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Nintendo's NES Classic Is the Perfect Road-Trip Companion

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 05:30:57 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Proper road-trip accessories may be a can of fix-a-flat, a cellphone mount and tasty beef jerky, but Nintendo's NES Classic Edition loaded with 30 vintage games is something I want to bring on my next drive. The bite-size… Read More

Nintendo's NES Classic Is the Perfect Road-Trip Companion

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 05:30:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Proper road-trip accessories may be a can of fix-a-flat, a cellphone mount and tasty beef jerky, but Nintendo's NES Classic Edition loaded with 30 vintage games is something I want to bring on my next drive. The bite-size… Read More

On 420, the Cars They Had to Be High to Approve

By Mike Hanley on Thu Apr 20 12:40:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Marijuana's unofficial holiday, 420, is here, and cities across the country are gearing up for celebrations at a time when the federal government has signaled increasing hostility toward pot use. Related: As Drugged Driving Increases, Hard Answers Still… Read More

Flying Cars: 8 Ground Rules Americans Agree On

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Apr 19 12:40:17 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Gen Xers be like, "We were told there'd be flying cars." But we've been strung along over the years by sci-fi films from "Blade Runner" to "Back to the Future" to no avail — yet. Flying cars have… Read More

'Thor: Ragnarok' Fans: These 3 Cars Are for You

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Apr 10 10:43:42 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The just-released trailer for "Thor: Ragnarok," the third film installment for the sole deity among Marvel's Avengers, opens with a leading question by the titular superhero: "Now, I know what you're thinking ... 'How did this happen?' Well,… Read More

Tesla Gets Artsy With Sketch Pad

By Nick Kurczewski on Tue Apr 04 08:23:37 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla wants to inspire your inner artist, though the Silicon Valley-based automaker's use of a farting unicorn drawing to mark this announcement seems an ironic way to drive that point home. Blame, or credit, the never-dull Twitter account… Read More

'MythBusters' Star Adam Savage Takes on Car Safety Tech

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Apr 03 14:29:43 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — He used to bust myths. Now he's 'splainin' safety tech. Adam Savage, erstwhile co-star of Discovery Channel's "MythBusters," is loaning his surly-science-geek persona to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for a series of videos demonstrating the merits… Read More

No April Foolin' ... These Traffic Laws Are Weird!

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Mar 30 05:30:55 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Saturday is April Fools' Day, and rather than run some outrageous headline and hope you actually click on the link to find out that it's FAKE NEWS, we figured we'd instead write about something that seems like B.S.… Read More

Cops Foil Plot to Steal Ferrari — Enzo's Body, That Is

By Fred Meier on Tue Mar 28 14:08:44 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Italian police foiled an invasion of the body snatchers today, nabbing a gang of would-be grave robbers plotting to steal the body of Enzo Ferrari and hold it for ransom, Reuters reported. Related: Seen 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Trailer? Now… Read More

Seen 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Trailer? Now Drive a Spider, Man!

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Mar 28 10:25:46 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Sony Pictures started a fanboy frenzy today when it dropped the official trailer for July's "Spider-Man: Homecoming" on YouTube featuring newly minted wall-crawler Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark to boot. Once you come down from… Read More

How the Wolfpack Minivan Saved Movie Night

By Jennifer Geiger on Fri Mar 24 13:00:30 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — I have three kids, so the words "movie night" mean something different now than they did in my kid-free (read: carefree) years. Mostly, those two words signal that I will — yet again this Friday night — be… Read More