Category: Stories

True stories that happened in and around cars or trucks.

Pontiac GTO
01
Dec
2021
Posted in Stories

A Muscle Car Quest With a Twist

If I knew back then, what I know now… That seems to be the thought most commonly associated with romantic relationships. For me, it is the most common thought associated with muscle cars. Call me weird, but yes muscle cars…..or…

10 Maradona
20
Oct
2021
Posted in Stories

10 Things We Hate About Cars

We love cars. Don’t you? It is safe to say most Americans do love cars for the freedom they give. Still, between car payments, upkeep, fuel prices, traffic, and parking, they also seem like a necessary evil. Those are known…

insurance broker
15
Oct
2021
Posted in Stories

How Can An Insurance Broker Help You?

Trying to find the right insurance can be difficult. It involves a serious and long-term commitment. Insurance is designed to help people if something goes wrong later in life. However, trying to find the right insurance broker can also be…

Ford Ranger Raptor
14
Oct
2021
Posted in Stories

How Ford Plans to Overtake GM in Pickup Truck Sales

Nearly everyone knows that the Ford F-150 is the best-selling pickup truck line in the United States. In fact, it has held that position since the late 1970s. As such, some may be under the impression that Ford leads the…

Chevrolet Camaro
21
Sep
2021
Posted in Stories

The Car that Found Its Way Home from Connecticut to White River Junction, Vermont

A curious account of a Camaro that returned to its roots. Everyone has heard stories of cats or dogs who travel miles and years to get home. But I have a story of a car – an automobile — which…

Infiniti
23
Aug
2021
Posted in Stories

Infiniti Family Feud: QX55 SUV Versus Q60 Sports Coupe

Infiniti struts its stuff with its current model line. It doesn’t happen often where we receive models from the same brand within a week of each other. Notably, a special one-day preview of the upcoming 2022 Infiniti QX55 SUV took…

17
Jul
2021
Posted in Stories

The Advantages of Car Sharing

Car sharing will continue to shape the way we get around for generations to come. Developed countries are passing legislation to allow car sharing to support the global agenda for having a world that is less polluted. Environmental friendliness is…

car got pranked
21
Apr
2015
Posted in Stories

Touch My Car and You Die!

Having a car is not a luxury any more, but a simple must, and it may be true that only people without cars see the true value of these vehicles. But, there is another important issue that is rarely addressed:…

03
Feb
2015
Posted in Articles Stories

Suburban Sprawl: When Cities Expand

Have you noticed that traffic seems to be getting worse every year? These days, you can’t drive through a major metropolitan area without allowing an extra hour for traffic, if you happen to be going through there at peak rush-hour…

road rage fight
20
Jan
2015
Posted in Stories

True Story: Super Funny Road Rage Fight I Saw

Living (and driving for a living) in Chicago for about thirty years, I have seen (and been involved in) some road rage incidents. In fact, I wrote a few true stories of road rage which I was involved in. But…

PT Cruiser
19
Nov
2014
Posted in Articles Stories

Secret Valeting: Secrets Only The Professionals Know – Until Now!

Even if it is your first car and not exactly new, you are enthusiastic about it. The vehicle is your carriage to freedom, and your life will be incomplete if you lose it. Girls like to look fashionable in their…

22
Jan
2014
Posted in Car Buying Tips Car Selling Tips Stories

How to Make Money Buying and Selling Cars on eBay

I’ve been buying and selling on eBay since 2000. I’ve made some money, and lost some too. I used to go to auctions and yard sales to buy. And I did OK with that most of the time. It’s a…

69-nova
27
Nov
2012
Posted in Stories

My Crazy Uncle and His ’69 Nova

My uncle Denny was quite a character. He was probably the toughest guy in the neighborhood where I grew up in Chicago. Everybody knew who he was, though he could hardly remember anyone himself. He was outspoken, and always stood…

mad man
17
Oct
2012
Posted in More Stories

Stupid People Vs. Things They Shouldn’t be Crashing Into: VIDEOS

When you’re cruising around behind the raw power of man made metal machinery, it’s tempting to tempt fate . . . especially for those of us whose parents are cousins, or were home schooled in the back woods of a…

Junky car
16
Sep
2011
Posted in Car Selling Tips Stories

How to Make Money on Craigslist Buying and Selling Cars

I’ve beenhttp://drivenautos.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/google-plus-40×40.jpg dabbling in this for a while now, and I have it down to science at this time. This is really working for me. In fact, For the past three months, I have averaged over $1000 in extra income…

01
Dec
2010
Posted in Articles Stories

Remember the $200 Car? We All Had One (or Twelve)

My first car was a 1967 Oldsmobile F-85. I paid $140 for it. It ran great too. It was a nasty green, just like the one in this blurry picture here. It had a three-speed on the column, or, as…