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Tesla’s Bioweapon Defense Mode Might Protect You From The Coronavirus

As you’ve likely heard, the hot new virus everyone’s talking about and slowly descending into paranoia regarding is the Coronavirus (COVID-19), a new and rapidly-spreading virus that’s already caused over 2,700 deaths. Nobody wants this mess, so, naturally, its caused a resurgence of interest in air purification… Read more…

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Rivian Is Taking Up Tesla’s Direct Sales Battle

Rivian is finding itself in the same direct sales battle with dealerships and legislators as Tesla, Carlos Ghosn is dealing with a lot in Lebanon, someone at Italdesign got coronavirus, and all that and more in the Morning Shift for Monday, February 24, 2020. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Things Are Not Looking Good for Stopping the Coronavirus

The prospect that the new coronavirus, whose outbreak has been so far largely confined to China, could become a pandemic is seeming more likely today. This week, several countries have reported local clusters of the disease outside of mainland China, suggesting the virus is freely circulating there. Meanwhile, a new…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Should I Hold Off On Buying A Car Because A Recession May Be Coming?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing car purchases based on global economic factors, why new some cars have massive discounts, and can junkyard cars be diamonds in the…Read […]

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Should I Hold Off On Buying A Car Because A Recession May Be Coming?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing car purchases based on global economic factors, why new some cars have massive discounts, and can junkyard cars be diamonds in the… […]

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With Coronavirus Still Spreading The Beijing Auto Show Has Been Delayed

The full socioeconomic effect of the coronavirus has not yet been felt as the disease continues to spread. As of this writing, the outbreak has infected over 75,000 people, killing at least 2000. China is an integral part of the automotive ecosystem, and this will have a long lasting effect in all aspects of life, […]

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With Coronavirus Still Spreading The Beijing Auto Show Has Been Delayed

The full socioeconomic effect of the coronavirus has not yet been felt as the disease continues to spread. As of this writing, the outbreak has infected over 75,000 people, killing at least 2000. China is an integral part of the automotive ecosystem, and this will have a long lasting effect in all aspects of life, […]

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Nissan Drops All The Way Down Past Subaru After Horrible Year

Tesla is raising $2 billion despite Elon Musk saying it didn’t need to, declining sales and the Coronavirus are shutting down car production, and Nissan has slipped behind Subaru in the ranking of biggest Japanese automakers. That and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Coronavirus Is Hitting China’s Car Market Hard

The coronavirus evidences the truly international nature of the automotive industry, some virus-related Hyundai woes and air quality concerns in Beijing. All that and more in a very China-heavy The Morning Shift for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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China Reports Over 15,000 Coronavirus Cases in Single Day Using New Diagnostic Guidelines

China reported 15,152 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, according to state broadcaster Xinhua, the largest jump in a single day and up significantly from the few thousand confirmed cases China typically reports daily. Chinese health authorities also reported 254 new deaths, the largest number in a single day…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What Travelers Should Know About the Coronavirus

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 (as we’re calling it now) is still mainly circulating in China, with only about 2 percent of its cases in other countries. Still, if you’re traveling you may be nervous about the possibility of coming in contact with the virus. Here are the World Health Organization’s…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Don’t Let Coronavirus Fears Keep You From Supporting Chinese Restaurants

Outbreaks are scary things, and fear can cause people to make bad decisions. Fear can make people buy a bunch of masks they don’t need, engage in casual racism, or avoid delicious Chinese food. These are all bad things, and that last one is causing a lot of problems in Chinatowns and Chinese restaurants across […]

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The Dumbest Antitrust Probe In Car History Is Over

The Trump administration is dropping its antitrust probe against Ford, Honda, Volkswagen, and BMW for working with California regulators on emissions standards. It’s the end of a very inane drama, but it’s still incredibly frustrating. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday February 11, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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