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Ex-NASA engineer creates the friendliest car horn you’ll ever hear

Mark Rober decided his car horn always sounded a little on the aggressive side, so, using a variety of parts bought on Amazon, he set about building the politest horn you'll ever hear.
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If it’s not broken, don’t change it — Yamaha carries on the TW200 for 31 years

Yamaha recently announced the specifications for the 2018 Yamaha TW200 dual sport motorcycle and no one should be surprised. The TW200's details haven't changed since 1987, when the bike was first introduced.
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France believes it can transport people on driverless trains by 2023

Who says cars are the only form of transportation that could benefit from being driverless? Certainly not engineers in France, who have high hopes for the future of their trains -- the hope is that they will be driverless.
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Uber wants New York City passengers to know how sorry it is

Uber sent an email to NYC-based passengers on Friday, which noted that it "failed to prioritize" some of its key stakeholders. "In expanding so quickly, we failed to prioritize the people that helped get us here," the email read.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: A better hoverboard, solar paint, and a healthier tan

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…
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Become a 24 Hours of Le Mans expert with this quick primer

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is arguably the most prestigious event on the racing calendar, but what’s it really all about? We’ve got the full story on this epic endurance race right here.
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How to keep up with 24 hours of Le Mans online

The annual 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the biggest and most historical racing events of all time. Check out our comprehensive walkthrough detailing how to keep up with the race online, whether you prefer to watch onboard video or listen…
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This all-electric BMW 5 Series is garbage, and proud of it

A California-based company named IT Asset Partners has turned an old BMW 5 Series that was about to get junked into the world's longest-range EV. The car is largely built from recycled electronics components.
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See what it’s like to go flat out at the Le Mans circuit

Strap in for the fastest-ever lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe, home of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. Toyota driver Kamui Kobayashi secured the lap record, as Toyota aims for its first-ever Le Mans win.
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Tokyo robotics firm ready to build driverless cabs for 2020 Olympics

A Japanese robotics firm has partnered with a Tokyo taxi company to build driverless cabs for the 2020 Olympics. ZMP is making good progress with its driverless tech and wants to have hundreds of cabs ready in three years' time.
Emerging Tech

Luxury apartments on wheels may keep you from ever going home

Emerald Luxury Coaches converts Prevost rolling chassis into Class A motor home that can tempt you to stay on the road full time. Traveling in style like this can spoil you from ever taking public transportation again.
Emerging Tech

Harnessing magnetic fields could allow phones, cars to charge on the move

Researchers at Stanford demonstrated ambient charging technology that can carry out truly wireless charging, even as you move around. From smartphones to electric cars, this could be a breakthrough.