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Einride reveals driverless all-electric logging truck

Swedish tech startup Einride has designed T-log, a fully electric and autonomous logging truck, which is designed to hit public roads by 2020. While many car companies, including Jaguar and Tesla, are developing vehicles with driverless capabilities, Einride have gone a step further and removed the driver’s compartment altogether. As a more powerful version of the startup’s previous T-pod model

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How to replace an alternator and drive belt

Over the past several years, the reliability of vehicle charging systems has certainly improved. However, if you own an older vehicle, sooner or later a warning light on your dashboard is going to tell you that the alternator has failed. Alternators seldom experience a total failure, but the relatively low cost

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How to replace a valve cover gasket

An engine that’s burning oil spews obvious signs and signals. Clouds of smoke at startup or when getting on and off the throttle visually show where that quart of oil every 500 miles is going. If the dipstick is reading low and there’s no sign of oil smoke, suspect an

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How to replace a timing chain

Pistons traveling up and down inside an engine are only half of the internal combustion story. While the pistons are responsible for the grunt work of spinning the crankshaft, it is the intake and exhaust valves that allow each one of the cycles crucial to the operation of a four-stroke

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Volkswagen introduces pod-like Sedric concept car for fully driverless future

German car manufacturer Volkswagen has imagined a friendly new shape for cars of the future based on emerging electric and driverless technologies. Sedric (SElf-DRIving Car) was unveiled yesterday at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. It is the company’s first fully autonomous concept car, designed for a time when autonomous technology on the roads no longer requires the supervision

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Jaguar electrifies its classic E-type car

Jaguar has unveiled a zero-emissions version of its iconic E-type model, which it hopes will “future-proof classic-car ownership”. The luxury British motor company has created a new prototype of the 1960s sports car and equipped it with a fully electric engine. It will present the car at a tech festival at London’s Central Saint

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