Here's Your Handy Guide To The Most Confusing Warning Lights

So-called “idiot lights” have been in cars an awful long time — basically, since that moment someone realized it’d be cheaper to just have a little bulb come on when everything was going to shit instead of having a gauge that would warn of imminent shit-goings. Modern cars have more than ever, and many have… » 6/08/15 12:00pm 6/08/15 12:00pm

A Bentley Mulsanne Uses 36,000 Burgers Worth Of Cow

Bentley is fond of describing their cars in terms of all their impressive numbers: 505 HP/725 lb-ft, top speed 184 MPH, two integrated-seat iPad holders and keyboards, and, my favorite one, the fact they use 18 or so entire cow hides for the interior. That got me thinking about other numbers they could be using.… » 1/19/15 12:00pm 1/19/15 12:00pm

Most expensive tolls in the United States

Nobody likes paying tolls, but they are a necessary evil. The money from tolls is used to fund the construction of new roadways, as well as maintenance. Unless you live in one of the 22 states that don't collect tolls, or a state where you can get by without owning a car, you have no other choice but to pony up and… » 1/06/15 10:20am 1/06/15 10:20am

The Only State-By-State Guide To America's Most Common Roadkill

When I decided we wanted to make a definitive map of each state's most common roadkill, I neglected one very important point: nobody really knows what each state's most common roadkill is. Shockingly, there's no Department Of Flattened Fauna, so I did some research and here's what I found out. » 10/06/14 11:55am 10/06/14 11:55am

Is My Car Recalled? Our Massive Chart Shows Every GM Recall This Year

As we've been reporting on all these GM recalls, we realized that how difficult it is to really picture the sheer volume of what's going on. So far, there hasn't really been one good comprehensive place to see all the recalls at once, to get a feel of just how massive this whole thing is and explain what is recalled… » 7/02/14 3:18pm 7/02/14 3:18pm