When your special someone really wanted a hood ornament shaped like Jayne Mansfield under the tree at Christmas, JC Whitney had you covered.
Back before drones, iPads, hoverboards, BB-8 droids and the Consumer Protection Agency, the toys we got under the tree had the real risk of injury and/or house fire. Some were good, some not so good. We’ve cataloged some of the biggest winners and losers from the Sears Wish Book, circa 1977.
Over the years, the “Craftsman” name has been synonymous with hand tool quality. Recent developments, though, have challenged that perception in a big way. If you’re looking to build a comprehensive starter set for the DIY’er in your life, is Craftsman still the way to go?
It’s been a pretty grim November and December over at GM. First, GM announced 15,000 layoffs, the death of three car lines and the closure of three factories. Now, it shows the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD and the world explodes.
Digging around the innerwebz for a few vintage automotive holiday photos, we stumbled upon this absolute goldmine of photos. The cars are cool, but what they say about the time and the location is just perfect.
“[F]or years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa.” Those words came from “Engine Charlie” Wilson, the one-time chairman and CEO of General Motors, who went on to become Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Secretary of Defense in 1953. If that’s still true today, things aren’t so hot. […]
If you’ve operated an automobile over the last decade or so, you’ve probably been aware that headlights have become exceedingly obnoxious. Ford Super Duty drivers, in particular, must spend half their nighttime driving flashing oncoming drivers that, no, their high beams aren’t on, but their low beams are so blinding that it makes the high […]
It’s Thanksgiving week and you’re probably about to head out with at least one side dish in the car. We asked our Facebook audience and our friends over on Car Talk’s page to relay their worst food transportation nightmare.
We’re still a day away from Thanksgiving. Much of the Northeast has dealt with two shots of snow so far, and Thanksgiving Day 2018 looks like it may be the coldest ever recorded. With this as a backdrop, RAM arrived at a gathering of the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) to kick off an […]