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Monday, 13 May 2019 21:21

On the Lighter Side: Mini Tesla Model S Will Get Your Kids to Love Electric Cars

Written by Jessica Miley, Interesting Engineering

The mini Tesla Model S won't cost as much as their parent’s full-sized model, but the rideable toy will put a 600 dollar dent in a kid's allowance.

Friday, 10 May 2019 14:54

On the Lighter Side: World's Longest Electric Bus Can Carry 250 Passengers

Written by Paul Ridden, New Atlas

Chinese auto maker BYD Auto has been rolling out electric buses for a number of years now—launching a 40 ft. long range people carrier in 2010, supplying Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam with 35 vehicles in 2013, and revealing the world's largest battery electric vehicle in 2014.

No, that picture above is not a belated April Fools' joke. It's one of the initial renderings of a Tesla Model S-based motorhome prototype set to bring some serious buzz to an upcoming Michigan Energy Office electric vehicle ride-and-drive event.

Monday, 29 April 2019 22:59

On the Lighter Side: A Gamer Just Beat a Professional Racing Car Driver on the Track

Written by Jessica Miley, Interesting Engineering

A simulation car race player has beaten a real-world champion on a live race track. 23-year-old Enzo Bonito who trained on a racing simulator beat Lucas di Grassi, a Formula E and ex-Formula 1 driver on a winding race track in Mexico on Jan. 19.

Monday, 22 April 2019 22:28

On the Lighter Side: Hot Wheels Expands Its Life-Size to 1:64 Scale Legends Tour for 2019

Written by Kurt Ernst, Hemmings Daily

Last year, die-cast brand Hot Wheels celebrated its 50th anniversary with a 15-city tour and a build contest that immortalized one lucky winner’s custom car in 1:64 scale.

Monday, 15 April 2019 22:04

On the Lighter Side: 7 Super Expensive Cars That Were Abandoned

Written by Loukia Papadopoulos, Interesting Engineering

Super expensive cars are so priceless you would think their owners would never let them go. Still, it seems some people can not hold on to a good thing.

Monday, 08 April 2019 22:27

On the Lighter Side: This Vintage Euro Van Is Making a Comeback

Written by Samantha Flaum, The Vintage News

Mustangs, Camaros, Dodge Chargers, and Trans Ams are iconic cars from America in the 50s and 60s. They paint a scene of the open road: cruising down Route 66 with the top down, riding in style through the land of the free.

Monday, 01 April 2019 22:48

On the Lighter Side: Live Your National Lampoon Movie Dreams With the Family Truckster

Written by John Redfern, Motoring Research

A replica of the car that starred in the 1983 cult comedy film National Lampoon’s Vacation is set to go across the Barrett-Jackson auction block this month.

Monday, 25 March 2019 22:28

On the Lighter Side: 10 of the Coolest 3D Printed Cars in 2019

Written by Leo Gregurić, All3DP

Mostly used as a rapid prototyping tool, 3D printing has been present in the automotive industry for quite some time.

Monday, 18 March 2019 18:21

On the Lighter Side: VIDEO: This Is What's Inside the Limited Edition Tesla Surfboards

Written by Staff, Interesting Engineering

 

 

The intrepid father-son duo from YouTube channel "What's Inside?" sure does love all things Tesla.

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