Developed by the U.S. Air Force in the 1980s, the Peacekeeper Rail Garrison was supposed to be a railroad-based, intercontinental ballistic missile transport and launching system. A prototype was built, but the plan was almost immediately cancelled.
There are countless methods and suggestions that are promoted as "proven" ways to keep your car or truck running past the 300,000-mile mark. Tune in to see if you agree with some of the ones that Scott and Ben discuss in this episode.
Is that the "fast" lane or the passing lane? When should you merge? Do speeding drivers really get out of tickets on technicalities? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the ins and outs of the driving world's most common misconceptions.
Cars are complex pieces of machinery, and every so often manufacturers slip up by including a component that doesn't work as intended, forcing a recall. Tune in to learn more about the most deadly automotive recalls in history.
It's estimated that 12 to 15 million cars and trucks are sent to the junkyard each year — and that's just in the United States alone. The good news is that a surprisingly high percentage of those scrapped vehicles are completely (or almost completely) recycled.
In the middle of the 19th century, overcrowded London had a big problem. It needed a way to transport the dead out of the city. The London Necropolis Railway seemed like a perfect, yet spooky, solution.
These are the ones that the automakers want us to forget — the mechanical equivalent of the black sheep of the family. Join Scott and Ben as they run down a list of some of the worst cars built by the best manufacturers.