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Reinventing the automatic shifter: the strange, the bad, and the ugly

Published: January 16, 2017

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Filed under: For whatever reason, car companies keep trying to reinvent the automatic shifter. The classic PRNDL has given way to dials, buttons, and stalks. Continue reading Reinventing the automatic shifter: the strange, the bad, and the ugly Reinventing the automatic shifter: the strange, the bad, and the ugly originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:45:00 EST


Five innovations that prove minivans don't have to be boring

Published: August 22, 2016

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Filed under: Sometimes, the quest for greater minivan practicality leads to some pretty innovative features.


These are the 10 fastest-selling used cars in America

Published: July 21, 2016

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Filed under: We talk a lot about new cars, but people often go the used route.


Tesla Model S wins Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact award

Published: June 22, 2016

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Filed under: Strategic Vision's Total Quality Impact awards go to vehicles based on survey responses while also focusing on the intangible aspects of vehicle ownership. Continue reading Tesla Model S wins Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact award Tesla Model S wins Strategic Vision Total Quality Impact award originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 22 Jun 2016 18:30:00 EDT


Fun and interesting used cars for under $10,000

Published: May 17, 2016

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Filed under: If you're in the market for a nice used car but have a limited budget, check out this list of interesting vehicles for $10,000 or less. Continue reading Fun and interesting used cars for under $10,000 Fun and interesting used cars for under $10,000 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 17 May 2016 18:45:00 EDT.


Local Motors could melt your 3D-printed car to create a new one

Published: November 18, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Ownership , 2015 LA Auto Show , Misc. Automakers , Car Buying , Technology , Electric , Specialty Local Motors is best known for creating the world’s first 3D-printed car. As the company prepares to sell those cars to the public for the first time, it’s come up with an unusual proposition for potential customers.


The LM3D Swim from Local Motors is the first 3D-printed car you can buy [w/video]

Published: November 6, 2015

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Filed under: Design/Style , Green , Videos , 2015 SEMA Show , Misc. Automakers , Convertible , Specialty Local Motors proves the 3D printing revolution is upon us with the reveal of the LM3D Swim at SEMA. Continue reading The LM3D Swim from Local Motors is the first 3D-printed car you can buy [w/video] The LM3D Swim from Local Motors is the first 3D-printed car you can buy [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 Nov 2015 09:15:00 EST.


Uber files federal suit against St. Louis Taxi Commission

Published: September 18, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Smartphone , Technology Uber is suing the St. Louis Taxi Commission after it agreed to the service’s operation in the city but required its drivers to submit to fingerprinting.


Recharge Wrap-up: Local Motors begins 3D printing Strati car, global liquid fuel use to increase 38% by 2040

Published: September 11, 2014

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Legislation and Policy , North America , Asia , Pacific Region , USA , Middle East Petroleum and liquid fuel consumption will increase 38 percent globally by 2040 , according to the US Energy Information Administration.


Elon Musk says ‘right on’ to letter asking for new Model S features

Published: August 27, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Flex-Fuel , Tesla Motors If you want to get Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s attention, taking out a full-page ad in his local newspaper will apparently do the trick. That’s what two self-proclaimed “very highly satisfied” Model S owners did, asking for a few small changes in the popular EV. In response, Musk Tweeted a picture of the ad and wrote, “Ad taken out in Palo Alto Daily [ News ] by two Model S owners is right.


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