Most Bentleys indulge their owners with champagne buckets and neck warmers. The GT3-R does it with a ?Sport? mode that won't upshift until the engine hits 6,300 RPM. The post Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputation With a $337K Beast appeared first on WIRED.
Sales managers and representatives of Fiat, Chrysler Automobiles , have been charged to seek out new opportunities on the wake of economic downturn in Ghana and Africa to grow the Group's brands. "Through crisis there is an opportunity to grow," Salvatore Leotta, FCA Sales Area Manager told key sales persons who converged at Tanink Headquarters at Tema Community 12, venue for the historic two-day commercial training course.
Folding bikes are a compromise. They’re a breeze to store in a studio apartment or at an office. They’re easy to take on public transportation, and you don’t have to leave them outside and trust your U-lock will deter thieves. For all that versatility, the ride quality typically suffers—tiny wheels and uneven weight distribution make […] The post The Urban Bike You Fold Up With a Kick of Your Leg appeared first on WIRED.
The Dodge Durango, Dodge Journey and JeepA Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel were each named winners in this year's Active Lifestyle Vehicle awards. More than 100 athletes and outdoor enthusiasts from around the country who participate in sports, such as marathon running, bicycling, soccer and kayaking, evaluated and judged new vehicles in the 10 award categories in this unique competition.
It seems that oddly designed crossovers are striking the right nerve for buyers, with our best examples being the sales success in the US of the Jeep Cherokee and in Europe of the Citroen C4 Cactus. The latter seems to be doing so well - Europeans are also crazed about subcompact and compact crossovers/SUVs - that a report coming from Spain's La Tribuna de Automocion claims the French automaker is ready to increase the model's production.
What It Is: Ford's Explorer three-row crossover, caught wearing camo over its refreshed-for-2016 nose and tuchus. Why It Matters: Nearly every other crossover and SUV in Ford's lineup has been significantly redesigned or updated since 2013 - see Escape , Edge , and Expedition - and now it's the Explorer's turn.
Lufthansa Systems is testing a plastic screen that goes in front of whatever the passenger's watching, allowing airlines to circumvent a cumbersome testing process. The post This Seat-Back Screen Lets Airlines Swap in the Latest Tablet Tech appeared first on WIRED.
Not only do response times matter way less than we think they do, focusing on getting to those in need at full speed can make things worse. The post Hey Dubai: A 160 MPH Ambulance May Not Be a Great Idea appeared first on WIRED.