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Lyndon Johnson-- yes, that's his real name-- is a journalist, editor and avid fan of cars and motorcycles. In his spare time between writing/editing for a small-town weekly newspaper and nailing perfect rev-matched downshifts while managing Facebook's Manual Transmission Preservation Society, he freelances at Technology Tell's In-Car Tech Tell.

Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro shown at LA Auto Show

Hydrogen fuel cell-powered cars are the future. That’s why the Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro is being put in the hands of journalists at LA Auto Show.

Ford names FuelSignal app hackathon winners at CCE

At Connected Car Expo during LA Auto Show this week, the automaker named FuelSignal the winner in its Connected Car-Connected City App Pursuit hackathon.

GM says Chevrolet Volt charging to become easier

U.S. Department of Energy said more than 80% of Chevrolet Volt owners’ trips never use gasoline, so GM said it will soon be easier to charge the Volt.

Okay, I want the Mini scooter EV. Stop laughing.

There is a Mini scooter with an electric powertrain for when your foot gets tired. I’m here to tell you I’m secure enough in my manhood to say I want it.

Audi MIB-2 brings NVIDIA Tegra processor to the dashboard

Audi calls its modular entertainment platform MIB. This week, we learned the latest MIB version is bringing NVIDIA Tegra processing power to Audi dashboards.

TDOT urges motorists to “keep your head out of your apps”

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is encouraging motorists to avoid distracted driving with the message “KEEP YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR APPS.”

Nissan LEAF key in vehicle-to-home grid research, automaker says

Nissan said it is providing 13 Nissan LEAFs to the U.S. Department of Defense to study how 13 Nissan LEAFs can make use of vehicle-to-grid technologies.

Nissan LEAF owners in Chicago to get free public charging

Nissan continued rolling out its “No Charge to Charge” promotion by announcing Nissan LEAF owners in Chicago now qualify for free public EV charger use.

MagnaFlow announces new gas truck black exhaust systems

Some of us don’t love chrome, but we do want high-performance exhaust systems for our trucks. For us, Magnaflow introduced new black-coated exhaust systems.

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EVolution: Threefer madness

Electric vehicles (EVs) are not for everyone — at least, not yet. But one reader who reached out to us this week said he went whole-hog with three EVs — and he even juices them up on solar power.

Volvo uses Google Cardboard for “virtual test drive”

At Los Angeles International Auto Show, the Volvo XC90 display will offer show-goers a “virtual test drive” using Google Cardboard and a smartphone.

Ford dealers to get wind turbines, solar panels in partnership

Ford announced it is teaming with Wind Energy Corporation in a $750,000 program that will install wind turbines and solar panels at four Ford dealerships.

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