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Elon Musk Supposedly Adding Full Self-Driving To Any Tesla Owner That Wants It

Tesla launched its Full Self-Driving feature five months ago, which offers a bit of autonomous capabilities without actually being, y’know, full self-driving. The confusing name has resulted in some bad behavior and dangerous driving. But instead of rethinking the name, CEO Elon Musk has indicated that Tesla will be “… Read more…

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There’s A Latin American Market Toyota That’s Even Smaller Than The Yaris

Brazil is bidding farewell to the Toyota Etios in its domestic market which is a little sad because it’s where Toyota produces the Etios, but even if it won’t be sold in its country of origin, it will still be around elsewhere.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Best Part Of Volkswagen’s Project Trinity ‘Software-Based Product’ So Far Is The Claimed Price

Volkswagen has announced a new electric sedan that’s priced and equipped to compete with EVs like the Tesla Model 3, or something maybe a little bigger. The development program already has a badass name: Project Trinity.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Best Part Of Volkswagen’s Project Trinity ‘Software-Based Product’ So Far Is The Claimed Price

Volkswagen has announced a new electric sedan that’s priced and equipped to compete with EVs like the Tesla Model 3, or something maybe a little bigger. The development program already has a badass name: Project Trinity.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Am In Awe Of Porsche’s $10,000 E-Bike

Porsche stands above the rest of the car world in terms of profit margins. There’s always some way to milk more money out of buyers, from leather-wrapped air vents and on. Now Porsche has figured out how to charge you $10,700 for a bicycle: A carbon-fiber e-bike to stick on the back of your $100,000 […]

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I Am In Awe Of Porsche’s $10,000 E-Bike

Porsche stands above the rest of the car world in terms of profit margins. There’s always some way to milk more money out of buyers, from leather-wrapped air vents and on. Now Porsche has figured out how to charge you $10,700 for a bicycle: A carbon-fiber e-bike to stick on the back of your $100,000 […]

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AMG’s First Road Car With F1 Hybrid Tech Is The Long-Winded Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door E Performance

The future of Mercedes-Benz’s performance lineup will be hybrid-powered and the German company is claiming that technology is pulled straight from the record-winning Formula One racing team. The first of these new electrified German bruisers will be the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door E Performance, which debuts the “E…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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People Are Buying Worn Out $200 Kei Vans For $2,000 In Japanese Auctions

I’m deep in an exhilarating Japanese car importation quest. Along with a Honda Beat I’m now trying to buy a ridiculously cheap kei van. There is only one problem: People are now spending an incredible amount of money on vans that used to sell for $200 or less.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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You, The One Flying Spur Owner With The Faulty Fuel Tank. Your Car Has Been Recalled

There have been some strange recalls in automotive history, but among the most rare and head-scratching is the single-car recall. There’s precedent for this: In 2014, Koenigsegg recalled one Agera — the only one in the United States — for a hiccup related to its tire pressure monitoring software. Now we can add…Read more… Continue […]

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The 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Will Start At $90,900

The Taycan Cross Turismo has been given an on-sale time frame of this summer. It’s essentially a Taycan with station wagon bodywork, a raised ride-height and some cladding around the bottom. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Will Start At $90,900

The Taycan Cross Turismo has been given an on-sale time frame of this summer. It’s essentially a Taycan with station wagon bodywork, a raised ride-height and some cladding around the bottom. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Bought This 275,000-Mile Fancy Toyota Land Cruiser (Lexus LX470) Sight Unseen For A 5,000-Mile Road Trip

I foolishly bought a Willys Jeep in Washington, 2,200 miles away from my Michigan home. To retrieve the dilapidated machine, I’ll need a tow vehicle, and since none of my Jeeps have the towing capacity (or reliability) to handle such an endeavor, I bought a fancy Toyota Land Cruiser. A really high mileage one. Sight…Read more… […]

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I Bought This 275,000-Mile Fancy Toyota Land Cruiser (Lexus LX470) Sight Unseen For A 5,000-Mile Road Trip

I foolishly bought a Willys Jeep in Washington, 2,200 miles away from my Michigan home. To retrieve the dilapidated machine, I’ll need a tow vehicle, and since none of my Jeeps have the towing capacity (or reliability) to handle such an endeavor, I bought a fancy Toyota Land Cruiser. A really high mileage one. Sight…Read more… […]

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Stellantis Is Still Mulling Over Changing The Jeep Cherokee Name

According to a post on Road Show, discussions between Jeep and the Cherokee Nation over the use of the Cherokee name on vehicles took a hopeful turn Wednesday after Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares weighed in during an interview with the Wall Street Journal. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Porsche Might Join Formula 1, But It All Depends On How Green The Next Engines Are

Could Formula 1 see another prominent sports car maker join its ranks? It’s not out of the question, though it is contingent on where F1 decides to go with its forthcoming engine changes. Porsche’s synthetic fuel program looks like the impetus. Read more…

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Porsche Might Join Formula 1, But It All Depends On How Green The Next Engines Are

Could Formula 1 see another prominent sports car maker join its ranks? It’s not out of the question, though it is contingent on where F1 decides to go with its forthcoming engine changes. Porsche’s synthetic fuel program looks like the impetus.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Porsche Might Join Formula 1, But It All Depends On How Green The Next Engines Are

Could Formula 1 see another prominent sports car maker join its ranks? It’s not out of the question, though it is contingent on where F1 decides to go with its forthcoming engine changes. Porsche’s synthetic fuel program looks like the impetus.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Even Volvo Wants To Drop Wagons And Sedans

Volvo announced its big push towards a fully-electric future this week. While its C40 Recharge looks stunning, fans of Volvo’s sedans and wagons have some bad news inbound. Volvo is considering cutting some sedans and wagons from its lineup.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Car This Small Shouldn’t Sound This Good

A few years ago, I saw this little Finnish Toyota Starlet run at the Mt. Washington hillclimb. I don’t think my ears have stopped ringing.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Nissan To Retrofit The Rouge After Dismal Two-Star Front Passenger Crash Rating

Nissan proudly touts its 2021 Nissan Rogue crossover as the ultimate family vehicle, with wide-opening back doors for wrangling kids and even a specific place in the rear-cargo area for transporting a gallon of milk. Unfortunately, the freshly redesigned Rogue is lacking the area that is usually number one on family…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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