In the early 1960s, Ferrari ruled the roost. Ferrari’s cars were as desirable as they were successful at racing. The company and its founder, Enzo Ferrari, also had a habit of rubbing people the wrong way. In the year 1962, several different parties set out with the single purpose of giving Enzo and the Prancing Read on! →


The low and uninitiated may see the terms “pushrod” and “overhead cam” advertised and wonder what it is and if it makes any difference at all. Perhaps not to the lay person and in their day-to-day drudgery, but it does make a difference mechanically, and also to a great many gearheads. And in this corner, Read on! →


The tiwi sounds like practically the perfect solution for teen drivers. The little on-board computer monitors predefined “dangerous” behaviors and notifies both the driver and the parents of this activity. Originally developed for fleet drivers, the tiwi is now being marketed to parents of teen drivers. Is this little computer worth the cost and effort? Read on! →


Some people would love to own a car that was used in a television show or movie, but don’t think it’s possible to ever buy one. However, movie and television prop cars do wind up being for sale, some of which are quite affordable. Road-going dinosaurs According to AutoGuide, a pair of television prop cars, Read on! →


Believe it or not, with so many alternatives to those idiotic radio stations available these days, most people still prefer the radio. Despite satellite radio and streaming radio becoming ever more popular, that old AM/FM habit is apparently a hard one to lose. Invisible airwaves still crackle with life as radio soldiers on You would Read on! →


A tragic fire that killed two children in Austin, Texas is being blamed on a recalled part in a Ford F150 pickup. There may be over a million more affected vehicles on the road. Two boys killed Two boys, ages seven and five, were sleeping in a garage, converted into their bedroom, when the fire Read on! →


Several years ago, a company called Gibbs Technologies made news with the Aquada, an amphibious car. The Aquada was intended for production but has stalled, so the company has unleashed the Gibbs Phibian, an aquatic vehicle geared for police and military use. No Richard Branson this time Gibbs Technologies became famous some years ago for Read on! →


Automotive News reports that after voting down a proposed 50 percent worker pay cut, United Auto Workers (UAW) employees have declined to sign a contract with General Motors. This could close down a major sheet metal stamping plant in Indianapolis, as GM had previously stated their intention of closing the plant unless the facility was Read on! →


In a unanimous decision Monday, the Supreme Court effectively limited law enforcement’s use of GPS devices in tracking vehicles. But don’t feel too safe just yet. Because of a split in reasoning, the issue may not be fully resolved. US v Jones The U.S. v Jones case hinges on federal law enforcement agents attaching a Read on! →


In America, parking tickets are too insignificant for out budget-strapped police departments to devote much effort to enforcing. For many drivers, they have become little more than an annoyance, entitling them to park in any manner they please just to save walking a few steps. But apparently that is not the case the world over, Read on! →