Why China's Anti-Japan Rage May Be Worse For Japanese Automakers Than…

China and Japan have never really been the best of friends, yet they typically try to get along so they can mutually benefit. But over the weekend, relations took a turn for the worst over a substantial land dispute. » 9/17/12 2:00pm 9/17/12 2:00pm

Boss Mustang Drivers Refuse To Race In Protest Of The SCCA This Weekend

At this weekend's Pirelli World Challenge GTS race at Mid-Ohio, drivers of the Ford Mustang Boss 302 race cars staged a protest against SCCA rules by parking their 'Stangs in the pit lane after the initial formation lap. » 8/06/12 9:30am 8/06/12 9:30am

Houston Bus Drivers So Afraid Of Bullies They Hold A Protest

Houston bus drivers have had enough. Fights, drug use, weapons, students jumping out of moving buses, even assault against drivers have plagued the Texas city's school district. About 30 drivers rallied outside of Houston's school district headquarters Tuesday to ask administrators for help. » 4/11/12 3:00pm 4/11/12 3:00pm

Auto journalists flee L.A. Auto Show ahead of Occupy L.A. takeover rumor

The buzz on the LA Auto Show floor this morning isn't about 650 HP Mustangs or smokin' booth babes. It's about the Occupy protests. Word is, they're marching toward the LA Convention Center, so out-of-town journalists and PR people are fleeing for the airport, fearing they'll be trapped if they wait too long. » 11/17/11 2:30pm 11/17/11 2:30pm

Watch protesters lose control of a fiery battering ram

Police footage released today shows rioters in Northern Ireland attacking police with a car they'd set on fire. As it exploded into a fireball, the car rolled back downhill toward the protesters, narrowly missing the throng that gathered in the street. » 7/26/11 3:30pm 7/26/11 3:30pm

French motorcyclists give new regulations le finger

Some 75,000 French motorcyclists embraced their country's national pastime of protesting last weekend, spurred by proposed government rules that would require florescent vests for all riders and massive license plates to aid unmarked speed cameras. Maybe that's where the Vasoline should go? Thanks Mike! » 6/23/11 12:30pm 6/23/11 12:30pm

Chinese motorist saves 580 dogs from slaughter

Mr. An was driving down a crowded Beijing highway when he noticed a truck carrying hundreds of dogs, many sick and crying, cramped into a tiny space. In a rare act of dissidence, he swerved in front of the truck and prevented it form carrying its living load to the slaughterhouse. » 4/25/11 9:30am 4/25/11 9:30am

Protesters in Bahrain reportedly burn down Chrysler dealership

There are reports of "red flames" bursting out of a Chrysler dealership in Bahrain. Protesters were heard to say "Up with democracy, down with The Detroit News!" » 3/18/11 1:45pm 3/18/11 1:45pm

Rioting Pro Tip No. 87: If you run over an Egyptian protester, don't…

There are a few videos of Egypt's security forces running over protesters, but this guy didn't get the memo that you shouldn't stop after you do it. Yep, they flipped the bitch. » 2/10/11 4:30pm 2/10/11 4:30pm

Why You Shouldn't Drive Your State Police Car To A Honduran Protest…

The leadership struggle in Honduras has been fairly bloodless, but it doesn't mean supporters of ousted President Zelaya won't take out their aggression on poorly-disguised police vehicles trying to infiltrate a rally. Here's the story of one such incident. » 7/27/09 4:00pm 7/27/09 4:00pm

Unrest In Detroit Spurs Auto Show Protest

Unhappy with the current direction of the not-so-Big Three, UAW workers the proletariat spoke in the form of a protest outside the Detroit Auto Show. We interviewed David Edgar, the voice behind the rally. » 1/13/09 12:00pm 1/13/09 12:00pm

Late Night Los Angeles: Bug-a-Mino

Spied at the beginning and end of a Midnight Ridazz urban cycle crawl was this fine example of German engineering meeting California utility. Long buried in the memory of a cell phone, this image is only now resurfacing from an Echo Park past to work its way into the pantheon of minos. We pedaled the ride on a… » 4/18/07 2:30pm 4/18/07 2:30pm

Go, Go, Mister Show! Group Wants to Shut Down Chicago Auto Show

Guess we'd better make other plans for this week, lest we run afoul of one pro-bicycle group that aims to shut down the Chicago auto show. The group, AutoShowShutdown.org recently launched a web parody of the Chicago show's site, on which they provided counterpoint to the show site's content. The group even rebuffed… » 2/05/07 10:49am 2/05/07 10:49am