If you’ve ever visited or heard of www.govplanet.com, you might be aware that it’s one of the best places to find a massively abused Hummer with deferred maintenance for cheap. If cylinder #8 failures are your steez, get comfy.
There is an intersection in my town. It has many nicknames including “The Circle of Death” and “An example of our wasted tax dollars” as well as “The worst damn intersection in the area”. Back in 2011, my county spent $3.2 million dollars to change a normal intersection into a roundabout. And it failed miserably.
OK, not car related... but Oppo related seeing as how its on the web.
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) recently published a report entitled, "The Impact of Federal Regulations on Franchised Automobile Dealerships." According to the findings, dealerships across the nation spent a total of 3.2 billion to comply with government regulations. Some dealerships claim that…
WARNING: THIS IS A RANT. It is regarding government programs intended to help people. You may not agree with my views here. You may not care at all. If you want to read, go ahead. If not, enjoy the Audi above and keep scrolling.
I'm about to take one of my cars in for my biennial emissions check and it's become a habit for me to reset all trouble codes and clear my history 30-60 days prior. Why you ask? First of all it takes about that time for the ECU to rerun all the necessary internal systems checks to pass the emissions tests after a…
Over the past two years the government has been working on a proposed rule to change credit risk retention requirements. A part of that overhaul includes sweeping changes to automotive loans, changes that are leaving many commenters asking: do regulators have any idea how people actually buy cars today?
NHTSA, at the request of our beloved Congress, wants to find out if the various forms of obscure data that you didn’t know existed are of value when buying a new vehicle.
Via a local brewer last night:
That is a screenshot from a $45 million dollar grant that DOE announced last week to make vehicles lighter, better and/or more-fuel-efficient. While I believe it is important to invest in R&D and that the government has a role in this, which is mainly to get out of the way from a regulatory perspective, seeing DOE…
I just found out our furlough days have been reduced from 11 to 6, so my full pay starts back again soon. Why should you care? I will soon have more money to fund the crazy (read: amazing) ideas that you guys come up with!
It has come to my attention that every single person on this site believes that driver training; specifically the licensing procedures in America are in dire need of reform.