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2020 Tesla Model Y Dual Motor Long Range Tested: It’s the “Slow” One

Several months ago, you read our first driving impressions of the new 2020 Tesla Model Y, along with some bootleg performance numbers. We say “bootleg” because all our usual testing facilities were shut down by, well, you know what. We’ve been working to get you the full and complete test data you deserve since then. So here it is.

There is one teeny little catch, however: Because Model Ys are so popular, Tesla wasn’t able to provide one. Enter Richard Hak of Precision One Design in Torrance, California, who agreed to rent us his low-mileage 2020 Tesla Model Y Dual Motor Long Range for this test. We like to evaluate brand-new cars provided by automakers so we know they’re in pristine condition, haven’t been modified or crashed, and have no outstanding mechanical or software issues or open recalls. Sometimes, though, you have take what you can get. We bought Richard

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Slow Progress On Women’s Rights Decried At UN Summit

More than 170 countries promised during a virtual UN summit Thursday to step up their efforts to advance women’s rights, while the US took aim at China’s claims of leadership on the issue.

The meeting, which took place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, marked the 25th anniversary of the seminal 1995 World Conference on Women in Beijing.

“In the coming five years, China will donate another $10 million to UN Women,” President Xi Jinping said in a pre-recorded video, proposing another world meeting on gender equality for 2025.

In her own pre-recorded address, US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos condemned the treatment of women in Venezuela, Cuba and Iran, but saved her harshest criticism for Beijing.

“The worst violator of all in both scope and scale is the host of the conference we commemorate today,” she said.

“Since 1995, the Chinese Communist Party has been responsible

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