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2022 BMW M4 'CSL' caught on track

Next year marks 50 years of M - what a way to celebrate this could be Read more

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Almost Half Of Car Buyers Are Sitting Out The Market For Now: Study

Even then, it is definitely still a seller's market. Read more

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| Sep 24 17:59 |  |  
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Electric cars in Norway: why the country is in love with EVs | Auto Express

More than 50 per cent of new cars sold in Norway are electric, and a further 27 per cent are hybrids. We find out what’s driving this trend Read more

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| Sep 24 11:27 |  |  
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FIA Friday press conference - Russia | Formula 1®

PART 1: Andreas SEIDL (McLaren), Toto WOLFF (Mercedes), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing) PART 2: Toyoharu TANABE (Honda), Laurent MEKIES (Ferrari), Marcin BUDKOWSKI (Alpine) Read more

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| Sep 24 17:56 |  |  
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Android Auto now lets you play games on your car's infotainment display

Google has pushed out a big Android Auto update which brings a host of new features. Read more

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| Sep 24 10:46 |  |  
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Caterham's New Seven 170 Weighs Under A Thousand Pounds

If you're in the market for a car you can deadlift, here's your chance Read more

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| Sep 24 17:55 |  |  
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Tata Motors Electric Vehicles (EVs) surpass 10,000 units sales milestone

Tata Motors range of electric vehicles currently includes the Nexon EV and Tigor EV. The brand also sells the Xpres-T electric sedan exclusively for fleet customers. Read more

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| Sep 24 10:02 |  |  
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Leclerc says new Ferrari power unit 'felt great’ as he hatches overtaking plan for Sunday’s race | Formula 1®

Charles Leclerc may be starting the Russian Grand Prix from the back of the grid, but he finished Friday’s running happy with the upgraded power unit in his Ferrari – and revealed he has a cunning plan to pass his rivals from the back in Sunday's race… Read more

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| Sep 24 17:49 |  |  
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European automakers seek hedge against China's rare earth dominance

Direct negotiations to secure supply for EV motors from an Australian mining company are advancing, an executive says. China is expected to put much of its rare earths production to use domestically in the future. Read more

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| Sep 24 10:01 |  |  
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A Tesla Bricking Itself On The Highway Is A Reminder That Electric Cars Need To Solve Their Neutral Problem

Getting a disabled EV into neutral so it can be moved is actually a huge problem that needs to be solved Read more

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| Sep 24 17:48 |  |  
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"Let's Take A Tesla And F&*^ It Up!" —German Government

Is Germany okay? We are really concerned. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research shared that there is a new type of Tesla out there -- a hybrid prototype that can be powered by Read more

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| Sep 24 5:52 |  |  
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Russian Grand Prix FP2 report and highlights: Bottas sets pace from Hamilton as Mercedes dominate Friday practice at Sochi | Formula 1®

Mercedes retained their stranglehold of Sochi, as Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton set an impressive pace in second practice for the Russian Grand Prix – with rival Max Verstappen only sixth fastest… Read more

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| Sep 24 17:35 |  |  
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Why Are e-Bikes Taking Off In North America While Electric Motorcycles Stagnate?

In a previous article, I pointed out that electric motorcycles are getting going in the United States, but under the radar as e-bikes. It used to be that there were bicycles, mopeds, and motorcycles, with Read more

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| Sep 24 5:11 |  |  
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Sign Up For A Local "National Drive Electric Week" Event

National Drive Electric Week runs from September 25th—October 3rd this year and serves as a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness around electric cars. There are hundreds of events scheduled all across the US and Canada. Read more

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| Sep 24 17:31 |  |  
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U.S. Commerce chief: 'Aggressive' action on chips shortage needed

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Thursday it is time to get "aggressive" in addressing the worsening semiconductor chips shortage that has caused automakers and others to cut production and impacted thousands of U.S. workers. Read more

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| Sep 23 20:38 |  |  
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New Solid-State Battery Surprises Researchers Who Created It

Engineers create a high performance all-solid-state battery with a pure-silicon anode Read more

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| Sep 24 17:30 |  |  
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Third-quickest Gasly says car ‘harder than usual’ to drive after losing front wing in FP2 | Formula 1®

AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly capped off his Friday with a fine third-place finish in FP2 but it came at the cost of his front wing after he clattered a kerb late in the session. The Frenchman explained that, even with his stellar pace, he wasn’t fully confident with his car heading into Saturday at Sochi. Read more

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| Sep 24 17:29 |  |  
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Tesla Is Getting Sneaky Now That The Feds Are Watching

A new update will slow Teslas running Autosteer down while they pass emergency vehicles -- but only at night Read more

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| Sep 24 17:26 |  |  
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‘There’s more to come’ says Valtteri Bottas after Friday practice clean sweep at Sochi | Formula 1®

Valtteri Bottas set the pace in both sessions in Russia and ominously for his rivals says “there is more to come”…  Read more

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| Sep 24 17:24 |  |  
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Russian Grand Prix FP2 highlights: See all the action from the second practice session at Sochi | Formula 1®

It was Sochi specialist Valtteri Bottas who was the man in form as the weekend got under way, the Finn quickest in both first and second practice at the Black Sea circuit, while there was a crash for Giovinazzi, and an unfortunate pitlane incident for Hamilton... Read more

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| Sep 24 17:22 |  |  
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Ricciardo confident McLaren can fix FP2 power unit fault as he laments ‘messy’ Friday in Sochi | Formula 1®

Fresh from winning the Italian Grand Prix two weeks ago, Daniel Ricciardo came back down to earth with a bump on the Friday of the Russian Grand Prix weekend, with a power unit issue and various disruptions leaving him P17 in Free Practice 2 – and hopeful for improvements as the weekend progresses. Read more

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| Sep 24 17:14 |  |  
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Night Shift Through the Eyes of a British Truck Driver

A U.K. truck driver gave the internet a ride-along, showing what an average night on the job is like. Read more

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| Sep 24 17:12 |  |  
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Tesla's German landing will fuel competition - Volkswagen CEO

The planned opening of Tesla's first gigafactory in Europe later this year will force local industry to step up its game, Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on Friday. Read more

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| Sep 24 17:07 |  |  
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Hyundai recalls 95,500 Tucson, Sonata vehicles for fire risk

As of Sept. 17, Hyundai said it was aware of 45 fires related to the issue. Read more

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| Sep 24 16:57 |  |  
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Newgarden welcomes international opposition in IndyCar

The Team Penske-Chevrolet ace would need Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Alex Palou not to start this weekend’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach to have a chance at a third crown, as he lies 48 points in arrears, and a win is worth only 50 points (not including bonus points).But Newgarden insists he’s not resentful of the fact that Palou, a Spaniard, appears to be a lock for the title, and  Read more

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| Sep 24 16:56 |  |  
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This Nissan NFT Comes With A Free GT-R NISMO

Nissan Canada will auction digital artwork of its GT-R, with a real car included in the sale Read more

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| Sep 24 16:53 |  |  
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2022 BMW M3 Touring teased ahead of reveal | Evo

BMW has released new images of its upcoming M3 Touring before it reaches customers next year Read more

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| Sep 24 16:52 |  |  
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Grid penalty-hit Max Verstappen explains why Red Bull chose to take new engine at Sochi | Formula 1®

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has explained why he’s taken a new Honda power unit, which will see him start the Russian Grand Prix from the back of the grid, at Sochi. Read more

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| Sep 24 16:51 |  |  
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Elon Musk: Chip shortage is a “short term” problem that will likely be over next year

During an Italian tech event that was streamed on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicted that the ongoing semiconductor crisis would likely be over next year. Musk also noted that he believes the global chip shortage issue is a “short term” problem and not one that would be true for the long term.  The Tesla … Read more

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| Sep 24 16:51 |  |  
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Musk says new chip plants will end global shortage next year

Thanks to new semiconductor plants that are planned or under construction, there's an end in sight for the global chip shortage, the Tesla chief said. Read more

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| Sep 24 16:49 |  |  

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