With EVs on the Rise, is Geely (the Chinese company that now owns Volvo, Lynk & Co., and Lotus Cars) still undervalued by investors?
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Reviewed: 2017 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Gets Driven in Chicago, toddler tested, highway blasted, and still gets great fuel economy!
The Tesla Model S is a clever, fast machine- but it could be better, and Unplugged Performance has joined with BBS Wheels for another functional upgrade.
Scomadi is building a new age Lambretta clone packing 22 HP from its liquid-cooled, computer controlled 4 stroke engine. Definitely do want!
An administrative SNAFU in France means that the French Gov’t just spent $20 Billion on trains that are too wide to fit in some 1300 French trains stations.
Mitsubishi showed off an updated 2014 Mitsubishi iMiEV that featured a leather interior, matte paint, nicer alloys, and a price tag half what it once was!
The 2014 Honda motorcycle line-up is shaping up to be one the brand’s best in decades, and the over-arching trend is clear whether you’re looking at the 1800 cc Honda Valkyrie or the diminutive Honda Grom 125: the future is small-displacement motorcycles. With that in mind, it could be argued that the most significant new […]
Mitsubishi’s tiny MiEV electric car has always been cute, but when I first checked it out at the Chicago Auto Show back in 2012, the high price, chintzy interior, and general lack of interior refinement in a car with a nearly $30,000 price tag made it a bit of a no-go … and it seems […]
The new Harleys are global products with cleaner emissions, better gas mileage, more recycled materials, and a lower price than the current ‘Hogs, but I still can’t get behind them. From the cheap, aftermarket-looking air cleaner to the rubber sleeves on the front forks to the JC Whitney-spec heat shield on the exhaust, the newest […]
The new for 2014 Mini Cooper is set to debut later this month at the LA Auto Show with a number of serious mechanical changes geared at reducing weight, improving performance, and maximizing the small car’s miles per gallon. The 2014 mini is also expected to replace its traditional center-stack instruments with a head-ups display […]
In a bid to close the competitive gap between GM and other manufacturers, GM has been 3d scanning competitor’s cars, trucks, and SUVs, putting their rival designs through their computers in an effort to learn as much as they can about “what makes a Mercedes feel like a Mercedes”, for example. Now, if that sort […]
Tata introduced the Nano as the world’s cheapest car in 2009, and quickly learned that “low price” does not automatically equal “high demand”. You still have to build a product that people want, as opposed to one that’s only mildly more practical (but significantly less awesome than) the Tuk Tuk you’re building it to compete […]
As I write this, warships are gathering in the Mediterranean sea and the Persian Gulf, ready to enter a civil war that’s been waging for years among Syria’s Sunni and Shiite Muslims. While the war has been going on for years, the conflict between the two groups has roots that go back much further, and […]
The move “clears the way” for Elio Motors to focus on raising the $200 million needed to fill that factory with 1500 permanent manufacturing jobs required to push out the 250,000 trikes Elio believes he can sell per year.
That navigation buoy is the North pole. The actual North pole. Instead of being encased in ice, however, it’s floating in the water. The North pole is now open water. We are a different planet – a planet without polar ice caps.
DAMMIT! DAMMIT! DAMMIT! Lotus’ new masters at DRB-Hicom have permenantly cancelled the on-again, off-again new Lotus Esprit, which had been slated for a debut later this year. Lotus will be dead in 3.