• $10,000 champagne bottle cooler? Only in a Bentley

  • Scion was Toyota’s lost generation

  • Obama preparing ‘larger speech’ on $10 per barrel oil tax

  • Ford of Europe to restructure model lineup, cut workforce

  • MotorWeek checks out two sides of the ’90s Japanese car scene

  • Facing Bolt and Tesla, Nissan running out of time to keep EV leadership

  • Autoblog Minute: Toyota kills Scion, Obama’s gas tax

  • VW and Audi recall Tiguan and Q5 to replace Takata inflators

  • Report Claims Crash Test Troubles Behind Alfa Romeo Giulia Delay

  • Super Bowl 50: Watch Every Car Ad from the Big Game!

  • First Dawn from Rolls-Royce raises $750k in charity auction

  • 1957 Ferrari 335S sells for $34.9M, still not most expensive Ferrari ever sold

  • Takata posts profit despite broadening airbag scandal

  • They’re Real, and They’re Spectacular: All 18 Seinfeld Porsches, VWs Heading to Auction

$10,000 champagne bottle cooler? Only in a Bentley

Filed under: Bentley, Car Buying, Sedan, LuxuryBentley’s Mulliner customization division has introduced a whole range of options for the Flying Spur, including a mini-fridge that fits between the rear seats and costs $10,135.Continue reading $10,000 ch…

Scion was Toyota’s lost generation

Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Scion, ToyotaWe analyze the week’s events with a focus on the closing of Scion.Continue reading Scion was Toyota’s lost generationScion was Toyota’s lost generation originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 06 Feb 20…

Obama preparing ‘larger speech’ on $10 per barrel oil tax

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, United StatesPresident Obama says he will likely give a longer speech on his proposal to impose a $10-per-barrel tax on oil. He first proposed the idea this week.Continue reading Obama prep…

Ford of Europe to restructure model lineup, cut workforce

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Ford, EuropeAfter returning to profitability, Ford of Europe is undertaking sweeping changes, reconfiguring its product lineup and slashing its workforce.Continue reading Ford of Europe to rest…

MotorWeek checks out two sides of the ’90s Japanese car scene

Filed under: Aftermarket, Videos, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Coupe, Crossover, Classics, PerformanceMotorWeek explores the breadth of Japanese cars in the ’90s with video reviews of a tuned Mazda RX-7 and Nissan 300ZX and a clip about the 1997 Honda CR-V.Co…

Facing Bolt and Tesla, Nissan running out of time to keep EV leadership

Filed under: Green, Nissan, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, ElectricJanuary sales slump for the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle continues where last year left off.Continue reading Facing Bolt and Tesla, Nissan running out of time to keep EV leadershipFacing Bolt…

Autoblog Minute: Toyota kills Scion, Obama’s gas tax

Filed under: Green, Videos, Autoblog Minute, Auto News RecapsSenior Editor Greg Migliore recaps the week in automotive news on this edition of Autoblog Minute.Continue reading Autoblog Minute: Toyota kills Scion, Obama’s gas taxAutoblog Minute: Toyota …

VW and Audi recall Tiguan and Q5 to replace Takata inflators

Filed under: Recalls, Audi, Volkswagen, Safety, Crossover, LuxuryVW and Audi will recall the 2015 Tiguan and Q5 to replace the Takata side airbag inflators. There’s one report of an injury in a Tiguan.Continue reading VW and Audi recall Tiguan and Q5 t…

Report Claims Crash Test Troubles Behind Alfa Romeo Giulia Delay

Although the 4C sports car marked Alfa Romeo’s return to North America (notwithstanding the ultra-limited-production 8C Competizione coupe and 8C Spider of a few years earlier), it is the Giulia sedan that really is tasked with reestablishing the brand’s presence here. Alfa has been somewhat vague in discussing timing for the all-new model, but at […]

Super Bowl 50: Watch Every Car Ad from the Big Game!

Last year’s Super Bowl saw a decline in automotive advertising, with only nine scheduled for the Big Game. In hindsight, that doesn’t seem like a misstep, given how 2015 shattered car-sales records, the automakers made out okay avoiding big-budget ads and expensive airtime. Of course, we car fans missed the extra dash of automotive goodness during the Super Bowl, […]

First Dawn from Rolls-Royce raises $750k in charity auction

Filed under: Rolls-Royce, Auctions, Convertible, LuxuryA hedge fund manager placed the winning bid of $750,000 for the privilege of buying the first new Rolls-Royce Dawn convertible during a charity auction in Florida on Saturday.Continue reading First…

Takata posts profit despite broadening airbag scandal

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, SafetyTakata posted significantly higher quarterly profits this year, but its airbag inflator scandal continued to grow.Continue reading Takata posts profit despite broadening airbag scandalTakata posts profit despite …

They’re Real, and They’re Spectacular: All 18 Seinfeld Porsches, VWs Heading to Auction

At first there were three, now there are 18—that’s the total number of Porsches (and Volkswagens) Jerry Seinfeld has consigned to the Gooding & Company auction at Amelia Island next month. Besides releasing the full list of cars the actor, comedian, and noted Porsche-head plans to part with, Gooding & Co. also shared photos of the cars. […]