The Texas DMV hit the dune buggy and kit car community with some unfortunate action earlier this year when it outlawed the vehicles' titles and registrations in the state, effectively banning them from public roads. As the state continues to revoke titles for kit cars, Texas owners are fighting back. Hemmings reported on Monday that the Manx Club, representing Manx dune buggy owners, and the Save the Texas Dune Buggy Facebook group, have both taken action against the state. The Manx Club, specifically, contacted Texas State Representative Ed Thompson, who already called for the Texas DMV to...
Naked Man Rampages In Houston, Shoots Parked Cars
Police in Houston have arrested a man who went on a rampage in The Galleria area, naked, with a shotgun. In what sounds more like a scene from the latest Grand Theft Auto game, the man tore up a gas station, before turning his attentions to a luxury car rental lot across the street. Before police...Antony Ingram
Ammonia: The Latest "Fuel Technology Of The Future"?
Ammonia: Useful in fertilizers, cleaning products and fairly unpleasant in direct human contact. Used as a fuel for vehicles? Certainly not impossible, according to an article in New Scientist. John Fleming and Tim Maxwell at Texas Tech University are developing a system to produce ammonia that can...Antony Ingram
GM Commits To New Cadillac Escalade, Prices Expected To Rise Significantly
With GM’s announcement that it will be investing more than $331 million in its Arlington assembly plant in Texas, home of its ‘GMT900’ full-size SUVS such as the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Yukon and the Cadillac Escalade, the General has essentially secured the future of...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Female High School Student Wins 2011 Chevrolet Camaro For Good Grades
A high school freshman from Texas, Kenzie Deaton, is the proud owner of a brand new 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, which she won as part of a competition being run by her school in an effort to get students to improve their grades. The only problem is that Deaton is just 14 years of age so can’t even...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Texas To Play Host To US GP In 2012
America’s very own F1 team, the much-hyped USF1, may be out of the picture but that doesn’t mean motorsport’s top echelon won’t have a place here in the U.S. Indianapolis hosted its last US GP back in 2007, and North America eventually slipped off the calendar altogether with the demise of...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Almost two years after the 2010 Lotus Evora was first revealed, the very first example of the sporty mid-engined coupe has been delivered to a customer in North America. That honor went to Bruce Rice, who picked up the car this week at the John Eagle European’s Lotus dealership in Austin, Texas. "Delivering the first Evora in North America was an exciting moment for John Eagle European and the Lotus brand,” dealer principal Sonny Morgan. “The multiple award-winning Evora is one of the most advanced new sports cars available in the world, and the very first customer car is on...