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  • German space agency reveals an autonomous, electric urban mobility prototype for use right here on Earth
    by TechCrunch on September 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Filed under: Green,Autonomous,Commercial Vehicles,Electric The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has debuted a prototype of what it calls 'U-Shift,' an urban mobility vehicle designed for multiple uses. U-Shift is a fully electric vehicle, designed for autonomous operation, and could serve in a number of capacities including as an on-demand shuttle, a bus, a mobile distribution center for package delivery, or even as travelling salesroom. You could easily see how a fleet like this could be repurposed for on-demand package and grocery delivery during lockContinue reading German space agency reveals an autonomous, electric urban mobility prototype for use right here on Earth German space agency reveals an autonomous, electric urban mobility prototype for use right here on Earth originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 20 Sep 2020 15:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • This R/C bot lets you communicate with others
    by Autoblog Staff on September 20, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    Filed under: Misc,Video,Commerce,Autoblog Minute,VideosContinue reading This R/C bot lets you communicate with others This R/C bot lets you communicate with others originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 20 Sep 2020 13:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • FIA will try to avoid Le Mans/F1 clash in 2021
    by Reuters on September 20, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports Formula One's governing body, the FIA, will do what it can to avoid a calendar clash in 2021 between the 24 Hours of Le Mans and a grand prix, president Jean Todt told reporters at the 88th edition of the event. This year's F1 calendar had listed the Canadian Grand Prix on the same June weekend as Le Mans before the COVID-19 pandemic tore up the schedules, with the Montreal race ultimately cancelled. Le Mans will be the highlight of a reduced six-round World Endurance Championship (WEC) seasonContinue reading FIA will try to avoid Le Mans/F1 clash in 2021 FIA will try to avoid Le Mans/F1 clash in 2021 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 20 Sep 2020 12:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • 'Hillbilly Brigade' fired up dozers and pickups to save Oregon town from fire
    by Reuters on September 20, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    Filed under: Etc.,Police/Emergency Nicole West steered her bulldozer through the smoldering forest, pushing logs into the underbrush and away from the wildfires ripping through Oregon's Cascade Mountains. Behind West, on the front lines of the 136,000-acre Riverside fire, two young men pulled a water tank behind their pickup truck, struggling to douse the flames. In a year when ferocious wildfires have killed at least 21 people and burned millions of acres in Oregon, Washington and California, the brigade has pulled off a miracContinue reading 'Hillbilly Brigade' fired up dozers and pickups to save Oregon town from fire 'Hillbilly Brigade' fired up dozers and pickups to save Oregon town from fire originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 20 Sep 2020 10:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Toyota Gazoo wins 24 Hours Le Mans for 3rd straight year
    by Associated Press on September 20, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports,Toyota Toyota Gazoo's No. 8 car comfortably won the 24 Hours Le Mans by five laps from Rebellion No. 1 on Sunday to secure a third straight victory in the prestigious endurance race. It was also a third consecutive win for Swiss driver Sébastien Buemi and Japan's Kazuki Nakajima driving. Brendon Hartley was the other driver, having replaced two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso.Continue reading Toyota Gazoo wins 24 Hours Le Mans for 3rd straight year Toyota Gazoo wins 24 Hours Le Mans for 3rd straight year originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 20 Sep 2020 10:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Sebastien Loeb becomes the oldest driver to lead a WRC round
    by Reuters on September 20, 2020 at 1:01 pm

    Filed under: Motorsports The Frenchman, a nine times world champion and three times Rally Turkey winner who now races only in selected events, was competing for the first time since January's Monte Carlo season-opener. Turkey is the fifth round of the championship. Toyota's championship leader Sebastien Ogier, who won six titles in a row after compatriot Loeb retired from full-time rallying, was in third place and a tenth of a second behind Neuville.Continue reading Sebastien Loeb becomes the oldest driver to lead a WRC round Sebastien Loeb becomes the oldest driver to lead a WRC round originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 20 Sep 2020 09:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments


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  • Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron caught in fresh spy photos
    by Byron Hurd on September 11, 2020 at 2:48 pm

    Filed under: Auto News,Green,Green,Spy Photos,Audi,Green Automakers,Crossover,Electric,Future Continue reading Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron caught in fresh spy photos Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron caught in fresh spy photos originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 11 Sep 2020 10:48:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Lucid Air's modular powertrain opens up serious performance possibilities
    by Byron Hurd on September 10, 2020 at 6:27 pm

    Filed under: Auto News,Green,Green,Misc. Automakers,Green Automakers,Electric,Future,Luxury,Performance,sedan Continue reading Lucid Air's modular powertrain opens up serious performance possibilities Lucid Air's modular powertrain opens up serious performance possibilities originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Volkswagen to make electric car cells, battery packs in U.S.
    by Reuters on August 13, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Volkswagen,Electric Continue reading Volkswagen to make electric car cells, battery packs in U.S. Volkswagen to make electric car cells, battery packs in U.S. originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 13 Aug 2020 16:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry
    by Reuters on July 26, 2020 at 12:01 pm

    Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Read This,Mercedes-Benz,Tesla,Toyota,Green Automakers,Emerging Technologies,Electric,Future Tesla Inc's rapid rise to become the world's most valuable carmaker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a Silicon Valley approach to software that is overtaking old-school manufacturing know-how. Tesla's ascent took many investors by surprise. Daimler, which bears the name of the man who invented the modern car 134 years ago, bought a nearly 10% Tesla stake in May 2009 in a deal which provided a $50 million lifeline for the struggling start-up.Continue reading How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 26 Jul 2020 08:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Tesla Model Y First Drive | One of a kind
    by Lawrence Ulrich on July 23, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    Filed under: Green,Green,Tesla,First Drives,Crossover,Electric,Performance Continue reading Tesla Model Y First Drive | One of a kind Tesla Model Y First Drive | One of a kind originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

  • Bikes, gear and journeys to make car lovers adopt two wheels
    by Jason Harper on July 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Filed under: Green,Green,Transportation Alternatives,Commerce,Gadgets,Bikes Continue reading Bikes, gear and journeys to make car lovers adopt two wheels Bikes, gear and journeys to make car lovers adopt two wheels originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 8 Jul 2020 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments