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Changes To Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policies

Changes To Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policies

As if you haven’t heard enough of this by now, we too have updated our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use information. While we’ll admit we made changes because the world was asking, we did appreciate the nudge toward establishing best practices in the way we obtain all of visitor data. So with that said, we are so glad you’re even here.We’re grateful that you take the time to visit our site(s) and buy parts from us. Without you, we…

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The Teslonda

The Teslonda

Introducing… the Teslonda! What is the Teslonda? Teslonda = Tesla + Honda Check out this video to be amazed. The Teslonda can go from 0-60 mph in 2.45 seconds. That’s somehow quicker than even the Bugatti Veyron and the Lamborghini Huracán. Jim Belosic is just a car lover that owns a software company. Because he loves to work on old cars, he thought it would be a fun experiment to mash together an old Honda with the guts of a…

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$54 per Month for a BMW?

$54 per Month for a BMW?

What if you were scanning the newspaper (did I lose you yet?), and found an advertisement stating that you could lease a BMW for $54 per month? Don’t you think news like that would spread like wildfire? After all, even just typing that out makes me feel icky – like I’m telling some sort of “bait-and-hook” lie. Maybe you would think it was an evil prank. I probably would. But lo and behold… there it was. It was a two-year…

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Britain is Banning Gas Cars (Too)

Britain is Banning Gas Cars (Too)

Perhaps we missed the news when it was released, but not too long ago, Britain said that they would banish all new sales of gas cars by the year 2040. When we heard this again recently, we thought it was a worthwhile topic to unravel. What is the Future of Gas Vehicles? Britain’s plans match a similar pledge made by France and other European nations beginning to follow suit. This push is a major part of the plan to curb…

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Volvo Makes a Few Exciting Announcements

Volvo Makes a Few Exciting Announcements

It looks like Volvo is stepping up its technology game. Starting in the Nordic region first, Volvo vehicles are now able to share traffic information through Volvo’s new “Connected Cloud.” How does the Connected Cloud work? Well, let’s assume car #1 runs into a road hazard. Car #1 will then upload that information to the Volvo Connected Cloud in real-time where it will broadcast the information to all Volvo vehicles. Then, a warning will be sent to Car #2 so…

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Ferrari is Testing Electric Vehicles

Ferrari is Testing Electric Vehicles

About two years ago, Sergio Marchionne fortuitously predicted a Ferrari that will run without the lion-like growl of its 12-cylinder engines. As of this week, his proclamation looks to be turning into reality. Marchionne, whom is Ferrari’s Chief Executive Officer, says they have been stealth in their testing of a gasoline/electric hybrid car “you could run silently.” A video posted on YouTube shows this mysterious car accelerating at the Ferrari track. The most important observation being that it seemingly makes…

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The New 2019 Ford Focus

The New 2019 Ford Focus

Earlier this week, Ford unveiled the next generation of its Ford Focus vehicle. The vehicle is slated to hit the streets sometime in 2019. According to the release notes, the vehicle will feature the CoPilot 360 system that was recently announced. What is the CoPilot 360 System? This new technology is a major technological progression for Ford. The suite of driver assisting applications include automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, and lane assist. Sounds pretty standard, right? Well, it’s all semi-autonomous,…

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Honda Partners With Xcelerator

Honda Partners With Xcelerator

Honda Motor Co., traditionally one of Japan’s most independent automakers, is looking for continued transformation through an increase in technology. It’s launched a partnership and associated campaign that they’re calling “open innovation.” This news comes a few years after Honda’s partnership with the startup, Drivemode. Drivemode has since expanded the company’s technological capabilities, and presumably, opened their eyes to what’s possible in tech. The newly announced plan is to not only harness expertise in new fields such as connectivity, robotics…

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Nissan Looks To Sell Over a Million Electric Vehicles

Nissan Looks To Sell Over a Million Electric Vehicles

Nissan has proclaimed that it’s going all in on its future. And that future is layered with all kinds of electric vehicles. More specifically, Nissan is hoping to move at least one million electric cars annually by their fiscal year of 2022. So that doesn’t just mean total from now to then. They’re trying to ramp up their runway now so that they can reach that figure a few years down the road. In order to accomplish this, Nissan plans…

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Renault to Merge with Nissan

Renault to Merge with Nissan

Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. have been in merger discussions recently. Both parties are seeking to solidify their two-decade-old alliance under a single entity as an unprecedented shift toward electric and shared cars continues to transform the auto industry. Renault currently owns 43 percent of Nissan, and Nissan owns a 15 percent stake in its French counterpart. Carlos Ghosn, the chairman of both companies, is driving the negotiations and would run the combined company. The newly created entity would…

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