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The Electronic Door Latches of the new Porsche 911 are tech for Tech's sake

You've still not paid much attention to regular electronic pop-out door launches of the new Porsche 911. They are frivolous but, in the end, harmless, right? That's also what we thought before we perused the owner's manual — what, that's not the fi...

Tesla’s Model Y gets a $3,000 price cut

Tesla has reduced its Model Y's purchase price by $3,000 so its Long Range AWD will now cost $49,990, said Electrek. The Model Y has only started shipping in March, and Tesla posted better-than-expected production figures for all of its vehicles in t...

Fisker and Karma raise millions of dollars following wave of Tesla optimism

Two electric car companies with a long common background, Fisker Inc. and Karma Automotive, both revealed this week that they have raised millions of dollars. Fisker took in $50 million in fresh funding from "hedge fund king" Louis Bacon and Karma Au...

Lime is relaunching Jump’s electric bikes in London

In its first move since acquiring the struggling bike brand from Uber, Lime is relaunching Jump 's electric ride-share service in London. The bikes will only be available to rent in the Uber app to start with — they will be added to the Lime app...

Ford’s new F-150 revealed with hands-free driving and hybrid options

Ford has unveiled the F-150's 2021 iteration, so a lot of customers will find the newest edition of the automaker's super-popular pickup truck packed with technology when it comes out later this year. The new F-150 will have an optional hands-free dr...

Lime expands its scooter subscription service to include daily and monthly passes

Lime is extending its LimePass subscription service to include every day and monthly passes. It's the scooter company's attempt to lock consumers in a market with nearly identical products and pricing schemes over time. LimePass subscribers will h...

Tesla reportedly adding USB-C ports and wireless phone charging to US-made Model 3 vehicles

Tesla began adding a wireless phone charger and USB-C ports to Model 3 vehicles built at its factory in Fremont , California, Elektrek reported. The features were already available in Tesla's Model Y, as first reported by Drive Tesla Canada, and the ...

Dyson shares new photos and videos of its canceled electric SUV

James Dyson, a luxury vacuum magnate, has revealed new photos and a little more information about his company's failed electric vehicle — a project he recently revealed he poured over half a billion dollars of his own money into. Dyson shows som...

New Breed of Pickups Mixes Horsepower and Battery Power

Electric Hummers and Cybertrucks, as well as the next generation of S.U.V.s, will signal the arrival of the E.V. era in America if they start to sell in big numbers. As dreamed up in the 1990s, the electric future focused on futuristic cars such a...

Bosch is using artificial intelligence to eliminate sun glare while driving

Since the dawn of driving, there's been an annoying constant sun glare. Early commuters squinted and used gloved hands to hide the blinding rays of the sun, at least until about 95 years ago when the first sun visor came up with some brilliance. Near...

Software Update Gives Teslas Quicker Acceleration and a Crazy Launch Mode

Back in October, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that an over-the-air software update was coming to the Model S and X Performance to improve power and acceleration. That software update, v.2020.12.5, is rolling out to owners for free now via over-the-air...

Audi gives up on Level 03 autonomous driver-assist system in A8

Audi is giving up on its most advanced driver-assist system. The German automaker will no longer add its Traffic Jam Pilot system to the A8 sedan in Europe or anywhere else in the world, Automotive News Europe reported Tuesday. It's now too late t...

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