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Toyota introduces e-Palette, its mobile retail space

Toyota introduces e-Palette, its mobile retail space

The "e-Palette" vehicle platform features a boxy electric-powered minibus created to handle deliveries or even bring retail services to consumers, but can also be used for ridesharing and other purposes. In the near term, the alliance will focus on developing the battery-electric e-Palette, which will have an openā€source control interface that allows partner companies to install their own automated driving systems instead of Toyota's, if desired.


Here's Why GoPro Is Giving Up on Drones

Here's Why GoPro Is Giving Up on Drones

Lower than expected sales of the GoPro HERO5 Black camera have also not helped the situation and even the price of the newer HERO6 Black camera has had to be lowered to assist with sales. Preliminarily, GoPro expects revenue to be approximately $340 million for the fourth quarter of 2017, up slightly from $330 million in the prior quarter.


More pro-Brexit voices tipped for cabinet reshuffle today

More pro-Brexit voices tipped for cabinet reshuffle today

Justine Greening may lose her post as education secretary while the party chairman, Patrick McLoughlin, partly blamed for the Tories' election woes in which they lost their majority, is expected to face the sword. It is thought that Mrs May will take the opportunity to bring forward some more junior ministers, with Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis and Justice Minister Dominic Raab among those tipped for promotion.


Ford to offer diesel truck to gain fuel economy edge

Ford to offer diesel truck to gain fuel economy edge

The 2018 F-150 3.0 Power Stroke is headed to dealerships this spring, complete with an estimated EPA highway rating of 30 mpg. Although the new engine will be branded "Power Stroke", like the bigger 6.7-liter turbodiesel found in F-Series Super Duty trucks, the 3.0-liter unit is more closely related to an engine offered in Europe and in the USA under the hoods of Land Rover SUVs.



Firefox v57.0.4 Released With Fixes for Meltdown, Spectre Attacks

Here's a look at what's affected, what's being done about it and whether you should worry. At first, it was thought that it was Intel chips, estimated to be in 90pc of the world's computers, that were most at risk. These services, offered by Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM and others, give smaller companies access to data centers, web hosting and other services they need to run their businesses.