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Tesla sets world record towing Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla Model X sets world record towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla has set a new Guinness World Record. One of the automaker's Model X crossover SUVs towed a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for 987 feet to become the heaviest tow by a production passenger electric vehicle. The attempt took place in Melbourne, Australia with help from the country's national carrier... read more

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy with Tesla Roadster payload

SpaceX sends Falcon Heavy rocket to Mars carrying Tesla Roadster payload

Hats off to Elon Musk because he's done it. He and his team at SpaceX on Tuesday successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket on a mission to Mars—with a Tesla... read more February 7, 2018 by


 
Bad day at bank drive through leads to car flying through air

Bad day at bank drive through leads to car flying through air

Dashcams are a wonderful device to have hooked up inside your car. You never know what you might happen to catch with that little camera. It could be as simple as minor... read more January 7, 2018 by


 
Honey bees in Leipzig as part of a project by Porsche

Would you like some honey...by Porsche?

Porsche is clearly committed to the environment, and ways in which it can keep things clean and thriving. A line of electric cars is on the horizon. Hybrid options are... read more December 10, 2017 by


 
This is what happens to an ambulance during an accident

Watch what happens to an ambulance during a side impact crash

An ambulance is an incredibly tough workhorse. You know it's going to be strong, but did you ever think how strong an ambulance really is? Well, Braun Ambulances put together... read more November 26, 2017 by


 
Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rican hospital

Tesla installs solar panels at Puerto Rico hospital

Tesla is a busy company these days, as is chief executive officer Elon Musk. While the company and Musk juggle Model 3 production bottlenecks, an electric semi reveal, and... read more October 31, 2017 by


 
Aston Martin Residences in Miami, Florida

Work on Aston Martin residential tower gets underway

Aston Martin's offerings include plenty of luxurious sports cars and track-honed machines, but the brand is diversifying its business into a new area: residential real... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Teen converts truck to resemble emergency vehicle - Image via Seven News, Australia

Teen builds own emergency truck, responds to distress calls

Many kids dream of joining the police force or becoming a firefighter, though most normally wait until adulthood before fulfilling it. That isn’t the case for a... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Project Neptune created by Triton Submarines and Aston Martin

Are you ready for an Aston Martin...submarine?

If James Bond can have his submarine cars, why can't Aston Martin get in on the action? The British purveyor of gorgeous luxury sports cars has teamed up with the right... read more September 28, 2017 by


 
Illustration for the #Women2Drive campaign in Saudi Arabia

Female drivers to open larger car market for Saudi Arabia

Turns out if you prevent half your population from driving you also restrict your car market. Yesterday we reported that as of next June, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will... read more September 28, 2017 by


 
Saudi ban on female drivers to be lifted

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female drivers, finally

It’s hard to believe that in this day and age women are forbidden from driving in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Well, that’s finally set to change as the oil-rich... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
Frangivento Asfané Charlotte Roadster - Image via Motor1

Italian firm unveils bizarre supercar complete with built-in fish tank

As proof positive that not every supercar originating from Italy is a masterpiece of design, behold the oddball Asfané Charlotte Roadster from Frangivento. It’s... read more June 9, 2017 by


 
Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon - IZOD IndyCar Series photo LAT/USA

Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti robbed at Indianapolis Taco Bell

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in a pretty rough neighborhood. Don't believe me? Ask Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti. Hours after Dixon claimed the pole position for the... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage alleged to be first car to be caught speeding

First car ever caught speeding to be displayed in the UK

This 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage is largely held to be the very first car to receive a speeding ticket, and it's headed for the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Palace... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Malcolm Bricklin

Malcolm Bricklin’s next venture is to get car dealers to invest in...art galleries

Malcolm Bricklin is almost 80, but he’s still full of ideas it seems. His latest concept is selling art using an inventory system much like that of a car dealer... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
Golf-ball sized hail rained down on Colorado

This is what golf ball-sized hail does to your car

Hail is frozen precipitation that can fall during a thunderstorm. Typically you'll find hailstones that arrive to the ground showing up no larger than a quarter of an inch in... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
 

 
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