Day: February 23, 2021

I Had No Idea The Renault Fuego Was The Car With This Huge Automotive First

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Photo: Renault

Earlier today, I wrote about a fictional ’80s-era EV on a television show and how it had a remote locking system that featured, comically, a telescoping antenna. Because our commenters are composed of the world’s most elite group of painful car geeks, I was soon informed that even in our boring old reality, there were remote key fobs in the early 1980s, and they required no ridiculous antennae. And the first car to feature such an innovation was one I’d not expected, and this realization affected me so much that I’m writing about it right now.

The car was the 1983 Renault Fuego (starting in late 1982), and the innovation was remote locking.

Yes, that’s right, the often-ridiculed Fuego was the pioneer in something that is expected on pretty much all new cars today: the ability to click a button on a little oblong in your pocket

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Another woman bought car from metro salesman, never received title over a year later | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Another woman said she was also the victim of the same used car salesman featured on FOX4 Problem Solvers two weeks ago.

Angela Thomas bought a 2006 BMW in November 2019 but has never been able to legally drive it. That’s because the man who sold it to her never gave her the title, she said.

“There were always excuses,” said Thomas, who had pretty much given up hope until she saw a story on FOX4 Problem Solvers featuring the same used car salesman that she said duped her — Greg Bolton.

Bolton claims to be working for various used car lots in Kansas City, or at least that how he advertises on Facebook.

For example, the first upset customer of Bolton’s we met was Briana Roland who

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Gordon Murray Automotive T50s Niki Lauda honors 2 kinds of F1 greats

Such a refreshing look for a track car.


Gordon Murray Automotive

If you name your car after Formula One great Niki Lauda, it better be good. Thankfully, if there’s any company likely worthy of building such a car, it’s Gordon Murray Automotive, the company responsible for bringing the McLaren F1-inspired T50 to life. Without further ado, this is the GMA T50s Niki Lauda, meant to be the be-all and end-all for a track car.

GMA and its man in charge, Professor Gordon Murray — yes, that Murray from the iconic McLaren F1 program — revealed the T50s Niki Lauda on Monday, which also happens to be the late Lauda’s birthday. He would have been 72 years old. The T50s is a fitting tribute to the F1 legend, but unlike Murray’s work on the McLaren F1 and F1 GTR programs, where the latter was based on the former, the T50s

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Why Is Driving Posture Important and How Do You Correct It?

Driving posture: This is how you should sit while driving | Torque

Self-driving a car could be one of the most convenient ways to do your everyday commuting. You will have total control on when and how to do the traveling and if you are one among those who travel for couple of hours to work on a day-today basis, you may take breaks as and when required if you self-drive your car. 

If you have not learnt to drive yet and if you are planning to do so, then one of the best driving school Sydney is the Ltrent. With about 50 years of experience in this field, teaching you how to drive and making you clear your driving test will be a breeze. Check their website https://www.ltrent.com.au

You can input your location on their website and check for the availability of slots and book for classes according to your convenience. They have a reputation for being customer-centric and so you … Read More