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Watch the Very First Honda Automobile in America Come Back to Life Watch the Very First Honda Automobile in America Come Back to Life

American Honda Motor Co. turned 60 this year, and to celebrate, the company released a documentary that not only shows the captivating restoration of the very first Honda car brought to the U.S.,a 1967 N600, but it also describes Honda’s fascinating history in the daunting home of The Big Three.

If your reoccurring nightmare ever actually comes true (that nightmare being, of course, traveling back in time and being forced to purchase a General Motors product during the company’s Roger Smith Era), don’t fret. Just buy a truck. 1980s-era Chevy and GMC pickups are awesome.

Here's Why Honda Just Restored This Sweet Old Chevy Pickup Here's Why Honda Just Restored This Sweet Old Chevy Pickup

American Honda celebrated its 60th anniversary by restoring a vehicle built by a brand that is now considered a competitor. That vehicle a 1961 Chevrolet Apache 10, and here’s why Honda decided to fix it up.

China is Cracking Down on Electric Car Safety After Tesla and NIO Fires China is Cracking Down on Electric Car Safety After Tesla and NIO Fires

Fires have China cracking down on EVs, Ford is in the middle of an important connected-car discussion with the government, Volvo and NVIDIA are working on self driving trucks, FCA apparently can’t keep its suppliers happy, and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

There's Nothing Wrong With a Cute Pickup Truck There's Nothing Wrong With a Cute Pickup Truck

I once heard whisperings around the halls of Chrysler’s technical center that then-CEO Sergio Marchionne had shut down an early “DT” Ram design (that’s the current generation truck) because it was too “dainty.” I’m not sure how true this is, but it does lead me to the question: What’s wrong with dainty? Just look at…

I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine that was the grandfather of the legendary Audi Quattro rally car. The Munga was also the basis for the equally-as-cool VW Iltis military SUV. Last week, I spotted this Munga for sale in Germany, and now I can’t stop…

A Chrysler PT Cruiser Monster Truck Called 'PT Bruiser' Is for Sale Right Now and It's Amazing A Chrysler PT Cruiser Monster Truck Called 'PT Bruiser' Is for Sale Right Now and It's Amazing

For some reason, the world likes to give the Once Hot-Selling Chrysler PT Cruiser a lot of shit, but I for one am a fan of its daring, 1920s hot rod-ish design. So it should be no surprise that I’m borderline obsessed with this lifted one for sale right now on Facebook Marketplace. It is truly bonkers.

1,200 Miles in the 2019 Ford Ranger: What I Learned 1,200 Miles in the 2019 Ford Ranger: What I Learned

The 2019 Ford Ranger may technically be new, but it’s actually based on a platform that’s been around since 2011. Yet it’s still a rock-solid offering that makes up for its lack of soul with sheer competence in every area that matters to mid-size truck buyers.

Man Leads Police on a Chase in a Mail Truck and the Outcome is Predictable Man Leads Police on a Chase in a Mail Truck and the Outcome is Predictable

If I had to make a list of “worst vehicles to use to escape the police,” the Grumman LLV mail delivery truck would be somewhere just below tractor and forklift. And yet one Florida man apparently went for it anyway, and the results were 100 percent predictable.

This Barn Find 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Came With the Ashes of Its Former Owner This Barn Find 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Came With the Ashes of Its Former Owner

Back in November of last year, a Georgia man drove to North Carolina to pick up a 1968 Ford Mustang fastback, but when he arrived, he found a surprise. In the passenger seat sat a mason jar filled with the ashes of the pony car’s former owner. The story, originally written last fall by MustangFanClub, is absurd.

The Wagon Version of the New BMW 3 Series Is Here and It Looks Fantastic The Wagon Version of the New BMW 3 Series Is Here and It Looks Fantastic

BMW showed the new “G20" BMW 3 Series last October at the Paris Motor Show, and it looked fine as a sedan, but today the Munich-based automaker revealed the wagon version, and it looks more than just fine. It looks lovely. Just look at this beauty.

This Wrenching Genius Installed Lawnmower Engines Into His Military Jeeps This Wrenching Genius Installed Lawnmower Engines Into His Military Jeeps

The Willys M38A1s that powered U.S. troops through Korea and Vietnam came from the factory with torquey “Hurricane” 134 cubic-inch four-cylinder engines. But one owner in Pennsylvania swapped his military Jeeps’ original engines out for off-the-shelf units meant for mowers and pressure washers, with one vehicle driven…

Paramore—'Misery Business' Paramore—'Misery Business'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

It's Amazing How Much People Hate the Dodge Charger and Challenger Temporary 'Air Dam Shipping Cover' Mod It's Amazing How Much People Hate the Dodge Charger and Challenger Temporary 'Air Dam Shipping Cover' Mod

Dodge installs temporary yellow air dam shipping covers onto Challengers and Chargers to protect lower fascias from damage during delivery. Instead of removing these, some owners have been keeping the covers on for aesthetic purposes, and it’s driving some people so nuts that there’s now a Facebook group for folks who…

The New Ram 1500 Finally Gets the EcoDiesel and Now It Makes 480 lb-ft of Torque The New Ram 1500 Finally Gets the EcoDiesel and Now It Makes 480 lb-ft of Torque

Ram has been going through some regulatory issues with its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine, so it wasn’t surprising that the all-new 2019 “DT” generation launched with only gas motors. For 2020, though, the EcoDiesel is back, but it’s been updated to make more power and torque than ever.

Here's a First Look at Toyota and Subaru's Electric Car Platform of the Future Here's a First Look at Toyota and Subaru's Electric Car Platform of the Future

It was announced this week that Toyota and Subaru will work together on a new electric vehicle platform, one that will combine Subaru’s all-wheel drive expertise with Toyota’s electrification chops. Here’s a quick look at the new “e-TNGA” platform, which Toyota states will underpin future mid-size and large electric…

You Can Buy the Lamborghini Countach of Your Dreams for Dirt Cheap (Except It's a Fiero) You Can Buy the Lamborghini Countach of Your Dreams for Dirt Cheap (Except It's a Fiero)

If you’ve always wanted a Lamborghini, but your pocketbook is about as empty as a my oil-burning Willys CJ-2A’s crankcase after 100 miles, there’s great news. Available now on insurance auction site Copart is this incredible yellow 2006 Lamborghini—or, at least, that’s how the site has this sad looking Pontiac Fiero…

Volvo Offers 'Free' Towing for Every Single Volvo In the U.S. Except There's a Huge Catch Volvo Offers 'Free' Towing for Every Single Volvo In the U.S. Except There's a Huge Catch

Volvo just announced that it will offer free roadside towing for all of its cars in the U.S. The service is called “Tow for Life,” and yes, it will cover rusted out shitboxes. But before you go surfing Craigslist for a Volvo beater, just know that this program is not even close to as good as it sounds.

American Trucks Have Gotten Too Damn Big American Trucks Have Gotten Too Damn Big

Volkswagen seems to want to give America the small and cheap truck it deserves, China’s trying to avoid an EV market crash, and tensions between Nissan and Renault continue. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Mudding Is the Best Type of Off-Roading Mudding Is the Best Type of Off-Roading

Every year, I take a trip to the rock crawling heaven that is Moab, Utah, and while that might make you think that rocks are my favorite off-road surface, it’s actually mud that has my heart. It’s a type of terrain that lots of off-road enthusiasts absolutely detest, but here’s why I can’t get enough of it.

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