According to people who pay attention to holidays for which there are no gifts, today is National Name Your Car Day.
Porsche builds fast cars. They’re sleek and sexy and powerful and it’s not at all unusual to see them on the track. They’re the kinds of cars that win races or sit parked in the driveways of those with very deep pockets. But did you know Porsche once made tractors? Well, it did, and this […]
Back in the 1960s, car companies had money to burn. Volkswagen, which had been selling Beetles in the United States even before Volkswagen of America was founded in 1955, had nearly 1,000 dealers across the country, and commissioned a book of humorous cartoons and essays that followed its successful “Think Small” advertising campaign.
The average Jeep Wrangler doesn’t look the way it did when it left the dealership lot. That’s because most people end up customizing their Wranglers, especially if they’re planning on some serious off-road adventuring. In recognition of all those custom Wranglers, Jeep decided to launch a competition to see what a group of celebrities and […]
Anybody can drive a red car. You have to be a special kind of extrovert to drive one in orange. Over the years, only a handful of cars have been available in the pumpkin hue, and an even smaller handful have really looked good doing it. Here are six cars perfectly suited to take the […]
Banana peels are the stuff of legend when it comes to being slippery. They’re tossed out on sidewalks to trip people up in countless cartoons and even in live-action movies. If you play Mario Kart, then you know their slippery properties apply to tire traction, too. The question is whether that holds true in the […]
To show off just how quiet an electric car can be, Finnish clean energy company Fortum offered free rides in its electric taxi to and from the Ruisrock music festival. But there’s a catch: You had to sing for the driver.
It’s #nationaljokeday so we’re delivering the worst car jokes we know. Apologies in advance.
Today marks the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the years, Elvis was inextricably linked to a few cars, but his automotive interests stretched far and wide. Here’s a look at the vehicles he was associated with after he became famous: