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Detroit Electric Opens Flagship Store…In England

Wannabe electric car maker Detroit Electric has already been delayed a couple of times, and its Tesla Roadster knockoff feels just a bit unimaginative. But its greatest offense may be moving its headquarters to Leamington Spa, UK, where it just opened its first flagship store. And well, it does look pretty neat. Detroit Electric went […]

Formula 1 2014: USGP Results – FINAL

Speculation that as many as eight cars would boycott the USGP by pulling into the pits after the first lap- like they did at the 2005 USGP at Indianapolis– proved to be unfounded, and all 18 of the remaining Formula 1 competitors made a solid go of today’s race. That was especially true of Sauber’s […]

November 2nd

Detroit Electric Cars Get Teased as Production Nears

The message that you should get from the video, above, is clear: Despite the fact that the cars are built on an increasingly aging Lotus Elise platform with roots in the 1990s, the fact that they’re being built in Holland, and the fact that their primary market seems to be Korea, the Detroit Electric Car […]

October 18th

Formula Donk: Pirelli, Lotus Test 18″ Tires (w/ Video)

Relevance. That’s been the buzzword behind the most recent technical regulations in Formula 1, which (unlike NASCAR) saw the proliferation of turbos and the explosive growth of hybrid-electric road cars with moveable aero and said “that’s the future – that’s where we need to be!” Now, after years of running 13″ wheels on its cars, […]

July 12th