Cheap and Cool Cars From the 1980s Worth Buying Today

Let’s take a look at some sweet 1980s cars that could even be purchased with the savings from a part-time job. Mind you, that sort of cash isn’t going to get you into a pristine example of these rad rides but rather for a running, non-basketcase version. Think of it as a driveable project car. While there isn’t anything too obscure […]

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Honda's New Robot Buddy Helps Kids Cross Streets Safely

Honda engineers have developed a new robot buddy they call “Ropot,” which attaches to a child’s backpack strap and reminds them to cross the street safely. The device is about the size and shape of a GoPro camera and has a friendly expression, which presumably makes it feel more like a friend than a watchdog for kids. When the child […]

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F1 news: Bottas ‘wouldn’t look so good’ if Russell beat me

Valtteri Bottas acknowledges that if George Russell beats him on his Mercedes debut as Lewis Hamilton’s replacement for Formula 1’s Sakhir Grand Prix “it wouldn’t look so good on me”. Bottas and Russell will form Mercedes line-up after Lewis Hamilton announced he had tested positive for COVID-19 following his victory in last weekend’s Bahrain GP. Russell will be making his […]

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Meet the 600-HP Aston Martin V12 Zagato Heritage Twins by R-Reforged

R-Reforged is a Swiss engineering firm with a plant in the United Kingdom specializing in producing low-volume collector cars, such as former Jaguar design chief Ian Callum’s revamped Aston Martin Vanquish 25. That included a limited run of 25 V12 cars based on the 2001-2007 Vanquish priced at a healthy $655,000. Back in April, R-Reforged announced that it will also […]

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2021 Chevy Tahoe, Suburban Fuel Economy Numbers: Up To 24 MPG Combined

The Duramax diesel is a $995 premium over the base V8. Chevy thoroughly updated its Suburban and Tahoe SUVs for the 2021 model year, giving the two brutes new styling, new technology, and new underpinnings. The refreshed generation also saw the Bow Tie give the pair a new engine option – the automaker’s 3.0-liter inline-six Duramax diesel engine. It’s Chevy’s […]

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Tesla Co-Founder JB Straubel Elaborates On Battery Recycling Revolution

Despite what the anti-EV crowd tells you, recycling lithium-ion batteries is feasible both technologically and financially. This article comes to us courtesy of EVANNEX, which makes and sells aftermarket Tesla accessories. The opinions expressed therein are not necessarily our own at InsideEVs, nor have we been paid by EVANNEX to publish these articles. We find the company’s perspective as an aftermarket supplier of […]

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Bentley to end factory programme with Continental GT3

Bentley will end its factory programme with the Continental racer at the end of this year as part of a phased withdrawal from the GT3 category.  The British manufacturer has opted against restarting its works assault on the Intercontinental GT Challenge with M-Sport, which was put on ice in the summer, and is releasing the six factory drivers it has […]

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Chicken Little Would Be Proud: Tesla Bull & Tesla Bear Face Off

Of course, it’s those pesky ‘demand cliff’ and ‘competition is coming’ arguments. Recently I watched a debate between Tesla bull Rob Maurer and Tesla bear Gordon Johnson. Johnson joined Rob on his YouTube program Tesla Daily. (1) Johnson made several assertions which, to those of us who are pro-Tesla, seemed quite out of whack. I want to briefly give my […]

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Great Wall Steed 5 Without Airbags And ABS Gets 0 Stars In Crash Test

It’s almost 2021, but there are still vehicles out there without the most basic safety features. As part of the Safer Cars for Africa initiative, Global NCAP decided to subject a Chinese-made pickup truck to a crash test and see how it would fare. Understandably, the version chosen for the evaluation was the most basic trim level since it makes […]

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Renault confirms Alonso participation in Abu Dhabi test

The Renault Formula 1 team has officially confirmed that Fernando Alonso will continue preparations for his comeback by taking part in the young driver test two days after the Abu Dhabi GP. As revealed yesterday, permission for Alonso to join the test was granted by the FIA after lobbying by Renault for the Spaniard to be allowed to participate. Previously […]

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