Tag: Tech

Amazon Could Have Saved Self-Driving Startup Argo AI, But It Backed Out

Autonomous startup Argo AI almost received a lifeline from Amazon but a potential deal fell apart before it could ever materialize. It is understood that Amazon pondered investing several hundred million dollars into Argo AI last spring with the hope that it could use the company’s technology to automate the electric delivery vans that it […]

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Here’s How Ford F-150 Lightning And Mustang Mach-E Owners Can Unlock Extra Features

A lot of new vehicles have more ability than they arrive to owners with. In many cases, they are locked behind subscriptions but in the case of the Ford F-150 Lightning and the Mustang Mach-E, those abilities are just waiting for a person with the know-how to enable them. One YouTube channel just walked us […]

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Mercedes Won’t Sell Paid Subscription For More Power To European EV Owners

Already bored of your EV’s neck-snapping acceleration, or wishing you’d shelled out for a more powerful version? That isn’t problem for North American Mercedes buyers who will soon be able to “tune” their cars through an official “Acceleration Increase” subscription program. But Mercedes owners in the UK and Europe won’t be offered the power boost […]

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Sony And Honda Could Get PS5 Consoles Built In Their Electric Cars To Challenge Tesla

The new joint venture that Honda recently formed with Sony will use the latter’s music, movies, and, potentially, even the PlayStation 5 to gain an advantage over the competition. More than just a car, the vehicle that the companies create will be a tech showcase on wheels. Speaking to the Financial Times, Izumi Kawanishi, the […]

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Mercedes Releases A $1,200 Annual Subscription To Unlock A 60 To 110 HP For To Its EVs

Mercedes-Benz USA has posted a new product called “Acceleration Increase” to its online shop’s website. The new service costs $1,200 for one year (excluding tax) of the service, which can improve an EQ vehicle’s acceleration by 0.8 to 1.0 seconds. The automaker writes that the new service will “unleash enhanced performance for your car” and […]

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