Waiting for My Model 3 (Part 2)

Waiting for My Model 3 (Part 2)

It has now been more than two years since I placed my pre-order for the Model 3. I remember staying up late the night of March 19, 2015. I was grinning from ear-to-ear knowing that my wife had already agreed to making the investment into an affordable electric vehicle. After all, my current lease was slated to expire a year later, which I assumed at the time would make for perfect timing for the transition. Without much hesitation, I placed…

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If These Cars Could Talk

If These Cars Could Talk

Toyota has plans to start selling U.S. vehicles that can talk to each other using short-range wireless technology. This technological and unprecedented enhancement is to be released in 2021. The feature is said to be more for safety than anything else since cars that could communicate in real-time would know to not move any closer in fear of a crash. Because of this announcement, the U.S. Transportation Department is now deciding whether or not this should become a mandatory feature…

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Monday Punday: CDs

Monday Punday: CDs

You have to applaud the creativity here. Please don’t try this at home. There are alternative solutions. You can get $25 off your next order over $250 with coupon code “CDS25.”

The New 2019 Ford Focus

The New 2019 Ford Focus

Earlier this week, Ford unveiled the next generation of its Ford Focus vehicle. The vehicle is slated to hit the streets sometime in 2019. According to the release notes, the vehicle will feature the CoPilot 360 system that was recently announced. What is the CoPilot 360 System? This new technology is a major technological progression for Ford. The suite of driver assisting applications include automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, and lane assist. Sounds pretty standard, right? Well, it’s all semi-autonomous,…

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The Importance of Choice

The Importance of Choice

In any open financial market, you probably know that price is merely a byproduct of two polarized principles. Supply Demand As you probably learned in grade school, the greater the supply of any given product, the less expensive it becomes. This is because if nobody is asking to buy it, suppliers will be left holding on to them. The opposite is true when demand in a product rises. Greater demand leads to fewer products being available, which creates scarcity. This…

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Honda Partners With Xcelerator

Honda Partners With Xcelerator

Honda Motor Co., traditionally one of Japan’s most independent automakers, is looking for continued transformation through an increase in technology. It’s launched a partnership and associated campaign that they’re calling “open innovation.” This news comes a few years after Honda’s partnership with the startup, Drivemode. Drivemode has since expanded the company’s technological capabilities, and presumably, opened their eyes to what’s possible in tech. The newly announced plan is to not only harness expertise in new fields such as connectivity, robotics…

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Nissan Looks To Sell Over a Million Electric Vehicles

Nissan Looks To Sell Over a Million Electric Vehicles

Nissan has proclaimed that it’s going all in on its future. And that future is layered with all kinds of electric vehicles. More specifically, Nissan is hoping to move at least one million electric cars annually by their fiscal year of 2022. So that doesn’t just mean total from now to then. They’re trying to ramp up their runway now so that they can reach that figure a few years down the road. In order to accomplish this, Nissan plans…

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Monday Punday: Avocado

Monday Punday: Avocado

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Renault to Merge with Nissan

Renault to Merge with Nissan

Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. have been in merger discussions recently. Both parties are seeking to solidify their two-decade-old alliance under a single entity as an unprecedented shift toward electric and shared cars continues to transform the auto industry. Renault currently owns 43 percent of Nissan, and Nissan owns a 15 percent stake in its French counterpart. Carlos Ghosn, the chairman of both companies, is driving the negotiations and would run the combined company. The newly created entity would…

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BMW & Daimler: Merging Mobility Services

BMW & Daimler: Merging Mobility Services

Daimler and BMW are officially bringing together their mobility businesses into one single juggernaut. The merging will split the company’s ownership exactly in half. What Brands Does This Include? In no particular order: Car share services – Car2Go and DriveNow Ride-hailing services – myTaxi, Chauffeur PrivĂ© and Clever Taxi Parking products – ParkNow and Parkmobile On-demand services – Moves and ReachNow Charging solutions – ChargeNow and Digital Charging Solutions If this deal is approved, it would bring together a large…

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