San Francisco – Time is winding down to the annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Exposition and all 500 exhibitor spaces have been booked. Running January 24 to 27, 2019, the Moscone Center, 747 Howard St, San Francisco, California, NAPA Expo 2019 will be a complete experience, perhaps even more than one person […]
Tesla Motors and CEO Elon Musk have done what many entrepreneurs have only dreamed of, bringing something completely new to the automotive market and making a success of it. The beginnings were rocky, and stock prices were stagnant for several years. Since early 2013, though, things have been generally on the rise, with the release […]
If visiting Ireland, whether you’ve got business, friends, of family – we’re all imports, anyway – you’re probably wondering how you’re going to get around. For some people, getting around is by bus and taxi, or simply by foot in metropolitan areas. For many others, though, a car rental is the way to go, and […]
“No longer available” – for collectors of rare classic cars, the unavailability of spare parts can quickly lead to problems. In the worst case scenario, the car may even be forced out of action. Porsche Classic, the division of Porsche dedicated to classic vehicles, has come up with a solution to this problem. Namely, producing […]
Genius, determination, and passion are just a few words that could be used to describe the man behind the name, Mickey Thompson Tires. Born in 1928 California, Marion Lee “Mickey” Thompson found his calling on the streets and strips as early as the 1940s. A “hot-rodder” by nature, a determined man, and veritable genius, Mickey […]
In 1958, Harold Coker started Coker Tire Company, in Chattanooga, TN, but there was a problem: It was nearly impossible to find the right tires for classic cars from the 30s and 40s. Already well-versed in automotive restoration, Coker envisioned producing his own vintage-style tires for classic and antique cars, and so Coker Tire Company […]
This really cool video a tire burnout using tires which have been dyed blue makes an interesting show!