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.
You know what they say: sometimes, you’ve just got to drive your car onto a roof. And by “they,” I mean “literally zero people.”
As a car enthusiast, I live on Craigslist. I’m always looking out for great deals on cool cars. I’m an addict. But in spite of what we recently decided on Answers of the Day, I think Michigan might be the single worst place to buy a used car on Craigslist. Here’s why.
Good news, citizen! Remember how we all were sad with the news that the trusty work horse that is the Ford Crown Victoria was ceasing production? Worry no more, as Detroit has a new plan to keep their cruisers-a-cruisin’.
It’s been a tough road for driverless cars: We recently learned, for example, that all of the crashes involving Google’s test-phase autonomous vehicles have been caused by humans. Which is one of the reasons experts have just opened up a testing center in Michigan that’s trying to recreate the chaos of the human-built…
Today we bring you an update to yesterday’s story about a Good Samaritan motorist who caught a speeding Dodge Challenger on his dash cam, only to watch police arrest and charge the driver of a different Challenger: the wrongfully-arrested driver has been released and the charges have been dropped.
A driver in the Detroit area had an extremely close call on Friday as a black Dodge Challenger raced past him on the right side in excess of 100 mph. He caught the incident on his dash cam video. The police made an arrest, but the car they nabbed wasn’t the car that passed him. Do police in Allen Park, Michigan have…
This dashcam footage from a semi-truck rolling down Michigan's I-94 shows how ominous last week's massive highway pileup looked on a sleet-soaked horizon. The wreck almost appears out of nowhere, and all hell breaks loose almost as soon as the camera truck comes to a stop.
One semi truck caught up in the deadly 90-car highway pileup today in Michigan happened to be filled with fireworks. Here's what that looked like.
A family in Michigan called 911 yesterday morning to relay about as horrifying a winter driving situation as I can imagine. They were trapped in their minivan, stuck onto the bumper of a semi truck that didn't know they were there.
When somebody loses control and totally ruins someone's house, it's usually not very hard to find them as they tend to still be an unwanted guest in the house. But one person in Ottawa, Michigan managed to get away, and it's up to us to help find them – with nothing but the parts they left behind. UPDATE!
On Christmas Eve, 1913, 73 people died in a stampede after a false cry of Fire! at a children's Christmas party in northern Michigan. There was no fire and the event marked the turning point in a bitter labor dispute in a large mining community. Two questions always arise: How could such a thing happen and why has…
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a bill that reinforces laws against the direct-sales model that Tesla Motors employs, effectively barring the automaker from selling its wares in the state.
The bill sitting on Governor Rick Snyder's desk that would ban Tesla Motors from selling its cars directly to consumers in Michigan now has General Motors as a supporter.
A bill that would prevent Tesla from selling cars in Michigan under its direct sales model has landed with a thud on the desk of Republican Governor Rick Snyder, and he's got six days to choose between pissing off State dealers or running afoul of his Republican colleagues.
Usually getting pulled over is terrible, for reasons virtually all drivers know. But on extremely rare occasions, it can be a life-saving blessing, as this Kalamazoo, Michigan woman learned. She had just begun to choke on a hot dog (seriously), when the cop that pulled her over gave her the Heimlich maneuver.
Michigan State Police Lieutenant Gary Megge's current job is to monitor the state's speed limits and speed traps. he's been arguing for smarter, often raised limits, and one quote explains why.
April Dawn Millsap, a 14-year-old girl from Armada, Michigan, was tragically murdered earlier this week. Cops don't have many leads just yet, but they want to question two males seen in a dented gray van seen in the area. And they need your help identifying it.
Recently I tried to sell my old Volvo 245 Turbo. I've decided to not do that, and instead drive it around 2300 miles from Ypsilanti, Michigan to Simi Valley California. Why, you ask? Because it's better than renting a car and because I'm moving back to California after 3 years in
this unbelievable shithole Michigan.