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Well, this is definitely... interesting. Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally pulled the wraps off the highly anticipated Cybertruck EV, and it's definitely a different look for the pickup segment. While the Rivian R1T takes a [mostly] conventional approach with its looks, the Cybertruck looks like no other truck on the road... Read more...
Lookout Tesla, there's a new electric vehicle (EV) startup looking to make waves in the industry. We've already sold you about Rivian, which is planning to bring both the R1T pickup truck and R1S crossover SUV to market early next decade. The company has already score $500 million in funding from Ford and another$750... Read more...
Over the last few years, the infotainment systems inside cars, trucks, and SUVs have become increasingly complex and powerful. They are even getting their own dedicated chipsets from major brands, like the Samsung Exynos Auto V9 that was unveiled in January. New research suggests that while new infotainment... Read more...
How many times have you been in a situation where you are towing 1 million pounds of cargo and thought to yourself, 'I could never do this in an electric vehicle!' Probably never, but if you did find yourself in that situation, you would be wrong for making such a statement. Ford just proved it by towing a train... Read more...
Yes folks, there is a such thing as 'professional' overclocking, which may sound like an empty profession on the surface but actually plays an important role. That role is mainly marketing, as companies sponsor and endorse certain overclockers, in hopes of showcasing their products. If you were to take a peak into pro... Read more...
Watch out, Tesla. Theres a new EV startup in town and it has the backing of one of the largest companies in the world. Earlier this week, we reported that both General Motors and Amazon wereconsidering investing in Rivian, which is on track to deliver an all-electric pickup truck and crossover SUV early next decade... Read more...
American's love trucks, they also love Jeeps, and rumors have been swirling about the rebirth of a Jeep truck for a long time. At first, rumors pegged the truck as the Scrambler, an iconic Jeep truck name from the past. Word then surfaced that the truck would be the Gladiator, another Jeep name of yore. The... Read more...
Today is a rather sad day for fans of General Motors. The company announced that it is laying off 15 percent of its workforce in North America, and will close a total of five manufacturing plants on the continent. With regards to its workforce, a total of 14,000 contract and salaried workers will be out of a job in... Read more...
The gear heads at Mercedes-Benz are building an even faster version of the AMG GT called the AMG GT R Pro, because can you ever have enough speed and grunt? That's not a question that ever needs to be asked at AMG. The new Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro is all the answer anyone needs, and it's "closer to motor racing than ever... Read more...
This is going to be an explosive summer with new product launches based on next generation technologies. It's not all about NVIDIA and its upcoming GeForce products, though. On the CPU side, AMD is apparently teaming up with Ferrari to host some sort of second generation Threadripper event at Maranello, a town in... Read more...
Volkswagen has taken a beating in the U.S. market after it was discovered years ago that the automaker was purposely cheating with software designed to help its popular diesel cars pass emissions testing. VW is trying to put that behind it and get Americans interested in its cars again. A new concept called the Atlas... Read more...
Following Honda's unveiling of a concept version of its third-generation Insight hybrid back in December, the Japanese automaker has pulled the wraps off the production version of the vehicle. As we reported last year, not much has changed in the translation from concept to production model with the only major... Read more...
Last Friday mobile gamers got a surprise when PUBG Mobile launched in Canada. At the time the game launched in The Great White North, the only way for U.S. gamers to partake in the fun was to change their region and download the game. PUBG Mobile has now officially landed in the U.S. and the game is available on both... Read more...
Ford has just previewed a number of new vehicles that will be joining its family in the coming years. The auto giant announced that 75 percent of its current lineup will be replaced by 2020 and that it will be adding four new trucks and SUVs as well. The most high-profile of these launches will no doubt be the... Read more...
Now that Waymo is free of its long-running legal battle with Uber, it is focusing its attention on more important endeavors; namely spreading its self-driving technology to more platforms. In this case, Waymo is launching a pilot program that will see autonomous semi-trucks navigating through the Atlanta... Read more...
Ford has been showing off some very cool cars and trucks at the Detroit Auto Show for the past few days. The company has unveiled the new Ranger truck and announced the return of the 2019 Mustang Bulllitt. As cool as that Mustang Bullittwas packing its 475hp engine under hood, if you want a pony car with more... Read more...
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand that trucks are a big business here in the United States. The Ford F-Series has been the best-selling vehicle in the country for the past 30 years, and the top three selling vehicles for 2017 were full-size pickup trucks (the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram... Read more...
Back in September 2016, NVIDIA first introduced us to a brand new ARM64 architecture called Xavier. Xavier is a custom octa-core processor architecture that features NVIDIAs latest Volta GPU (512 CUDA cores). When Xavier was originally announced, NVIDIA expected to begin sampling in Q4 2017, with volume production... Read more...
Some laughed at the thought of Tesla developing a big rig capable of competing with the large fleets of diesel trucks that crisscross the United States. Given the company's penchant for product delays and quality glitches, many wondered who would actually pony up the cash to purchase a Tesla Semi. Apparently... Read more...
Pricing is in for Tesla's upcoming Semi, and it is surprisingly competitive with traditional diesel big rigs that are currently roaming the nation's highways and city streets. Tesla has priced the Semi at $150,000 for the 300-mile version, while the 500-mile version will set you back $180,000. To put that in... Read more...
Tesla revealed its all-electric Semi to the world last night in a flashy California press event, and the fruits of the company's labors are already coming to bear. Walmart announced today that it has preordered 15 of the big rigs for its North American trucking fleet. "We have a long history of testing new... Read more...
Tesla really changed the way we think about electric cars and what they were capable of with the Model S, and the company is now looking to change opinions in the long-haul trucking industry. Back in April, CEO Elon Musk teased its all-electric semi-truck, but didnt provide any additional details. Earlier this... Read more...
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