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Aftermarket Accessories We Really Want: Flamethrower

Aftermarket Accessories We Really Want: Flamethrower

Sometimes you just can't make this stuff up. We've often dreamed about having a flamethrower on our car--you know, getting all Mad Max when you're ahead of us driving 15 mph slower than the speed limit while you're texting or something--but we never dreamed it was actually possible. To the rescue... read more

August 4, 2009 by - 6
 
Gas Pumps

Gas Hike: OPEC Not Planning To Boost Oil Production Anytime Soon

Gas prices have crept up over the past few months, and while experts don't expect things to reach last summer's $4+ per gallon unpleasantness, prices will likely go well... read more June 12, 2009 by 0


 
money

Is A Higher Gas Tax The Way To Pay For Road Repair?

Every now and then, one of our posts sparks a nice online discussion. Typical topics: the fate of General Motors after the government bailout, whether hybrid cars are for... read more June 11, 2009 by 1


 
Bentley Continental Super Sports

Bentley Shows Continental GT Supersports In New York

Even the purveyor of the gas hog six-and-three-quarters-liter V-8 is now joining the green movement. The Bentley Continental Supersports you see here is powered by E85 (a... read more April 8, 2009 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Asks For $2.6 Billion From DOE For Hybrid Program

A sobered, Wagoner-less GM asked Obama's Department of Energy for $2.6 billion in low interest loans. According to an updated business plan released by the company yesterday... read more April 2, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

Mercedes Announces 2010 E-Class Coupe Engine Lineup

Today Mercedes-Benz announces its European range of engines for the 2010 E-Class Coupe. U.S. offerings likely won't include four-cylinders or diesels (unless diesel... read more March 25, 2009 by 0


 
Tata Nano

Tata Nano Hits The Market, Environmentalists Sound Alarm

Many have hailed Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Motors, for doing what seemed the impossible; designing, engineering, and building a incredibly cheap vehicle (approximately... read more March 23, 2009 by 5


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro

2010 Chevrolet Camaro On Sale: 29 mpg LS, 0-60 in 4.7 for SS

After seven years of waiting, Chevrolet dealers again have a weapon in the pony car wars. Today Chevrolet announces that the 2010 Camaro is officially on sale, set to do... read more March 16, 2009 by 2


 
Old Gas Pumps

MPG vs GPM: Should America Make The Switch?

Apart from eating mayo with their french fries, driving a bunch of tiny little diesels, and idolizing Abba and David Hasselhoff, what's the big difference between a European... read more March 13, 2009 by 7


 
gas-tax

Transportation Secretary LaHood Mulling Tax On Miles Driven

Obama's new Transportation Secretary, Republican Ray LaHood, is eying a tax based on miles driven as opposed to fuel consumed. Why the potential switch? America's relatively... read more February 20, 2009 by 6


 
Old Gas Pumps

Diesel Now Less Than Premium As Gas Prices Surge

As most figured they would do, gasoline prices are rising again. Not dramatically, mind you, but enough to push premium gasoline about one cent higher per gallon than diesel... read more February 19, 2009 by 4


 
2009 Audi Q5

Audi Q5 To Debut With Impressive Towing Capacity, Mediocre MPG

All hail...another thirsty German crossover. The new Audi Q5, making its debut at Audi dealers in March, boasts the firm's impressive 270-horse 3.2-liter FSI V-6, expected... read more January 28, 2009 by 0


 
Corn Ethanol Pump

U.S. Ethanol Industry Idles 2.05 Billion Gallons Production Capacity

"So many ethanol plants are in trouble that they're just jumping over each other to move some product," said Jim Damask, manager at Biofuelsconnect. The alternative-energy... read more January 22, 2009 by 3


 
2007 Fiat Bravo

Fiat Bravo, Abarth Meet in Geneva

One of the most eagerly awaited new cars of the year, the reborn Fiat 500, is to wear the legendary Abarth badge. As previously reported on TheCarConnection, Fiat is... read more March 7, 2007 by 0


 
DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.

TCC Trivia: Feb. 10, 2006

byMurray Jackson Get more TCC Trivia 1. Name the U.S. race track that contains Corkscrew and Andretti corners. 2. Which U.K. carmaker adopted the print-ad slogan "Extreme... read more February 10, 2006 by 0


 
2008 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SEL FWD Side Exterior View

WJR: Minicars, Maxi Hopes?

Where do small cars fit in…in a country where big sedans, full-size pickups and massive sport-utes dominate the road? This year’s Geneva Motor Show actually provides a... read more March 10, 2002 by 0


 

 
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