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ecocar 2%3A plugging in to the future

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SensePlug.io SAM Plug and Power Strip

With a built-in environmental sensors, smart USB ports, and promises of IFTTT-compatibility, these crowdfunded plugs could put some pressure on WeMo.

May 6, 2014

MSRP: $49.00

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2015 BMW i8

BMW went back to the drawing board to come up with the i8, a car with three motors, four seats, all-wheel-drive, and a swooping exterior that's straight out of the future. Our first impressions on the road.

September 13, 2013

MSRP: $135,700.00

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Wayne State University to compete in EcoCar 2

A team of students from Wayne State University's College of Engineering will participate in EcoCar 2: Plugging in to the Future.

By April 21, 2011

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2015 Audi A3 2.0T Quattro

The 2015 Audi A3 2.0T Quattro hits a sweet spot, balancing comfort with a bit of sportiness, connected tech with a great low-distraction interface, and a small-car feel with luxury appointment.

May 30, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating May 30, 2014
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Nissan to make plug-in hybrid in eco-car push

Company plans a new plug-in hybrid by 2015 as part of a strategy based on environmental auto technologies and corporate sustainability strategy.

By October 24, 2011

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Why Nike is pulling the plug on FuelBand

Fitness-tracking wristbands are a hot gadget category, but Nike doesn’t see a future in FuelBand hardware. Also: Microsoft tests a new Office program and Nintendo’s Game Boy celebrates a noteworthy birthday.

By April 21, 2014

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Why Nike is pulling the plug on FuelBand

Fitness-tracking wristbands are a hot gadget category, but Nike doesn’t see a future in FuelBand hardware. Also: Microsoft tests a new Office program and Nintendo’s Game Boy celebrates a noteworthy birthday.

By April 21, 2014

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BMW Concept X5 eDrive test drive: A big SUV with a big battery and a plug

BMW has been making waves with its i3 and i8, but now it's time for the company's more-traditional cars to get some bigger battery packs. We take a prototype plug-in hybrid X5 SUV for a quick spin.

By April 16, 2014

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My date with iCracked on-site iPhone repair, part 2

How much does it cost for a tech to come to you, and is it worth it?

By June 11, 2014

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Peeking under the hood at the EcoCar Challenge

On May 20, I visited GM's Desert Proving grounds in Yuma, Arizona as the teams prepared to test their vehicles in the second stage of the competition. Seeing these modified SUVs in various stages of undress and watching students racing to troubleshoot and reassemble their vehicles like young NASCAR pit teams, I quickly realized that my college experience was a waste of time.

By June 4, 2010