Car-sharing service Lyft has decided it's time to retire that big pink, fuzzy mustache its cars have worn since its founding in 2012. After working with design firm Ammunition, the company known for its work with Beats by Dre, the new "21st Century update of the taxi light" is a pink plastic banana-sized mustache that sits on the dashboard. It's called a "glowstache."
An elephant at the Khao Yai National Park started rubbing its massive behind on several vehicles and did damage to some of them. Multiple bystanders at the park captured the pachyderm's automotive itching on video, but no one was reportedly injured.
Okay, so not exactly cars, but Bobcats - but still quite cool. Turns out the construction firm filling the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum is using the two remote-controlled vehicles, and you can see it for yourself.
Our best look yet at Ford's Detroit Auto Show plans; a Honda Accord Dually on Craigslist; a California dealer adds $50,000 to the price of a new Corvette Z06. Those are the top headlines for all things automotive on Friday, January 9, 2015.
A new Toyota Tacoma for 2016 will debut in Detroit; we drive a jet-powered Corvette and find spy shots of a mid-engine 'Vette undergoing testing. Read all that and more in this daily recap of automotive news from Thursday, January 8, 2015.
A 15-year-old boy in Russia is in trouble after crashing his Aston Martin in Saint Petersburg, and then allegedly leaving the scene because he didn't have a driver's license. The boy, who is a soccer player, reportedly bought the sports car with his own money and owned it just three days before the collision.
The four occupants of a minivan in Michigan were in for a terrifying ride early in the morning on January 7. Their minivan got lodged under the back of a semi's trailer, and the vehicle was drug 16 miles along Interstate 75. During that time, the driver was on the phone with 911 but couldn't exactly say where the stricken van was because of the snowy conditions.
Check out today's recap for our preview of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show; the list of the best cars your Autoblog editors drove in 2014; and one pretty intense video of a Mexican man jumping off a highway overpass and then walking away.
Hyundai is taking auto advertising to some very odd places with its latest commercial, called Exobaby, and starring a computer-generated robo-toddler. And yes, robot babies still make a doodoo now and again, it seems.
Plumber's truck went from Texas to Syria with name and number still printed on side
Mark Oberholtzer of Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, Texas, has no need to imagine, but it's probably his worst nightmare. That's because an image of his old Ford F-250 is now on Twitter as a gun platform in the Syrian Civil War.
Police use traffic stops give random citizens the last few items on their shopping list
As part of the Uplift Someone Christmas initiative, the police department in Lowell, Michigan, pulled over a handful of drivers for a variety of supposed traffic violations, but instead of getting a ticket, the random citizens got items on their holiday shopping list.
New Zealand couple didn't know the electronic locks could be unlocked manually
A couple in New Zealand nearly died after spending 13 hours locked inside their new car last month. Now they are speaking out about their ordeal to try and prevent other older drivers from suffering the same fate.
EV buses could offer power in crisis, dollars in down time
Next year, three California school districts will soon participate in a experiment that will examine whether school buses can be used beyond their traditional scope of transporting children to and from classrooms.