The Ultimate Bike Lock and the Ford Mustang Dominates Germany: The Evening Rush
Plus, cold beer from Odell Brewing Co and cool shades from Costa.
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BMW plans to launch a carsharing service in the US. The program, called ReachNow, will start in Seattle with plans to eventually spread to major cities across the country. Drivers will pay 49 cents a minute to operate the sleek Bimmers.
Very impressive news for Ford: the Mustang outsold the Audi TT and the Porsche 911 in Germany last month. The Mustang outsold the TT by 72 units and the 911 by 28 units: Ah, the power of V8.
Spy shots of the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio have surfaced. Although the compact crossover SUV is pretty heavily camouflaged, the beefed-up suspension is clearly visible. The base Stelvio will use a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder, with a 2.9L twin-turbocharged V6 likely to slot into a Quadrifoglio high-performance model.
Battery chargers for your cellphone can be super helpful, but are often very bulky. Fortunately, Thino has invented a USB-sized charger that can rapidly charge your phone for an two extra hours of life.
A bike is a great way to get around on a budget. However, bike thefts keep many from riding peacefully. Vanmoof’s Electrified S has touchscreen locking mechanism with a fingerprint scanner. That way, the only person riding away with your bike will be you.
Today’s beer pick takes us to Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado. With the title of 34th largest craft brewery in the US, Odell is big, but committing to quality. Their brews tend towards hearty and hoppy: we love Prop Culture, a farmhouse ale.