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Benny Kirk

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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...

 
AC7 Modder Adds NPC Strategic Bombers to Playable List, Hilarity Ensues
AC7 Modder Adds NPC Strategic Bombers to Playable List, Hilarity Ensues

23 Oct 2021, 19:12 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The Ace Combat franchise has historically been exclusive to the console side of gaming. So when PC gamers got their hands on Ace Combat 7, the latest installment in the series, it was only a matter of time before they tried messing around with the ...

 
Even Tire Companies Can't Avoid the Microchip Menace
Even Tire Companies Can't Avoid the Microchip Menace

23 Oct 2021, 13:40 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The German multinational tire company Continental announced it would be lowering the forecast for their profit margins for 2021 at the hands of the global microchip shortage. For a product so devoid of anything digital, this didn’t exempt the...

 
Italy Courts Intel With Plans For New Microchip Plant, Could Give Aid to Auto Industry
Italy Courts Intel With Plans For New Microchip Plant, Could Give Aid to Auto Industry

23 Oct 2021, 13:24 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / If the global microchip could be solved by simply making more chip factories, one would assume we wouldn’t be in a shortage in the first place. Even so, more facilities can be nothing but an asset, and it looks like Italy is primed to attract...

 
South Korean Firm Reveals All Electric Basic Trainer For New Air Force Recruits
South Korean Firm Reveals All Electric Basic Trainer For New Air Force Recruits

23 Oct 2021, 13:15 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / You’d expect a fighter plane, even one meant for training, to sport an engine that roars in every direction for miles as it passes overhead. As Korean Aerospace Industries just proved (KAI, not Kia), times are changing just as much in the ai...

 
First Ever Autonomous Race to Take Place at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Today
First Ever Autonomous Race to Take Place at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Today

23 Oct 2021, 13:00 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / An auto race without any drivers may seem a bit pointless if you’re a die-hard fan. But if you’re a part of a team developing the most advanced autonomous vehicle technology the world’s ever seen, a race of that caliber must feel ...

 
BMW Challenges Tesla, Begins Production of Model 3 Rival i4 Sedan
BMW Challenges Tesla, Begins Production of Model 3 Rival i4 Sedan

23 Oct 2021, 12:07 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Tesla’s unparalleled dominance of the EV sector is getting shakier and shakier as each day passes. Why is that? Well, one look at the all-new i4 BMW’s just begun manufacturing should tell you all you need to know. Unlike Teslas, the i4 ...

 
Ninebot Mecha Kit Turns Your Segway Hoverboard Into Something Far Less Lame
Ninebot Mecha Kit Turns Your Segway Hoverboard Into Something Far Less Lame

22 Oct 2021, 16:49 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The last time most of us heard anything about the Segway company, it was likely after laughing under our breath as a group of tourists riding one of their personal hoverboards crossed a major intersection in their unfortunate choice of headwear, bo...

 
South Korea's First Homemade Rocket Launches Successfully, Fails to Reach Correct Orbit
South Korea's First Homemade Rocket Launches Successfully, Fails to Reach Correct Orbit

21 Oct 2021, 20:10 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / It may come as a surprise to some that a nation as tech-savvy as South Korea never developed its own in-house space rocket launch system. Well, better late than never, and the new Nuri rocket system’s first service launch impressed in some ar...

 
Gorgeous One Owner Mazda RX-7 Sells on Doug DeMuro's Auction Website
Gorgeous One Owner Mazda RX-7 Sells on Doug DeMuro's Auction Website

21 Oct 2021, 19:58 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Mazda’s rotary engine may have gone dodo quite some time ago. That won’t stop die-hard fans of the quirky little motors from lusting after every single vehicle they managed to find themselves inside. The cream of the crop for most peopl...

 
One of America's Scariest Roads Inks $80 Million Deal to Increase Capacity, Enhance Safety
One of America's Scariest Roads Inks $80 Million Deal to Increase Capacity, Enhance Safety

21 Oct 2021, 19:27 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Drivers unfortunate enough to have to commute on New York's Interstate 495, better known as the Long Island Expressway, are subjected to a daily torture regimen of reckless drivers, pot-hole cratered roadways, endless traffic jams, and h...

 
Mercedes-AMG to Reveal Next-Gen SL Roadster October 28th
Mercedes-AMG to Reveal Next-Gen SL Roadster October 28th

21 Oct 2021, 17:07 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / On Thursday, October 29th, 2021, at 10 a.m. EST, the next generation of one of the most beloved German sports cars will unveil its latest and greatest newest generation. After eight years of getting to know the previous sixth-generation SL, we&rsqu...

 
Replacement for MiG-31 Interceptor Enters Final Dev Phase, Could Fly at Edge of Space
Replacement for MiG-31 Interceptor Enters Final Dev Phase, Could Fly at Edge of Space

21 Oct 2021, 16:00 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / It’s not uncommon for modern military jets to have careers spanning three or even four decades. The Mach 3-capable MiG-31 we showed you some time ago is a classic case in point. But even these jets, as fast and capable as they are, need to be...

 
Mercedes-EQ Teams With Riot Games to Make Custom League of Legends World Championship Ring
Mercedes-EQ Teams With Riot Games to Make Custom League of Legends World Championship Ring

21 Oct 2021, 14:53 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / If you once thought the world of massive online battle arena games and cutting-edge German electric vehicle technology were two separate but equal spaces in the modern zeitgeist, you’d have been right up until today. Courtesy of Mercedes-EQ a...

 
Code Red for German Auto Industry, Sees Prices Jump to 50 Year Highs
Code Red for German Auto Industry, Sees Prices Jump to 50 Year Highs

20 Oct 2021, 19:05 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The nightmare scenario that plagues the current automotive industry shows no signs of stopping, and it appears that Germany is the next nation to bend the knee in defeat. A report by the British Express detailed how the average price for new vehicl...

 

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