These are America's 12 best license plates

Every year for the last 40 years the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association (ALPCA) selects America's best license plate. This year's 40th anniversary competition featured a record number of nominations from as far away as American Samoa. There's even a bear-shaped plate! Here are America's 12 best license… » 11/08/11 12:00pm 11/08/11 12:00pm

New Mexico Gets Tesla "WhiteStar" Facility — To Produce An Electric…

I had the chance to meet Tesla Motors CEO Martin Eberhard briefly at the Detroit Auto Show this year, not less than a couple of days after their research center was to be opening in Metro Detroit. I jokingly asked him if we'd be seeing a manufacturing center for the "White Star" four-door 'lectric sedan located… » 2/20/07 5:59am 2/20/07 5:59am

Talking Urinal Mints To Put Kibosh On New Mexico Drunk Driving

It's well known that New Mexico has a serious problem with drunk driving (at one point it became the only state with its own "DWI Czar"). In a move that reeks of desperation shows real innovative thinking, the state is now buying 500 urinal mints, to be placed in men's rooms in bars across the state. These futuristic… » 2/16/07 3:02pm 2/16/07 3:02pm

Weeding Out Good Used Cars: New Mexico Man Finds 22 Pounds Of Pot In…

The town of Hobbs, NM better be getting ready for some visitors. I'm expecting stoners from across the country to converge on used car lots across the sleepy little New Mexico city with a population of just over 28,000 because of what one resident found in his most recent used car purchase — $28,000 worth of mary jane… » 11/24/06 3:51pm 11/24/06 3:51pm

Unsers Hosed by Po-Pos in New Mexicos

Man, we miss Al Senior and Bobby Unser. Thankfully, however, the brothers, with 7 Borg-Warner trophhies between them, made a bit of news today by trying to cross a crime scene in Albuquerque. While the fuzz had chased down a carjacker, who ultimately either accidentally or on-purpose turned a shotgun on himself after… » 8/10/06 12:55am 8/10/06 12:55am

Bullrun Update: Ditka Would've Taken the Lot of 'Em

As the teams first pulled into Chicago, there were conflicting reports as to whether the Magnaflow RS4 driven by Stefan Johannson and Prince Malik came in first or the RENNTech CL600 of Team Reicke came in in the lead position. The Reicke boys, Jay Reicke and Byron Burkhardt, were the confirmed first-placers, rolling… » 7/23/06 10:14pm 7/23/06 10:14pm