Enthusiasts of one particular car make are really only certain of three things: their chosen brand is the best, the people who prefer some other brand are drooling sub-morons, and there’s no way in hell they’d ever drive a Saturn. Every brand has its share of the aforementioned drooling morons, but is there any way to…
Elon Musk believes in it. So does Uber’s Travis Kalanick. The Autonomotive Singularity is inevitable. It is the enemy of enthusiast car culture as it stands, but only as we know it. If we come to understand it, it might just be the best thing ever for car enthusiasts. Might.
Uber launched a new car service in Los Angeles today. It's basically the old one that everybody uses. But it's more expensive and perfect for people who reinforce stereotypes about vapid Angelenos only obsessed with shiny, expensive cars!
Visit any major U.S. city and you'll likely see the anecdotal evidence that use of public transit is steadily growing in popularity. Last year, however, Americans reached an important milestone: according to a new study by the American Public Transit Association, U.S. residents took almost 10.7 billion trips on…
If an extraterrestrial were to spy on certain corners of the Earth, might it decide that the automobile was top dog on our planet? The 1966 short film What on Earth! pokes fun at car culture by imagining a misunderstanding Martian report on Earth's dominate species: the car.
Because of the way kids don't care about driving now, and how walkable cities have replaced sprawling suburbia as the American ideal of good living, the New York Times announced the end of car culture. Guess who disagrees? People who write about cars for a living!
If you've driven anywhere in 30-odd years, you've likely seen the chromed silhouette of a large-bosomed reclining woman affixed to the mudflaps of big rigs. She's known as Mudflap Girl, but Ed Allen has another name for her: Mom.