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Review: Kuickwheel Serpent-C is fun and easy, but don’t get cocky

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Review: Kuickwheel Serpent-C is fun and easy, but don’t get cocky

The idea of a small, lightweight, portable, and electrified skateboard like the Kuickwheel Serpent-C is intriguing. We can all imagine ourselves going Tony Hawk all over the place on a board that propels itself. We’d be doing that, of course, on our daily commute to work on that “last mile.” You know, to give a…

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Chevy ZR2 takes to the desert with Hall Racing

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Chevy ZR2 takes to the desert with Hall Racing

The Vegas to Reno race is the longest-distance and most grueling desert offroad race in the United States. This year, Baja 1000 dominators Hall Racing have teamed up with Chevrolet to put a Colorado ZR2 pickup into the mix. For the most part, the truck is stock with just a handful of modifications for this…

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Acura to debut 2018 RLX and its hybrid sports car design at Monterey

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Acura to debut 2018 RLX and its hybrid sports car design at Monterey

Acura’s 2018 RLX is meant to reflect the automotive brand’s new design direction through the company’s flagship sports sedan. The 2018 RLX will make its public debut at the upcoming Monterey Automotive Week in California on August 15-19, showcasing the complete redesign of the vehicle. Read more at NewAtlas.com.

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2017 Land Rover Discovery review: Soft on the inside, hard to kill

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2017 Land Rover Discovery review: Soft on the inside, hard to kill

In a nutshell, the 2017 Land Rover Discovery is rugged, capable, and much more like last year’s Discovery Sport model in terms of handling and fuel economy. Improvements have been made on several fronts, not the least of which in how the Discovery now handles itself on around town. Read the review at NewAtlas.com.

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Review: 2017 BMW 530i is a showcase of excellence

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Review: 2017 BMW 530i is a showcase of excellence

The 5 Series is BMW’s bread and butter, boasting the largest distribution for the automaker globally. The 530i may slot in the middle of the 5 Series range and is a satisfying combination of turbocharged goodness, luxurious comfort, and enjoyable driving experience. New Atlas gets behind the wheel of the 2017 BMW 530i. Read the…

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Rogue Hybrid review: Efficiency takes front seat in Nissan’s new compact crossover

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Rogue Hybrid review: Efficiency takes front seat in Nissan’s new compact crossover

How does Nissan’s hybrid model for the Rogue perform? We used it as a family hauler for a week to see if the fuel economy benefits stack up, and how it drives compared to the deadpan standard gasoline model. Read the review at NewAtlas.com

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Mobis wants to take immobilized drivers off the road, autonomously

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Mobis wants to take immobilized drivers off the road, autonomously

According to Korean producer of automotive parts Hyundai Mobis, each year around 7,000 North American traffic fatalities are caused by drivers ceasing control of a vehicle. Looking to limit the damage, it is working on an autonomous system that would recognize when a driver is no longer in control and guide the car to safety….

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