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Texting And Driving Makes Meredith Vieira Shout 'Oh S***' On TV

Texting And Driving Makes Meredith Vieira Shout 'Oh S***' On TV

Yeah, you read that headline correctly: nominally sane, calm-and-composed morning show hostess Meredith Vieira lost it last Friday morning and shouted "Oh, s***!" on live, national television. The cause of Vieira's profanity? A demonstration in the dangers of distracted driving. Last Friday was... read more

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Screencap from the Jeep Tiki Hunt website

Today In Social Media: Jeep Kicks Off Nationwide Scavenger Hunt For Three Wrangler Islanders

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about Jeep's "Golden Tiki" hunt at the 2010 New York Auto Show, which ended with Joel Lounds of Bonita Springs, Florida pulling a golden... read more April 7, 2010 by  1


 
Screencap from Green Calgary's 'Unacceptable' ad

Video: Canadian Anti-Idling Campaign Is 'Unacceptable', Geddy Lee Possibly To Blame

In the U.S., we often think of Canadians as our kinder, gentler, older, wiser siblings: the designated drivers of the Northern Hemisphere. They're friendly enough and... read more April 6, 2010 by  1


 
Screencap from Emblem Alive promo video

Video: Emblem Alive Makes Your Weekend Projects A Little More Hilarious

There are lots of perks that come from writing about cars -- test drives, nifty schwag, media days at auto shows -- but our favorite by far are the press releases. We don't... read more April 1, 2010 by  0


 
preview - America's Worst Drivers

Got What It Takes To Be America's Worst Driver?

Although reality TV as a genre is about as played-out as can be in most respects, one thing we haven't seen enough of (or much of at all) in reality shows is driving. A new... read more March 10, 2010 by  11


 
Ecolo Green Car Wash - very dirty Scion xD

Dirty, Dirty Rental Cars Might Make You Sick

If you regularly rent cars for business or family vacations, you've likely had at least one or two rentals that grossed you out in some way. Now you have a reason to be... read more March 4, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

Video Exclusive: Hyundai Sonata Saves Teens From Their Wild Side

No parent needs reminding (or details) about their teen or young adult childrens' wild side. If anything, it's something many would like to avoid thinking about. But when it... read more February 16, 2010 by  3


 
Tracy Morgan

Volkswagen & Tracy Morgan Make Violence Fun With 'Punch Dub'

If you grew up in a large family, you probably remember "Punch Buggy", the road-trip game that allowed the first kid in the car to spot a Volkswagen Beetle the opportunity to... read more January 29, 2010 by  3


 
Cruising Woodward Avenue in Detroit

Video: Film Archivist Rick Prelinger Curates 'Lost Landscapes of Detroit'

Many artists have drawn inspiration from Detroit -- most recently from ruined remembrances of the city's grander times. But filmmaker and archivist Rick Prelinger is taking a... read more January 28, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from 2010 NAIAS Black Tie Charity Preview flash mob event

Friday Video: 2010 Detroit Auto Show Flash Mob. In Formalwear.

We're starting to lose patience with flash mobs. What was once an edgy, socially deviant gesture has devolved into an outlet for extroverted Michael Jackson fans and... read more January 22, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Ford Super Duty

GM Throws Down The Gauntlet, Challenges Ford To 'Truck Of War'

GM's vice chairman, Tom Stephens, appears to be taking a page out of Bob Lutz's playbook. Today he issued a challenge to Ford to pit the PowerStroke diesel-powered 2011... read more January 19, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Aveo (RS Concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show)

Chevy Aveo RS, Playboy Top 10 And Saab Struggles On: Today At High Gear Media

The 2010 Detroit Auto Show is picking up speed as we near its start next week and the big reveal today is Chevy's Aveo RS. The sporty, show-worthy hatch is actually a preview... read more January 8, 2010 by  0


 
Buick Regal GS concept car

Buick Regal GS, MyFord, Volt Battery Production: Today At High Gear Media

Detroit Auto Show news is already taking over the ether even though it's still several days away from kickoff. Buick's Regal GS is the lead new-car story of the day, with a... read more January 7, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Saab 9-5

Diesel-Hybrids, Fiat 500 EV, And Saab Dangles: Today At High Gear Media

The saga with Saab and Spyker continues--still--nearly a week after the original deadline for a deal or decision. Now it looks like Spyker is once again Saab's only hope... read more January 6, 2010 by  2


 
Pirate

Ship Carrying 2,300 Hyundai Cars Seized By Somali Pirates

Seeing the humor in pirate attacks isn't always easy, but even the jaded have to crack a grin at Hyundai public relations man Dan Bedore's Twitter commentary on the hijacking... read more January 5, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe, Honda Concept: Today At High Gear Media

The headliner today is without doubt Cadillac's stylish and seriously sporting CTS-V Coupe. At $70,000 it's not an Everyman car, but it doesn't need to be. Unlike a lot of... read more January 5, 2010 by  0


 
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