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Roberto Baldwin


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Recent articles by Roberto:

Toyota’s 2021 Rav4 hybrid gets a plug

Thanks to the highly popular Prius, Toyota helped make the hybrid a viable alternative to gas-only vehicles. A few years ago, it added a plug-in version, the Pr... → Read More

Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai gets a new, luxurious look

Toyota's next-generation hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai looks amazing. → Read More

Bugatti's record-breaking speed run required special wheels and nerves of steel

Speed kills. That had to be on the minds of Bugatti and Michelin engineers (and driver Andy Wallace), when together they pushed a modified Chiron to 304.77 mil... → Read More

Airstream Bambi: Keep connected while off the grid

Our connected lives can be overwhelming. A constant stream of notifications, horrifying news, and seriously, why hasn't your latest Instagram post of your c... → Read More

Uber brings all of its services into a single app in new test

Uber is testing app versions that combine all its services. → Read More

Gogoro’s smaller scooter is built for international expansion

Gogoro wants to go global with its latest battery-swapping scooter. → Read More

Echo Flex is an inexpensive way to put Alexa in any outlet

Not content with the rather larger number of Alexa devices already on the market, Amazon just announced the Echo Flex that plugs directly into the wall. Sort of... → Read More

Alexa can mimic celebrities, starting with Samuel L. Jackson

During its hardware extravaganza, Amazon announced that its neural text to speech technology (Neural TTS) in Alexa has advanced enough that it can mimic celebri... → Read More

Porsche welcomes challenge from Tesla as it adapts to the EV world

Porsche looks to a future beyond the traditional powertrain and ownership. → Read More

Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood

"We are a game-changer and a provocateur," Lamborghini's CTO, Maurizio Reggiani told Engadget. The automaker has a long history of making waves with traffic-sto... → Read More

Even BMW’s ‘Vantablack’ X6 gets caught by LiDAR

BMW decided to paint one of its X6 SUVs black. But not just any black; Vantablack the darkest pigment ever created. Then they brought it to the Frankfurt Auto S... → Read More

BMW shows off a fuel-cell version of its X5 SUV

Sure, the fuel-cell infrastructure issue hasn't been solved yet, but that hasn't stopped automakers from showing off new hydrogen-powered vehicles. At the Frank... → Read More

Inside Volkswagen's all-electric ID.3

While the exterior of a car is important (no one wants to drive an ugly car), the interior is where you spend most of your time. While the powertrain (electric)... → Read More

Volkswagen teases the ID.3's larger EV sibling

Volkswagen is teasing the first US-bound ID-based EV at Frankfurt. → Read More

Audi teases the E-Tron Sportback with a short cameo

At the Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi gave attendees a sneak peek at the upcoming Audi E-Tron Sportsback via a rave-worthy light show. The vehicle isn't supposed to... → Read More

Audi’s A:Trail concept is an off-road EV with drones for headlights

Concept cars are a dime a dozen. Concepts that are built specifically to be taken offroad, those are a special breed of fun. At Frankfurt International Auto Sho... → Read More

Mercedes' Vision EQS is a peek at its EV future

Mercedes' EQ EV sub-brand continues to grow with new cars being added it seems like every few months. That's good news for fans of luxury vehicles also want to... → Read More

Lamborghini's V12 gets electrified with the 819HP Sian hybrid

Lamborghini's hybrid forgoes batteries for a supercapacitor. → Read More

Volkswagen takes the wraps off the production-ready ID.3 EV

After announcing the MEB modular electric-car platform at CES in 2016 on the heels of Dieslegate, the automaker went on a tear announcing a microbus, dune buggy... → Read More

Lotus’ EV supercar hints at the automaker’s future

Lotus is known for its light, nimble and fast cars. But it's been a few years since they introduced an updated vehicle. 2017, to be exact (with the Evora). But... → Read More