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Electric trucks of the future turn to the past to cut down on emissions

By stringing electrical cables over the road, Siemens has developed a hybrid truck that draws power from the cables like a trolley. What started in Sweden is making its way to a part of the 710 and 405 highways in Los Angeles.
Cars

The ultimate McLaren is on the way, and it's looking to the F1 for inspiration

McLaren will introduce a successor to the three-seater F1 road car in 2019 with new hybrid technology, a new chassis, wild styling, and a price tag over $2 million. It will slot above the P1.
Cars

A historic 1964 Ford Mustang with an unusual past heads to auction

A 1964 Ford Mustang hardtop wearing chassis number 00002 is scheduled to cross the auction block next month. It's a base, low-spec model, but it could sell for more than half a million dollars due to its historical significance.
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Microsoft is licensing its tech to car firms, with Toyota first to jump on board

Microsoft has detailed a new program that will make a broad swathe the company's technologies available to automobile manufacturers, with Toyota being announced as the first partner to sign up.
Cars

Dodge's Challenger Demon uses race car tech to annihilate tires

Dodge has announced it will introduce a new variant of the Challenger named Demon at the New York Auto Show. The model will be faster, lighter, and more powerful than the 707-horsepower Hellcat.
Cars

Techart’s turbocharged Porsche 911 Cabriolet is the best way to have a bad hair day

Tuner Techart has given the Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet a complete makeover and 711 horsepower. Love it or hate it, it's hard to deny the modifications don't give the topless Turbo a head-turning look.
Cars

John Deere tractor owners allegedly use hacked Ukrainian firmware for repairs

Upset that a John Deere licensing agreement forbids repairing their own tractors, farmers turn to allegedly hacked Ukrainian firmware. Farmers see repair restrictions as a threat to their business and to their freedom.
Cars

You can basically drive a brand-new Honda Clarity for free

If you live where the hydrogen stations are, Honda’s new Clarity is an excellent choice, especially when you realize that Honda’s giving them away.
Cars

New Brooklyn-based motorcycle company shows first prototype for premium market

Starting with the intention to redefine premium motorcycle design and manufacturing, Vanguard Motorcycles introduced its first model. From its structural high-performance engine to its tablet-like dashboard the Roadster stands out.
Cars

Rise up! Watch this modded-out Jeep lift itself 9 feet and straddle smaller cars

The Verizon Hum Rider is a modified Jeep Grand Cherokee on stilts built by marketing firm Thinkmodo to promote Verizon's Hum dongle. No, buying a Hum won't give your car the ability to lift itself nine feet in the air.
Cars

BMW will go all-in on Formula E, the electic car-racing series, beginning in 2018

BMW was confirmed by the FIA as one of nine Formula E "constructors" for the 2018-2019 season. Manufacturers are showing more interest in this relatively new race series for electric cars.
Cars

Lexus floats a new brand idea, the high-performance Lexus Sports Yacht

Toyota isn't new to the boat business, but the recently introduced 42-foot Lexus Sports Yacht is the first to use a corporate brand name. Two Lexus V8 racing engines can move the Sports Yacht at speeds up to 49 miles per hour.