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    Report: Hamburg working to eliminate cars within city limits by 2034 [w/poll]
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    Hard as it may be to fathom, there are places in the world where cars simply don't make sense. Many of these places are the centers of major cities. And while most major North American cities are fairly easy to get through via car, that's because they've benefited from more modern city planning ...

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    Official: DP Motorsport tries to turn a vintage Porsche 911 into a sleeper
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    Once you get past the fact that it's hard to call a car a sleeper when it has race-product stickers on its quarter panel, and the script across the back panel reads "Porsche 911 3.2 Sleeper," it's fun to imagine what this car can do. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 911, Germany's ...

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    Report: BMW Ultimate Swimming Machine leaves German police feeling soggy
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    Four men were pulled over in the German town of Eibenstock in what a police report described as "a convertible of a slightly different kind." What made this BMW 3 Series Convertible different? It was filled with 2006 litres (530 gallons) of water. Yes, four German men had turned their car into a ...

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    Featured: Oddities from the greatest car show you've never heard of
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    The Techno Classica show that takes place in Essen, Germany every spring may well be the greatest car show on Earth. It's 1.3 million square feet of dealer, manufacturer, restorer and auction displays combined with a massive car corral and swap meet. While German makes predominate the floor ...

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    Video: Top 10 Crashes from the 2013 Red Bull Soapbox Race in Germany [w/video]
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    The Red Bull Soapbox Race is one racing event where attendees from all walks of life can go to have a riot of a time. It's a race that doesn't judge participants solely on speed. Along with speed, creativity, style and outrageous cars and drivers are encouraged. Their tagline "Where fast is good ...

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    Report: Porsche again staring down another US$1.8B in hedge fund lawsuits
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    The sequence of events from 2007 that began with Porsche's secret attempt to take over Volkswagen, and instead lead to Porsche being taken over by VW, continues to instigate lawsuits against the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer. A group of hedge funds that suffered over US$1 billion in losses ...

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    Video: Vettel and Schumacher win 2012 Race of Champions Nations Cup for Germany, again
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    With so many different cars, competitions, rulebooks and drivers gunning for wins each weekend in various racing events all across the world, how do you go about crowning the best of the best? Put more simply, Who is the best racing driver in the world? No single event or series is ever going to ...

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    Report: Opel to close German plant in 2016, fears continued Euro slump
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    The European financial crisis has claimed another victim, as Opel has stated that it is going to close its Bochum, Germany facility. The closure is set to occur in 2016, when the current Opel Zafira minivan ends its production run. According to Automotive News Europe, parent company General ...

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    Featured: 9ff shows 437 km/h GT9 Vmax at Essen show [w/video]
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    There's a scene in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps where Shia LaBoeuf asks a fellow banker, "What's your number – how much would you need to get out of the business?" The answer he gets: "More." More is apparently the operating principle at 9ff, the specialist Porsche tuner out of Germany ...

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    Report: What's ex-CEO Wendelin Wiedeking doing after Porsche? Pizza
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    Three years after an oversize corporate appetite resulted in him departing the CEO's throne at Porsche, Wendelin Wiedeking is back in the hunger business having announced a chain of pizza and pasta restaurants called Vialino. The eatery business isn't new to the former Porsche boss, nor are ...

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