Porsche Recall Shows That Even $173,000 Cars Can Sometimes Catch On Fire

Porsche Recall Shows That Even $173,000 Cars Can Sometimes Catch On Fire

If you plunk down $173,000 for a car, you would hope that — in addition to all the luxurious finishes — the vehicle wouldn’t have a defect that could cause your pricey plaything to go up in flames while the rest of the world tries to contain its schadenfreude. [More]

Porsche 911s Recalled For Wheel Hubs Wearing Down

Porsche 911s Recalled For Wheel Hubs Wearing Down

For want of a nail, a kingdom was lost. And for want of durable wheel hubs, high-powered Porsche 911s were recalled because the could lead to a compromised wheel-retention system and a crash. [More]

Logos Redesigned For What The Company Actually Does

Logos Redesigned For What The Company Actually Does

For fun and whimsy, graphic designer Viktor Hertz took a crack at reworking some famous company logos so they more accurately depict what the company is all about. C’mon, let’s get real people. YouTube is not about putting “you” on the “tube” — it’s the world’s largest repository of cat videos! The rest of the satire, more of which can be found here, speaks for itself. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2009/07/23/vw-wants-to-make-sweet/

VW wants to make sweet merger love with Porsche. We wonder what a talking Porsche would sound like. [AP]