Automobiles

Electric car market jumpstarts cobalt prices

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Cobalt is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the automobile industry, which needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries.
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Qualcomm increases NXP offer to $44 billion amidst Broadcom drama

Qualcomm increases NXP offer to $44 billion amidst Broadcom drama

1 day ago   |   Android Central   |   4 articles

Qualcomm's increasing its original bid by 16%. Earlier this month, Qualcomm remained resilient against Broadcom by declining the company's second buyout offer of $121 million...
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Software Cheat May Have Helped Mercedes-Benz Pass US Emissions Rules

Software Cheat May Have Helped Mercedes-Benz Pass US Emissions Rules

1 day ago   |   ExtremeTech

Reports say Mercedes-Benz diesels stopped cleansing the exhaust after 21 miles. The cars also recognized emissions tests and went to full-clean mode.
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Qualcomm raises bid for auto chip maker NXP to $44 billion; Broadcom could hike offer for Qualcomm

Qualcomm raises bid for auto chip maker NXP to $44 billion; Broadcom could hike offer for Qualcomm

1 day ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

Way before Broadcom made its initial bid for fellow chipmaker Qualcomm in November, the latter had gone after NXP Technologies. Qualcomm proposed a transaction for the largest...
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Powering the EV surge

3 days ago   |   Bangkokpost

The government is keen on transforming Thailand into a global production hub for electric vehicles , offering measures to encourage local car factories to build this new...
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‘Rebuild' Loophole Lets Some 18-Wheelers Out-Pollute Dieselgate VWs

‘Rebuild' Loophole Lets Some 18-Wheelers Out-Pollute Dieselgate VWs

5 days ago   |   ExtremeTech

Old diesel engines in new truck bodies can meet old emissions rules. They emit up to 55 times as much pollution as regular truck tractors, and 10 times the pollution potential...
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Here is our take on the 10 greatest BMWs of all time

Here is our take on the 10 greatest BMWs of all time

5 days ago   |   Digital Trends

We take a look at 10 of the greatest BMWs ever made , BMWs that truly helped establish its reputation for building some of the world's most iconic automobiles, making the...
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2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review: Solid, Roomy Performer Gets 30+ MPG

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review: Solid, Roomy Performer Gets 30+ MPG

7 days ago   |   ExtremeTech

Toyota knows how to integrate hybrid drive. In the last year for the fourth-generation RAV4, it's now the best-selling car/SUV in the US. Virtually every safety feature you...
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DS 7 Crossback review: Tech meets luxury flair, but it's not all savoir faire

DS 7 Crossback review: Tech meets luxury flair, but it's not all savoir faire

8 days ago   |   Pocket-lint

The DS 7 Crossback is an important car for DS Automobiles. It represents the start of something new. Announced as a new brand in 2014, this is the first car for the marque...
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An update reportedly bricks Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep vehicles with Uconnect

An update reportedly bricks Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep vehicles with Uconnect

8 days ago   |   Digital Trends   |   2 articles

An update issued by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles bricks the Uconnect system in 2017 and 2018 Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep vehicles with constant reboots. It's ongoing, rendering...
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IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S9: Can Samsung Take Apple Down?

Michael Grothaus 22/02/2018 - 8:32am How will the biggest flagships compare? 2018 looks to be really interesting in the battle between the biggest smartphone makers. Samsung is... Read more ...

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Firm cuts offer by $4bn following Qualcomm's increased NXP bid Read more ...

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Deal: Microsoft offering $200 discount on latest Surface Pro

Microsoft is offering a solid discount on its latest Surface Pro. The official listing reveals a price cut of $200. The discount is available on Core i5/4GB/128GB model as well... Read more ...

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Huawei launched the Enjoy 6 in October 2016, then a plus-sized Enjoy 7 popped in June 2017. The eight-month cycle continues with Enjoy 8 that went to get the TENAA approval and... Read more ...

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

LG K8 and LG K10 Launch: Improved Camera, Better Specs

Richard Goodwin 22/02/2018 - 8:53am The budget-focussed LG K8 and LG K10 are now official with better specs and improved camera performance LG's budget phones don't get much... Read more ...

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

Free Super Mario Update arrives for Nintendo Switch, adds new mini-game and more

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies. The new mini-game is called... Read more ...

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

Rendez-vous le 13 avril prochain sur Netflix pour voir si Toby Stephens tiendra aussi bien la barre de la série Perdus dans l'espace qu'il ne l'a fait dans Black Sails. Read more ...

Cat S61 hands-on review

Cat S61 hands-on review

The Cat S61 is not your usual smartphone. Built to last with a tough body and IP68 water resistance, it has a thermal imaging camera, an air quality sensor, and even a laser... Read more ...

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

Land Rover Explore is 'the toughest phone in the world'

It's not every day that a car manufacturer launches a smartphone, but that's exactly what British firm Land Rover has done as it's just introduced a rugged handset. The Land... Read more ...

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally and accounts for one-tenth of the world's GDP. Despite this vast market, the industry is dominated by... Read more ...