10 German Vehicles NOT Built in Germany

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10 German Vehicles NOT Built in Germany
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Cultural stereotypes aside, Germany is known for its advanced technology, engineering prowess and top-quality manufacturing. The land of beer, bratwurst and BMW is especially famed for its automobiles, which are renowned the world over for their driving dynamics and Autobahn-proven performance. Continue Reading...

Bill Gates’ Porsche 911 Turbo Heading to Dorotheum Auction

Bill Gates’ Porsche 911 Turbo Heading to Dorotheum Auction
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Bill Gates has quite the history with his Porsche collection in his younger years, including a high-speed excursion in New Mexico that got him arrested and photographed for his infamous mugshot. Continue Reading...

Drive-Thru Hotel Lobby Lets You Check In Without Getting Out Of Your Car

Drive-Thru Hotel Lobby Lets You Check In Without Getting Out Of Your Car
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We already enjoy the benefits of drive-thru restaurants, bank machines, even funeral homes. For people who hate getting out of their cars, you’ll be happy to hear about the drive-thru lobby at the Interalpen Hotel in Austria. To check into your room for the night, you just drive right into the lobby. The Interalpen Hotel,… Continue Reading...

KTM Improves On Original X-Bow With New X-Bow R

KTM Improves On Original X-Bow With New X-Bow R
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KTM has expanded their X-Bow line of models by adding the newly released X-Bow R alongside their current X-Bow Clubsport and X-Bow Street models. KTM describes the X-Bow R as a result of “further development” of their sports car, outfitting it with an Audi-sourced 2.0L TFSI power plant that pushes out 300-hp and 295 ft-lbs… Continue Reading...

Volvo Hypermiling Challenge Sets Goal To Cover 850 Miles On A Single Tank Of Diesel, But Failed

Volvo Hypermiling Challenge Sets Goal To Cover 850 Miles On A Single Tank Of Diesel, But Failed
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Two intrepid travelers set out to make the run from Marlow, U.K. to Mayrhofen, Austria on just one tank of fuel, using a Volvo V50 wagon. This particular V50 example is a European market model, which features a 1.6-liter, diesel engine. Their task was to use hypermiling techniques to cover the distance between Volvo cars… Continue Reading...

Magna Founder Frank Stronach Given $1 Billion Severance Package

Magna Founder Frank Stronach Given $1 Billion Severance Package
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Auto parts maganate Frank Stronach, who founded Magna International Inc. is being given a $1 billion dollar golden parachute for him to exit the giant corporation he founded in 1957. Stronach is something of a folk hero in Canada, where Magna is based. A penniless immigrant from Austria, Stronach founded the company and grew it… Continue Reading...