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The Economics of Owning an Electric Car: Is It Really Cheaper To Own an EV?
The Economics of Owning an Electric Car: Is It Really Cheaper To Own an EV?

28 May 2022, 13:18 UTC / People consider electric vehicles as an economical alternative to ICE cars, but hidden costs might chip away at your savings

 
Bentley Bentayga EWB Might Have Arrived a Bit Late at the Ultra-Luxury SUV Party
Bentley Bentayga EWB Might Have Arrived a Bit Late at the Ultra-Luxury SUV Party

28 May 2022, 10:34 UTC / The 2023 Bentley Bentayga EWB Azure First Edition might sound like pure opulence on wheels from a distance, but it could also be just a futile attempt

 
We Need to Talk About Tesla's Doors and Their Hidden Manual Releases
We Need to Talk About Tesla's Doors and Their Hidden Manual Releases

27 May 2022, 12:05 UTC / A Model Y customer had to escape his burning EV by kicking the door glass. A family is suing Tesla for the death of someone who couldn’t do that.

 
Video Shows Battery Swapping Goes Beyond Saving Time: It's About Safety and Convenience
Video Shows Battery Swapping Goes Beyond Saving Time: It's About Safety and Convenience

26 May 2022, 13:07 UTC / Made by China UNCUT, the video interviewed three women that use these services and talked about their advantages, including safety and reliability.

 
Mitsubishi's Russian Lineup Outshines America's Even After Sanctions, Here's How
Mitsubishi's Russian Lineup Outshines America's Even After Sanctions, Here's How

25 May 2022, 08:20 UTC / As an American watching Russian YouTuber Dan Sheekoz walk in the front entrance of his local Mitsubishi dealership, you're taken aback by how different it looks

 
Cadillac's Lyriq EV Starts at Less Than Half the Price of Escalade-V, Does ICE Matter?
Cadillac's Lyriq EV Starts at Less Than Half the Price of Escalade-V, Does ICE Matter?

22 May 2022, 10:34 UTC / Cadillac recently graced us with a couple of brand-spanking-new models, but they could not be more different one from the other even if they are both SUVs

 
Electric Vehicles Are Dangerously Fast for the Average Driver
Electric Vehicles Are Dangerously Fast for the Average Driver

22 May 2022, 09:48 UTC / Most electric vehicles on sale today come with an insane level of power that makes them hard to control for the average driver

 
A Case Against Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket With Technology in Cars
A Case Against Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket With Technology in Cars

21 May 2022, 19:05 UTC / They say it is better safe than sorry, but how does that work with technology? Well, here are a few thoughts on the idea of digital car keys

 
2023 Nissan Z Opposes Affordable JDM Heritage to “Germapanese” GR Supra Mix
2023 Nissan Z Opposes Affordable JDM Heritage to “Germapanese” GR Supra Mix

21 May 2022, 10:34 UTC / With the incoming pricing details, Nissan also lifted the press embargo on the 2023 Z reviews and other interesting shenanigans like drags and drifts

 
Ford Thunderbird: What It Could and Shouldn’t Be
Ford Thunderbird: What It Could and Shouldn’t Be

21 May 2022, 10:00 UTC / The Thunderbird nameplate could be revived at Ford for the second time in two decades. Hopefully it will go nicer than last time

 
Moscow's Mayor Wants to Revive an Awful Old Soviet Automaker, Why?
Moscow's Mayor Wants to Revive an Awful Old Soviet Automaker, Why?

18 May 2022, 22:39 UTC / An auto brand whose name roughly translates to " a proud native of Moscow" or "Moscovite" coming back from the dead sounds like a dream for any Moscow Mayor

 
Hand-Built Home Sits on Top of a Car, Comes With Touching Story and Real Safety Issues
Hand-Built Home Sits on Top of a Car, Comes With Touching Story and Real Safety Issues

18 May 2022, 03:51 UTC / Unlike most improvised shacks, this one actually moves around. The builder and owner says police only pull him over to ask about it, not for citations

 
Affordable Green Hydrogen Is Closer to Reality Thanks to Solar Thermochemical Breakthrough
Affordable Green Hydrogen Is Closer to Reality Thanks to Solar Thermochemical Breakthrough

14 May 2022, 21:24 UTC / Green hydrogen is usually generated through water electrolysis, but a new thermochemical process will cut the costs thanks to concentrated solar power

 
Ford Seems To Understand Workhorse EVs Like a Pro, On Both Sides of the Atlantic
Ford Seems To Understand Workhorse EVs Like a Pro, On Both Sides of the Atlantic

14 May 2022, 10:34 UTC / With a starting price below $40k, the 2022 F-150 Lightning Pro is quite “cheap.” We do not know the quotation for the newly introduced E-Transit Custom, though

 
Manganese Could Be the Missing Link of Truly Affordable EV Batteries
Manganese Could Be the Missing Link of Truly Affordable EV Batteries

14 May 2022, 10:12 UTC / Manganese is the material that EV makers eye for building truly affordable batteries with better characteristics than current LFP cells

 
Tesla's Request For Panasonic to Speed Up 4680 Cells Reinforces Possible Issues With Them
Tesla's Request For Panasonic to Speed Up 4680 Cells Reinforces Possible Issues With Them

11 May 2022, 20:36 UTC / If Tesla managed to get all aspects right to make them on its own, why would it ask its old-time supplier to take care of that?

 
Autonomous Driving Ph.D. Shows Why Tesla FSD Is Not Safe
Autonomous Driving Ph.D. Shows Why Tesla FSD Is Not Safe

10 May 2022, 17:32 UTC / If you would not accept putting a cardiac pacemaker in your body, why would you be ok with allowing beta software to drive your car?

 
The U.S. Can’t Sell Seized Billionaires’ Superyachts (Yet), So They’re Floating Money Pits
The U.S. Can’t Sell Seized Billionaires’ Superyachts (Yet), So They’re Floating Money Pits

10 May 2022, 07:50 UTC / The difference between a floating palace and a floating money pit is in the lack of a legal framework and precedents for the sale of seized assets of this kind

 
If You Were Looking for a Sign to Go on a Track Day, This Is It!
If You Were Looking for a Sign to Go on a Track Day, This Is It!

8 May 2022, 20:55 UTC / Have you spent years waiting for a moment where things are perfectly in line to start racing? Well, that may not be the best idea. Consider starting now

 
It's Wrong To Ask for a Test-Driving Fee
It's Wrong To Ask for a Test-Driving Fee

8 May 2022, 20:07 UTC / Some employees, managers, and owners think going for an extra fee will help them with business costs. It won’t. It’ll even hurt the sales