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.
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 […]
We’re coming down to the wire in 2017, and it’s the time of year when a lot of people start considering their tax bill and what they might be able to do to lower it. One popular tax deduction is to donate your old car to a non-profit of your choice. National Public Radio has […]
While you’re supposed to be working you’re buying holiday gifts this Cyber Monday. 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 cards and holiday form letters.
Today’s new vehicles have impressive arrays of features and technology, and in many ways, the cars we drove as recently as the 1990s seem a world away from them. So if you were taking the wheel for the first time back then, then these details will probably ring some bells.
The 1970s had it all: cheap muscle cars, great music, British cars, German cars, and the coolest Japanese cars ever built. Getting a license in the 1970s meant unbridled freedom. If you got your license during the Nixon/Ford/Carter years, then here are some experiences you probably remember.
In our many years saving derelict cars in rusty New England, we’ve seen rust repairs with stop signs, corrugated sheet metal, beer cans and license plates. This is our first experience with a fender repaired with a record.
Ask anyone what their favorite movie cars and the usual suspects rise to the top: The ’55 Chevy from Two Lane Blacktop, Frank Bullitt’s Mustang Fastback, the Bandit’s black Trans Am. While most car movies featured cool cars that were just as appealing as the stars that drove them, many car movies — some of […]
Every town has its Craigslist Crackpots, but occasionally, a vehicle comes along that requires needs a blow-by-blow analysis.