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Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye

Spending a Week with the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye

I recently had the extreme pleasure of spending a week driving the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye and it should come as little surprise that daily driving a 797-horsepower Mopar muscle car is just as fantastic as you might expect – combining the comforts of the original Hellcat with 90 extra ponies.
3 Generations of Cadillac US Presential State Cars Back to the GW Bush Adminstration

The US President’s New State Car is Late for Duty Since Inauguration but Hasn’t Missed Much Action

The President of the United States took delivery in New York City recently of the first of twelve “one-off” handbuilt vehicles which will routinely switch off to be designated the US Presidential State Car, Cadillac One, “the Beast.” Expected to be delivered for his inauguration two years ago, no explanation for why it was apparently late. But with no noteable Secret Service action required lately, its absence wasn’t apparently missed.
Scott Speed takes a bump

Foust Takes Third In First Nitro Rallycross After Rumble Shakes Up Field

In what could be a tuneup for the final American Rallycross festivities this weekend, the drivers of the VW Andretti Rallycross team put on a hard-fought display of driving that saw one of them -- Scott Speed -- knocked out of the racing in the Final and the other -- Tanner Foust -- claw his way back to a well-earned third place in last weekend's Nitro Rallycross.
Robert Hight Camaro Exploding

Hight's Camaro Wins Funny Car Countdown Race #2 and Explodes

Robert Hight drove his Chevrolet Camaro funny to to win #3 of the 2018 season this past weekend at the AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Illinois, propelling him into the top spot in the championship race, but the big win had a scary ending – with Hight’s race car exploding as it crossed the finish line.
Array of BEV and PHEV cars from Tesla, Chevy, and Sono Motors

EV’s On California HOV Lanes: Where All Plug-Ins are not the Same

ANALYSIS AND OPINION: One of the fringe benefits of golden state citizenry is you get exemption from occupancy rules on California HOV lanes if you drive some kind of electric plug-in. But lately too many single occupant cars are clogging up the lane. They need to narrow the criteria. They started by asking WHO should be allowed access? Instead, maybe Californians need to start a national conversation with a reset to ask exactly: WHAT KIND OF ELECTRIC CAR should have access?
2018 Porsche Panamera

Finally, Porsche Announces It Is Done With Diesel

Though the handwriting has been on the wall for some time, there was no officials announcement from Porsche. During the weekend that announcement came and it was Porsche is done with diesel. It's not done with standard gas engines as they have a significant investment in that type of technology. However, the automaker is ramping up its electrics.
Peugeot e-LEGEND Concept Coupe Paris Auto Show 2018

Peugeot Le Camáro Mustángue: Peugeot Unveils Possibly the First Non-U.S. Euro Pony Car to Take On Mustang and Camaro

In a segment that was once considered exclusive to Americans only, that no foreign pedigree need apply, the French automaker in a bold and daring attempt to go where no foreign car maker has gone before, produces a concept in electric form with a warning to Ford and Chevrolet, that there’s a weakness with their own muscle pony cars, and Peugeot is ready to take advantage it, in the electric car market.
Chrysler Portal Minivan Concept Replaces the Chrysler 300

Rumors Chrysler Looking to Cancel Storied 300 Sedan for Millennial Mover Portal Concept EV

9/24/2018 UPDATE TO ORIGINAL STORY: A source apparently close to Chrysler is indicating that the rumors that Chrysler is looking to cancel the 300 and Charger sedans are not true. And instead of building the Portal minivan Chrysler is looking to have the Dodge Grand Caravan replaced by a mini MPV based on the Portal Concept instead.

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