What Did This Former Ford Board Member's Car Collection Bring At Auction?

More than 40 classic cars owned by former Ford board member Mike Dingman were sold today as part of a two-day auction event in Hampton, NH that also offered an unbelievable collection of automobilia and neon signs.
The last vehicle sold just a short while ago and we thought we'd share the results of a few of our… » 6/11/12 12:00pm 6/11/12 12:00pm

Trio Of New Hampshire Survivors Spans Seven Decades, Three Continents Of Car History

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than Island That Rust Forgot. FuzzyPlushroom has sent us photos of a sort of Detroit-Trollhättan-Tokyo combo platter that he captured in his home state of New Hampshire. Jump, you, to see the entire… » 7/23/08 2:40pm 7/23/08 2:40pm

Thank You Federalism, For Helping Keep Our Roads Deadly

According to statistics compiled by the New York Times this Sunday, the United States was the leader in motor vehicle safety...in 1970. However, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the United States has moved from that number one slot to the not-so-distinguished spot of 42nd out… » 7/22/07 9:45am 7/22/07 9:45am

Drunk Guy Steals Street Sweeper, Hilarity Ensues

Much like the wind cries "Mary," there is a Blt that Thnders "DOHERTY!" And said Thndering Blt kicked us down another heartwarming odd vehicle theft involving a drunk guy in New England. 26-year-old Michael Moran found a street sweeper with the keys in it in a parking garage, and in a fit of drunken New English… » 6/21/06 4:00pm 6/21/06 4:00pm

Live Frugally or Die: Mass. Residents Registering Cars in NH

Authorities in Melrose, Massachusetts are grumbling about the propensity of their constituents to register their cars in neighboring New Hampshire. While there's a legal loophole in Mass law that says that residents who own houses in NH can register thair cars there, there seem to be plenty of people who simply… » 8/04/05 4:00pm 8/04/05 4:00pm