Luciano Bove, car designer and former instructor, explains the importance for transportation design students of learning clay modeling.
Here is a list of the top 10 funny car model names. Motor manufacturers have the unenviable task of thinking up new names for each model of car, and sometimes the names they choose do not translate well in other languages.
The announcer over the radio conjured dramatic visions in a voice-over. In the background you could hear the roar of nitro-burning funnycars, dragsters, and "diggers."
With over 100,000 automobile patents on file, the history of the auto is very well documented. This is less true, however, for automobile doors, although we can track the door's basic evolution.
The recharging capacity of a solar-powered car can be increased if its solar cells are placed outside the car.
As an '80s survivor, I feel it's my civic duty to the children of the world to raise awareness of the ugliness that was the 1980s.
Globally, trucks come in various sizes depending on the purpose application. There are mini trucks, light trucks, medium, heavy, as well as very heavy trucks and transporters.
What The Car Company Should Have Done: Where I take a scenario in automotive history and explain how I would have done it...cause I'm a Smartass (Shoutout to Adam Blampied)
If you ever wonder how a car evolves from a prototype to production, here's an interesting story about one car.
The BMW M3 and its M4 sibling have dominated the segment they inhabit for about 50 years. But can the most powerful letter in Motorsport save the 3&4? Or is it falling off?
Old time Moonshine runners loved the 1940 Ford Coupe. Learn more about the cars that they used to spread their illegal products.
There is a mystery or oddity about the Corvair Corsa and Monza built between 1965–1966. Why did Chevrolet produce two cars that are nearly identical?
The '57 Ford convertible sold well because 1950's buyers were ready for some fun and flash after the bleak wartime years. The car world was changing, but American car makers didn't seem to notice.
The Inertia Report: Where I give my opinion on topics in the Automotive World. This time: Why the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge was killed off
This is an article that details how car designers work in a real design studio to make concept drawings.
Drivers of diesel vehicles in the UK could face massive increases in road tax and see the value of their vehicle depreciate rapidly as pollution from diesel emissions rises.
Because of how confusing the term "Performance Car", I will attempt to essentially classify categories of which vehicles competes with other vehicles.
America's first off-road auto racing series was the Cactus Derby, with a cash prize and the title of Master Driver of the World.
India, one of the fastest growing and the most competitive car markets, is seeing a rapid rise in pollution, and so India is looking for cleaner cars. With BS4 emission norms being mandated, emission norms have become more stringent. With the new S350d, Mercedes-Benz meets BS6 using BS4 fuel!
A brief look at what makes Tesla such an interesting company to invest in and why it matters in today’s vehicle industry, as well as why it is surpassing analyst expectations.
Many people drive a GM C-1 but have no clue what a C-1 is. Today, I explain why the money spent on one is better spent elsewhere.
Which car was better—Ford or Chevy? Styling, price, power—these were Ford's forte, but Chevy became the leader in sales, size, models and options. So, how did they really match up?
When Supercar makers like Lamborghini make SUVs, they end up making Super SUVs. But SUVs made by traditional SUV makers like Jeep are not far behind in terms of speed.
The early second generation Camaros produced by Chevrolet during the period of 1970-1973 are my personal favorite classic Camaros ever made.
I first spied a Tesla Model X in the mall. My curiosity led me to learn all I could about Tesla, the pace-setting electric car.. Her's what I learned about its history, how it drives, how it works, and its future—WOW!
Auto racing is a high-speed sport with even higher stakes. A mere split second can mean the difference between an exciting race or another disaster on the tragic list of racing-related fatalities.
A friend who knows of my love of all things BMW told me of his encounter with the 1957 Pearl White BMW 507 at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Beverly Hills, with all its glitz and glamour. This inspired me to write about the history of the 507.
A brief rundown of the rise and disappearance of the commercial Humvee: where it came from, where it went, and why.
The Huracan's successor will be a plug-in hybrid, and Lamborghini has unveiled an all-electric concept. It's clear to see hybrid-electric technology is in Lamborghini's future.
American auto manufacturers were on a roll in the 1960s. Designing was very competitive, and, through hot-rodding, engines and horsepower increased dramatically. Thus, the American Muscle Car was born.
When will your car get the hybrid/electric technology that exotic cars have begun using recently? That's the question we will try to analyze today.
Everybody knows what a limo is and what it looks like, but not everybody knows these bits of history.
French cars are very underrated, so in this article, I am going to talk about some French car manufacturers. You may not know this, but 23% of all vehicles sold in Europe are French.
Can the muscle car compete in the modern world? Lower displacement and more boost is the name of the game today. Dodge is fighting back with classic inspired V8 power.
Almost since the first gasoline-powered cars hit the road, people have been inventing ways of making them go farther on a gallon of fuel.
Sleeper cars like the Buick Grand National might look tame, but they'll smoke you in a race. Here are the top 10 sleeper cars that you should look out for.
Luciano Bove's tutorial for a side view car sketch. A step-by-step tutorial from line drawing proportions to quick shading.
Learn about the brand of premium electric autos that is changing the driving landscape. From its early days to its nameplates to where the brand might go in the future, this article has Tesla covered.
What The Car Company Should Have Done: Where I Take A Scenario In Automotive History & Explain How I Would Have Done It...Because I'm A Smartass. This Time: Refreshing Volkswagen's 2016 lineup so it's faster!
Oversteer: Where I critique a car or company to prove a point. Today, we review why the QX50 is the odd child at school.
With Ferrari launching the release of the FXX-K EVO, I figured it was time to take a stroll down memory lane & look at some of Ferrari's past special models.
How Mercedes-AMG created their first ever super car, the SLS AMG, from drawing board to dealer showrooms in just 37 months.
What the Car Company Should Have Done (WTCCSHD), in which I take a scenario in automotive history and explain how I would have done it. This time: Relaunching and bringing more prestige to the Chevy SS!
Several decades ago, car hood ornaments were more than just emblems identifying car manufacturers—they were adornments that made bold statements.
The Inertia Report, in which I give my opinion on topics in the automotive world. This time: Why the underpowered Chevy SS underachieved.