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Candylab’s New Wooden Cars Swing Into the Prohibition Era | WIRED – WIRED

Five years ago, Vlad Dragusin began making wooden cars in the evenings and on weekends. At the time, he was an architect at the design studio Gensler, and the cars were just a hobby—a way to escape the real world obstacles inherent in designing buildings. “With architecture, it gets to the point where you’re spending this much time on other things,” he says stretching his arms wide, “and this much…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

California Wants to Ban Non-Electric Cars—Here’s How It Can Do It … – WIRED

There’s a big, buzzy trend sweeping the planet. Countries and municipalities like the United Kingdom, Norway, France, the Netherlands, India, and China have all made a similar pledge: They’re going to kick their gasoline-powered car habit in the next few decades. It is a nice idea, maybe even a world-saving one. The transportation sector accounts for 14 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, which humanity must cut by 40…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

84 Percent of Americans Have Hooked Up in Cars, Study Finds – The Drive

Want to know what kind of car you’re the most likely to get lucky in? It looks like the preferred vehicle for Baby Boomers is a good old-fashioned sedan while millennials and Gen-Xers prefer the space and versatility of an SUV. Presumably, Boomers like sedans because of old American cars’ bench seats, which were practically the size of mattresses, and probably more accommodating for love than modern sedans. As for…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

September auto sales could reverse a negative trend troubling the industry – Business Insider

September US auto sales could be great again. Justin Sullivan/Getty Major automakers will report September US sales on Tuesday, and analysts expect the numbers to reverse a months-long trend. The September yearly sales pace could come in closer to the record years of 2015 and 2016 — 17.5 million and 17.55 million respectively — for the first time since April. Predictions range from a low of 17.2 million to a…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Candylab’s New Wooden Cars Swing Into the Prohibition Era – WIRED

Five years ago, Vlad Dragusin began making wooden cars in the evenings and on weekends. At the time, he was an architect at the design studio Gensler, and the cars were just a hobby—a way to escape the real world obstacles inherent in designing buildings. “With architecture, it gets to the point where you’re spending this much time on other things,” he says stretching his arms wide, “and this much…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Candylab’s New Wooden Cars Swing Into the Prohibition Era – WIRED

Five years ago, Vlad Dragusin began making wooden cars in the evenings and on weekends. At the time, he was an architect at the design studio Gensler, and the cars were just a hobby—a way to escape the real world obstacles inherent in designing buildings. “With architecture, it gets to the point where you’re spending this much time on other things,” he says stretching his arms wide, “and this much…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Big 3 carmakers crush sales expectations after a slowdown caused by Hurricane Harvey – Business Insider

Why big data can make HR more important

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Recalls A Recall for 646000 SUVs – Forbes

MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images By Christopher Jensen Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 646,000 sport utilities because dealers may not have correctly fixed a brake problem during a recall in 2014, according to a report posted Tuesday on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The action covers 2011 -14 Dodge Durango and 2011 -14 Jeep Grand Cherokee models. It comes after about seven months of testing and discussions with…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

GM Is Going All Electric, Will Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars … – NBCNews.com

General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday. GM currently offers one extended-range electric vehicle, the Chevrolet Bolt EV, but will add two others within 18 months, said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss, with “at least 20” to be in the line-up by 2023. In addition, the company is developing a new truck platform powered by hydrogen fuel cells, dubbed Surus, short for Silent Utility…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tuesday’s markets watch to see if car sales rise after hurricanes – CNBC

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Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The Tricks and Treats California Can Use to Banish Fossil Fuel Cars – WIRED

There’s a big, buzzy trend sweeping the planet. Countries and municipalities like the United Kingdom, Norway, France, the Netherlands, India, and China have all made a similar pledge: They’re going to kick their gasoline-powered car habit in the next few decades. It is a nice idea, maybe even a world-saving one. The transportation sector accounts for 14 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, which humanity must cut by 40…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tesla made only 260 Model 3 cars in Q3, but is ‘confident’ it can fix bottleneck – TechCrunch

Tesla has released its quarterly vehicle production numbers for the third quarter of 2017, which it says was its “all-time best quarter for Model S and Model X deliveries” — but it was not a great quarter for production of the Model 3, of which only 260 were made. This was far under predicted totals, which Tesla ascribes to “production bottlenecks,” though it also says that it “understands” the issues…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Bentley driver involved in London collision ‘may have been racing’ – The Guardian

The driver of a Bentley involved in a collision that left another driver in a critical condition may have been involved in a race, police have said. Police were called at 10.40pm on Monday to reports of an accident involving a Bentley Continental and a Vauxhall Corsa on the A4 in Hounslow, west London. The London ambulance service and London’s air ambulance attended the scene and the 42-year-old driver of…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

September auto sales could reverse a negative trend – Business … – Business Insider

September US auto sales could be great again. Justin Sullivan/Getty Major automakers will report September US sales on Tuesday, and analysts expect the numbers to reverse a months-long trend. The September yearly sales pace could come in closer to the record years of 2015 and 2016 — 17.5 million and 17.55 million respectively — for the first time since April. Predictions range from a low of 17.2 million to a…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tesla made only 260 Model 3 cars in Q3, but is ‘confident’ it can fix bottleneck – TechCrunch

Tesla has released its quarterly vehicle production numbers for the third quarter of 2017, which it says was its “all-time best quarter for Model S and Model X deliveries” — but it was not a great quarter for production of the Model 3, of which only 260 were made. This was far under predicted totals, which Tesla ascribes to “production bottlenecks,” though it also says that it “understands” the issues…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

US Auto Makers Step Up Plans for Electric Vehicles – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Detroit’s largest auto makers ramped up plans for electric vehicles in coming years, the latest push from traditional car companies to respond to tougher emissions regulations and the prospect that some markets across the globe could eventually ban internal combustion engines powered with fossil fuels. General Motors Co. plans to introduce two more electric vehicles in the U.S. over the next 18 months and 20 globally within six years, the…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tuesday’s markets watch to see if car sales rise after hurricanes – CNBC

<!– –> HOME EDITION News Economy Finance Health Care Real Estate Wealth Autos Earnings Energy Life Media Politics Retail Commentary Special Reports Asia Europe CFO Council Markets Pre-Markets U.S. Asia Europe Stocks Commodities Currencies Bonds Funds ETFs Investing Trading Nation Trader Talk Financial Advisors Personal Finance Etf Street Portfolio Watchlist Stock Screener Fund Screener Tech Mobile Social Media Enterprise Gaming Cybersecurity Tech Guide Make It Entrepreneurs Leadership Careers Money Specials…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

GM Is Going All Electric, Will Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars – NBCNews.com

General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday. GM currently offers one extended-range electric vehicle, the Chevrolet Bolt EV, but will add two others within 18 months, said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss, with “at least 20” to be in the line-up by 2023. In addition, the company is developing a new truck platform powered by hydrogen fuel cells, dubbed Surus, short for Silent Utility…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tesla made only 260 Model 3 cars in Q3, but is ‘confident’ it can fix bottleneck – TechCrunch

Tesla has released its quarterly vehicle production numbers for the third quarter of 2017, which it says was its “all-time best quarter for Model S and Model X deliveries” — but it was not a great quarter for production of the Model 3, of which only 260 were made. This was far under predicted totals, which Tesla ascribes to “production bottlenecks,” though it also says that it “understands” the issues…

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

China, With Methodical Discipline, Conjures a Market for Electric Cars – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

SHANGHAI—China has created the world’s largest electric-car market by sheer force of will, a giant bet on domestic production that’s leaving major foreign auto makers scrambling to keep up. The government is funding its own manufacturers, luring domestic buyers with subsidies and building a vast charging-station network—while strong-arming its consumers by making sure buying an electric car is the only sure way to get license plates in crowded cities. …

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017