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My Jeep Stranded Me Again, but This Time It Might Be the End My Jeep Stranded Me Again, but This Time It Might Be the End

Last night at 12:30 a.m., I walked out of my friend’s apartment into a wet and freezing Michigan winter, and hopped into my 1995 Jeep Cherokee to head home. I turned the key, and then something strange happened.

Watch Long-Lost Factory Tour Footage of American Motors' Doomed Kenosha, Wisconsin Plant Watch Long-Lost Factory Tour Footage of American Motors' Doomed Kenosha, Wisconsin Plant

Most people don’t know just how important the town of Kenosha, Wisconsin was to the automobile industry, and how important the automobile industry was to the town of Kenosha. For about 100 years, car manufacturing had a huge presence in the city, and a big part of that was the AMC plant. Here’s some…

Back in 1957, if you wanted tons of interior space, you didn’t have to buy an SUV or a minivan. You could opt for this Chevrolet Bel Air Townsman, an inline six or V8 powered six-passenger station wagon that could be had with the silky smooth Turboglide transmission (a novel design consisting essentially of three…

Man Replaces Car Battery With Box of AAs and It Actually Works Man Replaces Car Battery With Box of AAs and It Actually Works

A Russian YouTube host and auto mechanic named Vlad replaced his Lada’s lead-acid car battery with a box filled with over 750 AA alkaline batteries just like what you might find in your T.V. remote. Here’s what happened when he tried starting the engine.

Every Video I Could Find of the 2020 Toyota Supra's Exhaust Sound Every Video I Could Find of the 2020 Toyota Supra's Exhaust Sound

Have we reached a saturation point on 2020 Toyota Supra content? Maybe. But even if you’re tired of reading about the new Toyota sports car, surely you’re not tired of hearing about it. Because the exhaust seems lovely.

What We Found When We Crawled Under the 2020 Toyota Supra What We Found When We Crawled Under the 2020 Toyota Supra

You’ve all seen the 2020 Toyota Supra’s exterior by now. Some of you like it and some of you think it’s boring, but none of that matters. What matters is the hardware, which is why I crawled under the Supra at the Detroit Auto Show to get a look at the car’s mechanical bits. Here’s a look at how they compare to those…

Green Day—'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' Green Day—'Boulevard of Broken Dreams'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Makes a Ridiculous 1,000 Lb-Ft of Torque The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Makes a Ridiculous 1,000 Lb-Ft of Torque

In the American muscle car world, horsepower is king (see the new Shelby GT500 rumors), but in the heavy-duty truck world, bragging rights are all about torque. And in that area, Ram does not like to lose, which is why the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty makes a ridiculous 1,000 lb-ft of torque.

The New Ram Heavy Duty Looks Like It's Coming to Eat You The New Ram Heavy Duty Looks Like It's Coming to Eat You

Prior to unveiling the new Ram 2500 and 3500 at the Detroit Auto Show on Jan. 14, Ram launched a web page that features the teaser image you see above. It is dark and smoky, and I think we’re all supposed to be scared that this thing will consume us whole. I kinda am. Heavy duty trucks aren’t messing around lately.

The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Here and It Looks Glorious The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Here and It Looks Glorious

We expected the 2020 Toyota Supra to debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but now we’ve got the full thing un-camouflaged thanks to a tweet by Toyota Mexico. Behold the new Supra.

Don't Hate Me but I Have to Say It: The AMC Eagle Coupe Is Cooler Than the Wagon Don't Hate Me but I Have to Say It: The AMC Eagle Coupe Is Cooler Than the Wagon

This morning my world flipped upside down, because I realized that something I once considered irrefutable fact—the superiority of the AMC Eagle Wagon over its non-wagon counterparts—was, in fact, the opposite of fact. One might be so bold as to call it fiction. Yes, the AMC Eagle coupe, not the wagon, is the coolest…

Comment of the Day: Nerdy Subaru Impreza Factoid Edition Comment of the Day: Nerdy Subaru Impreza Factoid Edition

Today, we showed Subaru’s new racing livery for its rally cars. It’s a nice look that draws from the old “comet” livery, and keeps the general color scheme of the legendary old “555" cars named after Subaru’s old cigarette company sponsor. That led one reader to throw out a juicy, nerdy fact about Subaru.

Man Finds Wedding Ring Lost Inside Oldsmobile Engine 45 Years Ago Man Finds Wedding Ring Lost Inside Oldsmobile Engine 45 Years Ago

A 93-year-old Iowa man just got his wedding ring back after losing it inside the engine of his 1972 Oldsmobile 98 over 40 years ago, local Iowa news station KCRG and ABC News report. It’s a sad story, but it has somewhat of a happy ending.

Subaru Brings Back Old-School Blue and Yellow in New Livery Subaru Brings Back Old-School Blue and Yellow in New Livery

A blue Subaru with a big wing, gold wheels, and a big yellow star cluster on its side: That’s the way the car gods meant a racing Subaru to look. So it’s good the Subaru is bringing the motorsports livery back.

Tesla Model S and Model X are Losing Their Base 75 kWh Battery Pack Tesla Model S and Model X are Losing Their Base 75 kWh Battery Pack

The Tesla Model S and Model X are losing their base battery pack, Ford and VW might announce something big soon, Brexit bad news, and also other bad news involving job cuts and airbags. All that and more in the Morning Shift for January 10, 2019.

Watch Trucks Tow a Really Big Thing That's Heavier Than the Statue of Liberty Watch Trucks Tow a Really Big Thing That's Heavier Than the Statue of Liberty

It’s called a “Propylene-Propane Splitter” distillation column, and its job will be to help make plastic out of propane. It weighs nearly 900 tons, stands over 300 feet tall, and just began its journey from Edmonton, Alberta to a nearby suburb on the backs of specialized trailers towed by diesel commercial trucks.…

Listen to Israeli Air Force Pilots Land Their F-15 Fighter Jet After Its Canopy Flies Off Listen to Israeli Air Force Pilots Land Their F-15 Fighter Jet After Its Canopy Flies Off

Two pilots flying out of the Tel Nof Airbase near Rehovot, Israel on Jan. 2 found themselves in a bit of a bind when their canopy flew off at 30,000 feet, exposing them to nearly -50º Fahrenheit weather and loud and violent winds, the Times of Israel writes. Here’s an audio recording of that harrowing incident.

Wind Is Forcing Michigan Authorities to Escort 'High Profile' Cars Across the Mackinac Bridge Wind Is Forcing Michigan Authorities to Escort 'High Profile' Cars Across the Mackinac Bridge

You decided to get in on the “overlanding” craze that has swept the nation, so you lifted your Toyota Tacoma, bolted on 33-inch tires, and slapped a heavy spare and a high-lift jack to the bed cap. That’s great, except if you’re planning to “overland” to Michigan’s upper peninsula, in which case, you might just blow…

The Fascinating Engineering Behind VW's Electric Car Platform of the Future The Fascinating Engineering Behind VW's Electric Car Platform of the Future

Volkswagen, the company that brought us Dieselgate, wants us forget its last eco-disaster by promising to bring affordable electric cars to the masses starting in 2020. Those cars will ride on an all-new electric platform called MEB. The automaker calls it “one of the most important projects in the history of…

Man Puts 38-inch Off-Road Tires On a Russian Sedan Using Enormous Wheel Spacers, Rips Donuts Man Puts 38-inch Off-Road Tires On a Russian Sedan Using Enormous Wheel Spacers, Rips Donuts

If you’re going to fit 38-inch mud-bogger tires onto your small sedan, you can forget about cutting the fenders—you’re not fitting those tires into those wheel wells no matter what you do. But what you can do is push the tires outboard using wheel spacers. And if you want to be able to steer, those wheel spacers up…

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