'Motors'

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Beetles and Benzes in Khartoum

Sudan, usually in the news for its economic and political crises, is also home to a lively and quirky classic car scene.

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This would be cool if it comes to pass:

Some years back I converted my 1960 Ford Falcon to run on propane, but I would have gone electric if the finances and technology were a bit better. Maybe in another year or two I’ll actually do it.

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The joke at the end is eerily prophetic…

Speaking of ending with a joke:

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BRIAN BLESSED!

yes this is a completesentence

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World’s Largest Plane1) Pulls Off Its Latest Flight Test

1) by wingspan

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A good example of two jobs that come with a lot more risk for life & limb than being a cop.

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Cars in driver-assist mode hit a third of cyclists, all oncoming cars in tests

Autonomous cars may be further away than believed. Testing of three leading systems found they hit a third of cyclists, and failed to avoid any oncoming cars.

The tests [PDF] performed by the American Automobile Association (AAA) looked at three vehicles: a 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe with Highway Driving Assist; a 2021 Subaru Forester with EyeSight; and a 2020 Tesla Model 3 with Autopilot.

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A 100% success rate. Impressive.

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[click] The moment Tesla pivots to an autonomous attack drone strategy.

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