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11 of the Coolest Builds By Bored People With a Lot of Lego Bricks

There are a lot of reasons why Lego remains one of the world’s most popular toys, over 3,700, in fact: the number of unique Lego pieces that have been created over the decades. It allows everything from Batmobiles, to excavators, to Kessel running space ships to be built from plastic bricks, but Lego can be used to…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Cranes, Artificial Intelligence, Lego, Guinness World Records, Lord Of The Rings, Neural Networks, Bugatti, Nerf, Bugatti Chiron, Pinball, Rubiks Cube, Blasters, Kessel, Lego Bricks

Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport: When Less Is More & 16 Is The Magic Number

Weight reduction was the central theme behind the Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport.Bugatti’s engineers also wanted the supercar to have more grip on the track.New wheels, tires, and a rear spoiler are among the performance treatments. The Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport is a perfect example of the “less is more” mantra. Bugatti has released multiple iterations of the Chiron since its debut in 2016, but the Pur Sport is the lightest, most track-focused Chiron to date. The new Chiron Pur Sport is no...
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Coronavirus prompts VW to stop production throughout Europe

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Plants/Manufacturing,Audi,Bentley,Bugatti,Lamborghini,Porsche,Volkswagen,SEAT,Skoda Volkswagen Group, the world's biggest carmaker, is suspending production at factories across Europe as the coronavirus pandemic hits sales and disrupts supply chains, the company said on Tuesday. The German carmaker, which owns the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat and Skoda brands, also said that uncertainty about the fallout fro...
Tags: Europe, Vw, Porsche, Autos, Volkswagen, Seat, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Skoda, Lamborghini, Earnings/Financials, Plants/Manufacturing, Coronavirus

Sketching/Rendering Challenge: Can You Make This Bugatti Look Ugly, Using These Specific Design Cues?

I just read a classic "design fail" story whose three stages you'll find familiar:1. Concept is unveiled, everyone loves it2. Upper management committee gets involved, requests conflicting design changes3. Revised design is a visual disaster, project gets canceledWe've all heard this story a million times, but this one is frustrating because only parts 1 and 2 have been visible to the public. No one knows what part 3 looked like.The object in question is the Bugatti Galibier, a four-door concept...
Tags: Design, Cars, Atlantic, Bugatti, Sketching, Hagerty, Achim -RSB- Anscheidt, Anscheidt

A Tesla truck concept and more automotive designs that you loved the most in 2019!

If you feel the need for speed, you must be pretty familiar with the thrill one experiences on seeing a refreshingly new Automotive design. Some turn into a reality, zipping through streets all over the world, whereas others remain concepts, however still managing to make our hearts skip a beat. So here at Yanko Design, we’ve compiled some of the best Automobile designs we’ve seen throughout the year, just for you!Emre Husmen designed the Tesla Model P 2019 as a part of the Tesla Model P Series....
Tags: Spacex, Design, Tesla, Automotive, Ducati, Khan, Dyson, Volvo, Bugatti, Product Design, Nawa, Yanko Design, Chiron, Ant Man, Saharudin Busri, Mehmet Doruk Erdem

Automoblog Book Garage: 100 Years of Bentley

Author Andrew Noakes takes us through Bentley’s colorful 100-year history. 100 Years of Bentley is filled with interesting photos and insightful commentary.Our Book Garage series showcases what every enthusiast should add to their library. 100 years of bentley author Andrew Noakes Publisher White Lion Publishing isbn 978-1781319154 where to read Before me sits the book 100 Years of Bentley. It’s huge, weighs a lot, costs a to...
Tags: Europe, Gm, Autos, Volkswagen, Le Mans, Bentley, Crewe, Bugatti, Continental, Walter, Cadillac, Pierce, Franklin, Ettore, Europe People, Ettore Bugatti

Volkswagen profit jumps as it warns of a cooling auto market

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Audi,Bentley,Bugatti,Porsche,Volkswagen,SEAT,Skoda Volkswagen says its profits jumped 44% in the third quarter thanks to a more profitable mix of vehicles in its lineup but warned that global car markets are slowing more than expected and lowered its forecast for annual sales. The sales margin of 7.8% exceeded the goal of 6.5-7.5% as vehicles bringing higher profits took a larger share of sales.Continue reading Volkswagen profit jumps as...
Tags: Porsche, Autos, Volkswagen, Seat, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Skoda, Earnings/Financials, Audi Bentley Bugatti Porsche Volkswagen, Skoda Volkswagen

Elon Musk said Tesla cars will probably be better than humans at driving by the end of 2019 (TSLA)

Tesla vehicles will likely be better at driving than humans by the end of 2019, CEO Elon Musk said in an interview with MIT research scientist Lex Fridman. "I think it will become very quickly — maybe even towards the end of this year, but I would say I'd be shocked if it's not next year, at the latest — that having a human intervene will decrease safety," Musk said. Musk later said that Tesla's autonomous-driving technology was improving at an exponential rate, and that it seemed to him that ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Mit, Panasonic, Travis Kalanick, Bugatti, Musk, David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital, Navigant Research, US Tesla, Fridman, Tesla Tesla, Tesla Twitter, Lex Fridman

Waymo CEO John Krafcik explains why a parking lot is one of the most difficult environments for a self-driving car (GOOGL)

Since John Krafcik became the CEO of Waymo in 2015, the company has launched the first commercial, autonomous ride-hailing service in the United States. As Waymo's ambitions grow, it still has to reckon with the obsessive attention to detail autonomous vehicles require. Self-driving cars must be able to handle complex environments like parking lots. Parking lots are challenging because they feature cars and pedestrians moving in unpredictable patterns and don't have road markings, Krafcik said...
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Aston Martin just unveiled a striking electric car that will attempt to rival Tesla — but only 155 will be made

Aston Martin unveiled on Tuesday its first electric vehicle, the Rapide E, at the Shanghai auto show. The Rapide E will have over 200 miles of range and the ability to charge at a rate of 310 miles per hour with an 800-volt charger, Aston Martin says. According to Aston Martin, the Rapide E will have two motors, a top speed of 155 mph, and the ability to accelerate from 0-60 mph in under four seconds. Aston Martin did not disclose when it will begin delivering the Rapide E or its price, saying...
Tags: America, Trends, Tesla, Shanghai, Volkswagen, Aston Martin, Bugatti, Lagonda, Aicha Evans, St Athan United Kingdom

Elon Musk said Panasonic hasn't been making enough battery cells for Tesla's cars (TSLA, PC)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that the rate of battery-cell production from Panasonic has held back output for the electric-car maker's Model 3 sedan. "Pana cell lines at Giga are only at ~24GWh/yr & have been a constraint on Model 3 output since July," Musk said. "Tesla won’t spend money on more capacity until existing lines get closer to 35GWh theoretical." Panasonic did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment. Visit for more storie...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Warren Buffett, Panasonic, Travis Kalanick, Bugatti, Musk, Gigafactory, David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital, Pana, Tom Randall, July Musk, Giga

Pilots who fly for Amazon Air are protesting poor working conditions and pushing for a better contract (AMZN)

Pilots for Atlas Air, Southern Air, and ABX Air, carriers that power Amazon Air, are set to protest over what they call poor pay and poor working conditions.  The union that represents the group said pilots will protest on Thursday at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. A Business Insider investigation published in March found that pilots who fly for Amazon Air are unhappy with their working conditions, feeling that they are underpaid and overworked. Visit
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Tesla's senior director of global security has left the company (TSLA)

Karl Wagner, Tesla's senior director of global security, has left the company, Wagner said in a LinkedIn post on Monday. "Elon Musk is a visionary and Tesla employees second only to the shadow warriors of the CIA in ingenuity, courage, and perseverance. As I move to the next phase of my professional life, I’m proud and honored to have worked alongside them," Wagner said. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Visit for more stories. Karl Wagner, Tesla'...
Tags: Elon Musk, Instagram, Wall Street, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, Cia, Central Intelligence Agency, Bugatti, Securities And Exchange Commission, Fiat Chrysler, Trump, Wagner, United States Intelligence Community, Karl Wagner Tesla, Eastern Sky Technologies

Tesla's disappointing first-quarter sales numbers aren't a reason to panic, but they reveal big challenges for the company, experts say (TSLA)

Tesla delivered around 63,000 vehicles between January and March, a 31% decrease from the prior quarter, though it was a 110% increase from the first quarter of 2018. Tesla's delivery number was 1,000 vehicles below what analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expected.  But underperformance in a single quarter is not a reason for panic, said David Whiston, an automotive analyst at Morningstar. Tesla's first-quarter sales do have some long-term significance, as they indicate the Model 3 will be the key...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, United States, Ford, Shanghai, TSLA, Toyota, Bugatti, Morningstar, Karl Brauer, Fremont California, Acevedo, Brauer, Jeremy Acevedo

Tesla is planning an exclusive investor event to calm fears about self-driving cars (TSLA)

Tesla will hold an investor day about its autonomous driving software and hardware, the company said Wednesday.  The April 19 event will feature test-drives and insight from Tesla executives including CEO Elon Musk.  Musk's past comments about Tesla self-driving capabilities have come under fire from industry experts.  Tesla plans to hold an investor day focused on autonomous driving, the company announced Wednesday. The April 19 event will feature test-drives and talks by CEO Elon Musk as we...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Mike Jackson, Jackson, Cnbc, Bugatti, Musk, FSD, Tesla Musk, Navigant, CEO Elon Musk Musk, Sam Abuelsamid, Abuelsamid, Elon Abuelsamid

Rolls-Royce hires former Veyron designer

Jozef Kaban has Bugatti's hypercar and two years of BMW design leadership under his belt
Tags: Bmw, Bugatti, Royce, Veyron, Jozef Kabaň

Wow Air has shut down. Here's what went wrong, according to the company's CEO

Wow Air announced on Thursday that it has ceased operations effective immediately, stranding passengers around the world. The announcement comes after the Icelandic ultra-low-cost airline failed to secure investment from Icelandair and private equity firm Indigo Partners.  Wow Air founder and CEO Skuli Mogensen told Business Insider in January that the decision to acquire widebody Airbus A330 jetliners and a move away from its traditional ultra-low-cost business model were detrimental to the a...
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Boeing just unveiled how it's going to fix the 737 Max that was grounded after 2 fatal crashes in recent months

Boeing unveiled the software fix and updated training procedures for the 737 Max airliner on Wednesday. The updated software will "provide additional layers of protection if the AOA sensors provide erroneous data," Boeing said in a release. The updates are also aimed at reducing the workload on pilots during emergency situations.  Boeing will also implement updated pilot training procedures for the 737 Max. Boeing is still working with regulators like the FAA to complete the certification of ...
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Tesla quietly deleted the standard-range Model S option from its website (TSLA)

Tesla has removed the standard-range Model S from its website. The company cut prices on the Model S and the Model X this month before raising them again. Tesla has quietly removed the standard-range option for its Model S vehicle from its online ordering portal. The standard-range battery sold for $79,000 as recently as Thursday. Now, the cheapest option, the long-range model, begins at $89,500 before incentives like tax rebates and gas savings. A Tesla representative said the company was se...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, SEC, Grimes, Bugatti, Musk, Sanjay Shah

Boeing will start including a safety feature that customers previously had to pay for on all 737 Max aircraft (BA)

Boeing will start including a safety feature customers previously had to pay for on all of its 737 Max aircraft, The New York Times reports. The feature, called a disagree light, will alert pilots if two sensors are giving different readings of the angle at which the plane is pointing up or down. Those sensors are part of the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), which points an aircraft's nose downward if the plane is flying at too steep an incline. Boeing did not immedia...
Tags: Europe, US, Trends, Canada, New York Times, Boeing, Doj, Bugatti, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, MCAS

Boeing and the FAA were reportedly told about issues with the 737 max software 4 days before the plane's second deadly crash (BA)

The Seattle Times presented internal safety analysis of the 737 Max's MCAS software to Boeing and the FAA four days before the plane's second fatal crash in five months. According to the report, internal documents from Boeing showed significant problems with the software that's currently being investigated as a possible cause in both the Ethiopian Airlines crash and that of Lion Air in October.  MCAS is designed to pitch the plane's nose down if it detects a stall, but investigators think the ...
Tags: US, Trends, Ethiopia, Faa, Boeing, Bugatti, Federal Aviation Administration, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Seattle Times, The Seattle Times, Dennis Muilenburg, MCAS

Elon Musk praises Tesla's rivals for finally building electric cars (TSLA)

Elon Musk, who famously open-sourced all of Tesla's patents, praised his competitors for their progress on electric vehicles.  At Tesla's Model Y unveiling on Thursday, Musk shared examples of how skeptical some media outlets were years ago.  Ford, Volkswagen, Porsche and more traditional automakers have all announced electric models in the years since — and Elon Musk isn't scared of the competition. Elon Musk has long been outspoken in his mission to advance electric transportation, regardle...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, Bugatti, Musk, Tesla Elon Musk, Mars Musk, Ford Volkswagen Porsche

Elon Musk just unveiled Tesla's newest car, the Model Y SUV (TSLA)

Tesla unveiled on Thursday its latest vehicle, the Model Y crossover SUV, at its design studio in Hawthorne, California. The Model Y is Tesla's second SUV, after the Model X. The vehicle will have a range of 300 miles per charge, the ability to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, and the capacity to seat seven people, CEO Elon Musk said.  Tesla began allowing customers to reserve the vehicle for a $2,500 deposit after Thursday's event. The three trims available to reserve start between $4...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, Bugatti, Musk, Hawthorne California

Highlights From the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

From all-electric to truly dazzling, some of the best vehicles from this year's event Supercars, hypercars, accessible cars and concept cars from the world’s best-known and emerging brands made their debuts at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. Whether small and playful, wildly fast or glorious and sprawling, the cars reflect the industry’s exploration of electric vehicles. Some are opting for more accessible iterations while …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Fiat, Volkswagen, Autonomous Cars, Honda, Flying Cars, Electric Cars, Bugatti, Geneva Motor Show, Ev, Alfa Romeo, International Motor Show, Car Shows

Boeing says it encouraged the FAA to temporarily ban its 737 Max planes (BA)

Boeing recommended that the Federal Aviation Administration temporarily ban its 737 Max aircraft "out of an abundance of caution," though the aerospace manufacturer says it is still confident in the aircraft's safety. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he is issuing an order to ground all Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The Boeing 737 Max 8 has been involved in two crashes in the past five months. Boeing recommended that the Federal Aviation Administration temporarily ban its 737 Max airc...
Tags: Elon Musk, Australia, US, Trends, Tesla, Ethiopia, Albert Einstein, Donald Trump, Faa, Boeing, Bugatti, Federal Aviation Administration, Max, Trump, Ntsb, Ethiopian Airlines

Here's A Brand New Bugatti For The Price Of A Golf GTI

Bugatti has a revealed a car that's a little more attainable than the Chiron, although it's smaller, and quite a bit slower...
Tags: Autos, Bugatti, Chiron

Europe has banned the Boeing 737 MAX — a plane that has crashed twice since October (BA)

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has banned all Boeing 737 MAX airliners from flying in Europe. The regulatory agency cited the need to ensure the safety of passengers following the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 on Sunday. EASA also issued a safety directive that is suspending all non-European airlines from operating the Boeing jet into, within, or out of the European Union. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has banned all Boeing 737 MAX airliners...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, US, Trends, European Union, Ethiopia, Faa, Boeing, Bugatti, Max, Southwest, Ntsb, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Georgetown University, EASA

'I don't want Albert Einstein to be my pilot': Trump says airplanes are becoming 'too complex to fly' as the UK, China, and other nations ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 (BA)

President Donald Trump has spoken out following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on Sunday that killed all 157 people on board. Both that crash and the Lion Air crash in October that killed 189 people involved a Boeing 737 Max 8 that plunged minutes after takeoff. The causes of both crashes are under investigation. On Tuesday, Trump said on Twitter that "airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly." As several airlines and aviation authorities around the world have grounded their...
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Tesla customers can now pay up to $200,000 to reserve the electric Semi truck on the company's website (TSLA)

Tesla is allowing customers to reserve its upcoming electric semi-truck, the Semi, on its website. A reservation for the standard version of the Semi costs $20,000, while a reservation for the "founders series" version costs $200,000. Tesla says on its website that it expects the standard Semi to start at around $150,000 and the founders series version to cost around $200,000. Tesla plans to begin production for the Semi in 2020. Tesla is allowing customers to reserve its upcoming electric ...
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Bugatti 'La Voiture Noire': Pic of the Week

Bugatti's latest one-off cost its owner £14.5 million. This desktop background is free
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