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Volkswagen makes official investment in Argo AI, will share costs with Ford

More funding for Argo AI, shared costs between Ford and VW. Everyone wins.


Argo AI

Ford, Volkswagen and Argo AI made it official on Tuesday. VW has made an investment in the self-driving technology company, which charts a course for shared development costs for any autonomous vehicle technologies to come.

It’s unclear how deep VW reached into its wallet, but a previous report pegged a coming investment at $1.7 billion. At the time, Argo AI was reportedly valued at $4 billion, which would put VW’s investment at nearly 50% of its value. VW previously said it planned a total

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Rolls-Royce Cullinan 1:8 scale model costs over $17,000, takes 450 hours to create

Without the hand, would you be able to tell this is just a model?


Rolls-Royce

Do you own a Rolls-Royce Cullinan but feel sad because you can’t drive it too much due to coronavirus? Does your office, living room or bedroom not offer a view of your garage or driveway? Well now you’re in luck, because Rolls-Royce has unveiled a 1:8 scale model of the Cullinan for you to display in your house, and it looks so realistic it’s almost eerie.

Seriously, if it weren’t for the gloved hands in these photos, it would be nearly impossible to tell

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This blacked-out Porsche 911 engine costs $11K and will make you a helluva cup of coffee

It won’t make your car any faster, but it will make you talk a lot faster about your car.


Espresso Veloce

Porsche’s 911 has always been an expensive car when new, but for decades, old 911s were pretty cheap to buy. Finding a longhood (aka preimpact bumper era) 911 for well under $20,000 wasn’t that uncommon until a few years ago. 

Nowadays though, good luck finding one for under $50,000 that’s not a basket case. So what are you supposed to do if you’re a serious Porschephile and you’ve got a hankering for some flat-six goodness in your life? If

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