Motorsports
Singapore rolls out red carpet for the car industry Monday, January 16, 2017 6:58 pm | Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III

Singapore flung its doors open and put its best foot forward for this year’s staging of the Singapore Motor Show.

WATCH | Dutch students STORM around world on self-made electric motorbike Monday, January 16, 2017 3:46 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon.com

Students who built an electric motorbike from scratch have successfully completed an 80-day ride around the world.

China, Europe drive shift to electric cars as US lags Monday, January 16, 2017 12:11 am | Laurence Frost, Reuters

Electric cars will pick up critical momentum in 2017, many in the auto industry believe – just not in North America.

Nissan picks London for first European on-road autonomous car tests Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:11 pm | Costas Pitas, Reuters

Japanese carmaker Nissan said it will conduct its first European real-world trials of self-driving cars in London, choosing Britain just months after it said it would build two new models in the country.

Road rage: What is it and how to prevent it Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:02 pm | Text by Dino Ray V. Directo III

With Metro Manila’s traffic jams as a daily occurrence, the risk of getting into a heated argument with another motorist is higher.

VW says has draft $4.3 billion deal to settle US criminal charges Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:15 pm | Agence France-Presse

Volkswagen AG said on Tuesday it had a “concrete draft” agreement to pay an additional $4.3 billion in fines and plead guilty to criminal charges to end the emissions-cheating scandal known as “dieselgate”.

BREAKING NEWS as of Jan 19, 2017 6:30 am

F1 2016 | Rosberg stuns Formula One with retirement bombshell

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 9:47 am | Alan Baldwin, Reuters

Nico Rosberg stunned Formula One on Friday with the shock announcement that he was retiring only days after achieving a lifetime ambition by winning his first world championship with Mercedes.

F1 2016 | Rosberg beats Hamilton to clinch world title

Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 11:33 pm | Agence France-Presse

Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One world title Sunday by securing second place behind Mercedes arch-rival Lewis Hamilton in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

F1 2016 | Button says Abu Dhabi will be his last race

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 11:23 am | Alan Baldwin, Reuters

Jenson Button says he has no plans to race again in Formula One after Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, even though McLaren are keeping the door open for a possible return in 2018.

F1 2016 | End of an era as Dennis quits as McLaren chief

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 8:54 am | Agence France-Presse

Ron Dennis confirmed on Tuesday he has quit as boss of Formula One outfit McLaren after 35 years following pressure from shareholders.

F1 2016 | Ricciardo wins drama-filled Malaysian GP

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 1:37 am | Daniel Hicks, Agence France-Presse

Daniel Ricciardo led a Red Bull one-two as a distraught Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of regaining the world championship lead went up in smoke at a dramatic, action-packed Malaysian Grand Prix

F1 2016 | Rosberg holds off Ricciardo to seize championship lead

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 12:19 am | Daniel Hicks, Agence France-Presse

Nico Rosberg won the Singapore Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to seize the drivers’ world championship lead from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third.

F1 2016 | Rosberg wins in Italy to cut Hamilton's lead

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 1:09 am | Alan Baldwin, Reuters

Germany’s Nico Rosberg won the Italian Grand Prix for dominant Mercedes on Sunday to cut team mate Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One world championship lead to two points with seven races remaining.

F1 2016 | German GP future remains uncertain

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 2:09 pm | Abhishek Takle, Reuters

Hockenheim will host the German Formula One Grand Prix again in 2018 but next year’s race remains uncertain.

F1 2016 | Hamilton powers to victory in German Grand Prix

Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 10:25 pm | Reuters

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton eased his Mercedes to a dominant victory in the German Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday and secured his fourth victory in a row.

F1 2016 | Hamilton wins in Hungary to take overall lead

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:42 pm | Abhishek Takle, Reuters

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday to seize the championship lead from team mate Nico Rosberg for the first time this season.

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