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What is the Pininfarina?

What is the Pininfarina?

It’s not a rational or responsible desire to dream of expensive looking sports cars. But still, the 20th century image of a curvaceous four-wheeled form continues to foster a culture of envy. The high price tag attached to these cars that made them a symbol of aspiration, greed, and everything in between, has endured, as the performance numbers and prices on supercar reach astronomical seven-figure levels. What has been lacking in the rare European supercar category are cars powered by…

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Tesla 3 Refund Data

Tesla 3 Refund Data

It was recently reported that nearly 25% of all reservations for the Tesla Model 3 have been refunded. Apparently, Tesla has been paying out refunds faster than new Model 3 deposits have been coming in. This does not bode well for the future cash flow of the company. Two years ago Tesla began accepting $1,000 deposits for its new, lower-priced Model 3 electric car, with the expectation that customers would likely receive their vehicles in 2018. Hundreds of thousands of…

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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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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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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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Tesla’s START Program is Training Electric Car Mechanics

Tesla’s START Program is Training Electric Car Mechanics

Tesla has launched a new automotive training program with colleges and universities around the country. The program is called ‘Tesla START, and it is designed to train a new generation of electric car technicians to work specifically on their vehicles. Tesla has always had a difficult time finding great technicians. After all, when you create a completely new product, experience is mostly nullified. Skills have to be learned. Until recently, Tesla has had to rely solely on poaching talent from…

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VW’s Latest Concept Car

VW’s Latest Concept Car

Volkswagen is adding yet another car to their futuristic I.D. lineup of concept cars. The Vizzion is the fourth of the collection, and it will debut it in full at the Geneva Motor Show. The Vizzion ist a longer sedan with no steering wheel or pedals, and it’s meant to exhibit how the company is thinking of a future where we all routinely step into a fully electric autonomous car that does all of the work for the driver. It’s…

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Change Our Lives

How Self-Driving Cars Will Change Our Lives

It’s no longer a question of how, but when. Autonomous cars are coming to steal our beloved car culture in America. But will we let them succeed? Uber was the target of the same scrutiny when they first entered the landscape. With this type of service, would people purchase less cars? Almost surprisingly, the answer has been a resounding yes… well, sort of. The truth is that people still drive their cars because they have to. But for those that…

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Elon Musk’s Least Favorite Movie

Elon Musk’s Least Favorite Movie

Elon Musk most likely has no time whatsoever to watch any movies. After all, he runs multiple companies and works on migrating to another planet during his spare time. But…. If he were to ever watch a movie with his child, I’m confident he wouldn’t be enthused about one in particular. I even want to take this a step further and say that he is ultimately upset with anything that isn’t an electric vehicle. In other words, you can say…

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NASA Watches the Roadster Disappear Into Space

NASA Watches the Roadster Disappear Into Space

The iconic image of the dummy referred to as “Starman” sitting in his Tesla Roadster will forever have to remain in already existing pictures. Yesterday, astronomers looked out into space to watch the car vanish into deep space. As a Near-Earth object for the last week, NASA had to watch it closely to ensure that it didn’t too anything abnormal or unexpected while in orbit in close proximity to our planet. In a way, that makes Elon’s “silly” prank a…

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