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Lexus concepts envision lunar transport in the year 2220

Lexus concepts envision lunar transport in the year 2220

f you've ever found yourself wondering what transport of the future will look like, Lexus has some concept sketches to feed your imagination. Designers were invited to create a lunar mobility concept for everything from personal transportation for traveling across the moon's surface to spacecraft concepts.

Audi is leveraging technology to turn your car into a third living space

Audi is leveraging technology to turn your car into a third living space

"We cannot continue looking at the car as a closed ecosystem," stressed Audi's sales and marketing boss. She adds that the firm is open to starting partnerships in a bid to bring more technology and entertainment into the car, like VR gaming and video streaming. A.I. is on her radar, too.
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Here’s what Bosch hopes to learn from deploying autonomous cars in San Jose

Here’s what Bosch hopes to learn from deploying autonomous cars in San Jose

While software-based simulations are more accurate than ever, Bosch's Kay Stepper argues there's no replacement for real-world testing. The company is running a fleet of autonomous taxis in San Jose, California, as it prepares to deploy the technology globally. Challenges persist, however.
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Apple CarPlay (2020) Review: The last word in infotainment

Apple CarPlay (2020) Review: The last word in infotainment

In the years following its 2014 debut, Apple continued to improve CarPlay in small, yet meaningful ways. But with the past two major iOS updates, Apple has elevated its in-car interface from tech novelty to a must-have feature.
Harley Mid-Power sketch

Harley-Davidson’s second electric model will be smaller than the LiveWire

Harley-Davidson’s second electric model will be smaller than the LiveWire

If the LiveWire is the Tesla Model S, the Mid-Power will be positioned on the same level as the Model 3. It won't be as quick, it will offer riders less horsepower, and it will come with a smaller battery pack. It will also be cheaper than the $30,000 LiveWire. It's tentatively scheduled to arrive by 2022.
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Tesla is recruiting designers in China to create its first city car

Tesla is recruiting designers in China to create its first city car

Tesla thinks it would be "super cool" to design a vehicle in China for the global market, and it has started laying the groundwork for an engineering center in the world's largest electric car market. It released a sketch that suggests the model might take the form of a city car positioned below the Model 3.
Genesis Essentia concept

Hyundai’s Genesis brand plans electric future with coupe, hatchback

Hyundai’s Genesis brand plans electric future with coupe, hatchback

Two mouth-watering concept cars unveiled by Genesis in 2018 and 2019, respectively, could reach production with electric power. The company released a teaser image that seemingly shows the Mint, a city car, and the Essentia, a sports car, as part of a six-model lineup. Its first EV is due out in 2021.
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Toyota just invested $394M in a secretive startup that makes flying taxis

Toyota just invested $394M in a secretive startup that makes flying taxis

Toyota has shown it is serious about flying taxis with a $394 million investment in California-based Joby Aviation, which is working on an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The current version can reach 200 mph and fly around 150 miles on a single charge. It’s also super-quiet in flight.
Lucid Air electric car

Lucid Motors will finally unveil the production version of its electric car in April

Lucid Motors will finally unveil the production version of its electric car in April

Lucid Motors will finally unveil a production-ready version of its 1,000-horsepower electric car in April in New York. The electric car -- the Lucid Air -- was first seen in prototype form in 2016. Lucid originally planned to start production of the Air in 2019, but is now aiming for late 2020.
Nissan Ariya concept

Nissan predicts you will get sick of seeing giant infotainment screens

Nissan predicts you will get sick of seeing giant infotainment screens

It asked designers to take a minimalist, functional, and polished approach to creating a new generation of car interiors. The Ariya concept introduced in 2019 points the way forward with a decluttered infotainment system. It's an electric crossover expected to reach showrooms without major changes by 2021.
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Volvo joins forces with China Unicom to develop 5G for its cars

Volvo joins forces with China Unicom to develop 5G for its cars

Volvo aims to release in-car 5G in the early 2020s, though it hasn't provided a more specific timeframe. It predicts quicker connection speeds will allow cars to talk to the infrastructure in real-time, so they'll be able to detect traffic or find a parking spot, for example. BMW is also developing in-car 5G.
Qualcomm's self-driving Lincoln MKZ at CES 2020

Qualcomm’s self-driving car made me never want to touch a steering wheel again

Qualcomm’s self-driving car made me never want to touch a steering wheel again

At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Qualcomm announced a new platform for self-driving cars, called Snapdragon Ride. And to showcase all of its powers, Qualcomm gave me a ride in a Lincoln MKZ that had been tricked out with all the sensors, radar, and chips necessary to use the new platform.
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Toyota to recall nearly 700,000 newer vehicles that could stall mid-drive

Toyota to recall nearly 700,000 newer vehicles that could stall mid-drive

Toyota is recalling nearly 700,000 vehicles across multiple models. The recall due to a faulty fuel pump, which, if it fails, could lead to a stall and potentially an accident. The recall affects 2018-2019 vehicles, with affected owners set to be contacted by first-class mail in March 2020.
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Tesla Model Y prototype spotted testing in the California mountains

Tesla Model Y prototype spotted testing in the California mountains

A Tesla Model Y sighting confirms the electric crossover hasn't changed significantly since its unveiling in 2019. Largely based on the Model 3, it's tentatively scheduled to enter production in 2020. Tesla has a lot riding on the model, which could become its bestselling car.
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A talking Tesla? It’ll probably just be one more broken promise from Elon Musk

A talking Tesla? It’ll probably just be one more broken promise from Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off a new feature on last week: A talking car. But will Tesla owners ever see it in real life? Announcing new Tesla features with delayed follow-through, or none at all, has a bit of a pattern for Musk. Here are a few more of his broken promises.
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Tesla is teaching its cars to talk to pedestrians in a British accent

Tesla is teaching its cars to talk to pedestrians in a British accent

"Well, don't just stand there, hop in," a red Model 3 tells a pedestrian during a demonstration filmed by Elon Musk. The feature sounds frivolous, but it's useful in ride-hailing applications, and it will help autonomous cars communicate with other road users. There's no word yet on when Tesla will roll it out.
Hummer H2 and Hummer H3 SUVs

GM is serious about electric Hummer, wants LeBron James to sell it

GM is serious about electric Hummer, wants LeBron James to sell it

Once known for gas-guzzling SUVs, the Hummer name could return on an electric vehicle, according to a new report. General Motors is planning to show off the electric Hummer in a Super Bowl commercial, and has signed NBA star LeBron James to star in the commercial, the report claims.
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Nissan Leaf gains more driver-assistance features, new infotainment tech for 2020

Nissan Leaf gains more driver-assistance features, new infotainment tech for 2020

The 2020 Nissan Leaf is more expensive than the 2019 model due to the addition of extra equipment. As a trade-off, all variants come standard with more electronic safety features (like emergency braking), and many trim levels benefit from a bigger touchscreen for the infotainment system.
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Scooter startup Lime exits 12 cities and lays off workers in profit push

Scooter startup Lime exits 12 cities and lays off workers in profit push

The pressure is continuing to show in the increasingly saturated scootersharing market. Lime is the latest operator to announce it's exiting some cities and laying off a number of workers. The move follows similar decisions made by rival operators in the last 12 months.
FCA Airflow Concept Car CES 2020

The best concept cars of CES 2020: Audi, Sony, Mercedes, and more

The best concept cars of CES 2020: Audi, Sony, Mercedes, and more

Wild concept cars are one of our favorite parts of CES, and carmakers did not disappoint in 2020. From an Avatar-inspired cars, to the first-ever car from Sony to FCA's cavernous Airflow, and more, these were the concepts that caught our eye and captured our imaginations.
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Blix drops e-bike prices in shift to selling exclusively online

Blix drops e-bike prices in shift to selling exclusively online

Blix Electric Bicycles has announced a business shift to selling its e-bikes exclusively online. As of January 9, Blix e-bikes have lower prices, reduced by $100 to $800 from previous levels. Blix intends to create showrooms where potential buyers can see and test-ride Blix e-bikes prior to purchasing online.
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Fisker delays EMotion sedan to focus on Ocean, develop new battery tech

Fisker delays EMotion sedan to focus on Ocean, develop new battery tech

The EMotion concept introduced at CES 2018 remains on track for production, but it's now scheduled to arrive after the Ocean shown at CES 2020. Fisker wants to focus on cheaper, more volume-oriented models first, and it's also waiting until solid-state battery tech is ready for production.
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The coolest products Samsung showed off at CES: Ballie, Neon, and lots of TVs

The coolest products Samsung showed off at CES: Ballie, Neon, and lots of TVs

Samsung was one of the biggest booths (more like an entire wing), and the company showed off some new and groundbreaking tech at CES this week. In case you missed all the cool things they announced, here is our roundup of all the Samsung tech that impressed us the most at CES. 
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The best cars of CES 2020: Fisker, Faraday Future, and Byton M-Byte

The best cars of CES 2020: Fisker, Faraday Future, and Byton M-Byte

CES, the annual mecca of all things electronic, is now crawling with cars. Whether they’re autonomous, electric, or just loaded to the gills with speakers, vehicles of every type are showing up at the annual technology showcase, and we’ve rounded up our favorites so far.
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CES 2020 schedule: The best events, talks, panels, and keynotes

CES 2020 schedule: The best events, talks, panels, and keynotes

CES 2020 is happening right now, but taking a look at the official event schedule can be overwhelming. With multiple events at nearly every hour that will number into the hundreds, here are the most important events, talks, panels, and keynotes at Consumer Electronics Show 2020.
Damon Hypersport Shape-Shifting Motorcyle at CES 2020

Damon’s Hypersport shape-shifting motorcycle made me feel like a kid again

Damon’s Hypersport shape-shifting motorcycle made me feel like a kid again

The Damon Hypersport electric motorcycle transforms between riding positions with the press of a button, has a 200-mile range, and a 200 mph top speed.
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Sub-$40K Fisker Ocean electric SUV rolls into CES after long-awaited debut

Sub-$40K Fisker Ocean electric SUV rolls into CES after long-awaited debut

Fisker will finally show its Ocean electric SUV to the public at CES 2020. The Ocean will have a range of up to 300 miles, as well as a California Mode that Fisker claims will provide a convertible-like experience. Production starts in 2021, with customer deliveries in 2022.
RadRover Step-Thru e-bike

Rad Power Bikes’ new e-bike models boost accessibility and visibility

Rad Power Bikes’ new e-bike models boost accessibility and visibility

Rad Power Bikes' new model lineup is poised to ride the rising e-bike wave with improved rider accessibility and greater visibility. The RadRover Step-Thru improves ease of use of the top e-bike company's bestselling model, the relatively high-step RadRover, which continues with additional upgrades.
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Faraday Future plans shuttle service between Los Angeles and Las Vegas

Faraday Future plans shuttle service between Los Angeles and Las Vegas

Faraday Future argues driving between the two cities takes about as much time as flying via LAX, and it's far more pleasant. The FF91 would let passengers travel first class without the security lines and annoying kids. The FF91 has enough range to make the trip without stopping for electricity.
Bosch facial recognition technology

Bosch’s facial-recognition tech keeps you safe, entertained behind the wheel

Bosch’s facial-recognition tech keeps you safe, entertained behind the wheel

Facial recognition technology detects if a driver is drowsy, distracted, or eating, and it also keeps an eye on passengers sitting in the back. On a happier note, it identifies the driver and adjusts a variety of parameters, like the climate control and the radio. It's on its way to production.
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In America, houses charge EVs. At CES 2020, EVs charge houses

In America, houses charge EVs. At CES 2020, EVs charge houses

Bidirectional charging has always ben one of the great promises of EVs, but very few chargers have supported it -- until now that is. The Wallbox Quasar is a handsome residential charger that lets your EV power your home. It will cost $4,000 when it comes out later this year.
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Harman wants to harness 5G to make streets safer for pedestrians

Harman wants to harness 5G to make streets safer for pedestrians

Harman wants to use 5G connectivity to allow cars to scan for signals from nearby people and objects. This could help prevent collisions between cars and pedestrians, Harman claims. The company unveiled this concept at CES 2020, but was light on details about production potential.
Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR concept CES 2020

Mercedes Benz Vision AVTR: A sustainable Avatar concept

Mercedes Benz Vision AVTR: A sustainable Avatar concept

Mercedes-Benz has delivered high-tech showstoppers at CES for a decade now. This year, it brought the Vision AVTR, a collaboration between designers for Mercedes and the 2009 blockbuster film Avatar. The show car is a symbol of the company’s plans to tread more lightly on the Earth in the coming decades.
Faraday Future FF91

Faraday Future FF91 first drive: Raw power

Faraday Future FF91 first drive: Raw power

Faraday Future has burned through a billion dollars building the FF91, which will go on sale to the public before the end of 2020. We were the first to test drive the car -- the sandstone-colored version, code named G2-18 – and it feels worth every penny.
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