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Tesla replaces Model 3 headlights, battery, seats, and more while going through ‘production hell’

Tesla disappointed with its Model 3 production during the last quarter with only 260 units. The company blamed the result on “production bottlenecks” and CEO Elon Musk said today that they are pushing the Tesla Semi unveiling to focus on Model 3 production.<p>Now let’s take a look at some of those …

Tesla

What is Hyperloop and will it be the future of transport?

The futuristic transport system Hyperloop has come a long way since entrepreneur Elon Musk proposed a "fifth mode of transport" in 2012. The concept, in which commuters are whisked through a tube at speeds in excess of 700mph, has developed rapidly with inventors and investors giving their …

BMW M2 Testing at the Nurburgring Looks and Sounds Like a Track Monster

BMW's rumored M2 track special makes another 'Ring appearance, this time with some new aero and a mean-sounding engine.<p>All the way back in July of 2016, we heard a rumor that BMW might be cooking up a hardcore, track-ready version of its entry-level M2 performance car. Since then we've seen …

3 Tesla Unveilings: Model 3 — July, Tesla Semi — Sept, Tesla Pickup — In 18–24 Months (#ElonTweets)

<b>Published on</b> April 13th, 2017 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>0<p>April 13th, 2017 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk just revealed a number of things on Twitter that will …

If you miss old school PC games, Prey is worth your attention

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube<p>It seems that, so far, there’s been a bit of a misunderstanding of what Prey is. As an immersive sim from developers …

Raindrop, Drop-Top: Elon Musk Teases New Tesla Roadster

The next generation of the Tesla Roadster, due out sometime in 2019, will be a convertible. On Thursday, Elon Musk shared the news with about 8 …

Astronomers may have taken the first photo of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project's astronomers can now breathe a sigh of relief. They finally managed to observe Sagittarius A* for five sleepless nights after switching on the array on April 4th. In other words, the team might have taken the first picture of a black hole ever. There were nights …

Black Holes

Tesla Semi all-electric truck to be unveiled in September and be ‘next level’, says Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today, on the eve of the New York International Auto Show that the company plans to unveil its all-electric semi truck, called ‘Tesla Semi’, in September.<p>He also teased that it will be “seriously next level” and briefly discussed the upcoming Tesla pickup truck and …

How To Cure Depression? Playing Video Games A Viable Treatment, Study Says

Treating depression is not an easy matter, and prescribing medication is far from a perfect solution. And given the nature of the problem, it is also …

This Object Has Been Sprayed With The World's Blackest Material, And It's Freaking Us Out

Seriously, that's not Photoshopped.<p>Well, we've finally cracked it. Scientists have finally figured out how to paint a portal to another dimension, as …

Renault's stunning electric supercar was just named concept car of the year — here's a closer look

Renault's all-electric supercar, dubbed the Trezor, was named the 2016 Concept Car of the Year on Thursday at the Geneva Motor Show.<p>The award is sponsored by the trade publication Car Design News, but the winner is chosen by a panel of 20 judges, which includes some of the top car designers in the …

Auto Shows

These Are The Most Pointless Cars You Can Buy On eBay Right Now

Cars don’t have to make sense to everyone, but at some point they have to make sense to at least someone.<p>Last week, I asked you to find the best …

Video explains how Tesla Model S P100D takes just 2.28 seconds to hit 60 mph

The Tesla Model S, now into its sixth model year, just keeps getting quicker.<p>When Tesla introduced the current P100D version, it quoted a 0-to-60-mph …

Botched Drag Race Shows One Big Benefit of Electric Cars

With more moving parts, the Challenger Hellcat has a lot more potential failure points. Like the driveshaft it broke on launch.<p>It wasn't all that long ago that the Dodge Challenger's biggest rivals were the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro. They were, after all, a trio of retro-styled, …

Good Guy Elon Musk fixes hero's Tesla Model S for free

Elon Musk is far from one of those hands-off CEO types. In a shrewd PR move, the owner of Tesla took to Twitter to cover the repair costs for a Model S used in a rather heroic way.<p>Yesterday in Germany, a man used his Tesla Model S to bring an out-of-control car to a stop. When Manfred Kick noticed …

This Is What a Koenigsegg Motorcycle Might Look Like

If you’ve ever heard of Koenigsegg, you’ll know that they typically cater to one specific type of vehicle: two-door and seat, mid-engined supercars. …

Check Out This Futuristic Alfa Romeo C18 Concept Design

Automotive designer Antonio Paglia recently took the time to render how a futuristic Alfa Romeo sports car would look like. In keeping with Alfa …

Bitcoin is 'a great hedge against the system' and could be the new gold

Gold has traditionally been seen as a "safe haven" asset by investors — when uncertainty and risk is high, gold seems like a safe bet. (For a good explanation of why people think this, read our interview with "Made in Chelsea" start-turned-gold miner Francis Boulle.)<p>Bitcoin, likewise, has attracted …

Cryptocurrency

Solar Charger Lets You Power Your Phone From the Sky

As connected as we all are to our various mobile devices, it seems impossible that outlets aren't a standard feature up at 30,000 feet (especially …

Speculative Options & Pricing For Tesla Model 3

This video is quickly <i>“making the rounds”</i> on the Internet and social media and the general consensus seems to be that it’s rather accurate in …

Update: Ludicrous+ sends Tesla Model S P100D to 60 mph in 2.41 seconds

Tesla Motors’ latest over-the-air software update includes an Easter egg that makes the P100D variants of the Model S and the Model X even …

When Tesla Takes to Water

Unlike Tesla cars, the all-electric Tesla Model Y yacht is a self-sustaining design that charges itself… with a little help from the sun and sea, …

CyberPowerPC’s Best Buy bundle packs a $499 desktop with the Oculus Rift

The CES 2017 technology show in Las Vegas has closed, packed up, and the audience has gone home. Yet that hasn’t stopped CyberPowerPC from revealing …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

5 most expensive electric cars in the world

5 most expensive electric cars in the world<p>While one would still think a truly electric supercar is still a few years away, the truth is they’re …

The Best PC Games of 2016 - Game of the Year 2016

The best the PC had to offer in 2016 made us tread through history and hell, simultaneously at times. These games also painted colorful worlds to explore, which were most graphically impressive on the PC. We’re talking frenetic first-person shooters and intricate strategy games, games meant to be …

Complete Test Results from the 2017 Road & Track Performance Car of the Year

If you read our Performance Car of the Year test, you know how each car performs subjectively, but what about their hard numbers?<p>If you read our Performance Car of the Year test, you know how each car performs subjectively, but what about their hard numbers? Compiled here is all our test data with …

The best free software for learning to make video games

Making a video game is one of the most complex and demanding tasks you can begin, but that doesn’t mean game design can’t be a hobby or a self-taught …