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2021 cadillac escalade will have 38 inch curved oled screen teaser

Cadillac will give its biggest SUV a gargantuan 38-inch curved screen

Cadillac will give its biggest SUV a gargantuan 38-inch curved screen

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade will get a 38-inch curved OLED screen that stretches about halfway across the dashboard. Cadillac claims this will be the first curved OLED screen in a production car, but it remains to be seen whether Cadillac will find a good use for such a large display.
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Bosch’s A.I.-powered tech could prevent accidents by staring at you

Bosch’s A.I.-powered tech could prevent accidents by staring at you

How do you feel about being monitored by artificial intelligence while you drive? Bosch is working on technology that monitors everyone in the car, and it argues it's in the name of saving lives. The system knows if you're dozing off, and whether the person riding in the back is wearing a seat belt.
mercedes benz eqc electric car us launch delayed until 2021

U.S. customers will have to wait another year for Mercedes’ electric EQC

U.S. customers will have to wait another year for Mercedes’ electric EQC

Mercedes-Benz pushed back the U.S. launch of its EQC electric car from 2020 to 2021. Mercedes claims this is due to high demand in Europe, where the EQC went on sale earlier in 2019. But Mercedes may also be concentrating sales in Europe to meet stricter emissions standards.
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All the insane car tech (and one motorcycle) we can’t wait to see at CES 2020

All the insane car tech (and one motorcycle) we can’t wait to see at CES 2020

From Cybertruck competitors to better batteries and more steps toward autonomous cars, CES 2020 will unleash a torrent of automotive technology. Here's what we're expecting from the automotive industry at the latest CES, including one really cool-sounding motorcycle.
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Porsche joins forces with Lucasfilm to design a Star Wars spacecraft

Porsche joins forces with Lucasfilm to design a Star Wars spacecraft

Porsche sports cars are pretty fast, but how about one with hyperdrive? Porsche teamed up with Lucasfilm to design a starship for the Star Wars universe. Named Tri-Wing S-91X Pegasus, the ship will be displayed in scale model form at the premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Cybertruck vs. F-150

The Cybertruck vs. F-150 comparison isn’t fair, Tesla tells California officials

The Cybertruck vs. F-150 comparison isn’t fair, Tesla tells California officials

One of Tesla's top executives explained the Cybertruck will enter production as a Class 2B truck, while the Ford F-150 falls into the 2A category; they're not in the same segment. The Cybertruck's true rivals will be 2B's current leaders: the Ford F-250, the Ram 2500, and the Chevrolet Silverado 2500.
Lyft Rideshare

Lyft takes on car rental services in Los Angeles and the SF Bay Area

Lyft takes on car rental services in Los Angeles and the SF Bay Area

Lyft has confirmed it's operating a car rental service in San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles. Cars can be rented for up to two weeks, with free rides offered to and from the rental location. Lyft Rentals is accessible within the main Lyft app alongside its other transportation offerings such as bikes and scooters.
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The electric Mini Cooper SE’s driving range confirms it’s not a road-tripper

The electric Mini Cooper SE’s driving range confirms it’s not a road-tripper

With up to 110 miles of range in ideal conditions, the Mini Cooper SE is has one of the shortest driving ranges of any electric car sold in the United States. The company argues it was developed as a city car, not for long trips, and buyers can take advantage of quick charging. Pricing starts at $30,000.
Porsche Taycan 4S

The Porsche Taycan falls completely short of the Model S when it comes to range

The Porsche Taycan falls completely short of the Model S when it comes to range

201 miles really isn't great, but we don't think it's going to be a deal breaker for buyers. Those in the market for a Porsche Taycan certainly have the means to invest in a home charger, and odds are they have a gasoline-powered car (or two, or three) for long trips. The EPA has only rated one version of the Taycan.

Uber offers skiers and snowboarders a hassle-free ride to the slopes

Uber offers skiers and snowboarders a hassle-free ride to the slopes

Heading to the slopes this winter? If you need transportation to get between the city and the piste, then Uber's latest offering might well come in handy. Uber Ski operates in 23 locations across the U.S. and guarantees a vehicle that can handle all of your gear. Though it does involve a surcharge.
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Waze just added a new feature designed to make winter drives easier

Waze just added a new feature designed to make winter drives easier

Navigation app Waze has launched a new feature just in time for winter. It lets you report unplowed roads so you can help fellow drivers in the area better plan their route. The feature joins other reportable issues such as potholes and floods, and is available to Waze’s global community of 130 million users.
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Use Wheels’ new helmets and the bikesharing startup will discount your ride

Use Wheels’ new helmets and the bikesharing startup will discount your ride

Eager to keep its riders safe, as well as to avoid scrutiny from regulators, bikesharing startup Wheels has fitted its electric bikes with helmets. And riders will get a discount if they wear one. California-based Wheels operates in eight U.S. locations that include Los Angeles, Chicago, and Miami.
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Outdo your neighbors with this Nissan Leaf mobile Christmas tree

Outdo your neighbors with this Nissan Leaf mobile Christmas tree

Instead of decking the halls, Nissan decked out its Leaf electric car in thousands of Christmas lights. It's a festive demonstration of the car's ability to harvest energy through regenerative braking. This uses energy normally lost as heat to recharge the battery pack.
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This autonomous truck just made a cross-country grocery run

This autonomous truck just made a cross-country grocery run

An autonomous truck developed by startup Plus.ai just completed a cross-country trip, hauling a refrigerated trailer for Land O'Lakes between California and Pennsylvania. The truck took three days to cover the 2,800-mile distance, with minimal human intervention, according to Plus.ai.
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Hacker finds Tesla is working on a neighborhood-friendly Autopilot

Hacker finds Tesla is working on a neighborhood-friendly Autopilot

Tesla is teaching its Autopilot-equipped cars how to recognize stop signs and traffic lights, according to a hacker, which represents a step toward making the software more suitable for urban use. There's no word yet on when the new features are coming, but we expect they'll be rolled out in the coming months.
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Tesla owners now need to pay a monthly fee to unlock their car’s best features

Tesla owners now need to pay a monthly fee to unlock their car’s best features

Digital Trends expects the automotive industry's paywall to continue to grow during the 2020s; Tesla's decision to charge customers for access to full connectivity is only the beginning. The Model S, Model 3, and Model X will nonetheless come standard with basic features such as Bluetooth streaming and navigation.
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This 3D-printed electric car could be sketchiest Kickstarter yet

This 3D-printed electric car could be sketchiest Kickstarter yet

A Chinese startup is running a Kickstarter program to fund production of its 3D-printed electric car. The pint-sized YoYo has a top speed of just 43 mph, with a claimed range of 93 miles. XEV hopes to start production in 2020, and is looking for about $550,000 in funding.
Jaguar I-Pace

A racing-inspired software update could boost the Jaguar I-Pace’s range

A racing-inspired software update could boost the Jaguar I-Pace’s range

The Jaguar I-Pace is getting a software update based on data from real-world driving and the I-Pace eTrophy racing series. Official ratings won't change, but Jaguar claims drivers may get improved real-world range. Jaguar also tweaked the all-wheel-drive and regenerative braking systems.
Transit Smart Energy

Ford wants to trick your body into thinking it’s warm to maximize EV range

Ford wants to trick your body into thinking it’s warm to maximize EV range

Using the climate control system reduces an electric car's range by up to 50%. Rather than giving EV buyers a free parka, the company is working on color-coded ambient lightning technology that makes the passengers feel cooler or warmer than they really are. We could see this feature in production.
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Mercedes-Benz and Bosch are starting an autonomous shuttle service in California

Mercedes-Benz and Bosch are starting an autonomous shuttle service in California

Operating between downtown San Jose, California and the west part of the city, the ride-hailing service will include 30 prototypes based on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Only Bosch and Daimler associates will be allowed to ride in the cars, but the partners plan to open it up to the general public as soon as possible.
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Watch Elon Musk take Los Angeles by storm in the Tesla Cybertruck

Watch Elon Musk take Los Angeles by storm in the Tesla Cybertruck

Los Angeles-based car-spotters were in for a treat when Elon Musk cruised down the 405 freeway in the one and only Tesla Cybertruck prototype, and later parked it in front of a swank Malibu restaurant. The company was either testing something, like the powertrain, or it simply wanted to show off its first pickup.
2021 hyundai sonata n line specs and prototype drive impressions

Hyundai tries to make ordinary sedans more exciting with the Sonata N-Line

Hyundai tries to make ordinary sedans more exciting with the Sonata N-Line

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata has plenty of tech, but it's a bit short on fun. Hyundai will try to fix that with a sporty Sonata N-Line model. We snagged an early test drive of a prototype. On sale in fall 2020, the N-Line packs a 290-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
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The often-forgotten original Tesla model is finally getting some love

The often-forgotten original Tesla model is finally getting some love

The day might come when Tesla needs to establish a division dedicated to classic cars. In the meantime, it promised Roadster owners waiting for spare parts that relief is around the corner. It will establish a service team dedicated to keeping its first model on the road. It's also inviting owners to trade them in.
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Elon Musk and his Cybertruck make a glorious appearance in N64’s GoldenEye

Elon Musk and his Cybertruck make a glorious appearance in N64’s GoldenEye

This pixelated Cybertruck looks surprisingly at home prowling the streets of St. Petersburg, shooting and getting shot at in equal measures. It's also seemingly more bulletproof than it was during its unveiling. Elon Musk makes an appearance in the game to send James Bond on a dangerous, top-secret mission.
waymo expands its robo taxi service with iphone app launch 2019

Waymo edges toward full-fledged robo-taxi service with iOS app launch

Waymo edges toward full-fledged robo-taxi service with iOS app launch

Waymo is making it a whole lot easier to sign up for its Waymo One robo-taxi service after launching its ridesharing app for iPhone. Anyone in the U.S. can apply to join the program, though for now you’ll be put on a waitlist for autonomous rides that operate in Phoenix, Arizona only.
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Hyundai’s dreamy hot hatch concepts could spawn a fun-to-drive hybrid

Hyundai’s dreamy hot hatch concepts could spawn a fun-to-drive hybrid

The day will come when Hyundai will sell a mid-engined super-hybrid priced well into Porsche territory -- how's that for unexpected? The company's on-going RM-badged series of concept cars will ultimately spawn a production model that will very likely be electrified to some degree. Another concept is due out in 2020.
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This simple seat clip could help save the lives of kids left in sweltering cars

This simple seat clip could help save the lives of kids left in sweltering cars

Car Seat CoPilot Automatic Alert System is designed to alert parents or caregivers if they accidentally leave a child in the car. A clip that latches onto the child’s car seat uses a radio frequency signal that triggers an alarm if the paired key fob reaches 10 feet away or more.
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BMW makes Apple CarPlay free across its entire range of models

BMW makes Apple CarPlay free across its entire range of models

BMW is no longer charging buyers of its vehicles an annual $80 subscription to use CarPlay. It was the only company in the industry that did this, and it admirably chose to give up a source of revenue in the name of connectivity. Current BMW owners paying for a subscription will get free CarPlay, too.
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Here’s how Porsche plans to give electric SUVs snow-conquering grip

Here’s how Porsche plans to give electric SUVs snow-conquering grip

The Porsche Taycan may have just launched, but the German automaker is already thinking ahead to future electric models. Porsche has devised a new all-wheel drive system for electric SUVs that will use four motors. This system could be used in an electric Macan, but Porsche hasn't confirmed anything.
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McDonald’s is sending Ford its garbage in the name of sustainability

McDonald’s is sending Ford its garbage in the name of sustainability

Ford isn't breaking into the waste disposal business; its researchers found an innovative way to replace plastic with a natural byproduct of the coffee-roasting process. McDonald's will start sending Ford a significant amount of coffee waste, which will be used to make headlight housings for the Ranger.
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There’s a new ‘Cannonball Run’ record for driving across the USA

There’s a new ‘Cannonball Run’ record for driving across the USA

Three intrepid men took on the challenge of breaking the transcontinental record for traveling from New York to California at very high rates of speed to claim the quickest time ever recorded.
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This Lotus-based submarine helped Tesla make the Cybertruck aerodynamic

This Lotus-based submarine helped Tesla make the Cybertruck aerodynamic

There's at least one vintage car in Musk's garage: a 1976 Lotus Esprit converted into an electric submarine for the 1977 James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me. The wedge-shaped coupe partly influenced the Cybertruck's design, according to the executive. It's a silhouette that's far more aerodynamic than it might seem.
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Tesla proposes dirt-busting lasers to clean grime off windshields

Tesla proposes dirt-busting lasers to clean grime off windshields

Forget using wipers to clean your windshield. Tesla thinks you should be able to destroy the dirt with laser beams. The idea, which showed up in a recently published patent, sounds perfect for Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck, though the company says the technology could be used to clean solar panels, too.
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Tesla’s Model Y could hit the road much earlier than expected

Tesla’s Model Y could hit the road much earlier than expected

The last time we heard, Tesla's all-electric Model Y crossover was heading for a summer 2020 launch, but reports from its Taiwan-based suppliers suggest it could hit the road even sooner, possibly in the next three months. For a company known for missing its deadlines, that would certainly be marked down as a win.