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Why rims are measured in inches?

Parts of Europeans cars are pretty much always in metric: 10 mm nut, 15 mm diameter hose and so on. After all,...

Goliath Pionier looks like a cartoon villain’s car, but was very important

Unique does not necessarily mean beautiful. The Goliath Pionier is not necessarily a beautiful car, but it is so unique that it...

Front-hinged and rear-hinged bonnets – why both exist?

Some cars have front-hinged bonnets, but most hoods open towards the rear. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these designs? Why...

Why Volkswagen decided not to make the BlueSport sportscar?

There are many words we could use to describe modern Volkswagen cars – serious, reliable, safe, modern, maybe a bit boring. Of...

Why side mirrors in the US have a long warning?

Side mirrors of cars in the United states have a very long warning etched on them - "Objects in the mirror are...

Front-wheel-drive Megola motorcycle wasn’t able to stop

Motorcycle riders know that the city is not the best place to have two-wheeled fun. Traffic lights, crosswalks, traffic jams - you...

Scott Sociable looks like it lost a wheel, but it was actually built like...

There are different types of three-wheeled cars. Some have two wheels in the front and one in the back, others are the...

If suicide doors were so dangerous, why some cars had them?

Did you know that many cars of the early 20th century had suicide doors? That's what they call rear-hinged car doors, because...

Why speedometers freeze in accidents? Are those readings reliable?

A sad report in the evening news - another speed enthusiast caused a terrible accident. There is nothing left of his car...

Why Formula 1 cars don’t have ABS?

Pretty much all new cars nowadays have anti-lock brakes (ABS). In fact, it isn’t even a new technology - ABS has been...

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