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Classic car house Mecum Auctions embraces the internet, generates record revenue

Despite the popularity of websites like eBay, the world’s largest auction house for collectible cars has never really embraced online bidding. Not until the Covid-19 pandemic kicks in. What started as a survival tactic – a safeguard in case live events never come back – has evolved into a strategy that has helped Mecum Auctions …

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2022 BMW M3 Road Test Review: One of the best cars, but …

MALIBU, California – The Encinal and Decker Canyon trails are serious challenges for anything with four wheels. They are incredibly tight, bend and require the attention of the driver. Larger vehicles only survive on these roads, including those with otherwise exemplary performance information. The 2022 BMW M3 is certainly not a small car, as the …

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GOP MPs Minn. urges authorities to drop California car rules

Republicans in the Capitol on Monday urged Minnesota pollution agency leaders to stay away from tougher tailpipe emissions rules laid out in California as the state considers its next steps. Minnesota passed rules last year requiring automakers operating in the state to produce more electric and hybrid vehicles by 2024. The standards are based on …

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DC councilor suggests installing speed reducers on government cars to stay under 40 mph

NEmergency government vehicles in Washington DC may be limited to driving under 40 mph within city limits as lawmakers try to curb speeding violations in the area. Government-issued vehicles will be needed to install speed reducers that will restrict cars from driving faster than 40 mph unless there is a “demonstrated need” to go faster, …

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Tesla’s Optimus: Humanoid robots before autonomous cars?

On first impression, humanoid robots don’t have much in common with autonomous cars. But both are autonomous devices. Therefore, the lessons learned in creating autonomous cars can be applied to the development of autonomous robots. That’s the hypothesis behind the Tesla Optimus autonomous humanoid robot, demonstrated by Tesla at Tesla AI day this week. some …

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