• Tesla May Have Some Growing Pains

      By Macklin Hogan Here’s the inconvenient truth about Tesla: It’s bleeding cash. Despite all of the publicity, the praise, and the attention, the company manages to lose hundreds of millions of dollars annually. That’s been the case for quite some time, and a new player losing money is not at all unheard of. But(…)

  • A Car Lover’s Gift For Black Friday

    We are totally connected to our cars and trucks. They take us to work, to the grocery store and even help us navigate parking lots at the mall. Which reminds me of an experience – a valuable gift to you — that I want to share before the start of this year’s shopping season. Several(…)

  • Roadside essentials you can’t do without

    Hitting the highway this summer? Don’t forget your emergency kit The snow is long-gone and it’s time to get those vacation brochures out and plan that summer trip. What about an outing to an amusement park or a camping trip? Maybe a tour of the national park system is on your agenda this season? But,(…)

  • The Truth About the “10 Cars that Should Have Never Hit the Road”

    I recently came across an article by Justin Lloyd-Miller that describes what he feels are “10 Cars that should have never hit the road.” While his list parrots other “worst car” lists, I take exception with some of these cars since their contribution was greater than a lot of people realize. Albert Einstein once said,(…)

  • Is there an “end to the road” regarding fuel prices?

    When will it stop? Every time I turn the corner, that electronic gas price board is changing! When will the petroleum companies put the brakes on consumer fuel costs? Don’t hold your breath! There are a lot of variables out there that dictate what we pay at the pump. While the sweet crude barrel of(…)

Tesla May Have Some Growing Pains

Tesla May Have Some Growing Pains 1

  By Macklin Hogan Here’s the inconvenient truth about Tesla: It’s bleeding cash. Despite all of the publicity, the praise, and the attention, the company manages to lose hundreds of millions of dollars annually. That’s been the case for quite some time, and a new player losing money is not at all unheard of. But(…)

A Car Lover’s Gift For Black Friday

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We are totally connected to our cars and trucks. They take us to work, to the grocery store and even help us navigate parking lots at the mall. Which reminds me of an experience – a valuable gift to you — that I want to share before the start of this year’s shopping season. Several(…)

Roadside essentials you can’t do without

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Hitting the highway this summer? Don’t forget your emergency kit The snow is long-gone and it’s time to get those vacation brochures out and plan that summer trip. What about an outing to an amusement park or a camping trip? Maybe a tour of the national park system is on your agenda this season? But,(…)

The Truth About the “10 Cars that Should Have Never Hit the Road”

The Truth About the “10 Cars that Should Have Never Hit the Road” 1

I recently came across an article by Justin Lloyd-Miller that describes what he feels are “10 Cars that should have never hit the road.” While his list parrots other “worst car” lists, I take exception with some of these cars since their contribution was greater than a lot of people realize. Albert Einstein once said,(…)

Tesla Breaks into Top 5 Car Brands

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Despite being the youngest automaker in the nation, Tesla Motors Inc. ranks in the top five brands among people surveyed by “Consumer Reports.” Tesla was fifth in the poll, a large gain from 11th last year.  It ranked behind Toyota, Ford and Honda, as well as General Motors’ Chevrolet.  The results are from a December(…)

Sinkhole Swallows Eight Corvettes in the National Museum

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Bowling Green, KY– The National Corvette Museum has eight fewer Corvettes in its possession today after a sinkhole that stretches to 40-feet-wide and 20-feet-deep literally swallowed them whole. No one was in the museum when the sinkhole occurred and the Bowling Green Fire Department quickly sealed off the affected area. The museum was home to dozens(…)

The Shop Truck: Why would I want exhaust headers?

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Ever since we ran our exhaust replacement story in the fall, we’ve been asked (and have started debating) why exhaust headers are such a good thing, given the price, installation difficulties, and maintenance they require. So let’s talk about that. First a quick progress update: If you are a Blast Cars reader, and you’ve followed(…)

Nissan Invites You To Open The Briefcase for a Chance to Win (Sponsored)

Nissan Invites You To Open The Briefcase for a Chance to Win (Sponsored) 0

An ordinary man hires a seemingly ordinary car service, only to be thrown into a chase scene worthy of any Hollywood action flick, when a mysterious motorcyclist passes off a mysterious briefcase. His driver maneuvers her Nissan Rogue with finesse ,but when a helicopter comes into play, he’s surrounded by some angry thugs who demand(…)

Self-Driving Cars A Real Possibility

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Robot cars may be on the roads within the next decade, said a recent IHS Automotive study.  The study claims that 54 million robot cars will be on the streets by 2035 and that nearly all autos will be driverless by 2050. The auto industry is increasingly dedicated to bringing commercially viable self-driving models to(…)