Spend The Next 10 Minutes Listening To A Cadillac Race Car’s V8 Scream

Screenshot: 19Bozzy92 on YouTube Cadillac’s 5.5-liter V8-powered hybrid LMDh race car made its debut just over a year ago at the 2023 running of the 24 Hours of Daytona. While Acura won that day, Cadillac wasn’t far behind with a car on the podium, and by the end of the season, the Whelen Engineering Racing … Read more

BMW i3 Drivers Hit With $30,000 Repair Bills After Batteries Go Bad

The big argument in favor of electric vehicles is that, in the long run, they’re cheaper than their gas-powered counterparts. Sure, they might be more expensive to buy, but you’ll save a ton of money in maintenance and won’t need to pay for gas anymore. However, some BMW i3 drivers have found this week that … Read more

Weekend News Roundup February 17, 2024

Loads of people feel skittish on the job and can be spooked by the slightest noise, but if you’re that kind of person it’s maybe not a good idea to have a career that lets you loose on the streets with a loaded weapon. Something Florida cops are likely to consider after video emerged this … Read more

I Can’t Believe I Have To Say This, But 80s Cars Are Good

It could be argued that the 1980s was the greatest decade of automotive production for enthusiasts. Unlike today, manufacturers all around the world were developing street versions of racing cars, compact sports machines, hot hatchbacks, a cadre of analog machines capable of stirring your emotions. Moreover these cars were aimed at appeasing the everyman’s desires … Read more

BMW Owner Suing Dealer Who Denied Her A Loaner Vehicle Because Of Her Service Dog

A dealership may be on the hook for a nice chunk of change for denying a loaner to a customer. Automotive News reports a customer is suing a Southern California dealership over not giving her a loaner vehicle because she has a service dog. BMW 3T Electric Gravel Bike | Jalopnik Reviews The incident happened … Read more

BMW Boss Says The Manual Transmission Is Going Away For Good Sooner Rather Than Later

You better act fast if you want a new car with a manual – especially a BMW. In an interview with Italian-language magazine Quattroruote, Frank Weber, a BMW board member, said the days of row-your-own BMW manual transmissions are numbered. 2024 BMW XM Label | Jalopnik First Drive “It’s over,” Weber told the Italian outlet. … Read more

Tesla’s Charging Takeover Is Complete

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, February 13, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Electric Car Charging Still Sucks, But That Might Change 1st Gear: Stellantis Adding Tesla Charger In 2026, Now … Read more

Mini Is Making Car Ads Fun Again

Mini recently unveiled its next-generation F66 Cooper and though I am already a Mini fanboy, when the latest Mini ad campaign came up on my Instagram feed, it genuinely excited me. Car ads used to be funny, irreverent, and bold, but modern car ads seem to have migrated into the realm of serious, stodgy and … Read more

Elon Musk Could Move Tesla Out Of Delaware After Court Blocks His Massive Pay Pack

Happy Friday! It’s February 2, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Walter Isaacson On Elon Musk(s) 1st Gear: Could Tesla Move To Texas? After a Delaware court ruled that Elon … Read more

We’re cheering from sidelines for India to rise more: Thomas Girst, Global head of cultural engagement, BMW Group

As a thriving democracy, India should do more for contemporary art, as it’s critical and political, said Thomas Girst, global head of cultural engagement at BMW Group. He is in the country for ‘India Art Fair 2024’, in which the auto giant is the principal partner. In a conversation with ET’s Krishnaraj Singh Jasana, he … Read more