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The Los Angeles Dodgers Have Not Always Been The Team Of All Of Los Angeles

For the first time in almost 30 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the World Series, hosting at Dodger Stadium, third-oldest in the majors. A few miles south of the home-to-first baseline is downtown Los Angeles; over the outfield are Elysian Park’s rolling hills and palm trees with mountains further in the…Read more… Continue […]

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We May Not Have Enough Minerals To Even Meet Electric Car Demand

Global demand for cobalt and nickel, two of the essential elements in electric car batteries, has never been higher. But where do all those metals come from? And do we even have enough for our electrified future? The answers to those questions are getting increasingly complex. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Now You Can Drop $219,000 On A 600 Horsepower Reproduction 1967 Shelby GT500

Revology, an Orlando-based manufacturer of classic Mustangs, just debuted its new reproduction 600 horsepower Shelby GT500 at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association in Las Vegas. And though the car is far from cheap, it takes good looks from the ’67 pony, and melds them with modern components. And that’s…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Next Lamborghini Huracan ‘Will Need’ To Go Hybrid

It’s readily apparent that electrification is the immediate future of cars, and more than likely our gateway drug to full-on electric cars going mainstream. And that trend may be fine. It’s hard to argue against SUVs and sedans and even trucks going hybrid; they’re normal cars, so why not? But what about high-end…Read more… Continue […]

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Here’s What ‘Call For Price’ On A Dealer’s Website Really Means

One of the most frustrating aspects of shopping for a car online can often be boiled down to three words: “call for price.” It seems simple enough; call the dealership and they’ll tell you how much it costs. But the subtext to this command will give you a pretty big clue as to whether or […]

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Here’s a famous, fast Jaguar E-Type hearse to contemplate as you plan your night’s house-toilet-papering route and reasonable escape plans.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Went for a Ride in a Waymo Self-Driving Car, Which Was Surprisingly Chill

Waymo, the self-driving car group born out of Google’s secretive moonshot unit and recently spun out as its own company, has made a bunch of self-driving cars—around 100 of its current Chrysler iteration, with another 500 in the works, not to mention probably lots more than that in the future. Yesterday, Waymo let a…Read more… […]

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Meh Car Monday: The Talbot Tagora Proves Even Rare And Exotic Can Be Meh

I’ve been giving American cars a lot of likely unwanted meh-car attention lately, so let’s venture across the sea and discover what unexciting non-wonders are waiting listlessly to bore you. This week, thanks to a suggestion from a reader named Adam, I’d like to present to you a heaping fistful of French automotive…Read more… Continue […]

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I Am Afraid That I Am Not Manly Enough For The 2018 Ford F-150 RTR Muscle Truck Concept

I could be wrong, but I think there’s a pretty stereotypical checklist of items you need to complete in order to be considered manly. An affinity for meat. A thirst for whiskey. A love of going outdoors. Flannel. Ron Swanson stuff—and stuff I can generally get behind. But this new RTR truck concept? I dunno. […]

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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