Cars
Jul 24

FOX Sports to televise 23 hours of Barrett-Jackson coverage from Reno

(Photo: Todd Oren/Getty Images)

FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and the National Geographic Channel will have 23 hours of LIVE coverage over the course of three days from the 2014 auction in , Nev. (Photo: Todd Oren/Getty Images)

FOX Sports will deliver 23 hours of LIVE coverage across the FOX family of networks for the Second Annual Hot August Nights Auction presented by Barrett-Jackson in Reno, Nev.

All of the glamour and action will get underway on Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.

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Jul 23

Edmunds Team Sets Coast-To-Coast Driving Record For Electric Cars

The team averaged a speed of 49.5 mph. (Photo: Tesla)

The team averaged a speed of 49.5 mph. (Photo: )

There’s a new coast-to-coast driving record, but it’s not so fast.

A team from Edmunds.com drove a Tesla Model S from the Los Angeles metro area to New York City in 67 hours, 21 minutes, beating Tesla’s own cross-country mark for electric of 76 hours, 5 minutes, set earlier this year.

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Jul 21

2015 Mustang Inspired By F-35 Fighter Jet To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

This 2015 Ford Mustang is styled after a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. (Photo: Ford)

This 2015 Ford is styled after a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. (Photo: Ford)

The F-35 may have just gotten approval to fly, but this one’s designed to stay on the ground.

A Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet-themed 2015 Ford Mustang GT will be auctioned off on July 31 at the annual Gathering of Eagles charity event held in conjunction with the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wis.

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Jul 20

Movie Legend, Car Guy James Garner Dies At 86

James Garner starred in the hit 1966 auto racing film "Grand Prix." (Photo: MGM)

starred in the hit 1966 auto racing film “Grand Prix.” (Photo: MGM)

Hollywood lost one of its truly great actors Saturday with the passing of James Garner at age 86.

Perhaps the best description of Garner came from the New York Times, where it was written, “He was most at home as an iconoclast, a flawed or unlikely hero.”

Indeed.

But Garner was also a serious car guy.

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Jul 20

Radical Hydrogen-Electric Car Hits The Road

With a 120 kilowatt-hour flow-cell, Quant claims a range of 372 miles or more. (Photo: Quant)

With a 120 kilowatt-hour flow-cell, claims a range of 372 miles or more. (Photo: )

So many companies claim to have developed the future of road car propulsion that those making genuine strides run the risk of being ignored. Luckily, German firm Quant is avoiding such a fate, as its innovative ‘flow-cell’-powered vehicle has just been approved for real-world testing by the German TÜV safety body.

The Quant e-Sportlimousine was first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show back in March, powered by what the company called ‘nanoFLOWCELL’ technology. In essence, flow-cells combine characteristics of a traditional battery, and fuel cells. Electrolyte fluid is circulated around two cells mounted side-by-side. Between these cells is a membrane that allows electrons to pass through. The electrical current generated from this flow of electrons can be used to power a vehicle—and that’s exactly how the e-Sportlimousine works.

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