how Ferrari "always" gains half a second on straights Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says it is weird how Ferrari "always" seems to gain half a second on the straights no matter the circuit layout...
2019-06-30 13:00

The weird and wonderful inner moons of Saturn revealed by Cassini Saturn has a smorgasbord of little moons. The final few orbits the Cassini spacecraft made before it disintegrated in the planet’s atmosphere allowed it to observe five of the planet’s small inner moons up close....
2019-05-21 18:32

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements...
2019-06-21 21:48

Weird chromosome may have spurred evolution of thousands of songbirds Songbirds appear to have an extra chromosome in cells involved in sexual reproduction. The extra DNA could help explain why there are so many songbird species...
2019-05-21 20:32

MST3K's Jonah Ray is releasing an EP of "Weird Al" Yankovic covers Jonah Ray has always been outspoken about his love for “Weird Al” Yankovic, the reigning maestro of parody pop songs. But anyone can be a fan; what demonstrates true passion is taking those parody songs, recording brand new music, and then singing th...
2019-07-19 19:32

Speedrunners Helped Me To Better Understand The Weird Games Of My Childhood Summer Games Done Quick starts this Sunday at 11:30AM CDT and will be livestreamed on GamesDoneQuick’s Twitch Channel here. The event runs from June 23rd to the 30th and is raising money for Doctors Without Borders....
2019-06-23 16:00

What the Original Cast of All That Is Up to Now All That is back...with some help from the original stars. Nickelodeon's All That revival officially revealed its new line-up of stars ahead of the series' June 15 premiere,......
2019-05-31 00:32

Volkswagen Golf R Billed the 'Ultimate Golf' and given more power, but can this facelifted Volkswagen Golf R knock the imperious Ford Focus RS from its perch? The catchment area for the already ill-defined category beyond ‘standard’ hot hatches has become even more h...
2019-07-17 20:16

Honey’s behavior in zero gravity is super weird and cool Science has never looked so oddly yummy. Watch Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques demonstrate how strange honey is in space.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Weird new type of magnetic liquid could be used to control soft robots A strange liquid magnet full of iron nanoparticles can change its shape in a magnetic field, and it may eventually be used to make wireless, moving soft robots...
2019-07-18 23:00

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
2019-07-10 20:48

Nintendo Explains Why Its Official Smash Bros. Tournaments Are So Weird “We used to have the perception he didn’t care,” said Super Smash Bros. pro Gonzalo “Zero” Barrios at Nintendo’s first tournament for Smash Ultimate last year. “He,” of course, was game director Masahiro Sakarai, the Smashdaddy himself, who was watch...
2019-05-30 00:32

This One Weird Trick To Defeat Stefanos Tsitsipas: Be An 18-Year-Old Canadian Stefanos Tsitsipas, tennis’s vlog prince, has done plenty to be proud of in the last year, with wins over Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer on hard court, a victory over Rafael Nadal on clay, and a current No. 6 ranking in the world. The breakout is n...
2019-06-21 22:00

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctio...
2019-05-31 20:00

Pete Alonso’s weird response to very strange alien question The question was out of right field. Pete Alonso’s response came from outer space. After the Mets beat the Yankees on Tuesday night to salvage a Subway Series split, the rookie phenom was faced with ESPN inquiries over standard baseball musings...
2019-06-13 03:48

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
2019-05-21 15:48

Weird whale may be a hybrid of a narwhal mother and beluga father DNA analysis of an unusually shaped skull found in West Greenland suggests the creature was a hybrid male whale, with a narwhal mother and beluga father...
2019-06-20 17:00

Wells Adams Reveals Why His Wedding to Sarah Hyland Could Be "So Weird" One big happy family? Not quite yet! It's no secret that Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland have a strong relationship that pop culture fans cannot get enough of. But when it comes......
2019-05-30 04:32

Samsung’s new iPad Pro rival just leaked, and it’s got a pretty weird new feature Samsung isn’t done making high-end tablets and recent rumors revealed the company has been working on an iPad Pro alternative that will deliver a bunch of nifty tricks, including features that aren’t available on any other tablets. A bran...
2019-07-18 21:00

Himesh Patel: ‘It’s weird to think about a Beatle watching me sing their songs’ The actor on his role in Danny Boyle’s new film, the work ethic of EastEnders and the pain of following SpursCambridgeshire-born Himesh Patel, 28, discovered a love of drama at school. At 16, he landed the role of Tamwar Masood on EastEnders, a part ...
2019-06-23 11:48

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one on its own...
2019-05-21 23:32

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
2019-05-21 14:38

It came from outer space: Weird radio signal came from distant galaxy For the first time, the origin of a single radio pulse has been pinpointed to a distant galaxy several billion light years away, a new study said.       ...
2019-06-27 23:01

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he scored in Game 4....
2019-06-04 19:48

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
2019-05-29 02:00

It took two minutes for Taco Bell to sell out its new hotel, because people are weird Taco Bell fans are apparently so addicted to the brand of the Mexican fast food chain, that not only do they patronize its locations on the regular for artery-clogging tacos and nachos. The company also felt that the brand has enough of a following t...
2019-06-28 08:16

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that include...
2019-07-09 19:48

Here’s How the New Lion King Is Different From the Original With the new, live-action remake of Disney’s The Lion King out July 19, many nostalgic fans are wondering how director Jon Favreau has updated the beloved movie for 2019. There are some obvious distinctions between the animated 1994 original an...
2019-07-17 18:48

Grab the Original Sonos One For $50 Off, While You Still Can Sonos came out with a slightly tweaked Sonos One smart speaker this week, and while “an updated processor, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and increased memory” are nice upgrades, the thing that really matters, sound quality, remains the same....
2019-06-13 22:48

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Eos Webasto: Once famous for pop-up sunroofs, it designed the Eos’s folding roof A cut above your average used coupé-convertible in looks and quality, the Eos even has a sunroof within its folding hard-top The Volkswagen Eos is a member of that selec...
2019-06-10 08:01

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
2019-06-14 07:00

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most important new car, built by the world's biggest car-...
2019-07-04 23:32

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes with its label—or at least that’s the premise esta...
2019-05-31 02:48

How do you hug a climate scientist? Follow these simple rules and don't make it weird | First Dog on the Moon If you think you’re miserable - imagine being one of those long suffering mass extinction Cassandras!Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merc...
2019-06-12 11:48

Playdate is an incredibly weird handheld console with a built-in crank, and I totally want it I’m hardly someone you could call a gamer in the traditional sense because most of my gaming takes place on a mobile device I call iPhone. That’s probably one of the reasons why this super weird new handheld gaming console seems so appeal...
2019-05-23 16:16

Newly identified weird deep-sea shark squirts glowing fluid Scientists have determined that the second pocket shark ever to be captured does, in fact, represent a new species.       ...
2019-07-23 00:00

The Good Place’s William Jackson Harper would love to get weird with Funkadelic If you’re a regular reader of The A.V. Club, you probably know William Jackson Harper as cripplingly indecisive philosophy professor Chidi Anagonye on NBC’s The Good Place. And, to be honest, there were moments during our interview that we had to res...
2019-07-02 13:16

Graeme McDowell kicks golf bag in weird British Open showing PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The hair on the back of Graeme McDowell’s neck was raised from the first tee until four holes remained in Thursday’s British Open first round. The native of Portrush, who received a thunderous ovation on the first tee and...
2019-07-19 03:48

‘Weird swing’ turns Dominic Smith into Mets’ injury concern PHOENIX — Dominic Smith homered with a sore right thumb a day earlier, but the Mets weren’t taking any chances Sunday. The first baseman/outfielder is expected to receive an MRI exam in New York on Monday, after he was scratched from the lineup again...
2019-06-03 14:48

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner of the internet to investigate. It’s called the Hotel Bed Jumping Community and, as one might suspec...
2019-05-29 03:16

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
2019-05-21 20:32

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind...
2019-05-28 20:48

How Is The Original Contra Still So Got Damn Good Contra Anniversary Collection surprise launched earlier this week, and with it came the first official rerelease of the Nintendo Entertainment System version of Contra in a long while. And I have to ask: How is it that this game is still so freaking ...
2019-06-14 09:48

Tom Hanks Says From What He's Seen Toy Story 4 Could Top Original 3 Films When it comes to Pixar's Toy Story 4, Woody's catchphrase couldn't be more perfect: "Reach for the sky!" The person who believes in that motto for the upcoming movie......
2019-06-12 00:16

Volkswagen T-Cross gets a new 1.6 TDI diesel engine News 10 Jun, 2019 The Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is now available with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, priced from £21,240...
2019-06-10 12:32

Video: 2020 Volkswagen ID 3 driven Will Volkswagen's highly anticipated electric equivalent to the Golf change the world? We find out With the muscle of the world's largest car-maker behind it, the Volkswagen ID 3 could be the biggest thing to happen to the electric car yet. Based ...
2019-07-08 17:16

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TSI 2019 UK review V6 petrol power comes to Volkswagen's flagship model but fails to make a strong case for itself The impact of Dieselgate is now being seen in the most unlikely of places. The widespread switch away from the fuel since you-know-what has now even rea...
2019-07-04 02:16

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 600,000 EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
2019-07-12 16:00

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
2019-06-15 23:00

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just how the VW team absolutely killed it....
2019-06-05 17:00

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
2019-06-15 08:00

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 17 Jun, 2019 More than 15,000 pre-bookings have been taken for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3, just one week after the limited edition model's reveal...
2019-06-17 17:16

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, you’d emerge from a Volkswagen Golf R and accuse it ...
2019-06-18 19:32

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Golf R (Mk6) The Golf R’s 2.0-litre engine produces 267bhp and 258lb ft VW’s potent but perfectly usable four-wheel-drive take on the ubiquitous Golf is a solid second-hand performance buy The used car market can be a strange place, and it’s no stranger than w...
2019-07-15 07:48

Ford, Volkswagen to expand collaboration Ford and Volkswagen are expanding their partnership. Volkswagen says it’ll invest 2.6 billion into an autonomous vehicle company in Pittsburgh that is mainly owned by Ford. The company is called Argo AI and it’s aimed at putting autonomou...
2019-07-13 01:16

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
2019-06-04 19:48

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to ...
2019-06-07 03:00

Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird. Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage....
2019-05-24 22:32

Watch Simon Cowell get spooked out of his mind in this weird AF America's Got Talent audition Possessions, ghosts, and actual paranormal activity are better seen in movies or TV than in real life (if you even believe in that sort of thing). But even near-convincing supernatural hunting “reality” shows can’t live up to this weird America’s Got...
2019-07-04 03:16

'It's weird, very strange': Eoin Morgan on hitting record 17 sixes for England – video England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought he could shatter a six-hitting record or blast a century with a strike rate of over 200 after pulling off both feats in as his side beat Afghanistan by 150 runs at the Cricket World Cup.Morgan clobber...
2019-06-19 03:48

The Weird Ways NASA Thought Moon Dust Might Kill Apollo Astronauts Prior to the first Moon landing, scientists had good reason to believe the lunar surface was covered in a fine layer of dust. While this might not sound like a big deal, it presented a host of concerns to the Apollo mission planners.Read more......
2019-07-19 01:48

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.        ...
2019-07-17 22:00

U.S. Open fallout: Woodland's big win, Koepka's close call and Tiger's weird week What's next for Brooks Koepka after just missing out on another major? Will Tiger's game round back into form? We ask our experts the big questions coming out of the U.S. Open....
2019-06-17 18:48

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Final Paid Expansion Is Terrific If You Like The Weird Stuff The most dedicated players of 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II could stray from the Italian Renaissance adventures of Ezio Auditore to solve puzzles that unlocked a 37-second video of a naked Adam and Eve running through a high-tech city in some unknown ye...
2019-07-23 01:32

David Fincher's next movie is a Netflix Original It's hard to believe that David Fincher, responsible for iconic films like Seven, Fight Club and The Social Network, hasn't made a film for five years. He's finally coming back to direct a movie called Mank for Netflix, according to Va...
2019-07-11 17:32

Here’s the first trailer for Pixar’s next original feature ‘Onward’ We may have sounded a little extreme when we predicted back in December that Onward, Pixar’s next original feature slated for release on March 6, 2020, would easily recapture the magic of the beloved animation studio’s glory days and tap ...
2019-05-31 05:00

Tinder made a Lite app that’s 25x smaller than the original Tinder today unveiled a stripped-down version of dating app for Android, dubbed Tinder Lite, for developing countries. The app will soon go live in Vietnam. followed by other Southeast Asian countries. The company said the new app is about 25 times s...
2019-07-11 10:32

Baldurs' Gate 3 could be on the way from the Divinity: Original Sin team Is the classic Baldur's Gate RPG series set to get its first proper sequel in decades? That's the rumour being fuelled by a new post on the website of developer Larian Studios.Larian (which also developed the Divinity: Original Sin games, a...
2019-05-31 11:48

Painting valued at $5,000 sold for $6M, could be an original Botticelli An oil painting valued as low as $5,000 fetched more than $6 million in Switzerland — because the buyer is convinced it could be an original by Sandro Botticelli. Bidders also believing “Portrait of a Young Man” could be the real deal by the Renaissa...
2019-07-02 17:32

Before The Hills Has Its New Beginnings, Relive All the Original Drama Audrina Patridge, Heidi Montag, Brody Jenner, Spencer Pratt and Whitney Port are back in front of the camera for MTV, but before The Hills stars get their New Beginnings, it's time to revisit......
2019-06-19 01:00

All You Need to Know About Leila, Netflix's Next Indian Original Series Leila Netflix India series cast, book, trailer, director, cinematographer, review, release date, synopsis, and poster - here's all you need to know about Netflix's newest original series from......
2019-06-07 14:16

Gossip Girl Is Getting a Reboot: Where Are the Original Stars Now? Calling all Gossip Girl fans! We know you're going to love this news. The popular TV show starring Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley, which came to an end on the CW in......
2019-07-18 04:16

‘Fortnite’ is branching out into original video programming In a letter to shareholders earlier this year, Netflix acknowledged what might have seemed at the time like a surprising fact: “We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO,” the streaming video giant admitted. So much of the comm...
2019-07-20 05:48

Original Apollo 11 landing videotapes sell for $1.8M VCRs didn’t really exist when the first men walked on the moon, but NASA was ahead of the curve and recorded the event for posterity on videotapes — which just sold at auction for $1.8 million. The Hasselblads may have captured more detail, bu...
2019-07-23 05:48

Big Halo Mod Drags The PC's 2003 Original Into 2019 There’s an official Halo remaster coming soon, but if you can’t wait that long, you could always try SPV3, a “total overhaul” of the 2003 PC version of the original game that changes...well, pretty much everything....
2019-07-12 16:00

Playing Original Game Boy Games in HD Will Cost You More Than a PS4 With 2019 already halfway over, it’s becoming painfully clear that Nintendo isn’t going to release a Game Boy Classic Edition to celebrate the console’s 30th birthday. The GBAConsolizer helps take some of the sting out of that gross oversight, lettin...
2019-07-15 22:32

New survey finds Netflix original programming is better than HBO’s The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause. Now that the fantasy series — with its globe-spanning, extremely loyal aud...
2019-05-21 18:01

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing sources....
2019-07-12 16:00

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
2019-07-08 15:16

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand's German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization....
2019-06-05 15:00

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
2019-06-15 15:01

Volkswagen I.D. R breaks Nurburgring electric record by over 40s Volkswagen has set a new lap record for electric vehicles at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas setting a time of 6m05.336-seconds in the adapted I.D. R prototype on Monday...
2019-06-04 02:48

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
2019-06-11 17:32

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
2019-07-13 02:32

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed Nürburgring-Nordschleife. An in-car video proving the record...
2019-06-22 15:32

Volkswagen ID 3 confirmed as fastest-charging EV hatchback Renault Zoe rival's lithium-ion batteries given a 100,000-mile warranty Volkswagen has revealed charging and battery details of its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, ahead of production getting under way later this year.  The ID 3's lithium-ion cell...
2019-06-17 16:48

Volkswagen ID 3: charging details of EV hatch revealed Renault Zoe rival's lithium ion batteries given a 100,000-mile warranty Volkswagen has revealed charging and battery details of its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, ahead of production getting under way later this year.  The ID 3's lithium ion cell...
2019-06-17 15:16

296bhp Volkswagen T-Roc R makes first UK appearance at Goodwood On sale in autumn, performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback The new Volkswagen T-Roc has made its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, before going on sale in the autumn. First revealed at the Geneva motor s...
2019-07-06 17:16

Volkswagen Polo Beats 1.0 Evo 2019 UK review Volkswagen's classy Polo supermini is now available with a 79bhp three-cylinder motor. Is this the engine to go for? The Volkswagen Polo is a car we like here at Autocar. It might be quite a serious little thing, but it drives well, handles tidily ...
2019-06-06 18:16

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI hits the Nurburgring VW's next-generation hot hatch is seen again in disguise being driven hard on the world's most formidable circuit Volkswagen's answer to the new Ford Focus ST - the 2020 Golf GTI - has been caught being put through its paces at the Nürburgring race...
2019-07-11 13:16

Ai Weiwei sues Volkswagen for copyright infringement The Berlin-based Chinese artist is suing Volkswagen in Denmark for an ad that shows one of his installations made of discarded life jackets used by migrants....
2019-05-22 19:48

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI spied for the first time News 9 Jul, 2019 The next-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI has been caught on camera sporting heavy camouflage, ahead of its launch in 2020...
2019-07-09 17:16

The Volkswagen ID. R Absolutely Crushed the Nürburgring's EV Record After months of hype, the Volkswagen ID. R—the automaker’s ultra-fast EV purpose-built for crushing every record known to man—has done it. It has conquered the Nürburgring. And when I say “conquered,” I mean friggin’ conquered....
2019-06-03 21:32

End of the road for Volkswagen's self-driving Aurora deal Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles....
2019-06-12 00:00

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, one of the world’s oldest...
2019-06-03 17:48

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
2019-06-03 17:48

Volkswagen says 50% of China sales will be NEVs by 2035 By 2035 half of Volkswagen's sales in China will be new energy vehicles (NEVs), CEO Herbert Diess told a conference in Boao, China, on Tuesday, according to a company statement....
2019-07-02 16:16

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW Passat isn’t dead, and isn’t about to be killed off...
2019-06-19 15:32

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditio...
2019-06-15 04:16

I Finally Got to See Volkswagen of Mexico's Secret Car Collection I was in Puebla, Mexico recently to help Volkswagen out building the last of the Beetles (more on that soon), and while I was there I finally found something I’d long suspected existed, but have never seen: Volkswagen of Mexico’s heritage collection....
2019-07-09 03:16

New Volkswagen Golf GTI: 2020 hot hatch seen for first time Volkswagen's Mk8 variant of the Golf is spotted in Ford Focus ST-rivalling GTI form, and will get more power than ever Volkswagen will naturally follow up the imminent introduction of the Mk8 Golf with an all-new GTI model - and it's been spotted te...
2019-07-08 17:16

Volkswagen's Record-Breaking EVs May Help Us Forget Dieselgate After the success of its all-electric I.D R racer, Volkswagen plans to spend $50 billion on EVs in hopes of erasing the memory of Dieselgate. Dan Neil follows the redemption tour....
2019-06-06 21:16

Beyoncé drops new original song from ‘The Lion King’ LOS ANGELES — Beyoncé has dropped a new original song from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.” The song, “Spirit,” was released Tuesday and should get an Academy-Award push for Academy Award consideration. The tune comes a...
2019-07-10 08:32

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 2...
2019-06-05 09:16

Apple Planning to Jazz It Up With Some Original Podcasts: Report With Apple poised to further expand its services to better compete with its streaming rivals—whether or not its offerings will be any good—it was probably only a matter of time before we learned that the company has its eye on podcasts as well. The q...
2019-07-17 00:32

Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is every bit as entertaining as the original novel Enlarge / Michael Sheen and David Tennant star in Amazon Prime's TV adaptation of the 1990 novel Good Omens. (credit: Amazon Prime) Heaven and Hell prepare to face off in the long-planned battle of Armageddon, but an angel, a demon, and a rebelliou...
2019-06-01 20:16

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
2019-07-15 04:00

The Makers Of Divinity: Original Sin 2 Are Teasing Baldur's Gate 3 Are the developers behind my favorite role-playing game of the decade making a sequel to my favorite role-playing game of the decade before? It sure seems that way, as Larian Studios, makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2, are teasing news of a Baldur’s...
2019-05-31 04:48

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 20:32

Land Rover Discovery: driving the original 30 years on Land Rover celebrated the Disco's 30th anniversary at Goodwood. We revisit the first one to see why it was such a hit Developing new cars on the kind of budget that a German company would spend on a new dashboard has long been a speciality of the Br...
2019-07-08 17:16

The American Love Island doesn't quite land like the original No one on Love Island is under any illusions about what they’re doing. The opening narration of CBS’ American import of the massively popular British show characterizes the show as “Big Brother meets The Bachelor,” but even that feels like too comple...
2019-07-10 10:00

Netflix’s first Arabic original shocks viewers in Jordan AMMAN, Jordan — On a high school trip to Jordan’s ancient city of Petra, a group of teenagers sneak out at night to drink beer, smoke weed and gossip around a bonfire. A girl asks her frisky boyfriend to take things slow. By global Netflix standards,...
2019-06-21 04:48

Here's what it's like to play Final Fantasy 7 Remake if you never played the original Final Fantasy is a pretty big deal. Well, that’s what I’ve gathered. As someone who writes about games for a living, my dark secret is that I’ve never actually played a Final Fantasy game to completion. Sure, I’ve dabbled ...
2019-06-27 23:00

Local songwriters perform original songs this weekend TUCSON- Local songwriters will be performing their original songs during Arizona Originals this Sunday at The Maverick live country club. The showcase gives a chance for local songwriters to share their original songs and tell the stories behind them...
2019-06-08 04:48

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold 2 may launch in 2020, even with the original still MIA Samsung’s first foldable smartphone is starting to feel like the Bigfoot of tech. There are all these reports claiming that people have seen it! It exists! And there are photos of it in the wild! Awareness of the mythical creature is surprising...
2019-07-18 05:48

Nintendo is working on a minor upgrade for the original Switch A new Nintendo Switch might be on the way. No, we're not talking about the Switch Lite, or the long-rumored Switch Pro, which as its theoretical name implies would offer a sizeable bump in performance. As The Verge notes, some FCC filings sugges...
2019-07-11 17:32

'PUBG' update brings destruction and better visuals to the original map Erangel, the map in which the battle royale craze truly began in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, is getting a major overhaul for season 4. PUBG Corp said the update brings Erangel in line with more recent maps, adding new buildings, revamping ter...
2019-07-17 20:48

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, NJ — a 21,500 square-foot, 260-seat cinema, museum and movie archives building designed by archite...
2019-05-30 04:48

Automatic's original car adapters won't work after August 31st Automatic made its mark by launching an ODB-II car adapter and app that can monitor many of your vehicle's functions, but it just made a move that may upset its original buyers. The company announced that it's not just ending support for th...
2019-05-29 15:01

Apple is planning to buy up original podcasts with exclusivity in mind Enlarge / Apple will replace iTunes with Music, Podcasts, and TV on Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Podcast fans will want to keep their ears to the ground with the latest Apple news. Bloomberg reported that Apple may be looking for deals to bring exclus...
2019-07-17 17:32

At $6,995, Could This 1989 Ford Bronco II Prove More Desirable Than the Original? Summer is the time for blockbuster sequels and sure enough today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Bronco comes to us as a II. Let’s see if this old school trucklet could be priced for boffo box office....
2019-07-11 18:00

A Glimpse of Virginia Woolf’s Original Manuscript for ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ Before Woolf settled on the unique perspective for her modernist masterpiece, she had a more expansive, though traditional, book in mind — “The Hours.”...
2019-06-14 12:00

Why changing a plane ticket can cost more than the original flight The simplest mistake can cost you anywhere up to £160 to correct depending on how soon you notice itAmid all the hassle involved in getting the family out of the door for the summer holidays, it may not be forgetting a bag, vital medication or leavin...
2019-07-07 11:00

PSA: The Original Run of Veronica Mars Hits Hulu July 1st Detectives are the best. Nancy Drew, Sherlock Holmes, Batman. And, of course, Veronica Mars, the legendary Kristin Bell heroine who starred in several seasons of stylized teen television from creator Rob Thomas, along with a movie reboot and an upcom...
2019-06-10 19:32

Original Spice Girls bus converted into Airbnb rental Spice Girls super fans have a chance the spice up their lives later this month when the girl band's original Union Jack-emblazoned double decker bus comes up for rent on Airbnb....
2019-05-21 19:32

Baldur's Gate 3 Confirmed From The Makers Of Divinity: Original Sin 2 After teasing it last week, the makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2 today confirmed the biggest pre-E3 bombshell yet: Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming....
2019-06-07 04:16

Sylvester Stallone is still pals with turtles from original ‘Rocky’ These tough turtles are not down for the count. Sylvester Stallone, 72, has kept in touch with his two hard-shelled pals from the original “Rocky.” “”With my original buddies from the first Rocky … CUFF and LINK, now abo...
2019-05-25 12:32

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
2019-06-07 09:16

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 03:32

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
2019-06-05 10:16

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote June 12-14, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. B...
2019-06-07 12:16

All-electric Volkswagen Kombi concept reimagines classic van News 8 Jul, 2019 The Volkswagen Kombi concept is an all-electric Type 2 van built to celebrate 20 years of Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Laboratory...
2019-07-09 01:16

UPDATE 1-End of the road for Volkswagen's self-driving Aurora deal Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles....
2019-06-11 22:48

Volkswagen’s Type 20 electric concept merges old-school and new At an event at its newly christened Innovation and Engineering Center California in Belmont, Volkswagen unveiled its Type 20 concept car that's essentially a 1962 Microbus with a lot of tech crammed inside and its engine swapped for a battery pa...
2019-07-03 08:32

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Is a Different Kind of Status Symbol The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon looks futuristic, but it feels a callback to the old school idea of a flagship sedan that exists just because. Built with aesthetic-first mentality, it’s not for everybody. But if you want a low-key glamorous, semi-upscale ...
2019-05-22 19:16

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Auto Workers won representation of maintenance worke...
2019-05-22 21:00

New Volkswagen Ad Campaign Is a U-Turn for a Company Caught Cheating A marketing push hatched by the firm that makes ads for Adidas and Google zooms past contrition on its way toward a greener future for the world’s largest automaker....
2019-06-05 09:48

How Volkswagen's electric record-breaker conquered the Nurburgring 128.598mph: Average speed of the ID R on its new electric lap record run Volkswagen’s ID R special didn’t just beat the Nordschleife electric car record, it smashed it. We were there to watch the monumental feat After setting a new outright record...
2019-06-22 10:48

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record - with video Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
2019-06-04 11:48

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars....
2019-05-21 20:00

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 04:48

Unique Volkswagen Golf GTI and R created for Worthersee festival News 30 May, 2019 VW commissioned two teams of apprentices to build a pair of bespoke high performance Volkswagen Golfs for Worthersee 2019...
2019-05-31 17:32

Volkswagen Polo, Vento & Ameo Cup Editions Launched The 2019 ICC World Cup is here and to celebrate the global sporting event, Volkswagen India has introduced the 'Cup Edition' on its Polo, Vento and Ameo models. The new Cup Edition versions will be......
2019-05-29 16:32

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
2019-06-14 17:01

Ford, Volkswagen To Collaborate For Building EVs And Autonomous Tech Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today announced that they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle......
2019-07-12 16:00

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the fac...
2019-05-24 22:00

Volkswagen Continues to Test Inexplicable and Joyous T-Roc Convertible I have checked our archives and was astounded to find this take by our very own Justin Westbrook that seemed to infer that the very idea of a Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet was ludicrous. It’s not very often that I disagree with my colleagues (OK, we dis...
2019-06-20 18:32

Volkswagen Vento And Polo Facelift Spied Testing Both models are towards the end of their lifecycle and require a generation upgrade. Volkswagen is working on new models and the new-gen models are scheduled to arrive in 2021....
2019-07-13 09:00

Volkswagen Delivers What We've All Been Wanting in a Concept Car: Holograms in the Trunk Have you ever been driving a car nice and hard, really giving it the beans and pushing it hard through the corners, when the realization suddenly hits you that, hey, this thing would be much better if there was a big hologram emitter in the floor of ...
2019-05-30 02:16

New Volkswagen Passat facelift: price, specs and details News 9 Jul, 2019 Pricing information has been revealed for the facelifted Volkswagen Passat range, starting at £27,630 for the SE saloon...
2019-07-09 17:16

Ford, Volkswagen to share details on EV, AV alliance Friday Details of an agreement are expected to be outlined Friday after months of discussion between the two automakers on how to share the burdens of investing in electric and autonomous vehicles....
2019-07-11 22:16

Volkswagen to inject $2.6 bln into Ford unit Argo AI - source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $2.6 billion into Ford's self-driving unit Argo AI at an overall valuation of $7 billion in the deal, a source close to the matter said on Friday....
2019-07-12 13:16

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
2019-06-15 04:16

Volkswagen ID 3: new Nissan Leaf rival seen barely disguised Volkswagen's first bespoke EV will get up to 342 miles of range, 125kW rapid charging capability and £25k base price Volkswagen's new ID 3 electric hatch has been spotted again in a German suburb, this time with a more revealing disguise.  The firm'...
2019-07-09 14:48

Tennessee governor against union vote at Volkswagen plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he opposes a push by the United Auto Workers union to organize Volkswagen’s lone U.S. plant in the state. The Times Free Press quoted Lee as saying Thursday that business recruit...
2019-05-31 01:16

Volkswagen to start production of Tarek SUV in Mexico in 2020 German carmaker Volkswagen will begin producing the Tarek sport utility vehicle (SUV) at its plant in the Mexican state of Puebla in 2020 and sales will start by the end of 2021, Steffen Reiche, the chief executive of Volkswagen de Mexico said on Wed...
2019-07-10 21:32

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
2019-06-13 20:48

Weird 'radio bridge' 10 million-light years long links colliding galaxy clusters Astronomers have spotted a ridge of radio emissions 10 million light-years long joining two galaxy clusters that are slowly colliding with each other....
2019-06-11 19:00

Death at the Mansion Sneak Peek Reveals the "Weird Stuff" Found At the Scene of Her Alleged Suicide Rebecca Zahau's death, just two days after a fatal accident involving her boyfriend's son, was officially ruled a suicide, but some investigators are not so sure. Oxygen's new......
2019-05-31 20:48

The original Muppet Movie moving right along, back into theaters in July The Muppets’ big-screen venture The Muppet Movie was an ambitious outing in 1979, as banjo-playing Kermit heads out from his humble swamp to become a star in Hollywood. Along the way he meets up with a variety of now-familiar characters, like Fozzie,...
2019-06-04 20:48

Obama’s ‘original sin’ led to Iran’s uranium enrichment, James Carafano says Iran revealed the "deep flaws" in the nuclear deal with the United States when it threatened to further enrich uranium as a response to heightened sanctions, argued James Carafano, a director at the Heritage Foundation, argued on Friday....
2019-07-05 22:00

‘Charlie’s Angels’ trailer: Can Kristen Stewart help beat the original? Charlie’s Angels are back — and they appear to be as badass as ever. The latest reboot of the iconic 1970s detective series starring Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith marks the second time actress Elizabeth Banks (“The Hunger ...
2019-06-27 18:48

The lifeless Disney remake Aladdin can’t muster the original’s magic The forced march of listless live-action Disney remakes continues with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, the worst of a batch that has already gifted us forgettable, over-designed reimaginings of Cinderella and Beauty And The Beast. Of course, Disney’s beloved...
2019-05-22 22:48

In new trailer, Hulu’s Four Weddings And A Funeral series has little in common with original Mindy Kaling is continuing her expansion into new series and movies by creating Four Weddings And A Funeral for Hulu. Given Kaling’s established love of the rom-com and um, the show title, you would think that this new production would be a bit of a ...
2019-07-01 19:32

Gossip Girl Is Coming Back, But Will You Watch Without the Original Cast? You know you loved her, but will you still love Gossip Girl with a new cast? HBO Max certainly hopes so. The new streaming service from WarnerMedia set to launch in 2020 will be the home to a......
2019-07-17 21:16

Sheryl Crow: All my original music destroyed in 'apocalyptic' fire Sheryl Crow has confirmed the master tapes of her hit albums Tuesday Night Music Club and The Globe Sessions were among those destroyed in a fire 11 years ago....
2019-06-27 22:32

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content...
2019-07-02 04:00

First trailer for Jacob’s Ladder reboot looks as spooky as the 1990 original Michael Ealy stars in Jacob's Ladder, a reboot of Adrian Lyne's classic 1990 horror film. Over the last 19 years, Director Adrian Lyne's 1990 art house psychological thriller, Jacob's Ladder, has garnered a strong cult following for its unusual cam...
2019-07-02 07:00

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
2019-06-18 21:48

Uber error charges riders 100 times more than the original price An error in Uber's systems on Wednesday led to people being charged 100 times what their ride should have cost. One user was charged $2,053 dollars on a ride that should have cost $20.53....
2019-07-18 14:32

Coco Proves She's the "Original Thong" Connoisseur During Family Vacation Coco's poolside fashion never goes out of style. It's no secret that the model, fitness guru and reality star loves her swimwear. In fact, most tropical vacations lead to multiple......
2019-07-12 02:00

The Original Brooklyn Pizza Donating Portion Of Sales Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Original Brooklyn Pizza in Lexington is donating 13.54664% of all sales today to the Wounded Warrior Project. This is to honor the memory of the 1,354,664+ that have lost their lives either in combat, or later becau...
2019-05-27 23:48

New Netflix original Rim of the World is pretty much perfect summer fare Four misfit kids must stave off an alien invasion in Netflix's original film Rim of the World. Summer camp can be challenging enough for an awkward 13-year-old nerdy kid without aliens invading and turning the surrounding region into a war zone. Th...
2019-05-27 02:16

What was the weather like on the original Fourth of July? Thomas Jefferson kept records The Fourth of July this year will be hot and rainy in Philadelphia. It was apparently much more pleasant on the “original” Fourth of July.        ...
2019-07-04 13:32

Watch CBS livestream the original 1969 Apollo 11 launch broadcast If you weren't alive to witness the historic Apollo 11 mission, CBS has the next best thing. The US broadcaster is livestreaming the original broadcast from July 16th, 1969, letting you relive it as many of us saw it originally -- corny commerci...
2019-07-16 19:48

Save an Extra 50% On Select Summer Styles at Original Penguin New on-sale summer styles await at Original Penguin. Right now, take an extra 50% off a selection of apparel, including cool button-downs, polos, and tees, with promo code SAVE50. Just snag your clothes ASAP, since this sale won’t last past tomorrow....
2019-05-31 23:32

The Boondocks is getting rebooted "for the modern era" by original creator Aaron McGruder Adult Swim’s hilarious, controversial The Boondocks went out with a bit of a whimper in 2014, when its fourth season was developed without creator Aaron McGruder at the helm. In our review, we called it “a copy of McGruder’s baby made from a printer ...
2019-06-12 19:48

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in the live-action remake of the animated classic. Jodi Benson, Halle Bailey/ AP Disney recently announce...
2019-07-09 22:32

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Can't Beat Original on Opening Weekend Godzilla: King of the Monsters romped to a $179 million opening weekend, which was enough to (easily) crown it as the king of the worldwide box office, but it failed to improve on its 2014 original....
2019-06-03 12:48

Doom creator just released a massive addition to the original game John Romero, the game developer virtuoso behind Hexen, Quake, Wolfenstein, and other games still being remade and sequelized to this day, just dropped a massive, free mod for one of his most famous and popular creations: Doom. In case you missed my t...
2019-06-01 06:48

The Original NES Console Had a Motion Control Joystick 15 Years Before the Nintendo Wii Did Remember how the Wii’s groundbreaking motion controls helped Nintendo sell over 100 million consoles? Well, it turns out it wasn’t actually the first Nintendo console you could play by flailing around a joystick. Thanks to a third party accessory cal...
2019-06-19 02:32

Man charged in death of original Mouseketeer calls charges ‘messed up’ The man accused of causing the death of an original Mouseketeer called the charges against him “messed up” when he appeared at a court hearing on Monday, a report said. Daniel Burda was arrested Friday by Oregon State Police in connection...
2019-07-09 12:32

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
2019-06-18 10:48

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-21 20:32

At $4,000, Would Owning This 1988 Volkswagen Quantum Syncro Wagon be Totally Rad? I saw today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW Quantum at the L.A. Radwood show, and I must say, I was duly impressed. It’s going to be up to you however, to determine if I was four-grand impressed....
2019-06-05 17:00

More U.S. Volkswagen Golf R and GTI Buyers Go for the Dual-Clutch Transmission Than the Manual The Volkswagen Golf R and GTI are blessings unto this land we call America, given that folks over here tend to shy away from any car model with “hot” or “hatch” in its nickname. But of the people who do go for one of these two hot hatches in the U.S....
2019-05-27 16:16

2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class Round 1 Kicks Off In Coimbatore The 2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class will see 18 drivers battle it out over 10 races for the title, while VW Motosport India will also participate in the Indian Touring Car championship....
2019-06-22 21:32

A Ford-Volkswagen alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
2019-07-12 00:16

Volkswagen WeShare fully-electric car sharing service launched 1500 e-Golfs available to hire on demand from today in Berlin, with e-Up to be added early next year Volkswagen has introduced a new app-based car sharing service that will use a fleet of exclusively electric vehicles. WeShare initially launches in ...
2019-06-27 22:00

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: high-tech cabin design shown Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will get technology revamp with digital dashboard, but launch is delayed until 2020 Volkswagen has released an interior design sketch for the new Mk8 Golf, showing a distinct evolution of the brand's cabin look an...
2019-05-21 14:32

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers Union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-14 19:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 05:32

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18....
2019-06-15 04:16

Volkswagen to inject $2.6 billion into Ford unit Argo AI: source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $2.6 billion into Ford's self-driving unit Argo AI at an overall valuation of $7 billion in the deal, a source close to the matter said on Friday....
2019-07-12 11:48

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-21 19:01

Cummins Makes Offer For Volkswagen's MAN Engines Unit: Report United States-based diesel engines maker Cummins has made an indicative offer for Volkswagen's MAN Energy Solutions unit, people close to the matter said, as the carmaker seeks to slim down its......
2019-07-20 14:48

The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to cu The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to customers for their production ID 3 electric car. According to VW, the car will be arriving in showrooms around the middle of next year, and is meant to...
2019-07-10 12:16

Volkswagen breaks long-held McLaren F1 Goodwood record with ID. R The Volkswagen ID. R electric prototype has broken the 20-year record set by a McLaren Formula 1 car for the fastest run up the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb...
2019-07-05 20:00

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, alongside the de...
2019-07-12 14:16

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector....
2019-07-12 15:00

Snuggle up! Christmas comes early with 2 original Hallmark Channel movies in July THE Christmas channel brings the magic of the wintry season to summer by premiering two movies and announcing a record-breaking line-up.        ...
2019-06-08 03:16

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says...
2019-06-20 22:16

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title role of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Many rightfully praised the studio for cast...
2019-07-09 17:48

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black singer in the live-action rendition of the film af...
2019-07-10 00:16

Netflix will debut 44 new original shows and movies in July – here’s the full list Forget the burgers, forget the beer, and forget the barbecue. Forget the fireworks, forget the parades, and forget and all of the festivities you would normally enjoy on July 4th. Why? Because something even better is happening this coming Independen...
2019-07-02 02:16

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their original names back, following a settlement in an in...
2019-07-17 00:16

Thursday's Best Deals: Thermapen Mk4, Original Echo Show, Acer Gear, and More A discounted ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4, the 1st Generation Echo Show, and an Acer Gear Gold Box lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-06-27 18:48

The Lion King Turns 25: Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Original Trip to Pride Rock It's almost time to return to Pride Rock. We're just a little over a month away from Disney's photo-realistic "live-action" adaptation of The Lion King roars its way......
2019-06-15 22:00

‘Stain of slavery’: Congress debates reparations to atone for America's original sin Danny Glover among witnesses who debated the legacy of slavery – and the modern scourges of inequality and poverty that afflict black AmericansFor the first time in more than a decade, a debate has taken place between lawmakers in Congress on the ori...
2019-06-19 21:32

56 new Netflix original shows and movies will premiere in June – here’s the complete list Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is coming to Netflix in late June, and it’s easily one of the most hotly anticipated additions to the world’s favorite source of streaming entertainment. Most people likely dismissed this animated Spider-...
2019-05-31 16:32

Get a Free Filled Original Glazed Doughnut From Krispy Kreme Today The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is happening in just a few weeks, but Krispy Kreme is celebrating a little early by passing out free doughnuts today, one of the chain’s original glazed doughnuts that is filled with cream....
2019-06-22 20:16

Matthew McConaughey finally receives his original high school diploma Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time Right Now CBS News is currently livestreaming its original broadcast from fifty years ago, when the original Apollo 11 crew launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to put the first humans on the Moon.Read more......
2019-07-16 16:16

Netflix is releasing 56 new original movies and shows in June – here’s the full list It’s pretty big news that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is coming to Netflix late next month. People en masse didn’t expect too much from this animated Spider-Man feature, but it ended up being the most acclaimed Spider-Man movie of a...
2019-05-23 21:48

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded t...
2019-06-06 04:01

Autocar confidential: Volkswagen plans wireless updates, Audi gives us the heads-up and more Volkswagen ID 3 will be updated wirelessly, but only when the time is right Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's wander through the backstage area of motoring, we find...
2019-07-02 05:32

Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals expected to involve collaboration on electric and autonomous vehicles....
2019-07-11 22:32

Workers of Volkswagen Tennessee plant to refile petition for union vote The U.S. agency in charge of enforcing labor law has asked workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga plant to refile their petition for a union election, after having dismissed an earlier one, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 20:48

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge on the old ruling elite....
2019-06-16 16:16

Volkswagen to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
2019-06-14 15:48

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-04 03:16

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
2019-05-21 20:00

Volkswagen concludes partnership with self-driving start-up Aurora, in talks with Ford Volkswagen has ended its relationship with Amazon-backed self-driving start-up Aurora, and is now considering partnerships with Ford and competitor Argo AI....
2019-06-11 21:16

Volkswagen's Research Lab Turned an Old Microbus Into an EV Technology-Crammed Concept Vehicle Volkswagen’s California-based Electronic Research Laboratory has been re-named the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC), and has been given an expanded role in the company. So, to celebrate, they did the only rational thing they could ...
2019-07-04 00:00

4 Episodes Of ‘Full House’ Where Uncle Jesse Explained That Most Families Don’t Work Like This, And For Good Reason Too Because This Whole Setup Is Honestly Weird Full House is a beloved family sitcom about two grown men who move into their friend’s house to help raise his three young daughters after his wife passes away. The episodes end with thoughtful life lessons for the characters and viewers alike, and s...
2019-06-04 21:48

Body found in Oregon home confirmed as original Mouseketeer Dennis Day, police say Police confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that a body found in April at an Oregon home is that of Dennis Day -- an original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer -- who has been missing since July 2018. ...
2019-06-07 10:00

Apollo 11: Original Moon landing recordings bought for $217 in 1976 sold at auction for $1.82M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s have sold at auction for $1.82M....
2019-07-21 02:16

Trump revives the idea of a ‘white man’s country’, America’s original sin | Nell Painter It can’t be left to black Americans alone to resist the president’s racism. Citizens of all colours need to resist, and embrace activismThe idea that some US inhabitants deserve the land, deserve to stay and to occupy it, and that others must go – to...
2019-07-21 10:48

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we stil...
2019-06-18 00:32

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
2019-07-01 23:32

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries Tlaib responds: ‘He needs to be impeached’Sanders among critics calling president racistOpinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four progressive Democratic congresswom...
2019-07-14 18:32

20 years later, the original viral website for The Blair Witch Project still haunts the internet Twenty years ago today, The Blair Witch Project hit theaters after an unprecedented, months’ long marketing campaign capitalizing on America’s increasingly accessible internet connections and penchant to be, uh, a bunch of gullible, distraction-cravi...
2019-07-16 19:00

NASA Sold an Original Moon Landing Video to an Intern in the 1970s and Now It's for Sale Again Later this month, some of the original videotapes that captured the first Moon landing will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. But they’re not being sold by NASA. Incredibly, these tapes were sold to a random NASA intern back in the 1970s who ha...
2019-07-01 19:16

Watching Someone Restore a Filthy Game Boy to Its Original Pristine Condition Is Soothing For the Soul It was a tragic day when, after being dropped on the floor, my original Game Boy was left with a bunch of dead lines on its screen. But it lived a good life, and has the scars, knicks, and scratches to prove it. However, it wasn’t quite as abused as ...
2019-05-31 19:16

Vatican tombs opened in search for missing teen empty of original remains Workers who opened two tombs in the Vatican to search for the remains of a 15-year-old girl who went missing 36 years ago were greeted by another mystery -- the disappearance of the remains that should have been there....
2019-07-12 06:48

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new) Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facing shooter of the "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL in tow at a fraction of the price. But Android purists wh...
2019-05-30 04:16

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll...
2019-07-02 07:32

Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike, Says They Stole Control Of His Original Logo Design Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike, the apparel company with whom he recently ended an endorsement contract, over control of the “Klaw” logo used to identify his branded merchandise. Kawhi says he provided the logo to Nike, and that Nike’s claim to ownershi...
2019-06-04 07:32

‘The Haunting of Hill House’ season 2 will bring back original actors in new roles The Haunting of Hill House was one of the most surprising, exciting, and horrifying Netflix releases last fall, and the streaming giant is already working on a sequel: The Haunting of Bly Manor. It will take place in a totally different paranormal ho...
2019-07-17 12:00

UPDATE 2-Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals expected to involve collaboration on electric and autonomous vehicles....
2019-07-11 22:00

Ford and Volkswagen have inked a deal to share technology for electric and autonomous vehicles (F, VW) Ford Motor Company Ford and Volkswagen will collaborate on electric and autonomous vehicle technologies. The new framework will be an extension of last year's partnership on commercial vehicles. Both companies declined to give any more details, bu...
2019-07-06 05:48

Volkswagen's All-Electric Prototype Officially Annihilated the Goodwood Hill Climb Record The Goodwood Hill Climb is an extremely short run, as hill climbs go, but Volkswagen and racer Romain Dumas now owns the official record for fastest time in history run up the driveway. Running the same Volkswagen ID. R that he used to break the Pike...
2019-07-07 02:00

Volkswagen Ameo Class 2019: Pratik Sonawane & Saurav Bandopadhyay Dominate Round 2 It was an exciting second round of Volkswagen Ameo Class 2019 as the races of the weekend saw different outcomes. While the first race of the season saw Jeet Jhabakh take the lead in the championship,......
2019-07-22 21:00

2019 National Car Racing Championship: Volkswagen Dominates Indian Touring Car Category In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India dominated the first round of the Indian Touring Car (ITC) category in the 2019 National Car Racing Championship. The opening round of the season was held at the Kari Motor......
2019-06-23 20:48

Volkswagen, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech: source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commercial vehicles, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
2019-07-05 21:32

Volkswagen Motorsport India To Enter ITC Category With Factory Team In National Car Racing Champions Volkswagen Motorsport India is known for its one-make race championships, having cemented its position in the domestic motorsport arena. Taking a step further in its commitment towards motorsport in......
2019-06-20 18:16

Weird space object 'Oumuamua' was not an alien spacecraft after all, scientists say That weird, cigar-shaped outer space object that flew through our solar system a couple of years ago wasn't an alien spacecraft after all, scientists announced Monday in a new study.        ...
2019-07-02 02:16

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-15 17:00

Kelly Clarkson denies using pills or 'weird fad diets' for weight loss Kelly Clarkson is taking to Twitter to clear up some falsehoods, including a rumor about how she keeps her figure.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

Miranda Lambert jokes about 'weird (expletive)' she did on work hiatus, including wedding Miranda Lambert enjoyed her hiatus following her whirlwind romance with Brendan McLoughlin. But her team was eager for her to get back to work.        ...
2019-07-03 04:48

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part...
2019-07-23 12:48

Volkswagen Ameo Class 2019: Jeet Jhabakh & Anmol Singh Sahil Lead Charge In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India's first round of the 2019 National Championship Ameo Class saw Jeet Jhabakh secure the lead with two wins out of three races. The Hyderabad-based driver was at his dominant......
2019-06-23 20:48

Twitter Rant: Harry Styles Is Tweeting That He Wants One Of His Songs To Have A Parentheses At The End Of It Like ‘(Original Song From DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS)’ But Doesn’t Know How To Get It That Way Harry Styles has made a lot of big moves in recent years, but it looks like the singer is ready to take things to a whole new level: Harry Styles is tweeting that he wants one of his songs to have a parentheses at the end of it like “(Original Song f...
2019-06-20 21:48

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery. (WMT) Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores, Walmart Supercenters, and Walmart Neighbo...
2019-06-16 00:00

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi hails Unai Emery impact after 'weird' transition from Arsene Wenger reign Alex Iwobi has been won over by Unai Emery after admitting the early stages under the new Arsenal head coach were "weird" as he stepped into the shoes of Arsene Wenger....
2019-05-24 15:16

Target's Vineyard Vines collection is being sold for double the original price on Ebay and Facebook after some customers expressed outrage at how quickly stock ran out Screenshot / Ebay / Benjamin Goggin Target started selling its Vineyard Vines collection over the weekend, and customers are complaining that certain styles and sizes quickly ran out. Many items can easily be located on resale platforms like Ebay an...
2019-05-21 14:48

This Is What We Should Be Doing With The Old Cars “I like old cars,” you say to yourself, “you know, the classic ones. But how can ensure they will be around for the future?” Friend, you need some more electrification in your life....
2019-07-23 01:16

Reed King's weird, problematic 'FKA USA' imagines a dystopian U.S. ruled by corporations Reed King's weird and problematic "FKA USA" imagines a futuristic U.S. that has splintered into territories ruled by corporations and bandits.        ...
2019-06-18 16:00

Netflix will release 44 new original movies and shows in July – here’s the full release schedule When it comes to Netflix’s new original movies and shows set to premiere in July, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that in terms of quantity, the release schedule of Netflix original productions is way down next month compared to...
2019-06-20 15:00

Giant stone money discovered as the 'original Bitcoin' A University of Oregon study traces cryptocurrency’s origins back to an ancient stone money system used in western Micronesia.       ...
2019-06-13 06:32

Julia Roberts reveals the dark, original 'Pretty Woman' ending Julia Roberts remembers the tragic original ending of "Pretty Woman" before the script went rom-com. It was very dark.        ...
2019-06-15 15:00

Is the wagon dead? Volkswagen kills two more wagon vehicles in favor of SUVs Volkswagen confirmed that the VW Golf SportWagen and the VW Golf Alltrack will be discontinued after the 2019 model year.       ...
2019-07-18 17:00

Review: 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 is almost as exquisite as the original With Meryl Streep and a new story of women living with secrets, "Big Little Lies" returns for a second season that almost lives up to the first.        ...
2019-06-07 15:32

Killed By Crossovers: The Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of two of the better (also only) wagons still on the American market: the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and its slightly lifted, Subaru-fighting sibling, the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. There...
2019-07-17 19:16

Simon Kinberg Likens Dark Phoenix's Original Ending to Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel While the cast of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix has spoken about the similarities between the film’s original ending and the ending of another recent big superhero film—similarities that were so extensive they required the final X-Men installment to u...
2019-06-08 00:32

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden of Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë for sale The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
2019-06-18 06:16

The Nintendo Switch Lite vs. the original Switch: What's changed? We knew it was coming, but Nintendo's finally drawn the curtain back on a smaller, portable-only version of its successful Switch console. It'll be out in September, in plenty of time before the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield th...
2019-07-11 00:32

Pizza Hut is updating its Original Pan Pizza for the first time in nearly 40 years Pizza Hut revealed it is updating the recipe to its Original Pan Pizza for the first time since it was introduced nearly 40 years ago.        ...
2019-05-29 19:16

'Big Little Lies' Season 2 is almost as exquisite as the original With Meryl Streep and a new story of women living with secrets, "Big Little Lies" returns for a second season that almost lives up to the first.        ...
2019-06-10 16:48

Top 10 best luxury cars 2019 Luxury cars are not just defined by their cosseting ride, extensive levels of technology and refinement, but the level of prestige they bring. But which one has the most class to top our best ten list? Luxury cars – a class comprised in significant...
2019-06-20 06:32

Will I Get a Better Deal if I Buy Two Cars From the Same Dealer? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about getting deals on two cars, when the best time to sell priva...
2019-06-21 21:16

Top 10 Best Electric Cars 2019 We run down the very best affordable electric city cars, superminis and famliy hatchbacks on sale in Britain today Electric cars are more popular today than they have ever been. And why wouldn’t they be? An electric vehicle (EV) lets you travel in s...
2019-05-21 14:32

The most-powerful American cars ever Just like the stock market, the neverending American horsepower war has had its ups and downs over the years, but records keep getting broken and the outlook remains bullish....
2019-07-01 22:48

To The Perfect Cars of Da' Sha Ra's Bootin' Up With all of the retrospective gaze of Radwood, it’s easy to think that these teens have perfectly grasped how everyone dressed up their cars and themselves back then, But it’s important to go to the source material every so often, and for that we hav...
2019-05-21 21:00

Corden's London trip: Dodgeball with Michelle Obama, talk of Trump's 'weird' royal visit We catch up with James Corden before his show heads to London next week, where he plays dodgeball against Michelle Obama. He also weighs in on Trump.        ...
2019-06-17 17:32

'Cuphead' will be available to play in Tesla cars Do you feel the Atari titles in Tesla cars are a little too easy for your parking lot gaming sessions? You're about to get something much harder. Elon Musk has revealed to IGN's Ryan McCaffrey that Studio MDHR's retro-styled, legendari...
2019-06-03 02:48

GST On Cars, Bikes To Be Brought Down? Here's What Analysts Say While the auto sector dominates the wish-list for now, experts also feel a relief to the salaried taxpayers and further rationalisation of GST rates will benefit all....
2019-06-15 06:48

All ministerial cars to be electric by 2030 News 13 Jun, 2019 A quarter of the Government Car Service’s vehicles will be fully electric by 2022, with the entire fleet being EV-only by 2030...
2019-06-13 16:32

Top 10 best hardcore sports cars 2019 Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren… they all want to have best hardcore sports car. We've tested them all to determine which one takes the accolade Welcome to true-blue petrolhead territory. This is where incredible outright grip and pace, vivid...
2019-06-14 21:00

40 electric cars you'll see on the road by 2025 Rimac While electric vehicles aren't posting big sales numbers yet, auto companies are making significant investments in them. Both new and traditional car manufacturers plan to release electric vehicles in the coming years. Some of the vehicles hav...
2019-07-11 12:48

Top 5 Upcoming Electric Cars In India With the coming of the Kona Electric, the way ahead for electric mobility has been paved. We list out the top five electric cars which will be launched in India in the next one year....
2019-07-11 18:48

Top 10 best 4x4s and off-road cars 2019 Where we're going, we don't need roads; these ten 4x4s are capable on just about any surface Creating a definitive list of the ‘best’ off-roaders is something of a fool’s errand (although, as you can see, that hasn’t stopped us from trying). Even if...
2019-06-10 20:16

Why China Is Full of American Cars My plane had only touched down an hour or two earlier and I was quick to get out of my hotel—to find some breakfast, to see the city and to see all of the interesting Chinese cars that I’d only ever read about. And just as I rounded a corner, there t...
2019-05-24 07:48

Top 10 Upcoming Cars In Second Half Of 2019 With six months in tow, the auto sector is looking at a brighter 2019 and the plethora of new launches lines are expected to improve the sales momentum. Here's a look at the top cars lined up for......
2019-05-28 00:48

Ford's Letting Us Down on Electric Cars The Ford Motor Company bravely and ambitiously announced today that it would be launching an all-electric model... based on existing MEB platform architecture cribbed from Volkswagen. The VW I.D. 3, sharing that platform, is planned for launch next s...
2019-07-13 04:00

Europeans now burn more palm oil in their cars than they eat Palm oil consumption in the EU jumped by 7 per cent in 2017 because it is increasingly used as a biofuel – driving the destruction of orangutans’ habitat...
2019-05-21 14:38

Here's a Sad List of All the Cars About to Go Extinct From the UK's Roads Every time I hear about something like the Audi TT being cancelled and replaced by an electric car, I try to take comfort that all of the good combustion cars currently on the roads won’t be going anywhere overnight. However, this new study about the...
2019-05-25 01:48

Toyota cars will now turn themselves off if you forget Toyota cars and SUVs with push-button ignitions will now turn themselves off after being parked for a period of time, even if the driver didn't hit the "Engine Off" button....
2019-06-15 00:48

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene...
2019-06-19 13:48

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations The chances are you won’t have heard of the Glasspar G2. It was 70 years ago that the American two-s...
2019-07-21 08:16

How the UK's top car design college is readying for a new era of cars Your next car starts life here: the RCA is home to the UK's most prestigious car design courses The next generation of car designers will need a fresh skill set. The Royal College of Art is already on the case The car industry is at a once-in-a-ge...
2019-07-09 10:16

Lucifer's Cars Are Fine but We Fixed Them Lucifer, a wonderful show about a crime-solving Devil who’s bored with Hell and living in Los Angeles instead, came back for a fourth season this year after Netflix swooped in and saved it from TV cancelation. As anything that includes the slight men...
2019-06-03 23:00

'PSA is at the forefront of getting electric cars normalised' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the general public...
2019-06-20 18:01

Living in Cars Is Becoming Even More of a Thing in Los Angeles Street-parked RVs, vans and just regular-ass cars being used as residences are common to see in Los Angeles. But as homelessness balloons along with the cost of housing, it seems like a new wave of people are turning to “van-life” out of necessity. A...
2019-07-19 03:00

Police cars: the world's best and worst Features 27 Jun, 2019 We delve into the magical world of the Police car, taking in the fastest, most exotic and most inappropriate police cars on Earth...
2019-06-27 22:32

Pre-registered cars: buying guide Tips & advice 24 Jun, 2019 Pre-registered cars explained: what they are and how they can save you a bundle of cash over a brand-new car...
2019-06-27 22:32

Why Europe just boosted 5G over Wi-Fi for connected cars Here's an easy way to understand why European member states shut down an EU effort to mandate Wi-Fi as the car connectivity standard of the future.Read More...
2019-07-05 22:48

'PSA is at the forefront of normalising electric cars' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the general public...
2019-06-21 15:48

The future of Jaguar sports cars Departing Jaguar design boss Ian Callum lays out his blueprint for Jaguar's sporting future - and sketches it for us A key part of the legacy Ian Callum leaves Jaguar after 20 years as its director of design is a clear understanding of how the brand...
2019-06-10 08:01

New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value of a car....
2019-05-22 19:16

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
2019-05-22 08:32

Here's ZF's New Two-Speed Transmission for Electric Cars Pretty much all mainstream electric cars integrate their electric motors with single-speed, often 10:1-ish gear reductions, mostly because it’s cheap and easy, and it works. But now, the German transmission company that changed the industry with the ...
2019-07-17 19:16

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this...
2019-07-08 03:00

Driverless Cars May Be Coming, but Let’s Not Get Carried Away “We’ve tried to turn down the hype and make people understand how hard this is,” says Gill Pratt, an expert in robotics and head of the Toyota Research Institute....
2019-06-20 22:32

Top 10 best affordable sports cars 2019 Owning a sports car need not break the bank – here's our choice for the top 10 affordable sports cars Never has the choice of sports cars at the affordable end of the spectrum been greater, each offering thrills to match, and in some cases exceed, m...
2019-06-28 13:32

Electric cars: All you need to know about the future of motoring Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build its new electric vehicle models at its Castle Bromwich plant - joining many other manufacturers in producing the cleanest cars possible....
2019-07-05 19:48

Matt Prior: How will we tell electric cars apart? The Polestar 1 bucks convention in a way future models won’t Emitting the same electric whirr and offering roughly the same performance, EVs will have to rely on style to stand out Melting into a crowd is not a fate likely to befall the Polestar 1...
2019-06-28 13:32

Top 10 best super sports cars 2019 McLaren, Porsche, Aston Martin et al are vying to claim the best super sports car accolade. We've tested each of them to determine which is best We are living through a high period for the super sports car. Never before has there been such a talente...
2019-06-28 13:32

There's an Amazing Way to Badge Cars the Whole Industry Forgot About Car badges are kind of like name tags. They both declare the name of the car and you can buy them and stick them to your car, thus spreading falsehoods if you so choose. And that’s fine. But I find myself thinking about a different kind of badging th...
2019-06-16 17:48

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding music laid over them. I am 100 percent here for it....
2019-06-15 23:00

'Fallout Shelter' is coming to Tesla cars Elon Musk showed up on stage at E3 Thursday alongside Bethesda Studios executive producer Todd Howard to announce Fallout Shelter will be coming to Tesla vehicles. The wildly popular game is already available on just about every other system imaginab...
2019-06-14 05:48

Shutter speeds: the cars of El Mirage – in pictures El Mirage is a racetrack on a dry lake bed a few hours outside Los Angeles in the California desert. Raced on since 1937, the 1.3-mile track attracts drivers from all over the US, some of whom reach speeds of up to 200mph.London-based photographer Wi...
2019-06-15 23:00

ZF Introduces New 2-Speed Transmission For Electric Cars Vehicles with the new 2-speed drive consume less energy, which in turn extends range by up to five percent when compared to a one-speed unit. Shifts take place at 70 kmph....
2019-07-17 15:16

Mulgari pays homage to BMW M cars with Icon03 British tuner's take on the M240i coupé reduces weight and packs performance-enhancing modifications British design house Mulgari has unveiled the limited-edition Icon03, a restyled and retuned version of the BMW M240i coupé. Rebuilt, painted and tr...
2019-06-06 18:16

HONDA'S HENIO ARCANGELI: Cars matter Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the automobile division at American Honda Motor Co., is focused on rebuilding the Acura brand and restoring a car culture in America....
2019-06-16 14:16

Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on the part of the auto industry....
2019-05-22 19:16

Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year News 10 Jul, 2019 UK’s million or so company car users will escape Benefit-in-Kind tax if they have an electric car in the 2020/21 financial year...
2019-07-10 13:16

Ferrari accelerates its move into hybrid cars Ferrari presented a luxury car with a difference on Wednesday -- a hybrid model that can cruise silently through city streets on electric power as well as hitting a top speed of 340 km per hour....
2019-05-29 23:16

100% Of Citroen Cars To Be Electric Or Hybrid By 2025 The number of plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars in the world crossed the 3 million mark at the end of 2017. It went up to 5 million by the end of 2018 and is expected to go to 13 million by 2020.......
2019-07-22 21:00

'Google can change how cars are sold forever' Opinion 27 May, 2019 Google should lend it's modern retailing expertise to car manufacturers rather than building its own car, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-05-27 18:32

James Ruppert: why cash is king for used cars A 2008 Freelander 2.2 TD4 SE is tempting at £5000 Forget your PCPs, HPs and leasing. Get digging behind the sofa cushions and pick a banger Well, here's a surprise: paying up front for a car is increasingly falling out of favour with UK drivers, a...
2019-07-23 13:16

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal Analysis of EU commission figures found diesel cars clean up going at ‘snail’s pace’More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Dieselgate emissions test cheating scandal are still on the road four years later.It will probably take ...
2019-05-29 01:16

NFC-enabled Hot Wheels cars keep tabs on which is fastest Hot Wheels has done a lot over the past few years to reinvent itself as a brand that's more than just little die-cast cars. We've seen remote control vehicles, augmented reality racing and even cars you build yourself. Now the brand's ...
2019-06-14 15:48

All electric cars to have pedestrian warning noise The new law will make EVs safer to drive in cities New rules coming into force today dictate that EVs with at least four wheels must make a noise under 12mph New rules coming into force today (1 July) dictate that all new fully electric vehicles m...
2019-07-01 14:16

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new challenge: tackling passenger boredom....
2019-06-14 14:32

Help Us Spot the Incredible Cars in This Kansas Junkyard While driving my $500 Postal Jeep through rural Kansas on my way back to Michigan from Utah, I wound up in heaven without even having to crash my Jeep into a giant rusty fireball. That’s because heaven was right off of U.S. 24 near the small, roughly...
2019-05-21 22:48

Best lease deals of the week: Electric cars With ever-increasing ranges and rapidly improving charging infrastructure, an EV makes a lot of sense - and even more so on a lease deal Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell...
2019-05-22 10:32