Nothing better than a piece of well-aimed satire to get you going, right?
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When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.

Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.

Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?


Faraday Future says hundreds of furloughed workers won't return to work next week - Sean O'Kane, The Verge

EV startup Faraday Future has told employees on “furlough,” or unpaid leave, that it can no longer bring them back to work on March 1st as planned, according to an internal email sent Tuesday and obtained by The Verge.

Things are tough in the world of startups


An automotive influencer writes... - Olly Higuys, Sniff Petrol

So WHY am I thinking of buying this new Porsche? Well, that’s a GREAT question guys. Now, I want to answer this properly, in 27 different ways, all of them over 35 minutes long, but let’s get into it here first. Reason ONE, I guess I’ve always LOVED Porsches. Reason TWO, this is the new 992 guys. I mean, just, I don’t know, RIGHT? Reason three, hey, it’s a PORSCHE isn’t it? Flat V6 engine. Direct injection camshafts. Loads of turbos. It’s the REAL thing, right?

Yes, it's satire. But it's scarily accurate, too


It's Absurd We Put Up With This Crap for So Long - Jason Torchinsky, Jalopnik

Have you ever considered something sort of shitty from the past, like, say, how 8-Track tapes would sometimes pause and click and switch tracks right in the middle of a song, and wonder “why the hell were we okay with this?” If you haven’t you should, because it’s weirdly cathartic, and I suggest starting with this: the profoundly shitty plastic rear windows almost all convertibles had up until pretty recently.

MX-5 owners, are you alright?