Crossovers Designed for Off-Roading

About a year ago, we wrote about a few crossovers – utility vehicles designed primarily for paved roads – that have functional tweaks to enhance their off-road abilities. We’re still not sure if this is a short-lived trend or one that will persist as drivers demand more of a middle ground between basic crossovers and

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What Is a Vehicle Subscription Service?

We expect subscription fees in different areas of life: reading, smartphone apps, yard and snow removal services are just a few that spring to mind. But for our cars? Pull over, because vehicle subscription services already exist in more forms than you may be aware of. On-Demand Subscriptions You’ve probably heard of on-demand subscriptions: You

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When Will Manufacturers Stop Making Internal Combustion Engines?

Internal combustion engines have always been the go-to for car manufacturers. Unless you use an electric vehicle, your car most likely uses an internal combustion engine. Internal combustion engines burn fuel, like gasoline, to create energy that powers your vehicle. This process releases toxic emissions into the air that are harmful to the environment. So,

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Airless Tires: Will They Make It to the Mainstream?

Have you ever considered fitting your vehicle with airless tires? Although not mainstream yet, airless tires, also known as non-pneumatic tires (NPTs), may become a popular alternative one day. In this post, we’ll go over some pros and cons of airless tires and what the timeline for their future in the auto industry looks like.

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What to Expect in 2022 from the Auto Industry

Shazam! That’s how striking some of the changes are that we’re expecting in the auto industry this year, especially with some of the new models for 2022. In this post, we’ll highlight some major changes in the 2022 electric vehicle market, the lasting effects of the chip shortage, and auto show updates. New Models for

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Magnesium-Ion Batteries: The Future of EVs?

As electric vehicles continue to grow in popularity, an ongoing question is what kind of battery is best to power them? So far, lithium-ion batteries have dominated the EV market. However, a new element, so-to-speak, has been on the horizon. According to this article in Advances in Mechanical Engineering, magnesium-ion batteries may prove superior. The

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