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ford and lincoln cancel rivian electric suv over coronavirus r1s feature

Ford’s plan for Rivian-powered, electric Lincoln SUV canceled due to coronavirus

Ford’s plan for Rivian-powered, electric Lincoln SUV canceled due to coronavirus

Ford’s plan for an all-electric Rivian-powered Lincoln SUV has reportedly been canceled over the coronavirus, though the companies will still work together.
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Waymo keeps autonomous driving simulations running as cars stay parked

Waymo keeps autonomous driving simulations running as cars stay parked

Waymo is continuing to run autonomous driving simulations as its fleet of test cars and trucks remains parked due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Tesla hits reverse on plan to reopen its auto factory this week

Tesla hits reverse on plan to reopen its auto factory this week

Tesla has gone back on a plan to restart operations at its car factory in Fremont, California, after a stay-at-home order was extended until the end of May.
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Tesla eyes Fremont factory restart despite stay-at-home order

Tesla eyes Fremont factory restart despite stay-at-home order

Tesla’s reported plan to reopen its only U.S. auto factory comes despite a stay-at-home order that runs until May 3. The facility closed on March 24.
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Teslas can now automatically stop for traffic lights and stop signs

Teslas can now automatically stop for traffic lights and stop signs

Teslas with Autopilot can now detect traffic lights and stop signs and respond to them automatically, including detecting the color of the traffic lights.
Porsche PCCM

Porsche lets enthusiasts seamlessly add Apple CarPlay to 50-year-old cars

Porsche lets enthusiasts seamlessly add Apple CarPlay to 50-year-old cars

Porsche has a seamless solution for enthusiasts who want to add modern connectivity and tech features, like Apple CarPlay and Navigation, to their classic car.
2020 Lexus LS 500 F Sport AWD

2020 Lexus LS 500 F Sport AWD review: Comfy chair

2020 Lexus LS 500 F Sport AWD review: Comfy chair

The Lexus LS has never been considered the most fun luxury car, but the 2020 model changes that with a punchy turbocharged V6 and well-tuned F Sport suspension.
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It’s the end of the road for GM carsharing service Maven

It’s the end of the road for GM carsharing service Maven

App-based carsharing service Maven was operating in nine North American cities but the coronavirus pandemic has proved the final straw for the GM-owned venture.
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BMW and Harman want to bring 5G to your car. It’s harder than you’d think

BMW and Harman want to bring 5G to your car. It’s harder than you’d think

Harman is helping BMW make in-car 5G a reality, and other carmakers are also investing in the technology. Getting there is more difficult than it might sound.
uber unveils new delivery services as ride demand tanks

Uber unveils new delivery services as ride demand tanks

Uber unveils new delivery services as ride demand tanks

One of Uber's new delivery options lets you send packages to family and friends, while the other allows you to order various items from a range of stores.
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Oil prices plunge negative to hit all-time low

Oil prices plunge negative to hit all-time low

U.S. crude oil prices have plunged to negative for the first time in history, which raises concerns over the immediate future of the electric vehicle industry.
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General Motors makes its first delivery to hospitals battling coronavirus

General Motors makes its first delivery to hospitals battling coronavirus

General Motors has partnered with medical device company Ventec Life Systems to build 30,000 ventilators for U.S. hospitals battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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Formula E team rolls with marble racing during pandemic postponement

Formula E team rolls with marble racing during pandemic postponement

With the Formula E season postponed, the Envision Virgin Racing team has hooked up with Jelle’s Marble Runs for a planned season-long event dubbed “Marbula E.”
iRacing

This is what professional drivers are using to race remotely during lockdown

This is what professional drivers are using to race remotely during lockdown

iRacing has become big business in the wake of the coronavirus, and some big-name racers have jumped on board. We take a peek at a pro-level virtual racing rig.
2020 Toyota Avalon TRD

2020 Toyota Avalon TRD review: Big on space, short on hustle

2020 Toyota Avalon TRD review: Big on space, short on hustle

The 2020 Toyota Avalon TRD is performance version of the Avalon full-size sedan. It receives multiple suspension upgrades, but the engine remains the same.
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Will cheap gas and coronavirus kill electric cars?

Will cheap gas and coronavirus kill electric cars?

Coronavirus-related economic uncertainty and lockdowns will slow the electric car segment's shift towards the mainstream, according to analysts and carmakers.
Tesla Model 3

Tesla ‘working super hard’ on auto stop for traffic lights, Elon Musk says

Tesla ‘working super hard’ on auto stop for traffic lights, Elon Musk says

Tesla is still working on a promised feature that will automatically recognize traffic lights and stop signs, Elon Musk says.
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Lyft finds a way to help its drivers earn during lockdown

Lyft finds a way to help its drivers earn during lockdown

The new pilot initiative is geared toward transporting important items for government agencies, local nonprofits, businesses, and health care organizations.
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Not driving your car as much during lockdown? Follow these tips

Not driving your car as much during lockdown? Follow these tips

Cars are designed to be driven, but there's no need to panic if you can't drive yours on a regular basis due to a lockdown. Here's how to keep it in good shape.
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Ford is using airbag material to make medical gowns for health care workers

Ford is using airbag material to make medical gowns for health care workers

As part of efforts to assist health care facilities tackling the coronavirus, Ford is helping to create and manufacture urgently needed medical supplies.
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Rivian won’t start delivering its electric pickup truck until 2021

Rivian won’t start delivering its electric pickup truck until 2021

Rivian won't start delivering the R1T and the R1S in 2020 as planned, because it had to stop retooling its factory due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Don’t want to visit a dealership? Buy a car online and have it delivered

Don’t want to visit a dealership? Buy a car online and have it delivered

Most companies offer an online buying program, though it's sometimes built at the dealer level. Many can deliver a vehicle right to your home or office.
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid first drive review: Chase the sun

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid first drive review: Chase the sun

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid gets a solar roof to maximize gas mileage, but what about the rest of the car? For one thing, you'll want to park it in the sun.
Polestar Precept concept

How electric technology allowed Polestar to create a charismatic sedan

How electric technology allowed Polestar to create a charismatic sedan

Polestar is taking a tech-first approach to creating an electric luxury car. The Precept concept sheds light on what the company's next models will look like.
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Why driverless cars are ugly, and how BMW plans to change that

Why driverless cars are ugly, and how BMW plans to change that

BMW's design boss Domagoj Dukec highlighted the challenges of designing an autonomous car. Integrating the numerous sensors is far more difficult than it looks.
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Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Ultrafast toothbrushes and a laptop/phone hybrid

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Ultrafast toothbrushes and a laptop/phone hybrid

Every week, Digital Trends combs through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to round up all the best gadgets, gizmos, and gear currently in preproduction. If you're looking for innovative ideas, keep an eye on this column. This week's offerings include a Backyard biodigester.
Kia Soul 2020

2020 Kia Soul GT-Line: This budget box has an attitude

2020 Kia Soul GT-Line: This budget box has an attitude

The 2020 Kia Soul gives the quirky CUV a more aggressive look, but it remains wonderfully functional.
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Honda will use General Motors technology to build two electric cars

Honda will use General Motors technology to build two electric cars

Honda will design a pair of electric cars for the American market using technology developed by General Motors. The models are due out for the 2024 model year.
Lucid Air range test

Lucid Air electric car completes 400-mile loop between San Francisco and L.A.

Lucid Air electric car completes 400-mile loop between San Francisco and L.A.

A prototype Lucid Air electric car achieved a claimed 400 miles of real-world range on a loop between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
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Digital Trends Live: Zoom’s privacy, Airbnb’s relief fund, Fitbit Charge 4

Digital Trends Live: Zoom’s privacy, Airbnb’s relief fund, Fitbit Charge 4

On this Digital Trends Live we discuss the top tech stories, including concern over Zoom’s data privacy, AirBnB’s relief fund, the iPhone 9, and more.
F1 Grand Prix of Mexico

Virtual Formula One racing needs to embrace chaos to succeed

Virtual Formula One racing needs to embrace chaos to succeed

With the real-life 2020 F1 racing season on hold, the sport has held several online virtual races instead. But to be fun to watch, they need a wild card.
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Digital Trends Live: Workers may strike, HQ Trivia is back, SpaceX delivers

Digital Trends Live: Workers may strike, HQ Trivia is back, SpaceX delivers

On this Digital Trends Live we dive into the top tech stories, including developing a new breathing aid, HQ Trivia is back, and SpaceX’s lunar deliveries.
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Take a peek under the skin of BMW’s upcoming hydrogen-electric SUV

Take a peek under the skin of BMW’s upcoming hydrogen-electric SUV

BMW detailed the hydrogen-electric technology it's developing for long-range zero-emissions driving. It will go into production in an experimental X5 in 2022.
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Detroit auto show canceled as venue preps to become coronavirus field hospital

Detroit auto show canceled as venue preps to become coronavirus field hospital

June's Detroit Auto Show has been called off due to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The venue is expected to be used as a field hospital for patients.