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A drone taxi will be flying over Dubai this summer (Video)

Every city in the world has cabs, but only Dubai offers a flying autonomous drone to get you around the city. Fully autonomous and without a driver, the vehicle will be available this summer and is built by Ehang. The latter specializes in video drones, and is looking to diversify their applications. Described as a “Aerial Autonomous Vehicle”, the Ehang ...

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Chinese carmaker BYD dominates sales of electric vehicles in 2016

The manufacturer with the most sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids worldwide last year is not Tesla or Renault-Nissan, but rather Chinese manufacturer BYD. The latter tops EV and PHEV global sales for the second consecutive year. BYD sold 100,178 electrified vehicles last year. Of these, 46,905 were 100% electric models while the rest were plug-in hybrid vehicles. The ...

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Can you be a truck guy and own a Ridgeline?

2017 Honda Ridgeline

The short of the answer goes like this: I’ve travelled to Texas twice in the last three months and I spotted countless 1st and 2nd generation Ridgelines. So yes, yes you can if we are to use the Lone Star state as a barometer for all things Truck. The long depends on weight, as it the girth of items you ...

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BMW Confirms i8 Spyder Convertible

BMW i8 Spyder concept convertible

Four years after unveiling the BMW i8 Spyder Concept in Beijing, BMW has finally given the green light to begin producing a convertible version of its i8 flagship plug-in vehicle. That said, we still have to wait a little longer as the i8 Spyder will likely be produced towards the end of 2017 as a 2018 model. The news was ...

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