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Why your car's speedometer goes up to 160 mph (even when your car can't)

Why your car’s speedometer goes up to 160 mph (even when your car can’t)

That’s nearly twice the highest posted speed limit in the United States, 85 mph, on a stretch of highway in Texas. Why do our speedometers stretch to a speed that’s illegal, and only race-car drivers will ever reach? Toyota spokesman Paul Hogard said the automaker wants speedometers to be easy to read, so there’s value …

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Why your car's speedometer goes up to 160 mph (even when your car can't) | CNN Business

Why your car’s speedometer goes up to 160 mph (even when your car can’t) | CNN Business

Washington, DC CNN  —  Apple recently revealed a new version of its CarPlay system for vehicles, which include gauges like speedometers. But even Apple, the company that cast aside tradition when it reinvented phones, music players and headphones, bows to convention when it comes to speedometers. It displayed a classically-styled speedometer that reached 160 mph, …

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: 50 MPH Chinese electric 'motorbike' for $600

Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: 50 MPH Chinese electric ‘motorbike’ for $600

The wonderful thing about Alibaba is that you can find just about any type of vehicle under the sun, especially electric vehicles. Want to explore the seas? Have an electric boat. Want an entire backyard train set to drive your friends around your sprawling property? Here’s your own train. Storming a Normandy beach? How about …

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