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VW Tiguan Hits US Shores With Stretched Wheelbase

The new Tiguan showcased in Detroit tonight for the US market has been supersized. The new Tiguan's front end is defined by a sharp, understated look that's unmistakably Volkswagen. Driver assistance features include pedestrian detection, front autonomous emergency braking, blind spot alert and adaptive cruise control. Next-generation infotainment systems also arrive with the 2018 Tiguan, complete with flush smartphone-style display screens that supply shortcut buttons and both a stereo ...

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Binary Stars Said to Fuse and Then Explode By 2022

His prognostication is specific enough to make any astrophysicist squirm: Molnar now says the whole thing will go down just 5 years from now. Astronomers predict that a stellar explosion in 2022 will appear as a new star in Earth's night sky.

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Could The 2018 Stinger Make Kia the Next Three-Letter Luxury Brand?

In this most powerful form, Kia says the Stinger GT can accelerate from 0-62mph in 5.1sec, all the way up to a top speed of 167mph. The new Stinger is based on a GT concept first unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show . At 114.4 inches, the Stinger's wheelbase is longer than the Audi A4, Infiniti Q50, Lexus IS, BMW 4 Gran Coupe and even the Lexus GS and Mercedes CLS.

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Massive Iceberg Expected to Break off from Antartica

Since 2011, the rift has grown almost fifty miles, and it is as many as 100 miles in length in total and has widened to more than 1,000 feet. A large chunk of ice in the Larsen C ice shelf is joined with a small sliver of ice some 12 miles long with the rest of the continent.

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10.5-inch iPad in Q2 could minimize effect of dropping sales

A budget A9 chip made by Samsung is expected to power the 9.7-inch iPad. The iPad Pro 12.9 inch is going to arrive as the second generation and the 10 to 10.5 inch is going to be a high-end version that has a narrow bezel, while the 9.7 inch is going to come with a low-cost option.

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Who Is Jeanette Epps? Epps Is Headed To Space

Lithium-ion battery cells made in Japan have been installed on the International Space Station. NASA Television provided live coverage of the spacewalk. Other distinguished African-American astronauts have traveled aboard various United States space shuttle journeys, but Epps holds the title as the first of her race to leave her imprint on the space station.