Skip to main content

wisconsin

  • 0
    Report: Wisconsin employs cheese to thaw streets [w/video]
    1388363400

    Deicing wintry roads is not an inexpensive venture, with The New York Times projecting that the city of Milwaukee spent nearly $6.5 million just on snow removal and salt for deicing. So it's no surprise that some municipalities are looking for cheaper alternatives to the traditional gritters. ...

  • 0
    Video: Bare-breasted woman's motorcycle crash caught on cop dashcam
    1377205260

    We've said it before, we'll say it now: it's not that stranger things are happening now, it's just that the interwebz allow us to spread them to the world at the speed of fiber optic light. The latest incident captured on America's version of the Russian dash-cam, which is the policeman's ...

  • 0
    Drive a Tank adds mobile home crushing
    1329663780

    We checked driving a tank off our list of 1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die in The List #0433 – or at least our hosts, Jessi and Patrick, did. They performed this feat at the aptly named Drive A Tank company in Kasota, Minnesota. Drive A Tank offers a number of packages that include ...

  • 0
    Video: Is this the world's first flying car drive-in?
    1311953520

    Once upon a time ice cream was delivered in trucks to happy buyers. Then the people drove to the ice cream shop with curbside service. But back in those wonder years, the dream was that one day we'd zip over to the soda fountain in flying cars. Though people have never stopped trying to make a ...

  • 0
    Rumormill: Harley-Davidson considering move away from Milwaukee?
    1272891600

    Say it ain't so! How could Harley-Davidson's main manufacturing base be anywhere but Milwaukee, Wisconsin? It would be like a Toledo without Jeep (or Tony Packo's), Detroit without General Motors. A Gotham without Batman. In other words, inconceivable! But here we are anyway, with The Motor ...

  • 0
    Report: Brewery-heavy Wisconsin not exactly eager to punish drunk drivers
    1271070060

    We all know by now that no matter what the law dictates, those with an interest not in-line with the law will do what they can to work, shall we say, around the law. Wisconsin is said to have one of the highest rates of DUIs and binge drinking, and that probably has something to do with the ...

  • 0
    Beer, Cheese and Bikes: Harley-Davidson may be named State Motorcycle of Wisconsin
    1266586200

    2010 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Apparently, Wisconsin would like to prove that there is more to the Badger State than just cheese and beer. A new piece of legislation being voted on would officially make Harley-Davidson the State Motorcycle. We know ...

  • 0
    NASCAR turns right, headed to Road America in 2010
    1261605360

    Some motorsports fans take issue with the fact that the vast majority of NASCAR tracks are little more than a series of left turns. This is for you, roundy-round jokers. The official sport of the South is mixing in some right turns and working the brakes a bit more in 2010 with a pair of road ...

  • 0
    VIDEO: Crap Motorsports FTW! - Car Launching
    1261270920

    Car Launching - Click above to watch the video
    As the proliferation of LeMons events has proven, there's a fat vein of crap-box motorsports yet to be mined. Northwestern Wisconsin has its own unique brand of vehicular mayhem called Car Launching. The premise is simple: Jump something fetid and ...

  • 0
    Bid to build new GM small car heats up: Orion reportedly offers $44M
    1245103200

    Towns in Tennessee, Michigan, and Wisconsin are all vying for a chance to keep their existing plants running by coming up with the most attractive package to woo assembly rights for a future unnamed General Motors small car. In the showdown, the first place plant will win the right to stay open, ...

  • 0
    Wisconsin police use cardboard cut-outs to slow speeders
    1199883420

    Neenah, Wisconsin has such a speeding problem that it can't keep up. Even with a full court press of law enforcement, drivers continue to speed and have even sped by other motorists receiving their obligatory revenue-production invoice. In an effort to keep drivers on their toes while also leaving ...

  • 0
    Chrysler to announce third plant to build new Phoenix V-6 engines
    1181587020

    On Wednesday June 13 Chrysler will be announcing a third plant to build its new generation Phoenix V-6 engines. In recent weeks, Chrysler has already broken ground on a new plant in Trenton, MI and announced plans to build a second plant in Saltillo Mexico. The third plant will be the existing ...

  • 0
    GM to be focus of 60 Minutes tonight
    1144008000

    Tonight, 60 Minutes will air a segment on Steve Kroft’s interview with workers at General Motors' plant in Janesville, Wisconsin. Kroft, a correspondent for CBS, interviewed former and current employees of the plant at a nearby restaurant. He questions them about the automaker’s past ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle