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A Carmaker’s $23 Billion Plan To Keep You Paying Long After You’ve Bought Your Car
If you look at headlines about Stellantis’ new money-making scheme, things seem pretty innocuous. “Stellantis Bets on Software,” says the Wall Street Journal. “Stellantis launches $23 billion software push,” says Automotive News. Software sounds good, right? Well, something else is at pla
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Buying And Selling Cars As A Woman Remains Awful
When 26-year-old Harley Gambetta tried to sell her Citroën C1 to We Buy Any Car, a UK-based car buying service, she was greeted with a salesman who texted her to offer a trade: He’d give her a better deal on her C1 in exchange for sexual favors. Welcome to life as a woman trying to buy or sell a
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What’s The Worst Car On Your Driving Bucket List?
We’ve all made bucket lists, right? The things we hope to do before calling it a life—outlandish activities like skydiving, sailing round the globe or visiting the best restaurant in the world.Read more...
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This Weird Luxury Submarine Is A Living Room Under The Sea
It has come to my attention that RVs, motorcycles, private jets and off-road vehicles aren’t the only things to have started selling like hotcakes since the start of pandemic. Apparently, rich people also can’t get enough personal submarines. Before you finish grappling with that factoid let me
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Police Kill 62-Year Old Bystander While Electing To Engage In A High Speed Chase
Local Houston, Texas news stations are reporting on the tragic death of a pedestrian at the hands of local police. And it all started off with a carjacking. Read more...
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Now The SEC Is Looking Into What Tesla Knew About The Fire Risk Of Its Solar Panels
Reports of fires related to Tesla-installed solar roofs from homeowners and multinational corporations are nothing new, but now the Security and Exchange Commission is stepping in. The department is reportedly investigating a complaint from whistleblower Steven Henkes, a former field quality manager
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A Mysterious Issue Is Causing Paint To Peel Off Of Airbus A350s
Qatar Airways has had a lengthy dispute with Airbus over paint quality problems that it says led to deterioration in composite areas of its Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline has grounded 20 of the planes and put half of its retired fleet of A380s back into the sky to fill the gaps. Now, a recent rep
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The Car Used In Tesla's Promo Video For Autopilot Hit A Barrier During Filming According To A New York Times Story
There’s an excellent story on The New York Times right now, a look inside Tesla’s development program for their semi-automated driver assist systems that the company confusingly (perhaps deceptively) calls Autopilot and Full Self-Driving. The article is full of interesting insights from sources
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Traffic Jams: Sidney Gish - 'Sin Triangle'
I don’t care what my Spotify says my “aura of the year” was — this is my song of 2021. Boston-based singer-songwriter Sidney Gish released her last album, No Dogs Allowed, in 2017. On it, there’s a song called “Sin Triangle.” I first heard it in October and it has remained ringing in t
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Watch A Tesla Model S Plaid's Brakes Catch Fire During Testing
The brakes on the Model S Plaid have come under fire recently for poor heat dissipation. Throttle House was one of the first to make the brakes a sticking point, but even Hagerty’s Randy Pobst (as told by Jason Cammisa on the Carmudgeon Show podcast) had little confidence in the heavy sedan’s ab
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At $10,999, Is This Low-Mileage 2001 Cadillac Eldorado ETC A Gold Standard?
If you look at today’s Nice Price or No Dice Eldorado and wonder why Cadillac doesn’t build cars like this anymore, you’re not in the majority. Let’s find out if this blast from the past has a price that today will make it a decent present.Read more...
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COTA Will Be Partially Repaved To Keep Racers Happy
The red, white, and blue circuit just outside Austin, Texas is one of the most interesting race tracks on any series calendar. It’s also constantly sinking and settling because of the typically clay-like soil of the local area. Just two winters ago a bunch of the circuit was ripped up, including t
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This Car Show Looks To The Future To Celebrate Electric Propulsion
The times they are a-changin’. There was a time not that long ago when emissions regulations were considered the downfall of automotive enthusiasm. After that fuel injection was considered the downfall of automotive enthusiasm. Now electrification is currently being demonized as the downfall of au
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These Are The Worst Cars To Ride In As A Passenger
We can’t all be chauffeured round in a Rolls Royce Phantom, surrounded by creature comforts. Sometimes, we’re stuck riding along in a hunk of junk instead.Read more...
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Jeep Adds 50% More Electric Range To Its 5,000 Pound Wrangler 4XE's Commute
Jeep, like every carmaker, is racing to create more economical vehicles to match stringent emissions rules around the world. Nowhere is this more important than in Europe, where lawmakers ruled that average CO2 emissions of new cars must be cut by 15% by 2025.Read more...
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A Honda Dealer Is Asking $49000 For An '01 Prelude--With An Automatic
We’ve been keeping an eye out for big markups and wild auction results, but nothing could prepare us for seeing what a North Carolina dealer wants for an ‘89 Honda Prelude, a 2005 Pontiac GTO, and a 2000 Dodge Ram 3500 HD. Read more...
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California's Small Engine Sales Ban Goes After RV Generators Too
A couple of months ago, California stunned landscapers and homeowners with proposed legislation to ban the sale of new small off-road engines. But the legislation doesn’t just impact lawncare as it also seeks to replace the generators used in RVs with battery power stations as well. RV owners, bu
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The Nissan Z GT500 Is The Super GT-Spec Z Of Your Dreams
Do you remember playing Forza or Gran Turismo as a kid? Back before you really knew the intricacies of tuning, when you would just slap all the highest-rated parts on a car and hope for the best? You’d end up with cars that had enormous wings, huge fender flares, and non-factory engines. If you we
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Let Me Introduce You To My Sick New 1996 Pontiac Firebird
This weekend, I ripped the sleeves off all my ratty band t-shirts, crushed a can of Bud Lite against my forehead, and thrashed my mullet to some classic Anthrax. I’m just kidding; I took delivery of my 1996 Pontiac Firebird. So, basically the same thing.Read more...
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The Motorsport World Owes Cheryl Linn Glass, The First Black Woman Of Racing, A Place In History
Cheryl Linn Glass’ name could have been one that defined a generation of racers but has instead faded from the annals of motorsport history, loaded down with the heavy burden of a life lost too early. The first Black woman to race sprint cars professionally in America, eyes set firmly on an Indian
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