Classic cars’ future driven by tech

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Technological advancements have influenced many economic sectors and life spheres. The auto industry is not an exception. Futuristic concept designs, electric vehicle trends, and the application of the Internet of Things have revolutionized mobility. Yet, in the midst of these progressive changes, the question of classic cars’ future rises.

The brainstorming process about classic cars’ future does not stay just on paper. It has already reached practical applications in different directions.

A typical classic car restoration consists of bringing the car back ...

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California’s Emissions Authority: Facts 

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On September 18th, the Trump administration formally revoked California’s emissions authority. According to Trump, safety and cost are the main reasons for the decision. It comes as part of the President’s plan to lower emission standards, before setting the 2025 targets on fuel efficiency levels.

The state of California has immediately reacted to this announcement by filing a lawsuit against President Trump. Twenty-three other states, as well as the cities of Los Angeles, New York, and the District of Columbia, have ...

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Cars and kids – Reconciling two accounts

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Doesn’t it seem that once you have kids, you become a different person? And we understand, why it happens. More responsibilities, more duties, less free time, less quiet time. Less me-time as a whole. And somewhere in that lifestyle, you may need to fit your passion for cars as well. Can your love for cars and kids coexist? Let’s find out.

One of the biggest moments in a person’s life is when they are expecting a baby… and they know they ...

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Shipping an EV

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Electric vehicles, or EVs, have long been identified as the perfect solution to the rise of mobility energy consumption. They are one of the key technologies that will help reduce future emissions.

Are you a proud owner of an electric car or plan to become one? If you need to ship your newly bought or existing EV and not sure how to go about it, you are not alone.

When it comes to transporting EVs, there are a few differences from shipping ...

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Should you buy an electric vehicle?

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In 2017, for the first time, new EV sales passed one million units globally. What is more spectacular is that they are expected to exceed two million by the end of this year. By 2020, EV producers could double that number and reach 4.5 million. According to McKinsey, these numbers represent about 5 percent of the global light-vehicle market and are expected to reach nearly 35 percent by 2030.

This means that in less than 15 years from now, every third car ...

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Choosing an EV: Why and how?

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The EV market has grown tremendously in the last couple of years. Almost all car makers are flooding what was once the sole domain of Tesla. Consumers now have more choice than ever, and yet that makes it harder for us to pick the right one. Or are they all fine? Let’s see!

Although the basic function of most cars is pretty much the same, people still have different needs. Maybe you want a small ...

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Why are EVs not replacing conventional cars?

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European countries accounted for 215 thousand electric car sales in 2016. Solely the Netherlands accounted for 6% market share (EVs and hybrids) in 2016, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). China has proven its leadership in EVs once again. It surpassed all other nations in the world with a growth of 69% of the newly registered EVs in 2016. In the USA, 2017 was literally the year of the electric vehicle. Yet, something seems a little too slow ...

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Electric vehicles and solar power go better together.

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The rapid changes in economies and the increasing power of technology have affected the automobile industry as well. Connectivity and the higher rates of mobility lead to more on-demand transportation services than ever before. People are no longer willing to own or even drive a car. They would rather share a ride with someone else. This shows how valuable their time and rest is. It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone then that autonomous vehicles are coming to our daily ...

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Silicon valley’s revolution in the trucking industry

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If you still think that the efforts of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are focused solely on the IT industry, you are way behind the current trend. The sky is the limit is literally where the Valley is going. And while it aims to break into space, the roads on Earth are still a hot topic. Today, however, we talk less about passenger vehicles and more about trucking.

It seems like all efforts towards transforming the trucking industry involve the introduction of self-driving ...

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The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car and its Future

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You are probably familiar with the increasing interest in hydrogen fuel cell cars. Supporters claim that more than 20 million hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will be sold by 2032, and these numbers will generate up to $1.2 trillion in revenue for the auto industry.

Yet, you might also know that Elon Musk called them “silly,” “terrible,” and “incredibly dumb.”

 

Hydrogen fuel cell cars use hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity and power the vehicle’s motor. Technically this makes hydrogen fuel cell cars ...

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