Really, to call this a “mini” history would be a mistake, but we’re only referring to the length of this article. Indeed, Mini idea has been around for thirty years, its first inception in England in 1957, the first cars making it to production in 1959. Coming Together The result of merging of two existing […]
December is Impaired Driving Prevention Month. During the period between Christmas and New Year there are the highest rates of impaired driving fatalities, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This video shows that buzzed driving is drunk driving. Please be safe this holiday season.
Are you getting together with friends for the holiday season and plan on drinking? Are you suffering from a cold or the flu and taking prescription or over-the-counter medicine to treat it? Do you use or abuse drugs or alcohol? If any of these things are true, and you drive a car, then you should […]
Though trade agreements exist between Japan and automakers from Europe and the United States, you’d be hard-pressed to recognize many of these makes on Japanese roads. It should come as no surprise, then, that auto shows in Japan are nearly devoid of a typical American or Euro ride. Indeed, the two Tokyo auto shows might […]
Statistics and news stories often don’t match up. For as much as shark attack fatalities (10/yr) are televised, you’re far more likely to be killed by your bathtub (over 300/yr), for example. Feel free to go swimming, but you might want to rethink taking a bath. Across the country, the driver’s license is a rite […]
Ask anyone how to get fast, and they’ll tell you it boils down to the relationship between three things: power, weight, and drag. This is why breaking the world land speed record requires huge engines mounted to a lightweight bullet-shaped chassis and a cockpit to squeeze the guinea pig *cough* driver into. That’s one definition […]