Day: April 2, 2021

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder Emerges from California Storage Container After 35 Years in Hiding

It’s not every day that a piece of automotive history resurfaces after decades in hiding, but trust me when I say that it does happen. Case in point, the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder rediscovered last week by Bobby Green of Old Crow Speed Shop.



a person sitting on a motorcycle: It's not every day that a piece of automotive history resurfaces after decades in hiding, but trust me when I say that it does happen. Case in point, the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder rediscovered last week by Bobby Green of Old Crow Speed Shop. After being built in Stuttgart and raced in Hawaii as well […]


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It’s not every day that a piece of automotive history resurfaces after decades in hiding, but trust me when I say that it does happen. Case in point, the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder rediscovered last week by Bobby Green of Old Crow Speed Shop. After being built in Stuttgart and raced in Hawaii as well […]

After being built in Stuttgart and raced in Hawaii as well as the Bahamas, the car ended up locked away in a shipping container on a hill in Orange County, California, as Hagerty recounts. It was never lost, but it’s certainly found new life now

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Biden aims to juice EV sales, but would his plan work?

Some buyers would find his offer persuasive. Yet Biden’s goal is a daunting one: Even if Congress approves his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, along with its incentives, it would take many years to replace enough internal combustion vehicles with EVs to make a huge dent in tailpipe emissions.

Right now, there are about 279 million vehicles on the road in the United States. The proportion that are fully electric, according to IHS Markit, is 0.36%. Of the 14.5 million new vehicles that were sold last year, 2% were fully electric.

Even if every new vehicle sold were battery powered — something no one envisions — it would take about 15 years to swap out the entire fleet.

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Car Interior Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Ride

You probably have a weekly cleaning routine for your home. Heck, you probably even make sure to hit the car wash the minute the outside of your car starts looking worse for the wear. But when was the last time you actually cleaned your car interior?



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Unlike at home, your dirty shoes are almost always on in the car, and there’s a good chance you’ve been caught snacking during the rush to get to your next destination. All that use makes for a pretty grimy car interior, but most people don’t bother cleaning as often as they should.

To keep the inside of your car sparkling, you should be cleaning it at least once a month, Christian Newman, owner of C & J Automotive Detailing tells TODAY. And if the dog hair and granola bar crumbs start building up even sooner, you might want to clean

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