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Unexploded WWII Ordnance Was Found At The Site Of Tesla’s New German Factory

Tesla has sourced a 740-acre plot of land in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany for the EV company’s first European production facility. On Thursday local authorities confirmed that they had found seven WWII-era U.S. bombs on the site weighing around 110 pounds each, dropped but not exploded. A spokesman for the interior…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Valve Removes Nazi Steam Profiles After German Complaints

Far-right groups that often employed Nazi-inspired language have long been able to create ugly little dens on Steam without facing too much resistance. Last year, Valve quietly deleted many hate groups in the wake of sustained reporting from publications like Vice, but Steam’s owners weren’t comprehensive in their…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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German Parliament Rejects Autobahn Speed Limits

Some of us here at Jalopnik think that the Autobahn, Germany’s system of motorways with stretches without speed regulation, is overrated. It seems, though, that after a vote this week on whether a speed limit should be enforced over the entirety of the system, Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, disagrees.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Twitch Explains How Another Shooting Got Livestreamed On Its Site

Today, an armed gunman in Halle, Germany attacked people outside of a synagogue on Yom Kippur, one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar, killing two and injuring at least two others in the process. He livestreamed his attack on Twitch, during which he referred to himself as “Anon” (likely referencing 4chan or…Read more… […]

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Twitch Explains How Another Shooting Got Livestreamed On Its Site

Today, an armed gunman in Halle, Germany attacked people outside of a synagogue on Yom Kippur, one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar, killing two and injuring at least two others in the process. He livestreamed his attack on Twitch, during which he referred to himself as “Anon” (likely referencing 4chan or…Read more… […]

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Were GM’s Closed Plants Always Bargaining Chips For Union Negotiations?

The fate of the “unallocated” Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is in question, some advice for saving some money at the car dealership, Germany’s aggressive next steps to fighting pollution and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Were GM’s Closed Plants Always Bargaining Chips For Union Negotiations?

The fate of the “unallocated” Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is in question, some advice for saving some money at the car dealership, Germany’s aggressive next steps to fighting pollution and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The General Motors Strike Could Tank Michigan’s Economy: Report

GM’s strike could hurt Michigan’s economy if it doesn’t end soon, Ford is almost certainly building two cars based on VW’s electric car platform, Germans are protesting against SUVs after a fatal crash, and much more. Here’s what you need to know for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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It’s Officially Too Hot to Speed in Germany

Europe is currently bracing for a scorching heat wave that’s estimated to begin next week. Temperatures are expected to hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit and government officials are taking extra safety precautions. Germany, in particular, has imposed temporary speed limits on the Autobahn and other roads.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The World Would Be a Better Place if We Still Had Cars Built by Lloyd Motor Works

I firmly believe that what the world is missing is more adorable, tiny cars. Sure, we all love those hefty cars whose feats of engineering prowess generate the kind of speed that takes your breath. But there’s also something to be said for the gentle comfort of a small car that doesn’t demand anything of […]

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BMW and Porsche’s Three-Minute Ultrafast Charger Is Here to Cure Your Range Anxiety

BMW and Porsche unveiled a prototype ultrafast electric car charger capable of charging specially designed research cars to 100 kilometers, or about 62 miles, worth of charge in just three minutes and to 80 percent of battery life within 15 minutes. And just like that, the era of electric range anxiety is over. Read more… […]

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Zomboy sends listeners to bass heaven with new track, ‘Hide N’ Seek’

Zomboy has resolved to end the year with valor, by way of a stream of releases before he takes off for his 2019 Rott N’ Roll Tour. To cap off a lustrous 2018, Zomboy has locked and loaded “Hide N’ Seek,” via Never Say Die to send listeners into 2019 buzzing. The song combines punching […]

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Door to iconic Berlin techno club Tresor set to be immortalized in new museum

The iron door to Berlin’s techno club Tresor is being immortalized as an exhibit piece demonstrating Germany’s history and culture. The exhibit, which is part of Berlin’s new museum called The Humboldt Forum, will first welcome viewers late next year. That the entrance to Tresor will join pieces and artifacts dating back to the Roman […]

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