Auto repair question draws $35M to campaigns

Fundraising reports have emerged as the latest point of contention in the tense fight automobile manufacturers and third-party repair companies are waging over a Massachusetts ballot question. Tens of millions of dollars have already flowed into the race over Question 1, which, if approved, would require automobile manufacturers to ensure […]

PV Auto Show shifts gears with new leadership

Joe DeSalvo  |  For the Times-Union With the 18th annual Ponte Vedra Auto Show now just two months away, the event’s new organizer says it’s “gearing up for what will be a great day of fantastic cars and family fun.’’ That’s the word from Justin Felker, president of Art ‘n […]

Runner Auto bringing KTM motorcycles to Bangladesh

Torri Donley

The famed off-road motorcycles of KTM would soon be available in Bangladesh thanks to Runner Automobiles, which yesterday announced an agreement with Bajaj Auto that part-owns the Austrian bike brand to become its authorised distributor. Up until now Bajaj motorcycles were solely distributed in Bangladesh by Uttara Motors. Runner will […]

How an L.A. auto legend’s China venture crashed

Torri Donley

An S1 sports car is parked at the entrance to the Jiangsu Saleen auto plant in Rugao, China. (Saleen Automotive Inc.) Last July, Steve Saleen, the Southern California designer of souped-up Ford Mustangs and eponymous supercars, walked onto a strobe-lit stage at Beijing National Stadium to launch a new line […]

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Torri Donley

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Site: Indianapolis, Indiana Schedule: Sunday, race, 4 p.m. (NBC) Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race distance: 160 laps, 400 miles Last year: Kevin Harvick won from the pole in the final race to make the playoffs, matching his win from […]