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Elena Gorgan

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“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” - Henry Ford

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Elena has been writing for a living since 2006 and, as a journalist, she has put her double major in English and Spanish to good use.

She has covered automotive and mobility topics like cars and bicycles, ranging from the regular and all the way to celebrity culture, film, and music.

More than anything, Elena loves to tell stories about unusual or very special projects, but you can also count on her if you’re looking for the perfect e-bike.

Her work has been published on Softpedia News, InOut Star and, since 2018, autoevolution.
C-1 Is An Auto-Balance EV That's Half-Motorcycle, Half-Car, and All-Awesome
C-1 Is An Auto-Balance EV That's Half-Motorcycle, Half-Car, and All-Awesome

17 Jun 2024, 11:59 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / It's not so much that certain designers and many startups hate automobiles, but rather that they've openly declared war on them out of a reasoning that cars have outgrown their utility and overstayed their welcome. Danny Kim, the brains b...

 
Remembering the PBY Catalina Landseaire, the Flying Yacht Slash Camper That Knew No Limits
Remembering the PBY Catalina Landseaire, the Flying Yacht Slash Camper That Knew No Limits

17 Jun 2024, 08:19 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The optimism of the post-WWII era remains unparalleled, and justifiably so. One dark, painful episode had just wrapped, and humanity was itching to embark on new adventures, to live life to its fullest – whether in a literal sense or just by ...

 
'Lambo Guy' Adrian Portelli Trades His Lamborghinis for a Modest Audi, but There's a Catch
'Lambo Guy' Adrian Portelli Trades His Lamborghinis for a Modest Audi, but There's a Catch

16 Jun 2024, 11:45 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Once you've reached a certain stage in life where you can look back and honestly pat yourself on the back for how well you've done for yourself, there's no sense in going back. So why is multi-millionaire "Lambo Guy" doing ...

 
Gordon Ramsay Nearly Died in Bad Bike Crash, Warns Cyclists to 'Wear a Helmet'
Gordon Ramsay Nearly Died in Bad Bike Crash, Warns Cyclists to 'Wear a Helmet'

16 Jun 2024, 10:33 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / What's black and blue and has the world's dirtiest mouth? The answer to that riddle today is British chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay, in the aftermath of a very bad bike crash. Gordon Ramsay is arguably one of the most co...

 
The Cailly Camper Kit Instantly Turns a Work Van Into a Full Mobile Home
The Cailly Camper Kit Instantly Turns a Work Van Into a Full Mobile Home

16 Jun 2024, 09:43 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Vanlife is not an all-in-one-kind of experience, nor is it exclusive of those who don't have the inclination or the means to give everything else up, pack up, and head out into the unknown. Solutions like the Cailly Camper address specifically...

 
At 25.5 FT, Starbike Is the World's Tallest Bicycle and Requires a Safety Harness to Ride
At 25.5 FT, Starbike Is the World's Tallest Bicycle and Requires a Safety Harness to Ride

16 Jun 2024, 03:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Almost confirming that the best and most spectacular ideas come when you're out drinking with friends, a couple of pals from France just broke the Guinness record for the tallest rideable bicycle in the world. It's so tall that it require...

 
The vabsRider Is a Dynamic Bike Saddle That Moves With You as You Pedal
The vabsRider Is a Dynamic Bike Saddle That Moves With You as You Pedal

16 Jun 2024, 01:30 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Cycling to and from work or school, for leisure, for health, or to run errands is a great way to have some fun while you're also doing other stuff you might have to rely on public transport or a daily driver to do. But the fun stops when your ...

 
One Year After the Titan's Implosion, James Cameron Speaks the Hard Truth: "We All Knew"
One Year After the Titan's Implosion, James Cameron Speaks the Hard Truth: "We All Knew"

15 Jun 2024, 06:50 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / "You're remembered for the rules you break," OceanGate Expeditions CEO Stockton Rush once said in an interview, as he demonstrated the way in which you could maneuver his submersible, the Titan, with an adapted videogame controller a...

 
Ridden: Tenways CGO800S – The Elegant, Smart and Super-Comfortable City e-Bike
Ridden: Tenways CGO800S – The Elegant, Smart and Super-Comfortable City e-Bike

15 Jun 2024, 01:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Living in the proverbial "concrete jungle" of the city doesn't have to be more complicated than it already is – at least where personal mobility is concerned. For those who don't want or can't drive a car on a daily b...

 
The Beatle Is a Tiny With Quirky Personality and a Captivating Story
The Beatle Is a Tiny With Quirky Personality and a Captivating Story

15 Jun 2024, 00:30 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / We still live in a world in which "have it all" remains a goal, if not an impossible dream, but at least as far as tiny houses are concerned, we're inching closer to it. This whimsical tiny house is a solid example in this sense. ...

 
This 30-Foot Custom Tiny House Lives Like a Proper Mansion on Wheels
This 30-Foot Custom Tiny House Lives Like a Proper Mansion on Wheels

14 Jun 2024, 09:45 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Just because you're downsizing doesn't have to mean skimping on comfort or, in this particular case, on luxury finishes and features. With enough money in your wallet or great financing, downsizing can be as outrageous as you want. Ti...

 
Drake Adds $200K Apocalypse Super Truck to His Fleet, to Go With His New $15M Ranch
Drake Adds $200K Apocalypse Super Truck to His Fleet, to Go With His New $15M Ranch

14 Jun 2024, 08:40 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The Tesla Cybertruck might have been presented at one point as the electric truck that could survive the apocalypse, but, in reality, it probably can't hold a candle to any of the machines rolling out of Florida-based Apocalypse Manufacturing....

 
2024 Little Guy Micro Max Trailer Drops the Floor for Standing Height, Residential Comfort
2024 Little Guy Micro Max Trailer Drops the Floor for Standing Height, Residential Comfort

14 Jun 2024, 07:33 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Any type of extended travel will always involve a degree of compromising, which will vary according to the size and the price of the vehicle you'll be traveling in. It's not wise to dream of hitting the road with all the creature comforts...

 
Titan Mastermind Dreamed of Underwater Billionaire Bunkers but Built the Sub on the Cheap
Titan Mastermind Dreamed of Underwater Billionaire Bunkers but Built the Sub on the Cheap

13 Jun 2024, 11:59 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / There's much to be said about the merits of a daredevil, grab-the-bull-by-the-horns-and-life-by-the-cojones attitude. But when such an attitude comes at the expense of standard safety regulations and proper testing, it can only end in disaster...

 
This 26-Foot Tiny House Is Wrapped in Glass, So It Lives Much Bigger Than Its Footprint
This 26-Foot Tiny House Is Wrapped in Glass, So It Lives Much Bigger Than Its Footprint

13 Jun 2024, 08:46 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The devil might be hiding in the details but those same details hide the makings of a great thing, as opposed to just a nice one. When that thing is something as compact but pricey mobile home like a tiny house, every bit can make a difference. ...

 
World's Fastest Motorized Wheelbarrow Is Stupid Fun and Can Hit 53 MPH
World's Fastest Motorized Wheelbarrow Is Stupid Fun and Can Hit 53 MPH

12 Jun 2024, 05:50 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Some things are insanely fun, and many more are just plain stupid. And then there are some things, not as many, that are both in equal measure – like the fastest motorized wheelbarrow in the world. To paraphrase one media outlet, if you wa...

 
Bill Gates Is Selling His Shadow Superyacht 'Wayfinder,' Following $600M Megayacht Listing
Bill Gates Is Selling His Shadow Superyacht 'Wayfinder,' Following $600M Megayacht Listing

11 Jun 2024, 10:04 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / There's a saying in showbiz that applies across all other industries, but only if you know which sources are reliable: there's never smoke without a fire. Two months after reports that billionaire Bill Gates was about to sell his personal...

 
The Chipper Tiny Proposes a Compact but Stylish Approach to Living in a Mobile Home
The Chipper Tiny Proposes a Compact but Stylish Approach to Living in a Mobile Home

11 Jun 2024, 06:26 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Chipper is what chipper does, and this tiny house certainly lives up to the name. This is the latest, most affordable and most compact – and definitely the most cheerful – tiny house from Australia-based builder Häuslein Tiny House. ...

 
Feadship Launches Solar-Powered Project 713: The First Superyacht of Its Kind
Feadship Launches Solar-Powered Project 713: The First Superyacht of Its Kind

10 Jun 2024, 11:34 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / If breaking records was a goal in itself, Dutch luxury shipyard Feadship would have long reached it. Over and over again – and once more last weekend, with the launch of Project 713. Feadship is a name that hardly needs an introduction, ev...

 
Billionaire's Superyacht Runs Aground Again: An Irony of Titanic-Sized Proportions
Billionaire's Superyacht Runs Aground Again: An Irony of Titanic-Sized Proportions

10 Jun 2024, 05:25 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / If you believe in coincidences, this is perhaps one of the strangest and least fortunate: MY Australia, owned by Australian billionaire Clive Palmer, ran aground off the coast of Australia, and it's the second time it's happened in just 8...

 

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