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MIT drones switch between flying and driving, whichever's best

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:15:00 EDT

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(image) Like an animal in nature, transitioning between walking and flying.

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Nissan teases an image of 2018 Leaf's self-driving technology

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:45:00 EDT

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(image) We've known since the Consumer Electronics Show back in January that the 2018 Leaf will get semi-autonomous technology. Now Nissan has provided a look - a glimpse, anyway - at the Leaf ProPilot Assist system. In the image released by Nissan, above, we see the driver's display - and a button on the steering wheel labeled "Pilot." Push that and voila, or presumably voila, the displays at left are activated. There's a blue "Pilot" light at top that must indicate the system is in engaged, and likew

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Junkyard Gem: 1962 Plymouth Valiant Sedan

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:00:00 EDT

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(image) One of the earliest of Chrysler's soon-to-be-legendary A-body cars, spotted in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service wrecking yard.

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Junkyard Gem: 1982 Subaru BRAT

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:45:00 EDT

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(image) Subaru love is strong in Colorado, which means that many BRATs are kept alive until they are completely used up. Here's a good example of such a truck: this 1982 model in a Denver wrecking yard.

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Kia Motors again tops J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:38:00 EDT

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(image) Kia topped the rankings for initial quality of new vehicles sold in the United States based on owner responses for the second consecutive year, business consultancy J.D. Power said on Wednesday. Hyundai Motor's Genesis cars came second in the survey, followed by sports luxury brand Porsche. Fiat Chrysler's Ram and the Ford brand shared fourth position. In fact, American brands outperformed foreign brands as a whole for the second year. Fiat, Jaguar Land Rover's luxury car brand Jaguar, and

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Junkyard Gem: 1987 Honda Accord LXi Sedan

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:30:00 EDT

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(image) A fully-optioned, top-trim-level example of the iconic third-generation Honda Accord, now awaiting the crusher in a Denver wrecking yard after not quite 150,000 miles of service.

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Harley-Davidson enters race to buy rival Ducati

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT

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(image) Harley will be bidding against some other big names.

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Workhorse SureFly is the next step toward a flying car

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EDT

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(image) The arms fold, meaning you can store it inside a garage.

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Uber belatedly offers tipping as part of its renewed focus

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:42:00 EDT

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(image) It also adds $2 for teen riders, and optional injury protection insurance.

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HTT signs on South Korea to build a full-scale Hyperloop

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:00 EDT

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(image) Seoul to Pusan in 20 minutes, as opposed to three hours.

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Kitten rescued from Tesla Model X bumper

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:30:00 EDT

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(image) Tessie was immediately adopted by one of the rescuers.

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Goodwood to celebrate Ecclestone's career

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:00:00 EDT

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(image) Uniting to honor a divisive figure.

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