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The 15 Cars With the Worst Fuel Economy on Sale Now

Whether you’re a born-again coal-roller or an acolyte of the Holy Order of Mother Earth, you can appreciate a car with good fuel economy—even if for different reasons. For some of us, the reason to care is all around us; the world is warming, and we’re speeding it up, so we should do what we can to minimize or reverse that. For others, the appeal of good fuel economy is more about how much money they pump out of their wallets and into a tank every week. Either way, cars that get terrible fuel economy are, generally, to be avoided. So, which cars get the worst fuel economy these days?

Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of the top 50 cars with the worst fuel economy are exotic sports cars and supercars, with brands like Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Ferrari the most numerous. Bentley and Rolls-Royce also make frequent appearances at the bottom

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‘Tesla’ of e-bikes sets sights on an IPO as it brings in $40 million in venture capital funding

The urban mobility transition to e-bikes has been in the works for years, but the coronavirus pandemic has poured rocket fuel on that growth.

(Photo courtesy of VanMoof)

Investment in Dutch e-bike company VanMoof has more than doubled with a new $40 million in funding, as venture capitalists look to cash in on the e-bike boom and the long-term viability of the sector.

The Amsterdam-based company announced the new funding on Wednesday, taking its total investment to $73 million after the second round of funding in four months. VanMoof’s co-founder Taco Carlier told MarketWatch that the funding was a “game-changer” and that the company has ambitions to list publicly.

E-bike startups are capturing venture capital attention as they race to meet a surge in consumer demand brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

The urban mobility transition to e-bikes has been in the works for years, but the pandemic has poured

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3 Trends Propel Vehicle Electrification

What you’ll learn:

  • Digitization of automotive systems. 
  • How automotive electronics helps to enhance safety in vehicles.
  • How companies are bringing about innovative advancements in automotive electronics.


Evolution has been a prevalent part of the automotive industry from the start, especially as the industrial landscape continues to become more technologically charged. As cars evolved from the first automobile developed by Carl Benz in 1886 to today’s automotive models, so did their technological infrastructures, which brings one to automotive electronics used in the latest vehicles.

From the replacement of the starter crank engine handle by electronic ignition in 1922, to Chrysler’s introduction of keyed ignitions in 1949, to the modern era where connected vehicles are quickly becoming the new norm, vehicle technology has witnessed a slew of developments over the years. These developments, alongside rising penetration of advanced safety systems in vehicles, the emergence of electric vehicles, and rapid progress in mobility

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