Yesterday we saw the U.S. Customs and Border Protection release a photo of them crushing a VIN-swapped, illegally imported Land Rover Defender near Baltimore. Here is the video of the brutal execution.
U.S. Customs brutally crushed an illegally-imported and VIN-swapped Landy Defender this week and, well, car nerds aren't happy about it. How unhappy?
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials crushed a Land Rover Defender on Tuesday after it had been seized at the Port of Baltimore in April.
In an effort to prevent low-speed driveway accidents, federal regulators are poised to enact a rule requiring that all passenger vehicles be equipped with rear-view cameras starting in 2014.
My fight against the check engine light still goes on, though, like an uncle with an extensive collection of pornography, I'm sure many of you were hoping I'd just keep it to myself. Well, like your pervy uncle, I won't. I can't. And, I'm not alone.
Little guy: 1. Honda: 0. That's the results from Round One of Honda v. Civic Hybrid Owner. Which isn't to say that Honda didn't make a valiant effort. And we've got the 120-page evidence packet they submitted to prove it. So how exactly did Honda try to take down Heather Peters?
Yesterday, Heather Peters proved one woman can strike a blow against a major automaker when she succeeded in a landmark California case against Honda for making false claims about fuel economy.The key? Take them to small claims court. With her help, we've created this definitive step-by-step guide to how she, like a…
Aside from the one commenter who called me a "whiny retard" who hates human joy and another describing a scenario that basically had me killing my mother, my call to ban the check engine light inspired thoughtful and insightful comments. But there were several commonly-occurring threads throughout your comments that I…
As much as I love just complaining about stuff, loudly and whiningly, sometimes it's even better to actually do something. Which is exactly what we've done, regarding my screed about the need for something better than the "check engine" light.
It's pretty easy to dismiss the "check engine" light as just stupid, because, well, it is. I suppose if you thought that the cause of smoke coming from under your hood had something to do with the floor mats, then, sure, the "check engine" light is handy, but beyond that, it's useless. But that's not the real problem.…
Pictured above is Noor Daoud. She was born in Texas, likes fast cars, but also was on an Olympic swim team and on the Palestinian national soccer team. Right now, though, she's focused on racing Formula 3. According to reports, Daoud is the first Palestinian, male or female, to participate in and win an Israeli race.…
The chilling transcripts from Air France 447 reveal the central conflict dooming the 228 people aboard the plane was not between two inexperienced pilots, but between a pilot and the technology that was supposed to keep him safe that he didn't understand.
The U.S. constitution guarantees citizens the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances. And who's more aggrieved than people who want to bring cool, gray-market cars into the states? Sign a petition, and we all might get our wish.
Back in February, we reported that an insurance company had sued the U.S. Department of Justice claiming it was stonewalling responsibility for an FBI agent wrecking a stolen Ferrari F50. Turns out the FBI can wreck your sports car — as long as the agents are on the clock.
Fie, fie on government and its sticky DNA of red tape! Thank the stars the New York Department of Motor Vehicles is cutting some freedom holes in its bureaucratic wet blanket by dropping the vision test from license renewals. Can you see me now?
Ford's Trackey setup for the Mustang Boss 302 promised to unlock the pony car's racing side with special software engaged by a separate key. Yet nearly a year after being announced, Trackey still isn't for sale, thanks to bickering between Ford and California environmental regulators.
Hundreds of Missouri motorcycle stunt riders took to the freeways of St. Louis late last week for an event they called the "Ride of the Century." For at least one member, the event produced the photo of the century. UPDATED
For years, General Motors' OnStar service has been a stoic electronic nanny, there to help if your car's crashed or stolen, but otherwise pleasantly unobtrusive. Now OnStar wants the right to sell data about GM owners' driving habits — even if they've canceled the service.
Measuring a car's speed by the miles it covers in an hour is as obsolete as the buffalo nickel. Drivers need a speed measurement that reflects our go-anywhere-fast lifestyle. We must replace miles per hour with feet per second. Before it's too late.