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Quit honking! Mumbai tests traffic signals that stay red if you hit your horn

Quit honking! Mumbai tests traffic signals that stay red if you hit your horn

Mumbai is aiming to reduce noise pollution with a new traffic signal that stays red if you honk your horn. The timer on a red resets to 90 seconds if the noise levels go too high.
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How does Getaround work?

How does Getaround work?

Getaround can be a good alternative to renting, and a great way to monetize your car while it's not needed. Founded in 2009, it's an app-based platform that connects renters with owners. You can rent a car by the hour, which is useful for smaller trips, and the service is available in a growing number of cities.
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U.K. says 2035 is the end of the road for nonelectric cars

U.K. says 2035 is the end of the road for nonelectric cars

Britain unveiled plans to phase out the sales of gas, diesel, and hybrid cars by 2035 so that, eventually, only electric vehicles will be sold in the country.
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Elon Musk says Bitcoin scammers impersonating him on Twitter are ‘not cool’

Elon Musk says Bitcoin scammers impersonating him on Twitter are ‘not cool’

For more than a year, bots and trolls have used Twitter to scam cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, and used Elon Musk’s name to do it. Musk called out the scammers.
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Rad Power Bikes RadRover Step-Thru review: Carry all the things

Rad Power Bikes RadRover Step-Thru review: Carry all the things

The RadRover Step-Thru lives up to the RadRover's reputation as a solidly constructed all-purpose electric bike. It never faltered, shook, or disappointed.
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Carmax cites service, parts issues for temporarily dropping Tesla

Carmax cites service, parts issues for temporarily dropping Tesla

CarMax told Digital Trends it stopped selling Tesla models because it experienced parts and service issues, though it declined to provide additional details.
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Uber suspending some rider accounts to fight spread of coronavirus

Uber suspending some rider accounts to fight spread of coronavirus

Uber has suspended hundreds of rider accounts in Mexico as part of efforts to halt the spread of the coronavirus. The riders used the same two vehicles used by someone suspected of having the virus. Uber Australia may also take similar action.
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What is Maven carsharing?

What is Maven carsharing?

General Motors has its own car sharing service, called Maven, that gives you access to cars on demand without the hassle and expense of ownership. Here's everything you need to know about Maven car sharing, including availability, rates, and what to expect when you sign up.
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An electric Hummer means ‘watt guzzlers’ are here. That’s a good thing

An electric Hummer means ‘watt guzzlers’ are here. That’s a good thing

The all-electric GMC Hummer will kick off the era of 'watt guzzlers' that have electric powertrains but don't focus on efficiency. They won't please environmentalists, but they remain a good alternative to cars powered by fossil fuels.
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Why resurrecting the Hummer name for an electric pickup makes sense

Why resurrecting the Hummer name for an electric pickup makes sense

The 2021 Hummer EV will capitalize on its predecessor without needing additional models to bolster it. GM hopes to enter the burgeoning electric pickup segment.
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Ford can use your voice to make your car’s wheels theftproof

Ford can use your voice to make your car’s wheels theftproof

Ford has developed a way to make a unique, 3D-printed locking wheel nut that features contours based on the car owner’s voice, reducing the chance of theft.
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Hummer will return as a 1,000-horsepower electric vehicle in Super Bowl ad

Hummer will return as a 1,000-horsepower electric vehicle in Super Bowl ad

After 10 years on the scrap heap, the Hummer name will return on a 1,000-horsepower electric truck. The electric Hummer will appear in a Super Bowl ad.
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Tesla’s Shanghai factory hit by temporary shutdown over coronavirus fears

Tesla’s Shanghai factory hit by temporary shutdown over coronavirus fears

Just weeks after delivering its first Model 3 cars in China, Tesla was ordered to close its Shanghai factory over coronavirus fears.
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Why Tesla’s promise to deliver 500,000 electric cars in 2020 isn’t unrealistic

Why Tesla’s promise to deliver 500,000 electric cars in 2020 isn’t unrealistic

Tesla wants to deliver 500,000 electric cars in 2020, a major increase over the 367,500 cars it delivered in 2019. But unlike some of the company's other promises, this goal seems fairly realistic. Tesla has a lot of potential production capacity to work with, and the new Model Y crossover waiting in the wings.
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Brown goes autonomous: Waymo and UPS partner on package-delivery pilot

Brown goes autonomous: Waymo and UPS partner on package-delivery pilot

Waymo is partnering with UPS on a package-delivery pilot program in Arizona. Waymo's modified Chrysler Pacifica minivans will ferry packages between UPS Stores and a distribution hub in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The program will use the same vehicles as the Waymo One ridesharing service.
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Tesla’s Model Y is on track to become its bestselling car

Tesla’s Model Y is on track to become its bestselling car

Motorists are chanting "crossover good, sedan bad" as they commute in massive vehicles, and those looking for an electric car that's more spacious than a Model 3, and cheaper than a Model X, will welcome the Model Y like a chariot sent from the heavens.
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Lincoln will launch its first electric vehicle with help from Rivian

Lincoln will launch its first electric vehicle with help from Rivian

The first all-electric Lincoln will use startup Rivian's skateboard platform, meaning the Lincoln model will likely be an SUV. Lincoln parent Ford is investing $500 million in Rivian, which plans to sell its own electric SUV and pickup truck. Lincoln currently has two plug-in hybrids, but nothing fully electric.
2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Additional driving range makes the Hyundai Ioniq Electric a more competitive EV

Additional driving range makes the Hyundai Ioniq Electric a more competitive EV

The 2020 Ioniq Electric's increased range comes at a cost, and Hyundai is passing it onto buyers. The good news is that some Ioniq Electric buyers are still eligible to claim a federal tax credit that bring its price down about $26,000. That's a good deal for an EV with a 170-mile range.
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Get off the sidewalk! Lime’s new scooter aims to make you ride on the road

Get off the sidewalk! Lime’s new scooter aims to make you ride on the road

Lime is testing a novel way to gently persuade its riders to stick to the street and stay off the sidewalk. The scootersharing company has added sensors to its electric two-wheelers that can distinguish between a street and sidewalk, and will send notifications to riders if they spend too much time on the latter.
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Andrew Yang broke Tesla’s one big Autopilot rule in campaign commercial

Andrew Yang broke Tesla’s one big Autopilot rule in campaign commercial

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has talked about the automation industry in his campaign, but he could stand to learn a few things when it comes to how to drive Autopilot. When he’s behind the wheel of the Tesla Model X in his new commercial, he takes his hands off while on autopilot, which is a big no-no.
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The next Cadillac Escalade will be capable of changing lanes on its own

The next Cadillac Escalade will be capable of changing lanes on its own

Cadillac's Super Cruise suite of semi-autonomous driving aids is getting its most extensive update since its 2017 debut. The CT4, the CT5, and the next-generation Escalade will be capable of changing lanes on their own after the driver taps the turn signals talk. Cadillac also improved its mapping technology.
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Toyota’s RAV4 XSE Hybrid AWD is a shockingly efficient SUV for all seasons

Toyota’s RAV4 XSE Hybrid AWD is a shockingly efficient SUV for all seasons

Does a Toyota RAV4 ever make sense off road? The unsurprising answer is, well, probably not. But the excellent AWD system in the RAV4 hybrid will keep you safe on the road. Find out more in this Toyota RAV4 XSE Hybrid AWD first drive.
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Fisker vs. Canoo: Are subscriptions the future of electric cars?

Fisker vs. Canoo: Are subscriptions the future of electric cars?

Canoo and Fisker want to offer electric cars through subscription services. Subscriptions are intended to be more convenient than buying or leasing, and the cars are designed to stand out from the crowd. Here's everything you need to know about Canoo, Fisker, and their upcoming electric cars.
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GM gets serious with $2.2 billion investment in electric trucks, SUVs

GM gets serious with $2.2 billion investment in electric trucks, SUVs

General Motors will convert a Detroit assembly plant into a dedicated factory for electric vehicles. The factory will start producing electric pickup trucks in 2021, followed by the Cruise Origin self-driving car and other models. GM is spending $2.2 billion to retool the factory for electric vehicle production.
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Tesla Model S, Model X could get major interior and powertrain updates in 2020

Tesla Model S, Model X could get major interior and powertrain updates in 2020

Tesla hoped to keep details about the upcoming updates under wraps, but an eagle-eyed hacker spotted them. The S and the X are about to receive a wireless device charger, two new batteries, redesigned seats, a different charging port, and an upgraded suspension. There may be infotainment upgrades, too.
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Tesla owners accuse their cars of sudden unintended acceleration. Is it true?

Tesla owners accuse their cars of sudden unintended acceleration. Is it true?

The NHSTA has agreed to consider investigating sudden unintended acceleration in Tesla vehicles based on a petition filed with the agency. Does Tesla really have an unintended acceleration problem? And what are the next steps for the NHSTA?
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2020 Toyota Prius XLE AWD-e review: This classic hybrid is a winter warrior

2020 Toyota Prius XLE AWD-e review: This classic hybrid is a winter warrior

The 2020 Toyota Prius is the latest version of the car that put hybrids on the map. The Prius has been many hybrid buyers' default choice, but is it still the best? We spent a week with one to find out. Our test car was a range-topping Prius XLE model with the optional all-wheel drive system.
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Waymo’s self-driving minivans and big rigs arrive in two more states

Waymo’s self-driving minivans and big rigs arrive in two more states

Texas and New Mexico are the latest states to say hello to Waymo's self-driving minivans and big rigs. The autonomous-vehicle specialist will start by using its minivans to map the highways in readiness for trial runs using its trucks. The tests could lead to a commercial freight operation using the trucks.
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New Apple self-driving car patent could turn Siri into your personal chauffeur

New Apple self-driving car patent could turn Siri into your personal chauffeur

Apple wants to patent a new technology that would allow you to use voice commands to tell your self-driving car where you want to go, with the car doing the navigation, driving, and parking for you. The end result would be a Siri-like system for controlling your self-driving car. 
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2020 Hyundai Venue first drive review: All the tech, for less

2020 Hyundai Venue first drive review: All the tech, for less

The 2020 Hyundai Venue aims to offer more tech for the money than any other crossover. But while the Venue is indeed a good tech value, Hyundai's latest model is compromised in other areas. Like the Nissan Kicks and Toyota C-HR, the Venue stretches the definition of "crossover" to the limit.
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Audi Q8 will warn drivers when there are construction workers on the highway

Audi Q8 will warn drivers when there are construction workers on the highway

Qualcomm technology and the Audi Q8's digital, driver-configurable instrument cluster make the feature possible. Audi identified construction zone as an important use case because the men and women working on the nation's highways put their lives at risk daily. Other areas of implementation are around the corner.
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car

Most EV buyers have no regrets about going electric, AAA survey says

Most EV buyers have no regrets about going electric, AAA survey says

Many car buyers are still unsure about electric cars, but those that do take the plunge tend to be happy with their purchases, according to a new AAA survey. Initial concerns, such as range anxiety, tend to disappear over time, AAA said. Ownership costs are also fairly close to gasoline cars, according to AAA.
Cruise Origin self-driving car

Where we’re going, we don’t need steering wheels, GM’s Cruise believes

Where we’re going, we don’t need steering wheels, GM’s Cruise believes

The Cruise Origin is the first purpose-built self-driving car from General Motors' autonomous driving division. The Origin doesn't have a steering wheel or pedals and was designed with ridesharing in mind. Cruise did not say when the Origin will go into production. The car was designed with help from GM and Honda.
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Digital Trends Live: A.I. regulation, electric vehicle subscriptions, and more

Digital Trends Live: A.I. regulation, electric vehicle subscriptions, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Drew Prindle dig into the biggest trending tech stories of the day, including Google’s call for A.I. regulation, an electric vehicle subscription service, video game ADHD treatment, mushrooms on the moon, moon rovers by Lexus, and more.
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