Fuel for Thought

Posts involving thoughtful themes and studies, everything from customer behavior studies to interesting human interest stories

What Make and Model Is the Popemobile Car?

What Make and Model Is the Popemobile Car?

Whether you’ve seen images of the real thing or watched it parodied…

Texting and Driving Up From 2012, Now Over 2,000 Times More Dangerous Than Sharks

Texting and Driving Up From 2012, Now Over 2,000 Times More Dangerous Than Sharks

According to a report by the National Safety Council, estimated texting-related crashes…

Origin & Model Inspiration of the Monopoly Race Car Piece

Origin & Model Inspiration of the Monopoly Race Car Piece

Widely regarded as the most popular Monopoly playing piece–especially by overly-competitive men–the single-seat,…

Bandit Attempts To Steal the Same Car, Twice

Bandit Attempts To Steal the Same Car, Twice

So what could be dumber than breaking into a house, grabbing a…

8 Tips for a Successful Car Wash Fundraiser

8 Tips for a Successful Car Wash Fundraiser

With summer here, you’re probably planning to organize a car wash to…

10 Most Dangerous Countries to Drive In

10 Most Dangerous Countries to Drive In

Though driving is safer than it has been in the past, thanks…

Study Reveals a Quarter of Cars Produce 90% of Traffic Pollution

Study Reveals a Quarter of Cars Produce 90% of Traffic Pollution

It turns out that when it comes to reducing a car’s pollution,…

8 Reasons the Drive-Thru Worker Hates You

8 Reasons the Drive-Thru Worker Hates You

Drive-thru lanes at fast food chains are quickly becoming the best way…

Road Rage Statistics: Who Experiences It Most and Why It’s Dangerous

Road Rage Statistics: Who Experiences It Most and Why It’s Dangerous

We’ve all witnessed road rage being expressed during our daily commutes. In…

Why Did Gas Prices Go Down?

Why Did Gas Prices Go Down?

You probably remember how gas prices plummeted at the end of last…

What Constitutes Distracted Driving?

What Constitutes Distracted Driving?

We often hear we shouldn’t text and drive (we shouldn’t) and that…

Yellowstone Solar Energy System Powered By 208 Camry Hybrid Batteries

Yellowstone Solar Energy System Powered By 208 Camry Hybrid Batteries

The Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park is not only where…

Buckle Up: The History of Seatbelts

Buckle Up: The History of Seatbelts

In modern-day vehicles, it’s likely you would notice if a seatbelt was…

An Answer to the Ever-Present Question: Why Do Gas Prices Fluctuate?

An Answer to the Ever-Present Question: Why Do Gas Prices Fluctuate?

Imagine you’re on your way to work, when you notice that gas…

BMW Says Moral Dilemmas Delay Development of Self-Driving Cars

BMW Says Moral Dilemmas Delay Development of Self-Driving Cars

Remember the development that BMW has been doing of autonomous vehicle technology–advancements like…

History of the Tomorrowland Speedway at Magic Kingdom

History of the Tomorrowland Speedway at Magic Kingdom

For little fans of high-speed adventures, the Tomorrowland Speedway at Disney’s Magic…

How Does Car Camouflage Prevent Spy Shots During Testing?

How Does Car Camouflage Prevent Spy Shots During Testing?

If you’ve ever seen that black-and-white, swirled camouflage wrap on vehicles being…

Top 7 Car Myths, Debunked

Top 7 Car Myths, Debunked

Cars these days are much more advanced than they have ever been…

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