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Recent articles by Andrew:

Rivian's used batteries will help support energy independence in Puerto Rico

Its first project is in Puerto Rico, but this solution could work well anywhere. → Read More

FCA inks deals with EU utilities to flesh out public, private EV charging networks

FCA is still playing catch-up in the EV space, but this should help a bit. → Read More

Hand sanitizer will kill germs, but it could also kill your car’s interior

A majority of the stuff on your skin isn't exactly great to slather on materials like leather. → Read More

2020 Chevy Silverado HD starts at $35,695

That's a whole lot of truck for not a whole lot of scratch. → Read More

Volvo joins BMW and Mercedes in pan-European data-sharing pilot project

The groups will share anonymized safety data to hopefully make driving even safer. → Read More

Nissan thinks its batteries will outlast the EVs they're in by a decade or more

There's just the matter of figuring out what to do with them all. → Read More

Ionity launches first 350-kW EV chargers in the UK

It's part of the group's effort to cover Europe in future-proofed juice machines. → Read More

Self-driving startup Aurora will acquire Blackmore for its lidar tech

If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em. → Read More

New US Senate bill would mandate rear-seat alerts for new cars

It would also require investigating the feasibility of retrofitting older cars with the same tech. → Read More

Self-driving trucks go postal in USPS two-week pilot

TuSimple's trucks will help deliver mail in the American Southwest. → Read More

Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid packs a lot of torque and over 25 miles of electric range

Best of all, it's not staying in Europe. → Read More

2020 Chevy Traverse won't let teens leave Park until they're buckled up

Buckle to Drive is a new feature rolling out as part of Chevrolet's Teen Driver nanny. → Read More

Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle shows off the future of passenger protection

It's capable of Level 4 autonomy, sure, but the rest of its tech is definitely worth your attention. → Read More

Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle isn't your average GLE-Class

The idea of the Mercedes-Benz Experimental Safety Vehicle, which previews life-saving technologies that could show up in future production cars, has been around for decades. → Read More

White House punts on imported car tariff, decision delayed up to six months

This uncertainty isn't likely to sit well with any automaker. → Read More

Tesla beams Lane Departure Avoidance upgrade to Model 3 owners

It will eventually expand to all vehicles built after October 2016. → Read More

Smart will leave the US, Canadian markets when the 2019 model year concludes

It has sold fewer than 100 cars each month in 2019 thus far. → Read More

Avengers: Endgame ad brings out Audi E-Tron to help Captain Marvel

Yes, even Goose makes an appearance. → Read More

Aston Martin DBS 59 makes the Superleggera even more desirable somehow

Only 24 of these will be produced by Aston's in-house personalization team. → Read More

Optional headlights deliver IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus to 2019 BMW X5

Sadly, the standard headlights couldn't do better than a Poor rating. → Read More