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  • 2021 Ford GT announced with new graphics pack

    2021 Ford GT announced with new graphics pack

    The Ford GT received a power boost and an unpainted carbon fiber finish for 2020, among other updates, but things look to be a lot milder for the 2021 model year. Ford announced the 2021 GT on Saturday via a Twitter post that showed off a new graphics package with customizable colors that will be […] More

  • Scientists Say New Artificial Cartilage Could Be Used in Knees

    Scientists Say New Artificial Cartilage Could Be Used in Knees

    A team of scientists may have finally found a way to replace knee cartilage after injuries or the normal wear and tear of aging. Cartilage can’t be grown back, but a new material may be able to take its place. The key is a hydrogel that’s both strong and flexible enough to survive the abuse […] More

  • 2021 Ford Bronco Sport, 2021 Mazda 3 turbo, Audi flagship sedan: Car News Headlines

    2021 Ford Bronco Sport, 2021 Mazda 3 turbo, Audi flagship sedan: Car News Headlines

    Ford plans to use the Bronco name to represent a family of vehicles, similar to what it did with the Mustang name, i.e. by slapping it on a battery-electric crossover SUV and possibly more models in the future. The Bronco family will consist of rugged, off-road-ready vehicles, and one of them will be a small […] More

  • Over 15 years Americans save big with an EV, but costs vary widely

    Over 15 years Americans save big with an EV, but costs vary widely

    Americans can save a lot of money by switching to an electric car, but the amount of potential savings seen over the long run varies widely depending on many factors, a study released last month highlights. Car buyers can save between $3,000 and $10,500 on fuel costs alone over 15 years, according to the Department […] More

  • The 11th 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast Production Model Goes Up For Bid

    The 11th 1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast Production Model Goes Up For Bid

    With a long and grand tradition of building what can justifiably be referred to as supercoupes, in a style that is virtually unique to the famed Maranello automaker, the 1965 Ferrari 500 superfast was the brand’s crowning jewel, attracting a clientele of celebrities, royalty, and wealthy tycoons. Harnessing 395 bhp, 4,962 cc in a five-liter […] More

  • McLaren F1 GTR Longtail

    You Can Buy This Spectacular McLaren F1 GTR Longtail!

    Tom Hartley Jnr has managed to secure the sale of the only road-legal McLaren F1 GTR Longtail. It is one of ten cars and was used as the prototype/development car by McLaren. Tom Hartley Jnr hasn’t revealed the asking price for this F1 GTR Longtail. The price demanded by the McLaren F1 has gone through […] More

  • Bentley Gives its Continental GT Family a Makeover

    Bentley Gives its Continental GT Family a Makeover

    This summer, Bentley is giving its Continental GT family a brand new look with the help of “a greater choice of exterior paint colors [named Viridian, Patina, and Snow Quartz], a new style steering wheel and the ability to specify a panoramic glass roof on the V8-engined GT coupe in addition to the W12.” Customers […] More

  • American Motors M422A1 Mighty Mite Lightweight Jeep for Auction

    What is this, a Jeep for ants? No, it is not a three-quarter-scale Willys MB Jeep for parade or Shiner duty. This is an American Motors M422 Mighty Mite, a lightweight, air-transportable utility vehicle developed for the U.S. Marines. Like the firework that shares its name, the rig is little but packs a punch—and reading […] More

  • Using Sharing Tech to Reduce Fleet Budgets - Green Fleet

    Using Sharing Tech to Reduce Fleet Budgets – Green Fleet

    While dividing car payments by business and personal use isn’t new, sharing technology makes it easier to track payments and expand the pool of users. Photo via Pixabay/mohamed_hassan. The coronavirus pandemic is making organizations think twice — or creatively — about budget-stretching initiatives such as fleeting electric vehicles. “Corporate fleets may want to incorporate electric […] More

  • 2022 Porsche 911 RS?

    Porsche Possibly Testing A Type 992 911 Sport Classic

    Dutch YouTuber Automotive Mike captured a pretty special little Porsche 911 development car at the Nurburgring Nordschleife… Wearing the same camouflage as the Porsche Type 992 911 GT3 models being developed, this car does not seem to be as hardcore as those RS model. What it does have, however, is a gigantic ducktail. Rumors abound […] More

  • Survey: How COVID-19 has Impacted Fleet Operations - Operations

    Survey: How COVID-19 has Impacted Fleet Operations – Operations

    The survey found that 35% of fleets are extending the service life of passenger cars into the next model year. Graphic: Bobit Business Media Approximately one-third or more of fleets will extend the service life for their passenger cars and light-duty trucks, following the impact COVID-19 has had on their operations, according to Automotive Fleet’s […] More

  • Mercedes-Benz Redesigned GLA Pricing Starts at $36,230 – Vehicle Research

    Pricing for the redesigned Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV starts at $36,230, and is priced at $38,230 when powered by the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. Photo: Mercedes-Benz Pricing for the redesigned Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 SUV starts at $36,230, and is priced at $38,230 when powered by the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. The new GLA is also equipped […] More

  • Visit Napa Virtually Via the Robert Mondavi Winery ‘Summer Sundays’ Series

    Visit Napa Virtually Via the Robert Mondavi Winery ‘Summer Sundays’ Series

    Due to ongoing efforts to halt the spread of COVID-19 and protect its visitors and employees, Robert Mondavi Winery sadly will not host the annual Margrit Mondavi Summer Concert Series in 2020. Instead, the winery will host Summer Sundays, a bi-weekly virtual event on the winery’s social media channels hosted by popular Emmy Award-winning San […] More

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Buyers Guide

    Aston Martin Vanquish Buyers Guide

    0 This might send you reeling back, but did you know the Aston Martin V12 Vanquish is 19 years old this year? Crazy, right? However, for this buyer’s guide we are going to be talking about the second generation of the Vanquish which was produced from 2012-2018, with models rolling out in the […] More

  • The Prestigious Ford GT/109 Prototype Roadster is Worth At Least $10M

    The Prestigious Ford GT/109 Prototype Roadster is Worth At Least $10M

    ‘Exclusive’ does not even begin to describe this car. Scheduled to hit auction blocks in July, the only Ford GT Roadster to ever race at the Le Mans, is expected to fetch up to $10M. Going up for bid at the Mecum Auction’s upcoming Indy 2020 sale, this competition prototype roadster, is just one of […] More

  • The Tarform Luna Motorcycle is a Sustainable, Retro-Themed Electric Cafe Racer

    The Tarform Luna Motorcycle is a Sustainable, Retro-Themed Electric Cafe Racer

    Come to represent a range of values and ideas, motorcycles encompass an inspiring blend of technical innovation, art and design, alongside concepts of rebellion and identity. Transporting the average rider’s mind beyond the physical realm and into newfound clarity, the pride of each model’s meticulous craftsmanship coupled with the bliss of eventual ownership, is what […] More

  • This Campfire Fishing Rod Roasts Marshmallows for S’mores

    This Campfire Fishing Rod Roasts Marshmallows for S’mores

    There’s a fine art to roasting the perfect marshmallow to sandwich between graham crackers and chocolate. Ideally, you’d use a long stick over an outdoor fire pit to get that charred look and flavor. Now you can get a fishing rod from Firebuggz that was specifically designed to use over a campfire. The stainless steel […] More

  • Minnesota files a lawsuit against fossil-fuel companies

    Minnesota files a lawsuit against fossil-fuel companies

    The state of Minnesota filed a lawsuit yesterday against the American Petroleum Institute (API), Exxon Mobil Corp, and Koch Industries that stated the companies violated Minnesota laws barring consumer fraud, deceptive trade practices, and false advertising. Minnesota is the first state to name the API, the US’s main oil and gas lobby group, as a […] More

  • The Dumbest Antitrust Probe In Car History Was Even Dumber Than We Thought

    The Dumbest Antitrust Probe In Car History Was Even Dumber Than We Thought

    Photo: AP (AP) Last September, we got word that the Department of Justice had begun an investigation into Ford, Honda, Volkswagen, and BMW after the four said they had reached agreements with California over emissions regulations. Surely that all didn’t start because of tweets from President Trump, right? Oh wait, I’m being told otherwise. The […] More

  • Family minivan meets SUV style

    Family minivan meets SUV style

    The upcoming Kia Sedona minivan looks ready to tackle more than just a steep parking lot. The updated minivan broke cover this week in Korea, ahead of its anticipated debut in the U.S. next week. The Kia Carnival, as it’s known in other markets around the world, features a distinctly tougher look liberally borrowed from […] More

  • Looming COVID Surge on “Verge of Being Apocalyptic”

    Looming COVID Surge on “Verge of Being Apocalyptic”

    Unfortunate news for those hoping the coronavirus pandemic was fading away: models suggest that an “apocalyptic” resurgence could be coming in the near future. Multiple U.S. states, including Florida, Texas, and California, are currently experiencing record daily numbers of new COVID-19 cases, CNN reports. And they all still seem to be on the upswing. Dr. […] More

  • EGEB: UK govt committee — phase out ICE new cars by 2032

    EGEB: UK govt committee — phase out ICE new cars by 2032

    In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The UK’s Committee on Climate Change wants to phase out ICE cars eight years early. Minnesota files a lawsuit against fossil fuels for being deceptive about climate change. The US’ largest offshore wind farm, off Virginia, installs its first wind turbine. The Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A […] More

  • Damn, This Photo Shows How Huge SpaceX’s Starship Really Is

    Damn, This Photo Shows How Huge SpaceX’s Starship Really Is

    Absolute Units A new image shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Thursday shows two Starship prototype tanks being assembled “in the midbay.” Two Starship tanks in the midbay pic.twitter.com/QJ2V882WOC — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 25, 2020 At first, it may just look like a pair of your average hot water tanks — but if […] More

  • LEGO Storage | The Best Way to Store Your LEGO Collection

    LEGO Storage | The Best Way to Store Your LEGO Collection

    A well-organized LEGO collection makes you a more efficient builder. When you can easily access the exact LEGO piece you need without having to stop and search for it, you can more effortlessly translate your ideas into an awesome LEGO creation. There are optimal storage solutions for every LEGO collection, whether you’re bringing order to […] More

  • The Auto Industry Is Cautiously Optimistic

    The Auto Industry Is Cautiously Optimistic

    Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images) The Morning ShiftAll your daily car news in one convenient place. Isn’t your time more important? The auto industry thinks things … might be getting better soon, the Fiat Chrysler-Peugeot merger is moving along, and Tesla. All that and more in The Morning Shift for June 25, 2020. 1st Gear: […] More

  • Eagle builds a Jaguar Lightweight E-Type for the road

    Eagle builds a Jaguar Lightweight E-Type for the road

    In 1963, Jaguar built a series of lightweight, aluminum-bodied E-Types specially designed for competition. Known as the Lightweight E-Type, just 12 were originally built, with six more continuation examples being added to the tally in 2014. Expert E-Type restorer Eagle has now attempted its own version of the Lightweight E-Type, this time designed as a […] More

  • Tesla Autopilot confuses Burger King for stop signs, they turn into ad campaign

    Tesla Autopilot confuses Burger King for stop signs, they turn into ad campaign

    Burger King figured out that Tesla Autopilot’s new “Traffic Light and Stop Sign Control” feature can confuse Burger King signs for stop signs and they quickly turned it into an ad campaign. In April, Tesla started to push an Autopilot update with the ability to detect and stop the vehicles at traffic lights and stop […] More

  • McLaren 765LT

    McLaren Files a Lawsuit Against Some of its Creditors | News

    Things are Getting Interesting McLaren is currently struggling to cope financially due in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts on the economy that have come with it. The company is seeking some financing to stay afloat, but past creditors have come out and said that the company can’t use its headquarters and […] More

  • NASA Calls For Space Toilet That Can Handle “500g of Diarrhea”

    NASA Calls For Space Toilet That Can Handle “500g of Diarrhea”

    Imagine that you’re crammed inside a claustrophobic spacecraft, in zero gravity, hurtling at tens of thousands of miles per hour — and you have to poop. Designing a toilet that works in space has posed a serious challenge for NASA since the early days of space travel. Now, the space agency is calling for your […] More

  • Watch the 2021 Ford F-150 reveal live, here

    Watch the 2021 Ford F-150 reveal live, here

    The best-selling, and arguably most important, vehicle in America is new, again. The 2021 Ford F-150 will make its online debut 8 p.m. Thursday via YouTube. What do we expect to see? The new F-150 may be a heavy refresh of the current model. Expecting a dramatic departure for the long-running pickup? Mabye take a […] More

  • Eagle Lightweight GT

    Eagle Reveals the Lightweight GT E-Type | News

    A Modern Interpretation of the Original Lightweights The Jaguar E-Type is one of those cars that’s pretty much universally loved by car enthusiasts. Often called the most beautiful car ever created, the E-Type holds a special place in people’s hearts and that’s why when the company Eagle—a Jaguar E-Type restoration company—revealed its new Lightweight GT, […] More

  • It’s kind of amazing how popular this type of VW Type 2-ish truck design was in the 1960s and 1970s, and how it’s hardly seen today, at least in the US. It’s such a good design! This Fiat 238 is a lot like the VW one, down to the under-bed locker and three fold-down sides. Here you sit on the engine, though, which does have some packaging advantages. Man, I like this design. Too bad we’re all so adverse to front-end collisions. 

    It’s kind of amazing how popular this type of VW Type 2-ish truck design was in the 1960s and 1970s, and how it’s hardly seen today, at least in the US. It’s such a good design! This Fiat 238 is a lot like the VW one, down to the under-bed locker and three fold-down sides. Here you sit on the engine, though, which does have some packaging advantages. Man, I like this design. Too bad we’re all so adverse to front-end collisions. 

    It’s kind of amazing how popular this type of VW Type 2-ish truck design was in the 1960s and 1970s, and how it’s hardly seen today, at least in the US. It’s such a good design! This Fiat 238 is a lot like the VW one, down to the under-bed locker and three fold-down sides. […] More

  • World's Smallest Motor | Motor Made from Just 16 Atoms

    World’s Smallest Motor | Motor Made from Just 16 Atoms

    Alexander Merkel / EyeEmGetty Images An extremely tiny motor has just 16 atoms and shows groundbreaking “directional” motion. This tiny motor absolutely blows away previous tiny motors that were a comparatively gigantic 40 nanometers. The motor moves from thermal or electrical energy and is often predictably unidirectional. Scientists have unveiled a functional motor made with […] More

  • Tesla scores lowest in 2020 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

    Tesla scores lowest in 2020 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

    For many car buyers, something that’s well-built and reliable can be more desirable than how fast something goes or how many bells and whistles it comes with. And one of the simplest means of determining these attributes across a wide variety of brands is checking the annual studies conducted by J.D. Power, particularly those that […] More

  • Why Electronic Throttle Bodies Are Ruining Modern Manual Shifts

    Why Electronic Throttle Bodies Are Ruining Modern Manual Shifts

    In a lot of ways, electronic throttle bodies are very good. One perhaps unexpected benefit of ditching a traditional cable-operated setup is a potentially more linear torque curve since response can be tuned however the engineer desires. As Engineering Explained, erm, explains, electronic units are also better for efficiency, but there is a side effect […] More

  • 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR spy shots and video

    2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR spy shots and video

    Jaguar is working on a mid-cycle update for its F-Pace and the latest prototype to be spotted is for the menacing SVR variant. You’ll want to turn the volume up on the spy video because the sound of the car’s supercharged V-8 is intoxicating. The current F-Pace SVR generates a stout 550 horsepower and 502 […] More

  • Watch Tesla Autopilot drive through green light 'knowingly' for the first time

    Watch Tesla Autopilot drive through green light ‘knowingly’ for the first time

    Tesla Autopilot is now knowingly able to drive through green lights and some owners are starting to test it out. I emphasize ‘knowingly’ because technically Autopilot has always been able to drive through intersections, but it didn’t really know what it was doing. It was either trying to stay within a lane or to follow […] More

  • One Week With the 2020 Cadillac XT5: Improved, But Is it Enough?

    One Week With the 2020 Cadillac XT5: Improved, But Is it Enough?

    Despite being on the market for more than four years, the Cadillac XT5 continues to be a popular model for the brand. The XT5 was actually the best-selling Cadillac last year, and the luxury brand gave it a midcycle upgrade to keep it at the top of its list. The 2020 Cadillac XT5 adds a […] More

  • This Electric Guitar Beat the Pontiac Firebird to Market

    Rock n’ roll and the automobile are inextricably linked, but few realize just how closely the electric guitar and the car are interconnected, too. Southern California’s Fender tapped into the region’s burgeoning car culture in the late 1950s, offering car colors from GM and Ford on its  revolutionary new Stratocaster. Gibson, its then-Michigan-based rival, took […] More

  • Going Electric: Making the Switch to EVs - Telematics

    Going Electric: Making the Switch to EVs – Telematics

    Access Now Some of the common questions fleet managers will face on their electric vehicle (EV) journey are: Do all fleet vehicles need to be fully electric? If not, which vehicles in the fleet are the right candidates for switching? Is switching to EVs going to be viable both operationally and financially? Can EVs even […] More

  • Undisguised Next-Gen Audi S3 Saloon And Hatch Spotted

    Undisguised Next-Gen Audi S3 Saloon And Hatch Spotted

    Prototypes for both variants of the S3 have been spotted undergoing testing on and around the Nurburgring The VW Golf R’s posher cousin is on its way. The full S3 reveal won’t be happening until later this year, but we already know what it’ll look like – Audi hasn’t bothered adding any camouflage to these […] More

  • 2021 Volkswagen Arteon R arrives with 316-horsepower turbo-4

    2021 Volkswagen Arteon R arrives with 316-horsepower turbo-4

    Volkswagen this week unveiled an updated version of its Arteon, but the hottest model in the range, the new Arteon R, won’t make it to the United States. The fast mid-sizer is being offered elsewhere in both fastback sedan and wagon body styles, the latter referred to as a Shooting Brake by VW. In case […] More

  • Here's A Bunch Of My Old Car-Related Rejected Onion News Network Ideas

    Here’s A Bunch Of My Old Car-Related Rejected Onion News Network Ideas

    I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this, but years ago I used to be an idea writer for the Onion’s old video branch, the Onion News Network (ONN). For years I cranked out about 25 ideas a week, and, while sometimes they made it to full production, the vast majority of those ideas were rejected. […] More

  • Tackling 3 Projects at Once On Roadkill Garage

    David Freiburger and Steve Dulcich have a similar problem to most car enthusiasts: not enough time to work on their project cars. But where the average weekend warrior’s time is consumed by work, family, and chores, the Roadkill Garage crew just has too many project cars! That’s why they’re going to tackle three at once […] More

  • Harley-Davidson Cuts Ties With Dealer Over Racist Post

    Harley-Davidson Cuts Ties With Dealer Over Racist Post

    Harley-DavidsonPhoto: Getty Images (Getty Images) Harley-Davidson said this week it was done with a dealer in Tennessee over a racist social media post. In a now-familiar ritual, the dealer has denied writing the post, saying it got hacked. The dealer also owns a Honda store, and Honda said it was investigating. Harley decided this week […] More

  • World’s first high-power wireless charging for taxis uses Jaguar I-Pace, in Oslo

    World’s first high-power wireless charging for taxis uses Jaguar I-Pace, in Oslo

    In the fleet world, “keep it moving” is the catchphrase and utilization is the buzzword that matters.  If an electric vehicle is in the sidelines charging overnight or for a significant portion of the day, it’s poorly utilized and doesn’t pencil out well in businesses like taxi companies that revolve around making the most of […] More

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