Craig A. Fitzgerald – Writer, Photographer, Editor

Online Portfolio – 2014

BangShift.com – CB Radio: The Internet of the 1970s

Unless you were sitting up and taking oxygen between about 1973 and 1978, it is impossible to understand just how pervasive the Citizen’s Band radio was in that period. It … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a Comment

NEMPA – Submit Your Technologies for the Yankee Cup

Every year, the New England Motor Press Association and MIT get together to determine the most influential, groundbreaking technologies in the automotive industry. As we have every year, we’re interested … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Forbes – Get in Touch Regarding Connected Cars

Last week, I mentioned that I’m writing a piece for Forbes on connected cars. I’m interested in talking with anyone you can put me in touch with regarding how the … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

BangShift.com – The Divnick UltruVan was the Prototype for 5th Wheel Trailer Haulers

Fifth wheel travel trailers are great, but hauling them with a 1970s-era pickup could be a grind. Modern trucks are filled with luxury amenities, but 1970s pickups were workhorses, not … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

BangShift.com – VIDEO: Chrysler New Yorker vs. Speak and Spell

In a brilliant investigative piece the likes of which we have not seen since Woodward and Bernstein, YouTuber Spats Bear has determined that the guy who was the voice behind … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

BangShift.com – Hacks of the Week from Reddit’s JustRolledInTheShop

Sometimes it’s DIY gone wrong, sometimes its a catastrophic failure at a shop full of trained mechanics. Either way, they’re hilariously awful, and that’s why we call them the Hacks … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

BangShift.com – VIDEO: The Most Chilling Crash Ever Caught on Film

You’ve probably never heard of Nigel Corner, but he’s a British driver mostly known now for racing vintage cars. In this absolutely amazing video from the old Speedvision — when … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

BoldRide.com – A Noob’s Guide to NASCAR

It’s that time when NASCAR kicks off in full force, with teams taking to Daytona this Sunday. If you’re reading this site, you’re probably into Formula 1, WRC and endurance … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

BoldRide.com – Auction Car of the Week: 1996 Impala SS

You see a good handful of Impala SS models from 1994 to 1996 on sale, but you hardly ever see them with this kind of mileage. It’s going to be … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment

BoldRide.com – Ukranian Revolution Uncovers Massive Car Collection

It was a tough weekend for Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Anti-government protestors essentially deposed the president, issuing a warrant for his arrest. And Ukrainians  got a close look at Yanukovych’s … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment