Bumper Cars

‘Happy offseason’: Kevin Harvick picks up Chase Elliott for Bristol, then retires from NASCAR playoffs

Chase Elliott is still eligible for a second straight NASCAR Cup Series championship, not thanks to Kevin Harvick. Harvick, meanwhile, is out of the 2021 playoffs after failing late in Sunday’s race. Elliott and his team couldn’t be happier. Elliott wished Harvick’s No.4 team a “happy offseason and a merry Christmas” in a post-race interview with NBC. Elliott’s No.9 crew ...

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Here are some childproof tips

Contrary to popular belief, Las Vegas can certainly be a family destination, and it is. Las Vegas, Nevada isn’t just a great place for bachelorette parties and last minute weddings. It can also be a great vacation for families with children of all ages! With Circus Circus’s Adventuredome, the Bellagio Fountains, the High Roller and more, Las Vegas, Nevada has ...

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Launch of new personalized liveries for the Citroën Ami quadricycle

Citroën has expanded the number of customization options open to buyers of the new Ami in Europe, revealing several humorous liveries that can be applied to the small electric quadricycle. Citroën says these new customization options preview some of the extras that will be available to buyers when the Ami arrives in the UK in spring 2022. However, we’ll have ...

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Readers share stories of summer travel incidents

If 2020 was the year that travel was cut short, 2021 was the year of erratic swerving and side-turning, like a teenager driving a bumper car. Summer travel has been particularly chaotic, as travelers have been emboldened by vaccines, looser restrictions and cheap airline tickets. For many, their travels turned into puzzle after puzzle: airline schedules were in chaos, extreme ...

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Feedback on the Volvo 480

As we walk through the past, talking about Ferraris or Maserati, we remember cars that are sleek, curvaceous and dramatic. But when we think of classic Volvos, what comes to mind are the indestructible “tanks”. Think of a car that as immortal as the Volvo 850, we wait ! Classic Volvos are known for their boxy design, serious safety and ...

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Production version of smart Concept # 1 is anticipated by patent images

When smart unveiled Concept # 1 at IAA Mobility 2021, it said it was close to production. In other words, that was already pretty much what the final car would look like. Patent images filed with EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) confirm that and show us what the company meant by “almost:” minor changes the EV will have. The ...

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Oil crisis: how five more liters of gasoline crippled the country | UK News

The UK has experienced several temporary shortages of basic necessities since the start of the pandemic. In recent weeks, disruption of normally highly efficient supply chain systems has contributed to fuel shortages on the forecourt across the country. Data shows that a rapid change in customer demand – panic buying – has led to a sharp decline in fuel stocks ...

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UK companies raise prices at record pace, car sales plummet as supply chain crisis deepens – business live | Business

Hello and welcome to our continued coverage of the global economy, financial markets, UK supply chain crisis and business. September has turned out to be a cruel month for UK car dealers, as the global semiconductor shortage hits the auto industry. New car registrations in the UK fell 35% year-on-year in September to around 214,000 units, according to preliminary industry ...

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November, the most dangerous month for animal collisions

The memory of hitting an animal while driving can be hard to forget, even for a very young child. It was a sunny morning. The whole family was on the road trip, their car traveling on the inner lane of the freeway. Then, out of nowhere, an adult German Shepherd crossed the road like lightning. The driving father reduced speed ...

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Jenson Button’s car collection is worthy of F1 royalty

Jenson Button was the cheerful but tenacious underdog of Formula 1, who, when he finally got his hands on a winning car, never looked back. Entering the sport in 2000, he was the youngest Briton in F1 history. In 2009, at the age of 29, he realized his dream of becoming world champion. He was also ready to take a ...

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