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The 10 best tech cars of 2013

The 10 best tech cars of 2013

1 of 11 Next Here at ExtremeTech, the best cars are the cars with the best technology. In 2013, just about every car is fast enough, they all have the safety basics including seat belts, electronic stability control and airbags, and most get decent fuel economy for their size. What’s left is the technology that helps you correct driving errors, ...

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Why do electric cars suck in cold weather?

Why do electric cars suck in cold weather?

In hindsight, it’s not surprising the Mitsubishi MiEV EV I drove barely made it to 50 miles rather than its rated 62 miles (100 km). It was a dark and chilly if not stormy early December night and that killed the range. When you drive an EV, “your mileage may vary” includes cold weather as well as hard acceleration and ...

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2013 LA Auto Show: The best tech cars

Los Angeles might be America’s best auto show even if New York, Detroit, and Chicago draw more, claim more tradition, or boast bigger convention centers. Southern California is America’s epicenter for cars, style and culture. Other shows are where you see the next big pickup truck or taxicab. LA is where you see the future and that’s reflected in the ...

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