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They Met in a Car Pool, Now They’re Married

They Met in a Car Pool, Now They’re Married

They Met in a Car Pool, Now They’re Married They Met in a Car Pool, Now They’re Married In the early days of their relationship, Kayla McCulley and Matthew Spencer created a book club — for two. “We both love to read,” said Mr. Spencer, 34, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Calif. He …

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Uber Jettisons Flying Car Project

Uber Jettisons Flying Car Project

Uber Jettisons Flying Car Project Uber Jettisons Flying Car Project A day after Uber handed its autonomous car project to a Silicon Valley start-up, the company is doing the same with an ambitious and money-intensive effort to build flying cars. Uber is handing its flying car project, Uber Elevate, to the air taxi start-up Joby Aviation, the two companies said …

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Uber Is Giving Self-Driving Car Project to a Start-Up

Uber Is Giving Self-Driving Car Project to a Start-Up

Uber Is Giving Self-Driving Car Project to a Start-Up Uber Is Giving Self-Driving Car Project to a Start-Up In 2016, Uber acquired the autonomous trucking start-up Otto, led by Anthony Levandowski, a former Google engineer. When Google first tested its self-driving car on public roads a decade ago, Mr. Levandowski and Mr. Urmson, who had played a key role in …

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Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2

Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2

Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2 Car Plows Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing at Least 2 BERLIN — At least two people were killed and several others seriously wounded in the city of Trier in southwestern Germany on Tuesday, when a man drove an S.U.V. down a pedestrian street in …

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Driver Crashes Car Into Gate Outside Angela Merkel’s Office

Driver Crashes Car Into Gate Outside Angela Merkel’s Office

Driver Crashes Car Into Gate Outside Angela Merkel’s Office Driver Crashes Car Into Gate Outside Angela Merkel’s Office BERLIN — An older driver in a station wagon with white hand-painted letters crashed a station wagon into the gate outside Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office on Wednesday morning, but did not get past the barrier and was then detained. Although the driver’s …

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A Sick Swan Is Saved After a 23-Mile Odyssey by Foot, Car and Subway

A Sick Swan Is Saved After a 23-Mile Odyssey by Foot, Car and Subway

A Sick Swan Is Saved After a 23-Mile Odyssey by Foot, Car and Subway A Sick Swan Is Saved After a 23-Mile Odyssey by Foot, Car and Subway They all drove to the Howard Beach subway station, where the husband, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee, helped Ms. Cordova-Rojas lug her bike and the swan to the platform and then onto …

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Can You Stop a Car With Your Hand?

Can You Stop a Car With Your Hand?

Can You Stop a Car With Your Hand? Can You Stop a Car With Your Hand? “When I stick my arm out a car window, I can feel the resistance of the air. Could I slow the car down this way, eventually? How many arms would I need to brake effectively?” — Jean, Lyon, France Sticking your hand out the …

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How to Celebrate Halloween From Your Car

How to Celebrate Halloween From Your Car

How to Celebrate Halloween From Your Car How to Celebrate Halloween From Your Car From “Christine” to “Crash!,” the killer car movie is a hallowed horror subgenre. Pick your vehicle — bulldozer, hearse, big rig — and there’s a scary movie about it. But this Halloween, cars are here to save, not destroy. Coronavirus restrictions like masks and social distancing …

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What to Know About Your Used Car

What to Know About Your Used Car

What to Know About Your Used Car What to Know About Your Used Car The pandemic has led many people to avoid public transportation in favor of walking, bicycling or driving a motorized vehicle. If the first two options aren’t practical, an automobile may be the best choice. Sales of used cars have, in particular, boomed in the last few …

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A London Caper With a Car James Bond Would Never Drive

A London Caper With a Car James Bond Would Never Drive

A London Caper With a Car James Bond Would Never Drive A London Caper With a Car James Bond Would Never Drive What the burglars lacked in panache, they made up for in their ability to stymie the London police after stealing a valuable collection of handguns brandished by James Bond himself in three movies. On Monday, the Metropolitan Police …

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