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How likely is a Fiat Chrysler-Hyundai merger?

Acquisition speculation never really goes away for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.<p>This time, South Korean automaker Hyundai has been cast in the role of potential suitor, a variation on speculation that spread last year.<p>Asia Times published a story last week highlighting a scenario where Hyundai Motor …

Trump’s Ancestral Village Abounds With His Relatives. Few Admit a Link.

KALLSTADT, Germany — Herbert Trump did not want to talk about it. Neither did Ilse Trump. Ursula Trump, who runs the Trump bakery in the next village, eventually relented, palms upturned, and sighed: “You can’t choose your relatives, can you?”<p>The relative in question is Donald J. Trump, president …

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Best Setting for Your Central Air Conditioning

More people fight over the thermostat than the remote, and those battles become more pitched on hot summer days. The discord isn’t just about …

Chrysler, Dodge, and Fiat Aren’t Dead Yet: Here’s What’s Going On

Rumors of the brands’ demise proved unfounded.<p>Conspicuously absent from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ five-year plan presentation today at its proving grounds in Balocco, Italy, was any future talk about three brands: Fiat, Chrysler, and Dodge. No, they’re not dead, but according to CEO Sergio …

iOS 11.4.1 tips, tricks, and secrets everyone should know | ZDNet

USB Restricted Mode<p>Apple has added this new security feature to iOS 11.4.1 that makes it harder for hackers - as well as law enforcement and …

Narrow streets through Italian villages from inside the 190 SL. With Bernd Schneider going full throttle and a permanent party with thousands of happy people along the way. This is Mille! #MBmille #MBclassic #millemiglia pics from philipp rupprecht photography https://t.co/NwgXxvg6kx

10 Classic Muscle Cars a Minivan Would Beat

It’s pointless mentioning this really, but I’ll do it anyway – golden era of American muscle cars is long behind us. Today we have only a handful of …

Tesla Model S P85D’s “Insane Mode” Launch Blows Minds—Here’s Video Proof

Elon Musk took the lid off his own madness with the Tesla Model S P85D, the dual-motor, all-wheel-drive silent screamer with 691 horsepower and 686 lb-ft of torque. As if that weren’t enough, the fully electric D offers an “Insane Mode,” which unleashes the car’s full accelerative potential and …

Esso drops Aeroplan as it picks up Loblaw’s PC Optimum, Esso Extra to continue

Aeroplan members will not be able to collect miles directly at Esso gas stations after May 31, the loyalty card program said on Monday via email …

SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

tesla unveils an electric pick up truck bigger than the ford F150

<b>following the announcement that tesla will be building a 250 mph electric automobile, CEO elon musk now confirms that an electric pick up truck is</b> …

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Sysco Preorders 50 Tesla Semis, Adding to a Growing Wave

The massive food wholesaler Sysco says it has preordered 50 Tesla Semis, the electric freight truck announced by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in November. The …

Every Company That Has Pre-Ordered A Tesla Semi To Date (UPDATED)

Ever since Tesla publicly revealed a new all-electric semi truck last month, major companies have been lining up to place a pre-order, ahead of the …

How to Use the Dock With iOS 11 on iPad

The new Dock on an iPad in iOS 11 has some surprises in store.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

Unpaid time on the road a problem says former Sudbury bus driver

Fred Dunham was tired of being treated like a number.<p>That's why the Sudbury school bus driver of seven years announced his resignation in a Facebook …

Tesla releases ‘expected price’ of semi electric truck: $150,000 to $200,000

After focusing on the cost of operation instead of the purchase price during the unveiling event last week, Tesla has now released what it refers to as the “expected price” of the Tesla Semi electric trucks.<p>The company is listing pricing significantly lower than what we and even the most aggressive …

Elon Musk has finished building the biggest battery in the world

Elon Musk made a bet to build the world's biggest battery in 100 days or he'd pay for it.<p>And he's done.<p>Tesla has completed installing its colossal …

This is the new Tesla Roadster

The new Tesla Roadster just blew our minds

The company we know as Tesla launched with the Roadster, a repurposed, eviscerated Lotus with its guts largely replaced with a freezer-sized battery pack and a repurposed electric motor. It was a ton of fun to drive, it sounded like the future and it kicked us off on this crazy journey that's given …

Tesla Roadster: nine things we know about the 'smackdown to gasoline cars'

New electric supercar will break records according to Elon Musk, with blistering acceleration and 630-mile range. Here’s everything we know<p>Tesla announced a new version of its very first car, the Roadster, turning it into an electric supercar described as a “hardcore smackdown to gasoline cars” by …

CP Holiday Train rolls into Sudbury Nov. 29

The CP Holiday Train will make its way to the downtown train station in Greater Sudbury on Nov. 29.<p>Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter Colin James …

This is the Tesla Semi truck

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar<p>The Tesla Semi truck is a hulking and menacing hauler, with the presence of Darth Vader lurking from above when cast in the black hue, or more like an apparition in metallic silver-white. In other words: it’s exactly what we expect to see from …

How to turn any song into a ringtone with GarageBand for iOS

There are very few iOS tasks that still require a Mac. One of those is getting your own ringtones onto your iPhone. You can buy them, but you can’t add a downloaded ringtone onto your iPhone without hooking up to iTunes. Or can you? GarageBand on iOS lets you save your own creations as ringtones, …

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Fisker claims solid-state battery ‘breakthrough’ for electric cars with ‘500 miles range and 1 min charging’

When Henrik Fisker relaunched its electric car startup last year, he announced that their first car will be powered by a new graphene-based hybrid supercapacitor technology, but he later announced that they put those plans on the backburner and instead will use more traditional li-ion batteries.<p>Now …

Electric Vehicles

Elon Musk: Tesla Semi-Truck “Will Blow Your Mind Clear Out of Your Skull”

We'll check our skulls on November 16<p>To put it mildly, Elon Musk seems pretty confident that Tesla’s semi-truck will impress the public when it debuts later this week. On Twitter, he said the truck “will blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension.”<p>Tesla Semi Truck unveil …

Meet the ‘Hesla,’ a modded Tesla Model S that runs on hydrogen fuel

A gas supplier company in the Netherlands has effectively doubled the range of the Tesla Model S by adding hydrogen power to the electric luxury sedan. Dubbed the “Hesla,” the modification adds a second charging supply to the existing electrical system, using a tank of hydrogen as an alternative …

Elon Musk Dials Up the Hype for Tesla's Big Electric Truck Launch

Tesla is about to unveil an electric truck this coming Thursday and, as ever, CEO Elon Musk is keen to keep expectations at a reasonable level.<p>Just …

1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

This 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL shows 67k miles and has been kept in stock specifications with a repaint in its original color, and includes both a …