Thomas Bey

Thomas Bey is a freelance automotive journalist whose articles have been featured on Ask Men.com, Woman Motorist.com and various gender-neutral sites as well.

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Are Wagons The Next Collector Cars?

Are Wagons The Next Collector Cars?

Classic car insurance and valuation specialists Hagerty made news last year by pointing out a surge in vintage SUV values, underscored by a Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser commanding nearly $90,000 at auction. If these humble workhorses are in demand, we have to wonder if wagons can be far behind. Some...

April 5, 2014
 
Iter Avto navigation system from 1930 - Image courtesy London Media

Navigation Systems Not That New: Here's One From 1930

Being a teenage gearhead geek in the 1980s was bittersweet. Since the Trapper Keeper’s calendar was never full of dates with cheerleaders (or honestly, many girls of... read more June 4, 2012


 
Visor & Sport Clutch by Platinum Dirt

This Mother's Day, Show You Love Her With Junked Car Parts

Still deciding on what to give Mom this Mother’s Day? Consider a clutch that came from a junkyard. But before you try sticking a bow on a greasy old pressure plate... read more May 10, 2012


 
Ford Focus ST, launched at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

Win A Ford - Or A Lot Of Rockstar - In "Drive Like A Champion"

Ford and Rockstar Energy Drink's "Drive Like a Champion" sweepstakes doesn't require driving a Ford like a champion, or drinking Rockstar. Discuss. Now that it’s... read more May 8, 2012


 
McLaren MP4-27 2012 Formula 1 race car

Nanotech Remains Yellow-Flagged In Formula 1

During any given auto race, what transpires on the track is just one of several contests taking place--especially in Formula 1. There are pit crews, of course, but behind the... read more April 30, 2012


 
Lexus LFA race car prepared by Gazoo Racing

Lexus and Toyota Go To (The Green) Hell In Nürburgring Race

Aston Martin and Ferrari may commonly mingle with Lexus next to the greens at your local country club, but in May they’ll compete together and with others at “The... read more April 25, 2012


 
e-Traction's G-Electric Mercedes G-Wagen [Video capture]

Mercedes-Benz G-Class-Based Electric: Portly And Proud

Engineering an electric vehicle conversion from an existing platform is hardly a plug-and-play operation. A myriad of challenges are inherent; not the least of which are... read more April 11, 2012


 

 
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