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Dodge Viper Motorhome Revealed Via DriveSRT Facebook Fan Page
Dodge Viper Motorhome Revealed Via DriveSRT Facebook Fan Page

Automakers reveal future products online all the time, sometimes on purpose while other times supposedly by accident. But what do you do when your Facebook fans clamor for insider information on the upcoming 2013 Dodge Viper? You give the people what they want. Earlier this morning the above photo...Read More»

Dan Akerson
Gas Tax: Should We Pay $1 More? #YouTellUs

Gas taxes are a sore subject this week, whether you're the president of the United States or the CEO of GM. The economy is staggering, and gas prices are fluctuating near $4 a gallon. And still, this past week, GM CEO Dan Akerson said he thinks we should raise the gas tax so people will buy more...Read More»

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Which Defines Luxury, Audi or Lexus? #YouTellUs

Lexus tells us that it is in the pursuit of perfection. Audi approaches luxury with a progressive mindset. Two big entries into the luxury car class, but which is the winner? So today we want to ask which defines luxury. Audi makes some really nice vehicles. The new A7 is just gorgeous and the A8...Read More»

Texting while driving
Will Facebook In Cars Become Illegal?

The government is flexing its regulatory muscle again, and this time it's against social media on the road. While car manufacturers are looking for more ways to integrate technology, like Ford SYNC to monitor your vitals, they are coming under fire from the federal level to minimize gadgetry...Read More»

Dog driving a car
Some Dogs Drive Better Than Humans [Video]

Have you ever seen the guy who just goes flying over speed bumps in the parking lots? Well this video goes to show that some dogs can drive better than some humans. Notice how the dog slows down for the speed bump? We also noticed it keeps its eyes on the road, except for when turning to look at...Read More»

Sarah Palin speaking about Subaru drivers in Searchlight, Nevada, on March 27, 2010
Paul Revere's New Ride: What Would He Drive Today To Warn Them British? #YouTellUs

Last week Sarah Palin brought Paul Revere into the spotlight with a brief history lesson that left some critics puzzled. While her American history may be a bit off, Palin did make us wonder--what would Paul Revere drive today to warn them British? We know there's already a vehicle perfect for the...Read More»

Academy Awards
Toyota, Honda Sweep ThinkLA Interactive Awards

This year Los Angeles has taken it upon itself to recognize the digital superstars local digital superstars. The event is called ThinkLA, and is the first Interactive Awards Gala in LA. This year both Honda and Toyota took top honors in multiple categories. The Toyota Sienna Family was named Best...Read More»

TOTI bamboo ECO1 20-passenger taxi in Tabontabon, Philippines
Who's The Best Passenger You've Ever Had In Your Car? #YouTellUs

"Man, I wish someone would see me with this person in the car." Most people who have driven professionally experience this situation at least once in their life, when a passenger is so famous or memorable that it sets the heart aflutter for a moment--and, perhaps, causes you to focus more on the...Read More»

L2's Facebook IQ survey for 2011
BMW Zooms To The Front Of The Pack On Facebook

If you're on Facebook, you understand its allure, its dazzling ability to connect you with friends, fremenies, people you'd thought you'd forgotten, and others you wished you had. If you're not on Facebook...well, you will be. Facebook -- or at least the social, interconnected, sharable info model...Read More»

Representative Anthony Weiner
Anthony Weiner: Shoulda Stayed Off Twitter, Kept On Twaffic

By now, the travails of Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY)--and the photo of a bulging male crotch in gray underwear that may or may not be his, which he may or may not have Tweeted to a young woman--are far too well known. This article is not about that. It's an editorial to express our disappointment at...Read More»

Kumho Tires DRIVE iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch racing game
Car Driving Games Go Social Via Fupa

Do you like driving games? Do you like social gaming? We thought Fupa meant something else, but apparently it's a gaming company out of San Francisco that's just launched a new car driving games website that you might want to bookmark, if you like lots of ads pre-gaming some pretty basic, though...Read More»

Utah highway
What's The Longest Drive You've Done? #YouTellUs

Yesterday we were having an internal discussion about how far we've each driven. We quickly realized that some people just don't like driving long distances while others are true road warriors. So we figured we should open it up to our fans. Long distance driving can be dangerous if you aren't...Read More»

Springfield, Massachusetts tornado from car
Springfield Tornado Video: Brought To You By The Letters "F" And "S"

Trending on Twitter--and brought to you by the letters "F" and "S" in a torrent of curse words--is this video clip of the tornado that just touched down near Springfield, Massachusetts. It's one profanity-spiked YouTube clip, and it shows why amateurs shouldn't take on the real storm chasers...Read More»

2010 Dodge Viper stability control testing platform for next-gen model
What Cars Would You Want As Long-Term Testers? #YouTellUs

Many outlets in the auto industry receive long-term test cars for evaluation. The end goal is to learn what it's like to live with a car for more than a week, just like a typical consumer. Learning what bits and pieces end up rattling over time, or how your elbow might rub the wrong way on a...Read More»

Bad Meets Evil, Eminem video
Eminem Dumps Chrysler 200 In New Video

We all remember Eminem in the Super Bowl commercial showing off the 2011 Chrysler 200. This past weekend, Slim Shady dropped a new video and at the same time, dropped that Chrysler 200 for a new 'toon mobile in the preview of his upcoming Bad Meets Evil music video. TheCarConnection points out that...Read More»

MyLincoln Touch - 2011 Lincoln MKX
Should Apple's iCloud Integrate With Cars? #YouTellUs

In-car electronics have suddenly become all about the apps--who has 'em, and what can they do, with Pandora and Stitcher being two of the more popular audio streaming applications. Today Apple confirmed it has big plans for a new iCloud service. A formal announcement comes next Monday, June 6 at...Read More»

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Development Mule
Dodge Charger SRT8 Fan Todd Gets Wish, We Get Exclusive Pics, Video

Have you ever wondered if anyone at a company actually reads your posts on their Facebook fan page? In the automotive industry, most manufacturers do a fine job responding to their fans via Facebook. So when Chrysler SRT fan Todd F. asked to see more of the upcoming 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8, the...Read More»

Traffic
Don't You Hate It When You're Driving And...? #YouTellUs

Memorial Day is upon us and traffic is bound to be a nightmare leaving whatever city you live in. More than any other, expect maybe for Thanksgiving, this weekend is the cause of countless road rage incidents. It's full of things you hate when you're driving--people cutting you off, idiots talking...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500C Cabrio, Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, NY
Is Fiat Ready To Return To The U.S.? #YouTellUs

Fiat has already launched the new 500 here in the U.S., and it's about to launch the 2012 500c Cabriolet.. But is chic styling and a reasonable price enough to relaunch this brand in the U.S. market? Many baby boomers have a bad taste in their mouth when it comes to remembering Fiat. The saying...Read More»

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