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The Tesla is the only electric car company that is addressing the charging issue head-on. What other car company has a massive global quick charging network? This is more about the United States even though Tesla is growing the Supercharger network worldwide. Currently Tesla has 2,636 Supercharger stations at 373 locations in North America. Impressive right? Well Tesla now plans to double this number by the end of 2017. Smart move considering the number of Model 3’s that will be hitting the road in the next few years. ...

Amazing time lapse video of a Chrysler Hemi FirePower engine from start to finish. The rebuild took 10-months, a ton of work, and over 40,000 photos. Very cool. ...

Alfa Romeo is making a statement in the SUV market with their Stelvio, named after a winding pass in the Italian Alps. There are two power options, a turbo 2.0-liter four cylinder that makes 280hp (with an 8-speed automatic and all-wheel drive) and a 505hp 2.9-liter turbo V-6. The bigger engine option, the only option in my opinion, gets from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds. State-of-the-art engines are the beating hearts of each and every Alfa Romeo. Every Stelvio, Stelvio Ti and Stelvio Quadrifoglio are powered by class-leading engines that embody...

The video above shows off one of the coolest pickup truck toolboxes ever. No more having your tools sliding around in the bed of your truck or having a large lock-box that alerts criminals to something of value. This dude built shelves inside of the side panel of the truck bed. To access the hidden toolbox he electrically opens the entire side of the pickup truck bed. Not only does this custom truck tool box make use of free space it is almost theft proof. A criminal can’t steal what they can’t find. ...

Let me just get the bad news out of the way up front. The AUTOLift 3000 seems to be stuck in Czech Republic for the time being. Pricing and US availability are still up in the air. Now on the good parts. Holy cow is this car lift thin and light weight. You can lift just about any car (up to 6,600 pounds) to just under two feet off the ground. The power for this ultra-thin car lift is provided by a standard electric or air-powered drill. Then, you can...

Autopilot Full Self-Driving Hardware (Neighborhood Short) from Tesla Motors on Vimeo. The video above shows a Tesla with Autonomous driving is doing in real time. It is pretty amazing. The Tesla Motors autonomous software visualizes and color codes its world. Purple squares for street signs, green squares for in-path objects, red and purple lines for lanes, grey lines for road flow, etc… There is so much data being...

The famed car designer, Henrik Fisker, has had some rough bumps along the way. Not going to talk about those here. I am going to talk about the fact that he isn’t giving up. Fisker’s latest electric vehicle (EV) the EMotion has a “theoretical” 400 mile range and a top speed of 161 mph. These numbers depend on a new graphene battery, currently under development btw UCLA, coming to reality.  If things work out this carbon fiber EV will be built in California and unveiled in 2017. Some cool features of this concept...

I am one of the few guys who actually like minivans. I know plenty of moms (and dads) who are driving a bulky SUV with 4-wheel drive just because they can’t get over the minivan stigma. I get it, they aren’t the coolest or fastest vehicles on the road. But hey, they sure are great for hauling gear, friends, and more in style. Heck, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica even has a built-in vacuum cleaner and seats that fold totally flat. I digress. Nissan is flexing their minivan muscle with their latest all-electric van the e-NV200....

If you have ever installed a roof rack on your vehicle for carrying your extra curricular activities you know how challenging it can be. Think bikes, boats, surfboards, etc… Some cars require drilling holes in the roof or the use of potentially paint scratching window grabber mounts. Not cool. With that said, there are a handful of  cars that make putting roof racks on quite easy. For example, the Tesla Model S has four threaded holes hiding under little trapdoors waiting for a roof rack installation. So, if you don’t have...

The Hennessey Velociraptor 6X6 Truck. Because, just because! This ridiculously priced animal ($295,000+) starts off as a 2017 Ford Raptor. An extra axle and 20-inch wheels are added, Fox suspension, new roll bar, LED lights, and new bumpers front to back. Why stop there? Opt for the engine upgrade and it takes the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 from 450 hp to over 600 hp with upgraded exhaust, intercooler, computer, and turbos. Ordering my hot wheels version  now. ...