Electric DeLorean: First Drive

The DeLorean's long been associated with technology and performance, despite being saddled with a French-Swedish powerplant that made those associations slightly laughable. This weekend I drove the Electric DeLorean. I'm not laughing anymore. » 10/17/11 12:00pm 10/17/11 12:00pm

Is Transformers 3’s Optimus Prime a giant robotic butterfly?

If you saw last night's new Transformers 3 trailer, you may have noticed some new hot Optimus Prime gliding, smashing and robot bashing action. We've got an exclusive look at the brand new Transformers: Dark of the Moon toys from the Hasbro Mechtech line which seem to show off Optimus Prime's awesome new wingspan. » 2/07/11 4:15pm 2/07/11 4:15pm

The Star Wars Super Bowl commercial everyone will talk about

Volkswagen just released these two Super Bowl commercials. The first is an awesome take on a tiny Darth Vader trying to use the Force to control everything from a doll to the new Passat. It's cute, and it works. » 2/02/11 10:50am 2/02/11 10:50am

This is the tractor of the future

Finnish tractor-maker Valtra's previewing the tractor of the future with its ANTS concept. A combination of Mars Rover articulation and military drone, the ANTS looks like something from Robot Jox. » 2/01/11 1:20pm 2/01/11 1:20pm

The BatBerry: A Homebuilt, Blackberry-Controlled Batmobile

By day, Tim Neil oversees software development tools for Research In Motion, the company behind the Blackberry. By night, he transforms into a guy building a Tim Burton-era Batmobile that he'll be able to control via Blackberry. » 1/26/11 2:00pm 1/26/11 2:00pm

Detroit Auto Show: These are Tomorrow's Cars Today

Awesome three-door Korean hot hatches, neon-green electric supercars and a sexy hybrid with turbo boost. Fanciful future concepts? Nope. They're reality at this year's Detroit Auto Show. Here's everything important you missed. » 1/12/11 3:30pm 1/12/11 3:30pm

This Is Every Batmobile Ever

Of all comic book fantasy vehicles, the Batmobile claims a special place among fans and car geeks alike, but few realize just how many variations there have been over the last 70 years. Here's every Batmobile ever drawn or built. » 1/06/11 10:15am 1/06/11 10:15am

Ten DeLorean Replacements For A Back To The Future Remake

In case any wonderfully original Hollywood producers are considering a Back To The Future reboot or sequel, we've tapped our knowledgeable and geeky readers for this list of ten awesome alternatives to the DeLorean-based time machine. Great Scott! » 12/29/10 11:15am 12/29/10 11:15am

How 2010 Changed The Future Of Cars, Forever

From new technology to social change, the events of the past 12 months will impact cars and transportation for years to come. Here's ten ways we predict 2010 changed the future of what you'll drive. » 12/28/10 12:30pm 12/28/10 12:30pm

Did Henry Ford's Lost Predictions For 2011 Come True?

In September 1931, The New York Times asked Henry Ford and several other public figures to look eight decades in the future and predict what life would be like in the year 2011. Forgotten until now, here's what Ford forecast. » 12/15/10 1:30pm 12/15/10 1:30pm

A Space Shuttle Launch In Amazing HD Slow Motion

This video is an amazingly detailed close-up of three Space Shuttle launches tracked by multiple cameras shooting at 60,000 frames-per-second. What we view in a couple of minutes is stretched to 45 minutes of glorious high definition slow motion. » 12/11/10 1:00pm 12/11/10 1:00pm

The Ten Cheesiest Hollywood Car Explosions

If you believe Hollywood stunt coordinators, gas trucks are everywhere and your family sedan's a light tap away from turning into an all-consuming fireball. With your help, we've ignited this list of the ten cheesiest fake Hollywood vehicular explosions. » 12/08/10 11:00am 12/08/10 11:00am

The Ten Greatest Cartoon Cars

Fighting crime, winning races, and combating suburban malaise are all examples of the heroic tasks cars are called upon to perform with great frequency in animation. With your help, we've identified ten of the most awesome cartoon cars. » 12/07/10 11:00am 12/07/10 11:00am

2010 DeLorean Nike Dunk 6.0: First Sprint

Judging by the emails from people dying to know where to buy them, the DeLorean Nike Dunk 6.0 shoes are this season's hot car-inspired fashion accessory. They go on sale this Friday, but I'm wearing a pair right now, suckas. » 11/24/10 2:30pm 11/24/10 2:30pm

Colorado's UFO Watchtower

If you're skipping airports this holiday in favor of a road trip, Roadside America can help you find something interesting near your route, like the UFO Watchtower in Hooper, Colo. — Ed. » 11/23/10 2:30pm 11/23/10 2:30pm

GM's Cars Of Future Past

The concept cars we see are just a sliver of the creative ideas auto designers bring to life. Here's an exclusive glimpse at the discards of their creative genius — General Motors concept cars that never happened. And never will. » 11/17/10 1:45pm 11/17/10 1:45pm

These Are The Blueprints For The Millennium Falcon

Not a single Bothan died to get us this blueprint of the Millennium Falcon. Take that Leia. Also, please note that Han lied. Those hidden smuggler compartments? They are totally on the blueprints. OK, sorry, back to the car geekery. » 11/09/10 12:30pm 11/09/10 12:30pm

Stop Driving Us Crazy: Sci-Fi Methodist Driving Safety From 1959

You’d think a sentient Martian car named Rusty in a spaceship would have little to do with Christian values and road safety, but that’s exactly what this animation from the pinnacle of tailfin culture is about. » 11/04/10 4:00pm 11/04/10 4:00pm

A Vehicular Appendix To "Zero History"

William Gibson's "Zero History" is a bridge between gearheads and sci-fi fans, offering both a glimpse into the other's world. From Ekranpolans to Hiluxes, here's a guide for both fans to the amazing vehicles in the final Bigend trilogy novel. » 10/21/10 4:30pm 10/21/10 4:30pm

Connecticut's Ghost Parking Lot

In 1978, an artist half-buried and covered two dozen junker cars from the 60s and 70s with pavement in a suburban Connecticut mall parking lot. There the ghost cars sat for 25 years. » 10/17/10 11:00am 10/17/10 11:00am