Michigan is cold as all hell. And if you’ve got an older vehicle that doesn’t have a remote start feature, and you don’t feel like freezing your butt off in a frostbite-inducing interior, the traditional solution is to quickly start your car up, and leave it idling for a bit. But in Michigan, one man received a $128…
There are looming questions over the environmental impact of junking every dirty Volkswagen Dieselgate vehicle. But there some tangible outcomes from the massive VW settlements that are starting to emerge, like in Michigan where school officials are proposing to spend $30 million to replace old diesel school buses.
At the same time as a worker at Tesla’s California factory is going public with concerns of an alleged litany of “preventable” work-related injuries, the automaker is quietly challenging citations and fines for alleged workplace violations at the company’s west Michigan tool and die plant, according to records…
Michigan is cold as hell. It’s colder than hell. Michigan is where icy, frozen hell goes to cool off. So it’s easy to empathize with the plight of 24-year-old Nick Taylor, a poor Roseville, Michigan jamoke who received a $128 ticket from a soulless cop for literally warming his car up in the driveway.
Autonomous car research and tech is booming right now, and it’s evolving and developing so quickly that sometimes it pushes into spaces yet undefined by legislation. Today, Michigan signed a new law into place that should allow the testing and selling of self-driving cars to absolutely flourish in the state.
Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump continued to voice his concern and disdain for Ford’s movement of its small car production from the United States to Mexico shortly into Monday night’s debate. The automaker took to Twitter to defend itself.
The State of Michigan now holds $72 million of Tesla stock for state retirement funds. That would be the same State of Michigan that still bans Tesla from selling vehicles using a direct sales model without dealerships.
Someone revved the living crap out of a Ford GT race car at the Concours d’Elegance of America, and I was right there behind the exhaust pipe recording while simultaneously having an eargasm. Prepare to hear the most beautiful sound that has ever entered your cochleas.
This past weekend at the St. John’s Golf Course in Plymouth, I bore witness to the 38th annual Concours d’Elegance of America, and even after a few days of recovery, I’m only now regaining my ability to even. Have a look at the cars in these photos and you’ll understand.
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The FBI sent out a PSA just over a month ago warning us all about the risks of car hacking, but drivers in Michigan may not have to worry about that too much after all. If two new bills pass through the state’s Senate, hackers of electronic vehicle systems could face a sentence of up to life in prison.
This semi-truck driver in northwestern Michigan had a decision to make: smash into a little Buick, or crank the steering wheel hard and pray. Well, here’s a video showing what happened after he chose the latter option.
Someone claiming to be the owner of Whitney’s Tire and Auto in Ann Arbor, Michigan replied to a negative Yelp review with an absolutely disgusting racist rant. The internet has responded by denouncing the business, but the business owner says it’s all a hoax.
A local law enforcement officer crashed a police cruiser into a home in Harper Woods, Michigan, destroying the home’s front porch and bay window and totalling the vehicle, according to multiple local news reports.
How many old Jeeps does my new hero Ron Hattner have on his northeast Michigan property? He stopped counting around 40 or 50. Some might see Ron as a crazy hoarder; I see him as a guy who’s working to preserve one particular aspect of American car culture.