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Saroléa Manx7 electric motorcycle is beautifully expensive

Saroléa Manx7 electric motorcycle is beautifully expensive

Saroléa is a company that has been around for a long time in Europe that most of us have probably never heard of. The Belgian company was founded in 1850 and over that span has built weapons, bicycles, and motorcycles. The latest offering from Saroléa is an electric motorcycle that is very attractive and very expensive at the same time called the Saroléa Manx7.

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UPS developing electric delivery trucks for testing in Los Angeles

UPS developing electric delivery trucks for testing in Los Angeles

UPS is working with Thor Trucks to develop an electric class-6 delivery truck. The planned delivery truck will have a 100-mile range made possible in part by a battery from Thor. Once completed, the companies plan to test the vehicle on routes in Los Angeles, the deployment of which is expected to happen later on this year. The announcement follows UPS's plan to test similar electric delivery vehicles in Paris and London

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Tesla V9.0 update will include Atari games as Easter eggs

Tesla V9.0 update will include Atari games as Easter eggs

There are usually plenty of reasons for Tesla owners to look forward to software updates, but those who are also retro gaming fans have even more reason to look forward to the next one. Tesla, it turns out, is looking to add some interesting easter eggs in the next update: Atari games. Yes, you read that right - in a few weeks, you'll be able to play some classic Atari games on your car's infotainment system.

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Inside the bratwurst factory: How BMW is prepared for the EV age

Inside the bratwurst factory: How BMW is prepared for the EV age

Usually you don’t want to see how the sausage is made, you really don’t. At best it leads to disillusionment, at worst downright disgust. However, when the offer comes up to tour one of BMW's largest plants, that's not one of those situations.

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Porsche Taycan specs include 600hp and 500km driving range

Porsche Taycan specs include 600hp and 500km driving range

Porsche is giving up the technical specifications on the Mission E, which will launch as the Porsche Taycan. What sports car fans will want to know most is exactly how much power the car delivers. The answer to that question is 440kW or 600hp. Torque figures aren't offered but expect lots from the electric drivetrain.

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Audi e-tron SUV set to finally debut in September

Audi e-tron SUV set to finally debut in September

Last month, Audi was forced to delay the reveal event for its new e-tron SUV after the company's CEO, Rupert Stadler, was arrested. At the time, Audi didn't give a new date for the event, leaving us the dark as to when the car would finally get a full reveal. Today, Audi fixed that little oversight, delivering a new event date and location and revealing when reservations for the car will open up.

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Tesla pushes back on supplier renegotiation fears

Tesla pushes back on supplier renegotiation fears

Buoyed by hitting Model 3 production goals, Tesla is attempting to renegotiate supplier contracts in the hope of fulfilling Elon Musk's promise to be profitable in the second half of the year. The automaker more than doubled EV production in Q2 2018 versus the first quarter, setting a new goal of 6,000 Model 3 rolling off the line by late August.

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Ferrari just gave us a glimpse of its hybrid supercar tech

Ferrari just gave us a glimpse of its hybrid supercar tech

Ferrari might not be the first automaker you'd associate with a hybrid engine, but the famed Italian supercar-maker has cooked up an innovative new electric turbocharger that could deliver both performance and an iconic soundtrack. It's another sign that, though Ferrari has been cautious about electrified sports cars, the automaker isn't dismissing the idea out of hand.

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Nissan Leaf Nismo Debuts in Japan aiming at green hooligans

Nissan Leaf Nismo Debuts in Japan aiming at green hooligans

If you ever wanted to be the sort of hooligan that flies around the city, racing from stop light to stop light, but you also want to do it without hurting the environment Nissan has your ride. The new Nissan Leaf Nismo will go on sale July 31 in Japan. Nissan says that the Leaf Nismo combined the world's bestselling EV with the sporty image and performance of Nismo road cars.

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2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid gives a choice: lower price or more tech

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid gives a choice: lower price or more tech

Hyundai has lowered the cost of its popular Sonata Plug-In Hybrid, with the 2018 car dropping more than $1.3k versus last year's prices. The hybrid also lifts the all-electric range compared to its predecessor, with that rising by a mile to 28 miles, while a better-spec Limited model adds more standard technology including wireless charging.

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Faraday Future FF 91 Autobahn development testing underway

Faraday Future FF 91 Autobahn development testing underway

Faraday Future has lofty goals for its slick FF 91 EV. It had the car at the Pikes Peak hill climb last year and the FF 91 set a new EV class record at the event. Obviously, that record fell this year when VW and its I.D. R absolutely crushed the mountain. Faraday Future is now talking about the development it is doing for the FF 91 when it comes to sustained high-speed cruising of the sort you do on the Autobahn.

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Roborace driverless racing car takes on Goodwood

Roborace driverless racing car takes on Goodwood

Autonomous cars will be a mainstream part of life at some point in the not-so-distant future. People will get around without having to drive or even pay attention to what's going on around them. That day isn't here just yet but we are getting closer.

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