Automotive Door Types

As you know, there are a lot of types of car doors. Some hinge at the front, some at the rear, some even swing upwards. The way a car door opens and closes is an important design element that car design engineers have been able to do remarkable things with for over...

All-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator Wins Big

For the last twenty five years the Northwest Automotive Press Association has held an annual “Mudfest” competition, and for the very first time in the events long history a singular vehicle has won the Overall, Truck, and Extreme Capability categories, and that...

The Soybean Car

Today, soy is everywhere. Besides the obvious, like soy sauce and soy milk, soy is used in hundreds of other food products but in cars, too. Most car manufacturers today are building cars with soy-based bioplastics. For example, soy cushions (soy foam) are being used...

Jeep Factoids

The Jeep brand is everywhere and considering its reach and the amount of time Jeeps have been around, there are plenty of Jeep stories to tell. We thought that an article that looks at some of the more interesting ones would be entertaining. Ford, Willys, and Bantam...