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The Volvo EM90, currently only for sale in China (Volvo / FT)

🔼 “Supervans.” Forget the limo. The latest luxury cruisers have massage seats, lie-flat recliners – and sliding doors »»

🔽 Cazoo. The British online car dealer went bankrupt. At its 2021 peak, the firm employed 4,500 »»

💬 “Short-form is where everybody is.” Online restaurant reviewers Topjaw are ‘feeding the beast’ —one TikTok at a time »»

🛫 These Blue Flag-certified beaches are the cleanest in the world »» And: Check out this new (old) train line that connects Italy, Slovenia and Croatia »»

👗 Maybe Supreme really is dead »»

🤖 You probably don't need to pay for ChatGPT »»

💎 You should be snapping up neo-vintage watches—here’s how to start »»

Flying private may be cheaper than you think. Click through and scroll down to browse a continually updated list of discounted, empty leg routes across Europe and North America

Flying LA to Paris on June 18th on a Bombardier Global Express will set you and 13 friends back €99,000 »»

The 9Rivet Levi’s, a stitch for stitch replica of the oldest jeans ever, will be sold exclusively at the Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour City store in Hong Kong for $3,999 HKD / US$513 (Levi’s / Hypebeast)

How Taco Bell’s going global »»

Also: London’s best sandwiches »» And: …bookshops »»

Ivee is a new B2B influencer marketing platform that promises to let you identify, assess and collaborate with B2B opinion leaders from Linkedin, Youtube, Substack and more »»

A new Webb telescope photo truly boggles the mind »»

The world’s graying gig economy »»

Amazon plans to give Alexa an AI overhaul — and a monthly subscription price »»

“I felt more like a local than a guest at this cool new Tokyo hotel — here’s why you should go” »»

Flying in or out of New York? Major traffic disruptions are coming to JFK — just in time for peak summer travel season »»

DeepL, a European rival to Google Translate, rides AI hype to a US$2b valuation »»

Xinomavro: the grape of the gods »»

And: What to know when touring the world’s best wine regions »»

With a flurry of significant acquisitions and partnerships in recent months, Hilton is in the midst of a golden era of reinvention »»

Levi’s created a ‘stitch-for-stitch’ reproduction of its oldest pair of jeans »»

UK inflation is the lowest its been in 3 years »»

Finally: Spotify made its own font »»

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