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On the Lighter Side

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

On the Lighter Side: 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.

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.

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