Schu’s family prepares for his 50th

The family of stricken seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher have assured fans the Ferrari great is being well cared for as they prepare to celebrate his 50th birthday on Thursday. Schumacher, who retired from racing in 2012, has not been seen in public since he suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident […]

PS4 games news: Good news for PlayStation gamers as Sony prepares for big free update

If you’re a fan of playing free PS4 games on your PlayStation consoles, there’s been some great news in the last week. Big release news has been announced for Warframe, a free download on PS4 consoles that doesn’t require a PS Plus subscription to play. There aren’t that many games on the PS4 that are […]

Abe prepares for Beijing visit, says Japan will bolster ties with China

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to bolster cooperation and friendship between his country and China. His key policy speech came the day before he makes the first trip to Beijing by a Japanese leader in seven years. Japan and China are both responsible for the region’s peace and prosperity, Abe said, adding that […]

California Prepares Counteroffensive in Great American Gas War, Asks Automakers For Ammo

California is considering a formal, public counter-proposal to the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of the existing fuel economy requirements for passenger vehicles. Gearing up for the launch, the state has requested that automakers present detailed information on their future products and explain why they’re seeking relief from fueling mandates they previously agreed to adhere to. […]

US aircraft carriers are spending less time deployed for war — which could become a problem as the US Navy prepares to take on China and Russia

US Navy Photo Forced to pay the high cost of overuse of America’s carrier force during the global war on terror, backlogs at public shipyards and extended maintenance periods are seeing US carriers spending more time in port or in the shop than deployed. The deployment rate for US carriers has dropped to a 25-year […]

As Dr. Z Prepares to Move On, Daimler Taps a Swede for CEO Job

Daimler AG and its Mercedes-Benz division won’t have Dieter Zetsche at the helm for much longer. The mustachioed, jeans-loving chief executive, who’s headed the automaker since 2000, leaves the position in May, the automaker announced Wednesday. Dr. Z isn’t leaving the company — come May, the 65-year-old will accept the role of chairman of the group’s supervisory […]

VW Board Prepares to Decide Jailed Audi CEO’s Fate

Volkswagen’s supervisory board will meet on Monday to map out the future of Rupert Stadler, the suspended chief executive of its Audi brand. German outlet Der Spiegel reported on Friday that VW intends to decide whether or not Stadler, who has been in police custody since mid-June as part of a broader probe into the company’s […]

As Inventory Dwindles, Genesis Prepares to Turn It On Again

If you noticed your neighbor adding a glistening new Genesis model (the midsized one or the bigger one) to their driveway in the past month, you’re a member of a very small group. Genesis, the luxury marque born of Hyundai, didn’t sell many vehicles in August, but that’s all part of the plan. The brand’s […]