Craziest crashes ever filmed (in GIFs)

Humans and heavy machinery have always suffered a love/hate relationship. Lucky for us, that relationship has been caught on film since the early 1900′s.

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This train crash above is from Buster Keaton’s 1926 classic, The General, is the most expensive scene in the history from the silent movie-era. The car fails below were all shot for free, courtesy of smartphones, GoPros and dash cams. [keep reading]

General Motors 2014 Recalls Infographic

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In the first half of 2014, General Motors recalled more cars than it sold in the last five years according to this article. Between the lawsuits, hearings at Capital Hill, internal investigations, delivering new parts to dealers, getting drivers to bring in their recalled cars – this is the general state of General Motors.

Logo of GM Recalls Cobalt

The automaker, already fined a maximum of $35 million, is looking at an even larger settlement expected to be in the billions. Just last month in May of 2014, Toyota agreed to pay $1.2 billion for misleading consumers and the government on their own recalls. [keep reading]

Waterfest 2014 Pictures

Every year hundreds of Volkswagen and Audi enthusiasts convene at New Jersey’s Old Bridge Raceway Park for 2 days to meet members of VAG (Volkswagen Audi Group). The cars are low, the boost is high, and the German pride is strong. This year, our marketing intern Tristan Cathers was on the scene to capture…the scene.

Check out the photos on Facebook or in our Waterfest Google+ album.

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When will you be able to buy a driverless car?

We recently published this popular infographic about the states where driverless cars are legal. While researching, we discovered there are a lot of different predictions around when the average person will actually be able to buy a self-driving car. Some automakers are already selling cars with self-driving technology. Others are predicting they will have a full lineup of self-driving cars in just over a decade. We took predictions from experts and automakers and put it all together in one beautiful infographic.

Make sure to click on the infographic below for the full-size view.
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So how realistic are these predictions? The march towards autonomous cars is inevitable, but the obstacles facing the automotive industry before driverless cars reach consumers are immense. These obstacles include technology, social attitudes, legislation and infrastructure. [keep reading]

Ultimate guide of car shopping websites

We’re a bit biased about how people should shop for used cars. We think everyone should get alerts when dealers drop prices and no one should have to download an app for a great experience on any device. We wanted to find out who else does a great job helping car shoppers find a car. Thus, we’ve created this ultimate guide just for you.

car shopping websites with responsive designSince there are a bounty of websites to help car shoppers research and discover the car of their dreams, we needed a format to rank websites. We created a set of pros and cons for every car shopping website we could possibly think of by breaking down things like design, the tools available to car shoppers and the technology behind the website. [keep reading]

Cars in Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction

If you’re one of the millions of people who have seen one of the new Transformers movies, you know to expect robot-battle carnage, a supermodel-turned-actress wearing short-shorts and a full lineup of GM cars. In Transformers: Age Of Extinction, or “TF4,” the addition of  dinobots, Mark Wahlberg and some pretty sweet supercars make it a thrilling follow up. transformers 4 movie poster Like most quadrillogies, the ante gets upped with each installment. That meant director Michael Bay had to reach deep into his sleeves for some cinema magic. In this post, you can find a break down of what cars have been updated for the fourth installment, as well as completely new vehicles for the series. [keep reading]

Cheapest states to buy a car

“The price you see is the price you pay” said every car dealer ever at some point.  That isn’t really the whole truth because a price tag that might fit comfortably within your budget doesn’t factor in the taxes and dealer fees. Once those costs are added into the final price, you might be thousands over budget! See how much extra you might be paying in your state below.

Most Expensive States to Buy a Car with Fees and Taxes Infographic

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And these aren’t the only fees you’ll face either. We’ve listed out the six most common dealer fees here since each dealer approaches fees a bit differently. For the purposes of the this study and the infographic above, we honed in on state and local taxes, registration fees and dealer documentation fees. The costs were calculated based on a used car listed for sale at $16,500. That’s about the average price for a 2011 Honda Accord, one of the most followed cars on MojoMotors.com.

So what are state and local taxes, registration fees and dealer doc fees? Here’s an explanation of each. [keep reading]

Learn what Mojo Motors does in 64 seconds

People don’t like to read. In fact, you’re probably not even reading this right now. Instead, you’re watching the video below because for one thing, it doesn’t involve reading and secondly, people like watching animated videos. It’s a proven fact.

You just watched the video, didn’t you? Told you it’s a proven fact that people rather watch a video than read. So let’s take the next steps. [keep reading]

Does This New Website’s Secret Weapon Finally Make Buying a Car Easy? (The Motley Fool)

motley-fool-logoArticle by Bret Kenwell for The Motley Fool

Shopping for used cars can be a serious drag and there only seems to be a few options when doing so. First you can visit a handful of dealerships and scope out some potential new rides for your driveway. But when you go to these dealerships, you question whether the vehicles are fairly priced, which can leave you with that “Am I being swindled?” concern in the back of your head.  [keep reading]

Where are driverless cars actually legal?

Update on July 28, 2014 – Iowa county legalized driverless cars

There was plenty of interest around our infographic of the states where Tesla is able to sell cars. This led us to consider other infographics we could design. The biggest opportunity, it seemed, was where driverless cars AKA self-driving cars AKA autonomous cars are legal.


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Driverless cars are all the rage in the news cycle right now, especially after Google revealed this video of its autonomous vehicle driving around with no input from humans. Even if the driver wished to override the cars computer system and steer into that coffee shop on the way to work, he couldn’t. That’s because there’s no steering wheel. Or brake pedal. Or accelerator. Just a computer system linked to a drivetrain that gets you to where you want to go. [keep reading]

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