- November 18th, 2014
- Comments Off on Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell coming to US in fall of 2015
With plans to build a hydrogen refueling infrastructure in the US, Toyota president Akio Toyoda announced that their new 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will be coming to California next year with a $57,500 price tag. Interested buyers will also be treated to state and federal incentives worth a…
- November 13th, 2014
- Comments Off on TBT: The 1980 Mercury Antser
In the late 1980s, Mercury gave us a glimpse into the future with their Antser concept car. The aerodynamic prototype featured an impressive 1,200-pound electric hybrid powertrain with batteries powering electric motors in all four wheels, along with a backup generator to extend the vehicle’s range. With it’s lightweight construction…
- November 11th, 2014
- Comments Off on Happy Veterans Day! Here’s a list of Veterans Day Free Meals and Discounts!
Applebee’s, Nov. 11, 2014 Applebee’s is again offering a free meal to military veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. There will be 7 entrées to choose from, beverage and gratuity not included. Military ID or proof of service required. BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse, Nov….
- November 7th, 2014
- Comments Off on The longer you keep your car, the less Brand-Loyal you might be
The latest report from Experian Automotive finds that while there might be exceptions when it comes to other brands, the majority of car owners will less likely buy another vehicle from the same brand family if they’ve kept their vehicle for over 10 years. The good news for automakers is…
- November 6th, 2014
- Comments Off on TBT: 1970 AMC AMX III
After successfully launching the AMX/2 prototype at the 1969 Chicago Autoshow, the American Motor Company (AMC) with the help of Italian master designer Giotto Bizzarrini, set out to engineer America’s next big supercar. After having to tweak the five speed gearbox to a custom built four speed box because of…
- November 4th, 2014
- Comments Off on Car Talk’s Tom Magliozzi dies at 77
Tom Magliozzi, host of National Public Radio’s “Car Talk” show, passed away yesterday at the age of 77 due to complications from Alzheimer’s. Full of wisdom and humor, Tom and his brother Ray Magliozzi would dispense their “how-to” knowledge of repair tips and advice on life to millions of listeners on…
- October 31st, 2014
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- October 24th, 2014
- Comments Off on Airbag glitch forces Audi to recall 102,000 A4 cars in the U.S.
The automaker just announced a global recall of about 850,000 A4s built from November 2011 to earlier this month. The 101,900 Audi A4s being recalled stateside are from model years 2013-2015. The airbag problem is caused by a glitch in the software code, which may prevent airbags from deploying properly…
- October 23rd, 2014
- Comments Off on TBT: The 1968 Dodge Charger III Concept
In 1968, Chrysler designers thought way outside of the box when it came to building what the answer to the Corvette might be. What would be dubbed as the most aerodynamic car built by Chrysler Corporation up to that time, the Dodge Charger III gave consumers a glimpse into the…
- October 22nd, 2014
- Comments Off on Tesla blocked from selling in Michigan with law backed by dealers
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder just signed a bill, siding with General Motors Co. and the state’s auto dealers, that prohibits Tesla from selling cars directly to consumers in the state of Michigan. The bill also states that Tesla cannot open any storefronts where the vehicles can be on display and…