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Carmakers shift up a gear in race to go electric

By Nick Carey

LONDON (Reuters) – With electric car sales soaring and regulations increasingly favouring zero-emission vehicles, a flurry of announcements on Monday showed how the global auto industry has kicked into a higher gear as it races to speed past the fossil-fuel car era.

As part of its own 30 billion euro ($34.7 billion) electrification plan Stellantis – born out of a merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler earlier this year – said it had entered a preliminary agreement with battery maker LG Energy Solution to produce battery cells and modules for North America, where the world’s No. 4 automaker expects more than 40% of its U.S. sales will be electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030.

That follows a recent announcement that Daimler AG will take a 33% stake in battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC), founded in 2020 by Stellantis and TotalEnergies in 2020.

Carmakers are racing to

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Automotive Crypto Company Carnomaly Honors Two Individuals’ Cancer Battles with Special Paint Design at NASCAR Race | News

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Carnomaly (www.carnomaly.io), the world’s leading automotive crypto company announces they will be honoring two individuals and their journeys battling cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in partnership with NASCAR Cup Series veteran Landon Cassill and Gaunt Brothers Racing (GBR) with a special paint design for the No. 96 Toyota Camry car. In addition to highlighting these incredible survivors journeys, Carnomaly will also be donating to one of the individual’s college fund.

On Sunday, October 3rd Carnomaly will highlight Trisha Fennell, the sister-in-law of Carnomaly founder and CEO Scott Heninger, and 12-year-old Avery Pacheco. Fennell is a two-time breast cancer survivor who was first diagnosed in October 2018 and Pacheco was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in August 2019. The car will feature pink and gold ribbons along both sides – pink for breast cancer

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Famous race cars to thunder around Pontiac track at 1st Speed fest

Famous race cars that set records and pioneered new technologies will take to the track at the first American Speed Festival Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at M1 Concourse in Pontiac.

The inaugural event will also feature two days of live racing by classic cars on M1’s 1.5-mile track, famous drivers, a tour of local automotive events and a charity dinner.

 The centerpiece of the weekend is a tribute to the legendary 1960s and ’70s Can-Am race cars, which became famous for unlimited engine power and technical innovation.

Watkins Glen Can-Am 1970. Jackie Stewart debuts the Chaparral 2J Ground Effect Vehicle, aka "the Sweeper," with its 2nd motor that drove two fans to extract air from the interior, thus creating downforce independent of the vehicle speed. This climbing section of the circuit used to be known as "Graham Hill." Photo by Pete Lyons 1970 ©2020 Pete Lyons

Driver and car designer Jim Hall will receive the ASF’s first Master of Motorsports award. Several cars from Hall’s museum in his native Texas will be present, demonstrating the design innovations and performance that made Can-Am one of the most entertaining and influential racing series.

Master innovator bringing cars

“As we honor Jim Hall, we are also showcasing racing innovation.” M1 Concourse CEO Tim

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Check Out This Historic Drag Race Car Collection

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Soon to be retired builder shows off a respectable classic hot rod collection.

American car culture can essentially be summed up, in all of its glory, with just a couple of words, legendary speed. The long history of the American automotive manufacturers and their various violent vehicles will always be revered as some of the most powerful performance cars ever. This has led to a surplus of automotive enthusiasts collecting and protecting mass sums of these crazy classic cars. In this new age of revitalized modern muscle cars dominating both the streets and the drag strip, the vintage vehicles of yesteryear are still widely appreciated. This is probably best shown with this particular collection which aims to showcase some of America’s favorite hot rods.

The first car in this incredible collection of fast fantastic automobiles is a 1966 Ford Falcon whose body was

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