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Benny Kirk

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Scientists Predict Incoming Nickel Shortage, Could See EV Production Grind to a Halt
Scientists Predict Incoming Nickel Shortage, Could See EV Production Grind to a Halt

The all-electric revolution is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean the path forward will be all smooth sailing. The latest reports by Rystad energy foresee a profound shortage of nickel could be imminent as soon as a few years from now. Ni...

 
U.S. Army Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Competition to Start Next Year
U.S. Army Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Competition to Start Next Year

The old-fashioned American HUMVEE is so 1997, and it appears the U.S. Army feels the same way. The competition to determine the next generation of Joint Light Tactical Vehicle will begin in earnest early next year. It’s going to take a vehicl...

 
Wireless Apple CarPlay Free for Infiniti Customers on 2021 and Newer Models
Wireless Apple CarPlay Free for Infiniti Customers on 2021 and Newer Models

Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti announced this morning that 2020 and newer models are eligible for a no-strings-attached upgrade to wireless Apple Car Play. The technology will allow for seamless connectivity without wires that will keep t...

 
Canada's Car Industry The Next Domino to Fall to the Chip Shortage
Canada's Car Industry The Next Domino to Fall to the Chip Shortage

It appears that Canada is the latest in a long line of auto-producing nations to feel the profound effects of the latest global microchip shortage. The country, which provides manufacturing facilities for brands worldwide, is often lauded as having...

 
One Of 500 Toyota Soarer Hardtop Convertible for Sale on Doug DeMuro's Auction Website
One Of 500 Toyota Soarer Hardtop Convertible for Sale on Doug DeMuro's Auction Website

A short time ago, we showed you an imported mid-90s Z30 Toyota Soarer 1JZ. That was a great car, no arguments there. But that was a car more known for its gem of an engine than it was for the vehicle itself. The predecessor to that Z30, the Z20...

 
Doug DeMuro's Least Favorite Cheap Car is Exploding in Value, Here's Why
Doug DeMuro's Least Favorite Cheap Car is Exploding in Value, Here's Why

No, we’re not pulling your leg or playing some cruel, sick prank here. The lowly little pre-facelifted Mitsubishi Mirage, the car most known as Doug DeMuro’s personal punching bag, is now seeing an unexpected surge in value as people be...

 
This Used Diesel Jag Has a Better Range Than a Prius, Is Also Infinitely Classier
This Used Diesel Jag Has a Better Range Than a Prius, Is Also Infinitely Classier

So you want to join the eco-friendly craze, do you? But what if driving around in a cutesie little EV or some smug hybrid is not on your list of things to do? What if you just want to drive a full-sized sedan that doesn’t deplete a fraction o...

 
There'd Be No Ferrari Portofino Without This 1952 Lancia Aurelia.
There'd Be No Ferrari Portofino Without This 1952 Lancia Aurelia.

Believe it or not, It took almost six decades after the invention of the automobile before automakers realized it was a good idea to install a V6 engine in the goldilocks zone between a four-cylinder and an eight-cylinder road car. One brand or ano...

 
Dale Earnhardt Won the Talladega 500 the Day Ayrton Senna Died, Killed Too Six Years Later
Dale Earnhardt Won the Talladega 500 the Day Ayrton Senna Died, Killed Too Six Years Later

Life sometimes has a way of making the most bizarre coincidences happen at the most unexpected of times. That’s no different in the world of motorsport. But the events that took place in the racing world on the first of May 1994 were as omino...

 
This Ex-U.S. Navy Jet Hydrofoil Flew Across the Water, Now It Rots in an Oregon Mudflat
This Ex-U.S. Navy Jet Hydrofoil Flew Across the Water, Now It Rots in an Oregon Mudflat

As connoisseurs of exciting and quirky land, air, and sea vehicles, we like to think that at least one of each of the most important planes, trains, boats, and cars are well preserved and well celebrated. This fanciful view is reduced to atoms in a...

 
MiG-31: Russia's Favorite Mach Three Jet Interceptor Celebrates Four Decades of Service
MiG-31: Russia's Favorite Mach Three Jet Interceptor Celebrates Four Decades of Service

The American B-52 bomber and A-10 attack plane tend to be the most used examples of warplanes that defy aging, with careers lasting five or six decades. Keep in mind, though, the Warthog and the Stratofortress never had to fly at nearly three times...

 
Crazed Road Rager Attacks Model X Driver With His Old Mitsubishi, Teslacam Catches it All
Crazed Road Rager Attacks Model X Driver With His Old Mitsubishi, Teslacam Catches it All

A display of road rage in Auckland, New Zealand, ended up with a crash and with the attacker being handcuffed by the police right on the highway.  This time, when it happened, we got a front-row ticket courtesy of Tesla’s road monito...

 
Lexus Unveils the 2022 ES Luxury Saloon for the UK Market
Lexus Unveils the 2022 ES Luxury Saloon for the UK Market

A Lexus luxury four-door historically reserved for Japan and the United States has finally made landfall in the United Kingdom as the revised 2022 model made its official UK debut. The first UK generation of Lexus ES arrives with the latest technol...

 
Russians Deep Clean Moldy Soviet Car From Every Conceivable Angle, Results Will Shock You
Russians Deep Clean Moldy Soviet Car From Every Conceivable Angle, Results Will Shock You

As all of us should know by now, you should never, ever doubt a group of Russians with way too much time on their hands. Garage 54, one of the Internet's favorite Russian auto channels, is world-renowned for using their engineering whit and to...

 
You Could Buy This Vintage Turboprop Swapped Float Plane Instead of a Private Yacht
You Could Buy This Vintage Turboprop Swapped Float Plane Instead of a Private Yacht

A few weeks ago, we showcased a company that beautifully restores vintage DC-3 airliners and converts them into turboprop aircraft that are easily ready for another 100 years of service. The 1939 Grumman Goose we’ve found for you today is fro...

 
Low Mileage Lamborghini Islero Is Worth $100k More Than a Brand New Huracan
Low Mileage Lamborghini Islero Is Worth $100k More Than a Brand New Huracan

Sticking to a small range of vehicles, usually no more than two or three at a time, has made it so most modern Lamborghinis are well recognized and well celebrated. Things weren’t so cut and dry in the early days of the iconic Italian sports ...

 
Lockheed-Martin Delivers Bonkers High Energy Laser for Testing on the AC-130J
Lockheed-Martin Delivers Bonkers High Energy Laser for Testing on the AC-130J

The AC-130 aerial gunship is already one of the most recognizable modern planes ever to take to the skies in battle. The only thing that could possibly upgrade its cool factor any further would be literally fitting it with laser beams. As it happen...

 
Citroen Ami Adds Customizable Graphics to Show the Wild Side of the Adorable Car
Citroen Ami Adds Customizable Graphics to Show the Wild Side of the Adorable Car

The Citroen Ami represents the fun and quirky side of the French auto industry. Toeing the line between a barely legal microcar and a glorified children’s toy will tend to do that. Now, though, even more customizations are in the works for Am...

 
Twin "Used" 2021 Ram TRXs for Sale on Doug DeMuro's Website, Both Under 15 Miles Clocked
Twin "Used" 2021 Ram TRXs for Sale on Doug DeMuro's Website, Both Under 15 Miles Clocked

Doug DeMuro’s done a pretty great job of silencing critics who told him his enthusiast car auction website would never get off the ground. Some exceptional and truly unique vehicles have rolled off the digital auction block at carsandbids.com...

 
California Bay Area Could Pay Residents Over $9K to Switch to EV
California Bay Area Could Pay Residents Over $9K to Switch to EV

Several US states and the entire European Union have already pledged to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars by the mid-2030s at the latest. Other incentives have been laid out to persuade folks to ditch their dirty old combustion engine for a...

 

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