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Tesla plans to sell trucks: big semis, pickups, too

Tesla plans to sell trucks: big semis, pickups, too That’s according to CEO Elon Musk, who tweeted the news Thursday: “Tesla Semi truck set for September.Big trucks weigh a lot and many of them drive long distances, which is not where battery electric vehicles shine.

Apple just got permission to test its self-driving cars in California

Apple just got permission to test its self-driving cars in California Rather, we’re referring to the Department of Motor Vehicles’ decision to grant Apple an autonomous vehicle testing permit on Friday, allowing the iEmpire to use California’s public highways in testing self-driving technology.This marks the first time Apple has been given a permit for its autonomous cars, and suggests that the company is well and truly on its way to expanding its horizons.

Tesla cuts the starting price for Model S by $5,000

Tesla cuts the starting price for Model S by $5,000 There were changes in pricing further up Tesla's Model S lineup, but these are a little less straightforward.The 90D model got cheaper as well, and it now costs $87,500 before incentives (a $2,000 decrease).

India bans one of its oldest symbols of VIP culture

India bans one of its oldest symbols of VIP culture PM Narendra Modi has said, "Every Indian is special.This ban is historic because the red beacon, introduced by British colonizers in pre-independent India, was seen as a "status symbol" and a show of privilege and power.

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show The Shanghai auto show is a good look at where the car world is headed: small, space-efficient, energy-efficient, electrified or plug-in — plus honking big SUVs for the elite who can afford the taxes.Here are the most significant cars of Auto Shanghai 2017, which runs (public days) April 21-28.

Tesla recalls 53,000 Model X and Model S cars over parking brakes

Tesla recalls 53,000 Model X and Model S cars over parking brakes The company announced the recall on its website, noting that a the issue "could prevent the parking brake from releasing.The recall affects Model S and Model X cars built between February 2016 and October 2016.

New documents provide a glimpse into Apple's self-driving car program

New documents provide a glimpse into Apple's self-driving car program The Cupertino-based company was granted a permit by the California DMV to test cars on public roads in April, but the details on just what exactly it had planned were few and far between.We knew the permit applied to three self-driving Lexus RX540h SUVs, but not much more.

Dora the Explorer Car

Dora the Explorer Car Guess they thought it was funny 4 mns agoI was assaulted by Antifa in DC 6 mns agoHello darkness my old friend 18 mns agoWhen you ask whos a good boy 20 mns agoMe trying to get my life back together 22 mns agoKeep this in mind when you watch a super hero film 24 mns agoWhat White Knights Actually Believe 32 mns ago"I don't believe in property!" said the triggered SJW 46 mns ago

Way begins public autonomous-car test program, expands fleet of minivans

Way begins public autonomous-car test program, expands fleet of minivans It’s now offering rides to members of the public in Arizona, and is set to take delivery of 500 more Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for its fleet of prototype autonomous vehicles.Under its “early rider program” trial, Waymo will give selected residents in the Phoenix area 24/7 access to its fleet of self-driving minivans, the company announced in a Medium post.

Amazon Ponders Self-Driving Vehicles for More Efficient, Cheaper Delivery

Amazon Ponders Self-Driving Vehicles for More Efficient, Cheaper Delivery Instead, it wants to see how driverless vehicles would improve package delivery and make Amazon more efficient.The think tank, as Amazon calls it, is part of a larger and more ambitious plan that would have Amazon transport more Amazon packages itself.

Waymo now offering free rides in self-driving cars for Phoenix residents

Waymo now offering free rides in self-driving cars for Phoenix residents These vehicles have been cruising around the streets of Phoenix for the better part of a year, and now locals can request rides in the Waymo cars.There’s no cost for the program, but Waymo wants all the consumer feedback it can get.

How Infiniti stopped aping Germany and learned to go bold

How Infiniti stopped aping Germany and learned to go bold Digital Trends: How do you go about creating a cohesive design language for a car brand?Even if they’re frustrated with where they are today, they’re also understandably skeptical about where you’re going to take this.

Why Cars Are Moving to 48-Volt Electrical Systems

Why Cars Are Moving to 48-Volt Electrical Systems Many cars will soon have 48-volt electrical systems.They’ll handle accessories ranging from mechanical or hydraulic power to electric power such as power steering, power brakes, water pump, radiator cooling, and air conditioning.

GTA Online's New Tiny Racers Mode Plays Poorly, But Pays Great

GTA Online's New Tiny Racers Mode Plays Poorly, But Pays Great By using a high camera and large stunt tracks, Tiny Racers makes it feel as if you are controlling a toy RC car.Visually, Tiny Racers works.

Watch pro drivers joyride in $83.4 million worth of Aston Martin cars

Watch pro drivers joyride in $83.4 million worth of Aston Martin cars 4 million) worth of Aston Martin hardware.The film was produced to celebrate the transfer of ownership to Aston Martin.

From Alphabet to Google, here's all you need to know about Waymo's self-driving car

From Alphabet to Google, here's all you need to know about Waymo's self-driving car However, in the next couple of years, autonomous cars will become a regular part of our day-to-day experience.Major automakers like Ford and General Motors recently topped a Navigant Research study ranking the top 18 companies and their ability to develop self-driving cars.

The world of 'Cars' has a dark and terrifying origin theory

The world of 'Cars' has a dark and terrifying origin theory So, spoiler alert (Lightning McQueen pun intended): What you're about to read could forever warp the way you look at Cars.Screen Crush editor Matt Singer spoke with Jay Ward, creative director of the Cars world at Pixar, and apparently the author of "The World of Cars Owner’s Manual," a top secret internal document at the Disney animation division.

Consumer Reports cuts Tesla ratings over automatic emergency braking

Consumer Reports cuts Tesla ratings over automatic emergency braking The feature had been available in older cars, and Tesla announced it was rolling out a software update to add it back almost immediately after Consumer Reports confirmed the ratings downgrade.The magazine said it would reevaluate the Tesla ratings once it confirmed that all customer cars had been updated, and that the feature was available on new cars.

Mitsubishi Celebrates 100 Years Of Automaking By Electrifying Its First Car

Mitsubishi Celebrates 100 Years Of Automaking By Electrifying Its First Car Way back in 1917, the Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Company built its first — and only — car: the Mitsubishi Model A.Now, 100 years later, Mitsubishi Motors is paying homage to the vehicle that got its wheels turning.