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Audi will now rent you an R8 supercar for $1195 per day – The Verge

Monday, April 27, 2015

Audi has just launched its “Audi on demand” service as a pilot program in San Francisco, which offers a variety of Audi models to rent on a per-day basis, up to 28 days at a time. Even more interesting, though, is how they’re doing it: starting, locking, and unlocking the cars all takes place through a smartphone app, with a digital key card as a backup option (you don’t want to…

BMW eviscerated in crash at end of high-speed chase in Fort Collins – FOX31 Denver

Monday, April 27, 2015

A picture on Sunday night shows what’s left of a BMW that took Larimer County deputies on a high speed chase Sunday morning. To sum it up: Not much. The crash took the life of a still-unidentified 20-year-old man. And the damage was so extensive that deputies initially had no idea how many people were in the silver sedan after the crash, which took place around 12:30 a.m. The chase…

BMW eviscerated in crash at end of high speed chase in Fort Collins – FOX31 Denver

Monday, April 27, 2015

A picture on Sunday night shows what’s left of a BMW that took Larimer County deputies on a high speed chase Sunday morning. To sum it up: Not much. The crash took the life of a still-unidentified 20-year-old man. And the damage was so extensive that deputies initially had no idea how many people were in the silver sedan after the crash, which took place around 12:30 a.m. The chase…

Project Cars trailer showcases multiplayer features, looks nice – PC Gamer

Monday, April 27, 2015

You can tell Project Cars is releasing soon because there have been a lot of trailers lately. This latest one is focused on the game’s multiplayer offerings, but it’s really just another excuse to look at shiny cars and nice weather effects, all in 60 frames per-second.  After a number of delays Project Cars is finally releasing on May 8 and will definitely not be delayed. You can even run it in 12K if you…

Greg Hardy’s Bentley abandoned in high water in Dallas – WFAA

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A Bentley belonging to controversial Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy was found abandoned in high water in Dallas Friday. Rebecca Lopez reports.

Greg Hardy’s Bentley abandoned in high water in Dallas – WFAA

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A Bentley belonging to controversial Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy was found abandoned in high water in Dallas Friday. Rebecca Lopez reports.

Duggan: Low-cost auto insurance on the way for Detroit – Detroit Free Press

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Buy Photo Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan seen during the Detroit Economic Club’s Big Four luncheon held in the Cobo ballroom during the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.(Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo Discounted car insurance — just for Detroiters? Mayor Mike Duggan pledged today he’d make it happen. More than a year after Duggan first proposed creating low-cost car insurance…

Greg Hardy has to abandon his Bentley on a flooded street – NBCSports.com

Saturday, April 25, 2015

When it rains, it pours. Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy capped off a memorable first full week of work in Dallas by having to abandon his Bentley when flood-waters rose around it. According to WFAA, the Bentley was ditched near the intersection of Interstate 35 and Continental Avenue. Hardy returned to take some personal items from the car, but declined comment on anything to the news crew, before leaving in a white…

Drivers Love the Tech That’ll Soon Power Self-Driving Cars – Wired

Saturday, April 25, 2015

We’re still a few years from having cars that drive themselves at least some of the time, but automakers offer adaptive cruise control, automatic collision avoidance, lane keeping, and other systems crucial to building consumer confidence in autonomous technology. The good news for those working overtime to take our hands off the steering wheel is people love this stuff. A J.D. Power survey found the automotive features consumers like best are…

Audi TT – car review – The Guardian

Saturday, April 25, 2015

On the second day with the Audi TT, we had an argument about a balloon. With my mother holding it, in the passenger seat, I couldn’t see out of the wing mirror. With either of the miniatures in the back holding it, I couldn’t see out of the rear-view. So I put it in the boot, with the boy shouting, “If you burst that, I will kill you,” and me…

Dear Doug: Please Explain BMW’s Ridiculous Naming Scheme – Jalopnik

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Good afternoon, everyone! Today is Friday, the week is over, and that means it’s time for Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly automotive column where I tackle some of the least pressing automotive concerns of our day. Letters to Doug is not a unique club that you aren’t allowed to join unless you have a CarMax Range Rover. On the contrary: you, too, can participate by sending me a letter…

Drivers Love the Tech That’ll Soon Power Self-Driving Cars – Wired

Saturday, April 25, 2015

We’re still a few years from having cars that drive themselves at least some of the time, but automakers offer adaptive cruise control, automatic collision avoidance, lane keeping, and other systems crucial to building consumer confidence in autonomous technology. The good news for those working overtime to take our hands off the steering wheel is people love this stuff. A J.D. Power survey found the automotive features consumers like best are…

Dear Doug: Please Explain BMW’s Ridiculous Naming Scheme – Jalopnik

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Good afternoon, everyone! Today is Friday, the week is over, and that means it’s time for Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly automotive column where I tackle some of the least pressing automotive concerns of our day. Letters to Doug is not a unique club that you aren’t allowed to join unless you have a CarMax Range Rover. On the contrary: you, too, can participate by sending me a letter…

Delivery Drivers Can Now Leave Packages in Your Parked Audi – Wired

Friday, April 24, 2015

Ordering stuff online is awesome. No waiting in line, no parking lots, and no dealing with weird people at the mall. Missing your shipment because the carrier didn’t feel comfortable leaving it on your doorstep? That sucks. That’s why Audi, Amazon and shipper DHL have partnered up to allow delivery drivers to put parcels right in your car—as long as it’s an Audi, and parked at your house. By issuing…

Audi to Test Plan to Deliver Amazon Packages to Drivers’ Trunks – New York Times

Thursday, April 23, 2015

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Audi to Test Plan to Deliver Amazon Packages to Drivers’ Trunks – New York Times

Thursday, April 23, 2015

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Audi to Test Plan to Deliver Amazon Packages to Drivers’ Trunks – New York Times

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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The 9 most interesting cars (and goggles) from Shanghai’s auto show – The Verge

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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The 9 most interesting cars (and goggles) from Shanghai’s auto show – The Verge

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Daniel Radcliffe, Bill Paxton to Star in ‘Grand Theft Auto’ Drama – Variety

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

LONDON — Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton are to star in TV movie “Game Changer,” which tells the story of the guys behind the videogame “Grand Theft Auto” and those who sought to muzzle it. The BBC has greenlit the 90-minute drama, which focuses on a bunch of British gaming geniuses centered around Sam Houser (Radcliffe). For those who do not know, “Grand Theft Auto” offers gamers the chance to…