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Jalopnik Is Coming To TV! Welcome To Car Vs. America, Premiering In October

They say young people don’t care about cars anymore. They say the culture is dying. They say human driving doesn’t even have a future. You, the Jalopnik community of readers, know that isn’t true. You also know the last place to look for modern car culture is the vast wasteland that is television. But we […]

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Why This Job-Starved Town Thinks Car Startup Elio Motors Took It For A Ride

SHREVEPORT, La.—When Mark Jones took over the Chevron gas station he owns here more than three decades ago, it was in a sleepy and undeveloped part of town. Quickly, though, things changed. A nearby General Motors truck assembly plant opened in 1982 and gave way to a crush of development. Neighborhoods sprouted to…Read more… Continue […]

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Tesla Says Model X Automatic Door Getting Ripped Off By Truck Was Owner’s Fault

A Tesla Model X owner put the company on blast by claiming the car’s door opened automatically before being ripped off by an oncoming truck, an incident captured clearly on tape by a security camera. But Tesla says its own data indicates that it was clearly user error, and while the incident is unfortunate, it’s […]

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Could Evaporating Water Be the Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy?

Each day, our Sun pours its energy down onto the Earth’s surface, turning vast expanses of open water into vapor. New research shows the surprising degree to which this clean and renewable process could be used to produce electricity—enough, perhaps, to meet 70 percent of US energy needs. But before this energy…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Deadspin This Is All Bullshit | The Slot Howard Stern Audio Reveals—Again—That Trump Never Wanted to

Deadspin This Is All Bullshit | The Slot Howard Stern Audio Reveals—Again—That Trump Never Wanted to Be President | The Root How to Protest Without Offending White People | Splinter Trump Grotesquely Blames Puerto Rico’s Humanitarian Crisis on ‘Broken Infrastructure’ and ‘Massive Debt’ |Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Porsche’s Newest 640 HP Panamera Wagon Has A Name Longer Than My Grocery List

I like to think I write reasonable, just-hefty-enough grocery lists. I’m not one of those people who runs in to buy two items, and bulk prices are cheaper, but I also know how much my car can hold. So, my grocery list tends to be on the long side. This new Porsche Panamera’s name is […]

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Meh Formula One Driver Daniil Kvyat Finally Gets Moved Aside For Now

Formula One driver and occasional Russian crash missile Daniil Kvyat has finally been moved aside on Red Bull’s b-team Scuderia Toro Rosso, reports Autosport. Red Bull junior driver and 2016 GP2 champion Pierre Gasly will be taking Kvyat’s place at Toro Rosso for most of the rest of the season as a try-out for next…Read […]

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A Drone Caused Serious Damage After Crashing Into An Army Helicopter Over Staten Island

A civilian drone flying well over the regulated height above Staten Island crashed into a U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter last week, causing an alarming amount of damage, according to Army officials with the 82nd Airborne Division via The New York Post.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Maybe Check if Your Jogging Stroller Is Among These 28,000 Recalled Ones

Frankly, the existence of strollers designed specifically to allow people to dash around with babies and toddlers at grown adult speeds is slightly concerning—though somehow safe for children at least eight months old. Not so with at least one brand of strollers, though, which announced a major recall over concerns…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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No, Elon Musk Didn’t Convince Daimler To Invest $10 Billion In Electric Cars Over Night

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was on Twitter again, this time calling out Daimler following the company’s announcement that it would invest $1 billion in its Alabama plant to manufacture its upcoming electric vehicles. Musk tweeted that Daimler should invest much more, and today it responded directly to him by saying it would.…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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