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BMW recycles used electric vehicle batteries as backup power storage

BMW has figured out what to do with electric vehicle batteries when they are not sufficient for cars but still have usable life. By combining used batteries from 100 EVs, BMW created a 2.8-mWh backup power source.
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Tesla Model S race car makes its debut, looks to electrify racing fans next year 1:52

The Tesla Model S will be the sole model used in the Electric GT Championship, a new race series launching next year. That's because it's the only electric car suited for race duty.
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Find a parking space easily with Here, if you drive an Audi, BMW, or Mercedes

If you are driving an Audi, BMW, or Mercedes, you already spent enough money on your car. So stop wasting money looking for a parking spot. These luxury car brands will be sharing real-time information with Here.
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Passion and performance: Jaguar’s F-Pace and F-Type SVR are a knockout combo

Jaguar invited Digital Trends to experience the F-Pace crossover on road and the F-Type SVR on track for one memorable mash-up of luxury and performance.
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Mainstream marketing: Uber reaches out for new riders by debuting gift cards nationwide

Uber gift cards are now available for use in every U.S. city with no expiration dates or added fees. Cards are available in Walmart, CVS, and Target stores. Online purchase will be available soon.
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Chinese ridesharing powerhouse Didi is moving into a new market — Bicycles

Didi Chuxing has already established itself as the dominant force in terms of ridesharing in China, with a market share larger than Uber's. Now, it's looking at two-wheeled options, too with an investment in Ofo.
Home Theater

Two BenQ projectors helped turn this custom car showroom into a party pad 2:38

Tim Walbridge at 503 motoring needed high brightness and high resolution to help convert his custom car showroom into a party and event space, so Digital Trends partnered with BenQ to make it happen.
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Jeep's 2018 Compass debuts in the Brazilian factory that will produce it

The 2018 Jeep Compass will be built in Brazil, appear at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show in November, and go on sale next year. It replaces one of the oldest models in Jeep's lineup.
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Start your kid on the right track with McLaren’s toy supercar

McLaren has announced a new version of the P1, but this time around, the supercar is fully electric, and just a little bit smaller. The pint-sized vehicle is made for those less than 6 years old and costs just under $500.
Computing

Microsoft’s Azure platform will power next-gen connected Renault and Nissan cars

Nissan said on Monday that the Renault-Nissan Alliance has teamed up with Microsoft to create next-generation connected services and features for automobiles. These include remotely monitoring a car and automatically paying parking fees.
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Mazda’s folding-hardtop MX-5 RF begins accepting pre-orders at $33,850

Mazda's folding-hardtop MX-5 RF has been priced from $33,850 for the Launch Edition model. Only 1,000 of the Launch Edition units will be built. Pre-orders will initially be limited to invited customers.