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How A NASCAR Fan Got Sponsors To Buy Him A Tesla Model 3 With A Dale Earnhardt Tribute

In the years since his death in the 2001 Daytona 500, Dale Earnhardt Sr. has become probably the most well-respected driver in American racing. The Intimidator inspired a generation of NASCAR fans, and people continue to pay tribute by throwing his livery on all sorts of stuff, including this Tesla Model 3.

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GM Backs Out Of CES And Delays New EV Reveal

After having to delay the 2020 C8 Corvette due to the month-long United Auto Workers strike earlier this year, GM is blaming the union again for delaying the reveal of a new electric vehicle that was originally planned for next month’s CES.

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Here’s Why The Porsche Taycan Turbo’s EPA Range Is So Bad

This week, we learned the EPA rated the new 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo’s range at just 201 miles on a charge. That’s worse than almost every other electric car on sale today, and far worse than the 300 miles Porsche teased a couple of years ago, so what made the EPA figure so low?

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Chinese Ambassador Casually Threatens German Car Industry Over Tech Privacy Concerns

The German automotive industry, including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen, and their subsidiaries, may soon be facing more problems in the declining Chinese car market over a dispute about 5G phone networks, of all things.

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The Electric Polestar 2 Performance Pack Is No Match For The Tesla Model 3, But It Is Cheaper

You have to love colored seatbelts. Red is great. The light blue belts in the Hyundai Veloster N are incredible. Now, the optional performance pack for the electric 2020 Polestar 2 may not add any more power, but it will wrap you safely in gold, among other things, for around $6,600 (in Europe).

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Elon Musk Claims Tesla Model S Sets New Record At Laguna Seca, Which Is Not The Nürburgring

Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk accepted the implicit challenge of the recently revealed 2020 Porsche Taycan by promising to send a Tesla Model S to the infamous Nürburgring, implying an attempt to beat Porsche’s claimed record lap time. Musk now claims the Model S has set a record at Laguna Seca—likely a distraction…

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The 750 HP 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Is A Stupidly Quick EV That Starts At $185,000

The 2020 Porsche Taycan electric performance sedan is here, delivering on just about every promise of the stunning Mission E concept car. The Turbo name confusingly carries over from Porsche’s normie lineup, but who cares when the Taycan Turbo S puts out 750 horsepower.

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Trump’s Attempt To Rollback Full Efficiency Standards Is Blowing Up In His Face: Report

The Trump Administration’s attempts to scale back Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions regulations isn’t going smoothly lately, with much of the auto industry rejecting the proposal, the State of California ignoring the proposal, and even the EPA is reportedly struggling to scientifically justify said proposal.

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Elon Musk: Actually the Tesla Model S and Model X Aren’t Getting a Refresh

Back in May, CNBC reported that the Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X would be getting a overhaul, adopting the style of the minimalist interior of the Tesla Model 3 while getting a few additional hardware upgrades. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has tweeted that it isn’t happening.

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Here’s Why Most Modern Cars Have That Weird Flat Edge In the Bodywork Around the Wheel

There’s an extremely common design trend that may have slipped by right under your nose, slowly taking over seemingly ever new car on the road, one by one. It’s only maybe a couple inches wide at most, and at all four corners of the car. It’s purpose a mystery, until now.

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