Ever dream of legally drag racing along the iconic Woodward Avenue? Thanks to Dodge and TEN: The Enthusiast Network, "Roadkill Nights" will take over the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan, for the second time, giving enthusiasts a chance to see straight-line beasts like the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon in action, or bring their own machinery along to take a crack at it themselves. http://bit.ly/2teWuJm
Industry analysts say that investors who are buying into companies with green ratings may actually not be getting what they think they're paying for. According to Reuters, the various ratings systems can give wildly different scores to the exact same company, depending on the weighting applied to various factors. http://reut.rs/2tNDdvo
A spill at Ford's Ohio Assembly Plant near Avon, OH (just west of Cleveland), has discharged some 5,000 gallons of e-coat primer, an unknown quantity of which has ended up in Lake Erie, a local newspaper reports. The water-based, environmentally friendly primer is not regarded as dangerous to humans and isn't considered a water pollutant. Employees and local authorities have been attempting to address the spill since it began on Saturday, when it was believed to be contained to the plant property. http://bit.ly/2tNYzZR
Jaguar's new 296-horsepower twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinder is the latest in the company's Ingenium range of inline engines, which is expected to be expanded with six-cylinder variants over the course of the next two years. In the XE sport sedan, it can achieve acceleration as quick as 5.2 seconds to 60 mph while returning as much as 28 mpg on the highway in all-wheel-drive models. http://bit.ly/2td3WV5
Following a leak, BMW has introduced the brand-new 2018 X3. Under the evolutionary sheet metal lies BMW's newest vehicle architecture, and more tech features than ever before. Built in the USA, the third-gen X3 will go on sale in the coming months.
BMW is again recalling its M760i over an oil leak. This time, 206 examples of Bimmer's flagship sedan are affected in the United States. The 601-horsepower V12 might leak oil on the front brakes, which can cause a crash.
The star of the Mercedes-Benz stand at this fall's Frankfurt Auto Show will be an all-electric hatchback concept, according to Green Car Reports. Like many of its rivals, the Stuttgart-based company is planning on launching a full lineup of battery-powered models in the coming years.
Red Bull Racing pilot Daniel Ricciardo took first place in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix by steering clear of the Vettel-Hamilton rivalry. "After all the chaos and the red flag I felt that a podium was in reach, but then once Lewis had to pit and Seb had the penalty I knew the win was possible," he said. Second place went to Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, while third went to Williams' Lance Stroll.