KATUSheriff: 3 dead after suspect steers sports car into oncoming traffic on Oregon CoastCOOS BAY, Ore. – A suspect reported speeding and driving eratically on the Oregon Coast crossed the double yellow line and intentionally …10 hours ago

KATUSheriff: 3 dead after suspect steers sports car into oncoming traffic on
Oregon CoastCOOS BAY, Ore. – A suspect reported speeding and driving eratically on the
Oregon Coast crossed the double yellow line and intentionally …10 hours ago… Read More

Apple AirTags Help Locate Things You Lose All the Time, Like Car Keys

We’ve all been there. The moment when you realize your car keys aren’t in the first, second, third, or fourth place you normally leave them. Now you’re late for work, or for a doctor’s appointment, or whatever equally dire situation that presents itself. But luckily, Apple has launched what might be the best addition to its product line in a very long time: AirTags.

Each AirTag is a quarter sized, battery-powered Bluetooth puck that passively keeps track of, well, anything you latch it to. The AirTag itself uses Apple’s U1 chip with ultra wideband technology to improve the unit’s location

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2022 Chevy Corvette Will Add Three Hot New Colors

  • The 2022 Chevrolet Corvette will be offered in three new colors: Amplify Orange, Caffeine, and Hypersonic Gray.
  • The mid-engine C8 Corvette is powered by a 490-hp 6.2-liter V-8.
  • Orders for the 2022 model will open in early July.

    Chevrolet added two new exterior color choices—Red Mist and Silver Flare—to the mid-engine C8 Corvette for the 2021 model year and made it $1000 more expensive. Now the Corvette will get three new colors for 2022, its third model year with the engine mounted behind the cockpit.

    2022 Chevrolet Corvette in Caffeine Metallic.

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    The three new color choices are

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    Solid-state batteries later this decade, all EVs by 2040

    Honda is planning to completely phase out internal combustion engines from its North American lineup by 2040, the company announced Thursday night. 

    That means a combination of battery-electric and fuel-cell models will add up to 100% of its sales by that time. The company spelled out that as interim targets, it sees those two groups making up 40% of its sales by 2030 and 80% by 2035. 

    Honda doesn’t currently have a single battery-electric model in its North American lineup, but it did outline where this volume of clean cars is expected to come from. The company said it will

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    19-year-old found dead inside car in DeSoto

    Police in southern Dallas County are looking for the person who shot and killed a 19-year-old man.

    The victim was found inside a car in a neighborhood in DeSoto.

    Witnesses said a passenger who was inside the car, a Honda Accord, got out and ran away moments after the shooting.

    Police need help finding him.

    He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie and jeans and had short dreadlocks.

    The victim’s name has not yet been released.

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    $20,000 Used Convertibles: Window Shop with C/D

    With warmer weather on the horizon, the Window Shoppers take a look at some summer favorites: convertibles. We set a healthy budget of $20,000 to ensure the panel finds interesting examples, and in that, they didn’t disappoint.

    First up is contributor John Pearley Huffman, who stretches the definition of “convertible” to its breaking point by picking a Meyers Manx. The crew points out that without a top, the Manx doesn’t fit the bill. Besides, he’s way over budget.

    Editorial director Joe Brown makes his Window Shop debut this week and puts up a rare convertible pickup for consideration. He claims

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    Man dies after vehicle falls off lift at auto repair shop in Spring

    SPRING, Texas – Harris County deputies are responding to a man who was fatally crushed by a vehicle in Spring, officials said.

    Deputies said the call dropped after 3 p.m. at Uptown Motorwerks at 3802 Louetta.

    Harris County Sheriff’s Office said an employee at the auto maintenance shop was working when a vehicle fell off the lift and landed on the man.

    Emergency response crews reported that the man was dead at the scene.

    This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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    2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S: EV Spec Check

    The Tesla Model S has yet to face a real challenge from another automaker … until now. Contenders such as the Lucid Air, and Mercedes EQS are due to hit customers’ driveways in the coming months, and both of these EVs are looking to steal a piece from the flagship electric sedan pie the Tesla Model S has practically had all to itself. And how could we not mention the Porsche Taycan 4S in the EV showdown? Arguably, it’s the Mercedes that interests us just a wee bit more. That’s no knock on the Lucid sedan, which looks great and

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    Ford, Volvo EVs Get Top Safety Pick; IIHS Says EVs Not Less Safe

    A.J. MuellerCar and Driver

    • The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named the Ford Mustang Mach-E a Top Safety Pick and the Volvo XC40 Recharge a Top Safety Pick+ after testing.
    • Vehicles must pass all crash tests to be named a Top Safety Pick and, additionally, meet stringent headlight standards on every trim to earn a Top Safety Pick+ designation.
    • A new study also shows that electric vehicles, when compared to their conventional gas-powered counterparts, have 40 percent fewer injury claims.

      Someday soon, electric vehicles could be as common as conventional gasoline-powered cars as automakers rollout extensive EV

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