Teens

Study: Laws Restricting Texting Aren't Deterring Teens
Study: Laws Restricting Texting Aren't Deterring Teens

A new study finds that state laws banning driving while texting doesn't actually correspond to lower confessed rates of the activity in that state—especially among the youngest drivers. Part of it looks due to misinformation. Nearly 36 percent of respondents didn't know whether or not driving...Read More»

Teen driving
Don’t Get Your Teen Driver A Car—Sharing Is Safer

At one time, perhaps a generation ago, some experts preached that car ownership for teen drivers was one of the best strategies for emphasizing responsibility and accountability. If teens had to manage maintenance and other costs for their own vehicle, the logic went, they would be more likely to...Read More»

Rally in the 100 Acre Wood 2010, photos by Vance Green
Spoiled Teen Is REALLY Unhappy With His First Truck

The teen years aren't easy ones. Most of us are crippled by peer pressure, the desire to fit in, and endless waves of surging hormones. As a result, teenagers can be jerks, especially to their parents. Take for example this young man (we'll call him Stephen, since that's what his parents call him)...Read More»

2007 Honda CR-Z Concept
2007 Honda CR-Z Concept

Like many Tokyo Motor Show concept vehicles, the Honda CR-Z is meant to give viewers a sense of what’s to come. In this case, the sleek little coupe – reminiscent of Honda’s classic CRX – provides a hint of “the new direction for our next-generation sports car,” suggested CEO Takeo...Read More»

2007 Honda Puyo Concept
2007 Honda Puyo Concept

The name is not quite lost in translation. Honda’s Puyo is an onomatopoeia that the automaker says, “expresses the sensation of touching the vehicle’s soft body.” Don’t worry. We don’t know of any laws you might break by stroking the Puyo’s soft gel body, though we think it may be an...Read More»

2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP
2006 Los Angeles Auto Show, Part III

2006 Los Angeles Show Index by TCC Team (1/4/2006) Solstice Goes Turbo Though it’s barely begun to satisfy pent-up demand for the hot new Pontiac Solstice roadster, General Motors will add a second, high-performance version to the lineup. The turbocharged Solstice GXP will bump horsepower to 260...Read More»

2004 Ford Shelby GR-1 concept
2005 Detroit Auto Show, Part III

2005 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/8/2005) Benz’ Cordes Takes Charge, Responsibility This year’s Detroit show produced many firsts — among them, the first press conference for auto show audiences by Dr. Eckhard Cordes, the new head of the Mercedes Group. Cordes, in a rambling press...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Week of June 26, 2000

GM TO BUILD NEW MICHIGAN PLANTDC: FIRST FUEL-CELL PRODUCTSUNOCAL CLAIMS INNOCENCEGM KEEPS TRUCKIN’TEENS RIDING WITH TEENS: RISKYFORD MOTOR AND TOYOTA WIN IN LATEST CRASH TESTSDC WILL BUILD VANGM: SPECIAL ORDER CARS TAKING OFFTEAMSTERS AND UAW LOOKING GREENOPEL WORKERS BACK ON THE JOB GM TO BUILD...Read More»

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