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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Automobiles’

Electric Cars: Volkswagen Takes On Tesla

Electric cars are still a relatively new market without a lot of competition. For the past few years, all the buzz has surrounded Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors. Now Volkswagen wants in on it. Bloomberg is reporting that Volkswagen has bought a five percent stake in QuantumScape Corp., a company working on batteries for electric cars. Volkswagen wants to put these …

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BMW i8 Spyder Release Delayed By Engineering Issues

In 2011’s newest installment of the Mission: Impossible series, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Tom Cruise cruises along the streets of Mumbai in a super futuristic looking vehicle. Well, folks, the future is not so distant. The car featured in Cruise’s blockbuster film was a prototype of the BMW i8 series of cars. As it currently stands, the BMW i8 …

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Corvette Stingray 2014 Is ‘Automobile of the Year’

Everyone wants one of these added to the Christmas list. No, I’m not talking about PlayStation 4, which is arguably more affordable than the wish list item of a 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray C7. The desired vehicle boasts to having enviable features such as: 460 horsepower, 29 miles per gallon (Eco driving mode), LED lamps, 6.2-liter V-8 engine, as well …

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Honda Recall: 321,000 Vehicles are Affected Worldwide

Honda recall: 2012 CR-Vs and 2013 Acura ILXs are the latest batch of automobiles affected by potentially serious problems. In this particular case, car doors are having a very hard time staying closed, forcing the manufacturer to issue a worldwide recall on the vehicles in-question. The US alone is expected to recall 166,600 CR-Vs and 6,200 ILXs. Owners should start …

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Ford Motors Tech Shop Inspires Innovation

Ford Motor Company has opened a do-it-yourself technology and fabrication shop in Michigan. The idea behind the shop is to give employees a playground for innovation, an area where creative tendencies can find inspiration and lead to breakthroughs in the market. To get their current workforce interested in trying out the facility, they are offering a free three month membership …

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Ford Opening New Research Lab

Ford Motor Company is opening a research lab in Silicon Valley that will be about emerging technologies just as much as it is about cars. The company announced Friday morning that it will open its first dedicated research lab on the west coast early this year. The facility will be used as a way to collaborate with all the tech …

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