Millionaire tractor maker Ferruccio Lamborghini wanted to build a better, faster sports car in Italy than rival Enzo Ferrari when he established Automobili Lamborghini in 1963.
Sergio Marchionne may need a miracle to pull off his latest gambit: Take his sporty Alfa Romeo brand global with more expensive models and triple its sales volume by 2016 - after years of losses.
In a workshop in a dusty industrial area on the outskirts of Dubai, engineers are stripping down a Toyota Land Cruiser to install armoured plating, bullet resistant glass and run-flat tyres.
Embattled Daimler AG boss Dieter Zetsche will this week defend his strategy - and his job - by unveiling a new Mercedes seen as key to the premium carmaker's turnaround.
Plunging prices and over-capacity will again this year cast a shadow over the Geneva International Motor Show, which kicks off this week, but plenty of luxury racing dreams should still be prominently on display.
Starved of exciting holiday ideas for the family? How about a road trip through a foreign land on a four-wheel-drive?
Petronas' ultimate aim in supporting the local motor-racing fraternity is to eventually see Malaysians “becoming paid drivers” in the world of Formula One and MotorGP.
Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has had to live in the shadows of far more illustrious names but, as far as he is concerned, nothing fazes him.
As cliched as it may sound, the one message that Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One ace Lewis amilton treasures the most from his father’s many words of wisdom is: Never give up!
Do not be fooled by Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah’s playful exterior – childish behaviour, pranks, jokes and cheeky smile – because beneath all that lies a fierce competitor.
Spectators injured when they were hit by wreckage from a crash at a Nascar race on Saturday face a significant obstacle if they want to pursue injury lawsuits against Daytona International Speedway, its owner and the sport's governing body Nascar: the fine print on their tickets.
Let's talk snakes and automobiles.
The B10 programme, if fully implemented, may lead to a positive outlook for CPO price by next year. It can also raise palm oil usage in Malaysia by one million tonnes, according to CIMB Research.
Britain was the only bright spot in European car sales last year but to maintain the growth, carmakers will have to keep offering such hefty incentives that they may erode any remaining profit.
Being the only female Chinese professional car racer and drifter in Malaysia, Leona Chin certainly has much to brag about.
The modern car is one of the most sophisticated machines ever created. Dozens of control systems and computer processors work together to ensure it works seamlessly and effectively day in and day out.
But machines do break down occasionally. The technical team of The Otomotif College (TOC) is here to offer advice and help troubleshoot car problems
The team of seven trainers, led by Allan Cabiles (pic), has collectively 30 years of experience in a wide range of car makes. The TOC Team prides itself on keeping pace with the ever-evolving automotive industry. Its trainers undergo training sessions with a network of 800 industry partners across the country.
With such an extensive body of knowledge, think of the TOC Team as your go-to automotive experts.
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