The Craziest Twin-Engined Racing Cars Were Made By A Bus Company

Having the history's largest repository of information at your fingertips you'd think would transform you into some enlightened, ideal human. Not me. Mostly for me it's meant that I can learn about weird cars I never knew about. And so I have. If you're not familiar with Fageol, I'm honored to introduce you. You'll be… » 2/05/15 2:30pm 2/05/15 2:30pm

This Is The Most Disgusting Car Idea I've Ever Had

I'm guessing if you saw my byline up there, you've already made an instinctive grab for your preferred vomit bucket. That's smart, because what I'd like us to consider today is sort of gross. But it may not be such a terrible idea, if you really think about it. It has to do with advances in growing biological… » 2/03/15 9:55pm 2/03/15 9:55pm

A Lot Of New Car Technology Is Just Marketing BS That Doesn't Work

The role of the critic has long been ridiculed and lambasted for all the obvious reasons – so few of those who chose to comment on anything motorized could ever produce something approaching the quality of that which they were criticizing. The motor car is perhaps the best example of this phenomenon – at its most… » 2/02/15 12:00pm 2/02/15 12:00pm

Yes, Warm Your Damn Car Up If It's Cold

Facebook, taken as a whole, is like having some pushy friend who has to give you advice on everything, then show you stacks of pictures of his lunches. And lately, that pushy friend has been telling you not to bother warming up your car in winter, and posting many articles explaining why. Should you believe him? Or… » 1/08/15 2:40pm 1/08/15 2:40pm

VW Invented First-Person Racing Video Games And They Don't Even Know It

You'd think the development of what is likely the first computerized driving simulator with actual computer-generated visuals would be a big deal. An achievement like that would have set the standard for not just simulators, but would have been the genesis of every first-person driving game since. Which is why it's so… » 12/18/14 12:00pm 12/18/14 12:00pm

Renault Is Working On A 2-Stroke 2-Cylinder Twin-Charged Diesel Engine

Following up on their rather interesting EOLAB hybrid concept, Renault plans to move forward by improving two existing technologies for next year, shedding weight from the electric motor and making a dual-fuel three-cylinder turbo more efficient. And they also have some far-fetched ideas for the future. » 12/16/14 6:30am 12/16/14 6:30am