Six Tips For Not Giving Your Car A Name You'll Regret Forever

Naming a new car is one of the biggest decisions you'll never make. Unlike that spoiler you installed after watching Fast And The Furious, you can never take it away. That name is going to be with the car forever. So here are some helpful tips to ensure you can live with your choice. » 3/07/15 2:50pm 3/07/15 2:50pm

So Audi And Fiat Are In This Big Fight Over The Names 'Q2' And 'Q4'

This is what happens when everyone switches to alphanumeric names for cars. After a while, you start running out of them. » 1/15/15 2:40pm 1/15/15 2:40pm

Why Iraqi Kurds Drive Cars Named After Monica Lewinsky

Here in America, when faced with a difficult-to-pronounce-correctly car name like "Touareg" or "Huaracan," we either spend hours painstakingly learning the correct pronunciation, or we say "screw it," instead, and just keep on saying it wrong. But Iraqi Kurds have found a better way. They just give the cars amazing… » 11/11/14 6:00pm 11/11/14 6:00pm

'Scat Pack' Name Leads To Crappy Legal Battle For Dodge

I really fell in love with the Dodge Challenger Scat Pack I tested recently, and that was in spite of its unintentionally gross and hilarious name. But the revival of that historic Mopar name has also resurrected a decades-old trademark battle. » 10/20/14 11:11am 10/20/14 11:11am

This Simple, Goofy Idea Makes For A Great Car Tumblr

Classic car names and logos, cut apart and recombined. That's it. That's all there really is to Pontrolet, but from these simple rules come some really great results. » 10/13/14 12:31pm 10/13/14 12:31pm

Here’s Why Cadillac’s New Naming Scheme Is Actually Brilliant

I've decided that the time has come for me to address Cadillac's new naming scheme, which is a hot-button automotive topic affecting a vast array of Americans, from the nation's airport limo drivers to its funeral directors. » 10/07/14 3:26pm 10/07/14 3:26pm

This Little Animal Has One Of The Greatest Car Names Ever

There's a long-dead automaker that only persists in the collective unconscious for its excellent car names. It's evidence that a great model name might not be easy, but it can absolutely landmark your car. » 9/26/14 4:33pm 9/26/14 4:33pm

Cadillac's New Naming Convention Is Proof Alphanumerics Are Finished

Cadillac has been getting a fair amount of guff for their new CTx naming convention, both from us, and even less-car oriented media outlets. I don't necessarily think it's because the letters C, T and a numeral are that much worse than any other; I think it's because the whole alphanumeric trend has run its course. » 9/26/14 3:35pm 9/26/14 3:35pm

Cadillac Names Its Flagship "CT6," Will Name All Future Cars CT#

UGH. Cadillac's new flagship sedan — its beacon of stature and statement to the rest of the world — will be called 'CT6.' What's worse is that it appears the rest of the lineup will follow this half-assed alphanumeric system. » 9/24/14 4:38pm 9/24/14 4:38pm

What's The Most Recognizable Car Name?

While I love a good Mazda Bongo Brawny (pictured above) or a Humber Super Snipe, there are some great car names that don't just resonate with the nerdiest of car nerds. » 8/25/14 11:30am 8/25/14 11:30am

The Ten Best Animal Car Names

For almost as long as the history of the car, automakers have been naming their products after animals. We had a wealth of great suggestions and we're going to compile a definitive list of all animal car names later. For now, these the ten best. » 8/06/14 11:15am 8/06/14 11:15am

This Is How A Lot Of Car Things Got Their Names

Today I learned that Nissan is basically an abbreviation for "Japan Industries" and a lot of Toyotas are named after things that sit atop your head. Sure, I knew a lot of car-and-car-company-name-origins already, but the always-excellent John Green from Mental_Floss just might teach you a few things. » 4/30/14 10:00pm 4/30/14 10:00pm