Actually a live axle is better suited to handle gobs of torques and horsepower than an IRS. A live axle is more durable than an IRS and more importantly it doesn't gain camber on acceleration like an IRS. » 7/28/14 12:50pm Yesterday 12:50pm

Wait, your telling me that I should change my own oil because sometimes quicky lubes screw up? If the quicky lube screws up, at least I'll have some legal protection, If I screw up my oil change I just have to admit I'm an idiot and pay a huge repair bill. » 7/25/14 9:42pm Friday 9:42pm

I think stuff like this is a huge selling point for American supercars. You can have your 650hp Zo6 at any Chevy dealership just as soon as Barney is done swap'n an alternator on that Silverado. Just look for the giant purple gorilla! » 7/11/14 7:10pm 7/11/14 7:10pm

I will only agree with this if the self driving trucks will be required to be equipped with outrageous animatronic robots that will honk the horn, wave at children and ogle passing drivers wearing miniskirts. » 7/11/14 6:57pm 7/11/14 6:57pm

Putting more freight on trains would little or nothing to relieve congestion, you see most freight picks up and delivers in congested cities and trucks would still be required to deliver to and from the customer/rail depot. » 7/02/14 6:08pm 7/02/14 6:08pm

From the very short video, it looks like the driver of the Viper was trying to avoid a collision with an emergency vehicle parked on the racing surface. From the (again, very short) video it looks as if the emergency vehicle had parked on the track in order to warn drivers of a potential hazard. » 6/22/14 7:46pm 6/22/14 7:46pm

Well, if you look at this from a practical point of view, a Chrysler Town&Country minivan trumps every example you have put forth. The T&C has three rows of seats, can carry eight people in-comfort and can be bought for less than half the cost of any of the SUV's you mentioned in your original post. » 6/21/14 9:11pm 6/21/14 9:11pm