Category Archives: Weekly News Recap

Not Again: Viper Production Halted for Two Weeks


Ever since the original Dodge Viper went into production in 1992, it has been slithering down America’s back roads and plastering big grins on drivers’ faces. But as of late, sales for the SRT/Dodge Viper (or whatever parent company Fiat wants to call it now) have been stagnant, resulting in a freeze on Viper production at Chrysler’s Conner Avenue plant that took effect in April. Continue Reading »

European Carbuying Laws Shift Power from Automakers


A new batch of legislation in Europe, freshly pressed into law as of June 13, is shifting the power curve between dealerships and carbuyers, and it’s got a lot of people talking. Continue Reading »

Japan Wants to Axe the Kei Cars


Pronounced like the letter “K”, Japan’s small and efficient kei cars have been the lifeblood of the working-class for years – serving as economical city-cars, delivery vans, work trucks, and even food vendors. But the Japanese government sees the pint-sized vehicles as a stumbling block for the country in mid-recovery, and is putting the pressure on automakers to start phasing them out. Continue Reading »

Has America Lost its Passion for Driving?


Going back to the very inception of automobiles, America has had an infatuation with the car, arguably more so than any other country. But after decades of this on-ramp adoration, Americans seem to be ditching their wheels for alternative modes of transport. Continue Reading »

Saab Production Grinds to a Halt Once Again


Excuse the pun, but Saab’s recent track record has become quite the sob story. The automaker’s parent company, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), has halted production of the 9-3 and cut back its workforce in the wake of financial uncertainty. Continue Reading »

UK Car Dealers Fall Silent On Used Rental Car History


Buying a used car is an event that most people will experience at least once in their adult life, but the experience has left many drivers in the UK with a bad taste after dealers have neglected to pass on critical car history reports relating to rental fleet ownership. Continue Reading »

How an NYC Taxi Driver Pocketed $28k in Unpaid Tolls


Times are tough and every paycheck counts, so pinching pennies here and there is a reality for many Americans. Though while most people cut them from their grocery or heating bills, one New York City cab driver cut them from his tolls. Everyday. For nearly two years. Continue Reading »

Popular This Week: From An Electric Corvette To A Supercar SuperBus


Welcome to the weekend, race fans! Well, we welcome car fans of all kinds, but this weekend, yours truly is down in Baltimore for the Grand Prix! This is a unique weekend in which an ALMS race (modified Corvettes and Vipers, as well as prototypes) is held on one day, and the IndyCar Grand Prix is held on the next.

There is a lot of racing going on, and this coming week, we’ll have a host of stories on technology that has made its way from the racecar to the road, and how Corvette’s racing tires helped develop the tires for the ZR1 and C7 Corvettes!

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Most Popular This Week: Tesla Raises the Safety Bar and the New Toyota Supra

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Ah, it’s the weekend again. And while most of you gear up to head out for a (hopefully) sunny Sunday drive, we here at BoldRide are giving you some of the most talked about stories of the week.

We started with a wrap up of last weekend’s festivities in Monterey- including the 1,000-hp GTR1 from Galpin Auto Sports, and the 1,750-hp Laraki Epitome concept. Although, not to overshadow Ferrari’s nearly 600-hp 458 Speciale.

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Most Popular This Week: BMW’s M4 Coupe and Amphibious Cars


Hello race fans, welcome back to the weekend! And here at BoldRide, we’re happy to compile the best automotive stories of the week. If you’re not out getting in a great weekend drive, then hopefully these news posts will get you geared up to get in that epic road trip. So kick back and check out the best stories of the week.

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