Monthly Archives: March 2012

Truck Thursday: S10EV On The Cheap?

(This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at Hooniverse.com.) From 1996 to 2003, GM built an electric car called the EV1. The car was a huge hit with environmentalists. Actor Ed Begley Jr. had one and sung its … Continue reading

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SLC Autorama Highlight: Apolo Ohno’s 1964 Cadillac

This beautiful 1964 Cadillac made its debut at SEMA a few months ago, but with all the goings-on at SEMA, it may have been lost in the shuffle a bit.  Let’s take a closer look at this beautiful car. Click … Continue reading

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Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes Of San Francisco – Archival Footage

This film is a bit of a departure for Need That Car, as it is more historical than automotive, but don’t worry, there are a ton of cars to glance as the film rolls along. Rick Prelinger has spent countless … Continue reading

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The Yin And Yang Of Road Salt

(This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at hooniverse.com) Road salt is both your friend and your enemy. Those of us who live in areas with winter snow and ice have all been helped and hindered by it. … Continue reading

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They Were All New Once: 1936 Chevrolet Assembly Line Film

(This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at Hooniverse.com.) The Great Depression was in full swing in 1936.  However, Roosevelt’s New Deal was now three years old.  Things were starting to improve.  The U.S. was going back to … Continue reading

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Utah Autorama Debut: Roy Lovato’s 1937 Ford Roadster

Ford made a roadster in 1937, but there has never been one quite like this.  This jewel comes from the creative mind of Roy Lovato Senior, and it is brilliant in its execution. Click through for more of 37th Street.

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Happy Mazda 3(.14159265) Day!

The ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter equals this Mazda.  Today is March 14 (National Pi Day) and if you know your Euclidian circles, you’ll appreciate the subtle mods on this car.

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