New Car Preview: 2023 Audi A6 E-Tron Concept

We won’t beat a dead horse with the fact that Electric Vehicles (EVs) are coming hot and heavy in the next few years. We will, however, drool over the new Audi A6 E-Tron concept because it’s just sexy and looks to be a vehicle to help bridge the gap for mainstream EVs between the six-figure […]

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GM considered a four-seat Chevrolet Corvette in 1962

General Motors once considered a four-seat Chevrolet Corvette, even building a prototype in 1962. A photo of that prototype recently popped up in an Instagram post from the automaker’s design department last week. Based on the C2-generation Corvette that was about to launch for the 1963 model year, the four-seater was an answer to the […]

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Here’s Batman’s new Batcycle from “The Flash”

Batman may be getting a new two-wheeled ride for new superhero movie “The Flash,” which is scheduled to premiere in 2022. While “The Flash” focuses on a different DC Comics superhero (one who doesn’t need a car or bike, thanks to super speed), Batman is expected to make an appearance. The Flash Film News recently […]

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HBK’s digital algorithm can map EV motor efficiency 10 times faster than analog systems

In order to maximize an EV’s range for a given battery capacity and vehicle weight, engineers try to eke out as much performance as possible from the electrical and mechanical systems. Using a process called efficiency mapping, they determine the “sweet spots” of a powertrain—the regions of the torque-speed curve where the system operates at […]

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Exploring America’s Deadliest Roads

The deadliest road in the U.S. is officially I-45 (Dallas to Galveston), with a few alarming statistics to its name – 0-913 deaths per mile of highway, 250 fatalities between 2016 and 2019, and accidents comprising in-vehicle, pedestrian, and overturned vehicle events. Interestingly, the main causes of accidents remain much the same as they are in the rest […]

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UK firm makes an electric 1971 Citroen DS

Electric conversions of classic cars are becoming more common. The latest is from a UK-based firm called Electrogenic, which recently completed a 1971 Citroën DS EV conversion. Electrogenic removed the stock 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, and replaced it with a brushless electric motor that produces 120 hp and 173 lb-ft of torque, according to a company […]

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Tesla Achieves New Market Share Milestones

In its latest financial report, for the second quarter of 2021, Tesla has included an interesting chart about its market share in three major markets: U.S./Canada, Europe and China. As it turns out, the company’s position improved significantly after the Model 3 was launched and since then the market share has been gradually improving (with […]

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