The Dodge Challenger was one of the truly iconic muscle cars of the 1970s. Known for its sleek design and serious power under the hood, it’s a classic American muscle car with no equal. In 2008, Dodge reissued the classic Challenger, styled after the original version, and it’s really taken off in popularity!
A group of Seattle tech veterans recently released a proposal to introduce a driverless ribbon of highway I-5 stretching from Seattle to Vancouver they are calling “The Cascadia Corridor.” The suggested plan released by Madrona venture Group, could be phased in over a decade and could allow self-driving vehicles in dedicated car-pool lanes in off-peak hours to start.
To my amazement the tires gripped and I coasted to a halt, literally only 10 or 12 inches from the pick-up’s bumper and an expensive accident.
When it comes to car design, headlights are one of the most prominent features. The headlights are the eyes of the car’s face, and they play a key role in determining how people feel about the attitude of the car; rounded lights will often denote a cute character while angled lights makes it look angry. But, what did the very first cars use for headlights? How has headlight technology changed over the years?
It’s not the number of miles on your car that matters as much as how you maintain and care for it. Due to work, travel, or lifestyle, some people spend a lot more time in their cars than average. Therefore, it’s very important to treat your car well.
It’s the technology of the moment: the self-driving car, come to deliver us all from the daily grind of having to be in full control of our vehicle at all times, freeing up more reading and working time on long journeys. But it’s been a frustrating few years as the ‘hype curve’ of the technology has peaked, with the initial enthusiasm losing a bit of steam as reality sets in.
With the veritable explosiveness of smartphone ownership we’ve seen in North America over the last decade, there has been an equally shocking growth in the number of fatal motor vehicle accidents related to distracted driving that occur each year. Distracted driving due to cellphone use has become such a big problem that it has even surpassed driving under the influence of alcohol as the leading killer on our roadways.
Produced by Pennzoil, Breaking Barriers explores everything from the Ford Model T to jet-powered vehicles, the birth of hot-rodding and the setting of some incredible land speed records.
I drive a lot – and we get a lot of rain where I live. I also used to work in a tire store when I was in college. I am familiar enough with tires to know that when I started a family, I wanted my wife to have a really safe ride, and that meant her car would have the best tires I could find.
With diverse tracks, stunning scenery, and a taste for friendly competition, Australia is one of the world’s most popular locations for motor racing of all stripes. There’s plenty of variety on show, with motorsports festivals and events being held throughout the year.