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UK’s Dyson to build electric car

Dyson, best known as a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, hand driers and air filters, will build an electric car by 2020, founder James Dyson said on Tuesday. The company is investing £1bn to develop the car, plus the

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Ethereum gets big corporate backers

An effort to transform how businesses work by using blockchain technology added new members from multiple industries as Toyota, Merck, State Street and other companies joined industry group the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

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Driverless cars now learning from GTA V

In the race to the autonomous revolution, developers have realised there aren’t enough hours in a day to clock the real-world miles needed to teach cars how to drive themselves. Which is why Grand Theft Auto V is in the mix. The blockbuster

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VW gets serious about electric cars

Volkswagen’s namesake brand will present the concept of a fully electric crossover model in Shanghai next week to challenge Tesla’s Model X as the German manufacturer gears up to roll out a new zero-emission

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Tesla tops GM’s market value

Elon Musk’s Tesla briefly surpassed General Motors to become America’s most valuable car maker, eclipsing a company whose well-being was once viewed as interdependent with the nation’s. A week after topping Ford, Tesla climbed

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BMW SA bets big on electric cars

Electric cars are the future of the automobile, Germany’s iconic luxury vehicle brand BMW believes. And it’s about to make a big investment in South Africa to back up this view. Worldwide, the race to electric vehicles is hotting up as leading vehicle manufacturers

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Toyota Auris XR HSD review

When people are asked to think of a hybrid vehicle, the first name that invariably pops into their heads is Toyota’s iconic Prius. But the Japanese carmaker is intent on making full hybrids — cars that can run solely on a battery-powered motor or a petrol engine or a combination of both — available across its range