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  1. GRtak

    Anyone remember the Aptera?

    It is back, they are taking pre-orders, and it still looks cool. Aptera unveils super-efficient electric car with up to 1,000 miles of range and solar power
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    The Biden Years

    With the new guy finally getting acknowledged as winning (well, sort of), it is time to post news that is related to him here. The first news is that he was injured and went to the ER to get checked out. At first there was no apparent fractures, but a few hairline fractures were found upon a...
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    Jack stand recall

    https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/buying-maintenance/a33235534/harbor-freight-replacement-jack-stands-recalled/ Harbor Freight Recalls the Jack Stands Meant to Replace the Recalled Jack Stands If you own any Pittsburgh brand 3-ton, 6-ton or 12-ton jack stands, you can...
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    Post Office Delivery Trucks Keep Catching on Fire

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/z3ezx4/post-office-delivery-trucks-keep-catching-on-fire Post Office Delivery Trucks Keep Catching on Fire Hundreds of the iconic Post Office delivery trucks have caught on fire in recent years, thanks to a 30-year-old fleet and a manufactured budget crisis.
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    Penske buys Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Car series

    https://abcnews.go.com/amp/Business/wireStory/penske-buys-indianapolis-motor-speedway-indycar-series-66744849 Penske buys Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar Series
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    Energy production, storage, and future technologies

    Humans have become increasingly dependent on the electricity we use. We Also need to resolve many issues related to that dependency. To begin this thread, I share the news of a nuclear plant closing. This plant began producing power in 1974, had a partial meltdown in 1979, and now in 2019...
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    Fiat 500 hatchback and convertible to be discontinued

    https://www.autoblog.com/2019/09/01/2019-fiat-500-hatchback-cabrio-abarth-ending-production/ The Fiat 500 hatchback and cabrio have been discontinued That includes the 500 Abarth
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    GM considering an EV Hummer

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-17/gm-is-thinking-about-building-an-electric-hummer
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    Proposed FCA, Renault merger

    Fiat Chrysler seeks 50-50 merger with Renault, whose board will study deal 'with interest' https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/chrysler/2019/05/27/fca-renault-merger-announced/1246855001/
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    The 2020 elections, news, and discussions

    The 2020 election is already underway. Elizabeth Warren announced her exploratory committee on New Year's Eve. A slew of candidates have followed her over the last month, including Cory Booker who is the latest. I will list them all here, along with an NPR list that is updated, and has other...
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    Harley Davidson Livewire

    Next year Harley will jump into the 21st century with it's all electric motorcycle. I think it looks fairly good, and at least it won't leak oil on your parking spot. https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/future-vehicles/livewire.html
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    Do you watch live streams for entertainment?

    It is as simple as it sounds, I am just curious if you watch live streaming content of any kind. If you would like to leave a comment and talk about what types you watch, please feel free. If you do leave a comment, please include what service you watch on(YT, Twitch, Mixer, etc.), what type of...
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    I need some video editing software. HD ripping software too.

    I am going to be making a bunch of videos this summer and I will be needing some video editing software to get started. My experience in this area is very rudimentary to say the least. I have used older versions of Premiere, and that is about it. This software should also be free to use(not...
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    Cadillac introduces first ever twin turbo V8, for the CT6 V sport.

    http://media.cadillac.com/media/us/en/cadillac/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2018/mar/0321-twin-turbo-v8.html While the power numbers look great, I have concerns about the "Hot V" retaining to much heat.
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    Cars used in commercials

    These should be ads for items other than vehicles that use them in funny or cool ways. I open with: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-lgUGavkRk#action=share
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    Volvo to go all EV or hybrid by 2019

    Volvo goes electric, ditches cars powered solely by gas
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    Spoilers: Sneaky Pete

    Sneaky Pete is an original series on prime. It just released the first full season on the 13th. It features Giovanni Ribisi and Bryan Cranston, along with a great cast. I seen the pilot episode about this time last year. At that time I was frustrated there weren't any more episodes to watch. I...
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