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Trapster: The Joys Of Texting & Speeding In One Mobile App

Trapster: The Joys Of Texting & Speeding In One Mobile App

Crowdsourcing has become a popular means of gathering data in the 2.0 world, and now it's come to the driving community via Trapster, a mobile application that helps drivers avoid speed traps. Trapster is available on variety of platforms -- iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and more -- and it's seen... read more

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1997 Ford Econoline Cargo Van

WTF Friday: Car Thief Dashes With Clunker

People are generally of two minds about Cash-for-Clunkers: either it was a brilliant piece of economic stimulation, or it was a big, steaming pile of stupidity. Similarly, we... read more September 25, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Aston Martin DBS Volante

BMW Furniture For Bus Stops Would Look Awesome Anywhere

A handful of automakers like BMW and Porsche have strong industrial design programs separate from the ones that govern the look and feel of their vehicles. BMW's... read more September 24, 2009 by  0


 
Lamborghini bed by Magniflex

Man-Up Your Man Cave With A Lamborghini Bed

The "man cave" is enjoying a spurt of popularity here in the U.S. -- and for good reason. It's a place for guys to play video games, watch some sports, and munch on sausages... read more September 23, 2009 by  1


 
Tailgaters [via HoustonPress.com]

Tailgating Tools: Party Equipment For The Road

Fall officially begins tomorrow at 5:18pm EDT (not that we're counting the minutes or anything), and that means two things in our book: the return of sweater-friendly temps... read more September 21, 2009 by  0


 
Fox News commentary on Chevy Volt (screen capture), March 2012

WTF Friday Video: Office Chair Racing

Question: What would you get if you combined the wackiness of a Japanese game show and the idiotic fun of racing your cubicle buddies in office chairs? Answer: A Japanese... read more September 18, 2009 by  2


 
Volvo C70 golf cart

Volvo To Launch New EV Next Month!

It's been a busy week in the auto industry -- especially for European automakers. The big theme of Frankfurt has clearly been green technology, and most manufacturers in... read more September 17, 2009 by  2


 
Drew Barrymore in 'Whip It'

Drew Barrymore First Driver In Leno's Green Car Challenge

We've mentioned that Jay Leno will use a specially built all-electric Ford Focus during his new show's "Green Car Challenge" segment. We've mentioned that Tom Cruise has... read more September 16, 2009 by  0


 
Coca-Cola 'Freestyle' machine by Pininfarina [via Dexigner]

Pininfarina Goes 'Freestyle', With A Little Help From Coke

Nothing goes together like Ferraris and coke -- at least that's what we've always heard, and now we have proof. Pininfarina, the Italian design house behind numerous... read more September 14, 2009 by  0


 
Roy Locock and his 1977 Bridget the Midget in Jaipur

Bridget The Midget's World Tour For Charity

We cover a lot of stuff here at TCC. Most is directly related to the auto industry, some other items are just for fun, and every so often, we stumble across something really... read more September 10, 2009 by  0


 
Evil, evil monkey

WTF: Giant Monkey Is Gibbon Phoenix Police The Runaround

We don't mean to alarm anyone, but we have it on good authority that there's a giant monkey zipping around Phoenix in a Subaru Outback. The police have taken dozens of radar... read more September 10, 2009 by  1


 
2010 American Le Mans Series at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca -- Thursday testing. Photos by Joe Nuxoll.

Laguna Seca Raceway -- Now On Google Street View

If you're a frequent surfer of the interweb (and we're going to assume you are), you already know how awesome Google Street View can be. We use it all the time to peek at... read more September 8, 2009 by  0


 
2014 Toyota Sequoia

Video: New Zealanders Build Amphibious Van

We know a lot of you are tinkerers -- the sort of  people who prefer to spend long holiday weekends leaning over engines instead taking the boat out for a spin. Well, here's... read more September 8, 2009 by  0


 
Crosswalk sign hack by Ryan Laughlin

WTF Friday: Artists Makes Statements With Crosswalk Signs

Remember a few months ago when every hacker worth his salt was doing a number on the nation's emergency road signage? Well, artists like Jason Eppink and Ryan Laughlin have... read more September 4, 2009 by  0


 

Sony Releases Screenshots For Gran Turismo 5

Video gamers who love racing titles have been abuzz about Forza Motorsport 3 for the Xbox 360 -- and with good reason. (Have you seen the screenshots? They're pretty... read more September 4, 2009 by  0


 
The controversial D909 in the suburbs of Paris

On A Lighter Note: French Mayors Duel With Traffic Signs

Proving once again that juvenile governmental feuds aren't solely the province of the New York state legislature or the South Korean parliament, the mayors of two Parisian... read more September 3, 2009 by  1


 

 
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