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Toyota all terrain minivan

Most people would agree that minivans are more about safety and comfort for families (read: not sexy) than jaw-dropping awesomeness. Well, here to kick that idea right to the curb is the Toyota Ultimate Utility Vehicle or UUV. But don’t run to the nearest dealer just yet as this is made for Toyota’s Ever Better Expedition, a 110 day/16,500 mile trek across North America as part of their Five Continents driving project. Beginning with the wagon-like Sienna, Toyota creates awesome by dropping it on top of a lifted Tacoma chassis along with the addition of off-road lights, winch, etc. Further details are limited as Toyota has been tight-lipped about it, but you can catch the UUV at 2015 SEMA Show.

Original article and photo found on: http://coolmaterial.com/rides/toyota-all-terrain-minivan/

What is the best USB car charger

The best USB car charger is the compact but powerful Scosche reVOLT 12 W + 12 W. At 4.8 amps, it’s rated as one of the most powerful car chargers you can buy. When we had an engineer test the claim, it exceeded advertised performance specs, which means it provides the fastest charge possible for tablets and phones outside of a wall plug. We seriously considered and tested 8 models to find that though other chargers are as powerful, the Scosche exceeds its power claims, is by far the most compact charger available, and has the benefit of being cheap as well.

Ford gives vehicle 11 gears

How many gears did your first car or truck have? Three? Four? Five? When I was growing up four-speed automatics were pretty common (and some manufacturers still use them today), and manuals were mostly 5-speeds. There was an occasional sixth thrown into the mix, but that was it.

will self driving cars crash the insurance industry

Insurance companies have been active participants in studies aimed at figuring out how self-driving cars will work in the real world. It makes sense, considering that before robocars take to the world’s roads, insurers must firmly establish who will be held liable in the event of a crash.

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The excitement over self-driving cars might be vomit-inducing. No, really. Researchers at University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute polled 3,200 people across the world and discovered that between 6 and 12 percent of adults will get motion sickness from riding in autonomous. Professors Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle, who spearheaded the survey, explain there are three reasons why this happens.