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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Hyundai’s upscale sibling Genesis grabbed the most oohs and ahs of the New York auto show with the rollout of a gorgeous urban EV concept car, the Genesis Mint. It set the tone for the Big Apple’s emphasis on smaller cars, mainstream, and premium, some with alternative powerplants. The metro New York Region comprising New

Self-Driving Cars Would Shut Down New York if 10 Percent Got Hacked

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Self-driving cars are coming, and they’re going to be more connected than anything on the road today. There may come a day when most or all vehicles in a city are self-driving, and they’ll most likely communicate with each other to make traffic move more efficiently. What happens if you hack a few of those

Formula E Racing Takes New York, Looks to No-Car-Swap Future

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Formula E electric car race series is hot — and getting hotter. Season 4 ended in Brooklyn with competitive racing, great views of the Manhattan skyline, and a compelling storyline about advances in racecar batteries and battery management paying off for owners of future electric vehicles. There were celebrities, of course, and a great

The Best Cars and SUVs of the 2018 New York Auto Show

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. More useful than sexy. That’s the kind of cars and SUVs unveiled at this year’s North American International Auto Show (NYIAS): popular vehicles that fall into the mainstream on pricing. This includes new SUVs from Acura (RDX), Subaru (Forester) and Toyota (RAV4), and the sixth-generation Altima sedan from Nissan. You can’t have an auto show

What to Expect at the 2018 New York Auto Show: Crush of Crossovers, a Couple Key Sedans

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The New York Auto Show will be heavy on new and enhanced crossovers and SUVs when it opens later this week. Among key models that will be unveiled at the show will be new or mid-life refreshes for the Acura RDX, Hyundai Tucson, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, and Volkswagen Atlas five-seater variant. Also look for

City in Upstate New York Issues Temporary Ban on Bitcoin Mining

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s getting harder to turn a profit mining Bitcoin because it takes longer and electricity isn’t free. There are some places it’s pretty cheap, though. Many mining operations are run out of China for this reason, but there’s one US city where electricity is surprisingly affordable: Plattsburgh, New York. Miners have flocked to this small

Best cars of the 2017 New York auto show

It’s that time of the year again: Mainstream cars get their due at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, along with fuel cell concepts, mega-SUVs, and an 840-hp barely legal five-passenger Dodge sedan/drag racer. Toyota brought to New York its eighth generation Camry, the country’s top-selling sedan; Hyundai refreshed the Sonata, its best-seller; Buick unveiled its sixth-generation Regal sedan (also bowing as a wagon); and Acura refreshed its TLX

2017 New York auto show crowded with bigger, higher-end SUVs

Look for a lot of big SUVs and high-end SUVs at the New York International Auto Show this year. Automakers are betting fuel prices will stay stable the next couple years at $ 2.50 a gallon or less, so the cost of upsizing won’t be so costly. While NYIAS is held in crowded Manhattan at the Javits Center, the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut is the

New York Public Library celebrates Beverly Cleary's birthday

“Ramona Quimby” books were Beverly Cleary’s best-known works. The New York Public Library is celebrating the birthday of the beloved children’s book author Tuesday by creating a list of librarians’ favorite Cleary works. Of course, there’s no question that Cleary’s global hit — the “Ramona Quimby” series — dominates the list. The No. 1 Cleary book among NYPL staff is “Ramona the Pest,” which was published in 1968 and is

New York health exchange plans to cover 470G more in 2016

Jupiterimages/Getty Images Monthly premiums are $ 20 for New Yorkers earning up to 200% of the poverty level. The state’s health exchange expects to enroll over 470,000 New Yorkers in its new low-cost option for coverage this year. Testifying at an Assembly hearing this week, Donna Frescatore, an executive with the exchange, said New York chose to participate with the Essential Plan, an option under the federal Affordable Care Act