Month: May 2021

3:25 PM ET ESPN News Services Written off as too old to race full time, too old for a fourth Indianapolis 500 win, Helio Castroneves at long last joined that exclusive club in a popular victory for the old guys. Then Spider-Man scaled the Indianapolis Motor Speedway fence for his trademark victory celebration at the
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DETROIT — General Motors’ plan to restart most of its plants affected by the industry’s microchip shortage within about a month shows that the crisis might be starting to ebb. “It does suggest that things are improving — an early indicator that the industry maybe is starting to get on the other side of this,”
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The 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 time machine from “Back the Future” is the 29th car to join the National Historic Vehicle Register. Run by the Hagerty Drivers Foundation in collaboration with the United States Department of the Interior, the aim of the register is to “recognize and document” historically-significant vehicles, and the DeLorean-based time machine certainly
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By now you’ve heard of mobility as a service. Aircraft manufacturer Aerion Supersonic has its eyes on “speed as a service” — that is, supersonic flight technology capable of connecting any two locations across the globe within three hours. Matt Cram, chief commercial officer at the Reno, Nev., company, says its approach to sustainability along
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Automakers in the Indian automobile hub of Chennai will be allowed to keep operating, the state government said, amid protests by workers who fear catching COVID-19 in one of the country’s hardest-hit states. Tamil Nadu’s government on Friday extended a near-total lockdown as coronavirus infections and deaths rise in the southern state, where average cases
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7:00 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — Whenever the big, traditional sporting events pop up on the living room TV, from the Kentucky Derby to the Masters to those midweek midafternoon “WTH are they doing?” Olympic events, everyone loves that one guy in the room who is suddenly the expert on that sport, even though no one
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Construction crews have been working hard to renovate Detroit’s Michigan Central Station in order to turn it into Ford’s technology headquarters. The building, finished in 1913, has proven to be a trove of small, historical treasures, though. The latest such historical knick-knack is a pre-prohibition era Stroh’s beer bottle stuffed with a letter. Unfortunately, although
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German megasupplier Bosch, which has long been establishing its expertise in artificial intelligence, is contributing to a few NASA projects that show just how much life in space and the auto world can converge. Bosch, alongside space robotics company Astrobotic Technology Inc., the University of Washington, wireless charging provider WiBotic and NASA’S Glenn Research Center,
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