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The Best Car Commercials of All Time

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Advertising is big money. Agencies and media buyers spend exorbitant amounts of money putting products where customers can see them every year, and in the world of advertising, the car…

How to Protect your Car in Heavy Wind

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In the last several years, we’ve seen increasingly erratic weather behavior. This year’s nor’easters are the latest examples, and if you’ve ever had to drive in such intense weather conditions,…

The Race to Viral: how Automakers are Trying to make Viral Content to Advertise Cars

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The Super Bowl used to be the holy grail of advertising opportunities for automakers. 30 seconds of airtime during the Super Bowl cost $4.5 million, but it was worth it….

You Bought a Classic Car … Now What?

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Daydreaming about lapping up the miles in your vintage Alpha or BMW is romantic, but it’s hardly preparation for owning the real thing. The sonorous exhaust note and just-so vintage…

Can you use Social Media to Find a Stolen Car?

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Lose your phone, and there’s an app to track it down. Lose your car and there is too. No, it’s not called “find my lost Mustang,” but if you’ve used…

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10 Facts About the Mustang

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Everyone recognizes the Ford Mustang as it’s driving down the road. It’s one of the manufacturer’s most iconic sports cars and has been for more than 50 years. You probably…

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How to Keep a Classic Car Looking Nice

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Owning a classic car can be great fun, but one of the great dilemmas of ownership is managing the wear and tear. The patina on a rat rod is one…


How to Attend Your First Car Show Without Acting Like an Idiot

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If you’ve spent months or years restoring a classic car or tricking out a new one, then the obvious next step is to show it off at a local —…

Personal Stories

The Single Most Terrifying Moment I’ve Had In A Car

November 16, 2017

The Day I Drove Past The Scene of a Fatal Accident

November 16, 2017

The time Firestone flew me to Virginia to off-road the new Destination M/T2 tire on some Jeep Rubicons

November 16, 2017

The Time I Got Interviewed To Be The Next Host of Top Gear USA.

November 16, 2017

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