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Terrafugia completes first FAA test flight/drive

Terrafugia completes first FAA test flight/drive

In the 1950’s, Americans were obsessed with flight. ‘To the Moon or Bust’ was our creed, and by golly, we meant it. The Russians had already sent a satellite buzzing over our heads (Sputnik 1), and we quickly followed suit with satellites of our own. Thanks to Eisenhower’s newly formed NASA rocket building division, the… Read more »

Really? Aston Martin builds DB9 for FB fans

Really? Aston Martin builds DB9 for FB fans

  In a recent marketing schtick, Aston Martin promised to build a car in celebration of reaching 1 Million fans on Facebook. The hook was, fans would get to choose the model, options, colors, the whole 9. And then they actually built it! Unveiled recently at Aston Martin’s headquarters in Gaydon England,.the unique 2012 Aston… Read more »

Lexus recalls 154k RX crossovers

Lexus recalls 154k RX crossovers

The ‘Great Toyota Floor Mat Recall’ continues as Lexus adds 154,000 2010 Lexus RX 350 & 2010 Lexus RX 450h models to the tally. It seems the reason as to do with “unsecured or incompatible floor mat entrapment of the accelerator pedal”. Seriously? The last time that Toyota had such troubles, people were claiming the… Read more »

Chinese automaker sets up shop in Detroit

Chinese automaker sets up shop in Detroit

The Chinese have been expected to enter the American car market for the past decade or so. In fact, it’s rumored that the South Korean auto-giant Hyundai-Kia thought that a flood of cheap Chinese cars would all but push them out of the lucrative North American market. Theoretically (see: Probably), this is why their cars… Read more »

2013 Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake not coming to US

2013 Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake not coming to US

The Mercedes CLS is responsible for creating the so-called ‘4-door Coupe’ segment. Yes, I know that makes about as much sense as calling it a ‘round square’. But at the time, the luxury car world needed some fresh thinking. And Mercedes provided it, in the form of a sexy sedan, that had the lines of… Read more »

Really? Smart releases new ForTwo Shampoo Edition

Really? Smart releases new ForTwo Shampoo Edition

The Smart ForTwo hasn’t been ‘cool’ in years. In fact, it’s never been cool, just small, and maybe trendy. But that hasn’t stopped Daimler-Benz from making these diminutive butt-haulers. And now there’s a new special edition Smart ForTwo, that proves just how out-of-touch Smart executives really are.   Called the Smart ForTwo Iceshine, it comes… Read more »

VW opens Porsche wing at Autostadt

VW opens Porsche wing at Autostadt

Porsche and Volkswagen have a long history together. Ferdinand Porsche designed the first Volkswagen in 1934, and he ran the company while Hitler was busy stomping around Europe. The Allies ousted Porsche after the war, so he began building his own cars in 1948. Several years ago, Porsche’s grandson Ferdinand Piech, who also happened to… Read more »

Oh great! EPA approves E15 fuel

Oh great! EPA approves E15 fuel

The U.S. federal government is not known for making brilliant decisions. Federally mandated healthcare, limiting domestic oil exploration, and the list goes on. But the EPA’s decision to allow the sale of E15 gasoline, vaults governmental stupidity to new heights. E15 is a blend of 85% gasoline, and 15% ethanol. For the uninitiated, it’s basically… Read more »

Ford website offers one-stop shopping for parts

Ford website offers one-stop shopping for parts

If you’ve ever restored a classic car, then you know how time consuming it can be to locate parts. But Ford can make restoring that classic Mustang or Model T a whole lot easier, by directing you to suppliers that sell Ford licensed parts. From an entire 1967 Ford Mustang body shell, to window cranks… Read more »

A 508-hp…Volvo S60?!

A 508-hp…Volvo S60?!

Last week, we reported on a rather limp-wristed tuned Volvo V40. But this one comes from Polestar (Volvo’s outsource tunning department), so it’s got some serious Swedish meatballs. While the Polestar Volvo S60 is officially a concept, they’ve hinted at a limited production run, if sufficient interest is generated. This mad Volvo has a ginormous… Read more »