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Why Do Electric Cars Still Use 12-Volt Batteries?

Your electric car or plug-in hybrid is propelled by a sophisticated lithium-ion battery, but you'll probably also find a lead-acid 12-volt battery in there somewhere. Don't throw away your jumper cables just yet.

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2022 CES: What Automakers Will Reveal at the Partly Virtual Show

Carmakers from BMW to Fisker show how they respond to changing conditions: with new tech and products, and in some cases by moving from live in Las Vegas to virtual.

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Two Die In Train Crash After Car Drives Onto High-Speed Tracks

It’s fair to say that passenger rail infrastructure in the United States is lacking. Projects outside the northeastern U.S. to expand commuter and inter-city rail networks are few and far between. One of those fledging rail services has had another fatal

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Ford Festiva Shogun Destroyed In Colorado Wildfire

The Ford Festiva Shogun is a unique automotive creation. The Shogun was a mid-engined marriage between a Japanese-designed American subcompact and a high-performance three-liter V6 engine meant for a sedan. While the Shogun intended to have a production r

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