Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X: Now Vegan-Friendly

Full disclosure: I’m a vegan. A casual one, but a vegan nonetheless. One of the reasons I’m not a super-duper serious vegan (whatever that is) is because I know there are certain times, certain occasions when I’m going to fail…

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Faraday Future Debuts 1000HP Concept Supercar at CES: Is This The Electric Car You’re Looking For?

The semi-mysterious start-up known as Faraday Future made a rare appearance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, and with it came an all-electric, 1000-horsepower supercar called the FFZERO1. As you can see from the renderings and CGI footage in the video above, the…

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Gaywheels’ Most Popular Posts Of 2015

New Year’s Eve is a terrible holiday. Why? Let us count the ways: Everyone is expected to party his/her butt off — no exceptions. Yeah, sure, whooping it up is fine, but being pressured into partying takes all the fun out of…

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet

Santa Spans The Globe To Deliver Fantasy Sleighs

When thoughts turn to Santa Claus, Frosty, and Rudolph, boys and girls begin dreaming of fantasy sleighs. Not the ones with reindeer or Clydesdales — the ones with blown engines, swift acceleration, crystal jewelry, and private cabins. We’d be very,…

A case of "tire cord" and "tread surface" of all-season tires (via Ken T1381 on Wikimedia)

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Winter Tires Are Better Than All-Season Tires In Extreme Temperatures

You’re all set for winter – or are you? Last century, drivers kept two sets of tires on hand: snow tires for winter and regular tires for the rest of the year. The reasons were simple: snow tires had extra…

Volkswagen Plant, Wolfsburg, Germany (photo by Richard Bartz)

Volkswagen Uses A Variation On The “Gay Panic” Defense To Blame The U.S. For Dieselgate

In courtroom cases involving gay-bashings and murders of LGBT individuals, defense attorneys often trot out “gay panic” or “trans panic” to justify their clients’ actions. The typical scenario goes something like this: allegedly straight dude is at a bar, gay…

Sergio Marchionne

After Numerous Rejections, Sergio Marchionne & Fiat Chrysler Finally Swipe Left On General Motors

Back in May, the New York Times revealed that Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne was desperate to hook up with with General Motors — so desperate that he sent his rival a completely unsolicited merger proposal. Via email. Which went directly to…

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Pop Quiz: Which State Lets You Drive While Drinking & Watching A DVD?

Is it legal for me to drive while pregnant? Will I get ticketed if my car is missing its front bumper? Is it okay to drive barefoot? If you’ve ever started a Google search with, “Can I drive…”, you’re in…

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Happy Thanksgiving, Y’All: Eat Well & Celebrate Air Fresheners

To our American readers: happy Thanksgiving! To all others: happy Independence Day (Albania, Barbados, Mauritania, Panama), National Day (Benin, Poland), or St. Andrew’s Day (Scotland). We’re taking off the rest of this week to enjoy the stress and strain of…

HRC Corporate Equality Index 2016

HRC Equality Index: Ford, General Motors, Nissan, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen Earn Perfect Scores

The Human Rights Campaign has just released its 2016 Corporate Equality Index, which grades companies across the U.S. on their LGBT-friendliness. The good news is that HRC changed some of its scoring criteria this go-round, raising expectations for employers. And…