The Monday Grind

Hurricane Irene Radar Image

The only thing on television this weekend was Hurricane Irene coverage, at least on the East Coast, effectively blacking out or canceling the preseason football games I wanted to watch all week. This meant I could scour the web searching for noteworthy bits of information and links you might have missed.

-If you were too busy watching the MTV VMA’s (shame on you) instead of Top Gear, here’s what you missed. [link]

-August auto sales are expected to decline after Hurricane Irene damaged dealer inventories. [link]

-A Tumblr blog called Unsloppy Seconds features used cars and trucks for sale from around the web. [link]

-We spotted this Honda Civic parked in Brooklyn with a heavy-duty a steel lock attached to the trunk. [link]

-SAAB will be a no-show at this year’s Frankfurt Auto Show because they’re too broke. [link]