NPR Rock Hall To Induct Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits And Moody BluesNPRNina Simone, Bon Jovi, The Moody Blues, The Cars and Dire Straits — along with guitar pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, with an award for early influence — have been named as next year’s inductees... Read more
In WSJ Editorial On Killing The Electric Car Tax Credit, Tesla Catches A Major BreakSeeking AlphaWSJ publishes editorial calling for the abolition of the EV tax credit. However, the article contains a major error of huge significance. The article says the EV tax credit ends at 200,000 units per... Read more
Roanoke Times Look mom, no hands: My 20 minutes in Torc’s self-driving carRoanoke TimesBLACKSBURG — Torc Robotics says a boring ride in one of its self-driving cars is exactly what it’s looking for as the company begins offering test rides for the first time. My 20-minute trip around Blacksburg... Read more
Telegraph.co.uk Police investigate spiteful note left on car for terminally ill boy outside shopping centreTelegraph.co.ukA mother’s visit with her terminally ill son to see Santa Claus at a shopping centre turned sour when she found a spiteful note on her car parked which she had parked in a disabled... Read more
The Verge The car of the future isn’t a car at allThe VergeThis week, a subsidiary of Volkswagen called Moia unveiled a new concept vehicle in Berlin: a six-seater all-electric van. Blandly brown in color and retaining none of the flash typical of other concept vehicles, the Moia EV... Read more
Jalopnik The Problem With Buying A Low Mileage CarJalopnikRubber is what makes up the gaskets in your car, sealing up all the places where large metal subassemblies join together. Usually it’s great at making sure nothing leaks, everything’s got a bit of flexibility, and everything stays all hunky dory.... Read more
DesMoinesRegister.com Collision left one car torn in half on Hickman RoadDesMoinesRegister.comTwo people have been hospitalized following a collision Saturday evening. Sergeant Don Simpson of the Urbandale Police Department said dispatch received multiple calls about a car “split in two” just before 6 p.m.. Officers reported to the scene, near... Read more
Baltimore Police sergeant planted drugs in suspect’s car, federal prosecutors sayABC NewsA former Baltimore Police officer has been indicted for allegedly planting evidence in a suspect’s car during a 2010 arrest, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Former Sgt. Wayne Earl Jenkins, 37, allegedly planted heroin in a car after a... Read more
Fast Company Do Self-Driving Cars Dream Of Safe Streets?Fast CompanyBased in part on NHTSA data covering 6 million incidents, Mobileye produced a set of nearly 40 scenarios that cover the situational permutations of all vehicle accidents. From this, the company designed algorithmic formulae that codify perfect human … Read... Read more
Los Angeles Times LA Auto Show 2017: Volkswagen tackles electric market with ID concept carsLos Angeles TimesThree electric concept cars that will start hitting showrooms by late 2019. The I.D. hatchback, the I.D. Buzz mini-bus and the I.D. Crozz crossover are spearheading Volkswagen ‘s major move into electrified cars.... Read more