I had only been in West Virginia for a day when Josh Sword, the head of the state AFL-CIO, told me casually that a revolution is coming. He is not a particularly radical guy. He was just giving an honest, matter-of-fact reading of the political situation. “I don’t know how bad things have to get. In West Virginia, it…
Today, West Virginia Governor Ray Tomblin signed a bill into law that prevents Tesla from selling its cars in the state, joining at least five other states where Tesla is banned from direct sales. And oddly enough, the law was spearheaded by Senate President and Lieutenant Governor Bill Cole, who owns an auto mall.…
You're looking at the lifted Chevy known as 'Sail' skimming the heavens in the name of freedom. No, really. This was at "Freedom Fest," so it was totally in the name of freedom.
A hexacopter camera rig does not a brilliant video make. Stunning views of West Virginia, dotted with rally cars, all shot from above — that makes a brilliant video.
Tomorrow is the Fourth of July, so I felt you all needed a dose of AMERICUH to get prepared. Enter the Speed Pit at the Hillbilly Proud Off Road Show in West Virginia.
A gas tank explosion is never a good thing. And just after 1 PM today, one exploded in Sissonville, WV that wiped out several homes and has set both sides of Interstate 77 on fire.
Danny Kennedy, a 54-year-old West Virginia resident, was shot and killed over a car that got stuck in his yard. It is about as trivial a reason for killing someone as we can imagine.
The National Guard is in West Virginia, helping to move stranded trucks and other vehicles in the unexpectedly strong snowfall from Sandy. Truck yeah!
Over the weekend, the grueling Rally West Virginia was run in the scenic Potomac Highlands.
A mixture of snow and black-ice caused major accidents across the Mid-Atlantic yesterday, including a 30-car pileup in West Virginia. This dramatic video from a GoPro-enabled Mitsubushi Evo driver shows exactly how this accident (and accidents like it) happen. Warning! Completely-understandable NSFW language inside.
A plane crashed an hour ago — the second air show in two days to experience a downed airplane. This time it was an air show in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Thankfully, at this point, no injuries in the crowd are being reported.
The "Washington DC" 24 Hours of LeMons race (held at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia) took place a couple of weeks back, and it was one of the all-time best!
When an East German car with an ill-advised Subaru/Volkswagen drivetrain swap finishes mid-pack in a 24 Hours of LeMons race, those rusty Warsaw Pact hands tend to grab the Index Of Effluency trophy and hang on for dear life.
They said— hell, I said— that a big, fat, complicated-ass Mercedes-Benz could never, ever take the overall win in a 24 Hours of LeMons race. Guess what?
How in the hell can you get a Mercedes-Benz S500 for under 500 bucks? Welcome to the world of white-elephant German luxury cars! For reasons nobody can understand, the monster Mercedes ended the first race session with a 4-lap lead.
There's nothing like the thrill of crossing an entire U.S. state. We just know it's what our forefathers intended. With a little help from our readers we've put together this list of ten states to criss-cross on a driving adventure.
Last year, West Virginia residents spent a combined 33 million dollars on deer-related vehicular repairs. And according to the state's Department of Transportation, November is the heaviest month for deer-related accidents, of which there were 19,000 last year, ranging from mild dings to full-bore road death. While…