That Video Of The Guy Running His Truck On "Gas Fumes" Is Bullshit

First off, let's be clear about how many folks are watching this: the Facebook post with this video has been shared almost 290,000 times. That's a lot of people watching this, and it's simple, basic, unrefined bullshit. I know it's no fun to pay for gas (or, well, anything), but you can't run on "gas fumes." » 9/12/14 12:00pm Friday 12:00pm

The Sensational Steering Wheels Of Pebble Beach

Steering wheels are hugely under appreciated. They're the most direct connection between car and driver, feeding unending amounts of information into one of the most dense areas of nerve endings in the body. Just as importantly, they're a technological barometer of what was necessary to keep the engine chugging… » 8/18/14 12:20pm 8/18/14 12:20pm

Nissan’s LCD Rearview Mirror Proves Not Everything Needs To Be Digital

There's a risk in critiquing any new technology as unnecessary because technology creates its own necessity. We all managed to live without smartphones ten years ago, now most young Americans couldn't do it. I don't think Nissan's "smart rearview mirror" — basically an LCD monitor instead of mirrored glass — is… » 8/01/14 12:00pm 8/01/14 12:00pm

Here’s Why Kia Is The Biggest Threat to Mercedes-Benz

It's one of life's simple truths: automotive journalists get to have all the fun. You know it. Your friends know it. Your wife knows it. And now, I especially know it, because I recently got the chance to spend a few days driving the all-new Kia Forte. It was an excellent experience, and I strongly recommend that you… » 7/30/14 3:35pm 7/30/14 3:35pm