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My Forza Horizon Garage

Forza Horizon is one of the best racing simulation games available, and the design studio allows you to create custom paint schemes and graphics. Heaven for anyone secretly wanting to be Chip Foose.

Dyson V6 Car & Boat Vacuum

Dyson is cool. Their products are not just different; they are cutting edge and modern. For me they are the Apple of home appliances

Old School Spring Car Mod’s

With the sun shining and the temperature reaching 70 degrees, I decided to hop in my Miata and go run a few errands yesterday. “Running errands” is a great excuse to get out of the house – ahem, office – and get some fresh air. The only downside is other humans like fresh air, too. And many of them have crudely customized cars.

Ken Block – San Francisco Gymkhana

Gymkhana is a type of motorsport with timed events and/or speed events in an automobile. These can feature obstacles such as cones, tires, and barrels. This is better!

A World Class Collection

Collecting seems to bring out that primitive instinct for the hunt in some of its devotees, who stalk their prey with skill. – Alicia Craig Faxon

Who is the Best Car Photographer?

Car Photography is work. Taking a simple photograph of your car is much more difficult than you think, and getting the perfect shot seems to be as much about chance as it is skill.

Gran Turismo 5 Cars – Part II

Someone at Polyphony is a car lover, and one look at the new Gran Turismo 5 list will confirm it. This is Part II of my highlights from the GT5 cars, and it includes some amazing automobiles.

Gran Turismo 5 Dream Car Garage

Ever wish you could create your own dream car garage? Most of us do, but very few of us have the money to make it a reality. Now, there is an alternative that will allow you to buy the cars of your dreams, and drive them on the best tracks in the world, all for around 50 bucks.

Lost America

These photographs are part of the website and collection of Troy Paiva. His site, called “Lost America” is full of abandoned places, junk machines, and moonlit landscapes all photographed in striking colors. The effect is haunting, beautiful, and very eerie. I absolutely love it.

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  • Toyota Is De-Volkswagenifying the Air in California March 23, 2017
    Toyota is teaming up with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas to help clean California’s air with a billboard advertising its hydrogen-powered Mirai fuel cell sedan. From April 3 to May 28, a total of 37 billboards in Los Angeles and San Francisco will filter smoggy air, thanks to the titanium dioxide-coated vinyl used in the sign. […]
    Tyler Wooley
  • Sleazy Presidential Scandal Leads to Restructuring Rumors at Hyundai March 23, 2017
    Hyundai Motor Group has received added attention from investors this week over expectations that the family-run business could undergo a major reorganization into a public holding, with the same separate, multifaceted structure as Hyundai Heavy Industries. News spread that Hyundai Motor could be preparing a restructuring campaign after it issued a disclosure statement last Friday that explained it would be […]
    Matt Posky
  • German Prosecutor Launches Daimler Diesel Fraud Investigation March 23, 2017
    In a developing story, the Stuttgart prosecutors’ office has launched an investigation into employees of Daimler, parent company and manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz BlueTEC engines. At issue is the (lately) very common Germanic malady of diesel infidelity. A report from Bloomberg yesterday cited a source close to the office who claimed the prosecutor opened an investigation […]
    Corey Lewis
  • Fuel Regulation Compliance Costs Could be 40% Lower Than EPA Estimate March 23, 2017
    An economic assessment conducted by the International Council on Clean Transportation found that, due to recent improvements in technology, the Environmental Protection Agency’s rationale for its 2025 fuel efficiency standards may have overestimated the cost for automakers to comply. The ICCT’s study shows average per-car investments 34 to 40 percent lower than the previous EPA appraisal. While this […]
    Matt Posky
  • 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon’s Teaser Shows ‘TransBrake,’ License Plate Mystery March 23, 2017
    The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon’s teasers continue, with this week’s spot showing yet another way the Demon will launch like a bat out of… well, hell. The new Demon will sport a new feature that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles calls TransBrake. According to the automaker, TransBrake does exactly what it says: locks the output shaft […]
    Tyler Wooley