Ford Might Create Some Sort Of Ranger Truck Replacement After All

A lightweight, compact Ford truck? That's a big maybe. When our own Jason Torchinsky chatted with Ford's J Mays at the Detroit Auto Show last month, Mays pretty much told him not noway, not nohow. But word around the campfire is that Ford may be considering something more practical than the monstrous pickups which… » 2/25/13 10:26am 2/25/13 10:26am

When Spectators Pay The Price For The Dangers Of Auto Racing

Danger is one of the most defining aspects of motorsports. It’s been that way since the first “motoring contests” of the late 1800s, and it’s probably going to be true forever. The very fact that it involves huge, metal projectiles being driven around a course at high speeds while people stand around and watch means… » 2/24/13 3:48pm 2/24/13 3:48pm

Sit Back, Tell Us How Special You Are, and Win a Prize

While the drive to take quizzes and fill out surveys online is technically not included on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, it's nevertheless up there with eating, sleeping, and sex in terms of unstoppable human urges. When given the opportunity to reflect on your own special self by ticking off boxes—… » 9/02/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Build Your Own (Tiny) V8 Engine, Add Bluetooth to Any Car [Deals]

Here's something a little bit different. This working model of a V8 engine comes with over 100 parts, and has neat touches like light-up spark plugs and engine sounds. It's a great learning tool, and an even better desk toy. [Haynes Build Your Own V8 Engine Model Kit, $65] » 9/02/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm