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Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s Cybertruck with strange looks and great performance

Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s Cybertruck with strange looks and great performance

Elon Musk opened the metaphorical curtains Thursday evening to unveil Tesla's new Cybertruck. This is the fourth model in the Tesla range, and the only model aimed squarely at the largest-selling sector of the U.S. automotive market. This truck represents a major design departure for Tesla.
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Elon Musk spills the beans on Tesla Cybertruck pre-order numbers

Elon Musk spills the beans on Tesla Cybertruck pre-order numbers

Tesla boss Elon Musk unveiled the extraordinary Cybertruck on Friday, paving the way for any interested buyer to drop a $100 pre-order deposit on the futuristic vehicle. And within 48 hours, more than 180,000 people had opened their wallets with the hope of receiving the electric pickup in the next couple of years.
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Lamborghini’s newest concept car is a gamer’s dream come true

Lamborghini’s newest concept car is a gamer’s dream come true

This futuristic, fighter jet-inspired one-seater is based on the Sian FKP 37, so it's powered by an 819-horsepower hybrid powertrain. Lamborghini created it for Gran Turismo Sport, and gamers will be able to race it in early 2020. There's no word yet on whether it will spawn a production model like McLaren's rival car.
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GM’s electric pickup coming for Tesla and Rivian in 2021

GM’s electric pickup coming for Tesla and Rivian in 2021

General Motors announced that a 2021 debut is in the works for an all-electric pickup truck to go up against competition from Tesla and Rivian for the business of a new kind of truck buyer who will embrace an electric platform.
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GM recalls 640,000 vehicles for carpet fire risk

GM recalls 640,000 vehicles for carpet fire risk

A faulty seat belt pretensioner could expel hot gases and ignite carpeting after an accident in 2019-2020 GM trucks. In all 640,000 trucks are involved in the recall, although GM believes only one percent of those are actually at risk.

MIT finds that it might take a long time for EVs to be as affordable as you want

MIT finds that it might take a long time for EVs to be as affordable as you want

According to a study, MIT found flaws in the theory that electric vehicles could achieve price parity with gas-powered ones in the next five years. The biggest factor is the price of lithium-ion batteries, which make up a huge chunk of an EV's cost.
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Volkswagen to cease all non-electric motor sports programs

Volkswagen to cease all non-electric motor sports programs

Volkswagen will be ceasing all motor sports ventures that incorporate an internal combustion engine, according to a statement released Friday. The move further underlines Volkswagen's commitment to electric vehicles (EVs), and comes as a surprise to the motor sports world.
Mach-E Reveal At 2019 LA Auto Show

What I saw at the LA Auto Show gives me hope for humanity

What I saw at the LA Auto Show gives me hope for humanity

LA is the biggest car sales city, in the biggest car sales state, in the second largest car sales country. And Los Angeles has particular tastes as to what it wants from a new car. So when the 2019 LA Auto show opened it's doors, we angelenos got exactly what we wanted.
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With the Cybertruck, Musk brings a phaser to a gunfight. Will anybody buy it?

With the Cybertruck, Musk brings a phaser to a gunfight. Will anybody buy it?

Tesla built a better pickup truck based on its specs. It's big, it's powerful, and it looks like nothing else on the market, But can Elon Musk's Cybertruck win buyers in a market where image is king, trucks are a huge part of individual identity, and cyberpunk is a head-scratcher?
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How to watch Elon Musk unveil the Tesla Cybertruck, a new electric pickup truck

How to watch Elon Musk unveil the Tesla Cybertruck, a new electric pickup truck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk will unveil the company's much-anticipated Cybertruck electric pickup truck on Thursday evening, part of the company's push to break into a segment of the automobile market that's largely been ignored by electric carmakers. Here's how to watch the event live.
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Rumor has it that Ford will build a tuned Shelby edition of the new Mach-E

Rumor has it that Ford will build a tuned Shelby edition of the new Mach-E

The polarizing response to Ford's announcement of a new Mach-E Mustang immediately started a rumor mill of ideas, including the possibility of a Shelby version of the electric vehicle. Hardcore Mustang enthusiasts are slow in accepting a four-door pony car with the name Mustang.
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Eyesight Technologies’ in-car A.I. can tell when drivers smoke or use phones

Eyesight Technologies’ in-car A.I. can tell when drivers smoke or use phones

Computer vision startup Eyesight Technologies has developed new in-car monitoring technology for spotting when drivers are using cell phones or smoking while behind the wheel. These major potential causes of car accidents stop drivers from focusing fully on the road in front of them.
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New Hyundai Ioniq electric vehicle gets big boosts in range and horsepower

New Hyundai Ioniq electric vehicle gets big boosts in range and horsepower

Hyundai pulled the cover off the 2020 Ioniq Electric in Los Angeles today, revealing that it has received a whole host of upgrades over the previous model. Giving showgoers a peek into future crossover plans, Hyundai also gave a glimpse of a new concept called the Vision T.
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Volkswagen found something fun to do with its Atlas Cross Sport family hauler

Volkswagen found something fun to do with its Atlas Cross Sport family hauler

Despite having the word sport in its name, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport isn't a very sporty vehicle. But VW slapped its name on a Baja 1000 off-road racer anyway. The Atlas Cross Sport race truck was unveiled at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, and will race in the 2020 Baja 1000.
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes-Benz’s electric EQC is one of the most affordable cars in its segment

Mercedes-Benz’s electric EQC is one of the most affordable cars in its segment

Mercedes-Benz is taking another shot at the electric car segment with a crossover named EQC. It's GLC-like in size, proportions, and design, but it's electric-only -- don't look for a V6 here. Sales begin nationwide in 2020. Will Mercedes-Benz catch up to Jaguar's sporty, segment-bending I-Pace crossover?
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Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring adds plug-in hybrid power

Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring adds plug-in hybrid power

At the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, Lincoln announced it is adding a second plug-in hybrid to its lineup with the Corsair Grand Touring. The crossover boasts 266 horsepower and an electric range of 25 miles. Lincoln will launch the Corsair Grand Touring in summer 2020, with pricing to be announced closer to that time.
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2020 Karma Revero GTS adds performance to go with its sleek looks

2020 Karma Revero GTS adds performance to go with its sleek looks

The 2020 Karma Revero GTS is a sportier version of the recently unveiled Karma Revero GT plug-in hybrid. The GTS adds torque vectoring and is quicker from zero to 60 mph, according to Karma. It carries a $149,950 price tag, and starts production in 2020 at Karma's California factory.
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Pint-sized 2021 Kia Seltos crossover could be a great tech value

Pint-sized 2021 Kia Seltos crossover could be a great tech value

The 2021 Kia Seltos is coming to the United States after launching overseas. While it will be one of Kia's cheaper models, the Seltos will offer a long list of available tech features. Kia expects a base LX model to start around $22,000 with all-wheel drive when the Seltos goes on sale next year.
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Hyundai shocks us with its mid-engined RM19 sports car concept

Hyundai shocks us with its mid-engined RM19 sports car concept

Hyundai revealed its all-new RM19 mid-engine racing prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The latest idea from Hyundai’s performance N sub-brand carries a two-liter engine rated at 390 horsepower, and points the way toward future road cars. It’s not a production model, but we’re hoping it becomes one.

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback is all about style, but still has substance

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback is all about style, but still has substance

The 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback is the follow-up to Audi's first mass-market electric car. The Sportback takes the mechanical package from the standard E-Tron and wraps it in sleeker bodywork. The Audi E-Tron Sportback made its public debut at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show.
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Would you guess that the 600-horsepower 2020 Audi RS Q8 is a hybrid?

Would you guess that the 600-horsepower 2020 Audi RS Q8 is a hybrid?

The flagship of Audi's SUV range is also the latest addition to its growing portfolio of hybrids. Sure, the RS Q8 packs a 600-horsepower V8 engine, but it relies on a 48-volt mild hybrid system to keep fuel economy in check. It gains chassis upgrades, plus an RS-specific version of the standard Q8's technology.
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The Bloodhound Land Speed Car saw its paint peel off in a 600-plus-mph test run

The Bloodhound Land Speed Car saw its paint peel off in a 600-plus-mph test run

Former RAF pilot Andy Green and the Bloodhound LSR team made considerable strides on the floor of the South African desert testing the car for further assaults on its own land speed record, and then the 1,000-mile-per-hour barrier.
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Horsepower and 3D-printing collide in the hottest Mini hatchback to date

Horsepower and 3D-printing collide in the hottest Mini hatchback to date

The Mini John Cooper Works GP concept first seen at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show will go into production in 2020, the firm has confirmed. The 300-plus-horsepower John Cooper Works GP is the ultimate performance version of the Mini Cooper hatch, and production will be limited to 3,000 examples worldwide.
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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime adds fuel efficiency and power in equal measure

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime adds fuel efficiency and power in equal measure

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is a plug-in hybrid version of the popular RAV4 crossover. It may also be the best version. The Prime is the most powerful, quickest accelerating, and most fuel-efficient RAV4, Toyota claims. The RAV4 Prime debuts at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show and goes on sale in 2020.
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Lexus did the obvious thing and chopped the top off its flagship LC

Lexus did the obvious thing and chopped the top off its flagship LC

The Lexus LC was always going to look great as a convertible, and now we'll get to find out if it's great to drive as a convertible as well. The LC will finally drop its top in summer 2020. That'll make it easier to hear the soundtrack of the LC's thumping 5.0-liter V8 engine.
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Too hip for a minivan? Check out VW’s all-electric ID.Space Vizzion concept

Too hip for a minivan? Check out VW’s all-electric ID.Space Vizzion concept

The Volkswagen ID.Space Vizzion is the latest in a series of electric concept cars from the company. It previews a potential production model with a 300-mile range. Volkswagen claims the ID.Space Vizzion's interior was made using only sustainable materials, and that the car is very aerodynamic.
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2021 Aston Martin DBX is perfect for a 00 agent with a family

2021 Aston Martin DBX is perfect for a 00 agent with a family

Aston Martin is finally launching its first SUV, the 2021 DBX. With 542 horsepower and a high-tech suspension system, the DBX should have the moves of a traditional Aston Martin. Engineers also spent a lot of time on the "utility" aspect of this SUV. The DBX starts at $189,900.
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Tesla begins rolling out its fast-charging V3 Superchargers

Tesla begins rolling out its fast-charging V3 Superchargers

Tesla has rolled out the V3 Supercharger which has the capacity to fully charge a vehicle in as little as 15 minutes. A quick five minute charge can give an owner in a hurry a 75 mile range. Tesla is adding this new charging technology to its network of 12,000 charging stations worldwide.
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Elon Musk sets aside rivalries to praise one of Tesla’s competitors

Elon Musk sets aside rivalries to praise one of Tesla’s competitors

It's rare for an automotive industry executive to acknowledge a competitor's product, let alone praise it, so Elon Musk's comments surprised us. He congratulated Ford for making the Mustang Mach E, an electric crossover slated to enter production in 2020. The Mach E will compete directly against the Tesla Model Y.
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2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback, RS Q8 confirmed for 2019 LA Auto Show

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback, RS Q8 confirmed for 2019 LA Auto Show

Audi has picked the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show to make the global debut of the 2020 e-tron Sportback. Several other models will make their global debut here as well; the 2020 RS models including the Audi RS 6 Avant and RS 7, and -- the highlight -- the global debut of the high-performance SUV, the Audi RS Q8.
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Fine, I’ll call the Mach-E a Mustang. But that giant screen has to go

Fine, I’ll call the Mach-E a Mustang. But that giant screen has to go

Just about all cars have some sort of screen for infotainment at this point, but it’s the mondo monitors that go too far. These aren’t displays, they’re dashtop computers, swallowing every car function, right down to A/C.
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Volkswagen CEO says ID.3 will be 40% cheaper to make than the e-Golf

Volkswagen CEO says ID.3 will be 40% cheaper to make than the e-Golf

Volkswagen has made changes to the way it is going to produce electric vehicles. Through design changes such as making the battery a part of the vehicles' structure and refitting factories for strictly EV construction, VW is looking to be the leader in EV sales worldwide.
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All-electric Mini Cooper SE road-tripped from San Francisco to Los Angeles

All-electric Mini Cooper SE road-tripped from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Ahead of the 2019 Los Angeles Auto, the 2020 Mini Cooper SE did a road trip from San Francisco to the City of Angels. Mini's first mass-market electric car goes on sale in March 2020. Mini previously sent the Coope SE on a road trip from Munich to Frankfurt, but this California drive was much longer.
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Acura adds some supercar touches to its MDX family crossover

Acura adds some supercar touches to its MDX family crossover

Contining the trend started by the TLX, the 2020 Acura MDX PMC Edition is built in the same factory as the NSX supercar. Acura PMC Editions get fancy Valencia Red Pearl paint, and go through the same thorough inspection process as the NSX. The MDX PMC Edition debuts at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show.