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Electric vehicles are the biggest automotive trend in ‘100 years or so,’ analyst explains [Video]

The next decade could be one of accelerating electric vehicle (EV) adoption.

“It’s an exciting time ahead of us with regards to new technology in the automotive industry,” Martyn Briggs, an analyst at Bank of America, said on Yahoo Finance Live (video above). “You’ve got to go back a hundred years or so before we had such a transition, ironically then from electric to combustion cars, and now obviously we’re going to be doing the reverse.”

In August, President Biden announced a target for EVs to represent half of all U.S. auto sales by 2030. To give the scale of the effort, the share of new electric vehicles sales, which also include plug-in hybrids, reached 2% in 2020.

“50% in the U.S. might sound bullish from where we are today, but if you look at that kind of momentum of the models that are coming out, how good they

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Lamborghini Countach left disassembled for 13 years worth $250,000

The ultimate kit-car, a “crowd-stopping” Lamborghini that has sat disassembled in storage for 13 years is set to fetch up to £180,000 (~$250,000) at auction.

The 1982 Lamborghini Countach was disassembled in 2008 in preparation for a restoration project that never commenced.

The 1982 Lamborghini Countach was disassembled in 2008 in preparation for a restoration project that never commenced.
(SWNS/Historics Auctioneers)

The right-hand-drive 1982 Countach LP5000S, the “poster car of the decade”, will be sold to someone happy to put in the time or money to restore it to its former glory.

The car is expected to be worth at least £370,000 (~$500,000) once it has been put back together.

Highly coveted among car fan groups online already, this is one of 37 right-hand-drive models that were made by “design genius” Marcello Gandini.

Lamborghini has recently released details of its born again Countach, on sale for $2.6 million, to pay tribute to 50 years of the car.

(SWNS/Historics Auctioneers)

The vendor purchased the car

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How Trinny Woodall Built A $250 Million Magnificence Empire In 4 Years

The naming of beauty products is another thing manufacturers should consider extra fastidiously. It’s one thing Arboine says she has “a massive problem with”. The lack of options for girls of color is what triggered Florence Adepoju to create her personal makeup company, MDM Flow, in 2015.

Estée Lauder, the founding father of the company that bears her name, was a visionary and a job mannequin. She was a challenger who proved that anything was attainable — when you dared to dream it and had the heart and gumption to go for it. Ahead of her time in each method, she created and ran one of the world’s most prestigious and progressive firms while serving as a wife, mother and a loyal pal to many. And she did all of it with allure, humor and exquisite style. She liked beauty with a passion and believed wholeheartedly in its energy. After … Read More

70 years of automotive design from the front row

Whenever not trying to produce cars through the 1970s and 1980s, his Cumberford Design International worked in Europe on behalf of clients including Renault and Citroen. Patrick Le Quément, for many years head of design for Renault, remembers meeting the critic shortly after he’d unwittingly fired him — along with all outside consultants — shortly after assuming the role in the mid-1980s.

 “I threw out the baby with the bathwater,” says Le Quément, who’s credited with creating the Twingo and the original Ford Sierra. But he and Cumberford made amends. “What I like about Robert is that he is above all a designer who writes and not a journalist who dabbles in design. He understands, what else can I say?”  

“Robert has an opening to the real world, to design in general and socio-cultural evolutions,” he said.

It was around this time — 1986 — that Automobile magazine hired Cumberford

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