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This is my jam
design  cars  ui 
april 2014 by mathowie
Chevy Volt Year One: 384 MPG | Sequence Omega
I knew the Volt could post some impressive numbers, but 384mpg is insanely great
mpg  cars 
april 2013 by mathowie
Consumer Watchdog Calls Elantra MPG Claims 'Deceptive,' Urges Company to Pull '40 MPG'... -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
whoa, public Fuelly data was used by a consumer watchdog group in bringing a complaint against a car manufacturer
fuelly  cars  mpg 
december 2011 by mathowie
I DRAW CARS Sketchbook & Reference Guide by Matt Marrocco & Adam Hubers — Kickstarter
When I was younger, my dream was to attend the Art Center in Pasadena to learn automotive design after high school. This reminds me of my sketching from yesteryear
design  cars  from delicious
june 2011 by mathowie
Griffin Technology: CarTrip - OBD-II Hardware Interface
Pretty cool consumer friendly OBD-II bluetooth adapter (there are wifi and bluetooth products that do this now, but they're kind of hacky).
cars  iphone  from delicious
january 2011 by mathowie
AMC EAGLE | Cold Splinters
I always wanted my parents to get one of these back in the early 80s.
cars  nostalgia  from delicious
december 2010 by mathowie
Hybrids vs Trucks. Comparing sales over the last decade. - Mike Kruzeniski
Pretty interesting visualization that in the end shows trucks are selling at less than half the rate they were ten years ago while hybrids continue to get more popular.
cars  data  visualization  hybrid  mpg  from delicious
november 2010 by mathowie
HotWheels Peter Nidzgorski, x818
Sweet looking concept car, looks like an old fiat 500
cars  design 
october 2009 by mathowie
Peapod Neighborhood Electric Vehicle
Holy crap, a small electric city car with an integrated iPhone dock and custom iPhone apps for the car (also: Aeron style mesh seating).
cars  design  clever 
july 2009 by mathowie
Cars Sliding Down Icy Hill -
It's true, yakkity sax makes everything funnier
cars  weather  snow  portland 
december 2008 by mathowie
Simplified Interstate System.jpg (JPEG Image, 1064x821 pixels)
Very cool retro-looking grid-based visualization of America's freeway system
images  visualization  cars  filetype:jpg  media:image 
november 2008 by mathowie
Newbies and Vets: Tips for better fuel economy! - TDIClub Forums
Bunch of great tips for VW TDI owners trying to get better fuel economy. I bet the mass airflow sensor is bad on our jetta
vw  cars  tips  mpg 
november 2008 by mathowie
VERDIER - Solar Power & Ground Power
holy crap this is cool looking. Too bad they're all renderings though.
vw  hybrid  cars 
november 2008 by mathowie
ESPN - Cindy McCain takes the wheel in her own race
Cindy McCain owns a hopped-up Nissan 240sx and is into drifting?! Did I just wake up in bizarro world?
politics  wtf  cars 
september 2008 by mathowie » Blog Archive » Editorial: U.S. automakers get their bailout
US Automakers demand to get their dying business revived even when we don't need it revived, but they get the money anyway. Lame, and total rejection of market forces at work, eh?
cars  politics  economics 
september 2008 by mathowie
Forbidden Fruit: 2008 Mini Cooper D | and Winding Road
The diesel Mini Cooper the rest of the world gets (but not in the US) gets more than 50mpg even in city driving. FFS bmw, bring the diesels over here!
mini  cars  mpg 
september 2008 by mathowie
Clean Diesel Cars Coming to US This Fall: 2008-2010 Timeline - TDIClub Forums
Nice round-up of USA-bound diesel engined cars on the horizon (which generally get up to 40% better mileage)
cars  fuelly  tdi 
august 2008 by mathowie
Belkin Auto Kit "Hack" for iPhone! (How To) - Mac Forums
My ultra-old Belkin adapter works on my iphone, but a newer black charger does not, and this hack would make it work.
iphone  hacks  audio  cars 
may 2008 by mathowie
1939 Tennessee License plate 18 - 96 - eBay (item 150244098395 end time May-12-08 14:47:01 PDT)
Another one breaking out of the mold, so to speak. Not a lot of license plates do anything with their shape.
cars  design  ebay 
may 2008 by mathowie
The Complete Guide to iPhone Car Integration | iLounge
Great guide to getting your iPhone talking to your stereo and doing in-car calls hands-free. Wish I could buy that bluetooth visor speaker (doesn't seem to be on sale yet)
iphone  apple  cars  audio 
january 2008 by mathowie
Traffic stop garners 445 lbs. of marijuana
You gotta admit, the Honda Ridgeline *is* a roomy truck.
wtf  cars  comedy  drugs 
january 2007 by mathowie
Inside Line: Buyers Are Liars: Selling Metal in the Internet Age -
Ugh. A story about buying cars online that is sympathetic to car salesmen. Rot in hell, fuckers. You scam for 50 years and now the internet allows buyers to get the best price. Cry me a river.
cars  money 
september 2006 by mathowie
Just Buy a Honda and Get it Over With: A Jalopnik Lovefest - Jalopnik
In almost 20 years and over 200k miles of my own driving, I've loved all three of the hondas I've owned. This essay gets to the heart of it: Hondas are simple, dependable, and fun.
honda  cars 
september 2006 by mathowie
Cool Tool: Topside Oil Changer
Huh, I might actually change my own oil if it's this easy
cars  oil  tools  wishlist 
july 2006 by mathowie
Positive Ape Index
todo: buy this car set the moment it goes on sale. Satan smoking a cigar on the side of a toy!
cars  culture  50s 
may 2006 by mathowie
iowahawk: Bajito Y Suavecito
awesome complete history of the lowrider and its roots in chicano culture
cars  history  culture 
may 2006 by mathowie
CarDomain - Hi Risers... What's the Big Deal
Another sign I'm getting old: I'm finally seeing custom car trends as really fucking stupid. Worse handling, terrible ride, and goofy look just so you can stuff 28" wheels under your hooptie? So dumb.
donks  cars  trends  wtf 
march 2006 by mathowie - The Nissan Figaro
I love the retro design of this tiny japanese car
via:torrez  cars  japan 
february 2006 by mathowie
Treehugger: Toyota Ractis - Please Make It a Global Car!
Another non-US car that looks cool. Fuel efficient, low-emissions, with a panoramic roof and seating for four, this looks like a kickass city car.
cars  green  fuelefficient 
december 2005 by mathowie
Treehugger: GM Keeps Its Greener Cars Out of North-America
hmm, I bet GM could sell a few of these if they were available in the US
gm  cars  environment  economics 
december 2005 by mathowie
OmniNerd - Articles: Is a Hybrid Worth It?
Did I post this to delicious weeks ago? Insanely detailed economic study of whether or not a prius is worth the sticker price (though it doesn't matter to owners if you ask me)
environment  green  visualization  cars  prius 
december 2005 by mathowie
Evolutionary Interface System Set To Be Standard Fit On New Jaguar XK
Macromedia Flash in the new Jaguars. I wonder if you have to skip intro before you can set the climate control
flash  cars  via:jalopnik 
november 2005 by mathowie
NHRA News: Allen recovering nicely after shocking wreck Friday night at Texas Motorplex (10/11/2005)
After watching the crash video of this, I wonder why human drivers are even necessary anymore in drag racing. Heck, I bet anyone from Make Magazine could built a R/C dragstrip car in a few days
nhra  racing  cars  make 
october 2005 by mathowie
The Truth? You Can't Handle the Truth: Jalopnik Reviewer Makes Waves in SF - Jalopnik
Post a bad review of a new car, get fired from the newspaper that likely receives lots of advertising from same car company
cars  ethics  journalism  blogs 
september 2005 by mathowie
I love the look of this tiny car
retro  design  cars  fuelefficient 
july 2005 by mathowie
Volkswagen Reveals New Passat Wagon : Jalopnik
I hate the new jetta design, but this is freaking HOTT. Looks like a new Audi A4/A6.
vw  cars  passat  wishlist 
june 2005 by mathowie
New York Auto Show: 8:30 - Scion Unveils New t2B Concept : Jalopnik
For some reason, I love boxy cars. This looks like a great update to the xB
cars  design  scion 
march 2005 by mathowie
Automotive News
My parents had a Jeep Scrambler when I was a kid, which was a CJ7 with an extended bed like a truck. Looks like they're bringing it back
cars  jeep  suv 
january 2005 by mathowie
VWvortex Forums: Photoshop the Jetta V
Even photoshop attempts don't help the new jetta. Ick.
cars  jetta  vw 
november 2004 by mathowie
2004 Startech Chrysler 300C Photos -
I'm not really a fan of the overly aggressive lines of the 300Cs, but this is the first cool looking one I've seen
300c  cars  design 
november 2004 by mathowie
The Car Blog: Rants and opinions about the world of automobiles.
Amazing looking new blog about cars. For such a popular subject, I'm surprised that a) the denton and calacanis car blogs are boring and b) there isn't an existing 5 year old blog about cars
blogs  businessblogs  cars 
october 2004 by mathowie
Volkswagen Scraps Current Microbus Project
crap, the one minivan I would have actually bought is dead
cars  retro  vw 
september 2004 by mathowie

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