Here's why Toyota hates electric cars

Why is Toyota so dismissive of electric cars? Seems it can be summed up in one exact quote from Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato, "The cruising distance is so short for [electric cars], and the charging time is so long ... At the current level of technology, somebody needs to invent a Nobel Prize-winning type… » 7/29/14 6:43pm Today 6:43pm

Houston Out $5 Million Over Police Chase That Critically Injured Two

In recent years, there's been an increasing debate in law enforcement over the safety of police pursuits and whether chasing down suspects is really worth the danger to officers and civilians. Cases like this tragic pursuit in Houston in 2009 are why. » 7/29/14 5:18pm Today 5:18pm

Shifter Karts and Electric Cars Invade Laguna Seca

A little over a week ago Laguna Seca hosted shifter kart racing and the all electric Refuel time trial on the same weekend! Michael Korody pictured above and Michael Bream pictured below had great days on the track.

Korody finished 2nd in the support race and 4th in the main race driving a Tony Kart while Michael… » 7/29/14 3:59pm Today 3:59pm

​Fucking Uber And Lyft Drivers Is Apparently A Thing

Uber and Lyft are doing everything they can to recruit new drivers. There's cash and perks and a bevy of enticing benefits, but for whatever reason they're not mentioning the massive amount of spontaneous sex drivers are having with riders. » 7/29/14 3:38pm Today 3:38pm

Getting Gas Is The Hardest Part Of Owning An Exotic Car

Most car guys are a little curious about the exotic car ownership experience. How does it drive on a race track? What does it sound like at full throttle in a long, glorious tunnel? How fast can you get it going on an empty highway? Well, those are all excellent questions, and today I've decided to ignore each of… » 7/29/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

Grumman Hellcat Or SRT Hellcat: Which Is Truly The Greatest Hellcat?

From Foxtrot Alpha: One was the premier US carrier-borne fighter of WWII that epitomized the term "Grumman Iron," the other is the massively powerful pinnacle of Dodge's muscle car heritage. So let's compare the raw data, Hellcat vs Hellcat, and see how close these heavy hitting American icons truly are to one another. » 7/29/14 3:18pm Today 3:18pm

Is BMW Cooking Up A Super i8 To Celebrate Their 100th Birthday?

In 2016, BMW will celebrate 100 years of roundels, inline-sixes, motorcycles, M-car hoonage, asshat parking jobs and other magic things. This is a special anniversary and one that merits a special celebration. Could the Bavarian automaker do that by making a hopped-up version of the BMW i8, their super-futuremobile? » 7/29/14 2:50pm Today 2:50pm