Traffic Jams: Fourge – ‘Accelerator (feat. Nightlite)’

Traffic Jams: Fourge – ‘Accelerator (feat. Nightlite)’

Accelerator (feat. Nightlite) I really can’t get enough electronic music, but electronic music with a car theme just hits all the right pleasure centers in my brain. Add a neat road-inspired title and visual to the mix, like the colorful backdrop of Fourge’s single “Accelerator” and you’ve got the most pleasurable combination of sights and … Read more

McLaren 720S Driver Beats AfroDuck Record: 21-Minute Lap of NYC

McLaren 720S Driver Beats AfroDuck Record: 21-Minute Lap of NYC

AfroDuck’s record has fallen. A video posted to YouTube with little fanfare in late July shows the driver of a McLaren 720S completing a lap of NYC in 21 minutes, 3.16 seconds — beating the 24:07 record that launched AfroDuck to infamy, made him a fugitive, and forced him into exile in Canada. The latest … Read more

2023 Chevrolet Colorado: This Is It

2023 Chevrolet Colorado: This Is It

Photo: Chevrolet Chevrolet has just revealed a ground-up redesign of its midsize pickup, the Colorado. With this third-generation model, Chevrolet has had the chance to assess what works for the Colorado, which struggled to stand out in the midsize pickup segment — until the Colorado ZR2 came out. The success of the ZR2 is clearly … Read more

Mercedes-Benz Is Making So Much Money Right Now

Mercedes-Benz Is Making So Much Money Right Now

Photo: Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz says it’s doing pretty well despite everything going on in the world, Russia is sending less gas to Europe because of everything going on, and NHTSA is probing nearly 2 million vehicles from the Big Three. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, July 27, 2022. 1st Gear: Mercedes … Read more

Andy Warhol’s ‘Cars’ Is Heading to the Petersen

Andy Warhol’s ‘Cars’ Is Heading to the Petersen

Andy Warhol’s ‘Mercedes Benz W 196 R Grand Prix Car’ on display in Hong Kong in November 2016.Photo: Anthony Wallace (Getty Images) Andy Warhol’s final commission will be heading to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles later this week. Simply called “Cars,” it was initially commissioned by Mercedes-Benz to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of … Read more

Hyundai Recalls Recall to Fix Fix for Seat Fires Caused By Bad Ioniq Hybrid Relays

Hyundai Recalls Recall to Fix Fix for Seat Fires Caused By Bad Ioniq Hybrid Relays

When people think about things heating up in their back seats, this isn’t what they had in mind.Photo: Hyundai So, despite what some folks would have you think, most automotive recalls aren’t that big of a deal. They’re the inevitable result of having thousands of people working on a design with many thousands of parts … Read more

Hyundai Adds Weekend Production Despite Korean Truckers Strike

Hyundai Adds Weekend Production Despite Korean Truckers Strike

Photo: Yelim Lee/AFP (Getty Images) Hyundai is adding weekend production at its massive complex of five factories in Ulsan, South Korea. The increase in production days is to compensate for the decrease in output caused by a strike and to catch up to the automaker’s production targets. Currently, there’s an ongoing strike action in South … Read more

Goodyear Finally Recalled ‘The Worst Tire Made In History’

Goodyear Finally Recalled ‘The Worst Tire Made In History’

Photo: AP (AP) Goodyear recalled a terrible tire, Lynk & Co has a new concept called The Next Day, Elon Musk is perturbed, and the U.S. is asking questions about workers’ rights at a Stellantis plant in Mexico . All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 7, 2022. 1st Gear: Goodyear G159 … Read more