The Autonomotive Singularity Approaches: Formula E Announces Autonomous Racing Series

27 Nov

Alex Roy's LiveDriveRepeat - Formula E Announces Roborace Autonomous Racing Series

I MUST be Nostradamus over here, because Formula E just announced Roborace, the first driverless racing series pitting autonomous cars head-to-head. I suggested precisely this in my first article about the coming Autonomotive Singularity. I’m absolutely convinced this is the future. Maybe not the ONLY future for racing, but something that will evolve to become a significant part of it. Why? Continue reading

The Harsh Truth Behind Speeding, Part 1

27 Nov

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Las Vegas. Budapest. Bangkok. A party hosted by Rocco Siffredi or Charlie Sheen. These are just a few of the places you should never go without a plan—or at least some protection. And yet there are those who do. You don’t need to be Nostradamus to know this is really, really dumb. For most, the worst consequence is a hangover. For some, a visit to the doctor. For an unlucky few, the hospital.

Read the full story over at The Drive.

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For The Public, Is Dieselgate Over?

24 Nov

Despite the flurry of increasingly bad news, I can’t stop thinking that the car buying public doesn’t know or doesn’t care about DieselGate. OK. Maybe they care a little. But not really. I’m starting to think that this too shall pass.

What say you?

Video #1: Morgan 3-Wheeler Cannonball Run Record Prep

23 Nov

Alex Roy's LiveDriveRepeatThe first video is up from the Morgan 3-Wheeler Cannonball Run Record, which shows some behind the scenes prep as well as interviews with mechanics George Mayer of Spot 44 & Amber Blonigan of GI Automotive.

If you haven’t already, check out Zach Bowman’s side-splitting “It Was Terrible” and my hyperbolic justification, “You Are All Cowards.”

Much, much more video is coming…


Roundup: The Morgan 3-Wheeler Cannonball Record Story So Far

23 Nov

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By now you’re probably aware of the most foolhardy cross-country driving record since Erwin “Cannonball” Baker first set out on a motorcycle 100+ years ago. Yes, I’m referring to 41 hour, 49 minute we miraculously completed in my Morgan 3-wheeler. If you haven’t read the full story… Continue reading