Archive for the ‘Transportation / Car News’ Category

Electric Buses, Quiet Tires, and More Car News This Week

June 9th, 2019
Why haven't electric buses caught on? And how does Mattel shrink car designs to make Hot Wheels?

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Bridgestone’s Turanza QuietTrack Tire Silences Electric Cars

June 5th, 2019
The new rubber has specially designed threads to hush the pesky "pattern noise" that's especially noticeable in cars without loud engines.

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How Mattel Shrinks Cars Into Hot Wheels (Crash Test Included)

June 4th, 2019
Before a Hot Wheels car hits a store shelf, it must pass the "launcher on speed 2" test, and the "side slam launcher" test, among others.

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Hybrid Ferraris! Flying Cars! And More Car News This Week

June 2nd, 2019
Plus: You can now pay for some NYC subway rides with your iPhone, but the system is about more than just fast taps.

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Ferrari’s 986-HP Hybrid, Disney’s Message to Georgia, and More News

May 30th, 2019
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.

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VW’s ‘Dieselgate’ Settlement Isn’t Buying Many Electric Vehicles

May 23rd, 2019
States were given almost $3 billion from Volkswagen’s diesel scandal settlement to buy cleaner vehicles. But many are buying more diesels, a report shows.

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GM’s Big Upgrade, ‘Game of Thrones’’ Unsatisfying End, and More News

May 20th, 2019
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GM Gives All Its Vehicles a New Soul

May 20th, 2019
GM's new "electronic platform" offers five times the bandwidth and compute power of its predecessor, to deliver better maps and new accessories.

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Another Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash and More Car News This Week

May 19th, 2019
The NTSB said a Tesla Model 3 had its Autopilot engaged when it collided with a truck in Florida in March, killing the driver.

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Tesla Raises Money, Drones Get Certified, and More Car News This Week

May 5th, 2019
Telsa says it will raise up to $2.7 billion in new capital, and Uber prepares for its IPO.

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