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City Delivery Vans Are a Nuisance, Mercedes-Benz Now Has a Solution
City Delivery Vans Are a Nuisance, Mercedes-Benz Now Has a Solution

27 Oct 2021, 17:12 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / If you live in a big city, it doesn’t matter which, be it London, New York, Tokyo, or Bucharest, delivery vans are essentially accepted as necessary evils. Great beasts of burden on society that at best make your Amazon packages appear before...

 
The 2022 Toyota Sequoia Is Here With Options and New Trims Galore
The 2022 Toyota Sequoia Is Here With Options and New Trims Galore

27 Oct 2021, 14:49 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The full-size SUV market is so overly saturated with options that it’d even make car enthusiasts scratch their heads in confusion. With so many choices to pick from, one comfort we can all take solace in is that you could always default to To...

 
The New Bronco Launch Was an Epic Fail, This '03 Discovery Could Hold You Over for Now
The New Bronco Launch Was an Epic Fail, This '03 Discovery Could Hold You Over for Now

27 Oct 2021, 05:15 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Well, wouldn’t you know, the launch of the new Ford Bronco was an unmitigated disaster. As thousands of models sat unsold waiting for quality inspections for their dodgy roof arrangements and thousands more angrily wait for their delivery, th...

 
Genius Youtuber Turns '86 Box Chevy Into Badass Hot Rod That Could Steal Your Girlfriend
Genius Youtuber Turns '86 Box Chevy Into Badass Hot Rod That Could Steal Your Girlfriend

27 Oct 2021, 05:12 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / If there’s one thing we love more than anything about custom cars, it’s when someone has the passion and the skills to turn a car most people write off as ugly or un-cool and turn it into something oozing with machismo. To some, the 198...

 
Bentley Hires Largest Group of New Apprentices in Company History, Fancy Giving a Resume?
Bentley Hires Largest Group of New Apprentices in Company History, Fancy Giving a Resume?

27 Oct 2021, 05:07 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Landing a job with a world-renowned luxury vehicle manufacturer sounds like a pipe dream to most people. One would think anyone lucky enough to land a gig of that caliber would hold onto it until they physically couldn’t walk through the offi...

 
1973 Oldsmobile 88 Royal Makes Less Than Zero Sense in the Modern World, Still for Sale
1973 Oldsmobile 88 Royal Makes Less Than Zero Sense in the Modern World, Still for Sale

26 Oct 2021, 19:33 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The standards by which Americans define what constitutes a luxury car have changed quite a bit over the last half-century. Want living proof of that notion? Look no further than this 1973 Oldsmobile 88 Royale. A design so outdated even when it was ...

 
Lockheed-Martin Inks $14 Billion Deal to Produce F-16 Fighter Jets for Foreign Markets
Lockheed-Martin Inks $14 Billion Deal to Produce F-16 Fighter Jets for Foreign Markets

26 Oct 2021, 19:29 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The F-16 Fighting Falcon is one of the greatest American military success stories. Almost 50 years after its first flight back in 1974, the F-16 still attracts the attention of domestic and foreign militaries across the globe. On October 25th,2021,...

 
92 Dodge Ram Cummins Avoided Rusting into Oblivion, for Sale Via Doug DeMuro's Website
92 Dodge Ram Cummins Avoided Rusting into Oblivion, for Sale Via Doug DeMuro's Website

26 Oct 2021, 19:09 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / A short while ago, we showcased to you a Cummins Diesel swapped 1941 Dodge Powerwagon restomod that sold for a whopping quarter-million dollars. The mint condition 1992 Dodge Ram 5.8 Cummins we have for you today probably won’t fetch quite th...

 
Honda Reveals Civic Si Race Car Prototype, Shows it Attacking a Race Track
Honda Reveals Civic Si Race Car Prototype, Shows it Attacking a Race Track

26 Oct 2021, 16:53 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Honda V-Tec and the world of auto racing go hand in hand like bread and butter. Thanks to the team at Honda Performance Development (HPD), the latest Tenth generation Civic Si will be no exception. The team unveiled the latest Civic Si race car pro...

 
Toyota Cracks Top Ten on Fortune Magazine's Global 500 List
Toyota Cracks Top Ten on Fortune Magazine's Global 500 List

26 Oct 2021, 15:54 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The automotive success story of the current moment appears to be Tesla surpassing $1 trillion in market capitalization this week. But right on the heels of that story, largely underneath our noses, Toyota chalked up a financial win of their own. Do...

 
Worlds Most Congested, Scariest Auto Bridge Turns 90 Years Old This Month
Worlds Most Congested, Scariest Auto Bridge Turns 90 Years Old This Month

26 Oct 2021, 15:22 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / If there are three words that strike fear and anxiety into the hearts and minds of New York City motorists, it’s “George Washington Bridge” in that exact order. This month, the most expensive, congested, busiest, and – some ...

 
Dutch Pension Company Dumps €15bn in Gasoline/Oil Holdings, Admits EV Revolution Is Here
Dutch Pension Company Dumps €15bn in Gasoline/Oil Holdings, Admits EV Revolution Is Here

26 Oct 2021, 14:14 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / As it should not be a surprise to any of our viewers, the all-electric revolution has swept the auto industry like a storm and is here to stay. Many of the consequences of that are plain as day to see, but others aren’t nearly as much. It ...

 
GM Restarts Production Plant, Completes Trucks It Didn't Get to Finish
GM Restarts Production Plant, Completes Trucks It Didn't Get to Finish

26 Oct 2021, 13:28 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / There were smiles and goodwill all around for the men and women of GM yesterday as America’s largest auto manufacturer announced it would be reopening key production facilities laid to waste by the global microchip shortage. Starting November...

 
Tesla Smashes $1 Trillion in Market Cap, Says EV Revolution is Underway
Tesla Smashes $1 Trillion in Market Cap, Says EV Revolution is Underway

25 Oct 2021, 19:35 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / As should be news to absolutely no one in the industry, Elon Musk, and my association Tesla, are filthy stinking rich. On Monday, October 25th, 2021, Musk and his beloved company cemented their wealth in the history books by achieving what only the...

 
Zombified 1956 Cadillac Hearse Practically Begging to Be Reanimated
Zombified 1956 Cadillac Hearse Practically Begging to Be Reanimated

25 Oct 2021, 16:49 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / We’d all prefer to live forever if given a chance. But since you gotta go one of these days, there’s no vehicle that Americans prefer to take their last ride in than a Cadillac Hearse. Although the one we’ve found for sale via an ...

 
Startup Company Brings Relaxed Car Buying Experience to Philadelphia, Others to Follow
Startup Company Brings Relaxed Car Buying Experience to Philadelphia, Others to Follow

25 Oct 2021, 14:39 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The process of buying a car has historically been one full of stress, heartache, and misery. Some companies, like Carvana for example, have attempted to remedy this arduous process at least to a degree. But now, it looks like there’s a new ga...

 
President Biden, Congress Close to Infrastructure Deal To Save America's Crumbling Roads
President Biden, Congress Close to Infrastructure Deal To Save America's Crumbling Roads

25 Oct 2021, 13:53 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / President Joe Biden has reason to be hopeful this week as negotiations for his proposed infrastructure stimulus appear to be advancing in the right direction. After meeting with Democratic senators Chuck Schumer (New York) and Joe Manchin (West ...

 
Indian Vazirani Reveals New Ekonk, Worlds Lightest and Maybe Fastest EV
Indian Vazirani Reveals New Ekonk, Worlds Lightest and Maybe Fastest EV

25 Oct 2021, 13:18 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / It’s happiness and smiles all around for the Indian upstart automaker Vazirani today as it unveiled what it claims is the lightest and potentially the fastest electric vehicle ever made. Dubbed the Ekonk, this car is ready to show the Telsa M...

 
Toyota to Test Hydrogen Combustion Engine in Race Cars, Save Petrolheads From EV Menace
Toyota to Test Hydrogen Combustion Engine in Race Cars, Save Petrolheads From EV Menace

25 Oct 2021, 12:34 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / If you thought the environmentally sustainable revolution sweeping the auto industry was going to have a bland soundtrack, your salvation might be at hand thanks to Toyota, of all people. They recently announced they’re ready to test their hy...

 
Panasonic Teams With Tesla to Produce Next-Generation EV Batteries, Shows First Prototypes
Panasonic Teams With Tesla to Produce Next-Generation EV Batteries, Shows First Prototypes

25 Oct 2021, 11:31 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / One would assume Telsa would be more than satisfied with a range of EV batteries that are considered the gold standard in the industry. As it happens, Elon Musk is the type of person who never likes to rest on his laurels, as Tesla’s latest c...

 

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