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.
In this episode, Ben brings a surprise topic to the podcast studio: autonomous car hackers. Themes of personal safety and even possible criminal activity are points of discussion as the guys sort out the latest autonomous-car news.
Where else can you listen to a single podcast that covers a road rally, dragonflies, "average" sedans and deliberate steam locomotive collisions? Nowhere, that's where. But that's just what Scott and Ben do in the latest episode of CarStuff.
Things were going well for the Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company. Really well. But, as you know, nothing lasts forever. Tune in as Scott and Ben discuss the eventual fate of this once-great American car company.
This early 20th century luxury-car manufacturer was at one time better known for producing common household items. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the rich history of the Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company.