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    Study: Forget 'Cars and Coffee,' the future is cars ON coffee
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    For many of us, coffee runs our lives. Without the bitter, caffeinated brew, most of us wouldn't be able to get up in the morning or avoid fading in the afternoon. Now, new research from the University of Bath suggests we might want to get our cars as hooked on java as we are. Regardless of the ...

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    ETC: Cars and coffee combine to make invigorating art [w/video]
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    Let's be honest; without coffee, nothing would ever get done. The cup of joe has done more to boost productivity than just about anything else on the planet. However, Romanian artist Adrian Mitu has found a new use for java – making fascinating automotive art. Mitu's style is really cool ...

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    ETC: Espresso Veloce V12 coffee maker is ready to crank up your morning
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    We're not sure Espresso Veloce makes anything else, but we're also not sure it needs to. This is the V12 coffeemaker, a java-dispensing chunk of aluminum, magnesium and titanium with pistons for cups. There will be just 500 of these made, sprung from the forge of the Arte Meccanica ...

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    Video: Mini knows how you take your coffee after a test drive
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    Mini Netherlands wanted to give its countrymen a good reason to test drive its cars, so it threw in a free cup of coffee with the spin – but not just any old cuppa joe. Cars were fitted with a sensor that analyzed the driver's style. The chip was then placed in a special coffeemaker that ...

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    Fiat 500L to launch with world's first in-car coffee maker option [w/video]
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    Generally speaking, until we've had at least twice of the FDA's recommended daily allowance of caffeine, we aren't as observant as we need to be. For instance, when we wrote about the newly announced Fiat 500L, we were so distracted by its massive glass roof, seating for five and the potential of ...

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    Video: Seinfeld teases new car show with other comedians
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    As it turns out, making a successful television show about cars is more difficult than it looks. Just ask Adam Carolla or the kids from the U.S. version of Top Gear. As we recently heard, Jerry Seinfeld has decided he should give the premise a go with Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, a new web ...

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    Cappucino Rampante: Nespresso makes a machine for Ferrari (sorta)
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    We're gonna let you in on a little secret from our world over here. Most of the time we spend at auto shows, we're pretty busy bringing you the latest from the show floor. But everyone deserves a coffee brake, and when we need our caffeine fixes there's no shortage of automakers eager to one-up ...

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    Grounds for Celebration: TV scientists convert VW Scirocco to run on coffee
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    This is what we mean when we say that the future of alternative fuels isn't anywhere close to being decided. A team from the BBC program Bang Goes the Theory has rigged an older Volkswagen Scirocco to run on coffee pellets. It's a bit complex, with the coffee grounds needing to be heated to 1,292 ...

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    Brunopasso: the espresso machine for auto enthusiasts
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    Cars need gasoline, and their drivers need coffee. While we wouldn't recommend combining the two into one beverage, why not infuse our coffee makers with more high-octane attitude? That's where the deviceSTYLE Brunopasso PD-1 espresso machine comes in. The styling, penned by Japanese designer ...

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    Will the Nav direct you to a coffee joint? New Volvo safety systems
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    I wish my S60 could conjure up a little coffee avatar in the LCD screen like the new S80 can. It'd be even better if it could perk a cup up for me. The new pictogram fun is part of a rollout of new safety features from the Swedish automaker. Coming to Volvo stores before the end of the year should ...

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    Skip the Starbucks-- Nespresso unveils in-car joe-to-go
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    Aside from the next-gen Camaro, this is a concept some of us want to see in production as soon as possible.Sibling blog Luxist has reported on the Nespresso InCar coffee machine concept. The portable device creates hot coffee using coffee capsules provided by Nespresso. The concept was one of ...

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