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As BoldRide’s managing editor, George Kennedy helps bring forth his voice and perspective of the automotive landscape. Before joining the BR team, George was the senior writer at WheelsTV and was a feature writer for Hemmings Classic Wheels and the Boston Globe. He has also been an associate editor for Autoblog and Consumer Reports.

MIT Students Win Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Compeititon


When Elon Musk first released the concept of the Hyperloop, we figured Musk had created an entirely new industry that he could master. But to the surprise many, he opened up the technology to the world, and several companies are working on prototypes. It has also spawned a over a hundred collegiate teams, which just competed for the top Hyperloop design going forward. Continue Reading »

Your Health Plan Will NOT Cover this 107-MPH Mobility Scooter


Mobility scooters are a crucial way for the elderly and injured to get around. Considering their small wheels and electric motor, speeds are kept purposefully down. But two insane individuals have tuned up a mobility scooter that put out a record-setting top speed. Continue Reading »

EPA Trying to Prohibit Converting Road Cars into Race Cars

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Grassroots racing is one of the most amazing parts of motorsport. Sure, there is a spectacle in going to a NASCAR or Formula 1 race, but go to any local dirt track, autocross, or drag strip on a weekend and you’ll find folks with limited budgets going fast. And the EPA wants to put an end to it (allegedly). Continue Reading »

Russian Sherp is the Ultimate Amphibious 4×4


It goes without saying that specialization sometimes brings up limitations in vehicles. A car designed for the track will not do well with the least bit of dirt or rocks, while a 4×4 designed for the trail won’t be able to corner at high speed. But some vehicles can do just about anything, and when we come across those, it raises our eyebrows. Continue Reading »

Ferrari 335 S Goes for $36.2 Million at Auction, Becomes World’s Most Expensive Car


It feels like every few months, we’re announcing a new world-record set for the price of a single car, and why not? The rich are getting richer, and there are less and less rare sports cars on the market. That combination of supply and demand means there’s no end in sight for car values, like this rare Ferrari which sold at auction last week for a record price. Continue Reading »

Our Favorite Car Ads From Super Bowl 50


Last night, walking-talking Papa John’s ad Peyton Manning and the rest of the Denver Broncos beat Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. The coverage teetered on the edge of “lifetime achievement award night” for Manning, who may or may not have announced his retirement by endorsing Budweiser several times in postgame interviews. Continue Reading »

Was the O.J. Simpson Trial to Blame for the Demise of the Ford Bronco?


Earlier this week, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story aired to critical acclaim. It is shaping up to be one of the more talked-about series going into 2016 as we get a glimpse of the “Trial of the Century” which has not yet been seen. And we get to see contemporary actors go through all the most memorable moments of the case. It calls to mind one of the most iconic parts of the case- the White Ford Bronco. Continue Reading »

Jayden Smith Spotted With a Tesla Model X Before (Almost) Everyone Else


Being the offspring of a Hollywood great has to be difficult. We don’t mean difficult in terms of going to the best schools or having all the latest swag. We mean such a parental dynamic means the kid doesn’t always end up as the most well-developed member of society. But it certainly has its perks. Continue Reading »

Unplugging the Cadillac ELR: 5 Reasons Caddy’s Green Car Didn’t Spark Sales


This week, General Motors announced that it will be pulling the plug on the Cadillac ELR. I was extremely excited about this car when it was first announced, and really enjoyed my limited time behind the wheel. But the extended-range plug-in hybrid luxury coupe never out-shined the Chevrolet Volt with its time on the market, and it never felt like a fully baked idea. Is that why the ELR failed? Continue Reading »

Despite Low Fuel Prices, EVs Doing Just Fine


Oil prices are down, and unless you are a small-time oil driller, that’s good news. The last time that there was a historical downturn in fuel prices, hybrids and electric vehicles saw huge drop-offs in sales. Continue Reading »