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On the Lighter Side

Wednesday, 03 July 2019 16:00

On the Lighter Side: Honda Takes a Trip Down Memory Lane and Restores This 1961 Chevy Pickup Truck

Written by Donovan Alexander, Interesting Engineering

The restoration of an older vehicle can always be an endearing trip down memory lane for both car enthusiasts as well as car makers themselves.

Wednesday, 03 July 2019 15:31

On the Lighter Side: 200-Horsepower Honda Mows Its Way Into the Record Books

Written by Loz Blain, New Atlas

Honda's Mean Mower V2 might have wrestled back the title of world's fastest lawnmower for the Japanese factory, with a 150.99-mph (243-km/h) top speed, a power-to-weight ratio better than a Bugatti Chiron and the fastest 0-100 mph time in history for a lawn care vehicle.

Thursday, 27 June 2019 15:27

On the Lighter Side: 25 Ugly Cars That Should Have Never Left the Assembly Line

Written by Saundra Latham, Cheapism.com

Design might be subjective, but when it's time to drop thousands of dollars on a car, we want it to look good — or, at the very least, not eye-searingly bad.

Monday, 24 June 2019 18:22

On the Lighter Side: Historic Ferrari Worth Millions Stolen During Test Drive

Written by Nancy Bilyeau, The Vintage News

A stolen Ferrari was reported in a daring theft in plain view.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 21:00

Rivian Introduces a Pull-Out Kitchen for Its R1T Electric Truck

Written by Loukia Papadopoulos, Interesting Engineering

For those who love life on the go, carmaker Rivian introduced a useful new feature for their R1T electric pickup truck.

Friday, 07 June 2019 13:47

Sci-Fi Futuristic Vehicles From the Movies at the Petersen Auto Museum

Written by Loz Blain, New Atlas

The Petersen Automotive Museum opened a new exhibition focusing on sci-fi vehicles from the big and small screen.

Monday, 03 June 2019 18:54

15 Amateur Mechanics Who Turned Their Cars Into Works of Art

Written by Saoirse Kerrigan, Interesting Engineering

While many customize their cars to better reflect their individual style, there's a whole global community dedicated to customizing cars for the sake of art.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 18:45

On the Lighter Side: The Story of a Prize Car, ‘Miss Belvedere’

Written by Domagoj Valjak, The Vintage News

In June of 1957, the City of Tulsa organized the “Tulsarama” Golden Jubilee Week—a week-long celebration of the State of Oklahoma’s 50th anniversary of statehood.

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.

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