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Tesla Hiring At Second California Facility, Ex-Chrysler Plant

While its proposed $5 billion "Gigafactory" grabs headlines, Tesla Motors has quietly been setting other expansion plans in motion as well.<p>The …

What your car says about you

It can be too easy to formulate stereotypes about why someone drives a certain type of vehicle, and what it says or doesn't say about a person. Better to let vehicle owners speak for themselves about which type of car they drive and why.<p>BBC Autos canvassed users on Quora.com, the online question …

Rimac secures funding to bring Concept_One electric supercar to market

Output figures are what make headlines, but for the real gear heads, it's just as interesting to know how that power is made. Cars like the Koenigsegg Agera and the SSC Ultimate Aero use V8 engines with twin turbochargers, while the Bugatti Veyron essentially uses twice that cylinder- and …

Smartphone battery backup that will jump start your car

Since we carry and deal with more and more items that need batteries, we have to figure out better and mobile ways of charging those batteries - at least until John Galt arrives and shows us how to harness electricity from the air. In the meantime, the Jumpr from Juno Power is one of those chargers …

Toyota's California Texas Two-Step's Tax Savings For Employees Too

Toyota’s move from California to Texas is big news. Considering the high cost of operating in the Golden State, Toyota will save big. Still, many Toyota employees moving from California to Texas stand to reap big tax savings themselves. In fact, the National Center for Policy Analysis says that its …

How Google's Self-Driving Car Doesn't Run You Over

The company's cars have logged 700,000 miles, and now they're focusing on more complicated city streets.<p>Google's self-driving cars are zipping right along, with 700,000 miles logged. In a new blog post, the company announced that it's been shifting its attention toward city driving, attempting to …

Geeksphone Revolution gets price drop, software updates

The Revolution is ready for some updates, Geeksphone announced on Monday. The smartphone lets users choose to run either Google's mobile operating system Android or Mozilla's Boot2Gecko -- the open-source browser-based OS that's better known as Firefox OS.<p>The Spanish company is putting finishing …

Software

Samsung Galaxy S5 ‘Prime’ Could Bring A Premium Bump To The Android Flagship In June

In a somewhat unusual move, Samsung is rumored to be planning a premium version of their already high-end Galaxy S5 Android smartphone. That device could arrive as early as June, according to a new report from Asia Today (via SamMobile) and might include a 2560×1440 display (better than the full HD …

What the Death of Nike’s FuelBand Means for the Future of Wearables

In the midst of all the breathless hoopla and “extra, extra, Tweet all about it” that’s going on over wearables, one of the leaders in the field announced they’ll no longer be making them. To which we said, “Wait… what?!” You probably heard about Nike’s FuelBand way before you even started …

Wearable Tech

Google: Self-driving cars are mastering city streets

Long a veteran of the highways of rural California, Google's self-driving car is working on becoming safer in the city.<p>Over the past year or so, Google has been fine-tuning how the software running its fleet of automated vehicles handles the complexities of stop-and-go driving in heavily populated …

Closing arguments delayed in Apple-Samsung trial

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal court on Monday delayed closing arguments by one day in the patent infringement trial involving Apple and Samsung …