Autospeak Explained: Extended-Range Electric Vehicle

Simplifying car jargon and techspeak for ordinary people.

It's not surprising that the average person on the street doesn't know the difference between electric vehicles, hybrids, and extended-range electric vehicles. After all, just because we own a smart phone doesn't mean we understand how a liquid crystal display works.

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LIST: 5 Beautiful XCAR Videos to Spend Some Time With

Good videos appeal to more than just one sense.

Most car videos on the internet involve a narrator - ours included. However, the narrator isn't always necessary. Sometimes, using little more than a great understanding of mise-en-scène, you can create videos that attack more than just the eyes or the ears. They make you feel something. That's what XCAR does; through thorough interviews and plenty of on-road footage (and, yes, some occasional narration), XCAR's efforts result in some of the most beautiful car videos on the internet.

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Porsche May Have Created the Most Hipster Thing Ever

What's more hip than a pop-up record store in Manhattan?

Occasionally, an event will take place that is so important, so seminal to a place and time that it will be remembered fondly years afterward. This is not one of those events. In actuality, it's just something very strange - so strange, in fact, that even your garden-variety hepcat might consider it too weird with which to get involved. Porsche has created a pop-up record store in Manhattan, focused entirely on the "sound of Porsche." Do we have any hipsters here that knows what that means?

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Who Cares What the Hellcat's Mileage Is?

Drive it the way you'll want to, and you'll be lucky to get 16.

This week's big news in Hellcatland is that Dodge's ultramegafast muscle car has been given a damn impressive 22 mpg rating. That's a hell of an mpg rating for a car that boasts 707 horsepower and remarkable 3.6-second zero-to-sixty time. But who cares what kind of mileage a Hellcat gets?

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7 Awesome Car Beds You'll Want to Sleep In

You're never too old to sleep in a race-car bed.

No one wants to get old. People will do just about anything to recapture their youth. For some of us, that means one thing: Race car bed. If nostalgia is creeping up on you, or you just want your kid to have the coolest room on the block, a race car bed is the way to go. Nothing says "spoiled rotten" or "status" like a bed that looks like a car. Here are seven awesome examples.

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Weekly Car Porn: Off-Roading

These rides love to get down and dirty in the outdoors.

For those of you who like to drool over ridiculously good-looking cars, you are not alone. Car Porn is Web2Carz.com's weekly series where we bring you 10 swoon-worthy automobiles every Wednesday that will always be easy on the eyes and get you through the rest of the week! Roll up your sleeves, because this week, we're getting dirty with these rides that just can't resist adventure.

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