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iRacing subscriptions have surged nearly 50% this year

If the tracks seem a little more crowded in iRacing lately, you’re not imagining things.


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With nearly all forms of global motorsport on hold as the world shelters in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19, more and more pros and fans have turned to the world of sim racing to get their kicks. iRacing is at the forefront, and President and CFO Anthony Gardner tells us that the company has seen unprecedented growth in 2020.

iRacing had about 110,000 active customers at the beginning of the year — that is, people paying the between eight and

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2020 Cadillac CT5 first drive review: Core competencies

Before GM’s premier marque takes a swan dive into the pool of electrification, it has some more traditional new vehicles on the way. One of them is the 2020 CT5, a replacement for the CTS that aims to slot right into the busy compact-luxury sedan segment. After several hours behind the wheel of a V6 model, I think GM’s core competencies are on display, but so are some of the automaker’s usual missteps.

I liked the way the outgoing Cadillac CTS looked, and I have plenty of praise to offer this new body. The CT5’s fastback silhouette makes the car

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2021 Audi A3 sedan debuts bold new look, mild-hybrid option


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After weeks of lusting over the forbidden fruit that is the next-generation Audi A3 Sportback, we finally get a peek at the variant that will eventually be coming to America. Meet the 2021 Audi A3 Sedan with its dramatically updated tech and muscular new design.

The new sedan isn’t that much larger than before. Stretching out to 128 inches, the new A3 is only about 1.6 inches longer than the current four-door and 5.9 inches longer than the updated Sportback that debuted last month. The 103.8-inch wheelbase is unchanged for this 2021 model year, however. Elbow and shoulder

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Triton Model H is a Chevy Suburban-size EV with a claimed 700-mile range

The Triton Model H is an eight-passenger electric SUV and it’s thicc.


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So, say that I have a very specific need for a vehicle that’s electric, can seat eight people and has 200 cubic feet of cargo space for all my stuff. What do I buy? The Tesla Model X is too small and a passenger van is too internal-combustion-y.

New Jersey-based Triton Solar released details about its fully electric eight-passenger SUV this week, called the Model H (yep), which the company says can travel upward of 700 miles on a single charge of its 200-kilowatt-hour battery pack.

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