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History of Police Lights and Sirens: The Terrifying Duo that Scares Away Criminals
History of Police Lights and Sirens: The Terrifying Duo that Scares Away Criminals

4 Feb 2012, 18:41 UTC / We all have to deal with the long arm of the law some day, it's just a matter of time. Whether you're pulled over for speeding or an officer yells at you to wait on the side walk and let t...

 
The Dakar Rally – Redefining Physical Prowess and Technical Performance
The Dakar Rally – Redefining Physical Prowess and Technical Performance

23 Jan 2012, 01:17 UTC / While most car enthusiasts agree that Formula 1 is the apogee of motor racing, there’s one competition that really sends shivers down your spine. Called “The Dakar Rally” but also ...

 
Oresund Bridge – Half-Tunnel, Half-Bridge and a Bonus Artificial Island
Oresund Bridge – Half-Tunnel, Half-Bridge and a Bonus Artificial Island

8 Jan 2012, 16:23 UTC / It goes without saying that road infrastructure is a contributing factor to what people call these days “the passion of driving”. And it's pretty much obvious that every car aficion...

 
2011 Auto Industry Wrap Up
2011 Auto Industry Wrap Up

30 Dec 2011, 21:21 UTC / We’ll be taking a look back at the best and the worst the automotive industry had to offer. It’s going to be hard to sum it up in just a few words, but I’d say that from an actual ...

 
Blind Driver Speed Record - Christmas Tale
Blind Driver Speed Record - Christmas Tale

24 Dec 2011, 12:35 UTC / I'm on my way to the airport to witness the setting of a new blind driver speed record. I like the idea of planes being kept away from their runway in order for cars to take over with a higher ...

 
Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road – Left- and Right-Hand Traffic
Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road – Left- and Right-Hand Traffic

11 Dec 2011, 17:07 UTC / A casual conversation between two drivers, one coming from the United Kingdom and the other one based in the United States, is like listening to two kids trying to figure out whose father is better:...

 
Top 10 Cars to Buy When You Win the Lottery
Top 10 Cars to Buy When You Win the Lottery

4 Dec 2011, 20:18 UTC / Forget what you know about cars: they aren’t built out of metal, plastic and rubber, but of money for the purpose of making  even more money or making dreams come true in some rare cases....

 
Ferrari 458 Spider Strips for Romania
Ferrari 458 Spider Strips for Romania

22 Nov 2011, 14:03 UTC / It’s a cold November day and Bucharest is getting ready to make friends with snow again. As I enter the Forza Rossa Ferrari showroom on the outskirts of the city, I seek shelter inside a Calif...

 
Exclusive Interview with Lotus CEO Dany Bahar
Exclusive Interview with Lotus CEO Dany Bahar

16 Oct 2011, 19:26 UTC / It all started with a press release. A fancy one, with an image of Stonehenge and some claims that were at the upper limit of boldness. Something that was very not Lotus. Eyebrow after eyebrow, the ...

 
Inside the "e-Mobility Tesla Goes East" Adventure
Inside the "e-Mobility Tesla Goes East" Adventure

26 Aug 2011, 16:54 UTC / Electric Vehicles are the future! That’s not true, they’re just a compromise, which will bow in front of some truly feasible solutions, such as hydrogen! I beg to differ, it’s true...

 
The GT Experience - Wife and Mistress at the Same Time
The GT Experience - Wife and Mistress at the Same Time

22 Aug 2011, 16:23 UTC / Why is everybody wishing for a time machine to be built when such pieces of engineering have been around since the 20s’? It’s not easy to get your hand on one of these mechanical creatur...

 
<strike>Barn</strike> Paint Shop Find: Nissan GT-R Resprayed Back to Life
<strike>Barn</strike> Paint Shop Find: Nissan GT-R Resprayed Back to Life

9 Aug 2011, 08:07 UTC / Here at autoevolution, we love building things. Thus, we’ve created a monumentally large wish list board to make sure that none of our plans vanishes into the depths of time. This boards is ju...

 
Road Rallies - Public Motorsport or Driving Fun Frenzy?
Road Rallies - Public Motorsport or Driving Fun Frenzy?

29 Jul 2011, 16:23 UTC / Greek Mythology teaches us that Zeus was the supreme god, the protector and ruler of humankind, the dispenser of good and evil and the god of weather and atmospheric phenomena. If you ask us, the mo...

 
smart Electric Drive Short Review - Is the future here already?
smart Electric Drive Short Review - Is the future here already?

19 Jul 2011, 05:36 UTC / Oh boy, I’m so happy I finally escaped from that horrifying facility. The water makes such a loud noise - actually, why do they have to use water at all? Don’t they know that us electron...

 
Mercedes SLK 350 Short Review
Mercedes SLK 350 Short Review

28 Jun 2011, 14:22 UTC / Germany, 1996: Do you Coupe take Cabrio to be your lawfully wedded wife? Do you Cabrio, take Coupe to be your lawfully wedded husband? The first Mercedes SLK made it possible for the the answer to t...

 
Five Rugged Cars for the Zombie Apocalypse
Five Rugged Cars for the Zombie Apocalypse

9 Jun 2011, 20:16 UTC / Have you ever stood behind the wheel, stuck in rush hour traffic, day-dreaming about crushing hordes of the undead with your very own custom-modified, zombie-repelling vehicle? What do you mean no? ...

 
Setra, from Beer Hauler to People Mover
Setra, from Beer Hauler to People Mover

30 May 2011, 09:54 UTC / In the years that have passed since the invention of the self propelled machines, public transportation has evolved to become one of the most defining traits of the cities, countries and even the wo...

 
Cheetah, the Ill-fated Cobra Killer
Cheetah, the Ill-fated Cobra Killer

26 May 2011, 16:48 UTC / The SCCA (Sports Car Club of America) production class championship races were stormed in 1962 by the introduction of the now fabled Cobra. Originally called the AC Cobra and then the Shelby Cobra, ...

 
Mercedes Renntransporter - The Fastest Racing Car Hauler in the World
Mercedes Renntransporter - The Fastest Racing Car Hauler in the World

19 May 2011, 05:11 UTC / As far as 1930s European motorsport goes, the Grand Prix scene was pretty much "owned" by Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union, as most wins were split between the two German giants. Overall succe...

 
Unimog, 60 Years of an Ugly, Extreme Machine
Unimog, 60 Years of an Ugly, Extreme Machine

29 Apr 2011, 06:57 UTC / Indestructible. This is the term that is commonly associated with Unimog, a type of vehicle that has given new definitions for the words “extreme” and “versatility.” On this ...