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Ford revealed its first-ever all-electric pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning

Ford has revealed its first-ever all-electric pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning. The truck debuted at Ford's headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. The 573-horsepower EV can tow up to 10,000 pounds and has a maximum driving range of 300 miles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ford has debuted its first all-electric pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning. The Lightning has two electric motors that make 573 horsepower. Its...

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How co-drivers prevent rally-car drivers from crashing

Just like airplane pilots have their copilots, rally drivers have a co-driver sitting right next to them during each race. The codriver's main job is to read out loud a series of prewritten directions called "pacenotes" that the driver uses to navigate each stage. It's these notes that allow the driver to continue at full speed without hesitating at the courses' most dangerous sections in order to get the best possible...

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The real reasons we don't have flying cars

Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: For over a century, people have imagined a future with flying cars. We've seen them in movies, concepts from automakers, and fully functioning prototypes. Even Ford came close to purchasing the Taylor Aerocar for distribution in the '40s. But the fact remains, these vehicles aren't ready for mass production. Yet, the technology available today is advanced enough to make this a reality....

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Why Spa-Francorchamps remains one of the world's most dangerous race tracks

Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps continues to be one of the world's most dangerous race tracks Since 1922, the legendary Belgian road course has been the ultimate test for racers, having claimed the lives of almost 50 competitors. Sébastien Buemi, four-time winner of the 6 Hours of Spa, takes us turn by turn through the track to show us just what makes Spa so dangerous. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is a...

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24 Hours of Le Mans champion breaks down the world's most famous race

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is arguably the world's best known automobile race. Run annually since 1923, it features motorsports' top drivers circling the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe over and over for 24 hours straight. It's a grueling and exhausting competition on one of the most dangerous racetracks around. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video. Neel: That's the special thing...