The Mitsubishi Super Height K-Wagon Concept Has Stolen My Heart

If you love Kei cars, then get ready for the Mitsubishi Super Height K-Wagon concept to get your heart beating a little faster, because this thing is delightful. The little van with the big personality debuted earlier at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, and I really want to live in the future that it’s been built for.

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Google’s new apps are about reining in screen time

Back at I/O 2018, Google introduced Digital Wellbeing, a feature in Android that the company designed to help users manage their smartphone usage. Today Google has introduced five new apps — called Unlock Clock, Post Box, We Flip, Desert Island and…

Lexus shows 2030s concept in Tokyo, will build an electric car in 2020

This year’s Tokyo auto show just got underway in Japan, and in keeping with the zeitgeist, there’s plenty of new electric vehicles at the show. However, like the annual Frankfurt auto show, seeing some of the debuts can be frustrating from a US perspective. For example, Mazda has a cool new battery EV—with suicide doors—but like the cute Honda E there are no plans to bring it to America. But one Japanese brand that will bring us a BEV is Lexus. It plans to bring the as-yet unseen electric car to the US and China in 2020, although everyone has to wait until November to actually see what it looks like.

In the meantime, the company has the LF-30 concept to keep us guessing. Before anyone gets ahead of themselves, this is absolutely not what a production Lexus EV will look like next year. The clue is in the name—”30″ refers to the year 2030, so this really is one of those corporate flights of fancy that still requires an enabling technology or two to be perfected first.

The LF-30 uses individual hub motors mounted in each wheel, which, it says, allow the design to “visually express the energy created by the wheels set at the corners of the vehicle body streaming toward the vehicle cabin and past the driver to directly flow onto the road surface.” With no traditional hood upon which to mount its Cylon-shaped grille (officially known as the “spindle”), the spindle shape shows up all over the place—an angle here in the window line, a crease there in an air intake.

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The 2019 Ford Edge ST Needs To Be Sharper Or Cheaper

The 2019 Ford Edge ST is certainly quicker than its more pedestrian stablemates, but it lacks the raw performance capabilities of its smaller, more famous cousins, the Focus ST and the Fiesta ST. As a more-exciting-than-stock family car, it does just fine, even if the asking price is a little stiff.

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Watch the first teaser for Netflix’s CG ‘Ghost in the Shell’ series

Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell anime, alongside teasers for three other animated series the company plans to release throughout the fall and into 2020.

We’re Really Doing This, Huh

I was hoping it wouldn’t be this bad. I saw the spy videos of the new BMW 4 Series running around the Nürburgring, and though the car was heavily camouflaged, it seemed like maybe the gigantic nose from the BMW Concept 4 had been dialed down significantly. Perhaps, I figured, somebody had come to their senses.

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Huawei will finally release its $2,400 Mate X phone on November 15th

After multiple delays, Huawei's foldable Mate X is nearly ready for launch — but only in its homeland. Huawei is launching the phone in China on November 15th for ¥16,999, or roughly $2,400. Suddenly, the Galaxy Fold seems like a bargain. You…

Get An Echo Dot For $9, Plus a Month of Music Streaming.

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The Honda E Was Originally Planned For The United States

There has been a lot of coverage that the wonderful Honda E is not being put on sale in America, but today the car’s project leader revealed that the car was originally intended to be sold here. And that’s not all.

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Amazon adds thousands of Counter pick-up locations in the US

While Amazon's competitors were scrambling to match its same-day and next-day delivery options, the e-commerce giant was apparently working on its more experimental approach to deliveries. It launched its Counter pick-up option in the US back in June…