One of my personal crusades is to raise awareness of the fact that Mercedes-Benz did not invent the car like they claim to, and that automobiles have been around far longer than most people realize — viable cars have been around since at least the early 1800s. That’s why I’m so delighted to tell you about the first… »
A man who mistakenly left his keys in his car first assumed it was a prank when he found it gone. It wasn’t a prank, it was actually stolen, but the result was way funnier than any prank would have been. That’s because the guy who stole it couldn’t drive stick, and then tried to call a cab. Oh boy. »
What’s that, that glint over there? It’s so small, yet so bright, like a miniature nuclear holocaust? Do you know what it is? That flame of eternity? It is the Light of Justice, and it shines brilliantly from the top of this cops’ index finger when he pulls people over. »
Some stellar news today for fans of classic Land Rover Defenders, imported vehicles and anyone who’s not a fan of civil forfeiture: Nearly a year after they were seized by federal agents in pre-dawn raids across the country, and a few months after our big exposé on the seizures, more than two dozen imported Defenders… »
Kids these days, when they aren’t taking selfies, they are pretending to be federal agents in order to take Dodge Chargers out for a joy rides. Well, maybe not all kids, but one Michigan teen could be facing some serious charges for allegedly impersonating an FBI agent, stealing and crashing a car.
Install something expensive in a car and thieves will find a way. At first it was catalytic converters and airbags, now it’s hybrid batteries, with a spate of break-ins reported on both coasts.
Last summer, teams of federal agents swept the country in early morning raids to scoop up 40 Land Rover Defender SUVs they believe were imported illegally into the United States. One lawyer, who claims they weren’t illegal, has been fighting pro bono to get them back to their owners. And his case could come to a head… »
Today we bring you an update to yesterday’s story about a Good Samaritan motorist who caught a speeding Dodge Challenger on his dash cam, only to watch police arrest and charge the driver of a different Challenger: the wrongfully-arrested driver has been released and the charges have been dropped. »
A driver in the Detroit area had an extremely close call on Friday as a black Dodge Challenger raced past him on the right side in excess of 100 mph. He caught the incident on his dash cam video. The police made an arrest, but the car they nabbed wasn’t the car that passed him. Do police in Allen Park, Michigan have… »
The wealthy City of Paradise Valley, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, began installing dozens of license plate readers in the past few weeks, and instead of slapping them onto poles where they could be easily seen, they’re hidden inside fake towering cacti. Seriously.
A sad and unfortunate update to yesterday’s story about a Southern Illinois University student who went missing after trying to sell his Nissan 350Z on Craigslist: the student, 19-year-old Taylor S. Clark, has reportedly been found dead. »
Law enforcement officials in Illinois are seeking the public’s help in finding a Southern Illinois University student missing since Monday morning who had been trying to sell his car, a red Nissan 350Z, on Craigslist. »