New Tesla S Alpha Video Released

Dec 19, 2020 - By

Tesla plans to get its first sedan out next year and it has begun testing the first of two prototypes: the Model S Alpha. The new Model S shows a few slight design variations from the versions that we’ve seen in the past at auto shows, including a new front fascia with air intakes in the bumper.

Tesla released some video of its hot, electric sedan so you can give it the full eye over. Excuse the cliche, but it’s definitely not your daddy’s family sedan.

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Audi A3 e-tron Gets Charged Fast, Gets There Slow

Dec 12, 2020 - By

Electric vehicles are starting to catch on with automakers, especially since the millionth Prius rolled out in the U.S. The Nissan Leaf, aimed squarely at urban drivers who don’t need a lot of range, is showing promise and more electrics are aimed squarely at that market, especially with gas hitting $4 a gallon and threatening to cross the $5 barrier.

Including Audi’s e-tron, which has a big advantage…and a big disadvantage.

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China Doesn’t Like The Jeep Wrangler?

Dec 12, 2020 - By

Want to hear something funny?

China has vehicle safety standards! No, really! The same country that gave us the Chery Amulet, a car that crumples like a tin can at forty miles an hour during impact tests! There are cars they won’t accept!

In this case, the Jeep Wrangler, because it keeps catching on fire for some reason.

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iPhone App Will Let Rescue Personnel Pull You From Any Car

Dec 11, 2020 - By

There are literally thousands of different types of cars on the road, each with different systems and different safety features in different places. Normally, all this means is you sometimes need to find a specialized mechanic, but if you’re in a car wreck, it could be the difference between being pulled from the wreckage unharmed or pulled from the wreckage dead.

Fortunately, thanks to Bohemian Innovation, there’s an app for that.

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Is Your Car Dealer Rooking You Even More Than You Thought?

Dec 05, 2020 - By

Car salesman have a richly earned reputation as scumbags, especially used car salesmen. Heck, used car salesmen being little more than weasels in cheap suits is practically an American icon. We even have movies like “The Goods” and “Used Cars” celebrating what douchebags these guys are.

But that kind of becomes less funny once you discover they’re using the same financial scams that wrecked the economy…and so far, they’re politically immune.

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Got an EV? Charge It At an RV Park

Dec 01, 2020 - By

Whether it’s a zippy Tesla Roadster or a sedate Nissan Leaf, all electric cars have the same problem: range. You’ve got to plug them in and charge them up, and if you’re running low on charge, you’ve got to get back home fast before the power runs out.

But, it turns out that if you’re too far away from home to recharge, power can come from an unlikely place: your local RV park.

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Thieves Just Love Stealing Hondas

Dec 01, 2020 - By

LoJack put out its most recent report on who’s stealing what and where they’re stealing it, and, once again, everybody’s favorite Japanese import brand, Honda, tops the list, with the 2000 Honda Accord disappearing the most from parking lots and garages across the nation. But don’t think there isn’t enough jacking action for everybody, what other cars made the thieves’ most wanted?

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Biodegradable Car Bodies: Coming Soon?

Nov 20, 2021 - By

Cars are a lot of things, but “biodegradable” isn’t one of them. Not that car makers haven’t been trying for years: ever since “biodegradable” became a buzz word in the mid-90s, they’ve been doing their best to design a car that will eventually rot away, instead of being unearthed by future civilizations and mistaken for a coffin or something.

Of course, they didn’t go quite as far as the Phoenix, here…

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Drag Racing Cars of 2011

Nov 01, 2021 - By

There are drag racing organizations in the United States, United Kingdom, South America, South Africa, Asia, and Australia. In fact, drag racing has become so popular that many movies have been produced about street drag racing. It’s important to keep in mind that street racing is illegal and caution should be taken. So even though your Toyota Corolla may get excellent gas mileage and top safety ratings from the Highway Institute, it’s not in anyone’s best interest for you to race in it. There are cars that are made just for that.

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