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Enlarge / The Sienna resplendent in an elementary faculty car parking zone. In the early 2000s, I used to be out there for a giant automobile. We wanted one thing that might ferry our daughter and stuff round, carry drywall and different home-improvement stuff, and really feel comfy on cross-country journeys to go to my …

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Enlarge / New Tesla wall charger. This week, Tesla launched a brand new wall charger that may plug immediately right into a NEMA 14-50 normal American wall outlet. The new wall charger is much like the corporate’s second-generation cell wall connector however with the power to offer 40 amps (9.6kW) to long-range Model S, X, …

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That’s a heck of a grill. Ford We’ve acquired mouths to feed. With air. Ford Expect snake logos in all places. Ford The 5.2L V8 now sports activities a supercharger. Ford I wager this makes a whole lot of noise. Ford Ford’s press launch says the GT500 is “the pinnacle of any pony car.” But …

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A person attending this week’s CES present in Las Vegas says {that a} lidar sensor from startup AEye has completely broken the sensor on his $1,998 Sony digicam. Earlier this week, roboticist and entrepreneur Jit Ray Chowdhury snapped pictures of a automotive at CES with AEye’s lidar models on high. He discovered that each subsequent …

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Ars at CES 2019 View extra tales As many of the automotive business have scrambled to develop totally driverless automotive know-how over the previous few years, Toyota has taken a pointedly contrarian tack. “None of us in the automobile or IT industries [is] close” to fixing the problem of totally autonomous automobiles, stated Gill Pratt, …

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Endai Huedl/Getty Images Just earlier than the vacations, the peer-to-peer automobile sharing platform Turo launched an fascinating new software. It’s known as the carculator, and it is geared toward serving to Turo’s “hosts” discover out simply how a lot they’re capable of make by renting out their autos. It’s very simple to make use of: …

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Enlarge / Tesla’s Fremont manufacturing facility in July 2018. Mason Trinca for The Washington Post by way of Getty Images Tesla produced a report variety of vehicles within the remaining quarter of 2018, the corporate reported on Wednesday. Tesla produced 61,394 Model 3s, a 15 p.c achieve from the earlier quarter. Production of the Model S …

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Enlarge / In addition to all the brand new stuff we bought to drive (see under), 2018 was the yr we dove into the pleasant world of Japanese imports. Aurich Lawson Just as I lastly bought used to writing the date as 2018, it is time to be taught a complete new quantity. As is …

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Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks in Austin, Texas, on March 10, 2018. On Wednesday, attorneys representing Elon Musk requested a federal decide to dismiss a defamation lawsuit introduced by a British cave explorer whom Musk known as a “pedo guy” on Twitter. The movement to dismiss, filed in US District Court in California’s Central District, …

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The GMC Terrain begins at $25,000. The mannequin we examined was simply over $40,000. Eric Bangeman The Terrain has the same old huge grille and massive GMC emblem. Eric Bangeman All black, with roof rails. Eric Bangeman The rear of the Terrain. Eric Bangeman Nearly 30ft3 of cargo house, which greater than doubles with the …

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