Tag Archives: America

Erik Buell Racing Is Back! (Yes, Again)

Erik Buell Racing is back once again, with production starting in their Wisconsin factory earlier this week. What’s even better is that EBR’s new owner Liquid Asset Partners, despite their ominous name, claim to have a multi-year plan and the money to pull it off. If only this was the first time we’d heard that.

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American F1 Team Won’t Hire American Drivers Because It Wants To Win

With the addition of an American team to the Formula One team, everyone was hoping there would finally be an American driver in F1. Nope! According to Haas F1 team principal Günther Steiner, there are no American drivers currently under consideration for 2016.

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BMW Dominates App Used By Self-Absorbed Individuals

A study of over four million instagram posts over a span of four years has concluded that BMW is the most popular automotive brand photographed on the social imaging app Instagram – an app mostly used by Vine users and celebrity public relations managers.

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We Can Be Heroes, Just For One Day

Via The Dallas Morning News

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America Had A Miata Before The Miata Was A Miata

I decided to take a little break from my annual Fourth of July marathon lovemaking session with a very special and majestic bald eagle to talk to you about an American car that I think deserves more attention than it gets: the Crosley Hotshot. The humble little Hotshot helped define a sportscar formula that still works today.

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Ten American Carmakers That Need To Rise From The Dead

These ten brands need to come back, for America.

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‘Most Patriotic Brand’ In America Is An Automaker, Guess Which One

'Most Patriotic Brand' In America Is An Automaker, Guess Which One

Marketing company Brand Keys surveys thousands of people every year, to rate companies on 35 different "values." One of those is "patriotism," not in terms of where the a company actually makes things or employs people, but purely how "American " they appear in public perception. Only two automakers made the top 25.

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Why The List Of ‘American-Made’ Vehicles Keeps Shrinking

Why The List Of 'American-Made' Vehicles Keeps Shrinking

The Ford F-150 topped Cars.com‘s ninth "American-Made Index" which rates how "American" vehicles are based primarily on where they’re built and where parts come from. Only ten 2014 vehicles were eligible for the list, the smallest crop ever.

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Why There’s A Baseball Bat, Hot Dog, And Apple Pie In Every 1996 Chevy Corvette Convertible

Fun little auto design Easter Eggs are, sometimes, one of the best reasons to flush the pills down the toilet and give it a try for one more day. And now, thanks to tipper and Corvette enthusiast Jeff Port, we know about another great one:

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How A $500 Craigslist Car Beat $400K Rally Racers

Professional motorsport is a cold, hard place. If you want to run with the big dogs, you can’t just build a car in your mom’s garage and show up, right? Wrong. One guy did just that. Here’s his amazing story.

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