New rental car company Silvercar will rent you any car you want, as long as it is a silver Audi A4. They want to be the iTunes of rental cars, blah blah blah..... At least they picked a decent car to base their business around.
Hydraulic hybrids are the new thing for UPS. The company is going to introduce 40 of the big brown trucks in the Baltimore and Atlanta markets. "Instead of storing energy in a battery, hydraulic hybrids use a high-pressure accumulator that’s capable of running the vehicle with the engine off."
A 240GL sink for you, as seen on Giz
A battery powered former Lotus Exige set the British electric land speed record at 151 mph. This is for a standing mile. The "Nemesis" is powered by two 125kw electric motors (336bhp) but performance is limited by the 200kg battery pack.
The new Audi Golf.....err I mean VW Golf GTI. Must be the R8's illegitimate child.
Must everything have a holiday tie in? Is nothing sacred anymore? Why God, why?
Was on Governor's Island today in NYC and saw an abandoned lot filled with these Daihatsu Hijets. There must have been about 20 of them just rusting away. Such a shame, they seem like could be fun little truck. At least someone already had a good time chopping the top off of one of the little guys.