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Petersen Auto Museum hosts second virtual car week August 12-14, 2021

The Petersen Automotive Museum will host its second annual virtual car week, featuring historic content, unseen garage tours, exclusive interviews, event livestreams, and celebrity car meets, from August 12-14, 2021. Following is the schedule of events, premiering live daily for three hours starting at 11am PST on the Petersen YouTube channel: Thursday, August 12 TourRead Full Story

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2021 Porsche Taycan first EV to use the innovative payment system on Electrify Canada network. Photo courtesy Electrify Canada/Porsche

Electrify Canada debuts Plug&Charge payment technology

Electrify Canada has introduced Plug&Charge payment technology, which allows Canadians to charge their electric vehicles without pulling out their wallet, smartphone or bank card. This innovative system is now available on all Electrify Canada chargers across Canada and can be used with Plug&Charge-capable EVs including the 2021 Porsche Taycan models equipped with the feature. TheRead Full Story

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport, five generations of inspiration

During its five-generation production history—1966 to 1996—terms ascribed to the ways in which Ford Bronco owners enjoyed their beloved vehicles include “used and abused,” “battered,” “rusted out” and “highly modified,” to name a few. Designed and built by a famous automotive trio—Donald Frey, Mustang product manager; Lee Iacocca, company president from 1970-1978; and structural designerRead Full Story

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Actors Alex Winter (left) and Keanu Reeves ready their Taycans with a full charge before "Going the Distance."

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter test the Porsche Taycan electric sports car in “Going the Distance”

Porsche has produced an eight-minute film entitled “Going the Distance” to showcase its new Taycan Turbo electric sports car. In this action-packed short film, Porsche enthusiasts and fellow actors Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter embark on an epic road trip in Southern California in two cars, with one charge of electric, to showcase the driveabilityRead Full Story

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1968 Shelby EXP 500 "Green Hornet" and 1967 Ford Shelby EXP 500 "Little Red."

Shelby Mustang Prototypes featured in new documentaries

Craig Jackson, chairman & CEO of Barrettt-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, and his team’s epic search, recovery and restoration of the fabled lost 1967 Ford Shelby EXP 500 prototype dubbed “Little Red” and painstaking restoration of the experimental 1968 Shelby EXP 500 known as the “Green Hornet” will be featured in documentaries sponsored inRead Full Story

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Volvo's In-car app provides seamless charging in Volvo electric and plug-in hybrid cars with Google Android Automotive OS.

Volvo’s ChargePoint in-car app for its Recharge models with Google Android Auto OS

Volvo is simplifying the way drivers of its electric and plug-in hybrid cars recharge, with an in-car app that eliminates the need to swipe a payment method to unlock a charging station and which consolidates multiple charging network accounts into one. The ChargePoint in-car app allows drivers of Volvo Recharge cars equipped with Google AndroidRead Full Story

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The average condition 2 value of the Miata is $15,400, which is up 7.5% from a year ago.

Hottest cars of the pandemic, according to Hagerty’s Automotive Intelligence

Amidst COVID-19, North Americans have taken up an array of new hobbies. From DIY home renovations to cooking TikTok’s infamous feta pasta, new hobbies have formed in this past year like no other time in history. Some of these hobbies have stemmed from having extra free time, while others have sprung from trends. One keyRead Full Story

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McLaren Automotive engineer crowned Young Woman Engineer of the Year

McLaren Automotive scientist and engineer Ella Podmore has been crowned the Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The prestigious industry award celebrates women working in modern engineering to challenge negative perceptions and encourage greater diversity in the profession. “I am absolutely honoured to have been chosen byRead Full Story

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Women motoring journalists from 38 countries on five continents vote Land Rover Defender as World’s Best Car 2021

The journalists of the Women’s World Car of the Year have chosen the Land Rover Defender as the World’s Best Car 2021. To reach this result, the jurors of the international team of 50 female motoring experts from 38 countries and five continents tested dozens of models and evaluated each. Nine vehicles reached the final,Read Full Story

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Porsche celebrates International Women’s Day 2021.

Porsche celebrates ‘driven’ women on International Women’s Day 2021

To mark International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021, Porsche hosted an invitation-only driving event for high-achieving women and their female mentors at the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and LA. The 90-minute driving experiences, with expert coaching included, marked the first time the two U.S. Experience Centers commemorated International Women’s Day with a dedicated program.Read Full Story

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