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    Report: Allan Hill, last resident of Detroit's iconic Packard plant may get pushed out [w/video]
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    The old Packard Plant in Detroit is one of the city's icons. All at once, it represents the vibrant history of the Motor City, its rocky past decades and the chance for something new to spring up. Despite the Packard buildings sitting empty for years, there's still life there. Among other things, ...

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    Video: Translogic 161: Detroit bike culture explored
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    We Go For A Spin With Detroit Bikes, Slow Roll Detroit and the East Side Riders Detroit is known as the Motor City due to its rich automotive history and deep affinity for cars. So, what are all these people-powered, two-wheeled wonders doing everywhere? Bike culture has taken over Detroit, from ...

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    Video: Man bonds with late father by finding and buying his old Corvette
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    A few years back, I was catching up with my childhood friend Adam, who told me he had stumbled upon his late father's tow truck in the used-car listings. When I asked him if he'd buy it, he shrugged, "What for?" Maybe if it was a classic Corvette instead of a tow truck, he'd have felt ...

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    Two Wheels: Translogic 160: Detroit Bus Company
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    Keeping The Motor City On The Move With Biofuel Buses We've all heard the stories of Detroit's stretched city services failing its residents, but we hear less about the residents who have stepped up to fill the gaps for their community. Meet Andy Didorosi, the 27-year-old founder of The Detroit ...

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    Spy Shots: Complete set of Batmobile images snapped on streets of Detroit
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    Detroiters have been spotting the newest Batmobile from the upcoming film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, for a few weeks now. The leaks were steady enough that director Zack Snyder even tweeted out a glossy (yet cropped) image of how the vehicle will actually appear in the movie. Still, we ...

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    Green: From sandals to flooring, there are many ways to reuse an old tire
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    Furniture, flip flops and floors, oh my! Those are just a few of the products being repurposed from a faction of the 1.5 billion tires that get discarded each year, according to a fun little story from the BBC. And, if nothing else, the reincarnated products are durable. Small companies in Kenya ...

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    Report: Detroit so broke it can't afford to power parking metres that make it millions
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    The motor city of Detroit is desperate for two things – revenue and savings. It needs to start making more money, and it needs to curb spending. What happens, though, when those two objectives run counter to each other? Well, you get a story like this one, where cost-saving measures are ...

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    Report: Mini bringing new 230-hp John Cooper Works to Detroit
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    Mini models may keep getting incrementally bigger, but then so do their engines. Or more powerful, anyway – especially when it comes to the John Cooper Works performance models. The JCW version of the first (post-revival) generation R50, which was really more of an upgraded Cooper S than ...

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    Report: Is Detroit becoming 'Carjack City'? [w/video]
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    You know things are getting ridiculous with Detroit when Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers (!), is talking you-know-what about the Detroit Pistons. Now a story from the Associated Press piles on, declaring Detroiters "under siege in 'Carjack City.'" The nickname doesn't refer to the ...

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    Video: Honda tweaks ad after catching ire from Detroit protesters [w/video]
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    Honda has released a revised version of its youth-focused Today is Pretty Great commercial because the original used footage of Detroit bankruptcy protesters in front of the Theodore Levin US Courthouse. The protesters felt that Honda was making fun of their plight. The new version cuts out the ...

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