Every kid knows that if you want your die-cast toy cars to make an impressive jump off a ramp, you need a lot of steep track to build up speed. But Nerf wants to change all that with a new line of blasters that simply fire tiny toy cars directly at a ramp, so you don’t need any track at all.
Today we found out that the paranoid tech billionaires of the Silicon Valley are planning to get the hell out of America and right on down to New Zealand. Here’s the thing—you should probably move there too, for the cars alone.
As we already know, internet forums are sometimes the worst places to go when you’re looking for car advice. But bad advice doesn’t always come from strangers on the internet.
When the Dieselgate emissions scandal broke, Volkswagen put a stop sale on TDIs and eventually started buying back hundreds of thousands of affected cars from customers. Hundreds of those cars now sit in the abandoned Detroit Lions stadium parking lot, others are rotting on a decommissioned California Air Force base,…
What can I say here? The jokes write themselves. A truck driver lost his marbles Saturday on an Indiana highway, before losing a trailer that went over an embankment and spilled the cargo across the shoulder and median. The upshot? The driver’s fine, and we’re literally talking about marbles. Thirty-eight thousand…
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
Rally co-drivers have to be tough. Climbing into a vehicle and trusting someone else to maintain control as you fly down a twisty stage road is even beyond my personal capacity for vehicular lunacy. Here’s co-driver Paul Nagle showing just how hardcore he is with the calmest reaction ever to an imminent crash.
And remember: proper ute-hoonage is your responsibility, no one else’s. You must hoon your ute daily and aggressively for best results.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
When you were a kid did you play cops and robbers? Which side did you choose? Yeah, that’s what I thought. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Caprice lets you roll like the Po-Po, that is, if its price isn’t criminal.
You probably figured the 550-horsepower Range Rover Sport SVR could make a quick 0-to-62 time on pavement. But what about snow? Or the beach? Land Rover was curious too, and proud enough of the results to share them with the world.
Elon Musk is busy venturing out into literal Outer Space and developing one of the most rapidly-advancing autonomous vehicle systems, so he doesn’t have time to worry about his faster-than-rail moonshot hyperloop idea. That’s why a company called Hyperloop One is doing it. Now they want to take the cars, and put them…
On any trip to Tokyo, there are plenty of spots for the Nippon-phile to hit. For those of us who are Japanese car fans, the MegaWeb Toyota City Showcase has to be on our list. Crawl all over about just every vehicle Toyota has made in recent years, and then top it off with a test drive around the showcase!
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) slammed Breathometer on Monday for making false claims about the accuracy of its breathalyzer products, the Original and the Breeze.
We picked on rich people picking on other rich people today. Then you fine readers got real in the comments.