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Sunday 30 August 2015
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Take your tools to go

People who wrench on their own vehicles often have big, cumbersome tool chests in their garages, which are not very portable if you need to...


Tube it to the slopes

Safety and security while transporting ski and/or snowboard equipment is always important and the variety of products offered by Sportube...


Your own power center

Here’s a neat idea for anyone who spends time working inside on his or her vehicle(s). The Chamberlain Garage Power Station (Model:...


Lego-built V8

You can really build just about anything using Lego pieces, as proven by Slovenia-based LPE Power. The company specializes in making fully...


Lexus super coupe has show-car origins:

The cool Lexus LC two-door is based on the LF-LC concept model that was displayed at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in...


Porsche drops two cylinders for Boxster, Cayman:

Your Intrepid Spy Guy confirms that Porsche’s next-generation Boxster roadster and Cayman coupe will lose their six-cylinder engines...


Huge hydrogen station would serve land and marine vehicles:

San Francisco, Calif., might soon be home to the world’s largest hydrogen refueling station, and the first one to serve both land and...


Tesla loses on every car it sells, money pit digs deeper:

It’s crunch time for Tesla Motors, reports industry watchdog Automotive News. The Silicon Valley automaker loses more than $4,000 on...


California boards the EV ARC bandwagon:

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is buying 11 portable EV ARC solar-powered electric-vehicle chargers from Envision...

2015 Ford F-150 Platinum

Ford disputes the convention that aluminum costs more to fix:

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says tests it performed found that repairing body damage on the largely aluminum 2015 Ford F-150...