The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Speed

The Politics of Speed

After taking some heat from American auto makers the Obama administration has trimmed back proposed fuel economy standards for future trucks and SUVs. [autoblog]

Here is a very cool story about a McLaren F1 that raced British RAF helicopters in Hong Kong. [Jalopnik]

I always enjoy it when I can combine my WWG worlds. This week Tech and Speed meet as Chevrolet agreed to be one of the launch advertisers for Spotify, the British music streaming service that just made the move to the U.S. [autoblog]

Here are some of the more amusing in-car radio rants in NASCAR. These cover the spectrum from the volatile Kurt Busch to the lovely Danica Patrick. Oh, and if you can’t guess, the audio is certainly NSFW. [All Left Turns]


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