Articles by Aaron DiManna

What Makes Wheels Look Like They’re Spinning Backward?

What Makes Wheels Look Like They’re Spinning Backward?

Sometimes, when you see a vehicle moving forward, it looks like its wheels are spinning in reverse. Here are a few reasons why that may be.…

Reimagining Viral Videos as Car Commercials

Reimagining Viral Videos as Car Commercials

The internet is a treasure trove of strange, delightful viral videos. I think some of them can be repurposed as car commercials.…

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Will Try To Fix the Mako

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Will Try To Fix the Mako

The upcoming remaster of the beloved Mass Effect trilogy might be able to correct one of the original's biggest flaws: the Mako.…

Subaru Sales Skyrocket in March

Subaru Sales Skyrocket in March

After a difficult period sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, Subaru is back on top — breaking sales records like nobody's business.…

“Nomadland” and the Upsetting Reality it Represents

“Nomadland” and the Upsetting Reality it Represents

"Nomadland" is a cripplingly honest depiction of a unique community of disenfranchised Americans who need to treat their cars as homes.…

I’m Very Glad Cars Don’t Have Different Control Layouts

I’m Very Glad Cars Don’t Have Different Control Layouts

Control layouts vary widely between video game brands. We should thank our lucky stars that the same isn't true for cars.…

Cars You Didn’t Know Were in “True Detective”

Cars You Didn’t Know Were in “True Detective”

"True Detective" is a fascinating show for many reasons. Today, we're focusing on some of the cars that appear alongside its all-star cast.…

The Bolt EUV Will Ditch Trim-Specific Badging. I Love It

The Bolt EUV Will Ditch Trim-Specific Badging. I Love It

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV won't feature badging that differentiates between trim levels. I think this is a positive change in the industry.…

4 Interesting Driving Mechanics in Video Games

4 Interesting Driving Mechanics in Video Games

Lots of games make driving a major focus, but some developers go the extra mile by crafting unique, interesting mechanics.…

Car Warranty Robocalls and How To Handle Them

Car Warranty Robocalls and How To Handle Them

If you've been getting robocalls about your vehicle's supposedly expired warranty, you're not alone. Here are a few ways to deal with them.…

“Capote” and its Bel Air Blunders

“Capote” and its Bel Air Blunders

"Capote" is a great showcase for the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman, but it also has a few issues, many of which accompany the Chevy Bel Air.…

Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” and the Appeal of Escape

Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” and the Appeal of Escape

Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car" isn't just a heartbreaking vignette of unfulfilled dreams; it's an expression of the car's symbolic value.…

3 Games With Incredibly Atmospheric Driving

3 Games With Incredibly Atmospheric Driving

Games utilize interactivity and detailed environments to make you feel like you're in another world. These three nailed atmospheric driving.…

3 Terrible Movies Obsessed With Very Slow Driving

3 Terrible Movies Obsessed With Very Slow Driving

Many "so bad they're good" movies obsess over showing characters driving very slowly in order to pad the runtime. Here are three of the best.…

Subaru Owns the 2021 KBB Best Resale Value Awards

Subaru Owns the 2021 KBB Best Resale Value Awards

Subaru is no stranger to winning. So, is it any surprise that four of its 2021 vehicles claimed KBB Best Resale Value Awards?…

Subaru’s February Sales Numbers Show Promise

Subaru’s February Sales Numbers Show Promise

Subaru's sales numbers may have been impacted by COVID-19, but its February figures are promising…

Solid-State Batteries Could Be an EV Game-Changer

Solid-State Batteries Could Be an EV Game-Changer

The fuel cells included in modern EVs are already impressive, but solid-state batteries could be the breakthrough that changes everything.…

GM Could Topple Tesla by Doing What It’s Already Doing

GM Could Topple Tesla by Doing What It’s Already Doing

GM may be able to topple Tesla in the EV market by doing what it's already doing.…

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