Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed legislation that Tesla Motors and others see as extremely restrictive for the California electric car maker to do business in the state. Snyder noted as he signed HB 5606 into law that Tesla’s unique, non-dealership, direct-to-consumer sales structure was already illegal in Michigan before the legislation cruised through Lansing. [keep reading]
The Corvette was revealed in New York City to the press earlier this week. Here are the pictures.
On the weekend before Thanksgiving, Bryan Jennings and myself, Max Katsarelas rented a couple of cars and took road trips. Bryan drove to Virginia Beach in a Mazda3 sedan and I went to East Lansing, Michigan in a Chevrolet Cruz. For Bryan, it would be a round trip of about 800 miles. For me, it would be a round trip of about 1700 miles. Total driving time for the two of us combined was over 40 hours.
That was a lot of time to get to know our respective cars. We broke down our reviews into five categories: gas mileage, ride comfort, review of Hertz rental agency, tech gadgetry and the overall experience. Make the jump to see the Mazda3 square off against the Chevy Cruz in the first edition of Battling Rental Cars. [keep reading]
Retired Sprint Cup driver Rusty Wallace has been nominated for the Nascar Hall of Fame. He deserves it too for surviving a crash like this.
This is the Mojo Motors Blog second and final installment featuring the best of 2011. If you haven’t already checked out Best of 2011 Part 1, do it now. Since Mojo Motors only sells used cars, we started a segment called “Cool Used Car of the Future” to recognize the most awesomest concepts and exotic cars that, one day, will be available on the used market. Keep reading for our top favorites.
Have you started hearing Christmas music yet on the radio? If so, we apologize. In other, non-Christmas music related news, we’ve provided a tidy set of links from across the web below.
Photo credits: autoblog
Ending each week on the Mojo Motors Blog is “Putting it into park,” a compilation of newsworthy links from the past five days.
-A parade of 51 hearses in Hell, Michigan breaks the Guinness World Record. [link]
-Taking a page out of the Tesla Motors book of delays, Alfa Romeo pushes back the release of their 4C roadster. [link]
-The 1969 Camaro was named the greatest Chevrolet ever, but did the voters get it right? [link]
-Jalopnik’s ten best car commercials ever. [link]
-Completely customize the new Ford Mustang down to the hood pins. [link]
-A new reality show on the Discovery Channel, “Carfellas,” is about three guys who run a used auto lot. [link]
-Auto blog Hooniverse is “staking a claim in the automotive fringe.” They also have a cool name. [link]
Photo credits: Livingston Daily