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How Ford Won the Middle Class, and why Volkswagen Didn’t

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In 1908, if the automobile were a citizen it would have been old enough to vote, but almost no workingman in America or anywhere in the world owned such a contraption. Trolley cars and buggies carried most people to the more well-paying jobs in the cities, while people in places like Chicago’s Packingtown or Pittsburgh’s Homestead led short, brutish lives struggling against the elements on foot. If you were a typical workingman, you made approximately 400 dollars a year, which is only $8,000-$10,000 in today’s dollars, a condition of extreme poverty. Read more

A First Look at the Tesla Model 3

On July 8, 2017, Elon Musk, the co-founder of Tesla Motors Inc., tweeted the first photos of the Tesla Model 3. This will be Tesla’s first mass-produced car. The company is famous for their fast, sleek automobiles that made electric cars cool. Read more

Need Better Fuel Economy This Spring? Consider Buying a Motorcycle

The weather is getting warmer, and you know what that means – Gas / Petrol / Benzine / Gasoline prices are going up. Now is the time to get a more fuel efficient vehicle. Before you start checking out $10,000 smart cars, however, you might think about another gas-saving alternative: a motorcycle. Motorcycles and mopeds are becoming increasingly popular among commuters and joy riders, due at least in part to their great fuel economy. Read more