Tiny houses take common flatbed trailers to the extreme

It’s the ultimate install: You take your common flatbed, bumper hitch cargo trailer, see, and build a tiny house on top of it.


Hack a Tesla, win 10 grand! And we have a winner!

The problem with a “hack a Tesla, win 10 grand” prize is if you are lucky enough to own a Tesla, futzing with the control modules to hack them would probably not bode too well for the warranty claims. But, at a hacking conference called Symposium on Security for Asia Network (SyScan) to be held in Beijing, China more »

My Saab gets an EBC brake setup

There is more to modifying than just the “go-fast parts.” Stopping fast is just as important, if not more than, going fast. For that, I chose EBC brakes.

Noteworthy: Nissan Around View Monitor definitely the bees knees

Taking my dad for a ride in the Nissan Versa Note, he said he wanted — no, NEEDED — Nissan Around View Monitor on his boat. It’s that good.

Rockford Fosgate and Mitsubishi ROCK Pikes Peak

During the 92nd Annual Broadmoor Pikes Peak Int’l Hill Climb, Mitsubishi tag teamed its forces with Rockford Fosgate to entertain the crowd when the racing was not happening.  Could the Rockford Mini Sound Lab provide the power for the I-MiEV to win the race?! Mitsubishi Motors entered two electric vehicles in the race, and Rockford more »

Clarion probably putting that NX604 in the 2002

We already told you about the new Clarion flagship NX model. And we are pretty confident one of those NX604 models will find its way into an old BMW 2002.

Bully your Cummins to the (Dura?)Max: Bully Dog unlocks the ’13+ Cummins

On some other parts of this website, the folks get excited when they hack into the brains of their smartphone. That’s all well and good, but smartphones can’t deliver 800 ft-lbs of torque. Up until now, if you got a Ram with the oil burner, you had to enjoy the factory tune. But what fun is that when you want to add sidepipes and throw thick clouds of sulpher-induced NOx exhaust emissions in the face of the EPA? Well, maybe just for a short time. Track use only. Or something like that…
Bully Dog is selling an Unlock Package so Dodge owners can tune their 2013-2014 Dodge Ram Cummins. They’re already powerful, but ’13-’14 models were locked up tight — no tuning abilities. You won’t get more performance after you pull out of the dealership.

That was the rumor — until now!

Grenoble, France to launch EV sharing program

The city of Grenoble, France is working with Toyota and other partners to make real its vision for a mass transit-connected EV sharing program by October.


Ford, Intel explore new applications for interior cameras

Ford and Intel are exploring ways interior cameras might be used in future vehicles. Here’s what they say the car interior of the future might look like:

Apple CarPlay in Audi? Who saw that coming?

Good for Audi for hedging its bet. We thought for sure with its alliance with OAA it would have stuck with the Android program.  But alas, it is allowing its expensive-frame glasses wearing customers to choose  and not shun iOS.  I do like manufacturers who allow you to practice dashboard democracy. Apple CarPlay will be offered more »

Audi, Volvo say Android Auto coming to their cars

Both Audi and Volvo say they will offer Android Auto, the infotainment interface based on Android’s smartphone and tablet OS structure.

Airstream Autobahn takes Mercedes Sprinter to another level

The Airstream Autobahn is a full-on executive coach that takes the Mercedes Sprinter on which it is based to a new level of luxury.