These Are The Designs That Became Ford's Atlas Concept Truck

We covered the Ford Atlas' reveal at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, and when I look back on it, I think I like it even less. There's some good parts, but overall it feels fussy and overdesigned. Now that I've seen these early concept sketches for the truck, the reasons why it ended up that way make sense. » 4/03/13 4:47pm 4/03/13 4:47pm

The US Atlas Of Texting-While-Driving Laws

Driving requires constant attention — yet people are seemingly spending more time staring at iPhones to text friends. It's dangerous and that's why it's becoming illegal in more states. A guide to where and how the laws work below. » 7/13/09 1:30pm 7/13/09 1:30pm

Atlas Copco Predator

It would take us years to describe everything we love about the Atlas Copco Predator. Let's start with the paint, which we think is P***Y Magnet yellow. Let's move onto the efficiency, which helps the Predator use less of the stuff it's sucking out of the ground. Rather than featuring a pair of diesel engines, the rig… » 5/05/09 12:00pm 5/05/09 12:00pm