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Elon Musk says Tesla will add Disney to its vehicles 'soon'

Catch up with Baby Yoda at the Supercharger

Elon Musk spent some time over this past holiday week answering questions posed by fans on Twitter, and one addressed the growing catalog of entertainment options available in-car via the Tesla Theater software feature: Musk said that Disney+ will be "coming soon" to the list of available streaming services drivers can access in their cars. Tesla Theater was introduced in the V10 software update that went out in September via over-the-air-update, and added streaming media from Netflix and YouT

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We join Audi live on Engadget's stage to talk the future of in-car entertainment

Audi partnered with Disney on a new project

Audi partnered with Disney on a new project.

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We try Audi and Disney's new in-car entertainment system on the track

Tailored VR experiences for backseat passengers

Tailored VR experiences for backseat passengers.

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The first Cars 3 trailer previews a dark turn plus EV racecars, and we have a theory

Lightning McQueen (almost) dies and the electrics are going to take over. Are the two related?

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Disneys One-Legged Hopping Robot | Autoblog Minute

Disney Research Hub focuses on robot-human interaction and robotic travel. Their latest creation is a one-legged autonomous robot that can jump 19 times for 7 seconds.

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Disney's Wall-Climbing Robot VertiGo | Autoblog Minute

Disney has a wall-climbing robot that can transition from ground to wall with ease. Vertigo, a four wheel robot is controlled by an onboard computer. It uses two propellers to thrust onto walls.

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Disney's robot car drives up walls

Disney's prototype VertiGo robot uses two tilting propellers to drive up walls, adjusting its thrust to stick to any surface.

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Chinese film Autobots blatant ripoff of Pixar's Cars

The upcoming Chinese children's film The Autobots liberally borrows elements from Pixar's Cars and a few other franchises. While its producers claim it's original... well, it clearly isn't.

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New 2016 Chevy Volt ad arrives in time for Tomorrowland

Disney's next blockbuster, Tomorrowland, hits theaters next week. Thus, Chevy is hard at work promoting its new Volt, which will appear in the film.

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Instructor's death at Disney racetrack 3rd in past year [w/video]

For his 24th birthday, TaVon Watson wanted a thrill ride, so he headed to the Exotic Driving Experience track at Walt Disney World.

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'Tomorrowland' movie will advertise Chevy Volt, E-NVs

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt and the EN-V concept car will make an appearance in the Disney movie 'Tomorrowland' starring George Clooney, opening on May 22. The sci-fi mystery will kick off the ad campaign for the next-generation hybrid.

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Walt Disney World Speedway shutting its gates

20 years ago Disney built a speedway in Orlando, held Indy and NASCAR races there for a few years, then left it entirely for stock-car ride-alongs and supercar lapping sessions. Now it's closing it down for good.

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Disney's Beachbot sand-sketching robot is one bright buggy

Disney Research Zurich and the ETH Zurich Autonomous Systems Lab create the Beachbot, a programmable computer on wheels dragging a rake that can create drawings in the sand.

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eBay Find of the Day: Unrestored Herbie Love Bug movie car

Well before Cars ever hit the screens, The Love Bug series of Disney films – starring Herbie the VW Beetle with a mind of its own – was an early introduction to cars and racing for many budding auto fans. Not the modern remake starring Lindsay Lohan mind you, but the originals from the '60s and '7

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Disney and Pixar racing back to the big screen with Cars 3

It's official, folks. Well, sorta. Disney and Pixar are planning a third installment of the mega-successful Cars movie franchise. The news comes courtesy of Disney Company head Bob Iger, speaking at the company's shareholder's meeting last week, and via Twitter.

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Top Gear hosts to get animated on Phineas and Ferb

Cartoonish as they may seem at times, the hosts of Top Gear typically appear as their own, live-action selves. But that's all about to change when Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May cameo on the popular Disney cartoon Phineas and Ferb.

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Jay Leno's Garage visits Pixar's private car show

After watching the Cars franchise of movies, we had a feeling that the people behind Pixar Animation Studios were automotive enthusiasts, and Jay Leno's Garage has proved our suspicions right. For this episode of JLG, Leno hands over hosting duty to another Jay, Jay Ward – the man behind the Pixar Motorama company car show and barbecue.

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Griswold Family travels to Disney in the Family Truckster, for real

Is there anyone among us who didn't laugh uncontrollably at the Family Truckster that transported Clark, Ellen, Rusty and Audrey (along with a few other, less fortunate souls...) to Wally World in National Lampoon's Vacation? We thought not. Such a classic piece of Hollywood automobilia deserves such recognition, we think, and we're happy to report that one real-life Griswold Family has replicated the movie's fatefu

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