Posts tagged "cars"

…To Boldly Go Where No Mini-Van Has Gone Before!

Hey guys, what do you think of my sweet new ride? Just kidding, I wish I could afford this “Star Trek”-themed “boogie van” (really, that’s a term?) for sale on

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 15, 2014 - 4:30 pm

A Superstitious, Non-Mechanically Inclined Person’s Guide To DIY Car Repair

My 13-year-old VW Jetta seems to be entering the phase of an automobile’s life where there’s never not something wrong with it. It’s been in and out of the repair…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 2, 2014 - 10:00 am

Man Who’s Banged More Than 1,000 Cars Is Ready To Settle Down

After losing his virginity 45 years ago, Edward Smith of Yelm, Washington, knew that the way he felt about headlights and bumpers was the way most men felt about “boobs…

Ami Angelowicz | October 14, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Chevy Just Realized Women Buy Trucks, Too

The only people I know who own trucks are women. I know two female truck owners, but that’s not that exciting, because I don’t live a Truck Lifestyle. Perhaps Chevy,…

Julie Gerstein | July 29, 2013 - 10:40 am

TrueCar Thinks A Woman Needs A Man To Buy A Car

The idea behind is to provide people with a benchmark for how much they should be paying for a car so that when they go to a dealership, they…

Mary Odell | July 23, 2013 - 9:20 am

Today In Things That Actually Exist: The Steering Wheel Desk

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Wheelmate steering wheel desk. According to the product description, the Wheelmate is “light enough to carry, but sturdy enough to support a notepad, lunch, or…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 10, 2013 - 9:40 am

An Inner Monologue While Cleaning My Car

OK, I’ve put it off long enough. I haven’t seen my floor mats in months and the backseat is starting to look like the Death Star’s garbage compactor. I wouldn’t…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 10, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Hyundai Netherlands’ “Upskirt” Commercial Is Very Lazy/European

Oh, Europeans. Here’s a new commercial from Hyundai Netherlands for their Sante Fe vehicle. The ad is creepily called “Upskirt” and definitely pushes the boundaries of what you can do…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2012 - 8:30 am

The Gene Simmons Car Will Haunt Your Dreams

If you live in the greater Denver area, have a spare $10,000 lying around, and have always yearned for a car with a tongue, this Gene Simmons VW Beetle might…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 24, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Just Buy A Car From Gary Busey, Already

We haven’t heard from national treasure Gary Busey in a while, and that’s because he’s busy selling cars. I mean he’s REALLY SELLING CARS! At Century III Kia in West…

Julie Gerstein | January 8, 2012 - 9:00 am

The President Reveals What Malia Obama’s First Car Will Be

“It’s only a matter of time until Malia gets her learner’s permit so I’m hoping to see one of those models that gets a top speed of 15 miles an…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Quickies: Paris Hilton’s $375,000 Birthday Present & Hear The Katy Perry/Kanye West Remix

Paris Hilton’s birthday present from boyfriend Cy Waits was a $375,000 yellow Lexus. Um, Cy? Paris only drives pink luxury cars. Everyone knows that. [TMZ]
Natalie Portman is having…

Jessica Wakeman | February 16, 2011 - 8:00 pm

Ralph Lauren Collects Ferraris, Not Art

“You can’t drive a painting … I drive these cars — they don’t just sit here.”
– Ralph Lauren shows off his collection of vintage cars to Vanity Fair. Lauren’s…

Annika Harris | January 5, 2011 - 7:15 pm

Gilt Groupe Launches Car Sale—Get A Jetta For Under 6K

In the market for a new car? You should’ve checked out Gilt today at noon. The private sale company sold a special Volkswagen Jetta (completely new!) for the slightly insane…

Leonora Epstein | December 15, 2010 - 7:30 pm

New Ford Focus Will Use Recycled Jeans For Interior Furnishings

Do you ever wonder about clothing you give away to the Goodwill? Who will wear it next? Or will it just get trashed? It would be cool to think that…

Leonora Epstein | December 8, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Is Scarlett Johansson Lamborghini-Curved?

Earlier today, The New York Daily News’ “Gatecrasher” column ran a story postulating that Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds are having marital issues because they both lead such busy lives.

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 20, 2010 - 1:30 pm

The Betty White Name Game

After reading Betty White’s recent interview in Parade Magazine, I’ve decided I want to live inside her head. She talked about how much she loves Cadillacs, and how she always…

Ami Angelowicz | October 31, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Poll: How Do You Shop For A Car?

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Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Remember When Ladies Were Cup Holders? Chevy Does

Remember when men were men and women were cup holders? Chevy does and they are selling posters of their 1959 Impala to celebrate the glory days when women knew their…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2010 - 7:45 pm

The Hammer That Can Save Your Life

Most people don’t expect to get into an car crash, but it helps to be prepared and have a plan in the event of a collision. The Life Hammer should…

Carli Alexa Blau | June 24, 2010 - 1:50 pm