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Unsolicited Proposals: Cartoonist Pitches Marketing Ploys To Detroit

Unsolicited Proposals: Cartoonist Pitches Marketing Ploys To Detroit

Every armchair CEO on the planet has suggestions for Detroit these days. Most of their ideas are big-picture, obvious things--like, "Make stuff people want to buy" or "Make cars that don't suck". But clearly, Big Three bigwigs need more guidance than that. Luckily, illustrator "Lunchbreath" has... read more

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Rally in the 100 Acre Wood 2010, photos by Vance Green

A Kinder, Gentler, More Awesome Transformer

Pop quiz: what would you get if you crossed (a) one gifted undergrad working on his B.A. in computer animation, (b) an abiding love for the Norton Commando motorcycle, and... read more July 3, 2009 by 


 
2005 Ford F-150 Supercab 133" STX Angular Rear Exterior View

Turbo-Powered Ford F-150 Is REALLY Turbo Powered

Remember that episode of Family Guy where Peter thought it'd be fun to fill up his truck with jet fuel and fly around town? Well, he's been one-upped: Michigan's Chris Lentz... read more July 1, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Chumpcar Texas Motor Speedway, Friday Garage Photos

Videogame Brought To Life: Street Fighter's Ryu Mauls Car With Bare Hands

Ever fantasized about ripping up a car with your bare hands? Ever fantasized about doing that while dressed as a Ryu, a popular character from the old-skool Capcom videogame... read more June 29, 2009 by  3


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class technology preview live images

Gadgetwatch: Pioneer Entertainment System Streams Media From Home To Car Via WiMAX

Pioneer is giving you one more reason to take your eyes of the road: its new Network AV playback system links to your home media center, streaming your collection of music... read more June 25, 2009 by 


 
Spaceport America, rendered by Foster + Partners

Under Construction: Spaceport America

One day--maybe--cars will be a thing of the past. By then, spaceports will be commonplace, not just $200 million oddities like the one being built now in New Mexico. Yes, you... read more June 24, 2009 by 


 
Shanghai homage to the Transformers' 'Bumblebee'

Transformer Watch: Flight Of The Bumblebee (And The Almost-Bumblebees)

We would've loved to have been a fly on the wall at this planning meeting in Shanghai: "Okay, everybody loves the Transformers, right? So let's do a big parade for... read more June 23, 2009 by 


 
Cadillac-La Salle ad from National Geographic, February 1929

Flashback: Cadillac-LaSalle Ad from National Geographic, February 1929

LaSalle ads always make us think of the theme song from All in the Family. This one from the February 1929 issue of National Geographic also makes us wonder about the poor... read more June 23, 2009 by 


 
The Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle, by Mike Vetter and The Car Factory

Earthbound Chevy Aveo Takes A Trip to Outer Space

See that? That's the "Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle" from Mike Vetter and The Car Factory. Mike and his team will build one just for you--and all you have to do is provide a... read more June 19, 2009 by 


 
Land Rover S1 mobile phone

Burly Gizmo Of The Week: The Land Rover S1 Mobile Phone

Live in the U.K.? Need a phone to keep up with your rugged, manly lifestyle, full of sheep-herding, alligator-wrestling, and whiskey-soaked nights of mumbletypeg? Well, Land... read more June 19, 2009 by 


 
BMW headquarters

BMW Guilt-Trips Employees Into Buying BMWs

Maybe we're too sensitive, but if we found this slapped on our windshield, we'd feel a little intimidated: "What’s wrong here? You like working with us. You appreciate your... read more June 18, 2009 by 


 
John DeLorean's Augusta National Golf Club green members jacket

Up For Bid: DeLorean Dead, But Ugly Jacket Lives On

Apparently, everyone wants a piece of John DeLorean these days: directors, producers, even hobos. On June 23rd, you can get in the on the action by bidding on DeLorean's... read more June 17, 2009 by 


 
Maisto's Lamborghini Murcielago, encrusted with Swarovski crystals

Crystal-Studded Lamborghini Fit For A (Drag) Queen

Do you crave the questionable status boost that comes with owning a supercar? Love the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 but can't manage its $300,000+ price tag? Well, for the... read more June 16, 2009 by 


 
'Biggest Bankruptcies in History' via GOOD and Always With Honor

Graphic: Biggest Bankruptcies In History

Lots of people are complaining about the General Motors bankruptcy--at least the part about the federal government's multi-billion-dollar involvement in it. As a matter of... read more June 11, 2009 by 


 
Forza Motorsport 3

Daily Lust: Forza Motorsport 3 For Xbox 360

Videogamers: are you sitting down? (Of course you are.) We just wanted to let you know that Forza Motorsport 3 is en route. And. It. Looks. AWESOME. With 400 vehicles from 50... read more June 11, 2009 by 


 
2009 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport

Bugatti On A Budget?

Once upon a time, only Russian plutocrats could only dream of sitting behind the wheel of a real Bugatti Veyron, but times have changed thanks to a little something we like... read more June 11, 2009 by 


 
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