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Tesla Says It Hit Goal of Delivering 500,000 Cars in 2020

Tesla Says It Hit Goal of Delivering 500,000 Cars in 2020

Tesla Says It Hit Goal of Delivering 500,000 Cars in 2020 Tesla Says It Hit Goal of Delivering 500,000 Cars in 2020 The electric carmaker Tesla reported on Saturday that it had produced more than half a million cars in 2020, a milestone that seemed unreachable just three years ago. In a news release posted on its website, the company …

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Why Were Canadians Warned Not to Let Moose Lick Their Cars?

Why Were Canadians Warned Not to Let Moose Lick Their Cars?

Why Were Canadians Warned Not to Let Moose Lick Their Cars? Why Were Canadians Warned Not to Let Moose Lick Their Cars? Visitors at a Canadian national park were greeted with a rather unusual digital road sign this weekend: “Do not let moose lick your car.” The sign caught the imagination of the internet and led to questions like: “What …

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The Tech That Might Help Cyclists and Cars Coexist Safely

The Tech That Might Help Cyclists and Cars Coexist Safely

The Tech That Might Help Cyclists and Cars Coexist Safely The Tech That Might Help Cyclists and Cars Coexist Safely On the desolate streets of Manhattan during the bleak early days of the pandemic, Rosemary Sigelbaum found that riding a bicycle to work at Lenox Hill Hospital offered a desperately needed respite from the stress of 12-hour days witnessing the …

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California Plans to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 15 Years

California Plans to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 15 Years

California Plans to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 15 Years California Plans to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 15 Years Environmental groups had mixed reactions to Governor Newsom’s announcement. While they applauded the new goal for zero-emission vehicles, they noted that California remained one of the country’s largest oil and gas producers, particularly as energy companies …

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Humans Take a Step Closer to ‘Flying Cars’

Humans Take a Step Closer to ‘Flying Cars’

Humans Take a Step Closer to ‘Flying Cars’ Humans Take a Step Closer to ‘Flying Cars’ In the 1880s, the first automobile was developed and about two decades later, the Wright brothers in North Carolina invented the first successful airplane. Today, the world is closer to combining those two concepts as a Japanese tech company said it completed a manned …

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Toy Cars and Crop Tops: Can Wacky U.S.P.S. Store Merch Save the Struggling Postal Service?

Toy Cars and Crop Tops: Can Wacky U.S.P.S. Store Merch Save the Struggling Postal Service?

Toy Cars and Crop Tops: Can Wacky U.S.P.S. Store Merch Save the Struggling Postal Service? Toy Cars and Crop Tops: Can Wacky U.S.P.S. Store Merch Save the Struggling Postal Service? The U.S. Postal Service has been financially besieged for years, and unless Congress acts, the independent agency could run out of money by 2021. Now, there are calls on social …

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Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio’s cars in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to go up for auction in vast memorabilia sale

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio’s cars in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to go up for auction in vast memorabilia sale

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio’s cars in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to go up for auction in vast memorabilia sale Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio’s cars in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to go up for auction in vast memorabilia sale The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, …

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Amazon to Buy Zoox, in a Move Toward Self-Driving Cars

Amazon to Buy Zoox, in a Move Toward Self-Driving Cars

Amazon to Buy Zoox, in a Move Toward Self-Driving Cars Amazon to Buy Zoox, in a Move Toward Self-Driving Cars Amazon declined to comment on the cost of the deal or Mr. Wilke’s thoughts about Uber. It did not say when it expected the transaction to close. Zoox and Amazon discussed the idea that someday, cities could have streets designated …

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Who Will Own the Cars That Drive Themselves?

Who Will Own the Cars That Drive Themselves?

Who Will Own the Cars That Drive Themselves? Who Will Own the Cars That Drive Themselves? It was a difficult question even before the coronavirus pandemic hit: When self-driving cars eventually rule the roads, will Americans own their cars or make use of ride-hailing fleets? The challenge is now threefold. Self-driving car technology had already reached a plateau, and getting …

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You Don’t Need Flying Cars to Save Lives

You Don’t Need Flying Cars to Save Lives

You Don’t Need Flying Cars to Save Lives You Don’t Need Flying Cars to Save Lives But some government technology is holding up well in this crisis. I talked to two people overseeing 911 emergency response systems whose digital modernization — not trivial for resource-strapped government agencies — is helping the helpers help us. In New Orleans, recent upgrades to …

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