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EPA seeks end of California’s authority over auto emissions, report says


A draft Trump administration proposal to ease automobile efficiency standards calls for revoking California’s unique authority to set its own limits, a move that would set off an explosive battle with the nation’s most populous state, Bloomberg…

Source: http://www.autonews.com/article/20180601/OEM11/180609977/trump-california-epa-revoke-emissions-regulation

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4.8m vehicle Fiat Chrysler recall after cruise control refuses to turn off

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is warning owners of 4.8 million vehicles in the US not to use cruise control, after discovering a flaw that could leave drivers unable to deactivate it. A recall is underway for all of the vehicles, which span FCA’s Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, and Ram lines, and include sedans, SUVs, and pickups. The issue, the automaker insists, depends … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/4-8m-vehicle-fiat-chrysler-recall-after-cruise-control-refuses-to-turn-off-25531968/

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Bose’s awesome ’90s magic carpet suspension is coming to production

Back in the 1990s, Bose developed an insane suspension that eliminated any movement being transferred from the suspension to a car. The very first video at the bottom of this post shows you just how exceptionally well this tech worked for insulating the passengers from movement. The reason the tech never came to fruition back in the ’90s is said … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/boses-awesome-90s-magic-carpet-suspension-is-coming-to-production-21531378/

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Speed Camera Issues Ticket For 400MPH Over The Limit

If you drive a car with any regularity, chances are good that you’ve been nabbed for exceeding the speed limit. I’m willing to bet that you’ve never gotten nailed for driving 14 times […]

The post Speed Camera Issues Ticket For 400MPH Over The Limit appeared first on Geek.com.

Source: https://www.geek.com/tech/speed-camera-issues-ticket-for-400mph-over-the-limit-1739918/?source

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After record quarterly loss, Tesla’s Elon Musk warns reporters that “boring bonehead questions are not cool”

Tesla burned $710m last quarter but hopes to be profitable soon. In the meantime, don’t ask Elon any boring questions!

“We’re going to go to YouTube. Sorry, these questions are so dry. They’re killing me.”

Instead, Mr Musk took questions from YouTube vlogger and journalist Galileo Russell who was listening to the call. Mr Russell hosts a YouTube talkshow called HyperChange TV, dedicated to the financial side of Silicon Valley technologies.

Mr Musk encouraged Mr Russell to keep asking questions, because they focused more on technology, rather than business

Here’s the official theme tune of your Tesla deposit:


Source: https://boingboing.net/2018/05/03/after-record-quarterly-loss-t.html