Category Archives: Driving

Ralph Nader’s “Arrogance Of the Algorithm”

By Regina Whitmer Ralph Nader once accused auto manufacturers of making cars that were “unsafe at any speed.” Now he’s turning his attention to autonomous vehicles and urging insurers to step up to the plate. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader likes … Continue reading

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Everything About This Four-Year-Old Driving And Crashing A Truck Is Perfect And Good And Hilarious

Thank you Internet.   Everything About This Four-Year-Old Driving And Crashing A Truck Is Perfect And Good And Hilarious    British kids are cuter than American kids, FACT. But to make them truly perfect, you need to give them remote … Continue reading

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Mortality, fatherhood, and a ’67 MGB

Mortality, fatherhood, and a ’67 MGB.    You know your dad isn’t forever, right? I remember the first time I realized he wouldn’t always be there – a sudden drop in weight thanks to a hyperactive thyroid thinned Dad out, … Continue reading

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Respect Your Elders – An E30 Documentary

An interesting documentary about these great BMWs.  I owned an ’84 E30 BMW 318i for nearly 16 years, and loved it! 5 months of work has finally come together to tell the story of the BMW E30. Many owners around … Continue reading

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History of the Low Rider

Artist and hotrodder Robert Williams points to the example of the Indian longrifle as one of many instances of humans’ interaction with, and need to transform, the impersonal products of the Industrial Revolution into something more relatable, more human, something … Continue reading

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Tiny car saved BMW from bankruptcy

The Isetta set the bubble car trend in motion Bill Vance | CanWest News Service Strange little vehicles that became known as “bubble cars” came onto the European auto scene in the 1950s. They were created in response to high … Continue reading

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1974 Chevy Vega

OK. Of all the occasionally recurring dreams, the one about my ’74 Vegaranks fairly low on the excitement scale. Except, that’s not how it plays out in the dream itself. The dream is always set in present day, and it … Continue reading

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Honda And Piper Take To The Skies On A Wing, A Prayer And A HondaJet

Is there a business Honda’s not in? Back in 2003, Honda came up with plans for a new experimental compact business jet equipped with Honda-developed HF118 jet engines. Now, after three years of tinkering with it, they’ve now set up … Continue reading

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Lumma’s Lummox: The BMW M6 CLR 600

Lumma’s Lummox: The BMW M6 CLR 600 BMW tuner Lumma has a new, carbon-look kit for the new, carbon-fiber-roofed BMW M6. The package turns the pregnant fish — a visually stunning pregnant fish from some angles — into the dark … Continue reading

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Buh-bye Hummer H1!

Buh-bye Hummer H1! Get ready to say goodbye to the Hummer H1, the hulking, gas-guzzling status symbol that has attracted celebrities and off-road enthusiasts but has drawn the ire of environmentalists. General Motors Corp. said Friday that the 2006 model … Continue reading

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