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Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups Feds Take Hands-Off Approach to Driverless Tech, Worrying Consumer Groups
- Most Americans aren’t ready to trust self-driving vehicles. If that’s going to change as automated travel nears, consumer advocates say that federal regulators responsible for protecting the motoring public must set and enforce rigorous safety standards for the fledgling technology. But there...
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2018 Ford Expedition 4×4 First Test! A Bigger Bus 2018 Ford Expedition 4×4 First Test! A Bigger Bus
- Ford has been more willing than most of its competitors to infuse its big trucks and SUVs with new-school ideas. It led the industry in shifting pickup trucks and SUVs from V-8 power to downsized, turbocharged V-6s. It reduced the mass of its F-series pickups with the first-ever bodies made from...
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Extensive, High-Power-Charging Network Announced For Europe Extensive, High-Power-Charging Network Announced For Europe
A new joint venture announced by BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche will bring 400 fast charging stations to Europe by 2020. The venture, known as IONITY, aims to make long distance travel easier for EV owners in Europe. BMW Group, Daimler...
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Hot Cars: The Most Frequently Stolen Cars (Plus More Data) Hot Cars: The Most Frequently Stolen Cars (Plus More Data)
- From the November 2017 issue - Think that blinking red light on your dash doesn’t do a damned thing? Anti-theft measures on modern cars have prevented millions of hot-wiring, steering-lock-snapping thefts over the last two decades. Even as our swelling population registers a record number of light...
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Letter From The UK: A Car of Our Own Letter From The UK: A Car of Our Own
“This is Meg. Meg is our car.” This statement appeared on a Twitter feed near to me, accompanied by a photograph of a five-year-old Ford Focus. Meg is very clean and takes pride of place in their driveway. Meg, it is clear, is as much a part of the family as the dog or a difficult child....
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Lexus LS+ Concept Is a Flagship Focused on Automated Driving Lexus LS+ Concept Is a Flagship Focused on Automated Driving
- There are three things auto manufacturers are pretty much required to develop now to stay relevant: electric vehicles, crossovers, and autonomous-driving technology. As to that last one, the industry has decided it’s no longer a question of if driverless cars are coming; it’s a matter of when....
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Delphi Will Acquire nuTonomy in Latest Autonomous Push Delphi Will Acquire nuTonomy in Latest Autonomous Push
- In the realm of autonomous technology, Delphi and nuTonomy already had a lot in common. Both established pilot projects involving automated cars in Boston and Singapore. Both believe the commercial-vehicle market holds more short-term promise for widespread deployment. Both have been searching for...
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A New Normal: How Audi Is Developing Fully Electric Vehicles A New Normal: How Audi Is Developing Fully Electric Vehicles
- Electric vehicles are unlikely to make up more than a small percentage of the new-vehicle market five years from now—even tripling last year’s EV market share in the United States would mean less than 5 percent overall. Still, EVs will have effectively graduated from the minor leagues—compliance-car...
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20 Tough Questions About the Auto Industry in 2018 20 Tough Questions About the Auto Industry in 2018
- How bad could things really be? How good will they ever get? And just how underpowered might the Dodge Demon someday seem? Herewith, your burning curiosities extinguished. READ MORE ›› -
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The Brains behind Fully Self-Driving Taxis Just Got Smarter The Brains behind Fully Self-Driving Taxis Just Got Smarter
  - The brains behind self-driving vehicles are rapidly evolving to meet the ambitions of automakers and tech companies that intend to launch truly driverless cars over the next few years. - Silicon Valley chip maker Nvidia, one of the industry’s most prominent suppliers of artificial-intelligence...
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