If your “On This Day” function on Facebook is correct, this is the second anniversary of an Oscar Meyer Wienermobile crash in Enola, Pennsylvania. Wienermobile crashes are irresistible, so we’ve collected evidence of the crashes we know about:
If you’ve watched Law and Order long enough, you’ve seen former mayor’s aides turn into murderers and then recycle into prosecutors. When something works you stick with it. It’s the same with cars in a lot of productions. Something is cheap, close, convenient or sentimental, and it makes its way into several movies and TV shows.
The first time you go to a live auction, there’s a sense of panic that if you scratch your nose or wave at the beer vendor, you’re going home with a car. But you think you’re pretty safe when you’re playing cars with your kid in the living room. Turns out that wasn’t true for […]
It’s generally accepted that the Honda Accord is one of the most reliable cars available, but according to the research from CarComplaints.com, there are good years and not so good years. If you’re in the market for a used Honda Accord, what are the years to look for, and which years should you avoid?
You’ve seen them all your life, but unless you happen to be interested in the hauling arts, you probably haven’t paid much attention to Peterbilt. This month, the company celebrates its 1 millionth truck, and places another footnote in a history that stretches back to the company’s foundation in 1939.
In the midst of the fuel crisis, the 1970s game show Let’s Make a Deal was handing out cars by the trailerload. Here’s a look at what was behind doors number 1, 2 and 3.
There have been two pace car incidents at major races that have special places in the annals of ignominy. The first a lot of people remember: Car dealer Eldon Palmer crashed a Dodge Challenger into the press box at the Indy 500 in 1971, with astronaut John Glenn in the back seat. The second? Not […]
There aren’t many radiator mascots left these days, thanks to both safety and aerodynamic concerns. But in the golden era of automotive art, car companies from exclusive to common adorned their radiators with mascots that were just as recognized as the brand names they signified. Radiator mascots are a special form of artistry, and they’re […]
Just about a month ago, BestRide was on the Bradley Jay Experience on WBZ-AM1030 when a caller asked about his windows that randomly rolled down by themselves, leaving his interior soaked in the pouring rain. We couldn’t figure out why, but now we know the answer.