This Is Still One Of My Favorite Commercials, The Honda Cog

Kelley Blue Book Launches Web Site Optimized for iPhone

Kelly Blue Book has announced the launch of its new website optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch. The web app will allow users to access new and used vehicle information, view videos, images, and new car reviews, and submit free dealer price quotes. Kelly Blue Book’s iPhone mobile site can be accessed by visitingContinue reading “Kelley Blue Book Launches Web Site Optimized for iPhone”

It Ain’t That Hard, Folks. Make Better Cars by Jay Leno

The type of vehicles America makes best are, unfortunately, not the type of vehicles that people really want anymore. Nobody builds better trucks than the Americans do. Not even the Japanese build as good a truck as the Ford F-150 or the Chevy Silverado. It’s the same with performance cars. The Corvette Z06 has 505Continue reading “It Ain’t That Hard, Folks. Make Better Cars by Jay Leno”

The 50 Most Famous Cars of All Time

Whether they were notable for their superior performance, or for the superior performers who drove them, RideLust’s list of the 50 Most Famous Cars pays homage to all the truly iconic automobiles of our time (and a few that slipped in under “editorial bias”…) So without further ado, and in no particular order here isContinue reading “The 50 Most Famous Cars of All Time”

Rear-View Mirror GPS To Come to US, Named SmartMirror

Previously named the DS400GB, the SmartMirror is a GPS system that is mounted in place of your conventional rear-view mirror, and has a rear-facing cam input. With Navigon Mobile Navigator 6.5 inside, it’s got “reality view”, a 4-inch touchscreen, integrated speakers and Bluetooth and takes SD cards. It’s actually got two inputs for rear-view cameras,Continue reading “Rear-View Mirror GPS To Come to US, Named SmartMirror”

Chevy Creates World’s First Billboard Made from Pennies, By-passers Strip it Clean

Chevrolet created havoc with its 20-foot billboard advert made entirely from one-pence coins in London’s New Oxford Street. The unique billboard that consisted of 20,000 pennies was created to advertise the 769,500-pence starting price of the new Aveo. Understandably, it didn’t take long for hundreds of opportunistic by passers to strip it clean. To beContinue reading “Chevy Creates World’s First Billboard Made from Pennies, By-passers Strip it Clean”

BMW Kinetic Sculpture

One particularly stunning highlight from the 125 exhibits packed into the newly-renovated BMW Welt in Munich is a mechatronic installation by ART+COM, the Berlin-based interactive media company. The project uses 714 metal balls that are individually suspended one barely visible strings, creating an seemingly weightless, amorphous mass. Each ball lowers and retracts independently, which allowsContinue reading “BMW Kinetic Sculpture”

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