BestRide Editor-in-Chief Craig Fitzgerald is on WBZ-AM 1030 tonight (tomorrow morning?) at midnight with his pal Bradley Jay. We’ll be talking about Volvo limiting their cars to 112 MPH starting in 20202, spring car care, the New York Auto Show and the upcoming Jeep Gladiator media launch.
From the WTF FILES: “Live Free or Die” is the motto emblazoned on every New Hampshire license plate. Maybe “Live Free or Die From a Trailer Coming Loose” is more appropriate.
It’s one thing to go through life with a name that elicits guffaws from sixth graders the world over. It’s another to have your local government tell you your surname is too offensive to appear on a vanity plate.
You say you drive a 1988 Hyundai Excel with no air, a busted window and a fender painted with Rustoleum? There aren’t many times you’d feel like a winner, but TODAY IS YOUR DAY, friend.
No matter the brand, whenever a manufacturer introduces a vehicle in the compact crossover class, the press release inevitably targets it toward “youthful consumers with an active lifestyle.” If you want a compact crossover, but your idea of an “active lifestyle” is your daily hike from the car to the Starbucks counter for a Frappucino, […]
Flash back to 1974. I was six years old, and Santa Claus arrived at my house with a sack full of socks, long underpants and pajamas. But in the far back corner was a rectangular box that rattled when you shook it, indicating goodness inside. It was a Spinwelder, and I was the luckiest kid […]
They say it’s the thought that counts, but if you put this kind of thought into a gift for your car friends, maybe you should just stick to a $10 gift card from Dunkie’s.
Tesla makes electric vehicles, but so does everybody else. Aside from impressing your geek neighbors, though, there hasn’t been a good enough reason to blow 90 large on one. Until now. In its most recent software update, it’s included something called “Toilet Humor” mode, and it’s the greatest thing to come along in the automotive […]
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.