These Brands Won’t Make it in the US (as EVs)


Unless you’ve been living under a rock since 2019, you’ve probably realized that just about every major carmaker has plans to go “fully electric” at some point in the rapidly approaching future. That’s going to mean big changes in the way we buy and use cars, obviously— but change is hard, and not every company is going to be willing or able to make those changes.

That equally obvious fact begs the question: who’s not gonna make it?

In my other life as a podcaster and EV enthusiast, I have very different conversations with people than I do in this life as a “car guy” who wants to talk about drag racing and dirt ovals. During one of those conversations with a guy named Phil Gross, we talked about the approximately 15 million new cars sold in the US each year.

I already knew that 15 million number, so I

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10 Must-Have Marketing Skills for 2022

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To promote your business effectively, you need the right marketing skills. In this guide, we’ll cover ten marketing skills that you can’t afford to ignore if you want your online business to succeed.

From a 30,000-foot view, marketing is the process of promoting your products and services.

And the internet’s where a lot of that happens, but the internet has become so noisy that you need outstanding digital marketing skills to succeed. According to Worldometer, about 6 million posts are published online daily.

That’s the kind of noise you need to cut through if you want to be found online.

Even with the best product in your industry, your customers will never discover it without the right marketing strategies in place.

In this guide, we’re going to share several marketing skills and knowledge you need to grow your online business.

The ten most essential marketing

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Kurt Busch takes No. 45 car to victory lane at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped him in his tracks, ducked his head through the window and said: “We did it.”

Did they ever.

Busch survived a weary day of tire attrition, then pinched his way past Kyle Larson for the lead with eight laps to go, before driving away from the reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion to win for the first time at Kansas — and give the up-and-coming 23XI Racing team owned by Hamlin and NBA great Michael Jordan its second win ever.

“That’s the most gratifying part, helping these guys win,” Busch said. “It’s all about team work. I don’t do this alone.”

Larson had the dominant car, riding the top line around the mile-and-a-half oval, but Busch was able to put his Toyota just

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First ride: Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro review review

I’m doubly blessed. Or maybe doubly cursed. Because I’ve already had a ride in a Valkyrie, sitting next to Aston’s subsequently departed CEO Tobias Moers in one at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last year. That was hugely exciting, but took pace at a pace in keeping with damp conditions and the car’s lack of traction control. But at Homestead the sun is blazing and the TC is apparently working. Despite that the naturally aspirated Cosworth V12 is going to be in its 800hp setting – plenty for the short straights of the infield course, Priaulx reckons – but still 200hp short of the full output.

Getting in is an inelegant process, and once in the tight-fitting cabin I’m forced to adopt an offset position so that Priaulx still has room to twirl the yoke-like steering wheel. But, unlike the car at Goodwood, the Pro’s aircon is at least trying

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