Category Archives: Car

Tesla and Panasonic join forces to build US battery-plant

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Tesla Motors has teamed up with Panasonic to build a battery-plant in the US. The idea is that the giant factory with 6,500 people will produce cells, modules and packs for Tesla cars and for the stationary energy storage market. Panasonic will manufacture and supply the lithium-ion battery cells and invest in equipment while Tesla manages the land and buildings.

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50 Shades of Grey – Our version

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The official trailer of Fifty Shades Of Grey was released yesterday. It already has close to 6 million views and Universal Pictures is making the choice for most men when deciding where to take their Valentine as the movie will be released on February 13. While women around the world are reading the book over and over again and are

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Apple CarPlay – The first 10 Partners

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Earlier this week Audi already announced that they will be including Apple CarPlay in their models by next year. Now Apple has named additional automakers that are going to include CarPlay: Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Ferrari, Chrysler, Dodge, Mazda, Fiat, RAM and Jeep. CarPlay is not supporting older generation iPhones, you will need to have the 5th generation in order to connect

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Google I/O – One smartwatch stands out, the company shows Android for cars, TVs and Android L

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The Android conference lasted over 2 hours and Google showcased a wide range of new products. Here are our highlights: 1. Wearables – Moto 360 stands out Earlier this month we reported how Apple is playing catch-up, planning to release their iWatch in October this year. The wearable technology market is growing quickly, it is set to triple this year

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Honda, Nissan, Mazda recall 3 million vehicles due to airbag issues

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The latest recall due to possible defective inflator propellant now pushes the total number of vehicles recalled close to 10 million. Takata, the Japanese safety equipment maker informed the automakers earlier this month about the issues and also stated that more recalls might come to iron out manufacturing mistakes dating back over 10 years. The cause of the problem is

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J.D. Power Car Report – Technology impacting quality

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J.D. Power has released the latest U.S. automaker quality report. The study, now in its 28th year, examines problems experienced by vehicle owners during the first 90 days of ownership. Initial quality is determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100), with a lower score reflecting higher quality. Porsche ranks highest for the second year running while

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