Rivian Factory Takes Shape, Rivian R1T & R1S Could Come Late

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New images showing the Rivian factory showed that the factory taking shape and while everything seems to be doing fine for the company, it is highly possible that the Rivian R1S and R1T will not be arriving on time.

Rivian did announce that they will be shutting down their factory during the pandemic to show the spread as well as protect their team but added that that has not stopped them from making progress.

They added that their teams have been working from living rooms, kitchen tables, backyards, basements and new cleaned out closets to bring the vehicles to life but of course, with the delay of the factory, it will probably mean that the vehicles will have to be pushed back.

Rivian is trying to minimize the disruption to their schedule but they do not have anything to announce at this point.


Tesla Model Y: Sandy Munro Gives It A Thumbs Up!

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Sandy Munro, the professional car dismantler and manufacturing consultant was far from impressed with the Tesla Model 3 when he tested it out back in 2018 but it looks like he might have a different opinion on the Tesla Model Y.

Munro was given a sneak preview of the upcoming Tesla Model Y and he told Bloomberg that the vehicle “will sell” adding that Tesla buyers will “overlook everything” while other buyers “won’t see” what they see.

Of course, this does not mean the Modle Y is perfect as he did find a few faults like the inconsistencies in the gaps on the front hood and hatch and dirt in the paint but he seems to be impressed with the flat floor of the cargo area and Tesla’s powertrain and electronics.

He added that the Tesla Model Y is “much better” compared to Model 3. Production of the Model Y has already started but things are being put on hold on due to the pandemic.


2021 Nissan Rogue Design Leaked In Patent Files

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Nissan’s plan was to show off its new 2020 Nissan Rogue by the end of this year but it looks like the design of the upcoming model is no longer a surprise ow thanks to the patent images.

The patent images were published online by Brazil’s Ministry of Economy giving is a clear view of what the vehicle will look like when it finally arrives.

From what we can see, the vehicle will be getting a brawnier looking exterior design with a thinner grille in front. Depending on the market, the vehicle should also be offered with a few powertrain options with plug-in hybrid options possibly being offered to some European countries.

Nissan has not made any announcement or statement yet after the leaked but it is believed that the vehicle will be making its debut this year before arriving in 2021.


Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Offered For Free!

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If you have been looking to try out the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer mode, you will have this weekend to try it out as the developer is offering it for free starting from the 3rd of April until the 6th of April.

One of the playlists that will be available this weekend includes “Stocked Up, locked Down which will rotate between Atlas Superstore and Shoothourse maps in Team Deathmatch, Domination, and more. Other modes include the Ground War which is the 64v64 model and Gunfight.

If you like what you see and would like to continue playing, you will have to pay full price to get the game as it does not seem like the developer is offering up any promotions for the game at this point.

Even if you don’t plan to buy it, this is a good opportunity for you to level up your weapon for Warzone.


Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Turns Into A Raptor

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For now, those that want a compact dune-running truck will have to look to Ford and Ram but one owner decided to turn his Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 into one with the help of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Current Performance.

The vehicle was fitted with a 6.2 liter supercharged LT4 V8 engine that we have seen in models like the C7 Corvette. The vehicle was then given the LT4 supercharger upgrade kit which will come with the new supercharger drive belt, idlers pulley, 9.2inch drive damper pully and more. This will allow the engine to deliver about 720hp and 730lb ft of torque.

Of course, all these upgrades will come at a price as it is estimated that the new supercharged LT4 crate engine will cost an additional $15,000 while the Lingenfelter 720 hp supercharger kit will cost $1095. That is on top of the $44,490 that you will need to pay to get the Colorado ZR2.

Would you pay to get something like that?


2021 Chevrolet Corvette: New Changes Up Ahead

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You can’t place an order for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette right now as the order book has been closed so fans are looking forward to seeing what the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette will have to offer.

Production is said to start in September this year and according to a C8 Corvette Owner page, the 2021 model will be coming in with a Magnetic Selective Ride Control as an option. That means there will no longer be a need for the Z51 Performance Package anymore.

On the inside, the vehicle will come with two new seat options for the 3LT trim. Customers can choose from the suede-trimmed Strike Yellow with Sky Cool Gray or the Jet Black leather option with Sky Cool Gray. All models will also come with wireless Apple CarPlay.

On the outside, there will be two new color options, Silver Flare and Red Mist Tintcoat. We do not know when the 2021 model will be announced or when the order book will open but a lot of people are looking to put their names down already.


2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid To Come With V6?

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It is no secret that the upcoming 2021 Ford F-150 pickup truck will be coming with a hybrid option but what we did not know was what hybrid engine we will be seeing under the hood.

Well, new reports now seem to suggest that the vehicle will be coming in with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that could possibly be turbocharged. The sheet that was leaked also showed the other engine options that the Ford F-150 could be offered with including the 2.7-liter turbo V6 engine, the 3.3 liters naturally aspirated V6 engine, the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine, and the 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel engine.

The vehicle was also seen getting testing with some changes on the outside including new grilles, headlights, and taillights. For now, we do not know if this leaked engine sheet is the real deal but if it is, what do you think of the engine offerings?


Hyundai Palisade N, Nexo N & Prophecy N Already Have Design Set

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Fans of Hyundai’s N models have been begging Hyjndau for more N models and while Hyundai is not ready to offer any yet, they are showing their fans how some of these models could look like if Hyundai were to offer them with an N model.

Hyundai released renderings of their Palisade, Nexo, and Prophecy with their N design and we are not disappointed at all. The vehicles look impressive and fierce.

Sadly, it was made pretty clear in the postings that these are just April Fool’s Day joke and that they do not plan to produce any of them but it does show us that Hyundai does know how to design some mean looking N models.

You can check out all three models on their Instagram page where you get to see the front, side, and back of the N models. What do you think?


Tesla Will Join COVID-19 Fight By Supplying Ventilators For Free

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Automakers are turning their plants into ventilator producing plants and that includes Tesla who has now announced that they have extra FDA-approved ventilators that can be shipped for free to hospitals in the regions where they deliver.

Tesla added that the device and shipping will be free and that the only requirement is that the vents are needed for patients immediately and are not being stored in a warehouse.

They did not say how many ventilators they have to offer but at least they are now joining the fight as opposed to two weeks ago when Elon Musk seems to question if there is going to be a need for them to make ventilators from their plant.

Other automakers that are also working on making more ventilators for the hospitals include Ford who will be making 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days.


Lucid Air Production EV To Be Pushed Back

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Lucid Air was supposed to show off their new Air luxury sedan at the New York Auto Show but since that event will be pushed back, Lucid Air would also have to push back their sedan to a later date.

According to Lucid, they currently do not have time for the reveal but Peer Rawlinson, the Lucid CEO did add that the company is still making progress despite the pandemic.

It was added that their supply chain remains committed to starting production for the Lucid Air. We know that Lucid will be working on LG Chem to work on their battery cells that are said to be powering the Dream Edition, the first edition model that could be offering up to 400miles of range when it arrives.

Well, hopefully, we will have more information on the vehicle soon.


First Volkswagen Golf Race Car Could Be Yours?

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Looking at the Volkswagen Golf, most people would not think of it as a race car but Rolf Nothelle, the German tuner did turn one into a race car back in 1975 and now that model is up for sale.

The Volkswagen Golf was given a flare over each wheel and later drove it to the Hockenheimring’s Grand Prix circuit and even nabbed the first spot. Later that year, the GTI was created marking the Golf as a solid race car.

The original vehicle is now up for auction. The vehicle was originally powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that will be offering about 162hp but was later fitted with a 1.8 liter four engine.

If the Golf is not your thing, other Volkswagen collectibles like the 1951 split window Beetle and the 1971 Karmann Ghia convertible are also available for sale.


Halo 2: Anniversary Master Chief Collection For PC Get More Info

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The developer of Halo 2 has been trying to keep their fans updated on what is going on with the game by releasing a new blog post talking about the changes.

According to the post, the Halo 2: Anniversary beta will be coming in with a packed with new challenge system, customization options, theater mode, campaign missions for the PC version. Those that get selected for the early access play session will get to try out those features.

With the new challenge system, players will have a few tasks to complete through the beta testing. For now, there is no word yet of when this challenge system will also be a part of the release or if the progress made will be brought over.

It was also revealed that an all-new Spartan and Elite customization option have been added to the game as well. The theater mode will also be used for keyboard and mouse play.

You can head to their blog to check out all the updates that the developer is ready to talk about right now.

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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered Missing Multiplayer Ends

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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is finally here which is nice but fans are also wondering why the multiplayer option is missing.

Activision has now explained that they did not want to release the game with a multiplayer mode as a standalone pack and they want to bring more classic map experience to the game and build it over time.

They added that they wanted to focus on seamlessly uniting their online players as the game supports cross-play between PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The developer is also offering DLC packs for free to all their players.

PS4 players got to try out the new Modern Warfare 2 Remastered first because of the PS4 timed-exclusivity but it will be released on the Xbox One and PC on the 30th of April.

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BMW 4 Series Convertible Huge Kidney Grille On Display

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We are still not sure of the new huge kidney grille on the BMW 4 Series Convertible but BMW is surely giving it to us bit by bit as spies spotted the convertible version of the 4 Series getting tested out in the open.

The vehicle was spotted without any camo on its grille so we get a clear view of what the grille will look like when it arrives. We can also see the soft top, strakes, and vents in the lower front fascia and more.

The vehicle was also fitted with production versions of the lights. In the back, the vehicle is fitted with blocky exhaust tips similar to the one seen on the M340i. What can also be seen is the blue brake calipers.

From what we can see now, the convertible looks very finished and close to done so an official reveal might not be too far away but with the pandemic going on right now, we will have to wait and see if the reveal will be online or an event.


Total War: Three Kingdom New Patch Will Fix Some Reported Issues

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A new patch will be released for Total War: Three Kingdoms this week including a few fixes for the game that players have been reporting.

The game is currently in beta right now and some players have also reported some issues like the titles not displaying correctly or players not being able to seek confederation after they declared King of Emporer.

Well, according to the patch notes, those will be fixed up but on top of that, the patch will also fix a few of the bugs like the one where Yan Baihu becomes stuck if he was attacked while using Poison Volley. The issue where the game would crash when requesting Tribute from a faction was the target of the Mercenary Contract will also be fixed.

You can check out the full patch notes to see what else in the beta the new patch will fix. If you are looking to try the game, you can access beta by right-clicking on the game on Steam, click Properties and then select Beta with the 5.1 option.

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Dead Or Alive 6 New Update Arrives, Nearing Its End

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A new update for Dead or Alive 6 but the developer has also revealed some interesting information about the future of the game.

The latest patch will be some additional features and update to the game including an updated hair color change system where hair color can now be unlocked on permanent bases. Previously, every time the player decides to change hair color, they will have to pay for it even though they have already used the color before.

Players will be refunded if they have already purchased the premium tickets for the hair colors in the past. The full patch notes for the update are on their blog now so players can check that out.

It was also revealed that this update will be the second last update the game will have which means there is just one more update after this and that will be all.

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2021 Genesis G80: All There Is To Know Now

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While the Genesis G80 design has not been a secret for some time now, other details were kept away from the public until now. Here is what we know right now.

The 2021 Genesi G80 will be coming in with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that will be delivering about 300hp and 311lb ft of torque. There is also the 3.5 liters V6 turbocharged engine that will be offering about 375hp and 391lb ft of torque.

For some markets, they will also be getting the 2.2-liter diesel four-cylinder turbocharged engine that delivers about 210hp and 325lb ft of torque.

Coming as part of its standard features includes the advance cruise control along with the automatic emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring. On the inside, the vehicle will also be fitted with a 12.3inch 3D instrument screen and a 14.5inch touchscreen infotainment system.

The 2021 Genesis G80 will be going on sale in the second half of the year bt no price has been announced yet.


Fortnite V12.30 Update Only Hours Away

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Fortnite will be getting its next major update soon as the second chapter for Season 2 and here is what the fans think will come with the new patch.

Last week’s update came with some new challenges and rewards along with a few bug fixes so we can probably expect to see something similar when the V12.30 update arrives. More content can be expected along with a few fixes for the bugs.

Some of the bugs that Epic Games is focusing on right now include the Harpoon Gun and Auto PickUp issue. The bug in Spy Games where players are getting stick at Select Tech screen could also get fixed.

Epic has announced that the updated downtime will start at 2 AM ET on the 31st of March but as usual, they did not mention how long the update will be. The update will most likely come without any patch notes as well so fans will just have to figure out what it has on their own.

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Cyberpunk 2077 New Wallpaper Shows Metro Scene

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Fans of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 game have been patiently waiting for the game to be released and while it is still a few months away, the developer has released a new wallpaper of the game this time, showing the metro scene in the game.

Players will be able to travel around the city’s districts using the metro service and this wallpaper, we see V, the main protagonist of the game sitting with his guns while the people of Night City clashes with the Arasaka employees outside.

Some fans of past CDPR games pointed ou how the helmets on the police look like those on the Nilfgaardians in The Witcher. Well, what do you think?

Cyberpunk 2077 will be released on the 17th of September 2020 on PC, Xbox One and PS4.

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Halo 2: Anniversary Expands PC But Not Get Too Excited Yet

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343 Industries continue to work on Halo and Halo 2: Anniversary for the Helo: The Master Chief Collection with the latest announcement suggesting that more people could be asked to do the test but don’t get too excited yet.

According to the developer Ring, 1 testing has begun which means external partners will now be included in the testing. We do not know who the developer wants to do the testing with and even if the testing foes on, if things do not go as smoothly as they want, they could go back to Ring 0 and continue to work with internal studio developers first.

If Ring 1 goes well, things should move to Ring 2 which more external partners are included and then Ring 3 where public people would be asked to join in.

We do not know when we will get to try it out but so far, everything seems to be on schedule with the developer. As for the Halo Infinite, it has been confirmed that the game will be released for the Xbox Series X.

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