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Bell Helicopter debuts futuristic air taxi at CES

Aside from the numerous vehicle concepts and futuristic cockpit designs at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Las Vegas tech show also played host to the very first helicopter debut. Bell Helicopter revealed its futuristic air taxi concept with a cabin tailored to personalize the user experience. The concept is an “urban air taxi” that could one day be just as …

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Honda reveals four robot concepts at CES, including one for hugs

Move over, Asimo, because Honda has four new robots it wants the world to get acquainted with. Meet 3E-A18, 3E-B18, 3E-C18, and 3E-D18, and each falls under one of Honda's core robotic pillars of purpose and serves a specific function. The four robots made their debut at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The 3E prefix denotes the three core...

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Meet the new 2019 Mini Cooper, same as the old Mini

The new 2019 Mini Cooper hatchback and convertible broke cover Tuesday, lifted straight from the pages of "If It Ain't Broke." Not much on the new model has changed, aside from small touches on the front bumper, Union Jack on the taillights outside, new logos, and bigger touchscreen infotainment on the inside. Looking at the car reveals that not much on the...

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New Silverado 4500HD/5500HD trucks coming to join Chevy’s commercial fleet

Oh, the Silverado 3500HD? That's cute. Chevrolet is returning to the medium-duty truck market with the even bigger Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD pickups. They'll debut in March at the 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis and should be in production by the end of the year. The Class 4 and 5 cab chassis trucks will be available in regular and crew...

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Hyundai reveals Nexo fuel cell-powered SUV at 2018 CES

Hyundai on Monday rolled out the Nexo SUV at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. The Nexo is a dedicated fuel cell vehicle that will serve as the replacement for Hyundai's Tucson Fuel Cell when it goes on sale later this year. Hyundai previewed the model with the FE Fuel Cell concept at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, and thankfully the...

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Power to the people: Diesel BMW 5-Series headed to the States, on sale next month

We'll stop short of saying diesel has been resurrected, but reports of the oil-burner's demise may have been premature. This month, the EPA certified for sale the 2018 BMW 540d xDrive and rated the diesel-powered sedan at 26 mpg city, 36 highway, 30 combined. It will go on sale in the U.S. in February and cost $62,995, including destination. A spokeswoman...

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Tesla Model 3 hits 60 MPH in 4.66 seconds, passes quarter mile in 13.3

We know from the Model S that Tesla underquotes the performance of its cars. Heck, we've seen a Model S P100D with Ludicrous Plus mode hit 60 mph in a mindboggling 2.389 seconds. So with Tesla stating at the Model 3's launch last summer that the small electric sedan will do 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds, we've been keen to discover the accuracy...

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Bad day at bank drive through leads to car flying through air

Dashcams are a wonderful device to have hooked up inside your car. You never know what you might happen to catch with that little camera. It could be as simple as minor fender bender, as amazing as a massive meteor lighting up the sky, or a bit of crazy weather crossing your path. You might capture a prized enthusiast machine take a beating, or a prized...

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