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Apple turns to local track for its alleged car testing

Apple turns to local track for its alleged car testing

With rumors having it that Apple might enter the auto field, the British newspaper the Guardian reported that the tech company had made inquiries into using a Bay Area navy base for car testing. The newspaper said that engineers from Apple’s Special Project group met in May with officials from […]

[Video] Ferrari 458 Speciale caught in action

[Video] Ferrari 458 Speciale caught in action

A Ferrari 458 Speciale was filmed in action stretching its V8 muscles at the Fiorano test track in Italy. This is the Italian company’s most powerful naturally aspirated V8. As opposed to the usual red paint scheme, this time around we see the more hardcore 458 wearing a different paint […]

Tesla Buys Former Toyota and GM Test Track

Tesla Buys Former Toyota and GM Test Track

Tesla has recently bought an old test track formerly used by Toyota and GM. The 35-acre piece of land is located next to Tesla’s manufacturing plant in Fremont, California. The automaker’s spokesperson, Shanna Hendriks, told reporters that the automaker wants to use the facility to expand its current operations, but […]

Chrysler Buys Harley-Davidson Collier County Test Track

Chrysler Buys Harley-Davidson Collier County Test Track

Chrysler paid $7 million to buy the old Ford and Harley-Davidson test track located in eastern Collier County. “The road surfaces that they have on the track there really offer optimum conditions for weather season testing,” said Chrysler spokesman Michael Palese. “We’ll be doing a lot of handling-type tests. We’ll […]