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Big Three Bailout: Ford Buffs Its Brand

Big Three Bailout: Ford Buffs Its Brand

Every motivational speaker in the world knows the old chestnut about "crisis" and "opportunity" being the same word in Chinese. And although that isn't entirely true, one of the Big 3 is working hard to find the silver lining in all this mishegas: Ford. Below deck, Ford's accounting and legal... read more

December 18, 2008 by  - 4
 
The Hand

Twelve Days of Christmas: High-Tech Hand Signals

You've done it again, haven't you? There are just nine days 'til Christmas--six 'til Hanukkah--and you haven't even made a dent in your shopping. Tsk, tsk. But don't panic... read more December 16, 2008 by  3


 
Detroit Tiger Stadium

Locomotive Theory: Weekend Edition

If you're lucky enough to live in an ideal world, you probably spend your weekends sleeping in, kicking back, and pondering the events of the past five days. And it's in that... read more December 15, 2008 by 


 
Police Line

Traffic Fatalities Hit a Record Low

Amid the gloom and doom of the Detroit bailout, the burst housing bubble, and These Economic Times, it's nice to hear a bit of good news--namely, that when all is said and... read more December 15, 2008 by 


 
Nativity with GPS

Nativity Goes Lojack with GPS

Apart from the occasional Popemobile and various dashboard figurines, religion and cars don't often mix. However, one tech device designed for cars may bridge that gap by... read more December 12, 2008 by 


 
Mrs. America 2008 Maureen MacDonald

Mrs. America Taps NASCAR for Charity

When you hear the word "tasteful", your mind might not immediately drift to images of beauty queens or NASCAR drivers. However, turn your attention to the reigning Mrs... read more December 12, 2008 by 


 
Gran Torino movie

Gran Torino: The Movie Is the Metaphor

Nothing says "the holidays" quite like a gentle snowfall, a hot mug of cocoa, and a multiplex packed with serious, heartfelt dramas. And among this year's crop of Oscar... read more December 11, 2008 by  6


 
Bosnia speed sign

The Rules of the Road: Bosnia, Herzegovina Go Graphic

You have to admit, the U.S. has a hit-and-miss record on consumer safety. On the one hand, we don't allow melamine in our dog food. On the other, we have warnings on our... read more December 11, 2008 by 


 
2009 Alfa Romeo MiTo

Alfa Romeo U.S. Launch Delayed Again

Sad news for Alfisti; Fiat announced today that it's pushing back a return of Alfa Romeo to the United States until 2011 at the earliest according to the U.K.'s Autocar... read more October 27, 2008 by  2


 
2009 Audi A6

Audi Scrubs Diesel Even Cleaner with A6 2.0 TDIe

Audi announced Wednesday it’s tapping Al Gore to help announce an even cleaner diesel, its new A6 2.0 TDIe, at the Netherlands’ conference on climate control. The... read more October 17, 2008 by 


 
2009 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Unanimously Voted Motor Trend SUV of the Year

Motor Trend announces Subaru's redesigned Forester sports-utility vehicle as its pick for the coveted SUV of the Year award. Editor in Chief Angus MacKenzie summed up the... read more October 16, 2008 by 


 
2009 Audi A4

"Near-Production" A4 TDI Concept e Boasts 58.95 mpg

In another "near-production" study (read: soon to be released) from VW/Audi, the firm makes an economical splash at the Paris Auto Show with its A4 TDI concept e. Using an... read more October 2, 2008 by  2


 
Atlanta gas lines

In GA, NC, Long Lines at Gas Pump Are Flashback to 1970s

Georgia and North Carolina commuters are being forced to telecommute, take public transit, carpool, or wait in 15-minute-plus lines due to the most significant fuel shortages... read more September 29, 2008 by  6


 
2009 Lincoln Navigator L

2009 Lincoln Navigator Is Fuel Economy Class Leader

What to do when you are a dinosaur among a herd of gazelles? Brag that you are the sprightliest dino out there, even though the gazelles may be laughing hysterically and... read more September 24, 2008 by 


 
Fuchs

In Saudi, Fuchs Goes the Extra Mile

You head to Saudi Arabia, and you're looking for great service. Where do you go? Fuchs, of course. Thanks to Gaywheels.com for the heads-up on a new Saudi Arabian service... read more September 22, 2008 by 


 
Cocaine

Even Coke Prices Rise in Face of Oil Price Woes

Business owners and entrepreneurs across this great land are being forced to pass along rising gas prices to their consumers. Simply put, the cost of shipping, air freight... read more September 19, 2008 by  1


 
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