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 Kyle Johnson

Drunk Driving Facts and Faces: A Drunk Driving Infographic

Drunk Driving Facts and Faces: A Drunk Driving Infographic

Drunk driving is indefensible. There’s really not a lot else that you can say about it. Driving drunk is an activity that should never be undertaken by anyone anywhere under any circumstances. There are no excuses. It’s an activity reserved for the grossly irresponsible, and each and every death and injury that results from drunk […]

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2015 Ford Super Duty Overview

2015 Ford Super Duty Overview

What’s New for the 2015 Ford Super Duty? The 2015 Ford Super Duty gets an upgraded engine, a stronger frame, and an upgraded towing package. 2015 Ford Super Duty Exterior Ford always makes sure everyone knows your truck is the Super Duty kind. From the massive front grille to the large tailgate stamped with “SUPER […]

 Kyle Johnson

GM is Recalling 3.36 Million More Vehicles, Of Course

GM is Recalling 3.36 Million More Vehicles, Of Course

The latest bundle of recalls brings the number of cars that GM has "proactively" called back in 2014 past the 20 million mark.

The fact the GM is recalling 3.36 million more cars today for problems with the ignition switch would be hilarious were it not for the fact that General Motors’ ineptitude is well past the point of being comical and verging into con artist territory. GM has issued six more recalls today, with the largest spanning […]

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Nissan ZEOD RC Goes ‘Round Le Mans 24 Times

Nissan ZEOD RC Goes ‘Round Le Mans 24 Times

Most people don’t think of electric cars as competitive. Efficient? Yes. Clean? Absolutely. Fast enough to race in competitive motorsports? Not quite. The Nissan ZEOD RC aims to change that mindset by completing an entire lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe on electric power alone during the prestigious 24 Hour of Le Mans race. […]

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Toyota Recalls 231 2014 Toyota Highlander Models

Toyota Recalls 231 2014 Toyota Highlander Models

Yesterday, Toyota announced it was recalling some 231 2014 Toyota Highlander crossovers in the United States due to the possibility that the second-row right-hand seat could come out of the track. Although this defect could potentially cause injury in case of an accident, no crashes, injuries, or fatalities have been reported as a result of […]

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2013 Ford Focus Overview

2013 Ford Focus Overview

What’s New for the 2013 Ford Focus For the 2013 model year, the Ford Focus abandons the SEL trim and instead offers more standard and optional equipment, especially on the SE version. 2013 Ford Focus Exterior The 2013 Ford Focus features a lower, sleeker windshield rake and flowing roofline to better emphasize its more aggressive […]

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2013 Cadillac SRX Crossover Overview

2013 Cadillac SRX Crossover Overview

What’s New for the 2013 Cadillac SRX Crossover The 2013 Cadillac SRX Crossover sees some significant interior and exterior updates, including a new electronics interface called CUE, new safety features, an active noise-cancellation system to reduce outside noise, and restyled front and rear fascias. These updates make an already impressive vehicle even better. 2013 Cadillac […]

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2013 Dodge Avenger Overview

2013 Dodge Avenger Overview

What’s New for the 2013 Dodge Avenger For 2013, we see some minor equipment changes – everything else remains the same.  2013 Dodge Avenger Exterior The Dodge Avenger is known for its bold, muscular body structure and aggressive lines, which draw attention from the masculine grille in the front all the way to the perfectly-sloping […]

 Rain Blanken

8 Best Homemade Transformers Costumes on Earth

8 Best Homemade Transformers Costumes on Earth

Transforming Transformer costumes that turn into cars, roll-out, and even light up.

Yes, the title is a bit dramatic, but we’re talking galaxy-saving robots here, so you’ll forgive my excitement. Since the first live-action Transformers movie* came out in 2007, costumers have been struggling to emulate the finer details of the Autobots and Decepticons. Hey, something wonderful and creative has to come out of those films. With […]

 Kyle Johnson

Surprise! GM Recalls 2.4 Million Deathtraps

Surprise! GM Recalls 2.4 Million Deathtraps

Because why the hell not? It's a Tuesday.

Hey! Hey, guess what! It’s time for another GM recall! I know, I know, you’re probably thinking “oh, are you fu…I mean, didn’t they just recall 2.7 million cars on Thursday?” Yes, you are right. They totally did. And ya know what? They’re recalling 2.4 million more cars, trucks, and SUVs today because GM will […]

 Catherine Hiles

20 Years Gone, Never Forgotten: Remembering Ayrton Senna

20 Years Gone, Never Forgotten: Remembering Ayrton Senna

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of one of Formula One’s most loved drivers. Ayrton Senna da Silva, a native Brazilian, was the winner of three Formula One world championships, and an exceptional race driver who is to this day sorely missed by his fans across the globe. Who Was Ayrton Senna? You […]

 Timothy Moore

NHTSA Closes Investigation into 360,000 F-150s

NHTSA Closes Investigation into 360,000 F-150s

In May of 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation into 360,000 F-150s (model years 2011 – 2013) for issues with reduced engine power during hard acceleration. No recall had been issued at the time. The near 360,000 F-150s brought into question were powered by 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged engines. Tests revealed that […]

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2013 Kia Forte Overview

2013 Kia Forte Overview

What’s New for the 2013 Kia Forte The 2013 Kia Forte is quieter than ever with additional acoustic insulation. There are also new available features offered, including LED running lights and power-folding mirrors. More from Kia: 2015 Kia Sedona Will Change Your Mind about Minivans 2013 Kia Forte Exterior While the majority of carmakers seem […]

 Kyle Johnson

Volkswagen Issues Stop-Sale Order and Recall Within 24 Hour Span

Volkswagen Issues Stop-Sale Order and Recall Within 24 Hour Span

The stop-sale order affects certain 2014 Jettas, Passats, and Beetles; the recall is for 150,201 Passats with potential low beam headlight issues.

Yesterday, Jalopnik reported that it obtained a dealer memo stating that issued a stop-sale order for 2014 Jettas, Passats, and Beetles equipped with 1.8T engines built after February 1st and mated to automatic transmissions for a potential transmission oil cooler leak. There is no indication as to how many vehicles are affected by the problem, […]

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2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas Overview

2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas Overview

2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas Exterior To match the forward-thinking technology that runs the 2014 Civic Natural Gas sedan, Honda has created a modernized exterior look that appeals to those looking to save a bit at the gas pump, while still staying true to the typical Civic look. One of the biggest exterior changes that […]

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2013 BMW 3 Series Overview

2013 BMW 3 Series Overview

What’s New for the 2013 BMW 3 Series The BMW 3 Series sees little change for the 2013 model year thanks to its full redesign the year before. Power front seats are now standard, along with a new M Sport equipment line and the return of the xDrive all-wheel-drive system. The 320i trim level is […]

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2015 Audi A3 Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS

2015 Audi A3 Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS

The all-new 2015 Audi A3 has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) highest honor, having earned the right to call itself a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating-earner. In order to receive the superlative score, the 2015 A3 earned “GOOD” ratings in all crashworthiness tests (Moderate Overlap Front Test, Side Test, Roof Strength Test, Head […]

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Honors from IIHS

2014 Chevrolet Malibu Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Honors from IIHS

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, in addition to being previously named a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) five-star safety pick, has been named a TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In order to achieve such high marks, the 2014 Malibu scored a “Good” rating in front, side, roof strength, and […]