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Apple iCar: Imagining What The Tech Giant’s Foray Into The Automotive World Could Be Like


Rumor, conjecture, wishful thinking – no matter how you describe it, there’s no doubt Apple is dabbling in something automotive-related in what is one of the world’s worst-kept secrets.

Codenamed ‘Project Titan,’ it’s believed the electronics giant has long been working on an autonomous electric vehicle with an embedded ecosystem of hardware, software and connected services.

We’ve heard the rumors about potential tie-ups with Korea’s Hyundai Kia group, Germany’s Volkswagen Group, Japan’s Nissan and Canada’s Magna International. However, we want to know how the iCar will look, perform and what advanced technologies it will feature. Curious?

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India’s Mini-Craze for Bicycling Around the World

In 2017, Anoop Babani, Goa-based former journalist, was recuperating from a cycling accident when he encountered a book from 1931, With Cyclists Around the World, written by three Indians who, in the days before widespread paved roads and satellite communications, had biked around the world.

“A new China has been born in the world,” they wrote prophetically of one of their destinations. “Few see her; but those who do see, realize how she will affect world’s course and shape world’s history.” The cyclists—Adi Hakim, Jal Bapasola, and Rustom Bhumgara—chronicled their entire, unusual, four-and-a-half-year expedition. In early 20th-century India, cycling was

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LSD and the bike ride that changed the world

Known as Bicycle Day, on April 19 a young Albert Hofmann took a trip that revolutionized the face of psychedelics.

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This tiny car beat Tesla’s Model 3 as the best-selling EV in the world for January and February

The Hong Guang Mini EV edged out Tesla’s Model 3 as the top-selling electric vehicle in the world in January and February, not a small feat for the relatively new hatchback. More than 36,000 of the tiny cars sold in January, compared to about 21,500 Model 3s, and the Hong Guang sold just over 20,000 units last month, compared to just under 13,700 Tesla 3s.

The diminutive vehicle is made under a joint partnership between China’s state-owned SAIC Motor, Wuling Motors, and US carmaker General Motors, and is locally referred to simply as Wuling. The Hong Guang Mini EV

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Newly minted Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wants US to lead world in high-speed rail

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says the U.S. needs to “take things to the next level” and become a world leader in high-speed rail transportation. 

“As you know, the president is a big believer in passenger rail,” Buttigieg said during an interview on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” on Thursday. 


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“We’ve been asked to settle for less in this country, and I just don’t know why people in other countries ought to have better train service and more investment in high-speed

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