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Mitsubishi shows off an oddball hybrid buggy prototype

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Mitsubishi At this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Mitsubishi is showing off its oddball hybrid buggy prototype, the MI-TECH Concept. It’s meant to look like a rugged off roader with no doors or roof, and it’s built with a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) drivetrain. According to the company, it’s “designed to be […]

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Lilium proves its electric air taxi can fly

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Lilium Flying taxi startup Lilium has completed its first phase of flight testing. Its Lilium Jet is now flying at speeds over 100 kilometers per hour. Today, the company shared new flight footage and announced that it has completed its first dedicated manufacturing facility, a 3,000 square-meter space at its […]

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Honda’s Accord Hybrid is a value-packed sedan

Engadget RSS Feed Honda has a well-deserved reputation as an automaker that produces well-engineered, long-lasting vehicles. So it should be no surprise that the 2020 Accord Hybrid is those things and more. Will it impress your car-nerd friends? Probably not. Will it impress your bank account and family? Yes, yes it will. Gallery: 2020 Honda […]

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Harley-Davidson resumes LiveWire electric motorcycle production

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links After a brief blip, Harley-Davidson says it has resumed manufacturing its LiveWire electric motorcycles. The company halted production and delivery of its first-ever electric bike last week after discovering an issue with the vehicle’s charging equipment. The Verge reports Harley-Davidson now says that the problem was limited to a single […]

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The UK likely got more power from renewables than fossil fuels last quarter

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PAUL ELLIS via Getty Images The UK generated more power from renewable sources than from fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019. This is the first time that’s happened since the UK opened its first public electricity-generating station in 1882. The findings, revealed in an analysis by Carbon Brief, […]

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Harley-Davidson suspends LiveWire production over a charging glitch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Harley-Davidson has suspended the production and delivery of its LiveWire electric motorcycles. During final tests, the company discovered a problem related to the vehicle’s charging equipment. The company told The Wall Street Journal that tests to pinpoint the issue are progressing well, but it did not say when production will […]

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Porsche’s Macan EV will fully replace its gas counterpart in a few years

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Autoblog Porsche’s electric Macan won’t give its combustion engine counterpart much room to breathe. The automaker’s deputy chairman Lutz Meschke told Autocar in an interview that the Macan EV will sit alongside the gas version when it arrives in 2021, but only for a “couple of years.” After that, you’ll […]

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Tesla may open ‘Centers’ to get around pro-dealership laws

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jonathan Brady/PA via AP Tesla may be planning an end-run around state laws that bar direct car sales and protect dealerships. Electrek sources claim the automaker is planning to open “Tesla Centers” in major urban areas that would theoretically avoid legal trouble by focusing on the sale of energy, not […]

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Report details Google’s donations to climate change deniers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Google makes “substantial” political contributions to organizations and individuals that deny climate change, according to a new report from The Guardian. One such group is the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which was The Guardian says was instrumental in convincing the Trump administration to abandon the Paris climate agreement. […]

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Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai gets a new, luxurious look

Engadget RSS Feed Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles have a tough time out there in the real world. They have all the ecological advantages of an EV and the refueling speed of a gasoline vehicle. But there’s that whole infrastructure issue. Without places to refuel, the best car in the world is essentially worthless. But that hasn’t […]

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