Your Awesome Christmas Ornaments

If there's one thing to take away from the commercialized part of the holiday season, it's that Hot Wheels and Matchbox aren't the be-all and end-all of miniature cars. Just as trees are decorated to suit owners' tastes, cars have come out in ornament form to help with that. » 12/13/13 2:00pm 12/13/13 2:00pm

My Kid's Insane Christmas Wish List, Annotated

When I was a kid, I would dream up completely insane presents to put on my Christmas wish list—shit that no parent could ever possibly afford and no child could ever possibly deserve. And every year, my parents would tell me before Christmas that I would NOT be getting the little race car I saw on the Obstacle Course… » 12/04/13 12:50pm 12/04/13 12:50pm

Do people actually get new cars for Christmas?

If you own a television, chances are over the past month you've seen at least one commercial showing someone waking up Christmas morning to be surprised with a brand new car. This weekend we want to know if you think this scenario actually plays itself out in real life on a semi-regular basis or if it is mostly just a… » 12/24/11 4:00pm 12/24/11 4:00pm

2009 Pontiac G8 Sport Truck is what we really want for Christmas

A few months before General Motors killed Pontiac, Pontiac killed our dreams when they announced the cancellation of plans to bring the Holden Commodore Ute to America in the form of the Pontiac G8 Sport Truck. Almost three years later the sting of being denied access to the ultimate parts hauler after being told the… » 12/24/11 11:00am 12/24/11 11:00am

Ford to put reindeer out of work with 'green' Santa sleigh

Of all the despicable things we've seen this Christmas, topping the list is probably this new "environmentally friendly" Evos sleigh from Ford, which the company admits will force many a reindeer into an early "retirement" and "dramatically downsize" Santa's organization. Poor Rudolph, he never saw EcoBoost coming. » 12/23/11 12:00pm 12/23/11 12:00pm

Zombie Santa road sign flashes anti-consumer foolishness

Spotted near that ultimate source of Christmas cheer, Washington DC, by reader Bailey, this hacked road sign brings a message likely to disturb more commuters than even zombie apocalypse warnings. If Christmas doesn't come from a store then how do you show your car that you love it? » 12/05/11 3:30pm 12/05/11 3:30pm