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EPA to reject Obama fuel efficiency standards early next week

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to use a Chevrolet dealership in suburban Washington on Tuesday as the setting to tout its rejection of the Obama administration’s landmark vehicle fuel efficiency rules, a move that could put automakers in the middle of a battle between the Trump administration and California. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will ...

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Even The Pagani Huayra BC Is Being Recalled

Pagani, the bespoke Italian automaker, is issuing a recall that has to do with starting the car and keeping it running. This will likely upset the hoard of owners in the U.S. who drive their Pagani daily – taking the kids to school and picking up groceries. Not really. The recall affects just 16 examples of the 2017 Huayra BC ...

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McLaren takes efficiency to horrifying lengths for April Fools’ Day

McLaren is a very technical automaker, building some of the world’s best sports cars with serious precision. For April Fools’ Day 2018, McLaren is lampooning its own attention to detail, and the results range from funny to downright terrifying. “McLaren Automotive… is introducing new measures to boost efficiency as it drives for another record year of sales,” its April Fools’ ...

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Tesla Model X was in Autopilot mode during crash, firm says

Tesla’s Autopilot assisted-driving feature was on during an accident that left a man dead. Dean C. Smith via Twitter Tesla’s Autopilot feature was on during the recent fatal crash of a Tesla Model X car, the company said late Friday, potentially increasing concerns over the safety of automated-driving technologies. In a post on its website, the electric-car maker said computer ...

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Exclusive Original BMW Accessory for the BMW X2

April 1, 2018 Munich. With an unmistakable design, a cool appearance and sporty urban genes, the new BMW X2 (combined fuel consumption: 6.2-4.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 142–119 g/km)* makes a self-assured statement in its category and within the BMW X model family. Now the Sports Activity Coupé goes a step further as it follows an especially distinctive fashionable ...

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Karlmann King Is The Stealthy SUV For Today’s Batman

What do you buy if you’re both insanely rich while also having an unrealistic fear of a zombie apocalypse? May I suggest the Karlmann King SUV? Yes, it looks like a rejected alternate for the next Batmobile. Yes, SUVs may be “hip” to a father of four who peaked his junior year, but they’re not hip enough for the big ...

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Putting Volkswagen 4Motion Vehicles to the Test on a Frozen Lake

It’s amusing to consider how spoiled for choice buyers are these days. This especially rings true regarding how many different models come with four- or all-wheel-drive. Up to the 1990s, if you wanted all-four-wheels to help you up that alpine slope, your choices were usually limited to sedans from Audi and Subaru, or beefy, unsophisticated 4×4 trucks and body-on-frame SUVs. ...

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iPhone X’s tiniest features in macro photos

The iPhone X’s glass back LED flash LED flash closer LED flash bright The front of the iPhone X Earpiece grille, selfie camera and facial ID sensors Antenna More antenna Lightning port, microphone holes, speaker holes Lightning port and speaker holes Mute switch and volume buttons Nano-SIM card slot and side button Logo Bauhaus Wall-E? Macro photos of the Apple ...

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Chinese Tiangong-1 space station might not crash weekend plans

Now Playing: Watch this: Tiangong-1 space station could crash on April 1 (no joke) 1:30 It appears that China’s “Heavenly Palace” or Tiangong-1 space station may want its last big show to be taken seriously. The out-of-control hunk of space junk has been expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere on Sunday, April Fool’s Day, but the most recent predictions show the ...

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