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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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Uber lays off employees from Eats, self-driving cars and other teams

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Uber has cut around 350 more employees across several of its divisions. The company said it’s the “last wave of a process” that saw layoffs in marketing, then product and engineering over the last few months. This time around, Uber has laid off members of the Eats, performance […]

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Faraday Future founder files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a bid to settle his exorbitant personal debts. The move is part of a larger recovery plan, and it’s meant, in part, to regain credibility for Faraday Future. Though there’s no guarantee that it will help. […]

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Lyft will help you contact ADT if you feel unsafe during a ride

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Scott Olson/Getty Images Lyft plans to extend its in-app emergency tools beyond the option to call 911. The ridesharing firm is partnering with the security company ADT on safety features, starting with a US pilot program that will let you contact ADT if you need help. Thankfully, it’s not just […]

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Google Pay will soon work with major public transit cards

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Business Wire Paying for public transport could be about to become more convenient, with fare payment system Cubic Transportation Systems teaming up with Google to offer contactless transit payments using Google Pay. Riders will be able to pay for journeys using their mobile phones, building on existing contactless payment systems […]

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Uniti’s quirky three-seater EV costs less than $19,000

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uniti Swedish brand Uniti has announced the pricing and specs for its cute, quirky Uniti One, a crowdfunded electric car. With an affordable £15,100 ($18,970) price tag in the UK, this Scandinavian-designed ultra-compact has an unusual interior layout and offers a range of up to 186 miles. To make the […]

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Porsche unveils the mid-range Taycan 4S EV

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Porsche So far, we’ve seen Porsche’s Taycan in the Turbo and Turbo S variants, but Porsche has already said that it’s planning more models. Now, the company has unveiled the Taycan 4S, a mid-range version of the electric sports car. It will deliver up to 420 kW (around 630 horsepower), […]

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San Francisco’s proposed office would prevent ‘reckless’ tech rollouts

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Justin Sullivan/Getty Images San Francisco has a history of dealing with out-of-control tech deployments — just ask people who had to wade through piles of scooters for months until the city started the permit process. Companies might have to be more careful going forward, however. Board of Supervisors President Norman […]

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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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Lyft sues NYC over limits on driver ‘cruising’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links REUTERS/Mike Segar Uber isn’t the only one suing New York City to demand looser rules for ridesharing drivers. Lyft has sued NYC in a bid to end a rule that limits the amount of time drivers can “cruise” in Manhattan (that is, drive without passengers). The 31 percent cap on […]

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