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Kia and Amazon tie-up offers one-stop charge solutions for EVs

Kia and Amazon tie-up offers one-stop charge solutions for EVs

One of the challenges that buyers wanting to purchase an EV have to deal with is getting a charger in their home. Most of the EVs out there can be plugged into a standard wall outlet, but that is a slow charge method. Faster charging requires a dedicated charger that runs more power to the car.

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Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

I just climbed out of the Tesla Model Y, and if first-impressions are anything to go by, Elon Musk's newest EV hasn't strayed far from its predecessors. The all-electric crossover isn't going to arrive with buyers until Fall 2020 at the earliest, but when it does I suspect they'll be struck more by how familiar it is, rather than how new.

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Tesla Model Y revealed: All the ranges, prices and speeds

Tesla Model Y revealed: All the ranges, prices and speeds

Say hello to the Tesla Model Y, the most important car Elon Musk and his EV company have created so far. Taking the current Tesla line-up to four when it launches in 2020, it’s the automaker’s first entry into the fiercely competitive compact SUV segment.

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Tesla Model Y livestream: How to watch Elon Musk’s big EV reveal

Tesla Model Y livestream: How to watch Elon Musk’s big EV reveal

Tesla is about to take the wraps off the Model Y, and the electric car company has shared another teaser image to fully whet appetites ahead of today's big reveal. The fourth car in Tesla's current line-up will arguably be its most important: a compact SUV to target one of the most popular segments in the automotive market today.

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Goodyear’s AERO concept is both a tire and a propeller for future flying cars

Goodyear’s AERO concept is both a tire and a propeller for future flying cars

The future for transportation is filled with vehicles that drive themselves and flying cars. At least that is the case if researchers, concept artists, and automakers can be believed. Goodyear has unveiled a new concept tire that it is aiming at the flying cars of the future. This concept acts as both a propeller for flight and a tire when on the ground.

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Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 900,000 cars in US over emissions issue

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 900,000 cars in US over emissions issue

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the voluntary recall of nearly 900,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles located in the United States. The recall follows an in-use emissions investigation by the EPA, as well as in-use testing Fiat Chrysler conducted under EPA regulations. The recall concerns vehicles that fail to meet emissions standards, according to the agency, which will help consumers deal with the recall.

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Cadillac readies EV future with car name shake-up

Cadillac readies EV future with car name shake-up

Cadillac will change the way its cars are badged, shifting away from a focus on engine size and instead focusing on torque as GM positions the brand at the forefront of electrification. The move comes as Cadillac prepares to leave its New York offices and move closer to the rest of its General Motors family in Detroit.

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The Tesla Model Y is Elon Musk’s biggest challenge yet

The Tesla Model Y is Elon Musk’s biggest challenge yet

It's almost time for another Tesla, and while you might think Elon Musk & Co. are old hands at new EVs by now, the Model Y represents a whole new level of risk for the upstart automaker. Tesla's first crossover looks set to capitalize on what has made the Model 3 so popular: healthy range, high-tech features, and competitive pricing - or at least the promise of it - all with fanboy-favorite Musk's seal of approval. Make no mistake, though, this is the company's toughest journey so far.

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Ferrari videos tout F8 Tributo performance and aerodynamics

Ferrari videos tout F8 Tributo performance and aerodynamics

Ferrari announced the replacement for the 488 GTB called the F8 Tributo last month. The car is a tribute to the V8 and boasts the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history to be placed into a non-special series car. That turbo V8 engine boasts 720cv giving the car a specific power output of 185 cv/l.

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JAXA and Toyota team for a crewed pressurized moon rover

JAXA and Toyota team for a crewed pressurized moon rover

Toyota and the Japanese space exploration agency JAXA have announced a tie-up to work on mobility for future space exploration. The two firms have signed an agreement that will see them cooperate on a joint study for a manned and pressurized rover. The rover will use fuel cell electric vehicle technology.

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Iconic Porsche 917 racing car turns 50

Iconic Porsche 917 racing car turns 50

Porsche is celebrating the birthday of one of its most iconic racing cars ever made - the 917. The Porsche 917 racing car debuted at the Geneva Motor Show on March 12, 1969. To celebrate the Porsche Museum is restoring the first 917 ever built to original condition.

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Bugatti Baby returns in a larger 3D-printed Type 35 body

Bugatti Baby returns in a larger 3D-printed Type 35 body

We see quite a few "miniature" model of iconic cars being made available for children to drive but that practice isn't a modern invention. More than a century ago, Bugatti made a half scale model of the historic Type 35 racing car for his four-year-old son. The car became so popular that the Bugatti Baby became one of the first limited edition miniature cars in history. To celebrate the company's 110th anniversary Bugatti is bringing the Baby back, this time with more than a few modern features for good measure.

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