best car movies

10 Best Car Movies of All Time

We have to lay down some ground rules for this one. Cars are a huge part of the cinematic experience — whether you’re watching Thelma and Louise embark on a long trip to get away from their dreary lives or seeing Chris Farley head across the nation selling brake pads to save his family’s business. Stories are naturally about movement — getting from one place to the next. There is … Continue reading

Brand Spotlight: Goodyear

I have a thing for Goodyear, from it being an Ohio company to the fact that I got to ride the Goodyear blimp. I even like their ads, and it’s not always easy to make tires exciting (I mean RightTurn is good at it, but not everyone is). Source: gsdm.com What really blows my mind is that Goodyear has been around since 1898! More than a century of experience—it’s no wonder … Continue reading

Continental Breaks Speed Records

With the help of specially engineered Continental tires, Colin Braun and the Michael Shank Racing Ford EcoBoost-powered Daytona Prototype broke both the 10-mile and 10-kilometer world speed records from a standing start this past October. The former records, held by Hans Leibold since May 5, 1979: 10-mile speed: 208.316 mph 10-km speed: 320.422 kph The new records, set by Colin Braun on October 9, 2013: 10-mile speed: 210.017 mph 10-km speed: … Continue reading

Michelin Creates Fuel-Efficient Tires for Futuristic Car

Nissan’s ZEOD RC (Zero Emission On Demand Race Car) will be participating at the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, known as the Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency. Cars must be both fast and efficient, so Nissan asked Michelin to create racing tires with both high grip and low rolling resistance. By working on projects with such high technological demands, Michelin can develop new technologies and ultimately incorporate … Continue reading