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How to know if the world has ended

On December 21, 2012 the world was supposed to end. It didn’t. How do we know the world didn’t end? First off, you’re reading this blog post. Second off, none of the following things happened.

 

Side note, if you follow us on Twitter, you may have seen some of these Tweets a few weeks ago. [keep reading...]

Top Gear to Crash Course – Richard Hammond Interview

Last week, Mojo Motors had a chat with Richard Hammond. You might recognize him as the shorter piece of the Top Gear trifecta which includes Jeremy Clarkson and James May. We chatted with Hammond about his experience filming the second season of Richard Hammond’s Crash Course which premiered last night on BBC America. Listen to the entire Richard Hammond Interview here or make the jump below to learn more about Hammond’s American exploits.

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The Monday Grind

Here are the stories making news in the automotive world from over the weekend. Be warned, if you don’t like seeing pictures of car-carnage, perhaps you should avoid the last link.

Cadillac ATS Teaser Image Mojo Motors Blog

The Cadillac ATS is slated to premier at the Detroit Auto Show

An infographic of Jeremy Clarkson’s quotes and their repercussions

Black tires are boring so a Chinese company created ones with colors

Best quotes from the 2011 Nascar Sprint Cup Series Award Ceremony

Japanese car crash takes the lives of amazing cars (no one was hurt)


Photo credit: MotorWard

The Monday Grind

The weekend that was November 18-20 gave us time to prepare for a short three-day week and, of course, the latest Nascar Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart. Read more by following the links below.

Chevrolet’s proves that “Chevy Runs Deep” aint no joke

Top Gear Live is going down this week in London and it will be way better than Charlie Sheen’s Truth Tour

Tony “Smoke” Stewart took the Sprint Cup Championship over the weekend at Homestead in Miami

ESPN’s Ed Hinton calls Tony Stewart a Nascar legend

The VW Caddy got some cred from Hooniverse’s “What the Truck Weekend”

Video game trailers are like works of art

Remember Cruis’n World?

With Thanksgiving coming up, let’s be thankful video games (and their commercials) aren’t made like Cruis’n World anymore. A great game at the time, yes, but it’s time to move on. Watch the following well-written and immaculately directed video game trailers. They are like miniature-films and dare we say. . .masterpieces? We dare. These trailers have pedal-to-the-metal, heart-pounding, tear-jerking, awe-inducing, slap-in-the-face action. That’s enough cliches to get you through the rest of your life so just make the jump to pick up our drift. That was the last one, we swear.
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The Monday Grind

The days following a Halloween weekend are usually best for nursing stomachaches after eating too much candy and salted pumpkin seeds. This year, it is also a time to get nostalgic about the past 100 years of Chevrolet. The brand celebrates their centennial-anniversary this Thursday and the media hoopla around Chevy has begun. Here are those stories and more.

Michael Waltrip finally stars in a commercial that is actually funny…gross too

It was “Chrysler Sub-Compact Weekend” on Hooniverse featuring the Omni and Sundance among others.

Mark Phelan refers to America as “baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet.”

Chevrolet’s biggest misses over their 100-year history

The ten best lines from Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson (with video)

Putting it into park: Weekend Linkage

Ending each week on the Mojo Motors Blog is “Putting it into park,”a compilation of newsworthy links from the past five days.

Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet Camaro Image

-The Chevy Camaro pace car at Atlanta was painted pink for Breast Cancer Awareness. [link]

-Parking spots in San Francisco are going extinct as the city begins building public restrooms in their place. [link]

-TomTom is partnering with Jeremy Clarkson to use his voice on navigation systems. [link]

-A new car movie called “Drive,” in theaters September 16, stars Ryan Gosling as a stunt-driver by day and super smart, crazy violent heist driver by night. [link]

-Five Nascar drivers including Tony Stewart and Kevin Harvick skip out on meeting President Obama at the White House. [link]

Photo credits: automobilemag