curbwatching
curbwatching
11/29/19
3:14 PM
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100% with you on all those things except auto-dimming mirrors, which never seem to dim when I want them to, and when they do, ain’t that great. Read more

11/29/19
3:12 PM
2

In May, I’ll be returning my beloved lease vehicle and I’ve decided to spend a year with a fun, unreliable, cheap, weird old car. (Luckily where I live a car is a convenience, not a necessity.) Read more

11/25/19
5:44 PM
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The problem is, the flush door handles, tack-on-screens, etc., are already on production Teslas, and VW hired one of their chief charlatans to drive development of the new VW line.

11/25/19
2:44 PM
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Capacitive buttons on the steering wheel, to make sure you press things accidentally and can’t be certain which button you’re reaching for without looking down:

11/25/19
11:47 AM
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This sounds like a great idea. The landscape is changing so quickly right now, with every automaker having some kind of EV strategy, and a lot of shakeup happening in everyone’s model lines, that it feels kind of like a gamble to commit to any new car for four years. Read more

11/24/19
7:08 PM
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When you think about the (lack of) safety features and handling on that car, this is basically a Faces of Death moment waiting to happen.

11/22/19
7:45 PM
9

I’ve disliked every car Tesla has made until now. Their interiors are shit, and this one’s got that problem as well. Read more

11/22/19
12:23 AM
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The i3 is another great example of awesome futurism. Yes, I wish they had more range, but it makes me happy every time I see one on the road. 

11/22/19
12:22 AM
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Right there with you. Finally, a company has had the guts to do something properly futuristic and weird.  Read more

11/21/19
11:42 PM
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Watching people hate its looks is going to be one of the most fun things about it.

11/21/19
3:15 PM
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I’d like to see Tesla announce that they’re pivoting to becoming the supplier for EV platforms and batteries to the entire automotive industry, with an emphasis on building their Supercharger network to be as ubiquitous as corner gas stations. Read more

11/21/19
1:52 PM
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You can’t stop progress, but you can direct it in better ways. Not everything that’s new is progress. There are plenty of evolutionary dead ends. Read more

11/21/19
12:07 AM
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Right there with you. If I’d bought instead of leasing, I wouldn’t let my Giulia go either. Kind of fun to get to pick up another one in a different color next year, though.