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See This BMW X6 Hulk Out Before Your Eyes

The Hulk is well known for his sudden transformations when he gets hot under the collar. Not to be outdone, German graffiti artist Rene Turrek created a special paint job for the BMW X6 that will make auto fans green with envy. Turrek’s BMW X6 project was a two-step process. First, he gave the BMW sport utility coupe a base layer of Hulk green paint. Next, he applied a second, heat-sensitive laye

Toyota: Dramatic News

Toyota is the largest manufacturer of cars in the world. They have earned this title by becoming synonymous with quality for a small quantity of cash. When Toyota came to the US in 1957 their sales were not astronomical. They started sales in 1958, they only had two carsforsale, the Toyopet and the soon to be legendary Land Cruiser. That year only 288 cars left the dealerships, only one of which w

Takata Corporation: No Trial?

The Takata Corporation is finally being held accountable. Over a hundred injuries and at least 8 deaths spanning the course of 11 years, are all linked to their airbags. 4 years passed before a recall was even considered. But now, after years of recalls with no remedy, Takata Corporation just now testified under oath (not a trial) in front of the a Senate Committee in Washington D.C. Normally, I a

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Back From the Brink

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is fighting to get another partner. General Motors is running out of ways to say no, and everyone else has stayed firm with their initial no. Maybe Sergio Marchionne should accept defeat in that battle, and keep chipping the rust off of his company. Maserati came back from obscurity clocking a ludicrous 174 percent increase in yearly sales while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Remote-Controlled Land Rovers? There’s an App for That

We live in a brave new world of autonomous automobiles equipped with remote parking and self-driving capabilities. So it only seems natural that an automaker would manufacture a remote-controlled Land Rover that can be operated via an iPhone app. The UK-based automaker Jaguar Land Rover is testing its smartphone app that allows drivers to autonomously control their SUV without actually being insi

Future Fuel: CNG

For years now, CNG (compressed natural gas) has been used to fuel millions cars. As of 2012 over 15 million were used globally. That number is not astronomical, but still impressive. There is one natural gas vehicle for every 450 people on the planet. That is impressive when considering the daunting competition: gasoline. Nonetheless, of the billion cars roaming the roads, 1 in every 66 is using o

Want a 4C Spider? It Won’t Come Cheap

How much would you expect to pay for a 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider? We’ll give you a minute to come up a price—no peeking ahead to the next paragraph! Now that you have a figure in mind, let’s see if it matches up to the actual retail price… For those wanting to own a 4C Spider when the Italian import lands in North American Fiat Chrysler dealerships this August, pricing starts (yes, starts) at $63

A Tale of Two Batmobiles

Most kids grow up wanting to be Batman—after all, what’s cooler than fighting crime in a sweet ride like the Batmobile? The look of the Batmobile is typically among the most anticipated aspects of any Batman film, which explains the considerable excitement surrounding the reveal of the new Batmobile that will appear in next year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film. The new

Future Fuel: Electric Cars

With fuel wars looming, the future of the personal car is murky. The dominant propellant; gasoline; is under heavy scrutiny from countless directions. The supply is dwindling, excavating and using it is not environmentally friendly, nor is cheap. However, it will be quite a few long years before it is overtaken by any of the minority sources. Every alternative claims to be a panacea, but each has

Avoiding Death in a Mazda6

After teaching my friend to drive standard yesterday, I tested out his car. Jonathan drives a 2014 Mazda6. Currently it is ranked as the best family sedan in its market. In fact, I have actually been trying to get my hands on the 2016, because it is the first year that the 6 is available with a standard transmission. However, the trip I had in the 2014 Mazda6 had a more of a focus on avoiding deat