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The Interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 Makes a Bold Design Statement

The Interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 Makes a Bold Design Statement

The first time I sat in the interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 a thought occurred to me. This is the first car I could actually live in. And that is really saying something when you consider the ill-fitting cheap plastic and mouse fur upholstery that made up the inside of the 1997-2004 model. The... read more

September 17, 2009 by  - 0
District of Columbia road sign - from DCist

Stupid Signage Tricks From Our Nation's Capital

As initimitable Time magazine writer and frequent Tweeter Howard Chua-Eoan said, this sign "speaks for itself, I think." Courtesy of the blog, it turns out that the... read more August 26, 2009 by  0

Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do (And What It Says About Us) by Tom Vanderbilt

New Book Explains Why We Do What We Do In Traffic

It all began, explains author Tom Vanderbilt, when he finally became a "late merger". Instead of meekly getting into line while those [fill in epithet here] zoomed past him... read more August 20, 2009 by  0

2009 Honda Element

Ingress/Egress - Better Vehicles for Tall Drivers

  The Honda Element provides welcoming ingress/egress dimensions. Ingress/egress, also known as Sliding Entry, involves simulating an occupants movements while entering... read more August 10, 2009 by  4

2011 Chevrolet Viva, to be sold in South America as Chevrolet Agile

First Sketches: 2011 Chevrolet Viva, or Agile, formerly Aveo

We've known for a while that the Chevrolet Aveo would be replaced by the 2011 Chevrolet Viva, which will be sold in Asia, Europe, and North and South America, courtesy of... read more July 28, 2009 by  3

Maserati Design Driven winning entry, by Holger Schubert

Maserati Helps Find Top Architectural Garages

You've likely seen one of several 'dream garages' books or Web sites that single out certain garages mostly by their collection of cars inside, their sheer size and number of... read more July 27, 2009 by  0

Yoshimi Inaba

Toyota Not Profitable In America, Evaluating U.S. Operations

Although many economists have begun to see light at the end of the recessionary tunnel, Toyota Motor America chairman Yoshimi Inaba claims that Toyota is not currently... read more July 21, 2009 by  0

Audi Design grand piano, produced in partnership with Bösendorfer

The Next New Audi Model Is A...Grand Piano ?!?!?

Audi is celebrating its 100th birthday as a brand these days, with ceremonies that included the unveiling of a 32-foot-long, 10-ton model of the Audi TT sports car. So there... read more July 17, 2009 by  2

2009 Volkswagen CC

Volkswagen CC Earns Major Design Award, But Sales Are Tepid

The Volkswagen Passat CC (called the Volkswagen CC in the U.S.) is by nearly all accounts a great-looking car. And now the smooth four-door coupe has won a prestigious red... read more July 1, 2009 by  1


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