Navigation Comes to Pocket Bikes

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 08, 2016 at 5:53 AM

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “NHTSA does not define the terms ‘motor scooter,’ ‘moped,’ ‘pocket bike,’ ‘mini-chopper,’ ‘mini-ninja,’ or any other terms of this nature that may be used for the purpose of marketing motorcycles and motor driven cycles.

Autonomy and Baidu . . .?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - September 07, 2016 at 5:29 AM

Last week Baidu USA announced that it has received an Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Teens and Driving

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 31, 2016 at 5:02 AM

According to Chevrolet, this past month in the U.S., more than 360,000 teens became eligible for a restricted driver’s license.

Electrically Improving Powertrains

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 29, 2016 at 5:43 AM

The good news about downsized powertrains is that they can provide greatly improved fuel efficiency compared to larger engines. The not-so-good news for many drivers of cars with these smaller engines under the hood is that they can lack performance.

How Fast Can a Motorcycle Go?

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 25, 2016 at 5:30 AM

While we’ve noted that the Bloodhound SSC is being prepared to run for a land speed record, it is worth noting that Triumph Motorcycles has announced that next month it plans to run for a record at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

Car and Concept

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 24, 2016 at 5:18 AM

This is the Lamborghini Centenario Roadster that was introduced this past weekend at “The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering” in Carmel, California.

Box Full of Soul

By: Gary S. Vasilash - August 23, 2016 at 5:33 AM

Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and executive vice president, Kia Motors America, makes an interesting observation about things of a boxy nature—vehicles of a boxy configuration, that is.