Daily Archives: January 3, 2016

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Robotic Mules Are Noisy, Wall Climbing Cars – Forbes

Robotic Mules Are Noisy, Wall Climbing Cars
Forbes
This is Change Log — my semi-weekly observations and links on the intersection of tech, commerce, health, culture and markets. The U.S. Marine Corps announced that Boston Dynamics' scary gas-powered robotic mule is being put out to pasture because …

3 NYPD cars involved in chain-reaction pileup on the FDR Drive – WABC-TV


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3 NYPD cars involved in chain-reaction pileup on the FDR Drive
WABC-TV
Four police vehicles were involved in an accident Sunday on the FDR Drive in East Harlem. The officers, assigned to the department's elite new "SRG" tactical unit, had been travelling in convoy southbound at East 116th Street, when a car ahead of them …

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Video shows driver crash into parked cars at Atlantic City casino, report says – NJ.com


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Video shows driver crash into parked cars at Atlantic City casino, report says
NJ.com
Video shared on social media and posted on NBCPhiladelphia.com shows the car wedging between other parked vehicles, apparently trying to drive away. Police said Kostas was detained by Tropicana security and taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical …
Woman caught on camera crashing into cars outside Atlantic City casinoKTRK-TV
Caught on Cam: Woman Crashes Into Parked Cars Outside AC Casino: PoliceNBC 10 Philadelphia

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Police: More Cars Stolen in New Year than all of December in Greenfield – WDJT

Police: More Cars Stolen in New Year than all of December in Greenfield
WDJT
"We've had as many vehicles stolen the last couple of days as we have nearly the entire month of December," said Officer Robert Austin with the Greenfield Police Department. Ten cars were stolen in all the month of December, and police say it's mostly …

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The McLaren 650S Spider becomes your favorite car—and hits 100mph—in 6.3 seconds – Ars Technica


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The McLaren 650S Spider becomes your favorite car—and hits 100mph—in 6.3 seconds
Ars Technica
It's from the same company that built the legendary McLaren F1, a 240mph three-seater that to many—including yours truly—remains the greatest car ever to turn a wheel. We were the first publication to get any time with McLaren's latest press car

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Popular Volkswagen diesel cars waiting on sales OK – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Popular Volkswagen diesel cars waiting on sales OK
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
In test mode, the cars comply with federal emissions levels for nitrogen oxide — the exhaust exhaust gas the diesel engines produce. However, when driving normally, the vehicles switch to a separate mode that generates higher emissions. The emissions

Tracking the slow decline of the Pacific Electric Railway Red Cars – Los Angeles Times


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Tracking the slow decline of the Pacific Electric Railway Red Cars
Los Angeles Times
Currently some 200 old Pacific Electric red cars are piled three or four high in a mountain of rolling stock junk awaiting the searing knife flame of the torch. The cars, most of which rolled to their doom on their own wheels down Harbor Belt Line

Tesla Hits Annual Car Shipment Goal for 2015 – Fortune


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Tesla Hits Annual Car Shipment Goal for 2015
Fortune
Tesla says it made 507 Model X cars in the fourth quarter, and shipped 208. The company says it now expects to be able to produce 238 Model X cars per week. That Tesla hit in the range of its annual car shipment target is important. It has been trying
Tesla Delivers 17400 Vehicles in Fourth QuarterWall Street Journal
Tesla's electric car production breaks 50000 markUSA TODAY
For the first time in its history, Tesla delivered more than 50000 cars in one Business Insider
Ubergizmo -The Kernel -Treehugger
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3 ways cars won’t need us anymore – VentureBeat


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3 ways cars won't need us anymore
VentureBeat
In less than a generation, the car, as we know it, will become a 3D printed smartphone on wheels that you can share with other people. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg, as the interweaving between technology and the automotive industry sets

Virtual dealers make buying used cars painless – San Jose Mercury News


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Virtual dealers make buying used cars painless
San Jose Mercury News
"I think we're all in agreement that a lot of things can be done to positively impact how cars are sold in the U.S.," said Valentin Gui, co-founder of Instamotor, a San Francisco startup which has an app that connects sellers and buyers, performing

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