Math proves big tire sidewalls are better for the planet

[ad_1] Many car owners prefer low-profile tires and big wheels for their look, but this Engineering Explained video shows that this can be an extreme case of style over substance. Host Jason Fenske declares that, in a way, big tire sidewalls could help save the planet. The video focuses specifically on how wheel-and-tire choice can […]

EV startup Canoo goes public with Nasdaq listing

[ad_1] Canoo is the latest electric vehicle startup in the United States to go public, with its shares starting to trade on the Nasdaq on Tuesday under ticker symbol “GOEV.” The shares opened at a price of $22.82 and at the time of writing were trading at $20.36. Canoo is thought to have received approximately […]

Infiniti’s Formula One role ends after 10 years

[ad_1] Infiniti has decided to finally pull the plug on its Formula One sponsorship program after a 10-year run. The automaker will cut ties with the sport at the end of 2020 in order to refocus its resources on renewing its aging lineup and regaining lost ground in its key markets of North America and […]

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R dropped for 2021

[ad_1] The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT lineup has seen the addition of the new GT Black Series range-topper for 2021, but it has come at the cost of the slightly tamer GT R variant, at least here in the United States. The GT R is still available elsewhere, albeit only as a coupe. It appears 2020’s […]

Aston Martin ends factory endurance racing program

[ad_1] Aston Martin announced Wednesday its exit from the World Endurance Championship, where it had competed in the GTE class with a race car based on its Vantage sports car. It means Aston Martin will no longer be competing in endurance racing directly, though it will still offer GT race cars based on the Vantage […]

Elon Musk said he tried to get Apple to buy Tesla

[ad_1] Apple may be reviving its “Project Titan” electric-car program, but the tech giant had another chance to get into the car business. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Tuesday that he once tried to sell Tesla to Apple. “During the darkest days of the Model 3 program, I reached out to [Apple CEO] Tim […]