Porsche to announce departure from WEC LMP1 class

Porsche is expected to announce within the next 24 hours that it intends to abandon its LMP1 campaign in the FIA World Endurance Championship, sportscar365 reports, following a Wednesday meeting to determine the fate of the program. Porsche's departure would leave Toyota as the sole team in the class, which would likely result in the Japanese automaker retiring as well.


BMW 8 Series spied on the Ring

BMW will soon dust off the old 8 Series nameplate for an all-new flagship coupe. Filling the void left by the departed 6 Series coupe, the new 8 Series is expected to make its market introduction in 2018.


Waze now available via Android Auto

Google's smartphone integration platform is now compatible with Waze, the popular navigation app featuring crowd-sourced traffic information. Owners of compatible phones and vehicles will be able to operate Waze via voice commands and factory entertainment interfaces.