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Most e-scooter rider injuries happen on sidewalk, study finds

City planners and many pedestrians have wondered how to get electric scooters off the sidewalk, but two new studies from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety raise a different question: Just where should e-scooters be ridden? “We didn’t see many e-scooter crashes with motor vehicles, and that may be a result of riders sticking mostly to the …

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2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe earns top marks for crashworthiness

The 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe, a new midsize luxury car, earns top marks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for crashworthiness and front crash prevention, but inferior headlights prevent it from qualifying for a 2020 safety award. The 2 series Gran Coupe, which was introduced for the 2020 model year, earns good ratings …

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Tesla Has Another Profitable Quarter And It’s Starting To Feel Like It’s Turned The Corner

Tesla made a profit in the second quarter with the caveat that it was only profitable thanks to sales of regulatory credits, as opposed to pure car sales. Tesla’s third-quarter results—announced today—told a similar story but a slightly more convincing one this time. That’s because Tesla’s profit of $331 million for the third quarter is almost enough to …

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Analysis finds annual running cost of EVs less than ICE; but with purchase price factored in, it flips

Self Financial, a fintech company, has compared the running costs of electric and non-electric vehicles in each state. Across the US the average annual cost of running an electric vehicle is $2,721.96, while gasoline vehicles cost an average of $3,355.90 per year to run—a difference of $633.94 annually. However, these annual costs don’t take into account the …

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What is better, a floor jack or bottle jack? Compared to bottle jacks, floor jacks are easier to use. Bottle jacks require a certain amount of space under the car. If your vehicle does not have enough ground clearance, it is best to choose a floor jack. But bottle jacks are usually cheaper than floor …

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This clever device helps reduce tyre emissions

The new device captures nasty rubber particles as you drive along Whenever your car turns a wheel, whether it’s powered by petrol, diesel or electricity, its tyres release microscopically small particles of rubber into the atmosphere. These particles are hugely damaging to our health and the environment. They find their way into our waterways and ultimately, …

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Nissan to bring carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic to mainstream cars

Carbon fiber has been used in race cars and high-end road cars for decades, but the lightweight material is still considered too expensive for mainstream cars, though that may change soon. Nissan is the latest automaker to attempt to mass-produce the material, announcing Wednesday a new production process for carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts. The new …

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