On the Lighter Side

Friday, 03 January 2020 07:38

On the Lighter Side: Seven Companies That Are Leading the Way for Solar-Powered Cars

Written by Chris Young, Interesting Engineering

The jury is still out on solar cars. Some say it is the future of mobility, while others claim it will never take off.

What's that old saying? "If it ain't broke, don't fix it?” Well, after the events of “Skyfall,” James Bond's iconic Aston Martin DB5 was broken and needed fixing.

Monday, 23 December 2019 06:33

On the Lighter Side: Elvis Presley Vehicles Sold at Auction

Written by Jeffrey N. Ross, motorious.com

When it comes to cars, Elvis Presley is probably best known for his pink Cadillac, but he had amassed quite a collection of vehicles in his career.

Monday, 09 December 2019 08:48

On the Lighter Side: Jaw-Dropping Custom Big Rig Took Seven Years and $7 Million to Build

Written by Ashley, CDLLife News

Video of a remarkable-looking custom semi-truck recently went viral on several trucking social media pages.

Monday, 02 December 2019 07:16

On the Lighter Side: Pioneering Prototype of the Modern Motor Car Heads to Auction

Written by David Szondy, New Atlas

One of the world's first "modern" motor cars is going up for auction at Bonhams.

Friday, 22 November 2019 09:51

On the Lighter Side: Only Five 1931 Duesenberg Model J’s Exist and One is for Sale

Written by Stefan Andrews, The Vintage News

Who doesn’t fancy a nice car?

Monday, 11 November 2019 11:52

On the Lighter Side: Researchers Train Rats to Drive a Make-Shift Tiny Car

Written by Donna Fuscaldo, Interesting Engineering

Rats may be smarter than we think, with a team of researchers able to train them to drive a tiny car.

Monday, 04 November 2019 07:50

On the Lighter Side: 36 Chevy Corvettes in Ultimate Barn Find

Written by Steven Symes, motorious.com


People have been amazed at the story of how 36 Chevrolet Corvettes, one from the 1953 to 1989 model years, were discovered hidden away in New York City.

Hyundai is the latest automaker to pursue the lofty dream of the flying car.

Friday, 25 October 2019 11:39

On the Lighter Side: The Ten Weirdest Cars in the World’s Most Bizarre Car Collection

Written by Andrew Ganz, motor1.com

An automotive supplier – especially one tucked away in a small industrial city in southern Austria – is an unlikely steward for a car collection this diverse.