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The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars

Once again, the legendary and iconic Volkswagen Beetle has gone out of production. I say once again, because, depending on how you qualify things, this will be the third ...

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars

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Volkswagen Wins Copyright Battle Against Daughter of the Designer of the Original Beetle in Confusing Decision A decision by the 9th Civil Division of the Landgericht Braunschweig (a German court) on June 19th has decreed that the daughter of Erwin Komenda, the designer of the original Volkswagen Beetle, is not entitled to any compensation from the alleged us...
16:00, 06/22/2019

The (Mostly) Non-Beetle Cars of the Streets of Puebla, the VW Beetle's Final Home I was just down in Puebla, Mexico, visiting the Volkswagen factory there (I’ll explain that more soon), and while there I found some time to explore and be your eyes, ears, and, if no one is looking, tongue, to experience the cars on the streets of P...
03:34, 06/21/2019

Saying goodbye to the Volkswagen Beetle A new Beetle costs much less than one of those beach huts VW’s venerable icon has today gone out of production with no replacement lined up (yet). We drive a current version and reflect on the Beetle’s impact Hippies. Herbie. The love bug. A vas...
18:34, 07/10/2019

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in......
04:34, 07/11/2019

From Nazis to Hippies: It’s The End of the Road for the Volkswagen Beetle (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight...
16:34, 07/10/2019

Your Ridiculously Awesome Volkswagen Beetle Wallpaper Is Here I wouldn’t usually pick a parking lot as a wallpaper-worthy backdrop, but there is something about this slot-mag equipped Beetle really caught my eye. For one thing, it’s a gorgeous shade of blue, and for another, the lighting is spectacular. This is...
22:34, 05/19/2019

Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happ Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happened back in 2003. I’ll have more to say on this later, but for now, enjoy the strange, bulbous, slightly drug-trippy way they portrayed the Beetle in...
15:51, 07/10/2019

The Iconic Volkswagen Beetle Ends Production Volkswagen de Mexico will soon shift resources to produce a North American market-focused compact SUV that fits in the manufacturer's lineup below the Tiguan....
13:34, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
03:51, 07/11/2019

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills In a hilly outer district of Mexico City, residents still rely on the original no-frills Beetle, praising it for its affordability, reparability and dexterity at handling the area’s steep streets as the car’s modern cousin is set to cease production...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Assassin’s Creed’s Original Director Is Back With A Weird Game About Human Evolution I was sitting in an interview room asking the ever-cheerful Patrice Désilets about the controls in his first new game since 2010’s Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and he lit up....
20:34, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen Partners With Zoomcar To Provide Cars For Shared Mobility Volkswagen India has announced its partnership with self-drive rental platform Zoomcar to lease its car to customers. The automaker will be selling the Volkswagen Polo through this channel through......
13:51, 06/25/2019

World's Largest Private Collection Of Volkswagen Cars Is Up For Sale Puerto Rico is known for its sandy beaches, mofongo and Pina Coladas, but for the auto enthusiast, it is home to the largest private collection of Volkswagen cars in the world. In fact, over 170......
23:51, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen and Ford Are Teaming Up Massively on Electric and Autonomous Cars The game of catch-up gets going for real, Daimler isn’t doing so hot, and diesels are definitely not having a moment. All that and more in the Morning Shift for July 12, 2019....
20:17, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinking about them, we might as well also think about the consequences as well. Not danger, nor death, nor ...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Volkswagen zooms ahead in extension of alliance with Ford to electric, automated cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs while positioning VW as the initial winner....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Czech owners of Skoda, Volkswagen cars qualify for $23 million compensation: report A Prague district court has ruled that Czech owners of Skoda and Volkswagen cars qualify for 533 million crowns ($23.30 million) in compensation linked to VW's diesel emissions scandal, a news website reported on Wednesday....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Czech owners of Skoda, Volkswagen cars qualify for $23 million compensation, court says A Prague district court has ruled that a number of Czech owners of Skoda and Volkswagen cars qualify for 533 million crowns ($23.30 million) in compensation linked to VW's diesel emissions scandal, the ruling seen by Reuters said....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Ford, Volkswagen extend multibillion-dollar alliance to electric, automated cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Devolver's Collection Of Knock-Off Devolver Games Is Weird For The Sake Of Weird Game publisher Devolver Digital had an E3 press conference on Twitch last night after Bethesda. As usual, it was packed with weird, gory humor and send-ups of standard E3 hype culture, as well as game announcements. One of those jokes, the announceme...
19:51, 06/10/2019

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and i...
03:17, 05/25/2019

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world cultures, used by humans from the dawn of time. ...
20:34, 06/19/2019

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabil...
21:34, 05/23/2019

NASA will reveal plans for its ‘Lunar Gateway’ today, and you can watch live Despite plenty of skepticism over whether or not they can pull it off, NASA seems determined to make it back to the Moon by 2024 — or at least that’s what NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine would like everyone to believe. In any case, the...
20:17, 05/23/2019

The Gateway Protecting the Arctic's Oldest Sea Ice Has Collapsed Months Ahead of Schedule Every summer as the Arctic warms up, seasonal highways open on the ocean, allowing sea ice to migrate southward and melt. Now, satellite data is revealing that the gateway to one critical highway—the Nares Strait dividing northwest Greenland and Cana...
10:34, 06/27/2019

Facing 2024 deadline, NASA issues a report defending the Lunar Gateway Enlarge / Under some designs plans, the lunar Gateway more resembles the International Space Station than a small outpost. (credit: NASA) On Wednesday, as NASA continued to press lawmakers to support an accelerated plan to return humans to the Moo...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Lights out for VW's venerable Beetle Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line at a plant in Mexico, marking the end of the road for a widely popular car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward cros...
04:51, 07/11/2019

The Leela Hotels Dilli 32 Restaurant Serves As The Perfect Gateway To The Ancient Indian Culinary E Dilli 32 of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel serves a delightful variety of regional Indian cuisines, from Awadhi to North Indian, to Mughlai and to other provincial cuisines....
14:34, 06/27/2019

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenient rides while allowing folks with cars to make extra cash driving people around. It didn’t take long...
01:34, 05/31/2019

VW wins copyright case over Beetle design The daughter of Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who helped to create the original VW Beetle, sought compensation for the part her father's design played in the success of the venerable car over more than 70 years, particularly more recent models....
19:17, 06/21/2019

GM Claims Electric Cars Will Be the Same Price As Gas Cars 'A Lot Sooner Than People Think' GM is stepping up the bullish rhetoric on electric cars. During a conference presentation on Sunday, the company’s president, Mark Reuss, said electric cars will soon cost the same as gas cars and “reach parity a lot sooner than people think,” as rep...
17:17, 06/06/2019

Cars.com survey finds some of the most American cars in 2019 are mostly Japanese Japanese automakers Honda and Toyota built nine of the top 15 models on the list, which ranks vehicles based on where they are assembled, the origin of a car's parts and the number of Americans a company employs in the U.S....
04:17, 06/26/2019

What links a Beetle, a Darracq and a Fury? The Weekend quiz From the fastest shark to the Long Count calendar, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was photographed, for the first time, in M87?2 Who “always hated me. For what, I don’t know”?3 The Sycamore Gap tree stands in a dip in what landmark? ...
09:51, 05/25/2019

Trump administration to weaken protections for endangered beetle Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to ‘downlist’ the burying beetle, which would allow drilling in Oklahoma and nearby statesThe Trump administration plans to weaken protections for a beetle threatened by extinction from climate change, lifting r...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
04:17, 07/11/2019

I drove a $27,000 Final Edition of the VW Beetle — the icon that's been discontinued. I loved every minute I had with the car. Matt DeBord/BI The Volkswagen Beetle, created in the late 1930s as the "People's Car" and later a huge success in postwar America, has been retired. The Final Edition model is rolling out of the VW factory in Mexico. I drove a $26,890 Final Edition ...
00:51, 06/20/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
10:51, 06/07/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Big Tech's Weird Day of Reckoning It is easy to see why such reports of investigations into companies spook investors, especially given Big Tech’s unpopularity on both sides of the political aisle....
13:00, 06/04/2019

So That Bloodstained Trailer Was Weird, Right? Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Koji Igarashi’s partially Kickstarted successor to the Castlevania series, hasn’t had the smoothest ride down the road to release. After making headlines in 2015 for garnering a million dollars in a single day, the ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Weird Shoe Good? These shoes are utterly heinous, but also, I like them. You can wear them with nothing and everything; they’re so insanely busy that they’re neutral. They are my ideal aesthetic, which is chaos. The Shoe is a metaphor for the world in 2019. I want to...
02:51, 05/23/2019

A Very Weird Interaction With My Insurance Company On Wednesday, I did a short blog about a congressional hearing in which Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mentioned something many Americans go through: rationing out their healthcare and doctor’s visits because they’re on shitty insurance plans with hig...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it ...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Review: 'Toy Story 4' is Warped, Weird, and Better For It Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the franchise is back, filled with love, life lessons, and a weighty, twisted sense of humor that cuts through the sugary-sweetness....
18:17, 06/21/2019

This weird galaxy is creeping up on our Milky Way A gorgeous new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope depicts Messier 90, a spiral galaxy roughly 60 million light-years away from our own Milky Way — but getting closer....
19:34, 06/05/2019

May Day’s Weird and Wonderful Pagan Roots May 1st is an ancient Northern Hemisphere festival, now known as ‘May Day’, which traditionally marked the return of summer. It is believed that the celebrations originated in agricultural rituals intended to ensure fertility for crops, held by the a...
14:17, 05/02/2019

The 3D-Printed Gun Threat Is Getting Weird and Scary A London student was just convicted for using a 3D printer to make a gun—but not just something that looks like a gun. On Wednesday, Tendai Muswere pleaded guilty to manufacturing a lethal firearm with a 3D printer. The weapon in question resembles a...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World Flying can be an excruciating experience these days. The CEO of United Airlines recently admitted that by the time passengers sit down on his planes, they’re already “pissed at the world.” But plenty of airlines have tried to make things more fun ove...
21:34, 04/29/2019

The weird and wonderful PCs of Computex 2019 Every year Computex brings forth some truly weird and wonderful things. While there's some great tech on the show floor that's worth looking at, we couldn't help but notice a slew of rather interesting PCs being showcased at various bo...
16:34, 06/02/2019

27 weird products you can buy on Amazon (that are actually worth it) What's more fun than finding something really weird that's perfect to solve that one annoying problem? These 27 products do just that.       ...
18:17, 06/30/2019

Narwhal Genome Reveals Another Way That Narwhals Are Weird One of the most recognizable animals of the sea, the narwhal, is even more unique than their looks would suggest, according to a new study of their genetics released this week.Read more......
03:34, 05/03/2019

This Weird Panhard Is The King of Le Mans Efficiency Aerodynamic science was still something of a black art in the mid 1960s, which is why it was still a major focus of a particular highly regarded trophy at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Index of Efficiency was the second most important trophy at Le Man...
22:17, 06/16/2019

Will Smith's end-credits Aladdin rap is just as weird as we could have hoped It’s been almost exactly 20 years since Will Smith graced the music-loving world with “Wild Wild West,” inviting fans of 1999's biggest “cowboy secret agent fights a racist little person and his giant mechanical spider” movie to delight in such l...
03:17, 05/23/2019

A weird star just rapidly dimmed for a few days and we don't know why A star that’s been totally calm for at least five years just suddenly dimmed by 70 per cent over two days, and it doesn’t quite fit any of our explanations...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Weird AHL app notifications include request for $6,000 payment Of all the ways for Stewart Zimmel to gain some notoriety, this probably wasn’t one he saw coming. Zimmel is the COO of a company called HockeyTech according to his LinkedIn page, and before that, he worked for a company called Buzzer Apps. If ...
00:17, 07/11/2019

Getting Out Of Bounds In Nintendogs Makes The Puppies Act Weird Over on the popular YouTube channel Boundary Break, the latest video is about the handheld classic game, Nintendogs. While not the longest episode, getting to see how developers worked around the limits of the 3DS is very interesting. But when breaki...
20:51, 06/01/2019

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules. Read more......
02:17, 06/28/2019

Kawhi Leonard leaves Raptors in a weird spot “Enjoy this moment, and have fun with it.” That was Kawhi Leonard’s advice to Raptors fans at the team’s first championship parade in mid-June. It ended up doubling as his farewell. In the weeks that followed, Leonard would me...
04:17, 07/07/2019

Bottas: Weird how Ferrari "always" gains half a second on straights Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says it is weird how Ferrari "always" seems to gain half a second on the straights no matter the circuit layout...
15:17, 06/30/2019

We contain microbes so deeply weird they alter the very tree of life Newly discovered life forms inside our bodies profoundly affect our health – and provide a glimpse of the vast and mysterious biological "dark matter" within us...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place....
10:34, 07/10/2019

Watch a trailer for the new season of AMC's weird, wonderful Lodge 49 Quirky, offbeat comedies like Lodge 49—one of our favorite shows of 2018—feel like a rarity in this era of Serious TV, so we were pleased when AMC renewed its near-mystical story of landlocked surfer Dud (the wonderful Wyatt Russell) for a second sea...
21:51, 07/11/2019

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements...
19:34, 06/21/2019

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Recap: All’s Well That Ends Weird The third season brought all the nostalgia, gross-outs and character-driven emotion we’ve come to expect. But the ending left some lingering questions....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Couple Keeps Austin Weird By Driving Their Couch Down the Road I have discovered my new heroes, and they are the Austin, Texas couple who converted their living room couch into a vehicle—and, yes, even drove it down the street....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Speedrunners Helped Me To Better Understand The Weird Games Of My Childhood Summer Games Done Quick starts this Sunday at 11:30AM CDT and will be livestreamed on GamesDoneQuick’s Twitch Channel here. The event runs from June 23rd to the 30th and is raising money for Doctors Without Borders....
21:17, 06/23/2019

The petty, wonderful and delightfully weird rise of Horns Down The anti-Texas sign that unites the Big 12 and rivals beyond has been around for more than 60 years but really took on a life of its own over the past 12 months....
16:17, 07/12/2019

Soccer team’s celebratory stripper party got a little weird Seventh-division Spanish soccer celebrations are just as odd as you might think. After winning on Saturday to earn promotion to the sixth tier of Spanish soccer, Esportiu Llanca decided to celebrate with a stripper in the locker room. Judging by the ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Weird chromosome may have spurred evolution of thousands of songbirds Songbirds appear to have an extra chromosome in cells involved in sexual reproduction. The extra DNA could help explain why there are so many songbird species...
18:00, 04/30/2019

The weird and wonderful inner moons of Saturn revealed by Cassini Saturn has a smorgasbord of little moons. The final few orbits the Cassini spacecraft made before it disintegrated in the planet’s atmosphere allowed it to observe five of the planet’s small inner moons up close....
21:51, 04/28/2019

The ‘Stranger Things’ kids make out in Season 3 and it’s weird Warning: Mild spoilers ahead. In the first episode of “Stranger Things” Season 3, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) make out. Last season of Netflix’s hit ’80s nostalgia sci-fi show saw the two pre-teens get together, a...
13:17, 07/04/2019

World capitals of Bigfoot sightings, other weird stuff 24/7 Tempo reviewed hundreds of unofficial capitals of the world, and selected 30 that possess substantial evidence to back their titles.       ...
20:00, 07/12/2019

The Original E28 BMW M5 Really Is That Good The original BMW M5, the E28 generation, is a historic car, the fastest sedan in the world when it came out, the start of a dynasty. You’ve known that. I’ve known that. What I didn’t know (and what I set out to find) is if it’s actually as good to dr...
12:34, 05/02/2019

What the Original Cast of All That Is Up to Now All That is back...with some help from the original stars. Nickelodeon's All That revival officially revealed its new line-up of stars ahead of the series' June 15 premiere,......
03:34, 05/31/2019

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctio...
02:17, 06/01/2019

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he scored in Game 4....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Weird whale may be a hybrid of a narwhal mother and beluga father DNA analysis of an unusually shaped skull found in West Greenland suggests the creature was a hybrid male whale, with a narwhal mother and beluga father...
17:51, 06/20/2019

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that include...
18:17, 07/09/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
18:17, 07/10/2019

It took two minutes for Taco Bell to sell out its new hotel, because people are weird Taco Bell fans are apparently so addicted to the brand of the Mexican fast food chain, that not only do they patronize its locations on the regular for artery-clogging tacos and nachos. The company also felt that the brand has enough of a following t...
06:51, 06/28/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Himesh Patel: ‘It’s weird to think about a Beatle watching me sing their songs’ The actor on his role in Danny Boyle’s new film, the work ethic of EastEnders and the pain of following SpursCambridgeshire-born Himesh Patel, 28, discovered a love of drama at school. At 16, he landed the role of Tamwar Masood on EastEnders, a part ...
18:51, 06/23/2019

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Haas F1's Main Sponsor Went to Court Over Its Logo and Then Things Got Weird Rich Energy, the mystery sponsor of the Haas Formula One Team that only gets more mysterious with further research, became the subject of a recent copyright claim when British company Whyte Bikes noticed their logos looked oddly similar. In a scathin...
03:00, 05/15/2019

So This Is Why the Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet Has That Weird Extra Rear Window The Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet was nothing if not uh, unique, and even though it only had a brief life in the early 2010s, its majesty and mysteries are immortal. Except for one, which has now been solved: What’s was the deal with that weird little...
23:51, 06/26/2019

From Boris Johnson to Bernie Sanders: why politicians seem most weird when they’re trying to be normal The admission that the Tory leadership contender relaxes by creating model buses is bizarre, but it’s far from being the only example of a public figure getting it totally wrongIt’s weird when politicians pretend they are normal people. Boris Johnson...
01:00, 06/27/2019

It came from outer space: Weird radio signal came from distant galaxy For the first time, the origin of a single radio pulse has been pinpointed to a distant galaxy several billion light years away, a new study said.        ...
21:51, 06/27/2019

Honey’s behavior in zero gravity is super weird and cool Science has never looked so oddly yummy. Watch Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques demonstrate how strange honey is in space.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one on its own...
17:00, 05/20/2019

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Pete Alonso’s weird response to very strange alien question The question was out of right field. Pete Alonso’s response came from outer space. After the Mets beat the Yankees on Tuesday night to salvage a Subway Series split, the rookie phenom was faced with ESPN inquiries over standard baseball musings...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Wells Adams Reveals Why His Wedding to Sarah Hyland Could Be "So Weird" One big happy family? Not quite yet! It's no secret that Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland have a strong relationship that pop culture fans cannot get enough of. But when it comes......
00:00, 05/30/2019

This One Weird Trick To Defeat Stefanos Tsitsipas: Be An 18-Year-Old Canadian Stefanos Tsitsipas, tennis’s vlog prince, has done plenty to be proud of in the last year, with wins over Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer on hard court, a victory over Rafael Nadal on clay, and a current No. 6 ranking in the world. The breakout is n...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Nintendo Explains Why Its Official Smash Bros. Tournaments Are So Weird “We used to have the perception he didn’t care,” said Super Smash Bros. pro Gonzalo “Zero” Barrios at Nintendo’s first tournament for Smash Ultimate last year. “He,” of course, was game director Masahiro Sakarai, the Smashdaddy himself, who was watch...
21:34, 05/29/2019

Grab the Original Sonos One For $30 Off, While You Still Can Sonos came out with a slightly tweaked Sonos One smart speaker this week, and while “an updated processor, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and increased memory” are nice upgrades, the thing that really matters, sound quality, remains the same....
19:34, 04/28/2019

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
18:34, 04/28/2019

‘Weird swing’ turns Dominic Smith into Mets’ injury concern PHOENIX — Dominic Smith homered with a sore right thumb a day earlier, but the Mets weren’t taking any chances Sunday. The first baseman/outfielder is expected to receive an MRI exam in New York on Monday, after he was scratched from the lineup again...
12:00, 06/03/2019

How do you hug a climate scientist? Follow these simple rules and don't make it weird | First Dog on the Moon If you think you’re miserable - imagine being one of those long suffering mass extinction Cassandras!Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merc...
10:51, 06/12/2019

This weird Fitbit Inspire HR deal comes with a free Google Home Mini The Fitbit Inspire HR isn't at its lowest price ever, but we've just spotted it for a remarkably good price. This strange deal features the fitness tracker alongside a Google Home Mini, and it's the best way you can buy it in the UK ri...
13:17, 07/08/2019

The Good Place’s William Jackson Harper would love to get weird with Funkadelic If you’re a regular reader of The A.V. Club, you probably know William Jackson Harper as cripplingly indecisive philosophy professor Chidi Anagonye on NBC’s The Good Place. And, to be honest, there were moments during our interview that we had to res...
16:51, 07/02/2019

Playdate is an incredibly weird handheld console with a built-in crank, and I totally want it I’m hardly someone you could call a gamer in the traditional sense because most of my gaming takes place on a mobile device I call iPhone. That’s probably one of the reasons why this super weird new handheld gaming console seems so appeal...
13:51, 05/23/2019

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner of the internet to investigate. It’s called the Hotel Bed Jumping Community and, as one might suspec...
04:17, 05/29/2019

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes with its label—or at least that’s the premise esta...
04:17, 05/31/2019

How Is The Original Contra Still So Got Damn Good Contra Anniversary Collection surprise launched earlier this week, and with it came the first official rerelease of the Nintendo Entertainment System version of Contra in a long while. And I have to ask: How is it that this game is still so freaking ...
05:34, 06/14/2019

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Tom Hanks Says From What He's Seen Toy Story 4 Could Top Original 3 Films When it comes to Pixar's Toy Story 4, Woody's catchphrase couldn't be more perfect: "Reach for the sky!" The person who believes in that motto for the upcoming movie......
23:51, 06/11/2019

A recent The Good Fight episode replaced a cut sequence with a weird censorship message CBS All Access’ The Good Fight—a follow-up to The Good Wife with a stronger emphasis on fighting—recently got renewed for a fourth season, but that vote of support from its streaming home doesn’t mean the show is one of those runaway hits that can ge...
04:51, 05/06/2019

'It's weird, very strange': Eoin Morgan on hitting record 17 sixes for England – video England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought he could shatter a six-hitting record or blast a century with a strike rate of over 200 after pulling off both feats in as his side beat Afghanistan by 150 runs at the Cricket World Cup.Morgan clobber...
07:34, 06/19/2019

Alfa F1 test debutant Callum Ilott caught off guard in "weird" crash Formula 1 test debutant Callum Ilott says he was caught off guard by the "weird" moment that led to him spinning his Alfa Romeo and crashing at high speed...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Jennifer Lopez Recalls "Weird Electricity" With Alex Rodriguez During 2005 Meeting Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are opening up about their relationship. While the "On the Floor" singer and the former New York Yankees baseball player started dating in 2017,......
23:34, 06/25/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to ...
00:17, 06/07/2019

U.S. Open fallout: Woodland's big win, Koepka's close call and Tiger's weird week What's next for Brooks Koepka after just missing out on another major? Will Tiger's game round back into form? We ask our experts the big questions coming out of the U.S. Open....
17:34, 06/17/2019

Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird. Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage....
18:01, 05/24/2019

Watch Simon Cowell get spooked out of his mind in this weird AF America's Got Talent audition Possessions, ghosts, and actual paranormal activity are better seen in movies or TV than in real life (if you even believe in that sort of thing). But even near-convincing supernatural hunting “reality” shows can’t live up to this weird America’s Got...
21:51, 07/03/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Weird star system has double binary stars and wonky planetary nursery A planet-forming disc of dust and gas is orbiting a pair of binary stars at an odd angle, and a second set of binary stars circle the whole system to keep it in line...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Marvel and NetEase will collaborate on new original entertainment Marvel and NetEase are collaborating to create new original entertainment, including games, TV shows, and comic books based on Marvel's universe of superhero characters.Read More...
13:00, 05/20/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Friends,” “Seinfeld” and “ER”) was all anybody watched. Based on a series of Armistead Maupin San Francisc...
06:17, 05/10/2019

Painting valued at $5,000 sold for $6M, could be an original Botticelli An oil painting valued as low as $5,000 fetched more than $6 million in Switzerland — because the buyer is convinced it could be an original by Sandro Botticelli. Bidders also believing “Portrait of a Young Man” could be the real deal by the Renaissa...
17:17, 07/02/2019

Here’s the first trailer for Pixar’s next original feature ‘Onward’ We may have sounded a little extreme when we predicted back in December that Onward, Pixar’s next original feature slated for release on March 6, 2020, would easily recapture the magic of the beloved animation studio’s glory days and tap ...
04:34, 05/31/2019

Play the original 'Minecraft' in your browser, for free Minecraft is celebrating its 10th birthday by making its Classic version easily playable on web browsers. You don't need to download any files to make it work, and you don't have to pay a cent for access. Since Classic was only the second p...
14:34, 05/09/2019

New survey finds Netflix original programming is better than HBO’s The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause. Now that the fantasy series — with its globe-spanning, extremely loyal aud...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Tinder made a Lite app that’s 25x smaller than the original Tinder today unveiled a stripped-down version of dating app for Android, dubbed Tinder Lite, for developing countries. The app will soon go live in Vietnam. followed by other Southeast Asian countries. The company said the new app is about 25 times s...
09:00, 07/11/2019

All You Need to Know About Leila, Netflix's Next Indian Original Series Leila Netflix India series cast, book, trailer, director, cinematographer, review, release date, synopsis, and poster - here's all you need to know about Netflix's newest original series from......
13:17, 06/07/2019

Playing Original Game Boy Games in HD Will Cost You More Than a PS4 With 2019 already halfway over, it’s becoming painfully clear that Nintendo isn’t going to release a Game Boy Classic Edition to celebrate the console’s 30th birthday. The GBAConsolizer helps take some of the sting out of that gross oversight, lettin...
19:00, 07/15/2019

David Fincher's next movie is a Netflix Original It's hard to believe that David Fincher, responsible for iconic films like Seven, Fight Club and The Social Network, hasn't made a film for five years. He's finally coming back to direct a movie called Mank for Netflix, according to Va...
15:51, 07/11/2019

The 5 most popular Netflix original movies of 2019 so far Netflix gets a lot of attention and media coverage for the original TV series it commissions and licenses, including projects like Stranger Things and The Crown. As the second syllable of its name indicates, though, movies have always been a core of ...
07:34, 05/17/2019

Before The Hills Has Its New Beginnings, Relive All the Original Drama Audrina Patridge, Heidi Montag, Brody Jenner, Spencer Pratt and Whitney Port are back in front of the camera for MTV, but before The Hills stars get their New Beginnings, it's time to revisit......
11:34, 06/19/2019

Big Halo Mod Drags The PC's 2003 Original Into 2019 There’s an official Halo remaster coming soon, but if you can’t wait that long, you could always try SPV3, a “total overhaul” of the 2003 PC version of the original game that changes...well pretty much everything....
03:17, 07/12/2019

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that three really is the magic number - at least as far as Volkswagen is concerned. After much anticipation...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Physicists closer to solving mystery of weird glowing ring around Milky Way's Black Hole DENVER — Astronomers watched a high-speed gas cloud slam into the matter getting sucked toward Sagittarius A* — the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way — and then zip away into space....
19:00, 04/28/2019

The Makers Of Divinity: Original Sin 2 Are Teasing Baldur's Gate 3 Are the developers behind my favorite role-playing game of the decade making a sequel to my favorite role-playing game of the decade before? It sure seems that way, as Larian Studios, makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2, are teasing news of a Baldur’s...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Vudu's first original shows will include interactive titles The rumors were true: Vudu will offer original shows, including a few with twists. Vudu confirmed at a presentation that it would introduce a variety of exclusive programming, including "interactive content" produced with the help of the startup Eko...
01:51, 05/02/2019

PSA: The Original Run of Veronica Mars Hits Hulu July 1st Detectives are the best. Nancy Drew, Sherlock Holmes, Batman. And, of course, Veronica Mars, the legendary Kristin Bell heroine who starred in several seasons of stylized teen television from creator Rob Thomas, along with a movie reboot and an upcom...
07:00, 06/10/2019

David Cross can’t muster an original way to confront Trump in Oh, Come On Over the opening credits of David Cross’ new stand-up special, Oh, Come On, the comic can be heard saying, “You gotta do it. It really makes them—it really bothers them.” That’s David Cross the stand-up encapsulated in a bit of pre-show banter. (As h...
17:34, 05/10/2019

Local songwriters perform original songs this weekend TUCSON- Local songwriters will be performing their original songs during Arizona Originals this Sunday at The Maverick live country club. The showcase gives a chance for local songwriters to share their original songs and tell the stories behind them...
07:17, 06/08/2019

At $6,995, Could This 1989 Ford Bronco II Prove More Desirable Than the Original? Summer is the time for blockbuster sequels and sure enough today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Bronco comes to us as a II. Let’s see if this old school trucklet could be priced for boffo box office....
18:17, 07/11/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original shocks viewers in Jordan AMMAN, Jordan — On a high school trip to Jordan’s ancient city of Petra, a group of teenagers sneak out at night to drink beer, smoke weed and gossip around a bonfire. A girl asks her frisky boyfriend to take things slow. By global Netflix standards,...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Land Rover Discovery: driving the original 30 years on Land Rover celebrated the Disco's 30th anniversary at Goodwood. We revisit the first one to see why it was such a hit Developing new cars on the kind of budget that a German company would spend on a new dashboard has long been a speciality of the Br...
18:34, 07/08/2019

Auction to feature baseball signed by 11 original HOFers NEW YORK (AP) — A baseball signed by all 11 members of the inaugural induction class of the Baseball Hall of Fame headlines the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. The ball features the signatures of George Sisler, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, Eddie Collins, ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Why changing a plane ticket can cost more than the original flight The simplest mistake can cost you anywhere up to £160 to correct depending on how soon you notice itAmid all the hassle involved in getting the family out of the door for the summer holidays, it may not be forgetting a bag, vital medication or leavin...
11:34, 07/07/2019

Baldur's Gate 3 Confirmed From The Makers Of Divinity: Original Sin 2 After teasing it last week, the makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2 today confirmed the biggest pre-E3 bombshell yet: Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming....
19:51, 06/06/2019

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, NJ — a 21,500 square-foot, 260-seat cinema, museum and movie archives building designed by archite...
10:34, 05/30/2019

Nintendo is working on a minor upgrade for the original Switch A new Nintendo Switch might be on the way. No, we're not talking about the Switch Lite, or the long-rumored Switch Pro, which as its theoretical name implies would offer a sizeable bump in performance. As The Verge notes, some FCC filings sugges...
15:51, 07/11/2019

Automatic's original car adapters won't work after August 31st Automatic made its mark by launching an ODB-II car adapter and app that can monitor many of your vehicle's functions, but it just made a move that may upset its original buyers. The company announced that it's not just ending support for th...
10:00, 05/29/2019

The Original Bigfoot Monster Truck Is Getting the Restoration It Deserves Before monster trucks were a thing, Big Foot was blowing people’s minds with its gargantuan custom boat engine and 66-inch tires. The truck doesn’t race anymore, but it’s too cool to be left to rot. Take a look at how it’s being revived for action....
02:34, 05/07/2019

YouTube touts first new original program under free strategy Alphabet Inc's YouTube unveiled on Thursday nine new original programs that will be available for free this year as the streaming service shrinks an effort to attract subscribers with content exclusively behind a paywall. The unveiling at a YouTu...
05:17, 05/03/2019

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
20:17, 07/14/2019

Beyoncé drops new original song from ‘The Lion King’ LOS ANGELES — Beyoncé has dropped a new original song from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.” The song, “Spirit,” was released Tuesday and should get an Academy-Award push for Academy Award consideration. The tune comes a...
13:51, 07/10/2019

Here's what it's like to play Final Fantasy 7 Remake if you never played the original Final Fantasy is a pretty big deal. Well, that’s what I’ve gathered. As someone who writes about games for a living, my dark secret is that I’ve never actually played a Final Fantasy game to completion. Sure, I’ve dabbled ...
22:17, 06/27/2019

YouTube Touts First New Original Programme Under Free Strategy New programs include a documentary about Dude Perfect, a group that performs sports tricks on YouTube, and an interactive series featuring YouTube star Mark Fischbach that lets viewers control the......
10:17, 05/03/2019

Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is every bit as entertaining as the original novel Enlarge / Michael Sheen and David Tennant star in Amazon Prime's TV adaptation of the 1990 novel Good Omens. (credit: Amazon Prime) Heaven and Hell prepare to face off in the long-planned battle of Armageddon, but an angel, a demon, and a rebelliou...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Sylvester Stallone is still pals with turtles from original ‘Rocky’ These tough turtles are not down for the count. Sylvester Stallone, 72, has kept in touch with his two hard-shelled pals from the original “Rocky.” “”With my original buddies from the first Rocky … CUFF and LINK, now abo...
21:51, 05/24/2019

The American Love Island doesn't quite land like the original No one on Love Island is under any illusions about what they’re doing. The opening narration of CBS’ American import of the massively popular British show characterizes the show as “Big Brother meets The Bachelor,” but even that feels like too comple...
17:00, 07/10/2019

The 100 Says Goodbye to Original Cast Member Henry Ian Cusick It's the end of an era for Henry Ian Cusick and The 100. The Lost and Scandal veteran marked his last episode of The CW sci-fi drama with a tweet. "All things end and that's......
22:17, 07/10/2019

A Glimpse of Virginia Woolf’s Original Manuscript for ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ Before Woolf settled on the unique perspective for her modernist masterpiece, she had a more expansive, though traditional, book in mind — “The Hours.”...
11:34, 06/14/2019

Original Spice Girls bus converted into Airbnb rental Spice Girls super fans have a chance the spice up their lives later this month when the girl band's original Union Jack-emblazoned double decker bus comes up for rent on Airbnb....
01:34, 05/18/2019

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 2...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Google will pay owners of faulty original Pixel phones up to $500 A group of OG Pixel and Pixel XL owners filed a lawsuit against Google back in 2018 accusing the company of knowingly selling devices with faulty microphones. Now, the tech giant has agreed to settle the class-action complaint and will pay those cust...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Eos Webasto: Once famous for pop-up sunroofs, it designed the Eos’s folding roof A cut above your average used coupé-convertible in looks and quality, the Eos even has a sunroof within its folding hard-top The Volkswagen Eos is a member of that selec...
09:34, 06/10/2019

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most important new car, built by the world's biggest car-...
23:17, 07/04/2019

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
07:17, 06/14/2019

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
18:17, 06/13/2019

Weird 'radio bridge' 10 million-light years long links colliding galaxy clusters Astronomers have spotted a ridge of radio emissions 10 million light-years long joining two galaxy clusters that are slowly colliding with each other....
11:34, 06/11/2019

In new trailer, Hulu’s Four Weddings And A Funeral series has little in common with original Mindy Kaling is continuing her expansion into new series and movies by creating Four Weddings And A Funeral for Hulu. Given Kaling’s established love of the rom-com and um, the show title, you would think that this new production would be a bit of a ...
20:17, 07/01/2019

What was the weather like on the original Fourth of July? Thomas Jefferson kept records The Fourth of July this year will be hot and rainy in Philadelphia. It was apparently much more pleasant on the “original” Fourth of July.       ...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content...
02:51, 07/02/2019

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
01:51, 06/19/2019

First trailer for Jacob’s Ladder reboot looks as spooky as the 1990 original Michael Ealy stars in Jacob's Ladder, a reboot of Adrian Lyne's classic 1990 horror film. Over the last 19 years, Director Adrian Lyne's 1990 art house psychological thriller, Jacob's Ladder, has garnered a strong cult following for its unusual cam...
08:00, 07/02/2019

The Boondocks is getting rebooted "for the modern era" by original creator Aaron McGruder Adult Swim’s hilarious, controversial The Boondocks went out with a bit of a whimper in 2014, when its fourth season was developed without creator Aaron McGruder at the helm. In our review, we called it “a copy of McGruder’s baby made from a printer ...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Can't Beat Original on Opening Weekend Godzilla: King of the Monsters romped to a $179 million opening weekend, which was enough to (easily) crown it as the king of the worldwide box office, but it failed to improve on its 2014 original....
08:34, 06/03/2019

Original iPod hits eBay with insane $20K list price When Apple unveiled the original iPod back in 2001, the reactions weren’t universally positive. Indeed, some fan reactions on a MacRumors message board at the time have since taken on a life of their own. As an illustrative example, one outraged Appl...
02:34, 05/11/2019

The lifeless Disney remake Aladdin can’t muster the original’s magic The forced march of listless live-action Disney remakes continues with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, the worst of a batch that has already gifted us forgettable, over-designed reimaginings of Cinderella and Beauty And The Beast. Of course, Disney’s beloved...
03:17, 05/23/2019

‘Charlie’s Angels’ trailer: Can Kristen Stewart help beat the original? Charlie’s Angels are back — and they appear to be as badass as ever. The latest reboot of the iconic 1970s detective series starring Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith marks the second time actress Elizabeth Banks (“The Hunger ...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Sheryl Crow: All my original music destroyed in 'apocalyptic' fire Sheryl Crow has confirmed the master tapes of her hit albums Tuesday Night Music Club and The Globe Sessions were among those destroyed in a fire 11 years ago....
11:00, 06/26/2019

Coco Proves She's the "Original Thong" Connoisseur During Family Vacation Coco's poolside fashion never goes out of style. It's no secret that the model, fitness guru and reality star loves her swimwear. In fact, most tropical vacations lead to multiple......
10:17, 07/12/2019

Original iPod hits eBay at insane $20,000 list price When Apple unveiled the original iPod back in 2001, the reactions weren’t universally positive. Indeed, some fan reactions on a MacRumors message board at the time have since taken on a life of their own. As an illustrative example, one outrage...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Obama’s ‘original sin’ led to Iran’s uranium enrichment, James Carafano says Iran revealed the "deep flaws" in the nuclear deal with the United States when it threatened to further enrich uranium as a response to heightened sanctions, argued James Carafano, a director at the Heritage Foundation, argued on Friday....
21:00, 07/05/2019

New Netflix original Rim of the World is pretty much perfect summer fare Four misfit kids must stave off an alien invasion in Netflix's original film Rim of the World. Summer camp can be challenging enough for an awkward 13-year-old nerdy kid without aliens invading and turning the surrounding region into a war zone. Th...
01:34, 05/27/2019

Matthew McConaughey receives original high school diploma LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating. McConaughey was given his original diploma Friday night when he returned to his Texas alma mater to address the class ...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Minecraft Earth takes the original game and blends it with Pokemon Go After teasing the announcement during its Build 2019 keynote, Microsoft has officially announced Minecraft Earth, a new augmented reality (AR) game in the style of Pokemon Go for iOS and Android devices. The announcement was made today – ...
06:17, 05/18/2019

The Original NES Console Had a Motion Control Joystick 15 Years Before the Nintendo Wii Did Remember how the Wii’s groundbreaking motion controls helped Nintendo sell over 100 million consoles? Well, it turns out it wasn’t actually the first Nintendo console you could play by flailing around a joystick. Thanks to a third party accessory cal...
06:51, 06/19/2019

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in the live-action remake of the animated classic. Jodi Benson, Halle Bailey/ AP Disney recently announce...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Save an Extra 50% On Select Summer Styles at Original Penguin New on-sale summer styles await at Original Penguin. Right now, take an extra 50% off a selection of apparel, including cool button-downs, polos, and tees, with promo code SAVE50. Just snag your clothes ASAP, since this sale won’t last past tomorrow....
00:17, 06/01/2019

Doom creator just released a massive addition to the original game John Romero, the game developer virtuoso behind Hexen, Quake, Wolfenstein, and other games still being remade and sequelized to this day, just dropped a massive, free mod for one of his most famous and popular creations: Doom. In case you missed my t...
03:00, 06/01/2019

The original Muppet Movie moving right along, back into theaters in July The Muppets’ big-screen venture The Muppet Movie was an ambitious outing in 1979, as banjo-playing Kermit heads out from his humble swamp to become a star in Hollywood. Along the way he meets up with a variety of now-familiar characters, like Fozzie,...
01:34, 06/05/2019

Facebook will change video ranking to prioritize original content Facebook wants to make it easier for filmmakers to grow their audiences and for viewers to connect with content creators. To do so, over the coming months, Facebook will change how it ranks videos. It will give more weight to videos based on their or...
02:34, 05/07/2019

‘Stain of slavery’: Congress debates reparations to atone for US's original sin Democrats are in favor of reparations program, while Republicans denounce idea that past sins can be paid off by today’s taxpayers For the first time in more than a decade, a debate has taken place between lawmakers in Congress on the original sin of...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Denisovan Jaw: The First Physical Evidence for the Mysterious Hominins Outside Their Original Cave! Research into the Denisovan story is always fascinating. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Alexa Chung Is Launching An “Original, Unfiltered” YouTube Channel Future episodes will span travel guides, make-up tutorials and a special film exploring the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition accompanied by the curator...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Hacker Appears To Get Original Xbox Emulator Running On Switch Game development hobbyist and self-described Xbox fan Voxel9 recently shared a YouTube video in which he boots up the XQEMU Xbox emulator on a Switch and manages to load and play some games, including the first Halo....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Volkswagen Touareg 3.0 TSI 2019 UK review V6 petrol power comes to Volkswagen's flagship model but fails to make a strong case for itself The impact of Dieselgate is now being seen in the most unlikely of places. The widespread switch away from the fuel since you-know-what has now even rea...
11:34, 07/04/2019

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Golf R (Mk6) The Golf R’s 2.0-litre engine produces 267bhp and 258lb ft VW’s potent but perfectly usable four-wheel-drive take on the ubiquitous Golf is a solid second-hand performance buy The used car market can be a strange place, and it’s no stranger than w...
10:17, 07/15/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 15,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 14 May, 2019 More than 15,000 pre-bookings have been taken for the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3, just one week after the limited edition model's reveal...
14:35, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, you’d emerge from a Volkswagen Golf R and accuse it ...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
19:51, 06/15/2019

Ford, Volkswagen to expand collaboration Ford and Volkswagen are expanding their partnership. Volkswagen says it’ll invest 2.6 billion into an autonomous vehicle company in Pittsburgh that is mainly owned by Ford. The company is called Argo AI and it’s aimed at putting autonomou...
09:34, 07/13/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: 10,000 pre-orders for electric hatch VW receives more than 10,000 pre-orders in 24 hours for limited-edition sub-£34,000 launch version of EV Volkswagen says the pre-orders for the launch edition of its ID 3 electric hatchback have "significantly" exceeded expectations – with more than...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for Golf-sized EV News 8 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
17:51, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen's sub-£18,000 electric car set for Frankfurt reveal The affordable electric crossover will sit alongside models like the Crozz An electric 'people's car' concept is touted for Frankfurt motor show in September alongside the ID 3 hatch Volkswagen is set to unveil the concept version of its entry-lev...
16:17, 05/08/2019

Video: 2020 Volkswagen ID 3 driven Will Volkswagen's highly anticipated electric equivalent to the Golf change the world? We find out With the muscle of the world's largest car-maker behind it, the Volkswagen ID 3 could be the biggest thing to happen to the electric car yet. Based ...
18:34, 07/08/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: 10,000 pre-orders for all-electric hatch News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen nets more than 10,000 pre-bookings for the all-electric ID.3, just 24 hours after the limited edition model's reveal...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross gets a new 1.6 TDI diesel engine News 10 Jun, 2019 The Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is now available with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, priced from £21,240...
03:17, 06/11/2019

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just how the VW team absolutely killed it....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen Opens IT Centre In Dresden In the future, the Industrial Cloud will link all 122 Group-wide Volkswagen production facilities. The goal is to amalgamate all data, and in doing so consistently digitalise production and logistics....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Volkswagen T-Cross 1.0 TSI 95 2019 UK review New compact crossover retains its classy, substantial feel on UK roads, even in mid-range, lower-powered form It’s absolutely no reflection on its expectations of the customer base, as I’m sure it would be at pains to point out, but Volkswagen has ...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Death at the Mansion Sneak Peek Reveals the "Weird Stuff" Found At the Scene of Rebecca Zahau's Suicide Rebecca Zahau's death, just two days after a fatal accident involving her boyfriend's son, was officially ruled a suicide, but some investigators are not so sure. Oxygen's new......
04:17, 06/01/2019

Bob Saget and Dave Coulier recruit "Uncle Jaime Lannister" for very weird Full House parody sketch One of TV’s most beloved epics—a tale of complicated characters brought together by an unexpected death, teaching new generations harsh lessons wrought from unpredictable life experiences—is coming to an end. We are, of course, talking about Netflix’...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Snuggle up! Christmas comes early with 2 original Hallmark Channel movies in July THE Christmas channel brings the magic of the wintry season to summer by premiering two movies and announcing a record-breaking line-up.        ...
20:17, 06/07/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Thermapen Mk4, Original Echo Show, Acer Gear, and More A discounted ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4, the 1st Generation Echo Show, and an Acer Gear Gold Box lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
18:17, 06/27/2019

The Lion King Turns 25: Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Original Trip to Pride Rock It's almost time to return to Pride Rock. We're just a little over a month away from Disney's photo-realistic "live-action" adaptation of The Lion King roars its way......
16:17, 06/15/2019

Netflix is releasing 56 new original movies and shows in June – here’s the full list It’s pretty big news that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is coming to Netflix late next month. People en masse didn’t expect too much from this animated Spider-Man feature, but it ended up being the most acclaimed Spider-Man movie of a...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Matthew McConaughey finally receives his original high school diploma Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title role of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Many rightfully praised the studio for cast...
18:17, 07/09/2019

'Original raggamuffin' Jah Stitch, pioneering reggae vocalist, dies aged 69 Sound system toaster, DJ and selector, known for his understated delivery and immaculate dress died in KingstonThe Jamaican reggae vocalist Jah Stitch died in Kingston on Sunday aged 69, following a brief illness. Although not necessarily a household...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Galaxy Fold 2, which actually might not be awful, rumored for release mere months after the original The Galaxy Fold is a piece of junk. Sorry, but it’s true. Despite having worked on developing smartphones with foldable screens for years, Samsung rushed the Galaxy Fold out the door because it saw other companies readying their own foldables a...
16:34, 06/26/2019

In Cuba, Carnival Cruise Ships Have Been Using Stolen Ports, Original Owners Say On the first day that Americans could file such suits, two claimants went to court in Miami seeking compensation for the use of docks they owned before the revolution....
00:34, 05/03/2019

The original Google Pixel XL can still be a smart purchase at a crazy low $200 price (brand-new) We're only a few hours away from the formal announcement of Google's first mid-range phones in several years, but if you're concerned the Pixel 3a and 3a XL might be priced a bit on the steep side... you're probably right. Of course, Android purists ...
16:51, 05/07/2019

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black singer in the live-action rendition of the film af...
00:34, 07/10/2019

56 new Netflix original shows and movies will premiere in June – here’s the complete list Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is coming to Netflix in late June, and it’s easily one of the most hotly anticipated additions to the world’s favorite source of streaming entertainment. Most people likely dismissed this animated Spider-...
14:34, 05/31/2019

Get a Free Filled Original Glazed Doughnut From Krispy Kreme Today The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is happening in just a few weeks, but Krispy Kreme is celebrating a little early by passing out free doughnuts today, one of the chain’s original glazed doughnuts that is filled with cream....
00:17, 06/23/2019

Netflix will debut 44 new original shows and movies in July – here’s the full list Forget the burgers, forget the beer, and forget the barbecue. Forget the fireworks, forget the parades, and forget and all of the festivities you would normally enjoy on July 4th. Why? Because something even better is happening this coming Independen...
18:51, 07/01/2019

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded t...
09:51, 06/06/2019

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Watch: 'Game of Thrones' showrunners recall failed original pilot "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss said they "made every possible mistake" with the first pilot they filmed for the HBO series....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Meeting Jost Capito, the man behind Volkswagen's R division Jost Capito now heads VW's R performance division The engineer turned high-flying car company executive has developed cars including the BMW E30 M3 and Porsche 964 RS during his stellar career in road and race car development While some senior car...
07:34, 05/04/2019

The Missing Link Between Volkswagen and Porsche Is Up for Auction We all know that the first Porsche, the 356, was built in 1948, and largely derived from Volkswagen Type I (you know, the Beetle) designs and components. Ferdinand Porsche was, of course, the lead engineer in charge of developing the car that would b...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Volkswagen says 50% of China sales will be NEVs by 2035 By 2035 half of Volkswagen's sales in China will be new energy vehicles (NEVs), CEO Herbert Diess told a conference in Boao, China, on Tuesday, according to a company statement....
14:00, 07/02/2019

Under the skin: how Volkswagen's DSG gearbox predicted the future Dual-clutch transmissions like Volkswagen’s seven-speed DSG are light, compact and efficient, saving fuel and reducing emissions Entering the mainstream on the first Golf R32, dual-clutch transmissions combine the best bits of manual and auto 'boxe...
07:17, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen to float stake of less than 25% in Traton - source Volkswagen will place a stake of less than 25% in truck unit Traton in a listing planned before the end of June, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
15:51, 06/04/2019

The Volkswagen ID. R Absolutely Crushed the Nürburgring's EV Record After months of hype, the Volkswagen ID. R—the automaker’s ultra-fast EV purpose-built for crushing every record known to man—has done it. It has conquered the Nürburgring. And when I say “conquered,” I mean friggin’ conquered....
23:17, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen I.D. R breaks Nurburgring electric record by over 40s Volkswagen has set a new lap record for electric vehicles at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas setting a time of 6m05.336-seconds in the adapted I.D. R prototype on Monday...
20:17, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders for electric hatch reach 15,000 VW has received orders for more than half of limited-edition launch version of sub-£34,000 EV Volkswagen says it has received pre-orders for more than half of the launch edition versions of its ID 3 electric hatchback. Customers in 29 European count...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Emission Fiasco: No Coercive Action Against Volkswagen, says SC The Supreme Court Monday said no coercive action will be taken against German auto major Volkswagen against whom the National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs 500 crore for damaging the......
13:51, 05/06/2019

End of the road for Volkswagen's self-driving Aurora deal Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora, two days after the Silicon Valley start-up said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles....
01:34, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen to make batteries in Germany, slim down Volkswagen will invest almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in battery cell production at a facility in western Germany and is seeking to simplify the group by spinning off or selling units, the automaker said on Monday....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW Passat isn’t dead, and isn’t about to be killed off...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Volkswagen models to get Mountune performance upgrade News 13 May, 2019 The UK-based tuning company and USA-based wheel manufacturer have launched a new Volkswagen performance brand, called M52...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Plans To Produce Batteries In Germany The moves are part of Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess's efforts to slim down and simplify the group which has 12 brands, trucks, buses, motorbikes, cars and electric bicycles as part of its......
07:34, 05/14/2019

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, one of the world’s oldest...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen to invest $1.1B in battery production plant BERLIN — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
00:34, 07/13/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
19:00, 06/11/2019

Ai Weiwei sues Volkswagen for copyright infringement The Berlin-based Chinese artist is suing Volkswagen in Denmark for an add that shows one of his installations made of discarded life jackets used by migrants....
19:00, 05/22/2019

New Volkswagen ID: new images of electric hatch leak Volkswagen will introduce its first purpose-built electric car early next year; prototypes show design is closely linked to the concept Fresh images of the all-electric Volkswagen ID hatch, showing the car in a bold camouflage livery, have leaked on...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Volkswagen ID 3 confirmed as fastest-charging EV hatchback Renault Zoe rival's lithium-ion batteries given a 100,000-mile warranty Volkswagen has revealed charging and battery details of its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, ahead of production getting under way later this year.  The ID 3's lithium-ion cell...
17:00, 06/17/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI spied for the first time News 9 Jul, 2019 The next-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI has been caught on camera sporting heavy camouflage, ahead of its launch in 2020...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand's German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Volkswagen's Record-Breaking EVs May Help Us Forget Dieselgate After the success of its all-electric I.D R racer, Volkswagen plans to spend $50 billion on EVs in hopes of erasing the memory of Dieselgate. Dan Neil follows the redemption tour....
20:17, 06/06/2019

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed Nürburgring-Nordschleife. An in-car video proving the record...
19:17, 06/22/2019

296bhp Volkswagen T-Roc R makes first UK appearance at Goodwood On sale in autumn, performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback The new Volkswagen T-Roc has made its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, before going on sale in the autumn. First revealed at the Geneva motor s...
13:54, 07/06/2019

Volkswagen ID: new images of electric hatch leak Volkswagen ID hatch Volkswagen will introduce its first purpose-built electric car early next year; prototypes show design is closely linked to the concept Fresh images of the all-electric Volkswagen ID hatch, showing the car in a bold camouflage ...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing sources....
15:34, 07/12/2019

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI hits the Nurburgring VW's next-generation hot hatch is seen again in disguise being driven hard on the world's most formidable circuit Volkswagen's answer to the new Ford Focus ST - the 2020 Golf GTI - has been caught being put through its paces at the Nürburgring race...
13:34, 07/11/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: name confirmed and order books open News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
17:34, 07/08/2019

Volkswagen Polo Beats 1.0 Evo 2019 UK review Volkswagen's classy Polo supermini is now available with a 79bhp three-cylinder motor. Is this the engine to go for? The Volkswagen Polo is a car we like here at Autocar. It might be quite a serious little thing, but it drives well, handles tidily ...
15:51, 06/06/2019

I Finally Got to See Volkswagen of Mexico's Secret Car Collection I was in Puebla, Mexico recently to help Volkswagen out building the last of the Beetles (more on that soon), and while I was there I finally found something I’d long suspected existed, but have never seen: Volkswagen of Mexico’s heritage collection....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
09:51, 06/15/2019

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 6 Lakh EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost less than £34,000 Volkswagen has opened registrati...
16:17, 05/08/2019

New Volkswagen Golf GTI: 2020 hot hatch seen for first time Volkswagen's Mk8 variant of the Golf is spotted in Ford Focus ST-rivalling GTI form, and will get more power than ever Volkswagen will naturally follow up the imminent introduction of the Mk8 Golf with an all-new GTI model - and it's been spotted te...
18:34, 07/08/2019

4 Episodes Of ‘Full House’ Where Uncle Jesse Explained That Most Families Don’t Work Like This, And For Good Reason Too Because This Whole Setup Is Honestly Weird Full House is a beloved family sitcom about two grown men who move into their friend’s house to help raise his three young daughters after his wife passes away. The episodes end with thoughtful life lessons for the characters and viewers alike, and s...
17:51, 06/04/2019

NASA Sold an Original Moon Landing Video to an Intern in the 1970s and Now It's for Sale Again Later this month, some of the original videotapes that captured the first Moon landing will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. But they’re not being sold by NASA. Incredibly, these tapes were sold to a random NASA intern back in the 1970s who ha...
22:34, 07/01/2019

Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike, Says They Stole Control Of His Original Logo Design Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike, the apparel company with whom he recently ended an endorsement contract, over control of the “Klaw” logo used to identify his branded merchandise. Kawhi says he provided the logo to Nike, and that Nike’s claim to ownershi...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Vatican tombs opened in search for missing teen empty of original remains Workers who opened two tombs in the Vatican to search for the remains of a 15-year-old girl who went missing 36 years ago were greeted by another mystery -- the disappearance of the remains that should have been there....
04:51, 07/12/2019

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
22:00, 07/01/2019

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll...
00:00, 07/02/2019

France moves forward with bill to restore Notre Dame to original glory The roof of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral may not be converted into a swimming pool or a greenhouse after all: Government officials this week okayed a bill mandating that the landmark house of worship be restored precisely as it was, accordin...
20:17, 05/30/2019

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new) Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facing shooter of the "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL in tow at a fraction of the price. But Android purists wh...
01:34, 05/30/2019

Watching Someone Restore a Filthy Game Boy to Its Original Pristine Condition Is Soothing For the Soul It was a tragic day when, after being dropped on the floor, my original Game Boy was left with a bunch of dead lines on its screen. But it lived a good life, and has the scars, knicks, and scratches to prove it. However, it wasn’t quite as abused as ...
23:17, 05/31/2019

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries President: ‘You can’t leave fast enough’Tlaib: ‘He needs to be impeached’Opinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a guaranteed-to-be-controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four progressive Democratic congressw...
16:51, 07/14/2019

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we stil...
23:17, 06/17/2019

Some Vital Information: All That Reboot Adds Original Cast Members, Fan-Favorite Sketches When All That returns to Nickelodeon there will be some very familiar faces helping usher in the new cast. E! News has learned Kel Mitchell, Josh Server and Lori Beth Denberg will appear in the......
18:51, 05/09/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Where The Original Fruits Baskets Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Where The Original Fruits Baskets Bests The New Anime • Warped Pipes: How The Heck Does Super Mario Kart Fit Into The Series Canon • TAY Retro: Commodore - “Commodore 64” [TV Commercia...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Body found in Oregon home confirmed as original Mouseketeer Dennis Day, police say Police confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that a body found in April at an Oregon home is that of Dennis Day -- an original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer -- who has been missing since July 2018. ...
04:34, 06/07/2019

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record - with video Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurbur...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Volkswagen's Renk first in line of potential divestitures - sources Volkswagen is expected to launch shortly the sale of transmissions maker Renk as the German carmaker streamlines operations to free up funds for investment in electric vehicles, people close to the matter said....
15:51, 06/04/2019

Volkswagen Delivers What We've All Been Wanting in a Concept Car: Holograms in the Trunk Have you ever been driving a car nice and hard, really giving it the beans and pushing it hard through the corners, when the realization suddenly hits you that, hey, this thing would be much better if there was a big hologram emitter in the floor of ...
07:34, 05/30/2019

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote June 12-14, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. B...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Volkswagen Polo, Vento & Ameo Cup Editions Launched The 2019 ICC World Cup is here and to celebrate the global sporting event, Volkswagen India has introduced the 'Cup Edition' on its Polo, Vento and Ameo models. The new Cup Edition versions will be......
09:17, 05/30/2019

How Volkswagen's electric record-breaker conquered the Nurburgring 128.598mph: Average speed of the ID R on its new electric lap record run Volkswagen’s ID R special didn’t just beat the Nordschleife electric car record, it smashed it. We were there to watch the monumental feat After setting a new outright record...
08:00, 06/22/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:00, 06/15/2019

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Is a Different Kind of Status Symbol The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon looks futuristic, but it feels a callback to the old school idea of a flagship sedan that exists just because. Built with aesthetic-first mentality, it’s not for everybody. But if you want a low-key glamorous, semi-upscale ...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen Continues to Test Inexplicable and Joyous T-Roc Convertible I have checked our archives and was astounded to find this take by our very own Justin Westbrook that seemed to infer that the very idea of a Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet was ludicrous. It’s not very often that I disagree with my colleagues (OK, we dis...
18:17, 06/20/2019

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
11:17, 06/05/2019

New Volkswagen Ad Campaign Is a U-Turn for a Company Caught Cheating A marketing push hatched by the firm that makes ads for Adidas and Google zooms past contrition on its way toward a greener future for the world’s largest automaker....
11:17, 06/05/2019

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
19:17, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the fac...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times reported the news of the split, adding that VW expects to reach a deal with Argo A...
17:34, 06/12/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen plant to finish unionization vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are finishing a vote over whether to unionize. The vote of about 1,700 hourly workers began Wednesday and concludes Friday. A win would offer the United Auto Worke...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Unique Volkswagen Golf GTI and R created for Worthersee festival News 30 May, 2019 VW commissioned two teams of apprentices to build a pair of bespoke high performance Volkswagen Golfs for Worthersee 2019...
13:17, 05/31/2019

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Auto Workers won representation of maintenance worke...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: new Nissan Leaf rival seen barely disguised Volkswagen's first bespoke EV will get up to 342 miles of range, 125kW rapid charging capability and £25k base price Volkswagen's new ID 3 electric hatch has been spotted again in a German suburb, this time with a more revealing disguise.  The firm'...
14:51, 07/09/2019

New Volkswagen Passat facelift: price, specs and details News 9 Jul, 2019 Pricing information has been revealed for the facelifted Volkswagen Passat range, starting at £27,630 for the SE saloon...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Ford, Volkswagen to share details on EV, AV alliance Friday Details of an agreement are expected to be outlined Friday after months of discussion between the two automakers on how to share the burdens of investing in electric and autonomous vehicles....
21:17, 07/11/2019

Volkswagen to invest 1bn euros in battery production plant BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) to set up a battery production plant in Germany. Chief executive Herbert Diess said Tuesday that the factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen Expands Network With First City & Pop-up Stores In India German auto giant has inaugurated its first city and pop-up stores in India, in a bid to expand its presence and touchpoints in the country. The manufacturer opened its first City store at Richmond......
22:51, 05/14/2019

All-electric Volkswagen Kombi concept reimagines classic van News 8 Jul, 2019 The Volkswagen Kombi concept is an all-electric Type 2 van built to celebrate 20 years of Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Laboratory...
20:34, 07/08/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
03:34, 07/09/2019

U.S. judge questions SEC on delay in filing Volkswagen suit A federal judge on Friday sharply questioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the timing of its civil suit filed in March accusing Volkswagen AG of defrauding investors and demanded the agency explain its rationale....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Ford, Volkswagen To Collaborate For Building EVs And Autonomous Tech Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today announced that they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle......
15:34, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen will make batteries in Germany, slim down group Volkswagen plans to invest almost $1.1 billion in battery cell production in Germany, while seeking to slim down its multibrand group, including launching an initial public offering of its Traton trucks unit....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen teams up with China's NIU to make e-scooters: Die Welt German carmaker Volkswagen will join forces with China's NIU to produce battery-powered kick scooters, German newspaper Die Welt reported on Monday without giving sources....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Volkswagen to inject $2.6 bln into Ford unit Argo AI - source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $2.6 billion into Ford's self-driving unit Argo AI at an overall valuation of $7 billion in the deal, a source close to the matter said on Friday....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen Earnings Dented by Diesel Woes, China Volkswagen reported a nearly 10% drop in profit in the first quarter, hit by slowing growth in China and fresh charges from its diesel emissions-cheating scandal....
10:17, 05/02/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
07:51, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen to start production of Tarek SUV in Mexico in 2020 German carmaker Volkswagen will begin producing the Tarek sport utility vehicle (SUV) at its plant in the Mexican state of Puebla in 2020 and sales will start by the end of 2021, Steffen Reiche, the chief executive of Volkswagen de Mexico said on Wed...
21:51, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen will use Traton proceeds to internationalize truck business: CEO Volkswagen will use proceeds of an initial public offering of its Traton trucks unit to invest in the "internationalization" of the division, Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess said on Tuesday....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Hot hatch face-off: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR vs main rivals Final fling for the Mk7 Golf GTI doesn’t want for visual clout The TCR, a last hurrah for the current Golf GTI, takes on the Honda Civic Type R and Renault Megane RS 300 Trophy A recent straw poll on Autocar’s Twitter asked which of today’s hot h...
07:34, 05/04/2019

Volkswagen set to announce battery production plans: sources Volkswagen's supervisory board is on the brink of announcing the automaker's entry into battery cell production, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen’s Type 20 electric concept merges old-school and new At an event at its newly christened Innovation and Engineering Center California in Belmont, Volkswagen unveiled its Type 20 concept car that's essentially a 1962 Microbus with a lot of tech crammed inside and its engine swapped for a battery pa...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Volkswagen Vento And Polo Facelift Spied Testing Both models are towards the end of their lifecycle and require a generation upgrade. Volkswagen is working on new models and the new-gen models are scheduled to arrive in 2021....
12:51, 07/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren cannot get past 'original sin' of Native American ancestry claims, says Howie Carr Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren was caught off-guard by tough questions from New York morning radio hosts about her past claims of Native American ancestry, said Boston radio host Howie Carr. ...
17:34, 06/04/2019

2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class Round 1 Kicks Off In Coimbatore The 2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class will see 18 drivers battle it out over 10 races for the title, while VW Motosport India will also participate in the Indian Touring Car championship....
17:34, 06/22/2019

Volkswagen to contribute $2.6 billion to Ford's autonomous venture: source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $1 billion in capital and $1.6 billion worth of assets into Ford's self-driving unit, a source close to the matter said on Friday, as the two carmakers deepen a global alliance to share costs....
13:00, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen shares up 2.7% in early trade on truck listing plans Volkswagen shares were up 2.7% in early trade on Tuesday after the multi-brand carmaking group said it would press ahead with a listing of its trucks unit Traton in what could be Germany's biggest share offering this year....
10:17, 05/14/2019

The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to cu The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to customers for their production ID 3 electric car. According to VW, the car will be arriving in showrooms around the middle of next year, and is meant to...
05:51, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Volkswagen's Renk first in line of potential divestitures - sources Volkswagen is likely to launch the sale of transmissions maker Renk in the autumn as the German carmaker streamlines operations to free up funds for investment in electric vehicles, people close to the matter said....
15:51, 06/04/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
10:17, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profit forecasts for 2019, despite taking a €1 billion hit due to legal costs related to the 'Dieselgate' ...
13:51, 05/02/2019

At $4,000, Would Owning This 1988 Volkswagen Quantum Syncro Wagon be Totally Rad? I saw today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW Quantum at the L.A. Radwood show, and I must say, I was duly impressed. It’s going to be up to you however, to determine if I was four-grand impressed....
17:17, 06/05/2019

A Ford-Volkswagen alliance with Argo could redraw self-driving sector An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles....
02:00, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen WeShare fully-electric car sharing service launched 1500 e-Golfs available to hire on demand from today in Berlin, with e-Up to be added early next year Volkswagen has introduced a new app-based car sharing service that will use a fleet of exclusively electric vehicles. WeShare initially launches in ...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector....
17:00, 07/12/2019

More U.S. Volkswagen Golf R and GTI Buyers Go for the Dual-Clutch Transmission Than the Manual The Volkswagen Golf R and GTI are blessings unto this land we call America, given that folks over here tend to shy away from any car model with “hot” or “hatch” in its nickname. But of the people who do go for one of these two hot hatches in the U.S....
15:34, 05/27/2019

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
21:17, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen's Traton expected to price IPO toward lower end of range: sources Volkswagen's truck unit Traton is expected to price its initial public offering (IPO) this week toward the lower end of the marketing range, people close to the matter said....
14:34, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
08:17, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen Questionably Advertises the Manual Transmission as a Security Feature “Manual Transmission Foils Car Theft” is a headline we write all too often, and now Volkswagen has taken advantage of America’s stick shift incompetence to advertise its Jetta GLI’s manual transmission as a security feature. So just leave your manual...
04:34, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen breaks long-held McLaren F1 Goodwood record with ID. R The Volkswagen ID. R electric prototype has broken the 20-year record set by a McLaren Formula 1 car for the fastest run up the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb...
20:51, 07/05/2019

Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla There may be a day that Tesla looks back on all this—the Roadster, the S, those troublesome early Xs—and laugh at how simple it was. Volkswagen is rolling in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 15, 2019....
19:17, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen aims to raise 1.9 billion euros from truck unit IPO Volkswagen said on Friday that it aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by floating a stake of at least 10% in its Traton trucks unit later this month, its second attempt to bring the business to market....
09:51, 06/14/2019

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: high-tech cabin design shown Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will get technology revamp with digital dashboard, but launch is delayed until 2020 Volkswagen has released an interior design sketch for the new Mk8 Golf, showing a distinct evolution of the brand's cabin look an...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Gizmodo Netflix Is Losing Some of Its Most Popular Shows, Thanks to AT&T | Jalopnik Volkswagen I Gizmodo Netflix Is Losing Some of Its Most Popular Shows, Thanks to AT&T | Jalopnik Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla | Kotaku Pokémon Rumble Rush Is Heading To iOS And Android | Lifehacker Bookmark Th...
17:51, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen's Traton sets price range for IPO at 27-28 euros a share Volkswagen's truck unit Traton narrowed the price range for its initial public offering (IPO) to between 27 euros ($30.74) and 28 euros a share, the lower end of its earlier 27 euros to 33 euros price range, a bookrunner said on Wednesday....
19:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
17:17, 05/06/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
23:17, 05/21/2019

A Huge Air-Cooled Volkswagen Museum in Puerto Rico Is Selling Everything Right Now I’ll admit, I’m a bit late to write about this since it’s been going on the past few days, but I was sick as a dog last week, and, well, you’re the real victims, here. But no more wallowing in self-pity! If you love old air-cooled Volkswagens, then y...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, along with a mas...
15:34, 07/12/2019

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization....
04:17, 06/15/2019

Original Voice of Ariel, Jodi Benson, and Freeform Support Halle Bailey Despite Salty Racists Under the Sea What’s a fire and why does it—what’s the word—buuuuuurn certain white people so bad that a loc’d young lady with a lovely voice has been cast as a sea creature who regularly chats it up with a thick flounder and cantankerous crustacean? Oh right, rac...
21:17, 07/09/2019

Facebook's crypto project echoes board member Peter Thiel's original vision for PayPal If Facebook succeeds in scaling its blockchain payments project to its more than 2 billion users, the company will deliver on Peter Thiel's original vision of online payments....
22:51, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen's Research Lab Turned an Old Microbus Into an EV Technology-Crammed Concept Vehicle Volkswagen’s California-based Electronic Research Laboratory has been re-named the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC), and has been given an expanded role in the company. So, to celebrate, they did the only rational thing they could ...
23:51, 07/03/2019

Autocar confidential: Volkswagen plans wireless updates, Audi gives us the heads-up and more Volkswagen ID 3 will be updated wirelessly, but only when the time is right Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's wander through the backstage area of motoring, we find...
01:51, 07/02/2019

Volkswagen Should Absolutely Make Rabbit Confetti a Factory Paint Option During this weekend’s Southern Worthersee, Volkswagen debuted a slew of mildly modified new cars to the gathered Euro Tuner crowd. VW wants to lean in to the whole scene, and show off the concepts to folks who might be willing to perform these modifi...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Volkswagen sets aside 5.5 billion euros in contingent liabilities for diesel scandal Volkswagen said it has set aside 5.5 billion euros ($6.16 billion) in contingent liabilities to cover possible risks arising from a diesel cheating scandal, chief financial officer Frank Witter said on Thursday....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Volkswagen unit Porsche to pay 535 million euro fine over diesel cheating German prosecutors imposed a 535 million euro ($598 million) fine on German luxury carmaker Porsche AG, a unit of Volkswagen, as punishment for lapses in supervisory duties which allowed the company to cheat diesel emissions tests....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Algerian ex-prime minster in court over Volkswagen-linked corruption scandal Four-time PM Ahmed Ouyahia has been questioned for a second time over alleged corruption involving the local partner of Volkswagen. He's the latest to face investigation as part of an army purge on the old ruling elite....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Volkswagen to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
16:17, 06/14/2019

Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals expected to involve collaboration on electric and autonomous vehicles....
22:17, 07/11/2019

Volkswagen Set to Launch a New Compact SUV Called Tarek for North America: Report During an event in Argentina, Volkswagen announced to the gathered crowd that a new SUV, slotted below the Tiguan, would be built for worldwide consumption. According to Argentina Autoblog he car will be built in Russia and China under the Tharu name...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Volkswagen approaches potential buyers of MAN Energy Solutions unit: sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, a unit which makes large diesel engines used in ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
14:51, 05/06/2019

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Weird space object 'Oumuamua' was not an alien spacecraft after all, scientists say That weird, cigar-shaped outer space object that flew through our solar system a couple of years ago wasn't an alien spacecraft after all, scientists announced Monday in a new study.       ...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:34, 07/15/2019

Man reports 'weird and creepy' home break in: Nothing taken, house cleaned Nate Roman, 44, said the beds were made, the rugs vacuumed and the toilets scrubbed in his Marlborough, Massachusetts home.        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Machado feels a 'weird nervous' in his return to Baltimore Returning to Camden Yards far richer than when he left and sporting the dark blue colors of the San Diego Padres, Manny Machado looked back fondly about his time with the Orioles and acknowledged that he was nervous about facing his former team ...
02:34, 06/26/2019

Phil Mickelson posts another weird video: 'As the putts go down, the thumbs are coming up' Phil Mickelson, who posted a bizarre video before the third round of the Masters, had an even stranger one Saturday at the PGA Championship.        ...
21:51, 05/18/2019

Padres slugger Manny Machado feels 'a weird nervous' in return to Baltimore Manny Machado isn’t the kind of guy you would expect to be nervous. But hours before making his return to Camden Yards he said he feels 'a weird nervous.'       ...
02:34, 06/26/2019

Miranda Lambert jokes about 'weird (expletive)' she did on work hiatus, including wedding Miranda Lambert enjoyed her hiatus following her whirlwind romance with Brendan McLoughlin. But her team was eager for her to get back to work.        ...
06:17, 07/03/2019

United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned car p...
09:17, 05/30/2019

Large carmakers including Volkswagen, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines: study Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to AlixPartners....
08:51, 06/26/2019

Ford and Volkswagen have inked a deal to share technology for electric and autonomous vehicles (F, VW) Ford Motor Company Ford and Volkswagen will collaborate on electric and autonomous vehicle technologies. The new framework will be an extension of last year's partnership on commercial vehicles. Both companies declined to give any more details, bu...
00:17, 07/06/2019

Volkswagen reportedly calls off partnership with self-driving start-up Aurora, in talks with Ford Three people familiar with the matter told the Financial Times that after a trial run that lasted a few months, the German automaker declined to renew the contract with Aurora....
20:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Workers of Volkswagen Tennessee plant refile petition for union vote The United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Wednesday it filed a new petition for a union election at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, after the U.S. agency in charge of enforcing labor law dismissed a previous one....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen's All-Electric Prototype Officially Annihilated the Goodwood Hill Climb Record The Goodwood Hill Climb is an extremely short run, as hill climbs go, but Volkswagen and racer Romain Dumas now owns the official record for fastest time in history run up the driveway. Running the same Volkswagen ID. R that he used to break the Pike...
20:00, 07/06/2019

Twitter Rant: Harry Styles Is Tweeting That He Wants One Of His Songs To Have A Parentheses At The End Of It Like ‘(Original Song From DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS)’ But Doesn’t Know How To Get It That Way Harry Styles has made a lot of big moves in recent years, but it looks like the singer is ready to take things to a whole new level: Harry Styles is tweeting that he wants one of his songs to have a parentheses at the end of it like “(Original Song f...
05:51, 06/21/2019

Volkswagen Motorsport India To Enter ITC Category With Factory Team In National Car Racing Champions Volkswagen Motorsport India is known for its one-make race championships, having cemented its position in the domestic motorsport arena. Taking a step further in its commitment towards motorsport in......
18:17, 06/20/2019

Volkswagen, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech: source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commercial vehicles, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
01:51, 07/06/2019

2019 National Car Racing Championship: Volkswagen Dominates Indian Touring Car Category In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India dominated the first round of the Indian Touring Car (ITC) category in the 2019 National Car Racing Championship. The opening round of the season was held at the Kari Motor......
15:17, 06/23/2019

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery. (WMT) Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores, Walmart Supercenters, and Walmart Neighbo...
00:17, 06/16/2019

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi hails Unai Emery impact after 'weird' transition from Arsene Wenger reign Alex Iwobi has been won over by Unai Emery after admitting the early stages under the new Arsenal head coach were "weird" as he stepped into the shoes of Arsene Wenger....
14:34, 05/24/2019

Prague court rules Czech Skoda, Volkswagen owners qualify for $23 million in compensation - report A Prague district court has ruled that Czech owners of Skoda and Volkswagen cars qualify for 533 million crowns ($23.30 million) in compensation linked to the so-called Dieselgate emissions scandal, a news website reported on Wednesday....
13:17, 06/19/2019

Target's Vineyard Vines collection is being sold for double the original price on Ebay and Facebook after some customers expressed outrage at how quickly stock ran out Screenshot / Ebay / Benjamin Goggin Target started selling its Vineyard Vines collection over the weekend, and customers are complaining that certain styles and sizes quickly ran out. Many items can easily be located on resale platforms like Ebay an...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Volkswagen Ameo Class 2019: Jeet Jhabakh & Anmol Singh Sahil Lead Charge In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India's first round of the 2019 National Championship Ameo Class saw Jeet Jhabakh secure the lead with two wins out of three races. The Hyderabad-based driver was at his dominant......
23:00, 06/23/2019

Opinion: Mike Fiers' no-hitter makes no sense at all - 'Baseball is definitely a weird game' A's pitcher Mike Fiers entered with a 6.81 ERA and has pitched with 4 teams in 5 seasons. But somehow, incredibly, he tossed MLB's 300th no-hitter.        ...
14:34, 05/08/2019

Reed King's weird, problematic 'FKA USA' imagines a dystopian U.S. ruled by corporations Reed King's weird and problematic "FKA USA" imagines a futuristic U.S. that has splintered into territories ruled by corporations and bandits.        ...
09:51, 06/19/2019

Netflix will release 44 new original movies and shows in July – here’s the full release schedule When it comes to Netflix’s new original movies and shows set to premiere in July, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that in terms of quantity, the release schedule of Netflix original productions is way down next month compared to...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Giant stone money discovered as the 'original Bitcoin' A University of Oregon study traces cryptocurrency’s origins back to an ancient stone money system used in western Micronesia.       ...
21:34, 06/12/2019

Julia Roberts reveals the dark, original 'Pretty Woman' ending Julia Roberts remembers the tragic original ending of "Pretty Woman" before the script went rom-com. It was very dark.        ...
14:17, 06/15/2019

'Law & Order: SVU' outlasts the original NBC drama: A look at the franchise "Law & Order: SVU" just became the longest-running show in Dick Wolf's franchise. Here's a breakdown of the rest of the "Law & Order" universe.        ...
20:17, 05/07/2019

Review: 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 is almost as exquisite as the original With Meryl Streep and a new story of women living with secrets, "Big Little Lies" returns for a second season that almost lives up to the first.        ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

8 of the best cars for teens Consumer Reports says the best cars for teen drivers have forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking available.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Simon Kinberg Likens Dark Phoenix's Original Ending to Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel While the cast of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix has spoken about the similarities between the film’s original ending and the ending of another recent big superhero film—similarities that were so extensive they required the final X-Men installment to u...
21:17, 06/07/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden of Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë for sale The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
10:00, 06/18/2019

'Big Little Lies' Season 2 is almost as exquisite as the original With Meryl Streep and a new story of women living with secrets, "Big Little Lies" returns for a second season that almost lives up to the first.        ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

The Nintendo Switch Lite vs. the original Switch: What's changed? We knew it was coming, but Nintendo's finally drawn the curtain back on a smaller, portable-only version of its successful Switch console. It'll be out in September, in plenty of time before the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield th...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Pizza Hut is updating its Original Pan Pizza for the first time in nearly 40 years Pizza Hut revealed it is updating the recipe to its Original Pan Pizza for the first time since it was introduced nearly 40 years ago.        ...
19:17, 05/29/2019

Reynolds' voice works for Pikachu 'in a weird way' Actor Ryan Reynolds jokes about hiding behind Pikachu at the US premiere of "Pokémon Detective Pikachu," and says he will not be attending the Met Gala. (May 3)        ...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Boring Cars Are Eyesores That story about a man’s fight with his homeowner’s association over his patina’d truck was hardly the first time we’ve reported on a draconian HOA hating a cool car. These stories always play out the same way: someone lives in a neighborhood, someon...
20:00, 05/10/2019

The Hybrid BMW M Cars Are Coming Now that most of BMW’s M cars have enough power to neatly rip your face off, I suppose it’s also time for the automaker to consider how that power is made and put down. First, it gave the M5 all-wheel drive. Soon, there will be hybrid-powered M cars....
03:17, 06/26/2019

Will I Get a Better Deal if I Buy Two Cars From the Same Dealer? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about getting deals on two cars, when the best time to sell priva...
21:00, 06/21/2019

BMW M Cars Will Get On-the-Fly Adjustable Braking The BMW M8 and M8 Competition will get a new generation of BMW’s adjustable drive modes. Plenty of cars now come with “comfort” and “sporty” settings for steering, suspension, and throttle response. But BMW will be one of the first to also offer brak...
00:34, 05/10/2019

Wash Your Cars, You Cowards Summer is here and all excuses you have for not washing your car (and really, are there even any legitimate ones?) have gone out the window. The sun is out, the weather is nice and everyone is generally in a better mood. Get your car to the car wash!...
21:00, 06/25/2019

If Angels Were F1 Cars This Is How They'd Sing The Toro Rosso STR1 was the last F1 car to run a V10 engine. While reading firsthand accounts of its soul-stirring shriek on Reddit is fun, listening to it in this video clip might be the next-best thing to witnessing it in person....
03:34, 06/25/2019

New Cars 2019: What's coming and when? Going new car shopping this year? Before you do, check out our comprehensive list of the most important cars landing in showrooms in 2019 2019 is set to be a bumper year for new cars, with important releases due from Porsche, Volkswagen, BMW, Toyota...
21:17, 05/03/2019

The most-powerful American cars ever Just like the stock market, the neverending American horsepower war has had its ups and downs over the years, but records keep getting broken and the outlook remains bullish....
23:17, 07/01/2019

Drive Your Cars You Cowards Here at Jalopnik, we try not to be redundant in the subject matter of our blogs. Redundancy would be boring for us, boring for you, and would eventually rid us of our prized spot on your bookmark bar. But if there’s anything that needs to be said aga...
00:00, 05/21/2019

To The Perfect Cars of Da' Sha Ra's Bootin' Up With all of the retrospective gaze of Radwood, it’s easy to think that these teens have perfectly grasped how everyone dressed up their cars and themselves back then, But it’s important to go to the source material every so often, and for that we hav...
02:34, 05/21/2019

Top 10 Best Electric Cars 2019 We run down the very best affordable electric city cars, superminis and famliy hatchbacks on sale in Britain today Electric cars are more popular today than they have ever been. And why wouldn’t they be? An electric vehicle (EV) lets you travel in s...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Top 10 best luxury cars 2019 Luxury cars are not just defined by their cosseting ride, extensive levels of technology and refinement, but the level of prestige they bring. But which one has the most class to top our best ten list? Luxury cars – a class comprised in significant...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Corden's London trip: Dodgeball with Michelle Obama, talk of Trump's 'weird' royal visit We catch up with James Corden before his show heads to London next week, where he plays dodgeball against Michelle Obama. He also weighs in on Trump.        ...
13:51, 06/17/2019

The future of Jaguar sports cars Departing Jaguar design boss Ian Callum lays out his blueprint for Jaguar's sporting future - and sketches it for us A key part of the legacy Ian Callum leaves Jaguar after 20 years as its director of design is a clear understanding of how the brand...
09:34, 06/10/2019

Why Europe just boosted 5G over Wi-Fi for connected cars Here's an easy way to understand why European member states shut down an EU effort to mandate Wi-Fi as the car connectivity standard of the future.Read More...
01:17, 07/06/2019

Enough with the 'Actually, Electric Cars Pollute More' Bullshit Already I know, I know, dunking on the Wall Street Journal editorial board is a bit like smacking your four-year-old nephew’s would-be jumper out of the air before it even leaves his hands. But in an Op-Ed last week it peddled the tired and disingenuous noti...
21:34, 04/29/2019

Top 15 most-American made cars in 2019 Cars.com’s American-Made Index analyzes a range of factors to determine which new cars and trucks contribute more to the U.S. economy.       ...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Toyota cars will now turn themselves off if you forget Toyota cars and SUVs with push-button ignitions will now turn themselves off after being parked for a period of time, even if the driver didn't hit the "Engine Off" button....
02:00, 06/15/2019

GST On Cars, Bikes To Be Brought Down? Here's What Analysts Say While the auto sector dominates the wish-list for now, experts also feel a relief to the salaried taxpayers and further rationalisation of GST rates will benefit all....
21:00, 06/14/2019

How the UK's top car design college is readying for a new era of cars Your next car starts life here: the RCA is home to the UK's most prestigious car design courses The next generation of car designers will need a fresh skill set. The Royal College of Art is already on the case The car industry is at a once-in-a-ge...
01:34, 07/09/2019

Here's a Sad List of All the Cars About to Go Extinct From the UK's Roads Every time I hear about something like the Audi TT being cancelled and replaced by an electric car, I try to take comfort that all of the good combustion cars currently on the roads won’t be going anywhere overnight. However, this new study about the...
02:17, 05/25/2019

Top 10 best hardcore sports cars 2019 Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren… they all want to have best hardcore sports car. We've tested them all to determine which one takes the accolade Welcome to true-blue petrolhead territory. This is where incredible outright grip and pace, vivid...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Here's Uber's dream of flying cars Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety questions about plans for increased air traffic over ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Europeans now burn more palm oil in their cars than they eat Palm oil consumption in the EU jumped by 7 per cent in 2017 because it is increasingly used as a biofuel – driving the destruction of orangutans’ habitat...
18:34, 04/28/2019

BMW will have 25 electrified cars on the road by 2023 At a tech-focused event in Munich, Germany this week, BMW officials have repeated the mantra that they deliver what they promise. Turns out, they also deliver quicker than they originally promised....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Ford's Letting Us Down on Electric Cars The Ford Motor Company bravely and ambitiously announced today that it would be launching an all-electric model... based on existing MEB platform architecture cribbed from Volkswagen. The VW I.D. 3, sharing that platform, is planned for launch next s...
06:17, 07/13/2019

Pre-registered cars: buying guide Tips & advice 24 Jun, 2019 Pre-registered cars explained: what they are and how they can save you a bundle of cash over a brand-new car...
18:34, 06/24/2019

Driverless Cars May Be Coming, but Let’s Not Get Carried Away “We’ve tried to turn down the hype and make people understand how hard this is,” says Gill Pratt, an expert in robotics and head of the Toyota Research Institute....
21:51, 06/20/2019

'Cuphead' will be available to play in Tesla cars Do you feel the Atari titles in Tesla cars are a little too easy for your parking lot gaming sessions? You're about to get something much harder. Elon Musk has revealed to IGN's Ryan McCaffrey that Studio MDHR's retro-styled, legendari...
23:34, 06/02/2019

'PSA is at the forefront of getting electric cars normalised' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the general public...
15:34, 06/20/2019