It may be a bit unorganized, even chaotic, but the Arsenal of Democracy is gearing up as the auto industry is scrambling to help health care workers fight a pandemic. Politics and confusion aside, carmakers and suppliers are forming partnerships and retooling idled plants to make masks, respirators, ventilators, and protective gear. Despite the voluntary […]
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On Friday, after hinting that he may do so previously, President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) compelling General Motors to make ventilators. This action is specific to General Motors, but confusingly comes several hours after that company announced plans to build ventilators at its Kokomo, Indiana, plant with partner Ventec Life Systems, which […]
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We’ve seen all kinds of “tiny homes,” but this incredibly, wood-lined one doesn’t feel so small thanks to its clever use of space and materials. Also, it’s actually a school bus—so it’s not really that tiny, and combined with its excellent execution, it has just about everything a camper could need for you to live […]
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The Bloodhound LSR team, caretakers of the long-gestating effort to eclipse the 763-mph land-speed record using a jet-powered wheeled missile of the same name, released a really cool video that shows how its car stacks up against representations of a Formula 1 racer, a Bugatti Chiron, and a regular road car in regards to acceleration […]
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Is it just us, or does it seem like every last morsel of scandale and rumor about the new Chevrolet Corvette has cropped up in the internet’s every nook and cranny? GM employees have been arrested while driving it. One poor example had its wheels stolen while parked in Detroit, Michigan. There are aftermarket parts for it already, and […]
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