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A short video tour of the Tesla Gigafactory

Construction of Tesla’s massive, battery-producing Gigafactory is well underway in the middle of the Nevada desert. So far, CEO Elon Musk and others in the company have been reluctant to give the press much access to the site, but as…

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New use for the Porsche Cayenne: beach waterslide

Beaches are breeding grounds for dangerous pastimes. Flyboarding, freediving, kite-surfing: as if the sea weren’t already trying to kill you with sharks and irukandji, it clearly instills death-wishes in all who draw near its sandy shores. As yet another example of dumb…

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Fiat Chrysler wants your MILF money

On Friday, people across North America were preparing for a weekend full of fireworks and meat products when we were all reminded of Fergie. Not gingery Sarah, Duchess of York, ex-wife of Britain’s Prince Andrew, who might not even have been…

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Happy Independence Day (or Canada Day, for some of you)

Howdy, folks! We’re skipping out a bit early for the July 4 celebrations, but before we go, we want to wish our American readers a happy Independence Day–or for those in the Great White North, happy Canada Day. No matter where…

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8 Instagram accounts for car & travel fans

Stuck at your 9-to-5 job, wishing you could ditch the desk and dash off to weekend auto show or take a refreshing road trip? The bad news is, we can’t do anything to help you get outta town. Sorry, being…

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Where are the women at Honda, Kia, Nissan, Toyota?

Yesterday at TheCarConnection, I wrote about a new website that ranks companies according to their gender diversity–specifically, by the number of women who sit on their executive teams and boards of directors. Here’s an excerpt: Today, it’s generally agreed that diversity is beneficial…

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Quick read: Florida dealerships respond to Orlando tragedy

From Auto News, a brief piece about Florida dealers’ responses to the Pulse nightclub shootings. I found this excerpt particularly interesting, since AutoNation is ranked #162 on the Fortune 1000, yet earned a mere 10 points on HRC’s 2016 Corporate Equality…

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Lesbians and Subaru: A brief history

When we think of stereotypical “gay cars”, we often think of the Mazda Miata, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Fiat 500–small, flashy rides that stand in flamboyant contrast to the sober, “manly” pickups and sedans that our fathers might love. (Which is ironic,…

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Orlando

As an LGBT website with an LGBT staff of writers, it would be impossible to let the events of yesterday pass without mention. But as often happens, others expressed our sentiments — namely sadness, frustration, and hope — far better…

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Honda issues third attack on HB2, but defends doing business in North Carolina

Honda has just issued a third statement about North Carolina’s HB2, the hateful, transphobic, homophobic, so-called “bathroom bill” that was signed into law by GOP Governor Pat McCrory to address a problem that doesn’t exist. As you’ll see below, the…