Yesterday Car and Driver published a harsh look at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in “Why NHTSA is More Defective than the Defects It Investigates.” Motor Trend‘s Angus MacKenzie explains why he gets a lot out of seeing a car put together in Inside the Machine: What I’ve learned from Auto Factory Tours. According […]
In the marketplace of Karlsruhe, Germany, there is a sculpture of a red Mercedes Benz truck. This full-size replica curves upward so that the rear of the truck is “parked” against the side of the building, but from the front it looks completely realistic. Perhaps too realistic, because recently a police officer ticketed the sculpture […]
Les Objets Volants, the French juggling and performance art group, perform Bach’s Prelude Nr 1 on “boomwhackers,” colorful plastic tubes that make a tuned “thud” when struck. Oh, just watch it. No description I type is gonna make this sound normal. Formed in 1999, Les Objets Volants (or “The Flying Objects”) was created by Denis […]
Now Houston drivers have more choices for getting tickets dimissed, reducing auto insurance costs, and having a few laughs at the same time.
One small trip during halftime causes multiple problems for this unnamed marching band. I sympathize, but this is funny.
Mr. Bean may dart about the city in his iconic 1976 British Leyland Mini 1000, but that won’t do for actor Rowan Atkinson, the man who created Mr. Bean. Atkinson is a car lover, owning both a McLaren F1 and Mercedes Benz SLS. But when it comes time to just run a simple errand, he […]
Admit it: You want these. Post by Guy Mashione.