Skip to main content


  • 0
    Report: Mercedes-Benz USA considering moving south

    Mercedes-Benz may be a German automaker first and foremost, but it's a global operation. Among its many offices around the world, the company employs some 800 staffers at its US headquarters in New Jersey. But that office could be moving down South in the near future. According to reports in the ...

  • 0
    Report: At least 13 deaths now blamed on southern snow storm [w/video]

    We reported yesterday on the couple inches of snow that paralyzed the transportation networks of southern cities like Atlanta, which are ill-equipped to handle any measure of snow, and now the results of the chaos are beginning to roll in: 13 people are dead across the region, nine of whom were ...

  • 0
    Report: Southern snow leaves motorists stranded [w/video]

    Living in the North means learning to deal with seasonal snow fall. It means practicing in an empty parking lot when the first few inches fall. Equipping snow tires and knowing just how quickly one can safely go when the white stuff starts falling is seemingly ingrained into the DNA of Yankee ...

  • 0
    Reader Update: Work finally progressing on Porsche's new HQ near Atlanta

    It's been almost a year and a half since we first heard word of the plan to move the Porsche US headquarters to a former Ford Taurus plant near the Hartsfield-Atlanta International Airport. In May of 2011, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported the old Ford plant had been demolished and the ...

  • 0
    Porsche Consulting sets up shop in Atlanta

    Say what you will about its car design, or the horizontal integration of four-door sedans and big bustling SUVs into its sportscar line-up. But Porsche, push comes to shove, knows efficiency. And we're not talking about miles-per-gallon here. We're talking about corporate management and the ...

  • 0
    Report: ATL officers busted for writing parking tickets so they could use spaces and go to lunch

    Occasionally, there's a lunch spot so good that many will risk the chance of receiving a parking ticket to go with their tasty meal. A few folks in Atlanta have found just such a spot, but they're upset over how the local parking enforcement is handling the situation. Not because the Atlanta ...

  • 0
    Video: Red Bull drifts through downtown Atlanta

    According to the company's slogan, Red Bull is supposed to give you wings. Apparently, all it gives Rhys Millen and Ryan Tuerck is smoke... tire smoke that is, and lots of it. The two drivers – Millen in his Hyundai Genesis Coupe and Tuerck in his Pontiac Solstice Coupe (may it rest in ...

  • 0
    Buick launching contest for social network fiends

    Buick is on the hunt for a younger demographic and it's hoping to find it with the help of a new social media campaign. Called the "Quest for the Keys", Buick is turning to Facebook, Twitter and a variety of location-based services such as FourSquare and Gowalla, to have social media users hunt ...

  • 0
    Maximum Burt: celebrating the acme of manliness at the Burt-a-thon

    var digg_url = ''; Guys, if you look a little more hairy and feel a bit more manly at 8:45 PM August 14, don't be alarmed. That's when the 2007 Rolling Roadshow Tour Burt-a-Thon begins in Atlanta, Georgia ...

  • 0
    Drifting towards Darwin

    While the parking garage drift scenes in the exceedingly stupid-yet-entertaining The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift made for some popcorn-munching fun, it's pretty much understood that trying to copy them in real life is not a good idea. Unfortunately, good sense didn't prevail for a 23-year-old ...

  • 0
    Bandit Run offers T/A lovers a chance to be Burt for a day

    Besides the obvious Smokey avoidance capabilities and river-jumping fun, you might be wondering what else you can do with your newly acquired YearOne Bandit T/A. Well, the good folks at YearOne, along with Restore A Muscle Car, Motortopia, and, have organized the first Bandit Run to ...

  • 0
    Restaurateur wants the last Taurus

    Truett Cathy, the 85-year-old owner of the Chik-fil-A restaurant, maintains that the success of his greasy spoon is due in large part to the Ford plant down the street. The Chik-fil-A is Mr. Cathy's first restaurant, which opened in 1961 and has served as the flagship to his other establishments in ...

  • 0
    Miami declared tops in rude driving

    Perhaps its the fact that there are thousands of doddering septuagenarians plying area roads, but Miami, Florida has just been dubbed America's least courteous drivers. Or to put a finer point on it, they've got some road rage and rude driving issues. A new AutoVantage survey of 2,000 adult ...

  • 0
    Maserati follows Ferrari, opens North American school

    Remember in February when we reported Ferrari opening a driving school in Canada? Now 'sibling' Maserati (both manufacturers are owned by Fiat) is opening a school as well, but located a little bit south in the Red, White and Blue.Luxist, our own sibling, reports that the Master Maserati North ...

  • 0
    Cross Lander to sue Mother Romania

    Apparently, the saga that is the Romanian-built Cross Lander is not quite over yet. Our contact at the company's Atlanta outpost, Sean Rich, hipped us to the latest developments. According to a press release issued Thursday, Cross Lander USA has announced its intentions to lodge a ...

  • 0
    Infiniti headed to Hotlanta in support of dealers

    Infiniti's suits are setting up shop in the land of the Brave(s). Nissan's upmarket marque announced Friday that it is creating a fourth regional office in Atlanta, to be operational sometime this summer. Dubbed the 'Infiniti South Regional Office,' the company's new digs will "allow an ...

  • 0
    Video: Civil Obedience at 55 mph-- recipe for disaster?

    Most people would agree that driving the double-nickel on the freeway is a recipe for road rage. In an age where commuters gravitate towards a higher calling (that is, around 75 mph), a group of Atlanta drivers under the moniker of 'The Five Year Plan' took this reality to heart, engaging ...


Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle