The video comes as Tesla is preparing to unveil its “full self-driving” tech at a conference in Palo Alto, California, on Monday. The video is likely to overshadow the company’s unveiling of its latest autonomous driving software and hardware. … [Read more...] about Tesla investigates video of Model S car exploding
Self parking electric car
As for the cabin, Captur uses all the best bits from Clio and adds lots of handy stowage, a sliding rear bench and more space in all directions. Classy and clever, combined with sensibly placed switches. … [Read more...] about Renault’s Clio hybrid is a gem of a car and the Captur is the best of both worlds
In the 1970s, Hollywood’s he-men wanted to be truckers: Kris Kristofferson in Convoy, inspired by the song; Burt Reynolds CB-slanging his way through Smokey and the Bandit I and II. Thelma and Louise took their revenge on a cat-calling trucker in 1991. Hollywood, presciently, had a cyborg drive a big rig in Terminator 2, and went full robot with Optimus Prime in the Transformers franchise. At the turn of the 21st century, the ever nostalgic hipsters’ love of trucker hats and T-shirts revived America’s fetishization of the long-distance driver. … [Read more...] about End of the road: will automation put an end to the American trucker?
Real estate agents in nearby Dutchess County, which lies about 80 miles north of New York City, report a 19 per cent increase in July home purchases compared to the same period last year. The above file photo shows the town of Poughkeepsie, the seat of Dutchess County … [Read more...] about The NYC exodus: Fleet of moving trucks arrive in the Upper West Side and dozens wait in line to hire U-Hauls as residents reeling from lockdown and the surge in homeless people call it quits
September is my favourite time of year: I love the back-to-school feel of it. And after a long summer of lockdown, more than ever it feels good to get back into a routine (Pictured: A teacher leads a maths class for Year Four children in their classroom at Greenacres Primary Academy in Oldham, northern England on September 01, 2020) … [Read more...] about Gatherings of more than six people will be banned from Monday: £100 fines to enforce new limit on meeting indoors and outdoors across England – but schools, weddings and funerals are exempt