October 24, 2020
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The world loves boring car colors, and here’s the latest proof

It takes nothing more than a glance at a busy parking lot or a quick scroll through a handful of online car configurators to see which colors are the most popular for new cars in America. For those who relish the full spectrum of the rainbow, it’s dire. The most popular color, according to data provided by iSeeCars.com, is white, followed closely by black. Then gray, then silver. It’s all very monochromatic. These grayscale tones constitute 77.1% of the total.

The first vibrant shade to make an appearance on the list is red at No. 5 with just over 10% of color share. Blue is next at 9%, and then things fall off dramatically. To put the lack of color into perspective, we put together this quick pie chart. Naturally, each slice is colored to match its automotive hue.

We know some of those slices of pie are pretty dinky,

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Trump leaves hospital in car to wave at supporters; the latest knowns and unknowns of his condition | National News

Conley said Trump showed some common signs of COVID-19 on Thursday — a mild cough, stuffy nose and fatigue. The president tested positive that evening, the doctor said.

The timeline matters as an indication of how transparent Trump, his staffers and doctors are being about the president’s health and whether Trump should have known he may have been spreading the virus as he mingled with campaign donors, staffers and others Thursday.

WHAT WE DON’T KNOW: WHEN TRUMP FELL ILL

Conley declined to say when Trump had last been tested before Thursday’s test confirmed COVID-19.

WHAT WE KNOW: HOW TRUMP WAS INFECTED

It’s not clear, but attention is focusing on a White House event Sept. 26 introducing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Trump gathered more than 150 people in the Rose Garden, where they mingled, hugged and shook hands — overwhelmingly without masks. Photos also show several indoor receptions, where Trump’s nominee,

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Trump leaves hospital in car to wave at supporters; the latest knowns and unknowns of his condition | Nation

A third Republican senator, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, announced his positive test Saturday, and he had not attended Barrett’s nomination kickoff.

The administration says a White House medical team is tracing contacts.



Trump's doctor's comments on symptoms, care spark confusion

Contact tracing underway in New Jersey

State and county officials in New Jersey are contacting more than 200 people who were at Trump’s Bedminster golf club for Thursday’s campaign fundraiser and asking them to monitor for possible coronavirus symptoms.

If they were in close contact with the president or his staff, they are being asked to quarantine for 14 days. Officials recommend waiting five to seven days from the event to get a COVID-19 test to prevent false negatives.

Trump announced early Friday that he and his wife had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to a statement issued Sunday, the White House sent the New Jersey officials a list of 206 attendees.

Meanwhile, Somerset

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The Latest: Trump Leaves Hospital in Car to Greet Supporters | Political News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on coronavirus infections hitting President Donald Trump and others in his circle (all times EDT):

President Donald Trump briefly left the military hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19, riding in a vehicle to greet supporters gathered outside.

Trump departed the hospital in an armored SUV and remained in the vehicle as he drove past a flag-waving and cheering crowd outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Trump teased his surprise departure in a brief video posted to his Twitter page.

“I also think we’re going to pay a little surprise to some of the great patriots that we have out on the street,” he said, after thanking the doctors at the facility.

Trump did not alert the pool of reporters who are supposed to travel with him before leaving the hospital.

More than seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, in which he has

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Hyundai’s Latest Veloster Concept Is an 810-HP All-Electric Rear-Drive Track Car

Photo credit: Hyundai
Photo credit: Hyundai

From Road & Track

In a follow-up to its all-electric eTCR Veloster race car introduced last year, Hyundai has built a new battery-powered concept based on our favorite hot hatch. It’s called the RM20e, and like the Veloster eTCR, it has a mid-mounted motor, and spins the rear wheels. Developed in collaboration with Rimac, it makes a claimed 810 horsepower and 708 lb-ft of torque. That is… a lot.

The RM20e is the latest in Hyundai’s long line of mid-ship Veloster concepts, with the first debuting in 2015. The RM stands for “Racing Midship.” According to the South Korean company, the car is an engineering “rolling lab” for testing its new high-performance tech. The single 800-volt electric motor is powered by a 60-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, able to propel the car to 60 mph in less than three seconds, and to 124 mph in 9.88 seconds. Top

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