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Thanksgiving travelers head into a ‘bomb cyclone’ and other winter weather

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:47

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A storm packing heavy snow and high winds that wreaked havoc as it whipped through Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska marched into the upper Midwest on Wednesday as anxious Thanksgiving travelers buckled up and barreled headlong into a busy, if not perilous, holiday week. The wintry storm that left at least one person dead was expected to push eastward into South Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, while a “bomb cyclone” weather phenomenon was expected to simultaneously topple trees, k

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Tesla Cybertruck hits 250,000 orders, according to Musk tweet

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:30

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Musk has been promoting the Cybertruck on Twitter and cryptically tweeting out updates to the number of orders the company has received since the launch late Thursday. After more than 50 interaction on Twitter since the launch, he tweeted "250k" on Tuesday night in an apparent reference to the number of orders. Tesla opened preorders immediately after the unveiling and allowed potential buyers to book the truck by depositing a fully refundable $100, compared with the $1,000 it charged for book

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BMW reaches cost savings agreement with workers to slash bonuses

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:05

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BMW management and labour have reached an agreement on measures to reduce costs that avoids "drastic measures", the German carmaker said on Wednesday. BMW had been in talks with labour representatives and its top suppliers as it seeks to achieve cost savings of more than 12 billion euros ($13.23 billion) by 2022.

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Elon Musk won't settle 'pedo guy' defamation lawsuit, lawyer says

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 13:55

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An attorney for Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of electric car maker Tesla, said on Tuesday that his client had no intention of settling a defamation suit brought by a British cave explorer before the case goes to trial on Dec. 3. Vernon Unsworth is suing Musk for calling him a "pedo guy" in one of a series of tweets. Musk posted the tweets after Unsworth accused Musk in a CNN interview of grandstanding by offering to help Unsworth's diving team rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cav

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Lego's take on the Tesla Cybertruck comes with innovative roof racks

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 13:35

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Lego seems to have been inspired by recent events to bring its own vision fo the truck of the future to the world – behold this bold design statement in all its glory. Clearly, Lego is having a go at Elon Musk and the Tesla Cybertruck that he unveiled last week – which was... divisive in its reception, to say the least. The Lego version is "guaranteed shatterproof," Lego notes on Twitter, which is a jab at the failed demo wherein Musk had designer Franz von Holzhausen hurl a large metal ball

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Lincoln electric SUV to use Ford-backed Rivian's 'skateboard' chassis

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 23:31

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A battery-powered Lincoln SUV, due in mid-2022, will be the first Ford Motor Co vehicle built on a custom electrified chassis that resembles a skateboard, which was developed by Ford-backed startup Rivian, according to several people familiar with the program. The all-wheel-drive Lincoln SUV could compete against Rivian's R1S, an electric sport utility vehicle slated to go into production in early 2021 that will be priced from $72,500. Both models will use Rivian's so-called skateboard,

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Cadillac CT5-V comes in under $50,000

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 19:00
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Autoblog is Live: Playing Rocket League

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 18:50

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We're playing F1 2019 today.

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Thor24 hammers for $12 million

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 14:35

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Elon Musk will testify in his own defense in 'pedo guy' defamation trial

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 14:13

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Tesla Inc's chief executive, Elon Musk, will testify in his own defense against a defamation lawsuit brought by a British cave explorer, Musk's lawyer said on Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. Vernon Unsworth is suing Musk for calling him a "pedo guy." Musk posted the tweet after Unsworth accused Musk in a CNN interview of grandstanding by offering to help Unsworth's diving team rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave in July 2018.

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