Study: Uber has had no effect on drunk driving…yet

Despite Uber’s frequent claims, a team of researchers suggests that the company has had little to no impact on drunk driving rates or alcohol-related traffic deaths: The actual number of Uber drivers is still too small to make a dent…

Study: Toyota Prius is the cheapest car to maintain (Ford Mustang, on the other hand…)

Car buyers are often so focused on sticker prices that they forget about longer-term maintenance costs. And when it comes to maintenance, data collected from YourMechanic’s network of garages proves that not all cars are created equal: Cars that initially…

A short video tour of the Tesla Gigafactory

Construction of Tesla’s massive, battery-producing Gigafactory is well underway in the middle of the Nevada desert. So far, CEO Elon Musk and others in the company have been reluctant to give the press much access to the site, but as…

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New use for the Porsche Cayenne: beach waterslide

Beaches are breeding grounds for dangerous pastimes. Flyboarding, freediving, kite-surfing: as if the sea weren’t already trying to kill you with sharks and irukandji, it clearly instills death-wishes in all who draw near its sandy shores. As yet another example of dumb…

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Steer clear of summer road rage: remember to ‘woosah’ during hot weather driving

Baby, it is blisteringly hot outside! When the thermometer rises, tempers tend to shoot through the roof and if you’re a motorist and someone tailgates you, suddenly swerves in front of your vehicle, or prevents you from changing lanes, you…

Travel guide: A car-photographer’s paradise in the Adriatic Sea

Hello to all Gaywheels readers from very hot Croatia! Today, it’s my day off from work, so I decided to pour myself a huge glass of lemonade (no, I am not Beyonce fan) and write a brief travel guide to Pag–an island…

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Fiat Chrysler wants your MILF money

On Friday, people across North America were preparing for a weekend full of fireworks and meat products when we were all reminded of Fergie. Not gingery Sarah, Duchess of York, ex-wife of Britain’s Prince Andrew, who might not even have been…

8 Instagram accounts for car & travel fans

Stuck at your 9-to-5 job, wishing you could ditch the desk and dash off to weekend auto show or take a refreshing road trip? The bad news is, we can’t do anything to help you get outta town. Sorry, being…

Where are the women at Honda, Kia, Nissan, Toyota?

Yesterday at TheCarConnection, I wrote about a new website that ranks companies according to their gender diversity–specifically, by the number of women who sit on their executive teams and boards of directors. Here’s an excerpt: Today, it’s generally agreed that diversity is beneficial…

Lesbians and Subaru: A brief history

When we think of stereotypical “gay cars”, we often think of the Mazda Miata, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Fiat 500–small, flashy rides that stand in flamboyant contrast to the sober, “manly” pickups and sedans that our fathers might love. (Which is ironic,…