What's The Most Old-School New Car On The Market Today?

Recently we learned that the Alfa Romeo 4C will keep its manual steering when it comes to the U.S., making it one of just two cars you can buy new without power steering. In this age of high technology, it's nice to see old-school tech get some love. » 4/18/14 11:30am Yesterday 11:30am

What's The Worst Transportation-Related Social Media Fail?

Yesterday, US Airways tweeted out a photo that none of us ever really expected to see outside of the seedier corners of the Internet. It was a social media fail that will live in infamy. I have taken to calling it "Vaginaplanegate." » 4/15/14 11:30am Tuesday 11:30am

What's The Most Embarrassing Thing You Can Do Behind The Wheel?

Yesterday, I recounted to you a tale of my own idiocy — and because all of you are so great, many were right there with vivid tales of drag-strip related idiocy of their own. And some were fantastic. So, I ask, what is the most embarrassing thing you can do while driving? » 4/10/14 11:30am 4/10/14 11:30am

What Automotive Brand Tie-In Needs To Happen?

Car companies are, of course, companies, and as such that means a few things: in America, they're legally people you can go get a drink with, and they'll do strange things for money. Like partner with some entirely other company for reasons that may not be really clear. What are the best of these brand tie-ins? » 4/07/14 11:26am 4/07/14 11:26am

What's The Best Car For A New Parent?

I spend a fair amount of time thinking about what cars work well with kids, or at least well enough, but those first three months with a new baby are their own special category. For new parents, there's so much going on, you just want a car that works well with your terrifying decision to have a kid. So what car is… » 4/04/14 11:30am 4/04/14 11:30am

What's The Most Unrealistic Portrayal Of Driving in Film or TV?

You know how when you were a little kid, you'd pretend to drive things by sort of rhythmically cranking a steering wheel back and forth, because that's what we saw on TV? Well, now that we're all growed up, we know that's a great way to get a car on its side. What else showed driving really unrealistically? » 3/28/14 11:30am 3/28/14 11:30am

What Should You Do When You Find Yourself In A Pileup?

A pileup is a horrible thing, but the real danger often doesn't start when you hit the car in front of you, but after. Conditions could still be terrible, and you're stuck, stationary, in the middle of a highway. It's one of the most dangerous places to be in the automotive world. » 3/25/14 11:41am 3/25/14 11:41am