Tag Archives: Offbeat
Porsche Logo

Video: See how far Porsche will go in keeping the value of its old emblems

Protecting your brand and preserving its value is very important to creating an everlasting impression on your customers. Porsche makes no mistake on protecting its symbol and its badge. The sports car maker has released an interesting statement along with a video that shows how far they go in protecting their logo.

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Video: Netherlands to get glow-in-the-dark highways starting next year

Here’s something that makes you wonder why they haven’t figured this out before. Designer Roosegaarde and Heijmans Infrastructure presented the first prototypes of the ‘Smart Highway’ during the Dutch Design Week. The Smart Highway is basically a glow-in-the-dark roads using dynamic paint, interactive light, induction priority and wind light. “Using the latest techniques, they are […]

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Chevy and Disney team up to create automotive design experience at Walt Disney World

Chevrolet designers and Walt Disney Imagineers have teamed up to give Walt Disney World Resort guests a look inside a professional design studio creating a first-of-its-kind multi-sensory virtual experience in automotive design with a new test track. The two teams put together the experience in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. “At Chevrolet, the diversity of talent […]

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Porsche Headlights

Thieves in Amsterdam steal Porsche Panamera headlamps to grow marijuana (w/ Video)

Law enforcers in Amsersterdam have an interesting problem on their hands. In only one week around 20 owners of Porsche Panamera sedans and Cayenne SUV’s have had the headlamps stolen off of their vehicles. Amsterdam Police believe that the cause of such a jump in an off-beat crime is that the thieves are using the […]

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1940 Ford Coupe Shell 4

Ford offering its 1940 Coupe’s steel body shell

Ford is digging into the past for Sema this year with the release of the 1940 Ford Coupe body shell. At the show, it has been revealed as a custom-built hot rod. While the styling is exact to the original model, Ford used current welding techniques and high-strength steel to construct the shells. “The 1940 […]

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Hurricane Sandy Map

BMW, GM, Ford, Honda and Toyota help out in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

Many automakers are stepping up to help out the thousands hit by the wrath of Hurricane Sandy. BMW of North America will give $1 million to the American Red Cross for disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. “This donation will help the Red Cross give aid to the many who are in need […]

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Babe Ruth – 1948 Lincoln

Report: Baseball fan is the new owner of Babe Ruth’s 1948 Lincoln Continental

We all have our dream cars, for some it’s the latest supercar, others a favorite muscle car, and a few of us lust after the classics. Lonnie Shelton of Pamapa is certainly the latter, although he is more of a baseball fan then a car fanatic. He recently purchased his very own dream car, a […]

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TomTom lists some of the most congested cities in North America, Europe

Many drivers worldwide find themselves in traffic jams, whether it be a normal part of a daily commute or an incidental travel headache. To help provide a clearer picture of what is happening in the world’s more congested areas Dutch automotive navigation systems manufacturer TomTom has been compiling data from over 80 major cities worldwide. […]

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Augusto Farfus takes his wife around the Nurburgring, freaks her out

Video: BMW’s Augusto Farfus takes his wife around the Nurburgring, freaks her out

‘Scare your wife at the track’ is an internet video meme series that captures drivers doing just that, and the lastest is Augusto Farfus, the 29-year-old BMW DTM driver that more then knows his way around a number of the world’s famed tracks. Farfus hits the Nurburgring with his wife Liri in a BMW M3 […]

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Porsche Boxster turned into a Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster Front

Porsche Boxster turned into a Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster is a sad sight

Here we go again. Another car disguised as a superior vehicle listed on eBay created by someone with too much time that results in one too many bidders. Today’s model is particularly disappointing because it was a perfectly good Porsche Boxster to start, until someone decided it was a good idea to turn in into […]

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