​Tesla Test Drives Cancelled After Iowa Dealers Rat Them Out

Tesla was in the middle of a three-day Model S test drive program in West Des Moines, Iowa when it was forced to cancel the final day of the event. The local dealers association ratted out the automaker to the state's Department of Transportation because only licensed "dealers" are allowed to offer test drives. Sigh. »9/26/14 5:41pm9/26/14 5:41pm

The Greenwood Revival: An Abandoned Racetrack in Iowa Has Its Day

For 50 years, the Greenwood Roadway sat amidst rolling hills near Indianola, Iowa, slowly being overgrown by prairie grasses. Its surfaced is cracked, and in some places it's gone altogether, but the nostalgic fondness for the three-mile circuit has not been lost on race fans across the Midwest. This all came to a… »6/10/13 1:48pm6/10/13 1:48pm

Junk Car Law Ensures We're Not Moving to Windsor Heights, IA

The Windsor Heights city council has voted that inoperable vehicles must be kept inside. No more leaving your old RX-4 or 810 in the backyard with a fence around it, pal. You've gotta build an enclosure for that heap while you wait for the latest and greatest salvation from JC Whitney to get it back on the road. Kill… »11/14/06 4:15pm11/14/06 4:15pm