The secret Jewish history of the Mercedes name

Mercedes and Jewish roots? Weren’t open Mercedes the rides of choice for the Nazi set in the 1930s? Yes, they were—but Hitler and company were riding in cars named after the granddaughter of a Hungarian rabbi. » 4/12/11 10:30am 4/12/11 10:30am

Palestine's Speed Sisters: Racing Cars Against Men in the West Bank

In the Middle East, eight women have banded together to race cars against men in a notoriously male-dominated society. They call themselves the Speed Sisters. They are pretty amazing. » 7/07/10 12:30pm 7/07/10 12:30pm

Motoring Celebrities at the Festival of Speed

Goodwood has a reputation of lowered walls between the masses and the motoring glitterati. Let’s see who among the many famous wandered into view. » 7/08/09 11:00am 7/08/09 11:00am

Tehranopnik: The Cars And Car Culture Of Iran

Home to a disputed election, 70 million people and twice as many barrels of cheap oil, Iran has cars aplenty. Meet Paykans, Miniators and Italian exotica—plus the gutsy female drivers of the Islamic Republic. » 6/18/09 4:30pm 6/18/09 4:30pm