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Tesla in talks to use CATL cobalt-free batteries in its China-made cars

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Tesla is in advanced stages of talks to use batteries from CATL that contain no cobalt - one of the most expensive metals in electric vehicle (EV) batteries - in cars made at its China plant, people familiar with the matter said. Adoption would mark the first time for the U.S. automaker to include so-called lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries in its lineup, as it seeks to lower production costs amid faltering overall EV sales in China. Tesla has been talking to the Chinese manufacturer for

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The best-selling tire pressure gauge on Amazon is 38% off today

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Having a tire pressure gauge in your glovebox is basically Driver Preparedness 101. If you don't have one, you can pick up the best selling gauge on Amazon on discount for $7.99 today. It even has a digital display!

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Nissan CEO Uchida says he's willing to be fired if turnaround fails

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Nissan's new chief executive said on Tuesday he would accept being fired if he fails to turn around Japan's second biggest automaker which is grappling with plunging sales in the aftermath of the scandal surrounding ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn. Makoto Uchida, who took over the top job in December, put his job on the line at the automaker's shareholders' meeting, where he faced demands ranging from cutting executive pay to offering a bounty to bring Ghosn back to Japan after he fled to Lebanon. Ni

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New 2020 Hyundai i20 arrives with hybrid power

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The new Hyundai i20 supermini takes the fight to the Ford Fiesta and Renault Clio with more space and efficient engines

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New Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe to rival BMW X6 M with 603bhp

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The new hot Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe sports a range of chassis improvements and a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8

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Singapore aims to phase out internal combustion vehicles by 2040

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The wealthy city-state of 5.7 million, which is hiking investment in flood defences, joins Norway, Britain and others in setting a target to cut the use of vehicles with combustion engines. "Our vision is to phase out ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles and have all vehicles run on cleaner energy by 2040," Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said in his budget speech. Singapore, which has been criticised by Tesla CEO Elon Musk as not being supportive of electric vehicles, is one of the most

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New Jaguar Land Rover Project Vector showcases autonomous future

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The new JLR Project Vector autonomous pod sits on a new platform and is scheduled for on-road trials before the end of 2021

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New limited-run Audi RS 4 Bronze Edition arrives

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Audi has unveiled the RS 4 Bronze Edition - limited to just 25 examples

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