Comment Of The Day: Love, Lost

That new crossover that Mitsubishi has been threatening—the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross—showed its face today. It made me a little sad. Not because there’s now another crossover on the market, but because it’s another sour reminder that Mitsubishi doesn’t really have anything cool to offer right now.

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Watch Uber’s CEO Be A Dick To An Uber Driver When Confronted About Pricing

It hasn’t been a stellar month for Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, between the sexual harassment allegations at Uber HQ, the generally precarious state of the company’s finances, and a lot more. But an in-car video, obtained by Bloomberg, is a solid black eye for the 40-year-old CEO. The six-minute clip captures Kalanick…

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This Teardown Of A Tesla Model S Battery Pack Is Pretty Fascinating

The Tesla battery pack is something of a triumph of packaging. The battery pack is integrated into the skateboard-like chassis of the car, making a self-contained drivetrain-and-energy-storage unit that allows for really flexible body packaging. It’s like the GM Hy-Wire concept, only with the mild benefit of existing…

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Ford Has A Wild Plan To Deliver Packages With Self-Driving Vans And Drones  

Ford has made it clear it’d like for urban cores of the future to be armed to the teeth with high-tech gadgetry, and while that seems highly implausible for now, the automaker’s self-driving delivery concept is certainly interesting. Called “Autolivery,” the idea involves self-driving vans and drones to make it easier…

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