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Ford Employee Built a Bronco Sculpture Out of Snow

Ford Employee Built a Bronco Sculpture Out of Snow

With all the snow that got dumped across the country in February,…

Why on Earth is KFC a Drive-Through Restaurant?

Why on Earth is KFC a Drive-Through Restaurant?

Drive-through restaurants are a staple of American life, but I cannot fathom why KFC promotes itself as something you can eat on the go.…

How I Work Around My Terrible Air Pump

How I Work Around My Terrible Air Pump

Keeping your tires properly inflated is an important part of routine vehicle maintenance, but the air pump near my apartment is a nightmare.…

Cinema’s Goofiest Car Chases: ‘Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah’ (1991)

Cinema’s Goofiest Car Chases: ‘Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah’ (1991)

Let’s face it: Godzilla isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The Big G…

‘Cars’ Rip-Off Review: ‘CarGo’ (2017)

‘Cars’ Rip-Off Review: ‘CarGo’ (2017)

Pixar’s Cars is a beloved film for good reason. It has fun…

‘Cars’ Rip-Off Review: ‘The Autobots’ (2015)

‘Cars’ Rip-Off Review: ‘The Autobots’ (2015)

Where there’s success, there’s often imitators. And when it comes to the…

The ‘Die Hard’ Ambulance Paradox: An Over-Analysis

The ‘Die Hard’ Ambulance Paradox: An Over-Analysis

In a previous article on The News Wheel, I shed some light…

How Muppets Drive Cars: A Look Behind the Scenes

How Muppets Drive Cars: A Look Behind the Scenes

Way back in 1976, The Muppet Show hit the airwaves and started…

The Time “MBMBaM” Accidentally Made a Buick Ad

The Time “MBMBaM” Accidentally Made a Buick Ad

In episode 511 of the hit podcast "MBMBaM," the brother-hosts spend a great deal of time talking about the big, beautiful Buick Enclave.…

The ‘Pen Pineapple Apple Pen’ Guy Should be in Every Car Ad

The ‘Pen Pineapple Apple Pen’ Guy Should be in Every Car Ad

The Pen Pineapple Apple Pen guy should be the frontman in every car commercial.…

Car-Sploitation Movie Spotlight: ‘Speedtrap’ (1977)

Car-Sploitation Movie Spotlight: ‘Speedtrap’ (1977)

A while back on The News Wheel, I penned an article discussing…

Edward Scissorhands Has a Son, and He Drives a Lyriq

Edward Scissorhands Has a Son, and He Drives a Lyriq

During Super Bowl LV, Cadillac gave us our first good look at the Cadillac Lyriq EV and introduced us to the son of Edward Scissorhands.…

Wayne and Garth Star in Totally Excellent Super Bowl Teaser Ad

Wayne and Garth Star in Totally Excellent Super Bowl Teaser Ad

Thanks to Wayne’s World, my entire childhood was filled with my father…

Fine, Let’s Talk About ‘Tokyo Drift’

Fine, Let’s Talk About ‘Tokyo Drift’

"The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift" is one of the dumbest movies of all time. But, hey, the cars and the setting look pretty.…

The Best Underrated Car Quotes in Film

The Best Underrated Car Quotes in Film

There are tons of great quotes about cars or driving in film, but some of my favorites come from movies that aren't about cars or driving.…

Cinema’s Goofiest Car Chases: ‘Mitchell’ (1975)

Cinema’s Goofiest Car Chases: ‘Mitchell’ (1975)

If you’re a fan of so-bad-it’s-good cinema, you’re already well aware of…

The Truck Continuity Faux Pas in ‘Die Hard’

The Truck Continuity Faux Pas in ‘Die Hard’

Ah yes, Die Hard. Everyone’s favorite Christmas movie that’s not technically a…

Rest Area Panic Is Real, and It’s Also the Worst

Rest Area Panic Is Real, and It’s Also the Worst

Should you stop? Should you press on? Cue anxiety.…

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