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    Report: Russia may respond to sanctions by banning car imports

    The Iron Curtain may be lowering on Russia again, at least when it comes to the country's auto industry. The government there is reportedly considering a ban on imported cars as a response if the West puts more sanctions in place. However, even if the restrictions materialize, domestically built ...

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    Video: Missile strike lands just ahead of speeding car, disaster ensues

    Could dashcams act as sort of a magnet for bizarre events? It seems entirely plausible, considering the sheer number of insane things routinely caught on the handy video cameras. This latest one comes from Ukraine, which as you probably know, has been locked in a pretty nasty dispute with Russia ...

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    Ukrainian man turns Eclipse into quasi-Reventon

    The Mitsubishi Eclipse may very well be the Pontiac Fiero of our time. Whereas the old Poncho formerly served as the go-to platform for every Ferrari and Lamborghini replica gone awry, the Eclipse seems to have usurped that crown in the modern age. Need an example? Look no further than this ...

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    Report: Final Pagani Zonda F Roadster delivered to Ukraine

    First introduced way back in 1999, the Pagani Zonda has had a nice long run. Twelve years, to be precise. Now the Huayra – also named after a wind, like its predecessor and so many Volkswagen models (Scirocco, Passat, Bora, etc.) – is upon us. But before the Zonda speeds off into the ...

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    Cost of driving goes up in UK as Value Added Tax rises to 20%

    On January 4, 2011, driving is going to get significantly more expensive in the United Kingdom. In a special budget speech in the British House of Commons this week, Chancellor (equivalent of finance minister or treasury secretary) George Osborne announced that the Value Added Tax (VAT) would ...

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    Ukranian class warfare apparently leads to toasted Chevrolet Corvette

    Torched Corvette in the Ukraine - Click above for a gallery of images
    Judging by these photographs, someone in the Ukraine didn't like this Extra-Crispy Chevrolet Corvette. And although the melted plastic lump is being been blamed on "class warfare," it could have been an insurance scam, a tryst ...

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    Ukraine lays claim to the mother of all potholes

    Click above for a gallery of the VW Golf that was swallowed by a pothole in Ukraine
    Think the roads are bad in your neck of the woods? Growing up just a bit south of Detroit before moving to the sunnier climes of Arizona, this particular blogger has always assumed that Michigan's harsh winters and ...

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    Suzuki's Hungarian production halts due to Russia/Ukraine gas dispute

    Russia and Ukraine are presently in the midst of a natural gas pricing dispute. Russia wants Ukraine to pay closer to market price for the commodity. Ukraine says that Russia should pay more for the use of its pipelines, through which the bulk of the EU's Russia-sourced natural gas flows. Russia ...

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    Ukrainian limousine leaves nothing to the imagination

    We've seen some dogface cars around here. As a baseline, most of us consider the stock Pontiac Aztek simply indigestible. With that in mind, when this "customized" Pontiac Aztek showed up on eBay last year, a few of us fell over the porcelain fighting to hold down lunch. Just as our stomachs have ...

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    World's tallest man presented keys to custom built car

    Click above for gallery of Stadnyk receiving his custom car var digg_url = ''; Leonid Stadnyk towers 2.58 meters (8' 5") above the earth's surface, making him the world's tallest man. He was officially crowned in 2007 by ...

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    Nissan to launch Infiniti in Western Europe

    According to Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. CEO Carlos Ghosn, the automaker is prepping to launch diesel and gasoline variants of its Infiniti models in Western Europe in 2008. The development came as the company announced its 2005 fiscal year financial results. The move comes after Infiniti announced ...


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