Cars & Comrades
Episode 10

Automotive News 4-6-21

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Car related news for dialectical gearheads. We've got GM news, Elon Musk/Tesla news, a potentially cool new hot hatch in the works, and a stupid state appellate court ruling that will definitely create a precedent for hurting working class people for decades to come. Buckle up and join us for a meandering journey through the news.

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GM announces the coming end for fossil fuel vehicles:
https://www.motorbiscuit.com/gm-announces-the-end-of-building-diesel-gas-powered-cars-and-trucks/

How protesters in Myanmar (Burma) are using cars to slow down state forces:
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.autoblog.com/amp/2021/02/17/myanmar-coup-protests-broken-down-cars/

Toyota/Subaru Hot Hatch coming:
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.roadandtrack.com/news/amp35458840/subaru-and-toyota-awd-hot-hatch-rumor/

The unfortunate passing of Sabine Schmitz:
https://www.motorsportweek.com/2021/03/17/german-racer-sabine-schmitz-passes-away-aged-51/

Earthquake hits famed Japanese Motorsports complex, Ebisu Circuit, leaving behind severe damage:
https://jalopnik.com/japans-ebisu-circuit-suffers-heavy-damage-after-earthqu-1846283529

Michigan court makes stupid ass decision. You gotta hear it to believe it:
https://www.forgednfast.com/michigan-court-rules-that-a-tire-rotation-does-not-include-tightening-lug-nuts/
 
Is Tesla on board with #ACAB?
https://www.abc12.com/2021/03/17/tesla-on-autopilot-slams-into-michigan-state-police-patrol-car/

Tesla vehicles banned from Chinese military facilities:
https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN2BB18R
 
"Go-go-gadget" capitalism:
https://gizmodo.com/this-mars-bar-rover-will-chase-you-around-a-store-and-t-1846514705
 
Might have missed a couple because I accidentally closed a bunch of tabs before uploading this episode. Might have gotten them out of order too. But you have Google, so you can work around our incompetence.
 

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