New York Times Makes It Sound Like Tesla Doesn't Know How Their Own Car …

John M. Broder, the New York Times reporter involved in now-infamous failed Tesla Model S drive up the East Coast, has responded to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's claim that he greased the test and lied in his story. Broder's explanation? He did what he was told to do by Tesla employees — they just gave him bad advice. 
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Tow Truck Driver At Center Of Tesla Controversy Unaware Of Controversy

Rick Ibsen played a big part in a New York Times reporter's ill-fated Tesla Model S drive up the East Coast. He was the one who came to the car's rescue when it apparently ran out of power and stopped working on a Connecticut exit ramp. But until I spoke with him a few minutes ago, he was unaware that this had exploded … » 2/14/13 5:40pm 2/14/13 5:40pm

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The Cars Of Archer: Why A Cartoon Spy Has The Best Cars On Television

It may be the funniest show on TV, but for car nerds, Archer is like a kiss on the mouth from Bar Refaeli. The animated spy comedy is swarming with cool cars. Watch any five minutes at random and you’ll see so much automotive eye candy, it's as if Hemmings, not the FX network, produced it. We grilled executive producers … » 2/14/13 3:00pm 2/14/13 3:00pm

Rally Co-driving Behind The Scenes Part 2: The Bag

I'm back for part 2 of Co-driving Behind the Scenes and today we're going to talk about one of the most important pieces of equipment for a co-driver; the co-driver bag. From the start of recce (pronounced wreck-E, short for reconnaissance, refers to the period before the rally when competitors can slowly drive the… » 2/14/13 2:19pm 2/14/13 2:19pm

Grid 2 Wants To Make Racing An International Phenomena

For as long as I can remember, racing games have either been a simulation or an arcade experience, but rarely have the two intermingled. But the arrival of games like Grid and Forza Horizon have merged those two categories into an interesting grey area. And now we have Grid 2, which will be making that grey area even… » 2/14/13 1:43pm 2/14/13 1:43pm

When Car Collecting Becomes Destructive

All of us love seeing classic cars still on the road. There is something that stirs inside us to see some former legend of days before still prowling the streets. Many of us would love to have more than one of these beasts in their garage.  But how many is too many?  Some of us have the means to restore one or two. 50?… » 2/14/13 12:00pm 2/14/13 12:00pm

Envy Might Just be the Inspiration You Need to Live the Dream

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Picture this: your neighbor pulls his incredible new Lexus RC F (arriving Fall 2014) into his driveway. The sharp bark of the V8 stands your hair on end, and the sweeping belt line terminates into muscular shoulders that hug the wide, low-profile tires. The available carbon fiber active wing cuts through the air like a … » 4/17/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm