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 ... Continue Reading →
You may know Chicago for its Maxwell Street Polish sausages and the famous Chicago-style hot dogs, jazz and blues scene, the Sears Tower, or even the 1920s gangsters such as Al Capone. However, this list is not complete without mentioning Chicago as a host of the nation’s largest auto show, covering more than one million square feet of exhibit space.
Before diving full head into this year’s edition, let’s rewind and take a look back at the ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
If I am to ask you what the most subjective thing on Earth is, what will you say? “Taste” should be among the top answers. I love apples, you prefer oranges. No one is right or wrong here.
Today, we will look at several cars, whose aesthetics are a bit… controversial, to say the least. People have strong opinions on them, which are usually on the bad side. But are they wrong? While subjectively hideous, some of these cars actually turn ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
Yet, Tesla’s success is quite similar to that of Facebook and the way it’s been transforming modern communication. It reminds us of Uber’s market entrance and the strength with which it disrupted transport services. It reminds us of Apple’s marketing and the way it makes the whole world look at it. A Tesla is a combination of it all. Nothing new, yet a completely new miracle of the future.
Today, you can buy a new Tesla either online from the Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →