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Elon Musk plans to reopen New York gigafactory to produce ventilators

Elon Musk plans to reopen New York gigafactory to produce ventilators

CEO Elon Musk tweeted Wednesday that the company's New York factory has plans to reopen in order to produce much-needed medical supplies for the coronavirus.
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COVID-19 may already be causing new car sales to fall

COVID-19 may already be causing new car sales to fall

Coronavirus concerns have already caused a sharp decline in new car sales in the United States as customers abandon car showrooms, according to a new report.
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Coronavirus fears are reshaping the way Americans think about transportation

Coronavirus fears are reshaping the way Americans think about transportation

Americans are growing less dependent on ridesharingduring the coronavirus outbreak due to concerns over cleanliness. Owning a car is becoming more appealing.
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The best cars, SUVs, and vans to bug out in a disaster or emergency

The best cars, SUVs, and vans to bug out in a disaster or emergency

In a perfect world, we'd leave cities behind to clear our minds. From vans to EVs, here are the vehicles best suited to a long trip away from civilization.
Polestar 2 production line

Polestar starts production of its Tesla Model 3 rival in China

Polestar starts production of its Tesla Model 3 rival in China

Polestar has launched production of the 2, an electric fastback sedan aimed at Tesla's Model 3, in China, giving the automotive industry a glimmer of hope.
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General Motors highlights a socially distant, germ-free way of buying a car

General Motors highlights a socially distant, germ-free way of buying a car

General Motors is highlighting its online sales program, Shop Click Drive, as its target audience changes. It's not just for millennials who hate dealers.
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A car could be the star of Japan’s Olympic torch relay

A car could be the star of Japan’s Olympic torch relay

The Olympic torch relay usually involves lots of people carrying the flame through the host nation's communities. But Japan will do it a little differently.
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Fiat Chrysler swaps cars for masks in huge production effort

Fiat Chrysler swaps cars for masks in huge production effort

Fiat Chrysler will swap cars for face masks at one of its factories as it sets about making a million masks per month for medical staff dealing with COVID-19.
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NYC is hiring out-of-work rideshare drivers to perform essential services

NYC is hiring out-of-work rideshare drivers to perform essential services

New York City's lockdown means much less work for drivers, so its taxi commission is offering rideshare workers the chance to perform essential services.
Volkswagen E-Bulli concept

Can a vintage Volkswagen Bus be quick and silent? You bet, if it’s electric

Can a vintage Volkswagen Bus be quick and silent? You bet, if it’s electric

Volkswagen is adding classic vehicles to its electrification offensive. This 1966 Bus packs state-of-the-art electric tech that gives it 124 miles of range.
Toyota assembly line

Volkswagen joins list of automakers closing factories due to coronavirus

Volkswagen joins list of automakers closing factories due to coronavirus

Automakers are temporarily closing factories due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is response both to the spread of the virus and an anticipated drop in sales.
2021 Hyundai Elantra

Study: Motorists using Apple CarPlay are more distracted than drunk drivers

Study: Motorists using Apple CarPlay are more distracted than drunk drivers

Researchers concluded using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto while driving is more distracting than driving drunk or high. Reaction times increase by up to 57%.
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Tesla relents and shuts Fremont plant in response to coronavirus crisis

Tesla relents and shuts Fremont plant in response to coronavirus crisis

Tesla seemed determined to keep open its Fremont car factory despite a countywide order instructing nonessential businesses to close. But it's now relented.
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Tesla, other carmakers could repurpose factories to build ventilators

Tesla, other carmakers could repurpose factories to build ventilators

Elon Musk says he will repurpose factories to build ventilators if there’s a shortage amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. GM and Ford could chip in as well.
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The best car movies of all time

The best car movies of all time

Excellent car movies are difficult to find, but there are a handful of titles (like 2019's Ford v Ferrari) that every enthusiast should watch at least once.
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Tesla’s California plant stays open despite coronavirus closure order

Tesla’s California plant stays open despite coronavirus closure order

Tesla appears intent on keeping its California factory open despite a recent so-called “shelter in place” orders announced in response to the coronavirus.
2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Hyundai Elantra goes hybrid, adds wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

2021 Hyundai Elantra goes hybrid, adds wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan debuts with an available hybrid powertrain and a Digital Key that replaces the traditional key fob with a smartphone.
Porsche 3D-printed seats

Porsche using 3D printing technology to make custom-tailored seat cushions

Porsche using 3D printing technology to make custom-tailored seat cushions

Porsche is injecting 3D printing into its manufacturing process by making custom seats for its race cars. The feature will later be offered on production cars.
Uber

Uber and Lyft suspend carpool option to help prevent coronavirus spread

Uber and Lyft suspend carpool option to help prevent coronavirus spread

Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft are temporarily suspending their carpool options for rides amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, effective immediately. 
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid first drive review: Fashionably late

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid first drive review: Fashionably late

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid is a fuel-efficient version of Honda's bestselling crossover. Our Honda CR-V Hybrid first drive takes a deep look at the popular CUV.
Lightyear one solar car in Red Rock Canyon

Inside the light-speed race to build a solar-powered commuter car

Inside the light-speed race to build a solar-powered commuter car

Despite the fact that electric vehicles have just barely begun to catch on, entrepreneurs are already looking ahead to the next big thing: solar powered cars.
Tesla Model Y front

Tesla begins deliveries of the Model Y electric crossover

Tesla begins deliveries of the Model Y electric crossover

Deliveries of the Tesla Model Y -- the Model 3's crossover counterpart -- are now underway. Tesla marked the start of deliveries with a short YouTube video.
2020 Polestar 1

2020 Polestar 1 review: All aboard the Scandinavian express

2020 Polestar 1 review: All aboard the Scandinavian express

Polestar's first car is a plug-in hybrid GT coupe appropriately named 1. In our full review, we argue this big coupe is smart and surprisingly sharp to drive.
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GM, Ford, FCA, and UAW join forces to limit effects of coronavirus

GM, Ford, FCA, and UAW join forces to limit effects of coronavirus

GM, Ford, FCA, and the United Auto Workers have joined forces to implement new measures designed to protect employees and avoid disruption caused by COVID-19.
Subaru STI S209

Subaru STI S209 Review: The quickest STI comes to America

Subaru STI S209 Review: The quickest STI comes to America

Subaru’s limited-production machine carries a hefty price tag, but the upgrades STI has applied to the vehicle take the current WRX to unprecedented heights,.
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Digital Trends Live: TikTok nears 2 billion, Tesla’s Model Y, SpaceX, and more

Digital Trends Live: TikTok nears 2 billion, Tesla’s Model Y, SpaceX, and more

On this Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top tech topics, including a wrap-up of current COVID cancellations, TikTok nears two billion users, and more.
Tesla Model Y One Millionth Car

Tesla will start delivering the new Model Y crossover on Friday the 13th

Tesla will start delivering the new Model Y crossover on Friday the 13th

Tesla will begin delivering the new Model Y crossover on Friday, March 13, according to customers. That's several months sooner than originally announced.
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Everything you need to know about backup cameras

Everything you need to know about backup cameras

Backup and parking tech for cars is everywhere, but what do these devices and systems do, and who has the best parking tech? Our guides breaks down the options.
Tesla's Cybertruck.

Tesla will build a factory in America’s heartland to manufacture the Cybertuck

Tesla will build a factory in America’s heartland to manufacture the Cybertuck

Tesla needs to build a new factory to manufacture the Cybertruck and the Model Y. Its team is looking at locations in the central United States, like Nashville.
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New York Auto Show postponed due to coronavirus concerns

New York Auto Show postponed due to coronavirus concerns

The New York Auto Show (or NYIAS) is delayed until August 28 due to the threat of COVID-19, or the novel Coronavirus, show organizers said late Tuesday night.
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Uber app offers a new way to contact emergency services

Uber app offers a new way to contact emergency services

Uber riders in many states can now discreetly text 911 if an emergency situation occurs during a trip. The feature auto-populates with details of your ride.
Tesla Model Y One Millionth Car

Tesla’s millionth car is one of the first Model Ys off the line

Tesla’s millionth car is one of the first Model Ys off the line

Tesla is celebrating a major milestone: it built its one millionth car. It's a red Model Y -- one of the first examples built -- with the Performance package.
2019 Honda Clarity Electric

Honda Clarity Electric gets unplugged, won’t return for new model year

Honda Clarity Electric gets unplugged, won’t return for new model year

The Honda Clarity Electric has been discontinued, meaning no longer sells a battery-electric car in the United States.
Cadillac Escala concept

Cadillac is preparing its most expensive car to date, and it’s electric

Cadillac is preparing its most expensive car to date, and it’s electric

Cadillac is in the early stages of developing a stately flagship sedan priced in Rolls-Royce territory. It will arrive in 2022 with an electric powertrain.