Model X owner Ji Chang Son filed a lawsuit against Tesla on Friday, claiming his vehicle suddenly accelerated as he was parking it in his garage. Filed in the U.S. District Court in the Central District of California, the suit “alleges product liability, negligence and breaches of warranty, and seeks unspecified damages,” according to Reuters.
We all make New Year’s resolutions and we rarely stick to them. Mostly because our resolutions are for un-fun things like losing weight or saving more money. But what if we made a resolution about cars! That is something we can accomplish. Too bad mine sucks.
Scrutineering for the grueling Dakar Rally is on now before teams set off on Jan. 2. With it each year comes some incredible machinery, including not only the insane Kamazes that are as big as a house, but also James May’s small car of choice: a Fiat Panda.
I try not to blog about myself, but I’ll start this one off by saying my entire week has consisted of touring wedding venues. Never once did I imagine moseying on over to a vehicle showroom. But this couple, obviously more creative than I am, did. The result was about as classy as one of these “wedding” shindigs can get.
In a new documentary on the RMS Titanic, a journalist who has researched the topic for 30 years claims a fire that burned continuously throughout its voyage fatally weakened the ship’s hull before it hit an iceberg, blaming its sinking on fire and criminal negligence. But contrary to reports, that theory is hardly new.
I don’t advocate taking the law into your own hands, but I love watching other people do it on the internet. After some goober on a scooter steals a trucker’s phone, the dude goes full-on Jackie Chan to enact some swift street justice.
This year saw the introduction of many new cars, good and bad. Some of them also seemed to fall somewhere between good and bad in one way or another, and it’s those controversial, conversation-starting cars we’re going to highlight.
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