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Does Increasing the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act’s CAFE standard of 35 mpg by 2020 make sense?

Does Increasing the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act’s CAFE standard of 35 mpg by 2020 make sense?

The futility in exceeding their ever-changing expectations.

We are living in an amazing time for the auto enthusiast. Sure, the glory days of horsepower might have been in the ’60s and ’70s, but if you look at the amount of horsepower that is available today, straight from the showroom floor, you could make an argument that today is the best day to be an enthusiast.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Petersen Museum Ultimate Garage Sale

Petersen Museum Ultimate Garage Sale

Enthusiasts become part of the attraction at the Petersen Automotive Museum

If you are looking for that hard to find part, a unique Christmas gift for the car enthusiast in your life, or you need to clear out your garage of parts, books, literature, and automobilia, come to the Third Annual Petersen Automotive Museum Garage Sale and Swap Meet on Saturday, December 3, 2011. Filling the second and third floors of the Petersen Museum's parking structure, the event will feature a mix of items from the Museum, along with a car sale corral and vendor area for those looking to sell vehicles and automobile or motorcycle items.... more

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Andy Bolig - October 07, 2011 08:28 AM - Comments

Which has more, two or four?

Which has more, two or four?

More green: a motorcycle or a car?

The car, according to a segment on the Discovery Channel series “MythBusters” that premiered Wednesday.... more

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Andy Bolig - September 30, 2011 03:14 PM - Comments

Special Explorer Built

Special Explorer Built

LEGO block vehicle heads to Florida

A unique Ford Explorer rolled off the line at the company’s Chicago Assembly Plant. This Ford Explorer is created from more than 380,000 LEGO bricks and marks the beginning of a long-term alliance between Ford and LEGOLAND® Florida theme park.The... more

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Larry Jewett - September 30, 2011 02:12 PM - Comments

Lucas Oil Purchases MAVTV

Lucas Oil Purchases MAVTV

Major Plans to Upgrade Cable Channel Programming

Lucas Oil Products, Inc. announced that it has purchased control of cable TV Network MAVTV as part of its ongoing expansion program. Lucas Oil will make a significant financial investment in MAVTV and has plans underway to improve both the quality of the programming and the value of the Network.... more

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Andy Bolig - September 30, 2011 10:24 AM - Comments

Video "Auto-Motivation"

Video "Auto-Motivation"

Winners Go to SEMA

GUNK® products has announced its collaboration with SkillsUSA, a partnership of industry, students, and teachers working to ensure America has a skilled workforce, to launch the 2011 Serious Solutions Challenge. The nationwide challenge asks automotive... more

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Larry Jewett - September 29, 2011 08:00 AM - Comments

New TV Show Coming

New TV Show Coming

Chip Foose Program Starts in October

Chip Foose is making a triumphant return to television on the Velocity network. His new show, AMERICAN ICON WITH CHIP FOOSE, airs Tuesdays at 9:00 and 9:30 PM (ET) and focuses on how the muscle car is the most coveted collector car today.... more

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Larry Jewett - September 27, 2011 02:23 PM - Comments

Industry News

Industry News

Burgy Joins Fidanza

Ed “Blake” Burgy has joined the Fidanza Engineering team as director of sales and marketing. Blake brings more than 20 years of automotive aftermarket experience to the position. His resume includes Summit Racing Equipment, CORSA Exhausts... more

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Larry Jewett - September 24, 2011 08:00 AM - Comments

Coker Cruise-In

Coker Cruise-In

Fun for All in Tennessee

In case you’re not aware, Coker Tire is a specialty tire company that also owns the legendary Honest Charley Speed Shop. The Coker Tire compound (no pun intended) consists of both the Coker and Honest Charley facilities, located in the historic... more

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Tommy Lee Byrd - September 23, 2011 02:05 PM - Comments