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Check out this ridiculous and fantastic Honda Civic powered by a tandem bicycle

These ingenious individuals outfitted an old Honda Civic with a tandem bicycle so that the pedaling powers the vehicle. Video below. The fun they're having is infectious. Know what I mean?
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Americans are keeping their cars longer than ever before, as used-car prices hit record highs

Used car lot. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The average age of a US car is over 12 years old, IHS Markit found. Soaring prices for new cars have increased the market for used vehicles. Car owners looking to repair aging vehicles could face delays and auto-supply shortages. See more stories on Insider's business page. The average age of US cars hit an all-time high last year.The average car in the US was about 12 years old in 2020, an increase of nearly 2 months over the previous year, a...
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The 2021 Ford Bronco has arrived. Here's how to figure out which version of the new SUV is right for you.

2021 Ford Bronco. Ford The 2021 Ford Bronco comes in three models: a two-door, four-door, and a small Sport SUV. There are seven Bronco trims and five Sport trims. All offer 4x4 off-road capabilities. See more stories on Insider's business page. The 2021 Ford Bronco was, without a doubt, one of the most anticipated and hyped vehicle announcements of 2020. Ford's reservation site crashing shortly after its launch is proof of just how excited people are for this thing. And as Ford be...
Tags: Transportation, News, Cars, Trends, SUV, Ford, Autos, Sasquatch, Broncos, MOLLE, Ford Bronco, Lux, Bronco, Bang Olufsen, Off-roading, 2021 Ford Bronco

Ford has started shipping the 2021 Bronco. These are the 13 coolest features of the tough-as-nails off-roader.

2021 Ford Bronco Two-Door. Ford Nearly a year after its much-hyped debut, Ford has started building and shipping the Bronco SUV. The two-door and four-door off-roaders have removable roofs and doors. Buyers can choose from more than 200 Ford accessories. See more stories on Insider's business page. The long-awaited 2021 Ford Bronco is finally on its way to dealerships, Ford said Tuesday. The 125,000 people who placed an order for a two-door or four-door Bronco will start taking deli...
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goat braking system / Une bêêêle coïncidence?

THE ORIGINAL? Mercedes-Benz Pre-Safe Brake –  2017 “Hits the brake when you don’t” Click image to enlarge Agency : Impact BBDO, Dubaï (UAE) LESS ORIGINAL BMW Mini with Collision Warning – 2021 “Danger brakes for you” Click image to enlarge Agency : Colenso BBDO (New Zealand) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Advertising, Cars, New Zealand, Best Of, Goat, Goats, Brakes, Mercedes Benz, BBDO, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Brake, Jambé, Braking, Sabot, Freins

Easy Way to Change the Data With An Odometer Correction Tool

In some cases, adjusting the mileage is problematic, because often it is not limited to the procedure with the dashboard. The mileage data of a modern car is stored in the memory of various blocks. To modify it, it is essential to correct the data on the mileage in the memory of several electronic units at once. A car owner should trust professionals and purchase only a proven odometer correction tool. A new odometer correction tool is used to change the mileage counter of a car without disman...
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Watch Elon Musk’s high-speed start to Tesla’s Model S Plaid delivery event

Tesla boss Elon Musk launched Thursday night's delivery event for the high-performance Model S Plaid by driving it to the stage at 100-plus mph.
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Chinese bloggers reportedly said Tesla threatened to sue them after they posted negative comments about Elon Musk's company

Elon Musk walks with former Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong in 2019 STR / AFP via Getty Images Chinese bloggers said Tesla threatened a defamation lawsuit over negative social media posts. The electric carmaker has faced criticism in China over safety concerns related to its brakes. Several users have retracted negative statements about Tesla on Chinese social media. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese bloggers said Tesla threatened to hit them with a defamation lawsuit after...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Elon Musk, Lawsuit, News, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Tencent, Electric Cars, Financial Times, Defamation, Weibo

Everyone hates the Yugo, except these people who love it

Shortly after the Yugo was introduced in 1985 by then-Yugoslav corporation Zastava Automobiles, it became the most hated car in history. Consumer Reports thrashed the vehicle, writing that the engine "struggled and strained to climb highway grades in high gear," the upholstery was "cloth that resembles towel material," and "our 0-60 mph run took 18.5 seconds." — Read the rest
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Man attempts to get police cars to race but they aren't having it

The Ikea parking lot is no Thunder Road.
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2022 Nissan Pathfinder first drive review: More tech, more toughness

Nissan's redesigned three-row Pathfinder family SUV gets a major tech upgrade and clever interior features.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Nissan, Nissan Pathfinder, Crossover SUVs

Citröen C3 Aicross 2022 : l’âge de raison, par le design

Dans la course aux chiffres des ventes de SUV en France, le C3 Aircross -né en 2017- se contentait d’une 5ème place, loin derrière ses frères et confères que sont les Peugeot 2008 & 3008, Renault Captur, ou encore le Dacia Duster. Une place plus que louable sur le segment ultra concurrentiel, dans lequel le design offre souvent une belle partie des ingrédients de la réussite. A l’occasion de son 5ème anniversaire, le C3 Aicross s’offre une cure de jouvence paradoxalement destinée à lui offrir pl...
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2022 Kia K5 Quick Facts: Fuel Economy, Safety Features, Pricing & More

The Kia K5 made a splash last summer during its official debut. Although SUVs and crossovers are everywhere these days, some folks (myself included!) would still rather drive a sedan. And when it comes to sedans, the 2022 Kia K5 is one of the nicest on the market! Although the car was brand new as of 2021, there are a few minor changes for the 2022 model year. Kia K5: What’s New In 2022? The exterior styling is mainly unchanged, although the 2022 K5 will feature the new Kia logo on the ...
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It Took Lego 8,660 Hours to Build This Life-Size Lamborghini Sián From Over 400,000 Pieces

As incredibly elaborate as Lego’s larger sets can be, the builds can often feel more like a part-time job than a fun pastime. It took our own Germain Lussier 34 hours to build Lego’s 7,500-piece Millennium Falcon, but that’s nothing compared to the 8,660 hours needed to assemble this life-size Lamborghini.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cars, Lego, Sports Cars, Bugatti Chiron, Germain Lussier, Lego Technic, Motor Vehicles, Coupes, Lamborghini Sian Fkp 37, Flagship Vehicles

Why the dream of truly driverless cars is slowly dying

We were told there’d be fully-autonomous vehicles dominating roadways across the globe by 2018. When that didn’t happen, we were told they’d be here by the end of 2020. And when that didn’t happen, we were told they were just around the corner. It seems like now the experts are taking a more pragmatic approach. According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, many computer science experts believe we could be at least a decade away from fully-driverless cars, and some believe they may n...
Tags: Startups, Cars, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Wall Street Journal, Shift, Neural, Next Featured

Laziest attempt at fake carpool passenger ever

We love posting about drivers putting mannequins in the passenger seat to drive in the HOV lane without getting nabbed by the fuzz. This is one of the laziest examples we've seen but also one of the creepiest! Police in Suffolk County, New York ticketed Justin Kunis, 20, for driving in the HOV lane with the white mask attached to his passenger seat. — Read the rest
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Elon Musk says Tesla is cancelling its Model S Plaid Plus

Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk tweeted Tesla is canceling its planned Model S Plaid Plus vehicle. He said this is because the regular Model S Plaid is "just so good." The Model S Plaid starts shipping this week after a small delay. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Sunday that the company won't be bringing out a premium version of its new Model S Plaid car, the Plaid Plus."Plaid+ is canceled. No need, as Plaid is just...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Plaid, Model S, Musk, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Isobel Asher Hamilton

"Kind of like Subaru. I don’t want to say it’s a cult, but Subaru people love Subarus. There’s this base of loyal customers who say, 'Wow, we’re really into this, this is our thing.' And that’s what Crocs has become."

From "Love them or hate them, Crocs are back/Sales have surged during the pandemic and the brand’s signature foam clog is turning up everywhere. 'I would wear them to the Met Gala'" (WaPo). [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Best Prime Day Dash Cam deals 2021: What to expect

For your peace of mind and the safety of your family while driving, you should invest in a dash cam for your car with this year's Prime Day dash cam deals.
Tags: Deals, Cars, Trends, Deal, Garmin, Dash Cams, Amazon 2021, Prime Day 2021

100% Electric car village / Une seconde grande première mondiale

THE ORIGINAL? Mitsubishi “welcome to the new normal” – 2011 “Normal : A 100% electric vehicle community” Watch the case study Source : Ad Age, Creative Criminals Agency : 180 Los Angeles (USA) LESS ORIGINAL Renault Zoe Electric Car – 2021 “Appy : A 100% electric car village” Watch the Case Study Source : Clios SILVER, D&AD Graphite Pencil Agency : Publicis Conseil Paris (France) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Advertising, Cars, Village, Electric, Mitsubishi, Electric Cars, Electric Car, Town, Direct Marketing, Zoe, Los Angeles USA, Little Town, Joe La Pompe, Publicis Conseil Paris France, i-Miev

2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro: A Quick Walk Around This Serious Off-Road Machine

Toyota has decided they don’t want to risk playing second fiddle to the new Nissan Frontier and its PRO-4X trim. So they hauled out the entire orchestra for the 2022 Tacoma TRD Pro! FOX internal bypass shocks, a suspension lift, and new upper control arms are among the instruments that make up the off-road sonnet that is the 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. In other words, hang on to your lug nuts and dipsticks because this is one serious truck! Underbody Treatments The 2022 Toyota Tacoma TR...
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Tesla's car orders in China were nearly cut in half last month, according to a new report

Elon Musk walks with former Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong in 2019 STR / AFP via Getty Images Tesla orders in China fell from 18,000 to 9,800 between April and May, The Information reported. China represents a crucial market for the electric carmaker, but the company has faced headwinds. Tesla's reputation has taken a hit in the country due to safety concerns surrounding its vehicles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's popularity is plummeting in one of the company&...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, China, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Shanghai, Electric Cars, NIO, Shanghai Auto Show, Tech Insider, The Information, Ying Yong

Tesla's global market share fell to its lowest level in over 2 years as electric car competition heats up

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Tesla's market share of the global electric-car market fell to 11% in April. The electric-car company's lead in the US is also narrowing, as Ford and GM build their own EVs. Tesla's stock fell to its lowest level in three weeks following the news. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's grip on the electric-car market is slipping.In April, the carmaker's global market share fell to its lowest level since Jan...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Elon Musk, News, China, Cars, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Levy, Credit Suisse, Gm, Volkswagen

Tesla restaurants are on the menu, new filing suggests

Tesla may open a chain of branded restaurants, likely at its Supercharger stations, according to documents filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the auto chip shortage is like the toilet paper frenzy last year, only worse

Elon Musk has been a key driver of the cryptocurrency boom. Susan Walsh/AP Tesla CEO Elon Musk compared the chip shortage to the toilet paper buying frenzy in 2020. He said the supply snags have caused companies to "overorder" semiconductor chips. Tesla is reportedly in talks to stock up on the chips by buying in bulk ahead of time. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the biggest issue the electric carmaker is facing is ongoing supply chain issues.He p...
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Tesla ditches a feature many owners didn’t even know they had

Tesla has ditched a feature on its Model 3 and Model Y vehicles because people rarely used it. But it seems that many folks didn't even know it was there.
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Model Y, Lumbar Support, Model 2

Elon Musk Is Indeed Pissing the SEC Off With His Tweets

Regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission have sent Tesla two separate warnings about CEO Elon Musk being on thin ice for his tweets in recent years, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, cautioning that the entrepreneur’s recent posts were in violation of a 2018 settlement agreement mandating that…Read more...
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Tesla Makes Cars in Texas but Has to Re-Import Them to Sell in the Lone Star State

The Texas legislature adjourned on May 31 without making any changes to the state’s auto dealer franchise laws—meaning that the only way for Tesla to sell electric cars made at its forthcoming factory in Austin will be to ship them out of state and re-import them.Read more...
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2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Original Baby Benz Has Updated Styling, More Tech & Simplified Trim Levels

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class graces the automotive realm as the first “classic” Benz to receive an electrified mild-hybrid powertrain. The latest W206 C-Class is still riding on the brand’s Modular Rear Architecture (MRA) platform, but it’s now longer and wider than the outgoing model. The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class features a cab-backward exterior design with more dynamic proportions and a longer hood. It also has new headlights, two-piece horizontal taillights, a sleeker side profile, and...
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The game console inside the new Tesla Model X and S is powered by the chipmaker behind the PlayStation 5 and Xbox

Tesla Model S interior. Tesla AMD's CEO said the company made the computer chips that power Tesla's new in-car gaming system. Elon Musk has said the system will have processing power that's similar to the Playstation 5. The new gaming system is expected to debut later this month when Tesla releases its Model S Plaid. See more stories on Insider's business page. AMD - the company known for making the computer chips that power the Playstation 5, as well as Xbox Series X and S...
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