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BMW’s self-riding motorcycle demonstrates its ghostly capability at 2019 CES

BMW brought its self-riding motorcycle to the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show to show off its technology for the first time in the United States. The bike rode around by itself in a parking lot, looking like a motorcycle possessed. The concept BMW demonstrated at CES came to life after two years of work in the “ConnectedRide” program, which aims to learn more about the rider experience and develop better safety features for riders. Recall, BMW first showed off the self-riding motorcycle last September in Germany. The concept is capable of starting the…

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz has just launched a redesigned GLE for 2020, and that means a redesigned GLE Coupe is coming soon. Today we have new spy shots and video of the coupe-like crossover SUV, which is currently undergoing cold-weather tests in northern Europe. It’s immediately clear that the the designers are going with a sleeker, more athletic look for the second-generation GLE Coupe. There’s even a large rear spoiler attached to some of the testers, likely part of an AMG Line styling package. A photo including the regular GLE provides a good…

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2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet revealed with new looks, faster top operation, more power

The 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera, the so-called 992 generation, will take its time to roll out in its various versions in 2019. We saw the S and 4S coupe models at the 2018 LA Auto Show in November, and Tuesday we got our first official look at the same versions of the Cabriolet body style. Like the coupe, the 2020 Porsche Carrera S and 4S Cabriolets will launch with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter flat-6 that spins out 443 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque, gains of 23 and 22, respectively, from…

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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus comes with more power, range

Nissan on Tuesday finally unveiled a long-range option for its Leaf electric car. The 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus made its debut at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and will be in showrooms in the spring. Nissan didn’t say how much the Leaf Plus would cost when it goes on sale. The Plus in the name means this Leaf comes with a 62-kwh battery, which Nissan estimates will be good for an EPA-rated range of 226 miles. That compares to the standard Leaf, redesigned for 2018, whose 40-kwh…

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