Awkward: GM may get into the ridesharing game, despite partnerships with Lyft & Uber

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV added to Maven car- and ride-sharing fleet in Los Angeles, CaliforniaIn January 2016, General Motors announced a major partnership with Lyft–like, $500 million major. Before the year was through, GM had revealed that it was developing a fleet of self-driving taxis with Lyft; that it would rent cars to wannabe Lyft drivers on the cheap; and, weirdly, that it would do the same for would-be drivers at Lyft’s biggest…

Via: http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1112228_awkward-gm-may-get-into-the-ridesharing-game-despite-partnerships-with-lyft-uber

Electric VW Microbus driven, Bolt EV challenges, how HCCI works: Today’s Car News

Volkswagen ID Buzz electric bus concept with 1964 VW MicrobusToday, we’ve got details on the super-efficient Mazda SkyActiv-X engine, a Bolt EV cop car, the future Fisker EMotion unveiling, and lots on the Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Microbus. All this and more on Green Car Reports. This weekend was all about the Volkswagen ID Buzz, the reincarnated VW Microbus that’s all-electric and coming in 2022. Oh…

Via: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1112195_electric-vw-microbus-driven-bolt-ev-challenges-how-hcci-works-todays-car-news

Electric VW Microbus driven, Bolt EV challenges, how HCCI works, : Today’s Car News

Volkswagen ID Buzz electric bus concept with 1964 VW MicrobusToday, we’ve got details on the super-efficient Mazda SkyActiv-X engine, a Bolt EV cop car, the future Fisker Emotion unveiling, and lots on the Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Microbus. All this and more on Green Car Reports. This weekend was all about the Volkswagen ID Buzz, the reincarnated VW Microbus that’s all-electric and coming in 2022. Oh…

Via: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1112195_electric-vw-microbus-driven-bolt-ev-challenges-how-hcci-works-todays-car-news

It will take $1.5 million to turn your Lamborghini into a Kode 0

Kode 0 Lamborghini Aventador by Ken OkuyamaKen Okuyama is a very busy designer. The former Pininfarina draftsman has been working on some car designs of his own when he’s not crafting trains and sunglasses, according to Jalopnik. His latest creation is an imaginative take on the Lamborghini Aventador, which he calls the Kode 0. Just five examples of the Kode 0 are planned to be built, and…

Via: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1112206_it-will-take-1-5-million-to-turn-your-lamborghini-into-a-kode-0

Chevy Bolt EV: looking at electric car’s long-term challenges

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EVThe electric car that became the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV reset industry norms overnight when it was unveiled as a concept car at the 2015 Detroit auto show. The most important parts wasn’t the car’s shape, or its interior space, or hatchback configuration: it was the combination of price (below $40,000 before incentives) and range (200 miles or…

Via: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1112227_chevy-bolt-ev-looking-at-electric-cars-long-term-challenges

VW brings back the bus, Pebble Beach, 2018 Porsche Cayenne: Car News Headlines

Volkswagen ID Buzz at PebbleVolkswagen has announced plans to bring back the bus, albeit with electric power. Previewed by the ID Buzz concept, the new bus is set to be part of the German automaker’s family of electric cars. Expect a driving range of over 200 miles when the bus hits dealers in 2022. Monterey Car week consumed headlines over the past week, and there’s a…

Via: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1112216_vw-brings-back-the-bus-pebble-beach-2018-porsche-cayenne-car-news-headlines

VW brings back the bus, Pebble Beach, 2018 Porsche Cayenne: Car News Headlines

Volkswagen ID Buzz at PebbleVolkswagen has announced plans to bring back the bus, albeit with electric power. Previewed by the ID Buzz concept, the new bus is set to be part of the German automaker’s family of electric cars. Expect a driving range of over 200 miles when the bus hits dealers in 2022. Monterey Car week consumed headlines over the past week, and there’s a…

Via: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1112216_vw-brings-back-the-bus-pebble-beach-2018-porsche-cayenne-car-news-headlines

China’s Great Wall is ready to purchase Jeep from Fiat Chrysler

Great Wall of China (via Wikimedia)Last week, we learned that after a series of awkward courtships, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles might’ve finally found a partner. Now, we know who that partner is: China’s Great Wall. However, there are a couple of noteworthy caveats. First, for reasons that we discussed a week ago, Great Wall isn’t interested in partnering so much as buying…

Via: http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1112224_chinas-great-wall-is-ready-to-purchase-jeep-from-fiat-chrysler

First US street-legal McLaren F1 sells for whopping $15.6M

McLaren F1 sold for $15.6 millionWhen we caught wind of the first U.S. street-legal McLaren F1 for sale, we said there wouldn’t be enough time for all of us to collectively scrape our change together. Since the auction has concluded, that statement rings truer than we first imagined. Why? Because this special McLaren F1 has become the most expensive example ever sold with a final…

Via: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1112220_first-us-street-legal-mclaren-f1-sells-for-whopping-15-6m