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    Report: Watch Where You Store: Minneapolis man busted for driving, crashing customer's Lamborghini
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    "Looking for a company you can trust? Look no further!" says the boldface type on Top Gear Autoworks' website, an automotive service, repair and storage shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Not a very wise move, say the local authorities, after recently arresting David Juntunen, the 40-year-old male ...

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    Video: Visit Motorplex Minneapolis, the Twin Cities' incredible garage village
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    Motorplex Minneapolis is a one-of-a-kind condo development in the suburban Twin Cities. Unlike most condominium spreads, it's not in a garden spot for vacations, and doesn't have a golf course. That's because it doesn't need any of that. The brainchild of former corporate exec Bruno Silikowsky, ...

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    Buick launching contest for social network fiends
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    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 ...

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    Smart bridges that keep tabs on condition being developed
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    In an effort to prevent deadly accidents like the collapse of the I-35 bridge in Minneapolis in 2007, a project led by the University of Michigan is developing various sensing systems that will eventually lead to the development of "smart bridges." Most bridge monitoring today is done visually. ...

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    Evergreener: Long-running Ford Ranger augments safety features for 2010
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    Click on the image above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Ford Ranger
    Despite dwindling sales in a dwindling segment, Ford's Ranger refuses to pack up. For 2010, the compact pickup looks unchanged on the outside, but beneath the skin it gains some new electronic gubbins to help make it more ...

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    Horror: I-35 bridge in Minneapolis collapses into Mississippi River
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    Earlier this evening, a bridge that's part of Interstate 35 in Minneapolis collapsed into the Mississippi River. In a scene that can only be described as horrific and catastrophic, vehicles and debris plunged into the water below. Additionally, a freight train passing underneath the bridge was ...

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    Miami declared tops in rude driving
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    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 ...

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    Could Ford plant closing in Twin Cities strike Olympic gold for Minnesota?
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    If Ford decides to broom the company's Highland Park complex in 2008 as rumored, the Twin Cities want to be ready. Instead of Blue Ovals, local officials are thinking Olympic rings. The truck plant is being floated as being one of the potential locations that might help entice Minnesotans make ...

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    Minneapolis judge orders 'lights out' for traffic signal cameras
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    A Minneapolis, Minnesota area judge has given red-light cameras a taste of their own medicine. Hennepin County District Judge Mark Wernick has put the red light on the county's automated traffic signal cameras installed this past July. The judge found legal fault with the county’s ...

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